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1991 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L airbag light VIN: ZARB42N9M6
Thank you for your help. This car came in with several issues, but we have fixed them all but this one. The airbag light flashes constantly when the key is on. It will not test out then go off. any attempt to retrieve codes or reset the control unit have faile...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Lighting VIN: WAUEH24B0Y
This car was bought from an auction.Was parked waiting for detail.Had some rainy days and unfortunetly the drain under the battery was clogged.Inside of car filled with water. Disconnected battery dried carpets and made sure that trans ecm was dry.Car now runs...
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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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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ihka VIN: WBADT434X3
I have an 03 BMW X5 4.4 that has no display or no function on the climate control head. I checked the fuses and they were good. I pulled the IHKA and verified power at connector X18341 pin 1 and X610 Pin 1 and they were good. Checked ground at X18341 and it wa...
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L right front VIN: 5UXFB53534
when problem presents the steering wheel shakes violently and can hear thudding from the right front suspension and, no other braking problems when acting up steering is tight and suspension is in good shape also. problem only occurs intermittantly and of cour...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBAET37434
Idle fluxuates with no throttle response then dies. Will restart,run for [...] then dies again. Happens two to four times then runs fine.This happens after vehicle sits for more than 4 hours.Tested voltage at pedal,vehicle running no throttle response volt... Trouble codes: P1634
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2005 Buick LaCrosse CXL 3.8L Engine/Transmission VIN: 2G4WD532X5
We have this Buick with an intermittant rattle type noise that appears to be coming from the bellhousing area. Of course it makes the noise very little while in the shop on the lift but will make it a lot while driving down the road. When the customer first br...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L MIL Lamp on, P0411 VIN: W06VR54R2Y
fixed two leaks on injection system p0411 still returns. the pump runs the vac. solenoid for by pass valve opens the valve its self will open. i have to do this manually as there are no bi directional controls for this vehicle with the snap on solis pro. using... Trouble codes: P0411 (sec. air injection incorrect flow)
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L steering angle sensor VIN: 1G6DM57NY3
hi everyone, thanks for your help in advance, i have a 2003 cadillac cts, which has a porblem in the vses/abs traction systems, every now and then the abs light will light and the service stability message will come up, and code c1287 will set indicating an is...
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2003 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L oil pressure VIN: 1G6KY54993
Ok, so I am on my way to work yesterday morning and I am right around the corner from the shop. I'm at a traffic light and have just taken off from a stop and the oil pressure light/warning chimes saying oil pressure low - stop engine. Then it goes away. As I ...
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2006 Cadillac STS 3.6L starting and dash componates VIN: 1G6W677160
help out there fellow cadillac techs, i have the 2006 sts that is driving me crazy. it does not want to starting whenvever it feels like it. i looked at the past history, and it has had everything from batterys replaced to wiring to the transmission fixed. so ...
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1987 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G1YY3185H
car came to me with rough idle and miss under light load.Checked vac, it checked good and steady. Ran fuel volumn test, it was low (less than a pint in 30 seconds)R & R fuel pump, but still has same symptoms. My master tech will not do an injector balance test...
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1992 Chevrolet C1500 WT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on
i have been fighting with this thing for a few days and it is frustrating me now. customer complains about long cranking and once it goes it stalls or poor idle all while cold.i could not get it to act up on me other than rough idle for about a minute and a ha... Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor high voltage reading)
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEC19R5T
Still no start no injector pulse and no fire from coil scanner shows cranking rpm but no injector pulse width
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GCEC14W9W
thanks in advance guys.this has been a good one.SITTING STILL AT IDLE THE ENGINE RUNS PRETTY SMOOTH.WHILE DRIVING AT ABOUT 1500 TO 2000 RPM THE ENGINE STARTS TO BUCK AND SPARK KNOCK "REALY BAD".AT FULL THROTTLE IT SMOOTHS BACK UP AND RUNS GREAT.ALL FUEL TRIM N... Trouble codes: P0300, P0339, P1404
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L speedometer VIN: 1GNDM19W8W
Hello Everyone. I have this Astro van with an inop. speedo. There are no DTC's and the data stream is showing MPH. The cluster was removed and tested by Instrument Sales and Service here in Phoenix (these guys are a great outfit) and was told the cluster is go...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19TXY
When The truck is started up it has a missfire cyl number 4, it also has an extened crank. When the key is released and restarted it fires up, but has a rough idle. When the gas is depressed the miss will go away. I also pulled the number 4 plug to find that i...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Surge, LOSS OF POWER VIN: 1GCJK33121
this vehicle always loses power pulling trailer uphill only. vehicle does not show excessive fuel oil fuel hoses visually ok vacuum gauge idle less than 2" at cruise 3-4" fuel pressure actual and desired are ok - when taking vacuum reading from suction side o... Trouble codes: P0093 (large fuel leak)
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2001 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, misfire 1&4 cyl p300 VIN: 1GCCS19W61
truck was towed in with blown engine,replaced with low mile used engine.resealed and tuned.ran great after replacement was completed.truck returned 2weeks later for fuel level sensor repair.thats when we found the misfire codes.no complaint from customer, high... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L Surge VIN: 1G1JF52T01
Hi everyone, This one car has got me and another tech stumped. The car came to me with a blown engine(coolant in oil, and knocking). I put in a used engine from another 2001 sunfire gt(vin t as well). When the car came to me, it ran okay, no surging. Ever sinc... Trouble codes: C1275
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2002 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L compressor VIN: 2CNBJ13C92
This suzuki came in with a low charge and a noisy compressor which would not turn off even with no low side pressure.I checked the diagram and found there is no low side switch only a hi side switch,a temp sensor on the evaporator, and a compressor clutch cont...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L valves VIN: 1GCGK23U44
hi gm guys. i need to know what you think might have bent two intake valves on this 04 2500 6.0 silverado. customer said he ran out of gas and added some from a can possibly contaminated with water. no piston damage apparent. cyls look ok. had some rubbery bui...
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2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, high LT fuel trims VIN: 3A8FY78G56
Performed an Escan on fuel trims. Engine is in the orange at idle cells with plus 18% long term fuel trims. Engine compression pattern (timing installed wrong at the factory?). Dynamic compression scan shows that the cams and timing are all in time. Scan da...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L left rear brake VIN: 3B7KF22Z3W
i have this truck drive me crazy. first time came in customer stated rear brake has some noise. while customer was wating lift up found left rear wheel inside drum hardware fell in scored drum and lining.installed both side new brake shoes new drums and hardwa...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R3Y
car was towed in no start, cranks over fine.changed cam and crank sensors. still no start,unplugged cam sensor and it starts. checked reference voltage to sensors,have about 8.9 volts,thats a little high but not way out line.when it does run the timing chain i... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cam or crank signal)
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L converter VIN: 3B7KF2361Y
I have a 2000 Dodge 2500 5.9L diesel that has returned to the shop several times for erratic converter lock up condition. I have scanned for codes none stored, checked all grounds, battery condition(each battery tested separately isolated from system) and reco...
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2001 Dodge Durango 5.9L front evap box VIN: 1B4HS28Z21
replaced transmission when reconnected battery hvac controller lights flashing took to dealer they told front blend doors causing controller to fail self test. removed case all doors moving freely no binding or obvious damage system working fine all modes and ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L trnsfer case VIN: 1D7HU18D54
This pickup has a problem with shifting itself into 4wd on its own on the highway. customer said if he shuts it off and restarts it, it works fine. Does this intermittently. I havent got it to act up on test drives. Scanned computer no code number just said in...
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L mode doors VIN: 3D7KS26C65
truck came in for stuck on cold stuck on vent,no codes.replaced control head.worked for three heater control cylcles.went back to cold vent.note;power and ground to control head good,none of the actuators move.
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1984 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L no spark
I got the ultimate nightmare kit car. Cust believes the engine is a 1984 302 from a mustang. compaint of cutting out while driving, hall effect sensor in dist dropping out so it was replaced, as well as the coil. car started but still cutting out. I removed al...
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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP42X2T
Please help! This car has multiple problems. Has been to several shops, now it is my turn. Idles OK till it goes into closed loop, then it has a slight rythmic lope, idles rough. P1151 is for HO2S21 not switching, is correcting rich for a lean condition. R&R H... Trouble codes: P1409 (EGR EVR circuit malfunction), P1151 (bank 2 correcting for lean condition)
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Trans, radio,warning light's, steering and window VIN: 1FALP5205T
This car is my daughter's, I got it for her in July. When it was hot out, above 80 or 85 and car had been driven for 15 or 20 miles the trans would start eratticly shift up and down rapidly at highway speeds then the radio would quit. By accident I found that ...
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1997 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L 4WD/Transfer case VIN: 1FMDU34E5V
Help! This Explorer just came into the shop with a weird complaint. The 4WD will engage intermitantly on dry roads w/o slipping. The 4WD HIGH & 4WD LOW lights will flash on the dash on and off almost like flashing a trouble code. 4 flashes then a delay of abou...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L cam timing VIN: 37XK169673
We replaced the timing belt on this car and it ran good, no check engine light. Customer brought car back and said his gas mileage has dropped from 22 to 18 mpg and noticed that the engine would get warmer than it would normally when going up hills. We recheck...
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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 E-250 5.4L vacuum reserve
This one is fixed and sorry for no vin. Comming here was an after thought. Alldata pays 3.4 hrs to remove the evap case (plus recharge) so as to remove the vacuum reserve canister. It took me about 6 hours to r and r and recharge the system. Step by step there...
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1995 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L abs lamp VIN: 1GTDT14Z4S
Customer complaint about brake lamp coming on, had service performed for ABS lamp complaint from other facility, friend of a friend (oh boy here we go). They sold him a front brake job and told him he was all set. I get this vehicle and found they had removed ...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 4.3L power steering pump VIN: 1GTEK19W0W
Tested customer installed p/s pump, no pressure. Replaced p/s pump, cleared codes, test drove, worked briefly then same problem came back, pump started making noise like low on fluid and no power assist, fluid gets hot and boils out the resevior. We performed ...
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2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L alternator VIN: 1HGEM2121L
Hello all, I'm at a vw/audi shop and my parts guys has put 3 alternators in his civic, none of which will charge. I took a look at it last night, the green and white wire in terminal 2 at the alternator has 4.5 volts, the blue and white wire in terminal 3 has...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 5FNRL180X2
Engine dies when coming to a stop very intermittently when engine is cold. Runs good and restarts immediately after dying. Customer just bought vehicle about 3 weeks ago and has died about 3 times. No check engine light. No codes. Checked one spark plug, looke...
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1995 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Stall VIN: 4S2CY58VXS
After above noted repairs were made, the vehicle now stalls after a snapped throttle @ idle, or after heavy acceleration. When the stall occurs it is immediate, no bucking or misfire - just shuts off like loss of ignition signal. We did have our supplier excha...
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1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Trans oil temp VIN: SAJPX1848W
I filled the trans with a small amount of oil and went for a test drive. Unit seems to shift well, but I got less than 1/4 mile before the dash display warned me that the trans. oil temp. was too high. I scanned the system and came up with the 2 codes noted ab...
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1998 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Headlights, Low Beam only VIN: SAJKX6246W
This car came in with a dead battery. The customer said that the headlights came on in the night and drained the battery. I charged the battery and let it sit for a few days until i had time to get to it. After 3 days of sitting in the hot sun I noticed that j...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Steering VIN: 1J4GX48SX4
This Jeep develops a violent shaking in the steering at freeway speeds. It is a 2-wheel drive. We have rotated the tires front to back, replace front and rear brake pads and rotors and fit a new steering damper. We tried a KYB and also a factory damper and it ...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L timing belt VIN: KNADC12553
Timing belt stripped, lost all exhaust valves. Rebuild head, installed, but have and intermited P0304 and #4 compression will vary at times from #90 to #120. Rest are steady @ #120. Pulled head twice and pressure tested all valves-all held identically. Vacumn ...
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2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM3LW28J93
I have a MPV here today with no codes, and misfires, howver it was a very unbalance idle, almost like an EGR valve partically stuck open, a roll in the engine, everything is orginal however nothing looks bad and anything off of idle is perfect, any suggestions...
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2003 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L popping noise VIN: JM1BJ22553
Hello, this Mazda runs and drives fine but has a popping sound coming up through the intake at idle only. the idle only changes about 25 RPM when it pops but vacuum fluctuates down 1 to 5 inches depending on how rapidly it is popping, sometimes occasional pop ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA34E7N
Got this 400E driving us crazy. Cranks like it is out of time. Runs like the cats are clogged but they have been removed. Will not idle but will stay running and rev up slowly if you give it gas. Has about a 10 millisecond injector time at idle and an intermit...
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2005 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W75
car runs great and the only complaint is the check engine light is on. only codes are po171 & po174 both lean codes. i installed a new fuel filter ( never been changed )scanned the o2 while driveing and they both seem to change rich to lean ( slow but i've see... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ 3.0L sugar in tank VIN: 4A3AA46H23
have a customer who has someone whom does not like him. sugar dumped in gas tank. drove car for a day before bringing it in for service. what all iam i looking at replacing.
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, hard start VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
car came in would not stay running and very hard to start.sounds and feels like running way lean. starts popping and cracking through intake.then dies.will not stay running longer than 5 seconds on it own. and if i tickle the throttle just right i might get 15...
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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L anti theft VIN: 1G3WH52M5V
first of all, thank's to all of you that bother to read my message, i have this 1997 oldsmobile cutlass supreme, with the security light indicator always on, found bad ignition lock cylinder cables at lock cylinder, replaced cylinder, but light is still on, th...
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1991 Pontiac Sunbird LE 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2JC14K0M
Greetings: Vehicle failed CA ASM test for elevated NOX at 15/50 portion of test. Monitored O2 when performing baseline- no symetry and very jaggeded. Observed 12 in vacuum to egr while testing. Timing at 10 degrees. Alldata gave wrong info as to what type of e...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L factory alarm VIN: 1G2WP52K9Y
Customer stated that the "Security" light was flashing, and at one point would start and die. He disconnected the battery and the vehicle started, but the light was flashing still. He drove another couple of days and the same thing happened--no start. He disco...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WPOCA2982W
car was in overheat-coolant leak-replaced leaking water pump-bearings had worn, pump leaking. bled system, roadtest-client returned drips in similar area. upon inspection-leak is close to pump but at what appears a housing that carry's coolant from both sides ...
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2005 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WP1AA29P15
This Cayenne will start and run ok for a few seconds, even respond to throttle, but the idle speed and quality gradually degrades until it starts catching itself, then finally quits. It will always restart and do the same thing, usually dying within 30 seconds...
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: 5GZCZ53B13
gas gauge not registering correctly 1/4 tank no matter what .. fuses good -check with modis fuel level is [...],volts 1.85 on scan data resistance on primary sender is 67.2 ohms and secondary sender 78.3 5 volts at purple wire-- good ground verified shorted...
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1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L freeplay accessive VIN: JF1S6557YG
removed transmission,,all seemed to be straight forward in the removal. Installation of new pilot bushing,clutch assembly and reassembled. FREEPLAY from clutch lever Excessive and the hydraulic slave cylinder is having to push out too far to disengage the clut...
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2000 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L steering pump VIN: 453BE6456Y
this vehicle has a lot of air in the power steering fluid and I cannot get it out. Was in the shop for other work and when done the power steering became screaming loud, just like air trapped. We did nothing to that system, but still we need to get it fixed. ...
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1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L transfer case VIN: JT3FJ8W8N0
Noise from transfer case, differential or diff, noise was there before transmission replaced, noise is loud clunk when slowing down take your foot off the gas, then hit the gas again and vehicle has a loud clunk. Noise is very loud when shifting from drive to ...
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1993 BMW 740iL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGD8329P
This pain in the ass isn't gone yet but it does run right now. I resealed the intake , The diaphram on the back was blown. It also had two bad coil's #4 and #8 It fly's once again with no codes but now the owner wants to address some suspension noises,nothing ... Trouble codes: 12 (O2 sensor 1), 13 (O2 sensor 2), 201 (O2 sensor control 1), 202 (O2 sensor control 2), 65 (AC compressor).
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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADE6320W
Well the customer made a 2k mile round trip, with lots of highway/city driving. I waited until he got back with the good word to confirm my fix. I removed the intake and replaced the throttle body to intake gasket, on the lower side it appeared to have oil le... Trouble codes: 35 (Idle Load Fuel Trim 2 Limit Reached), 27 (Idle Load Fuel Trim 1 Limit Reached).
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3349Y
well after a long time of diag and waiting for the problem to occur, replaced wiring harness. my values for wiring checks to the throttle to the ecm keep on being differnt. talked to some lpcal dealers and they said the 323i had alot of issues with the wiring ... Trouble codes: 172 (169 -), 169.
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN634TY
as some had mentioned i rechecked my work and found the new pcv platewas leakiing, installed a new and all is well after 2 weeks thanks Trouble codes: 28 (fuel adaptation at limit), 29 (fuel adaptation at limit).
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1993 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L smoke out of dipstick tube VIN: 1GCGC39F5P
We cleaned the can on top of the passenger valve cover and the smoke was much better. We replaced it and it was almost all gone. Thank ya'll for ya'lls help.
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L no 2nd gear VIN: 3GNFK16T41
thanks for all the help. Its looks like interal trans. problem. Customer wants to trade for new truck.Thanks again for all the help,this my first time asking for help and I got to say WOW! it feels good to know there is that much help out there. keith.
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23U21
Most replies suggested egr:totally plugged off egr,plugged all 4 vacuum ports,changed intake,compared injector and coil pulse width w/good cylinders,removed and bench tested/compared injector flow to a new one,tested compression running and cranking,physically... Trouble codes: P0300 (engine missfire detected).
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Electronic VIN: 1GNDS13S62
control unit was bad it had and intermiten conection problem
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L abs VIN: 1GCHK23143
After going back and rechecking everything my techs had already done. I found that with the vehicle off the ground and on the lift I could erase the C0040 code and it would not come back. We could set the vehicle down and start to drive it and the code would i...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L broken timing belt VIN: 3C4FV78G33
Well we got rid off the dredded pt loser. The owner decided that he did not want a new water pump installed and towed it to a local car dealer for a trade-in. Sure wish he would have allowed a new water pump to be installed to verify all our suspisions. Thanks...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L flexplate VIN: 1C3EL46X94
Pulled transmission yesterday, found torque converter nose worn down on one side, fits loose in back of crankshaft...should have taken a look at this last time we had flywheel failure...bet i don't miss it again, thanks for the help.
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L air bag VIN: 2C4GP54L95
Thankyou for your replies. Thankyou for the warnings on ohm testing. I cleaned and tightened up the connections on the tensioner and sensor, as many of you recomened. We do a lot of dia and repair here. Probably 25 percent of the shop income is from drivea...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L oil VIN: 1B7GG2ANXY
I will close this for now. I reciecved 4 replies. One mentioned removeing plugs and pouring top-end engine cleaner in and letting it soak. Good idea. Also had a reply about normal oil consumption- sounded a little high but may be correct. Thanks to all. I told...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B3HD46RX2
customer brought a used pcm and we installed it,no starter engagement w/this pcm,installed original and started,w/old miss on front pass plug,do we need to reprogram the used one? Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353.
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1996 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTEF15Y9T
Well Techs, the truck is gone i checked all connections for the relay and fuel pump circuit everything tested good. I could not get the truck to act up for me. Thanks to everyone that replied Trouble codes: P0230, P0231, P1409.
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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FALP4048V
I am so sorry to waste everyone's time on this one. When I said this mustang had good compression I was relying on the compression test the owners son-in-law did. I finally did one of my own. every cylinder was different some by 20-30 psi. Running comp was... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FALP52U5V
Thank you Pete and Gordon for your replies.The pcm was bad and replaced it and no problems.Didnt have to reprogram anything with new pcm
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C4W
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. CLEANED EGR PORT AND ALL IS WELL. LESSON LEARNED| GOOD VACUM DOSEN'T MEAN CLEAN PORTS. THANKS AGAIN STEVE Trouble codes: P0401.
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L power loss gauges VIN: 1FTNF20L3Y
I wish I had more information to offer. I replaced pcm and released truck. Because of long operation time I have not heard if there has been anymore problems. Thank You Tony Trouble codes: 1285 (cylinder head over heating), 1299 (over heating detected).
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L rear of vehicle VIN: 1FMZU73K63
ok, vehicle fixed. we found the e-brakes adjusted too tight and causing a slight lock up once they got warm. thanks to everyone. we had not initially done the brakes.
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU1623L
NO REAL GOOD LEADS TO MY CODES OR DATA. REPLACED THE 2 O2 SENSORS AS A PRECAUTION AND SHIPPED IT. NOT ALOT OF INFO ON THE 2 P CODES AND AS FOR THE P0174 I COULD NOT FIND ANY INDICATION OF A VAC. LEAK. CUST DECLINED FUEL PUMP AT THIS TIME. THANKS FOR EVERYONES ... Trouble codes: P2198, P0174 (system lean bnk 2), P2196 (lack of switching sen 1-1).
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP55U33
I went over the wiring diagram and noticed that the fuse powered a evap solenoid at the tank. I popped the truck and found were the wires were shorted to the body. There was stuff in the trunk that broke the wire and when the wieght would shift and press on th... Trouble codes: P1451, P1406, P1747 (pressure control solenoid short circuit), P0135 (HO2S11 heater circuit fault), P0141 (HO2S12 heater circuit fault), P0155 (HO2S21 heater circuit fault).
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L rear speed sensor VIN: 1FTRX14W84
well I said this was a no brainer and it should have been-the Ford techs were right-the sensor cannot be checked with an ohmmeter-the resistance values for the front sensors are 3.5-5 meg ohms-this all goes out the sunroof when it come to the rear-it reads inf...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTSS34L57
Thanks everybody for your responses. John from Texas got this one. The chain on the left bank had jumped and the engine was mechanically out of time. Waiting for authority on a new engine.
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2002 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L power window VIN: 1GKDT13SX2
thaks to all for help. it was broken wires in the door jamb loom. repaired all the wires, and it is good now. thanks again for all your help
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK29244
well after waiting on the insurance company to approve the claim on this truck we proceeded with checking return flow from the injectors. We had just a trickle but that was enough not to get the pressure we needed. It seem as though these pumps are a high pr...
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1988 Honda Civic 1.5L brake system VIN: 1HGED3550J
Frist i would like thank everybody for your replies, like most of you said crimp off rubber brake hose found problem was in rear of car. spoke to the owner and said it all started when he did a brake flush, found green fluid in system. r/r rear wheel cyl and t...
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1995 Honda Prelude SE 2.3L abs light on VIN: JHMBB2278S
Well guys it's a fix, Daniel from Ohio nailed it. I mentioned earlier i tested all wheel sensors, but the FR sensor was out of specs just enough for the abs module to pick it up. Thanx 2 all.
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2000 Honda S2000 2.0L electric window VIN: JHMAP1140Y
a new window motor fixed it...still not real sure why it worked with the down switch but not when activating the tconvertible.
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HCG2252YA
pcm was bad took it apart found a burnt pin for fuel pump control also found 2 volt drop across main relay control circuit so i replaced that to protect my new used pcm from high amps draw
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L over heat VIN: JNK1CV51F0
THANKS FR ALL REPLIES.CUSTOMER DID NOT WANT TO GO ANY FURTHER.DECIDED HE WOULD NOT USE A/C SINCE COOL WEATHER IS HERE.I SHOULD HAVE WAITED TO OPEN REQUEST AS CUSTOMER WATED OUR TIME.THANK AGAIN
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2005 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA64S25
The issue with this vehicle was the aftermarket pcm was defective it had similar issues as the first pcm, the original pcm had an internal failure .. We obtained a NEW powertrain module from jeep installed it and all issues were resolved. Thank you for all of...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FE17N04
installed new spark plugs, all coils and injected atf in vacuum ports. vehicle runs good. thanks for all help
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Mechanical VIN: JM1BK34394
I recieved many replies and check the vvt accuator the timing chain was o.k customer decided to donate the car and did not want to fix it. Again thanks for all the help.Ron
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L no shift VIN: JM1BK32486
WELL NO REAL HELP THIS TIME BUT THANKS GUYS. I GOT A WIRE DIAGRAM FORM THE DEALER. IT PAYS TO HAVE FREINDS. I FOUND THE SIGNAL FROM THE PCM WAS NOT ACTIVATING THE TRANS RELAY. I CHECKED FOR SIGNAL AT PCM. NONE WAS COMING FROM IT. I CHECKED ALL POWERS AND GROUN...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L right taillight VIN: WDBED9OD3L
you guys are awesome fixed this car without having any information on it all 5 replies dead on thanks to robert and edgar there info of pin out was great it was the light module got new one today and just like that its fixed thanks to all who replied.David
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AA46L5X
Hi, Thank You all for the replies, they were very helpful. I apologize for the delay, but the customer didn`t want us to work on the car for financial reasons (and still doesn`t), but curiosity made me check it out. Ended up finding the fuel pump making an ir...
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2007 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 3.0L Steering VIN: JA4MT41X67
Well its been 1 week and no news is good news. As Ty, and Roger suggested that I had a bent component, well I replaced the RH front control arm and strut, bearing and insulator. I realigned and my SAI was much better and camber was now in spec. I then test ...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start VIN: 1G3GR62C4W
Car is repaired. It was not stated in original reply, but both crank sensors had been replaced and fire and fuel pulse were available- I would not have made the request otherwise. The problem was the fuel pressure regulator. There are two types of fuel rails (... Trouble codes: P1599.
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 3G7DA03E51
Thanks to every one who replied. This one was ended up being a simple fix. I had one of the new shop helpers put the t-body on for me. When he installed it he didn't look at the gaskets, the gasket for the t-body that came with kit did not have the iac port... Trouble codes: P1189 (engine oil pressure circuit).
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