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2000 Acura TL 3.2L oil pressure VIN: 19UUA5664Y
Customer called with light on, we had car towed in and no oil pressure via guage. Oil filter removed, full of clean oil, level on car good. Dry filter put back on and no oil getting to filter. Removing oil pan tomorrow to see pickup and for any clues. Given th...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Compression VIN: WAUEH5484Y
My daughters car. She blew up the engine at 73,000. She stuffed a rod through the block. I replaced the short block and built it with high quality parts, redid the heads, etc.. I top notch rebuild. Has been running perfectly ever since. She parked it in the ga...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBAAM3349Y
i guess i closes this ticket too soon. i have a 2000 bmw 323i that is not only eating my lunch, but breakfast and dinner are in trouble. this car came in with code p1542 signal pedal travel (in thrttl) pot. 1 short circuit. i replaced throttle per tsb for the ... Trouble codes: P1542
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L door handles VIN: WBAFB3340Y
Need some help with this BMW X5 4.4i I don't work on these very often. Door handles are inop. Removed the door panels to inspect assembly. Everything seems to be okay but when pulling handle from the outside it feels very loose like a spring is broken. while p...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L limp home mode VIN: WBABS32080
Hi all, need some help, car and trans drives good, occasionally goes into limp home mode, our snap on scanner says code 049 Gear control monitoring. Can anyone expand a little on that, I have not been able to find a similar fault in the fix database and have y...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L temperature VIN: WBAFA53541
hi guys, ben here from hong kong auto service. i have this bmw x5 in the shop, and the gauge says it's overheating at idle with the heater off in the car. if i turn the heater on as it begins to overheat it goes to normal. we tried a new thermastat,fan clutch,...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L rf window VIN: WBAGN63403
Hello out there! We have a problem 745Li that just won't go away. Car came in originally for a failed RF window regulator. We got a 'World Source' regulator from Worldpac, the regulator failed 3 weeks later. The second regulator we installed was a OEM regulato...
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2008 BMW 128i 3.0L rear tires VIN: WBAZL73588
Hello,I have this good customer with a 2008 BMW 128I convertible that wears the rear tires after 3500 miles.They are not wearing unevenly and he is a pretty conservative driver. He is still in warranty and the local dealer has told him they are wearing due to...
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1990 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L auto temp control VIN: 1G4CW54C3L
this is a auto temp control system. customer came in with no blower motor. tested blower motor to find it was burnt up. replaced motor ran for about 2 min, and quit. tested again and found it was fine. replaced blower modual and everything worked fine. lasted ...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L e-brake pedal VIN: 1G6KF5496V
To all cadillac techs, please help. This concours intermittenly will release e-brake when key is turned on, without putting in gear. I have scanned all modules for codes none found. data seems to be showing the correct gear. very little help from all data & mi...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L duel zone climate control VIN: 1G6KD54Y5X
this caddy has no warm air coming from right side, pulled the access cover inside glove box and can see actuator moveing and will open and close when adjusting pass. temp. control, this only slightly affects air temp. even though actuator rod seems to have ful...
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1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GBJG31R8W
has misfire that constantly changes cylinders.watching misfire graph on tech 2 scanner one or two cyl are miss firing at a time but keeps switching which cyl is good or bad. Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2G1FP22G5X
I have a 99 camaro im working on with an ls1 engine i pulled a p0132 and a p0152 code from computer both o2 sensors stay rich between 800 and 950 mv pulse width is 1.6 stft is 0 ltft varies from -10 to -15% both front o2 sensors have been replaced and b1s2 as ...
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1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L #2 cylinder miss VIN: 2G1WW12M4X
My first post and I hope it doesn't make me look like an idiot. This is my car and itís driving me crazy. Wife drove it to town (40 miles on the highway) and called and said it was shaking when she stops at a stop light but fine driving on the highway. I check...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L contro VIN: 2G1WF55KOY
This is an Intermittant problem, At times the AC will not operate (turn on with switch) at all. panel is completely dead with no lighting in the switch, Indicating no power and blower will not function. this happened on a road test for another problem not rela...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L abs VIN: 1GNFK16T91
some times when stopping brake pedal pushes back just before coming to a complete stop scan data for wheel speed sensors are even but all three never drop to zero when truck is stopped all wheel speed sensors indicate 3 mph when truck is moving all are even ex...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC52442
I am lost on this one. Cranks but will not start. Backfire out of intake sometimes. Sometimes catches a little bit like on one cylinder but that is it. Seems as if the timing is way off. Started by swapping a new ignition module, no change. Took it back and ... Trouble codes: P0132 (O2 Signal High Bank 1 Sensor 1), P0171 (Fuel System Too Lean Bank 1), P0303 (Cyl 3 Misfire), P0621 (Gen Lamp L Control Ckt Problem), P0130 (O2 Sensor Fault - bank 1 sensor 1)
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L No Start, VIN: 1G1ZS52F04
Hello everyone, I have a sick malibu that does not crank over, the ctd lock light is on on the dash and will not disarm.I have tried to pull codes and can not comunicate with any modules on the car with any of our scan tools. The digital odometer say error. If...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1AL52F35
hi there, customer towed vehicle in. they stated they went to start it up in the morning and it would start up and then shut off right away. we got it to the shop. plugged a scanner in and we had communication but no codes. i tried with a body cartridge but i ...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L starter, ignition VIN: 1G1AK12F55
vehicle came to me cranks continuously in park or neutral in run position without being turned to crank have to turn to crank and slide into reverse or drive to start have already rulled out ignition switch new from dealer relays all ok starter is controlled b...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G6X
Code P0300 Sets only when traveling on the freeway between 70-80mph at a slight decline. When you accelerate or travel up an incline, it will not miss fire. If it was'nt for the Check Engine light coming on, you would'nt think anything is wrong with this vehic... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Miss Fire Detected)
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2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L lr latched VIN: 2C3HE66GX4
shifts great, intermitent limp in with [...], no tr codes,wiring tested with good values, some debris in first valve body swap, cam/crank sensor done 6 months ago followed by the 6/09 flash update, thinking of clearing volatile memory and reflash &/or new m...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Door Locks VIN: 1C4GP45R15
Hello and thank you, I have a '05 T&C that all door locks become inoperative 1-2 weeks after installation of BCM or disconnecting door lock output connector from BCM. Most times Disconnecting C2 which is the output to lock or unlock the doors will reset? the...
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2002 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L instrument cluster
The dash warning lights will begin to flash after driving car for awhile. Happens immediately if car has been sitting in the sun for awhile. I removed cluster and inspected soldering points at multi-pronged connector. Re-flowed several suspect points, notably ...
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2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Surge VIN: 1B3ES26C43
after replacing bad spark plugs(gap over .080) coil code stays off. but the cmp code returned at cruising speed and what i noticed is the cam angle went from 3.5 degreese to 3.7 degrees when code set on freeze frame then back to 3.5 next frame. I am curious if... Trouble codes: P2305, P0300, P0344
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1D7HA18D33
the customer's complaint is that intermittently the etc light on the dash will come on and that the truck will not go over 35 mph. can shut the key off and it seems to reset and be fine until it does it again. also runs rough in morning, lopes at idle and inte... Trouble codes: P2106 (reduced power mode), P2173 (high air flow detected)
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L rear diff traction lock VIN: 3D7KU28D14
the concern i have is on tight turns(parking lot)speed under 10mph a shudder/vibration that will start of as a mild shudder then get to the point where it goes right through the vehicle.this sounds like a trumpet type noise as well.i have read alot about the r...
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L MIL Lamp on, P0420 VIN: 2D4GP44L04
the check engine light comes on with code p0420. the catalyst has been replaced numerous times. both o2 sensors have been replaced recently.the last time the catalyst was replaced was two years ago. the weird thing is that when i check the freeze frame for the... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency below threshold)
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2005 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R95
Just when you think that you have an easy one!!! Customer referred to our shop by conversion van company. They delivered and said that the CEL was on. We found evap code P0440. Ran EVAP Bay test with DRB and system failed. We ran a smoke test and found hoses a... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap System Failure)
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2006 Dodge Charger 2.7L head gasket VIN: 283KA43R66
hello all I've 2006 dodge charger with 2.7 engine cutomer complained that coolant goes inside of engine the car was over heated before customer took the car to the dealership and they replaced radiator hose and t-stat, now there alot of coolant inside of engin...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3D7LX38C06
This vehicle is driving me nuts. I have had code P0205 cylinder #5 injector circuit. At the present time I do not have any codes. I have checked all the wiring from the ECM to the injectors and all circuits measure .1 ohms to .3 ohms. I have ohmed the injector...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L belt ideler VIN: 3D7MX48C26
i am getting a shot at this truck third hand,customer has replaced ac compressor several times with new and used units because of clutch ideler bearing failure,ruining compressor. he wants to bypass ac untill next year.mitchel and chrysler dealership both show...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF1721V
hesitating and backfiring off idle acceleration, came in with fuel trims LT +17% bank 1 and -15% bank 2 so I swaped injectors bank to bank with no change, I smoke tested intake and found intake runner shafts leaking vaccum at back end, then i installed another...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX07W5W
This truck will intermittently miss. Sometimes is will happen 15 minutes after you start driving other times it may take several days. The miss will only occur for about 15 seconds. You don't even have time to get under the hood and miss will go away. Not sure... Trouble codes: P0300 (Engine will miss intermittently and for only about 15 seconds. There is no rhyme or reason when it occurs.)
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Power steering VIN: 1FAFP58S5X
Vehicle first came in power steering pump was pushing fluid out and noisy, replaced pump and found high pressure hose leaking replaced also, pump still noisy, replaced rack and pinnion, performed vacuum blead of air on system,used standard ps fluid, was good f...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L vibration VIN: 1FAFP4041X
OK vehicle has a vibration felt between 1k and 2k rpms in all gears except park and neutral. happens no matter what speed. once the vehicle hits 2k rpms the vibration goes away. i have checked the rims and tires and are fine. full tune up was done about 4k mil...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Steering VIN: 1FTNX21561
This is a body shop car we were lucky to get.Steering box was broken at shaft,we replaced box with ford reman pitman arm and drag link.Customers complaint is steering feels tight and won't center. Has any body else encountered this and what is the magic cure?
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2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L oil pressure VIN: 3FAFP13P42
Car drove up to our door with a loud rattle in motor! First we checked oil level,it was full. Lady said she just had the oil changed. Looked at sticker & it was done 300 miles ago. Put new oil filter on, and no change. Pulled plugs, they all look fine. Next we...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Steering VIN: 1FMYU03163
Ok going to try and make this as short as possible. Started out as a customer request alignment. Afterwards customer returns complaint is that on acceleration vehicle pulls to left and steering wheel goes to the right also when brakes applied steering wheel st...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P63
Vehicle came in with code p0278 cylinder #6 contribution/balance. Followed mitchell diagnostic tree, says to check for obvious mechanical failure, if none found replace fuel injector. Replaced fuel injector, vehicle still sets same code under a hard accelerati... Trouble codes: P0278
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L ipc VIN: 1FMZU73K53
we have a problem with lighting and accessories. customer complaint is fuse #15 (15) amp in power distribution box in engine compartment keeps blowing. the fuse only blows when you open any door or turn ignition to off position. when this happens we loose powe...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L steering wheel VIN: 1FTSX31P63
customer just bought the truck from somewhere (new customer to us)did not have it checked out. please get this truck out of my hair, this truck will out of no where start to violently wobble in the front end just like a jeep would with bad dampner but worse, i...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L Instrument cluster VIN: 1FAFP2415G
Hello and thanks to all who might have an idea here. I have been trying to figure out why this Five Hundred speedo cluster has been intermittently failing. The customer has said it will go out anytime, but usually does it going down the road. The whole cluster...
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L shifting VIN: 1FDXF47P25
This is a county plow truck. Driver says he would hear a loud pop then trans starts shifting fast between gears. Coming to full start, starts off in second gear then shifts real quick. Shut truck off and restart=all ok. This has happened twice to him. Truck co...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14585
dear group , The F150 is very sad.This truck appears to have one or more injectors leaking and has fouled one or more plugs , huffing and puffing thick smoke that reeks of gasoline.I see the TSB 05-13-4 that describes this unit to a tee.I have read the stories... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175 (po300-), P0300, P0316
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L egr cooler VIN: 1FTSW21P75
egr cooler is leaking. not sure about head gaskets .could large amount of coolant in oil pan come from the egr cooler. oil was contaminated with coolant when truck came to shop. coolant in bottom of pan came from test of egr
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX125X5
Vehicle has missfire intermittently under hard accell, setting code PO022 cam timing over retard bank 2, also setting missfire #2 cylinder. In talking with customer found that he changed oil with 10w40, changed back to 5w20. Will set 022 immediatly, will set m... Trouble codes: P0022
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2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L seat belt sensor VIN: 1FMYU93146
installed used seat belt right front. wire harness for sensor in b piller seat belt mount is different colour and style. vehicle has pink, grey and white. all info on mitchel i can find and the replacement belts (we tried 2 different ones from other 06 models)...
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2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L shift interlock VIN: 1FMEU74876
hello fellow techs, we have an 06 explorer that int will int not shift out of park. this happens very randomly and we cannot duplicate the complaint. in an attempt we have replaced the stop lamp switch, but to no avail. has anyone seen or heard of this before?...
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L lack of vent flow VIN: 2FAFP74W56
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. This 06 Crown Vic will only blow air out the defroster and the floor vents but not out the front dash registers. It appears to be a very vacuum operated vent system. I have vacuum out under the hood to the h...
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2000 GMC Sierra 2500 SLE 6.0L O2 pattern VIN: 1GTGK24U1Y
This is a fleet vehicle we have in for training purposes. We are trying to be efficiant at taking snap shots of the PIDs for PM purpose and for future referance. We are using our new Bosch VCI and Shop Foreman Pro software. We noticed while doing a service bay...
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1999 Honda Civic CX 1.6L Starting VIN: 1HGE16129X
hi ,i have this honda,my problem is extending cranking,after the car is parking,its like at the first time,i want to star take long,i stop and stars right away.i make tune up,no engine light.check all grounds,power.i suspect main relay.thanks i advance for you...
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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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2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Engine VIN: 2HGFA55567
I'm having a problem with engine knock/rattle at start-up after vehicle has sit for atleast a few hours or more. The noise goes away once engine is running and seems to be more pronounced when engine oil life gets to 60-70% life left. I have tried three differ...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4FJ67S1T
Help!! Looking for some new ideas on testing this pesky Jeep!! When it's fully warmed up (running over 45 minutes), it will stall when you try to give it any throttle in forward gear. When it's in reverse, it will take throttle and even spin the rear tires. Wh...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58S0W
Hello again. I had this Jeep in the shop Saturday and tried to sort out whatís going on with the downstream O2 sensor (Fed emissions, only 2 sensors). Code is P0138, high voltage sensor 1-2. Sensor reading is off scale on the scan tool, and reading about 4.9 v... Trouble codes: P0138 (High voltage O2 sensor 1-2)
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1K4FF48S7Y
First thanks in advance I recieved this jeep from the dealer. The customer complained of a missfire and overheating. The dealer told him the intake valve had a burnt spot... When i got the jeep i removed the valve cover and it was all milk. The head was cracke... Trouble codes: P0302, P0304
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73383
Thanks in advance for your help and response, this car came in with a slight miss and over heating. We ran a block test and found a blown head gasket. When we finished doing head gaskets car ran good but has intermittent missfire and check engine light comes o... Trouble codes: P0300 (random engine misfire), P0302 (misfire 2), P0304 (misfire 4), P0306 (misfire 6)
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12684
car was brought in running rough at idle. Also due for timeing belt change. Changed timeing belt . We now have A dead cyl #3. Compression is 150 on all cyl .spark is good and strong on cyl #3. we've switched the coils ( No change) we've switched injectors (No ... Trouble codes: P0303 (cyl 3 missfire)
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L engine VIN: SALJY1248X
We have installed an engine in this disco from a 2001 truck. When trying to start it acts as the plug wires are in the wrong location, spits back thru the intake, and pops out the exhaust. Swapped over all the injection and ignition from the early engine to th...
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1991 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L airbag light VIN: ZARB42N9M6
Thank you to marlon from texas for the info. Turns out I could not get it to spit out codes because the procedure in the manual is WRONG. There is a TSB about this. You have to ground the blue/black wire BEFORE you turn the ignition on. Then it will flash...
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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B64
WANT TO START BY THANKING THOSE WHO TOOK THE TIME TO REPLY.MOST SUGGESTED A BAD SENSOR AND ACTUATOR. WE REPLACED THE CAM SENSOR ON BANK 1 AND THE ACTUATOR ON BANK 2 DROVE THE CAR FOR A COUPLE DAYS IT RAN WELL AND HAD NO MORE CHECK ENGINE LITE Trouble codes: P1998 (friction too high), P1552 (camshaft position actuator a bank 2 malfunction), P0341 (cam sensor a bank 1 open circuit).
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Shifts VIN: WAUDT74FN0
Sorry guys, I did not repair the vehicle. I found out that there are no parts avalible for this trans. I wanted to replace the valve body. I could only get a NEW trans directly from Audi. I pitched the customer aa 8K trans and he said no! Good luck everyone! ...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Fuel Tank Imbalance VIN: WBAEV53463
Thank you for everyones help. It was the after market fuel filter. I hooked the motorvac to the engine so I could run it with the fuel sending unit out of the right side. With the after market filter there was very little flow from the jet pmup. I installed th...
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1996 Buick Regal 3.8L 3-4 upshift VIN: 2G4WB12K9T
Thank you to all that offered help. As I said in my update, it was a problem with the trans fluid temp sensor. As a quick test, I ran two new wires from the trans connector to the pcm but that was not the problem. I then pulled the two wires for the trans t...
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GNEC16K5S
Hi everybody: Thanks to everybody who was sent his knowledge and experience (16 in total). Someones toldme that check generating voltage in pick up coil when start (koec), the voltaje must be ] 1000mV, then we check it and new distributor (afermarket) genera...
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2001 Chevrolet C3500 HD 6.5L fuel guage VIN: 1GBJC34111
Thanks much to all who pitched in on this one. I owe the group an appology for not getting my facts straight on my first entry. The fix was the ICP.After Charles got me on track and loking at the correct repair info, it was pretty straight forward.The kicker...
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2002 Chevrolet C5500 6.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GDE5F1163
Found fuel hose at fuel control module by center of intake area was very spongy [ possibly calapsing from suction ]replaced hose. Have not been able to duplicate problem due to need to drive such extended miles at one time. Found NO suction leaks at filter ho...
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2004 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Diff Leak VIN: 1G1YY32G44
Is this a fix or not, well that will be determined 6 months from now. I guess we came to a solid conclusion on how to deal with this problem. I would like to thank all who replied. Like I said, the vent tube was found to be clear and free, the fluid was cor...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: IGNDS13S34
Hi Y'ALL!! Thanks for all the replies! The problem was the evap solenoid was sticking! Some times it was stuck open, and some times closed! Replaced that and that part was fixed! That explains the o2 flat line and the truck would also stall after driving for s... Trouble codes: P0131 (B1 oxy sensor signal low been replaced), P0171, P0172, P1133.
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B7HF13Y7V
Thanks to all who replied. After rechecking compression, which was good. We took the advise to replace the Napa crank sensor and the cam sensor with oem parts. We also of course resync the sensors. We waited this long waiting for the oh so famous phone call sa...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3B7KF22ZXW
i replaced the upstream oxygen sensor,, sensor passed every test and reading were iditical but while it was acting up i unplugged it and it would go back to normal. Been 2 weeks and it has never happened again
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1984 Ford Bronco II 2.8L Starting VIN: 1FMCU14XE3
ok guys, first thanks for all the help from every one. i actually figured this out myself. the distributor that was replaced with a junky reman was actually bad, after i changed it out with another junky reman the ign coil and the regulator box on the fender w...
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1997 Ford Ranger Sport 4.0L trouble code P1762 VIN: 1FTCR14XXV
I had alot of suggestions. Most of them addressed things I had already addressed in the original request. i pulled the trans out and found the overdrive band to be wasted. It looked like a pice a metal got in in it and tore up the inside portion o the band. ...
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1429X
FIXED ha ha thank you all for the replies, a couple hit it on the head. Crank shaft dampner was "Wallowed Out" at the keyway. the bolt was very loose. And seems to be a common problem. Strange it set a code for a Electrical circut for the cam sensor. Thank you... Trouble codes: P0340, P0401.
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1FAFP5324Y
Well thank you all for the help suggestions, vehicle is fixed now, I replaced the crank sensor after checking and rechecking everything and the problem is solved. I was in just to much of a hurry and should of looked at the crank sensor scope pattern closer. ...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L compression VIN: 1FTSW31P04
Great responses,SORRY I wish I could tear down and diagnosis furthur.Customer declines tear down. An extended Warranty was also "void" due to poorly filled in contract.I also found another shop had already replaced what they thought was #1 cyinder injector (wa...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: IHGCD553XS
thanks to all of you who took the time to give advise. This car is fixed and the problem was the guage. even though it read consistant ups and downs with highway and city driving there was just a pointof resistance with a big discrepency.
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: 1HGCD2656S
Sorry for the delay on closing this help request, but I was misinformed by the customer about the problem and now after 3 weeks of working in it on and off I thought i have it working a little bit better :( and being tired of messing with it called the custome... Trouble codes: 3 (MAP sensor), 7 (tps), 10 (iat), 14 (iac), 16 (fuel injector).
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1993 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L instument cluster brake,abs,actsus,slip,tcs off VIN: JNKNG01D9R
THANK YOU FROM EVERY BODY...IT WAS THE ALTERNATOR.BAD DIAIOD, PUTTING OUT VOLTAGE BUT NO AMPRIDGE. ALL THE LIGHT ARE NOW OFF IN THE CLUSTER. NOW I JUST HAVE TO FIX THE FRECKIN SEAT!!!LIKE I SAID THE BACK WILL NOT COME UP AND IF IT DOES IT JUST GOES BACK DOWN...
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2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Charging VIN: SAJDA24C71
Thanks to Larry, Robert and Brian for replying to my request. Robert and Brian were right about the bulkhead connector by the right front strut. Cables going into the stud were loose. They were arcing and melted some of the plastic surrounding it. I cleaned up...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L abs VIN: 1J4GR48K46
Thanks everyone for the help.The brake switch was replaced first and the code would still set. After looking at the brake switch with the scan tool it was saying applied at all times but the brake lights were working properly. I checked the wiring at the ABS m...
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1998 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L blend door actuator VIN: 1LNFM81W1W
Howdy boys n girls, I never got a chance to finish this one the owner was elderly and became impatient with the a/c shop and they came to get it before I even got my first response. I really believe there is a part number mixup and we had the wrong actuator. T...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L radio VIN: WMWRH33546
THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT TOOK THE TIME TO RESPOND, DAVID FROM QUEBEC HAD THE MOST USEFULL INFO AND TOLD ME THAT THE VIOLET / BLUE WIRE ON THE BACK OF THE RADIO WAS POWERED UP WITH KEY OFF THAN CHECK FOR SHORT TO POWER IF NO POWER WITH KEY OFF THAN THE RADIO WAS...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Accessories VIN: 1N4BA41E84
thanks to all who replied, with your advice i was able to, in full confidence, tell the customer that they definitaley had the immobilizer system on this particular car and that they should first have another key made and try it and if that does not help it ma...
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2005 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WP1AA29P15
Thanks to all who responded! Most were on the right track with a fuel pressure issue, and David nailed it on the head. We don't see too many of these things, and haven't seen either a Cayenne or Touareg do this so I got a bit of analysis paralysis at first. ...
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1989 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L valves VIN: 4T1BG22K0W
I would like to thank all that replied most said to pull the head and do the valve job. thats what I did the machine shop said the valves and seats were fine when the eng was rebuilt they must have not ground the stems properly. thanks to all that repied. I wi...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WVWMA63BXX
Thanks to all that responded, Hard to believe but the snap-on Modis fixed this car. One click of a button to relearn the throttle and the car runs like a dream. Now, I know I've had Vws towed in for dead batteries and alternators and never had this problem. Is... Trouble codes: P1545.
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L monitor not ready VIN: 3VWRF71K86
Thank you all for your help, all what customer was concerned about is to pass state inspection. Car did pass with one monitor not set, i did n't have chance to experiment with basic setting. Customer needed car , it has been gone for a week did n't hear back o...
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K87
Hello!Thank you every one for replies! i check everything what you suggest and i found 2 wires on LDP connector(pin1 & pin2) was revesed places.Fix that & code never come back.Thank you! Trouble codes: P2404 (Evap Emiss. System Leak Detection Pump Sens Circuit Range/Performanse).
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