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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L camshaft VIN: 1HGES4569G
hello bmw techs. i have a question that may be very simple for you techs. i removed the cylinder head on a 325is and marked the cam sprockets to the chain and the cam. i had to remove that cams before sending out to the machine shop. unfortunetly the marks tha...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CU5215R
Cust states the car now has a hesitation/misfire under load when taking off from a stop. This of course has never been a problem until we fixed it. It is getting a code for no spark reference signal from the crank sensor to the icm. I have troubleshot the wire...
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Water Leak VIN: 2G4WS52J26
Car came in for blower inop. Power and ground at motor. Removed blower motor and found that it was full of rust and wet. I can't see the water comming in. Something is leaking slow enough to leak on the motor, but not fast enough to leak on the floor. Just won...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W6S
vehicle does not start,it will start if you just bump ignition switch to crank for 1-2 sec.then will start.if hold in crank it will not start,once the engine is running it will have a slight hesition.if you turn on all electrical loads it will fall dead on its...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WH55K71
greetings to all this chevy set a code for the air injection system.i have checked the air pump and that functions i then checked the solenoid which supplies vaccum to the air valve and thats working.i removed the air valve and when there is no vaccum you cant... Trouble codes: P0410
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2004 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Diff Leak VIN: 1G1YY32G44
We have here a 2004 chev corvette convertible. About 18 months ago, the vehicle came in for a large differential leak. We resealed the differential using the appropriate sealers and new axle seals. Refilled with gm fluid and the additive. Ever since... The v...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L horn VIN: 1GCEK19C68
horn inop, check fuses under hood horn fuse hot all the time. scan body computer no codes ,command horn on w/scan tool no noise. check input/ outputs no change when pressing horn pad. does not work with key fob also. went to horns under each head light both ha...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1C3EL46R84
hi i have a sebring with a waterpump leak (confirmed) and see that the flat rate time is about 6 hours.how do you do this job in 6 hours the engine is transverse so removing the rad is no help.with the possiblity of bending valves and the fact that it is a har...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L 4rth VIN: 2C3KA53GX6
Vehicle came in from transmission shop; scanned for codes, found DTC P0657; check ign power supply to module-ok, checked fuse at trunk fuse box, removed fuse and reinstalled - ok Actuator-solenoid supply voltage ckt "A" monitor yellow wire at TCM pin#38 - (T7...
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1994 Dodge Dakota 3.9L fuel gauge VIN: 1B7FL26X0R
tsb shows to add common ground for tank and sender, called dealer, part is discontinued (4773164). asking for information if anyone has used this kit in the past, what did it consist of, can i run run ground wire myself . the tsb shows which connectors to disc...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3B7HF13Y6S
good morning all i have a 1995 dodge ram 1500 with a 5.2 liter. came in would not idle cold. once it reaches operating temp it runs absolutly perfect! found oxygen sensor broken off of its base and replaced. vehicle will start and idle on it's own now but is v...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L fans inop VIN: 2B3HD46R1Y
car came in for the upper radiator plastic housing had blown off, replaced pipe and housing assembly ran car fans not coming on installed new chrysler fan relays fans still inop found left fan frozen install new fan assembly. fans still not coming on accesed c...
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2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L Starting VIN: 1B3EJ46X11
Hey Guys, Got a wierd one here. It is for a used car lot. This Stratus 2.4L is not charging. I think it is the PCM as It came in with a new alternator and new battery. The wierd part is that it has a toggle switch wired into it because sometimes it will not st...
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2002 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Long Crank Time VIN: 1B7HL38N32
Hello, This Dakota has lower mileage. After a Couple of hours, it will have a long crank time. We have checked fuel pressure. (OK) Left the fuel guage on the truck and it never dropped. Changed spark plugs, and sent them to dealer for Flashing. Dealer told cus...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L tcm VIN: 1D7HA18N62
Hi Group: Need some help with this one. A few months ago got a call to check for no comm/ dead TCM. Found corroded feed wire. Repaired same. All was good. Truck came back,two weeks ago, cracked head. Repair shop replaced engine with reman. Fired up, runs OK, ...
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1984 Ford Bronco II 2.8L Starting VIN: 1FMCU14XE3
vehicle came in before i arrived at this shop and mechanic wanna be before me chaged out the distributor. coil, tfi module. vehicle still has a no start condition. not real great at these older fords and not sure exatly where to start. looking for help where t...
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1986 Ford Bronco Custom 4.9L steering VIN: 1FMDU15Y4G
Hey folks, think I got myself into something I probably should have not. A gentleman brings me his Bronco saying that it is hard to drive. So I test drive it and he was right, this thing is all over the road. So I suggest we perform a wheel alignment. Thats wh...
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1990 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Starter VIN: 1FTEX14H8L
This started in January, the starter solenoid shorted and burned up the original starter. We replaced the starter and it started fine. We did inspect the flexplate and there was slight tooth damage in a couple of places but not enough to cause problems in our ...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation VIN: 1FTDF1721V
This truck began hesitating off the line like a bad accelerator pump in a carburetor a couple of months ago. The customer brought it in because it began misfiring and losing coolant. I repaired the the head gasket but the hesitation is still present. The plugs...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.6L Passing Condition (Kickdown) VIN: 1FDRE146XW
Trans worked find for 30 days. Then customer calls with rpm flare up with slight accel. at 40 mph, and a delay in downshift gear engagement. Worse at 60 mph and higher rpm's downshift and engagement bangs in gear during downshift. Scan tool shows down shift fr...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Charging VIN: 1FTNX21SXY
a customer bought this truck and brought it to my shop. the truck did not charge. the battery light is not on. i noticed the alt looked new. i went ahead and changed it anyway. i also replaced the battery because it was old and dead. it still is not charging a...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX31L92
truck needs to be inspected. check eng light comes on, for o2 heater codes, but neither one of the monitors are ready. o2 heater or o2 sensor?? checked harness after o2 replacement. seems to be ok. weird that mil comes on, but the monitors arent ready?? need t... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU72E52
hate to waste a help request for this but i am at a loss.if you have the selector switch in panel vents and go to any other position it will not switch it stays on panel.if you go to off position and then go to any other position it will work properly. i have ...
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L ride control VIN: 1ZVHT85H86
Hi there fellow techs! I have this 06 Mustang with body vibration which starts at 40 KPH and disappear at 80 KPH.We duplicated the same vibration which the customer is concern about and it happens always and it is excessive.We tested with MTS 4000 vibration a...
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2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L ignition coils VIN: 1GKET16SX3
I had the customer come in with a mis-fire cylinder 6 and when I pulled the coil it was full of water. There was one inch of water around the plug and heavy condensation. Plug and coil 5 were starting the same issue. Any help on this cause would be great. Reme...
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2006 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: OGKBT13S46
This envoy came in with po171 lean exhaust can find no vac leaks or air filter problems.The st fuel trim is at 20% so there is a problem. Everything looks normal on the scanner when driving except fuel trim. Do these have injector pluging problems. P.S. The o2... Trouble codes: 171 (lean exhaust)
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L P-D, R-D shift VIN: 1HGCB9851M
Momentary slippage P-D, R-D, then it's fine, power comes on suddenly after mild acceleration of engine speed ... I have noticed it alot after a hot re-start, never happens cold or in reverse, basically a 'parking lot only' type of problem. I searched the datab...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L door locks VIN: 1HGCM56683
2003 accord ex, doors unlock but will not lock, I've found that this a common problem on accords but I don't know the fix. All actuators are good. any help would greatly be appreciated, Thanks in advance John
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2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L engine VIN: JHMCM56303
fellow techs, we have a 2003 honda accord lx, the problem we have is while the vehicle is in gear with the ac on the car really vibrates, it still vibrates but not as bad with the ac off. the front 2 mounts were replaced with factory honda parts, the rear 2 mo...
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2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78836
Code p2422 vent valve stuck closed. Can check operation of valve and can see it operate. Checked hoses and found spider and his web in small hose and it's connector going up into a cavity in the body. Have another hose, about 5/8 or 3/4 in going up into anothe... Trouble codes: P2422 (Evap vent valve stuck closed)
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2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8L SRS system VIN: 2HGFA15567
I have conflicting answers when it comes to replacing the SRS module. Some say if the SRS light is blinking the module dosen't need replaced just the codes need cleared but if the light is on solid it must be replaced. My lights are blinking. In the accident t...
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2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L reverse\second VIN: JNKCP11AX2
Hello, I have this 02 Infinity that came to me with no reverse and no second gear. There was no slipping, owner said that he heard a pop, then reverse was completely gone as well as second gear. I replaced the transaxle with a used one, and it ran great and sh...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Heater blend door VIN: 1J4GW68N3X
This Jeep has AZC dual temp controls. The passenger side does not put out any heat(Drivers side works well) although the A/C output is fine on both sides.. Another shop replaced the control head in July to fix a blower problem but didn't notice or check to see...
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1990 Mazda MX-6 GT 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1YVGD317L5
This cars emmissions will clean up within state spec then within a brief time just fall off the table and go full rich to partially rich we've tested the inputs at the time of failure and all seem to be functional: ECT/MAF/Oxysensor is new ECt is new caris n...
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1970 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.5L heater core VIN: 1090561200
Greetings fellow techs. We are at our wits end trying to get this heater box out.The only way we can see it coming out is thru the drivers side because of the blower motor sticking up.I have removed the steering column etc and still not enough room.This car ha...
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 4.5L Hesitation VIN: 1070241201
Hello, I'm hoping to get some information on adjusting the fuel distributor on this old Merc. I've worked on several of these old V-8s and always found a 3mm allen key could be inserted into the tiny hole between the air inlet and the distributor. However, on ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L anti theft VIN: WDBJF65J61
I called a local MB dealer and got the radio code. I cannot get it to take. I turn the key on, turn the radio on, it say's "code" for 5 seconds then say's "wait". I wait until the wait message gooes out, then it lets me put in the code. I put in the code three...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L windows VIN: WDBLK65G12
Hi group,have this 2001 clk 320 convertable,windows have 4 switches in center console,rear windows operate with rear switches,same time will operate front windows,but can not operate front windows with front switches,cked front switches with known good switch ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBB86EX6
This vehicle runs fine, mil light on and off. For some reason we are comeing up very short on info for this specific problem..What I do have is vague and sketchy at best..if anyone has some diagnostic details or has run into this problem any help is apreciated... Trouble codes: P0017, P0016
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1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM64JXR
Hi, this car drove in to check for an oil leak. I put dye in the oil and ran it, finding a leak under the timing cover. I opened the cover to see where it was coming from, and put it back together. The car hasn't started since. I have double-checked the crank ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L controller VIN: 6MMAP57P41
after repairing wire i now have a signal to controller. a road test showes wheel speeds for all except rf wheel. dtc reveals lr wheel speed code. tried a used controller same symptom. not sure what to do next. i have data to upload for reveiw if needed thanks ...
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2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L rear hatch & glass VIN: 4A4MN21566
Wondering if any of you have run into this problem. 2006 Endeavor rear hatch & hatch glass won't open. Both are electric in operation, no key to open the rear. Here's what I've looked at so far, and I'll mentiion that I can't find anywhere on ALLDATA a wiring ...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L abs module VIN: 1N4BA41EX6
Vehicle came in with ABS light on after several false ABS stops,first couple of stops of the day.Scanned found...C1110 (controller failure),c1124 (LR inlet solenoid)Found tsb NTB07-0168 for exact symptoms.Performed tsb along with new NISSON controller $$ $1040...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL on VIN: WPOAA2998X
We have run into this code before (PO446) and a canister shut off valve takes care of the problem. This one has decided to buck the system. So we have run extensive tests on every component and tube ETC. The pressure sensor checks OK..the valve is new and work... Trouble codes: P0446
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2004 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L rh headlamp VIN: 1G8AZ52FX4
rh headlamp dim, found no power from fuse wiring o.k. bcm?
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1992 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L No Start VIN: JS3TD02VXN
Greetings! We have an intermittent no start on this Suzuki Sidekick. Checked the igniter and it failed the Alldata test, replaced, started and ran great until i shut it off, then no start. Checked powers and grounds A1-A12-A13 and B1-B2-B14 with a headlamp-g...
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1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT3HP10V0X
Vehicle came in with a P1133. I found the TSB #EG012-01 for replacement of the A/F sensor with OE#89467-42030. The vehicle was running sluggish and when started it had some black smoke. I ordered a A/F sensor from worldpack using the O.E.# and I installed the ... Trouble codes: P1133 (A/F Sensor Circuit Response Malfunction)
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L unknown VIN: 4T1BE32K23
hey all, the owner of this car is complaining of the steering "will not return to center" after making a left turn, she also said that it seems to be hard to turn the wheel back to center.("like the front wheel is folding under") she claims that it has almost ...
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2004 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Acceleration after hard braking VIN: 5TDZT34A94
Help will be greatly appreciated! Verified customer complaint-brakes stay locked up after hard braking (not an ABS stop) Engine rev's high on accel, then brakes feel like they release. Chirps rear wheels. No ABS Mil is activated however 2 codes set.C1223 and...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63BIX
no comm. tryed radio and harness un plug abs,door mod. air bag mod. door mods. need to know what the voltage should be at can line?
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K87
Evap Code Come up every 60 miles.P2404 or 18836 . no leaks found on gas cap & Evap system(Check For Leaks With Smoke Mashine)Check Power To leak detection pump & wires to ecm(found ok).Replace leak detection pump & same code come back after 60 mi drive. Any id... Trouble codes: P2404 (Evap Emiss. System Leak Detection Pump Sens Circuit Range/Performanse)
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L Surge VIN: YV1SW58D81
Hello Volvo Techs This car has an idle surge/hesitation when it drops under 800rpm appox. We notice also the headlights dim down when it hesitates. Only happens when warmed up and at idle. Runs great other wise. No codes with Vadias/ Cold starts idle is good....
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1995 Acura Legend L 3.2L compressor & fans dont engage VIN: JH4KA7667S
i want to thank all 6 technicians who responded to my request. to make a long story short , the answer to my problem was the heater - ac control unit mounted in the dash. i dont know how the happened but it went bad. replaced with a know good unit .and now ev...
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2005 Alfa Romeo 156 twin spa 2.3L Mechanical VIN: ZAR9320000
thanks for everyones input,i obtained a set of ribe bits from a local bearing company,the timing belt replacement was smooth sailing,just used common sense with the inlet cam gear, the timing and balance shaft belts were marked to line up with marks on the ge...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUJC68E33
The repair following my IATN post went something like this: The vehicle a 2003 Audi A4. Non quattro. 1.8T AMB. The throttle does move with the accelerator. I have had an implausibility code generate when trying to operate the accelerator pedal while cranking ... Trouble codes: P1568 (Throttle Valve Control Module. Mechanical Malfunction.), P1579 (Throttle Valve Control Module. Adaptation not started.).
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1988 BMW M5 3.5L No Start VIN: WBSDC9307J
thanks for all that responded,replaced computer and fixed problem,now I have spark.I found that fuse box has melted too,that to be fixed on a later date.
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1995 BMW M3 3.0L vanos VIN: WBSBF0326S
So after the 3 oil changes and one Lucas everything is fixed, no vanos noise or lifter noise. Thanks Guys
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2004 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L evaporator VIN: WDXPA73464
Thanks to those who took the time to help, went to bmwtis.com and could only find heater core instructions. some help. any way this one is done. next time will be a whole lot easier.
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX Plus 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G5DB03E52
This is not a complete fix, because the customer declined to do any work. I wish I had a smoke machine, because all the second guessing I was doing made the diagnosis even longer. So I ordered a new MAF and put it in and all was good. Trims stayed around 0 and... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300.
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1976 Cadillac Eldorado 8.2L Horns
Well I have fixed this vehicle. Thanks to everyone that replied, they all had very good ideas of places to look for the relay but unfortunately I don't know if someone has altered this vehicle or what has happened. I was unable to locate the blasted relay! I l...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Traction control light VIN: 1G6KD54Y52
The traction light is still on. Retested power to the EBCM at start up and it never fluctuated. There was no interruption of power during start up. We even got into the re-flashing business since this episode began. Modules were programmed to each other a...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1G1FP234ZD
Thanks for all the reply. The problem is bad combination valve.
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEC19R5T
Turns out the customer had replaced the ignition coil & module attempting to fix this vehicle before it was brought to us. What I finally found was the tach signal connector in the coil bent over and not even making a connection. Thanks to all that replied.
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCEK19RVE
Richard [...] got the right answer with the crank sensor rubbing on the reluctor ring because of distorted cover. So I put a small spacer under the sensor and a different sensor and It hasn't missed a beat yet. I had 13 replys with comments such as: Carboned u...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L abs VIN: 1GNFK16R1X
THANKS EVERYONE FOR ALL YOUR HELP YOU WERE ALL RIGHT ON ABOUT CHANGING THE WHOLE BEARING AND NOT JUST THE SENSORS I REPLACED BOTH FRONT HUB BEARINGS AFTER TESTING BOTH SENSORS AND BOTH GAVE GOOD READINGS AFTER CHANGING THE WHOLE HUB ASSEMBLY PROBLEM SOLVED YOU...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19WXY
Although I had checked the ignition switch for power output, I decided to recheck it after so many people (Bob, Brian, Kevin, Russ, etc...) had pointed in that direction with many switch failures credited to them. I had intermittant power to pink wire which fe...
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2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L gas tank VIN: IGCDT13W52
we were FINALLY able to find a used gas tank in conn. thankyo all for your help we did not want to put a used tank in but had no choice, as this was a 4 dr s10 and everyone we checked with had gas tanks for a two door s10. thanks again dave
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCHC24U11
Problem was the main grounds @ frame under drivers door and behind eng. block cleaned them both vehicle runs good. Trouble codes: P0300.
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L engine VIN: 2GCEK19B26
Thanks to all. I found a small piece of debris imbedded in the oil pressure regulator valve. Debris was missed on first inspection. Replaced oil pump all is well. Thanks again for all the replies.
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2004 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2C3HD46R24
Well, by accident I found the pinion factor after the pcm replacement and program was incorrect. Put the correct pinion factor in and waala!! FIXED!! Thanks for all the replys and help guys. Jason
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R3Y
Thanks for all the time and help, the chain had tons of play and after authorization from cust took apart and found multiple guide failures. Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cam or crank signal).
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 3D7LU38C13
Got 5 replies all good information, Desided to do a little more invesigation, one replie was to install a shift kit. I did pull the valve body apart and it did have some sticking valves, also I reistalled the front band piston and band and air tested, I did fi...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18D05
Thanks to all who replied. Pretty much the same mix of opinions that I saw in the other help requests. Anyway, more replied that disconnecting the battery so the pcm could relearn values of the new egr was acceptable. That is what I did and no codes, vehicl... Trouble codes: P0406 (EGR Position Circuit High).
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1984 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L no spark
If there's one thing I learned from this car it's if I ever run across a kit car again where lamp wire has been used to patch electrical work run away, run far away. after a couple hours of painstaking wiring and component checks,(even the tach as one member s...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L master cylinder,booster? VIN: 1FDKF38F38
Thanks to all the ones that replied. Some of you spoke of needing the brakes adjusted. Right On. We adjusted them and sent it on its way. al
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L fuel pressure VIN: 2FMZA52404
There was no cover on fuse box under hood,water must have corroded the terminal that is opposite the 12v side of fuse. Once I traced down the wiring back to fuse and found 12v not going through fuse,only 6.40 volts must have been backfeeding .There was only 6v...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Starting VIN: 2FMZA5744B
THIS FIX MAY HELP ALL OF YOU IN FACT IT WAS THE CHECK VALVE IN THE FUEL PUMP IN THE TANK FORD SUPPLIED ME WITH A CHECK VALVE WHICH IS ABOUT 3 INCHES LONG SNAPS ON FUEL LINE COST $60.00 CAN. WE DIDNOT HAVE TO PULL TANK AND REPLACE PUMP WHICH WOULD HAVE COST $65...
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2004 Ford E-250 5.4L vacuum reserve
Thanks for all your replies. I have looked @ aldata severial times trying to find combos for this job. I am sure there is somthing that I was missing. My next step is to contact Alldata and get them to help. I guess we live and learn. Hope to see another one s...
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2005 Ford E-150 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14W05
Thank you for the help.After removing fuel rail and checking cyl.#1 and #3 injector, noticed pattern was shooting fuel jet stream only,meaning there was no atomization.Checked others and they sprayed like fine mist.After swapping cyl#1 to #4 misfire cyl#4 set... Trouble codes: 0171 (lean code), 0174 (lean code), 0301 (misfire cylinder 1), 0303 (misfire cylinder 3), 2195 (Bank 1 Sensor 1 O2 sensor).
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2006 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L radio VIN: 1FTPW14546
we found someone had installed a jumper wire from the hot at all times wire for the power mirror to the light blue wire for the power window connector in the driver door. it was backfeeding power to the radio through fuse 22 keeping the radio alive intermit. t...
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L heater VIN: 2FAFP71W06
the problem was the blend door actuator. apparently common on police and taxi fleet cars. the replies i recieved confirmed my thoughts, but i just wanted to be sure as this is labor intense. did find some good tips on shopkey to shortcut the 5.5 hours. so the ...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Vibration VIN: 1GKDS13S62
Craig in Ohio gets the prize on this one. I replaced the mounts with OEM GM parts and the vibration is gone. Thanks for the reply Craig!
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2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L alternator VIN: 1HGEM2121L
Thanks everyone, installing an OE alternator did the trick. The charging system is operating normally.
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2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L radiator VIN: 1HGCG66882
AFTER RECHECKING COOLING SYSTEM. AND RECIVING ENOUGH E MAILS BACK POINTING TO ENGINE BLOCK PROBLEMS, WE ARE REPLACING ENGINE ASSY. THANKS FOR ALL OF THE FEED BACK
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2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L seal VIN: SAJD4AC11N
Well, you guys are great! You all answered all my questions. The first thing is don't mess with the aluminum collar to fix the axle bearing. Since I all ready did I spun it out counted the turns put a new oring on it and put it to the original position (lucky ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1J4GW58S5X
Thanks to all for helping! Fix was an internal leak at the 1-2 accumulator, the boss around the piston was broke causing fluid not to push on the 2-3 shift valve. What a nightmare!
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L starting VIN: 1J4GW48S91
Hello Thanks to all who answer my call for help. It ended up being a bad bcm! Cust. is back on the road without disco lights. Thanks again. jp
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L all guages no bus VIN: 1J4GL48K92
Well thanks for the help but this guys not returning any phone calls cars been here two weeks no call . Im pretty sure its the ECM but I wont be going any further on this one due to customer abandoning the vehicle it seems. At this point we just want it out of...
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2007 Kia Sedona 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMB233X7
Thanks! Sent customer to dealer for warranty repair. Trouble codes: P2106 (ETC System Malfunction Forced Limit Power), P1295 (ETC System Malfunction Power Management), P161B (PCM Internal Error-Torque Calculating).
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1070441205
Thanks to everybody that took the time to reply. Most of you were right about vacuum leak. Found three vacuum lines broken from age and heat that came from under the lower chamber and fuel distributor.After repair to them and a little idle adjustment, it's goo...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB54E9Y
TAHNKS TO EVERYONE THAT SENT REPLIES FOR MY HELP REQUEST. THANKS TO JAMES IN FLORIDA FOR HIS EXTRA HELP. I REPLACED THE YAW RATE AND LATERAL SENSORS AND ALL SYSTEMS ARE WORKING OK AT THIS TIME. I WILL LET YOU IF THIS DOES NOT FIX THE PROBLEM IF ANYTHING SHOWS...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L abs & traction control VIN: WDBRF40J65
thanks for all the help! although i have no information(neither the diagnostic flow chat or wiring diagam from mitchell on demand), but with IATN. i got valuable tips from experienced technicians to fix it. I changed the steering angle sensor which is below th...
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