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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L steering box VIN: 2HNYD18632
tried getting air out by turning wheel & driving in circles but did not loosen up.
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L noise VIN: 19UUA66204
top of the day fellow techs. this one is driving me nuts. car came in with a wining noise,sounds like power sterring. but it does not change when turning the wheel in any direction.there is a tech bulliton on the pump o ring getting hard and letting air in the...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L controller VIN: WAUED64B11
Hello and thanks in advance this is a 2.7 twin turbo car with a six speed manual not a 2.8 like mentioned above. I have a wet and smoked out abs-stability control mod. I got another controller used. I have original code from old one 06395, and login code is 07...
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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L alternator VIN: WAULD64B84
vehicle came in with red battery light on in instrument cluster...checked volt output @ batt.12.43v...charged battery, replaced alternator...checked alt. output after repair and found 14.3v and light off...went on test drive and after approx. (1) mile batt. li...
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L brake lights VIN: WBACG8322T
Calling all BMW techs. I have a weird one here, when you pull the headlight knob to the on position all three brake lights come on. Also, when you press the brake pedal on the right rear one bulb lights up and on the left rear two bulbs light up. I replaced th...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL63412
New customer brought this car in thinking it was due for routine service. Of course it's actually the 'Service Engine Soon' indicator that's on. As you all know in BMW speak, this means Check Engine. Scanned the DME with our Autologic and came up with codes 27... Trouble codes: 27CD (Tank leak diagnostics DMTL module fault), 27D9 (tank leak diagnostics dmtl heater)
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L radio VIN: 4USBT33413
Good afternoon BMW techs.I have a Z4 that was brought in with a radio problem.Turn the key to accessory or on and the radio works just fine.Start the car and the radio will work for approx 5 seconds and the speakers turn off,stall the car(put car in 5th gear a...
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2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33464
Hey Gang, This little buggy has been a problem for the past twelve months. On 8/27/08 we replaced the secondary air pump (was dead) and then we had peace until 3/2/09 when codes P0491, P0492 came back. At that point we replace the exhaust shut off valve and s... Trouble codes: P0491 (Bank 1 cat), P0492 (Bank 2 cat)
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Stall VIN: WBAET37454
Intermittently stalls while idling in stall in park. With or without a/c on. We are using gt1 and it came in without any faults stored in the DME. We have disconnected the cam sensors one at a time and the Mass Air sensor and the condition still occurs. After ...
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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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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L abs VIN: WBANA73594
i have 2004 530i have traction control light is on i used autologic scan the car have code for DSC :D366 NO MESSAGE, DSC SENSOR (OC7) also have 2 code on AFS : CE94 MESSAGE(DSC SENSOE2, ID+OC7) and CE94 NO MESSAGE, DSC SENSOR, ID+OCB i can't find any helpfull ...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L Starting VIN: WBAVD13516
red cluster lamp(picture of steering wheel & padlock) car still starts-no drivabilty concerns. B.M.W. dealer is 3 hrs away and client has requested I look at car. scan codes-cas(ras access system) has four codes alldata does not show any info. b2112-ELV fault,...
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1998 Buick Riviera 3.8L outlet temperature VIN: 1G4GD2219W
this car is wearing me thin, everytime i let it go it comes back to me with a different problem. car first came in a couple of weeks ago with the code for the drivers temperature door actuator code. ok checked out actuator was getting signal from programmer bu...
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1992 Chevrolet Caprice 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1BL8375N
only shuts off when put into gear. its will run all day in idle. i got it timed but still same issue. ive had people say it could be a possible egr so i threw a part at it and problem still persists. i have others say that the torque converter could be stickin...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19R3W
Hello all you gm guys out there. I will start by saying I am not a gm guy. I own an import (german) repair shop. I am working on this truck for a friend. The vehicle came with a terrible misfire. All the ignition system looked old and worn. replaced Plugs,wire... Trouble codes: P0300, P0155, P0161 (o2 sensor heater circuit b2s1), P0442 (evap system small leak detected), P1345 (crank/cam sensor correlation cyl discrimination signal)
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1998 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L blower motor VIN: 2G1FP22K2W
Customer concern is there is a humming noise when the blower motor is on high. Removed blower and found the fan is off balance. Replaced with new one and there is still a humming noise. Couldnt see any debris or obstuctions. checked for any tsb's and found non...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L won't read empty VIN: 1GBEK19R3W
Thanks for reading this- We have this Chevy Pickup that was towed in with no fuel in the tank. The gauge was reading 3/4 of a tank. While checking the scan data, we noticed that the fuel level read low there. The diagrams show the sender reading going to the P...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Instrument panel illumination VIN: 1G1NDT52T4
Originally came in for no dash lights condition. I traced problem to the dimmer module under the instrument panel, mounted on a brace. Replaced module, lights worked 1 week.2nd Replacement module from dealer did not work- right out of the box. Thought I missed...
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L steering axis inclination spec VIN: 1G1ND52J81
hi guys thanks for the help. i have a 2001 malibu that was wrecked for alignment and can't find a spec for steering axis inclination spec. mitchel and aldata just a waste of time.have napa spec book but not there either. if any one has the spec please e-mail m...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEL19X62
this van is missfiring, spark knock under load 3rd gear hard throttle. dtc 335 keeps coming back and i've done all the checks in my modis checked the cmp sensor ,timing chain play ckp sensor. i changed the knock sensor just because.when i checked the KS it sco... Trouble codes: P0335
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Stall VIN: 2G1WF52E73
Customer brought in vehicle complaint was dies every so often, when it dies instrument cluster all gauges go to zero and check engine light comes on only sometimes it will start right back up. I'm at a loss on this one please help thanks in advance
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Hesitation, Low power VIN: 1GNET16S53
Thanking all in advance .This vehicle is at another shop and lacks power only when the AC request is on. You may unplug the AC Compressor and drive the vehicle, and lack of power is present. If you turn the AC switch off the vehicle has sufficient power. They ...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.3L fuel tank VIN: 1GCGG25U23
please help, i have been working on a good customers 2003 chevy express van and he can barely put gas in it, the gas pump shuts off like the tank is full. i replaced the vent valve on top of the tank because the dealer said it was the only vent on the tank. bu...
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2004 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 3.5L abs VIN: 1GCDT13684
This truck sets DTC C0040rf, RF WSS circuit fault. Graphing the sensor shows a lot of hash in the signal. The abs mode is activated at low speeds. The sensor was replaced, then the hub and sensor was replaced with no improvement. The wiring between the sensor ...
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Sport 2.8L Mechanical VIN: 1GCDT19805
Upon initial inspect we noticed #2 cylinder spark plug had oil deposites on the plug, not fouled out yet but on the way. We researched some information on this and found an articicle that had to do with the crank vent system plugging up in the valve cover, so ...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L fuel gauge VIN: 1G1ZS52F65
this vechile came in fuel gauge erratic code p0463 fuel level sensor high volts cannot find info on code mitchells has no bulletins is there something specific to be looking for because i cannot get it to act up customer is patitent did check connection at clu...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L mode door VIN: 1GCHK29U15
customer had battery replaced at a big box store and now the mode door stays on defrost (it was working good before battery replacement). I have tryed disconecting battery for 5 min but has not helped. customer will be bringing truck back to me tomorrow for th...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L shifts fine VIN: 1G1AL55F16
Trans. has whine noise in park and neutral. Noise is gone when car is in gear and wheels not turning. whine noise when wheels turning. Inspected drive gear and driven gear support bearings,appear ok. Drive chain seems ok also. Noise doesnt change when increasi...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H8W
this car was towed into my shop with no fuel no start. dropped the tank and it was empty. we replaced the fuel pump added gas. the car ran for a few weeks and was towed in again, but started when it got off the roll back. ran a little rough. customer said tune...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L Timing Belt VIN: 1C3EL46X21
Just installed the new upgraded idler, belt and tensioner assembly, but Mitchel 1 has no information on it, the dealer might but they're not talking even after I spent $500 for parts. What I need is information on belt tension and torque specifications. The ne...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY4BB51
this is for you chrysler guys got this 2001 pt cruiser 2.4 auto trans giving p0122[tps low voltage]put tps on it [due to hi miles,did'nt help] ran diag with scan tool [we use launch 431] saw tps volts at .76 koeo, wot 3.98[looks ok,right?]koer,same readings,pu... Trouble codes: P0122
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44312
this is my personal vehicle. i have been having an intermittent MIL. i scanned for codes and came up with a p0122-TPS signal low. I hooked up my solus pro, and checked the data, i found that closed throttle showed 0.66v and increased to 3.98v WOT. except that ... Trouble codes: P0122, P1294
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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L valvetrain VIN: 1D7HG48N14
Hello all! I am at my wits end with this truck. Customer came in with an overheat situation. Knowing the nature of this engine, check for coolant in the cylinders. Coolant verified, heads come off. Heads were both warped about .006. Replaced both heads with re...
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2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L no downshift VIN: 1B3HB48B77
tranny will shift fine at low rpm's but when you want to pass a car or put it under aload it feels like it is slipping this tranny is a used tranny with 4k miles this is my first post any info would be greatly appreciated
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1991 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Surge VIN: 2FTDF15N1M
this vehical on start up idle goes to 2000 rmp and takes min. to return to normal idle. happens everytime and there are no vacume leaks. I dont no where to go from here the iac is moving fine and there are no codes in system. if anyone has seen this issue plea...
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1995 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L oil pressure gauge VIN: 1FTEX15N8S
I have a 95 f-150 that has a erratic oil pressure gauge. It normally runs in about the center of it's range. Now it will go back and forth between very low and normal{center}. This truck is very clean and has always been well maintained. I was wondering if th...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 7.3L High pressure oil pump VIN: 1HVBBABP3W
Hello every one! I don't like to mislead any one into thinking that this is a Ford E series van but since they didn't give my options that is the closest thing. What I have is a n'98 International Bus with a T444E engine or just your basic 7.3 powerstroke engi...
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L engine VIN: 1FAFP42X0X
car came in from another shop. The motor makes a tapping noise when running sounds like piston speed but not 100% sure.Canceled cylinders with no change. Noise is heard in pan area, timing cover area and back of intake area. Removed rear spark plugs to look at...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNX21F8Y
Howdy boys n girls, This truck has been to several other shops for intermittent stalling, supposedly had the instrument panel fuse box and pcm replaced. I checked it out and if you tap on the pcm it stalls, it will start right back up, I was looking the harnes... Trouble codes: P0603
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge VIN: 1FMZU63E6Y
I have a 2004 Ford Explorer, 4.0 SOHC. When the engine is at operating temp the idle is high. Approx 1250 in park, 1050 in drive. Intake gaskets and idle control valve have been replaced in August. Now it is back with high idle. No codes and fuel trims long an...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F6X
Keeps blowing number three injector o rings, done it three times, every 500 or so miles, just fixed again, replaced injector this time instaed of just o rings, ran about an hour then blew #5 orings, ran the same just wouldnt start again. What causes oil orings... Trouble codes: P1212
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX32P13
Ok, thanks in advance for your insight and advice. We towed this one in for a no start and they had cranked it enough the batteries were low. This was the first time that it wouldnt restart after letting it sit for a while. He had it die on him three times but...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU03153
Customer complains about a no start/extended crank concern after it sits over night. After it starts and gets hot it starts every time. Also intermittently under hard acceleration in drive/cursing the instrument cluster gauges (Tachometer, speedometer, fuel, a...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L calipers VIN: 1FTSW21P86
This truck came to me with the complaint the brakes are not releasing.Some times the front then next time the rear. I called raybestos help they had me change brake fluid. When bleeding I saw brackets on brake hoses, I spread the clamp on the front hoses. None...
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2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP25176
Customer dropped off car and said it wasn't idling very good. Got in the car to start it up with no luck. The next morning it started and seen that the MIL was on. Never seen so many codes. P0106,P0171,P0175,P0340,P0353,P0355,P0356,P1336,P1297 AND P2198. I did... Trouble codes: P0106 (map circuit range/perf.), P0171 (system to lean bank 1), P0175 (system to rich bank 2), P0340 (cps sensor circuit malf.), P0353 (ignition coil c prim/ sec. circuit malf.), P0355 (ignition coil e prim/sec. circuit malf.)
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG31781
replaced pcm per customer request, per dealer. replace a/f sensor two times and a/f sensor relay once. checked tsbs found one about fuse 6 but is ok check alt. wiring per tsb nothing found. ran code flow charts two times and no problem found. Trouble codes: P1166, P1167
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2002 Honda Civic HX 1.7L Hesitation, loss of power VIN: 1HGES258X2
Thanks for reading this. this civic has an intermittent issue at start up usually after a 20 min drive, and restarting after it sits for about 45 min. engine starts fine and when you go to take off it just has no power. not misfiring but just no power. then us...
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2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L engine VIN: 2HGES16552
hello to all. this is my first help request and thank you in advance for your replies. i brought this civic dx non vtec in for a timing belt and water pump and seals, car drove in the shop running great. i changed the timing belt and water pump and seals with ...
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2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L mounts VIN: JHLRE48747
Has bad vibration in gear ,makes dash vibrate ,even all the way to rear hatch at times .dealer has said this is normal for 4wd ,but customer is not happy with this ,thanks ahead of time for your time.
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, bogs VIN: KMHCF35G9Y
car would real intermittantly bog down while driving and would happen once or twice and clear itself up. customer ignored it and drove it like that for 2-3 months. he finally took it on a longer trip and it started bogging and wouldn't quit. had it towed back ... Trouble codes: P0562, P1402, P1403, P0141
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1994 Jaguar XJS 6.0L brake pull VIN: SAJNX2346R
vehicle pulls to right when coming to a stop...ABS abd RED BRAKE warning light flashes on/off when first press on pedal
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2003 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: SAJEA03V13
Surge felt under light throttle in 3rd or 4th gear @ aprox 30-40mph. Vehicle has to be driven for a up to 5min before symptom will occur. Customer claimed that in the past spark plugs helped so I began with that & removed Autolites & installed NGK Iridium plug...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L fuel pump VIN: 1J4GZ5858P
Consistently has this problem but will start properly after no more than 15 minutes. First let me mention this jeep always cranks strong. the problem is it won't have power at the fuel pump when you try to start it ,but there is always power at the relay. When...
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L 1-2-3-4-5 good no down shift on acceleration VIN: KNDJC73395
my name is josh degroat this sorento shifts fine just no passing gear had in shop for 2 months
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2006 Kia Sedona EX 3.8L starter VIN: KNDMB23306
I got this car dead at the customer's home in the no crank mode. I held the key in the start position and jerked the shift lever around and into park, causing the starter to crank and start the engine. Great, classic neutral safety switch. Replaced safety swit...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L failsafe program fault VIN: SALME11443
Hello and thanks for any tech tips in advance.I have a 2003 Range Rover 4.4L HSE that is going in to failsafe intermittently .I can drive for 15miles and have no problem and I can drive for half a mile and the failsafe program will display on messageboard.I sc...
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2007 Lexus GS350 3.5L power steering VIN: IJAP7555ER
I had to unplug the EPS electric power steering module on this gs now there is no power steering. codes c1515 and c1525 I have a master tech with a toyota /lexus card so all I heed to do is to set the trq (tourqe) sensor adjustment, well that is where my probl...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVEP80CX4
please help. i was dumb enough to take this job in.(customer begged). this veh. was at another shop cause engine was bad. other shop installed used engine and it was bad.the shop told customer to come get it unrepaired customer request a reman ENG install. ins... Trouble codes: P0101, P0403
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Cuts out VIN: WDBBA48D2G
This one came in as a no start,had spark, i dont have the right adapters to check fuel presure the right way, but the pumps were running and i no volume at all. i replaced both pumps, fuel filter and accumulator. It starts and runs now, on test drive it die as...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L compressor? VIN: WDBFJF74JO
Hello everyone, This vehicle came in with a check engine light with [...] Ac pressure too high. (this code clears,however comes right back when the vehicle is started and the ac is switched on.) When I hook up the guages to the car the low side guage reads...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET374X3
Sent customer to dealer for new flash for DME relay. P111F is a invalid code which I had pulled two differnt times with two differnt scan tools. I will add when customer advises what the dealership found Trouble codes: P111F (Manif. Control fuel air metering......... Crankshaft rationalty).
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2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L convertible top VIN: WBABW33424
Thanks Kevin from South Carolina. I was thinking the exact same thing about the microswitches causing the failure; I had a similar problem with a 745i. Customer hasn't returned with vehicle yet for repairs b/c we hadn't had the vehicle act up on us, and so far...
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33515
Thank you for all who answered, I learned a lot from these 11 answers, but as Scott suggested in Forums I searched for BMW and got a lot of info and discussion on differenct Scanners Probably I learn more in CARS conference, but this the Summary of Answers 1-...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y3X
I WAS WRONG IN TYPING THE RESITANCE WAS .883 K OHMS. SO I STARTED UNPLUGING MODUALS WHEN THE CUSTOMER DECIDED TO TAKE THE AS IS. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP.
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L duel zone climate control VIN: 1G6KD54Y5X
I want to thank everone how took the time to reply, it seems everone could be considered correct however replacing both temp. actuators was the fix, after abserving both operate and disconnecting the linkage and manually operating them i determined that there ...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G6KD54Y21
Thanks for the help turns out someone else had been working on this car.Customer told us no one had, the crank sensors were swapped installed them correctly and did relearn DONE!Thanks again it really helps when you have the right info.
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L radiator coolant flow
thanks for all the good advise..i checked everything possible and this was what we found worked for us ,flushed the heater core and it was clean , so we removed the thermostat and all worked fine ,we changed the thermostat and it acted up again we than install...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GCEC14W9W
after checking crank sensor several times with lab scope,we finally seen a faulty signal and replaced it.engine ran better but not completely repaired.went back thru all tests and almost gave up.we decided to change to the new fuel injector design and test d... Trouble codes: P0300, P0339, P1404.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L excessive smoke VIN: 1GCHK23104
Sorry about closing this with out a fix. I recomended the injectors just because i looked into what you guys told me. I did sell 8 glow plugs because the check engine light came back on with a p0380. #2 glow plug has no ground now. save time doing all. THANKS... Trouble codes: P0380.
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Starter VIN: 1GNFK16Z65
Fixed the beast and here's what I found. I got 23 excellent intelligent responses on this and most were suspicious of the remote start unit or the ignition switch. This was a dealer add-on Astroflex system and it had been working properly up to the point when...
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GNFC13JO7
Thanks everyone for giving me your input on this problem. I probably didnt make it clear about the voltage from the sender was actually reading low oil pressure so I knew it wasn't the cluster, what was actually happening was the screen or filter was clogged u...
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2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L lr latched VIN: 2C3HE66GX4
TURNED OUT THE SOL BODY HAD THE WRONG BUILD DATE-SO FAR SO GOOD THANKS FOR THE HELP
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3C4FY58BX5
AFTER COMPLETELY TEARING DOWN TIMING BELT AREA THE BELT AND GEARS WERE ALL PERFECT. WHILE AT THIS POINT I PERFORMED LEAK DOWN TEST AND CYLINDERS 1&4 WERE GOOD AT 12% BUT #2 WAS 26% AND #3 WAS 60%. CUSTOMER DECLINED ANY FURTHER REPAIR AT THIS POINT. THANK YOU G...
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1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7MF36W5T
Ordered another ECM from another source, this fixed the problem. First facility finally returned message over a week later after the parts store said they wanted their money back. They said to ship it back again. Customer did not want to send it back to them. Trouble codes: P0351.
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C2Y
AFTER REMOVING THE TIMING COVER AGAIN I REMOVED THE CAMSHAFT PULLEY BOLT AND SURE ENOUGH I COULD WIGGLE THE DOWEL WITH MY FINGER, IT HAD SHEARED OFF AND HAD THE CAM GEAR MOVED ABOUT 15 DEGREES, THE STRANGE PART TO THIS IS THAT I WOULD GET A SYNCH BETWEENT HE C... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor signal).
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Acceleration VIN: 1B7GL2AX01
We took the group's advice and installed an OEM oxygen sensor in place of the Bosch sensor we had installed. The customer says that he cannot remember the truck running so well. It is hard to believe that the inventor of the oxygen sensor cannot make the right... Trouble codes: P0155 (Bank 2 sensor 1 heater circuit malfunction).
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2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 6.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3D7KS28A28
Thanks for all help suggestions. However, the problem still exists and my next move is to replace the DPF. I believe that the problem lies in a failed DPF bought on by an EGR problem that was previously present and now fixed. Thanks to all. Ross [...]
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Heater blend door VIN: 1FBSS31LXW
The blend door is not broken or sticking in positions. The acuator is not turning inside the blend door. I know these are common problems and I appreciate the help offered but none of these suggestions have helped make the repair. I still believe I have an ele...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU04182
After exhausting all efforts, we finally swapped coils #1,2,&3 with #4,5,&6 and vehicle ran good. Don't know why, but problem resolved. Thanks again for all the help. Trouble codes: P0356 (Ignition Coil Primary Circuit).
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2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 38W2355723
i could not beleive my fix ,customer said when he filled car up with gas it would run bad and cut off then run fine,so we thought it was sucking gas in evap.droped hoses but they were dry so we pluged off vaccum to purge .long term trim dropped way down,(glen)... Trouble codes: P2196.
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1993 GMC C6000 Topkick C6H042 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GDJ7H1P8P
JAY FROM TEXAS MY BROTHER THANKS WE WERE PRETTY SURE THAT WAS THE PROBLEM BUT I DID NOT HAVE THE RIGHT INFO AND DID NOT WANT TO BLOW 125.00 GUESSING DEALER ITEM ONLY AND ON THE WAY Trouble codes: 44 (lean).
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2005 GMC C4500 Topkick C4E042 8.1L Hesitation VIN: 1GDE4C1E55
Thank you to all that reponded.It was what all of you said,the pto was on.I had looked at that pid on the tech2 but I saw a * next to that pid and thought it might have been a option not installed.I was wrong.After we switched the pto off the tech2 was hooked ...
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2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L engine VIN: JHMCM56303
First let me thank all of you for the great responces, we learned alot about Honda motor mounts on this job and hopefully never run into this issue again, We replaced the rear mount with a factory honda part and this car idles better than ever, why an aftermar...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMMWF25H43
THANKS TO ALL THAT HELPED. YEP IT WAS THE PURGE VALVE !! WEIRD BOB
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1986 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Cooling Systems VIN: SAJNL3046G
Based on the replies I got, we are installing a used engine and recoring the radiator , replacing the fan clutch and the thermostats
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA01U03
thanks to all who replied,the vehicle was fixed,it turned out be a leak in the intake plenum. Trouble codes: P0174, P1582 (flight recorder data is stored), P0456 (evaporative emission control system leaks detected very small leak), P1000 (system check not completed since last memory).
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4FJ67S1T
Well, the Jeep Is Fixed!!! We finally caught it on the scope- the crank sensor was dropping out. It was definately torque related, but I think it was caused by the wiring flexing also. I think that aggravated the problem. It would spin the tires in reverse, b...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Dome light VIN: 1J8GL58K82
Thanks to all who replied. When I finally got the right wire diagrams for this truck it made life a bit easier. I had 2 problem working against me on this one. The rear glass switch and the right rear door switch. Neither of them were shorted but both had ...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY15492
sorry for the long delay been busy and the customer did not need the car right away, turned out the dtml was bad not fully closing causing a leak, replaced unit and resmoked system, ran evap monitor eveything is working great, thanks to Don and Glen for the gr... Trouble codes: P1451 (leak detection).
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L brake lighting VIN: 1LNLM91V3W
We fixed the problem by unplugging the brake light ballast in the trunk lid
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L rear suspsension VIN: 1LNFM97V0W
The ride hieght sensor was actually unpluged from him going in the ditch.Thanks a bunch guys,never worked on lincoln before.I am used to euro cars.
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1TA2217S
was given info that (mazda,honda,isuzu,etc) distributers were known for being junk from the manufacturer. So i changed the distributer for a third time and the Millenia is cured. Thanks to all who helped. Trouble codes: P0135 (Oxygen sensor heater circuit bank 1 sensor 1), P0155 (Oxygen sensor heater circuit bank 2 sensor 1), P1521 (manufacturer controlled vehicle speed idle control and auxiliary inputs), P1522 (Manufacthrer controlled vehicle speed idle control and auxiliary inputs).
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBEA51E7M
Hi everybody. I have to close this request so I can post another one. I have not replaced any parts on this car yet but, I suspect the coil is what is causing the stutter on acceleration. I sprayed the coil with water and brake torqued it and it misfires bad. ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L no power VIN: WDBJ82F3WX
we removed the battery cable to reset pcm this took care of it runs good now how do you reset the adaptives Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L air ride VIN: WDBUH65J34
Hi everyone, Everyone agreed the airbag was bad, my test rig was hiding the leaking solenoid valve located in the strut. Special thanks to Dave for part numbers for the locating pin. My car did not have the reserve chamber as indicated, I guess there is more ...
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1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L No Start VIN: 6MPCT01Z2M
THANKS FOR HELP GUYS. BAD ECM CHECKED AND DOUBLE CHECKED ALL POWERS AND GROUNDS. FOUND A GOOD USED ECM PLUGED IT IN AND AWAY WE GO THANKS AGAIN
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1994 Nissan D21 2.4L Stall, VIN: 1N6SD11Y6R
Thank all of you for your help. I found a maf on e-bay and truck is gone. I have saved the information that I got from all of you for future use. Thanks again - Mark
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada LE 5.6L starter VIN: 5N1AA08A44
Thanks for all the quick replies. Bob was the closest with his suggestion of a module pulling down the other modules on the CAN Line. So here it is. I listened to all 5 responses and started by checking grounds under the hood. Some were questionable but a...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L abs module VIN: 1N4BA41EX6
THANKS TO ALL THAT HELPED.AFTER TALKING TO NISSON TECHS AND NISSON SERVICE MANAGERS,I FOUND OTHERS HAD THE SAME REPETATIVE PROBLEMS.SOMETIMES THE TSB DOESN'Y FIX IT.THEY SAID TO REPLACE BOTH HUB BEARINGS ALONG WITH THE TSB FOR BOTH SIDES IN THE REAR.THIS FIXED...
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start VIN: 1G3GR62C0V
Ok here it goes after doing extensive testing on the various areas you guys suggested. I found that the fuel rail still had alot of water in it so I took all hte injectors out and drained the rail all the way out put back together and got it running. Thats m...
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