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1984 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L coil?? VIN: ZARBA5416E
this car will not start unless you have a battery charger hooked up to it.no spark from the coil. once its starts its ok till the next day. we have ohmed the coil and it checks ok. we installed new combo relay and still no improvment.we ohmed out both inductiv...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L Drive and reverse VIN: WBACB4329R
This car won't move under it's own power either forward or reverse. Auto or manual mode makes no difference. On occasion it will move 20 or 30 feet in reverse if it's stone cold. Vetronix KTS 650 will not communicate with trans controler. Car will not move wit...
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2001 BMW M3 3.2L interior VIN: WBSR93471E
Hey all you beemer guy's here's one for you . I have a customer with a BMW 2001 M3 convertible, we installed a supercharger,oversized brake rotor's,caliper's, etc,etc.He now want's a 4 point roll bar for this convertible which seem to be non existant !! After ...
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2003 BMW 330xi 3.0L Starting VIN: WBAEW53413
I know it's a dumb question, but is there a short cut to changing the starter on one of these bad boys?
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1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G4WB52L7S
Intermittent problem with car stalling and not restarting. Will restart after some time. Occurs mostly when cold in the morning. When no start/stall condition occurs, customer states that door locks activate locking and unlocking by themselves and dash board l...
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1995 Buick Regal 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G4WB5215S
customer complains of intermittent stall. will not duplicate for us. MIL not on, but 4 codes present. started on the p1670 quad driver fault code and came up with PCM not grounding relay for cooling fan #2 (fan was not running, but no complaint for that. a/c... Trouble codes: P0117, P0321, P1361, P1670
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1990 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCDC14K6L
i have this truck which will not start due to inadequate injector pulse (ground signal from ecm) the ground pulse is there but very weak, power side is batt voltage any time key is on or cranking, i have swapped ecm and complete dist from a running truck to no...
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1993 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G1BL53EXP
This Chevy came in for a smog inspection and failed as a gross polluter. I made the repairs listed and confirmed that emissions were good. I had to send the car to a Gold Shield station for certification after repairs and it failed again. I have tried to figur...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS1947T
I got this 96 S-10 with 2.2L that labors badly when accelerating. Only code that set is P0172 fuel system rich bank 1. Oxygen sensors have both been replaced (no change). Doesn't have Maf. Removed the exhaust from in front of the catalytic converter. Still had... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel system rich bank 1)
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W0V
Hmm, need some help here guys- got a drivability problem that seems unusuial. When cold first up in the morning- vehicle hesitates when leaving a stop light on a light acceleration. If i accelerate hard it will not do it. Once the vehicle is completley warmed ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire- in fail since cleard menu on genisis scanner)
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEK19T9Y
Hey guys thanks for any help on this one. I am working on a 2000 Silverado with a 5.3. The truck Idles very rough on cold start but clears up fairly quickly. Had code P0300 stored in computer but light was not on (customer states that it came on briefly). Fuel... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfire)
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L top end VIN: 3GKEC16T73
Looking for any reason for oil not getting to upper area of engine. Has noise at idle that sounds like a belt squeak, more like a lifter or timing chain slap at 2000 rpm. The noise is the same with belts removed. The noise sounds like it is coming from timing ...
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3GNDA13D36
good day everyone, I have a 2006 chevy hhr that randomly quits while driving lights up reduced power and engine dissabled when this happens you have no crank,wait 5-10 mins and the car starts and runs.Randomly the check engine light will stay on and we can ge... Trouble codes: P0601, P0340
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L data stream VIN: 2C3HD46T6X
have vehicle in for drivability concern.no noticable changes in idle,power losses,fuel mileage.noticed during initial check that pulse width,cam & crank sync state,dis signal are changing. pulse width is changing from normal idle reading of 15.42 to 246.72 wi...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY48B25
Hello Chrysler techs, The PCM was replaced by another shop and I was asked to program it with my DRB 3. I didn't know if it was a can system and needed the Star scanner. I also have the j2534 pass through system if needed. I used the DRB 3 and entered skim cod... Trouble codes: P1602
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Pads and Rotors VIN: 2C3KA63H56
Have a 300C replaced pads and rotors all the way around. Customer came back complaing of squealing coming from brakes when tapping brakes at highway speeds or coming to a stop. We took apart the front and rear brakes re-cleaned all brackets and lubed everythin...
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D4HB58D84
brother called me with engine noise complaint, was on cold start. turned engine off, checked oil level-ok. restarted engine with noise & check engine light came on. had vehicle towed. noise is a double rattling noise. no distinctive location is loudest at rear...
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2005 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2D4FV48T05
After replacing the throttle body with a factory part, the idle will not relearn. Using modis, we go through the relearn process, it says compete. Idle is normal until the car is put in gear then idle rises immediately to almost 2000 rpm. I am wondering if thi...
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1995 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Surge VIN: 1FTEX15N2S
ran all of the mitchell tests and they pass. cannot duplicate surge on the parkway in front of shop. the 121 code is a hard code and comes up on koeo and koer tests. will not clear. have bob installed and everything looks good. has any one delt with the 121 co... Trouble codes: 121 (tps does not correlate with maf.)
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L oil pressure VIN: IFALP52U6T
Hello,I acquired this 1996 ford tarus 3.0L vin u from another shop.The original symptoms were that the car was misfiring intermittently and losing more and more power as the car had been operated until the it would not run.The customer said that the (fuel pump...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18L8X
engine missfires when power braking in reverse only. to the point of blowing the 30 amp fuse to the ignition and vehicle dies. will not missfire in forward. I have been looking for a chafed wire with no success. hoping someone has seen this before. alldata doe... Trouble codes: P0307 (no 7 missfire), P0357 (ignition coil primary circuit malfunction)
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F2X
This is a 7.3 diesel in case you didn't read it. Truck belongs to a tourist and is a no start..truck owner called mobile mechanic and he got a code p0605, so he wanted pcm changed, I have an IDS and I flash Ford pcms, so he bought a Ford Pcm, brought the truck... Trouble codes: P1670 (ef feedback signal not detected)
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L locjing hubs VIN: 1FTNW21F12
hears the problem vehical had a ratching sound from the left aera with auto 4x4 inguaged,noise is not there whith 4x4 disenguaged,tested vacuum from pump=18 in,test wacuum to left and right hub,good vcauum but only on for 20 seconds,should be on for at lease 4...
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: FTREDSDEF4
Hey guys got this ranger came in with codes po171,174,720,722,cleared them ran truck,run good then goes into a spell wont run good wont rev up,check codes po1000,720,722,clear the codes then runs fine,acts up again codes are back,clear runs fine,any ideas?NOT ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0720, P0722
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2007 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMZK02107
a bit of history we found out before repairing vehicle this car was in southern bc while custoer was on hollidays and developed a miss fire he drove it around 200 + km before he could get it fixed all ok customer drives home after holidays put on 2100km once h...
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1996 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L cruise VIN: 1GTHK34F5T
customer states that cruise started acting up a little after new injection pump was put on, then progressivly got worse, well i didn't really think that it was related because you could see the speedo stay at 65 mph while you were still picking up speed then j...
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2001 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTFG25M11
need help truck came in with misfire and extend crank hard start. could smell the fuel while it ran. performed complete tune since wires were worn through againt dog house. fuel filter still said gm on it etc.. also replaced injector assm with updated design. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (testing and results)
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1879Y
Dear fellow techs, This crv came in with check engine light on small hesitation at take off from a stop - replaced front o2 sensor, adjusted valves, checked fuel pressure - ok - checked purge valve -ok - vac 19 in at idle cleared computer and I drove it once ... Trouble codes: P0172 (bank 1 system too rich), P0170 (fuel trim bank 1)
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 1-2 shift VIN: 2HKRL186X1
We replaced trans for customer and it had a problem shifting. checked codes and came up with P0780. We told customer that we should replaced b,c shift solenoids and he had us use the solenoids from old trans. We did this and came up with same code as before. W...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Lighting VIN: SAJWA71C71
This car came in with lighting problems.led style. Right turn signal on will make left brake light and third brake light flash with brake applied.All bulb style lights in the tail light units have a small glow like you would see with a bad ground. Have check a...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4FT68S7X
Customer just bought used vech Sat from dealer drove of lot 12 hours later would not start, AAA tries to jump no go, sprays either starts up, bangs on tank starts runs. Took to his mech changed fuel pump, now when it sits over night it cranks no start as if lo...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Shift selector VIN: SALPV1649V
Vehicle came into shop with transmission fault light flashing on dash and audible alarm sounding. Vehicle tries to shift into low range upon any movement from park. Customer informed us that he had dropped a coin into shifter mechanism and fault happened short...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blower motor spinning direction VIN: 1LNHM83W62
Hi all iatn members got one here that is throwing up for a loop, car has very poor air flow out of all vents, with or with a/c on or heat, we beleive the blower motor is spinning backwards we have replace the control head and blower motor and fan control modul...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air suspension VIN: 5LMFU28R33
This navigator's air suspension is leaking down in approx 2 days to sitting on the bump-stops. It has had a new(used) pump. All the lines , airbags (air springs) pump, and valves attached to air springs have been sprayed and leak tested with no results. We tri...
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2004 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Starting VIN: 1LNHM83474
We have looked this car over for a two day battery drain. This car has been a pain where I sit down. First off Iam not sure we are looking into the correct way to test for a drain and the other part is the fact are we dont have any Idea on the corrrect amount ...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1B2227Y0
This car was in last week, customer complaint was check engine light was on, runs rough occasionally, and long crank time on occasion. I drove car in with intermittant missfire, I witnessed it once for approx. 1 min, had missfire code for cyl#2, and ECT code, ...
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2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Harsh shift VIN: 1238781239
This car came in with O/D light flashing and hard shifts. I tried scaning with 5 different scanners and no codes. I tried replacing the TCM with a used one and we had the same issue. This one has me puzzled?
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L base module VIN: WDRGA51E9R
code 10 base module voltage supply output fuse f2& code 16 a/c clutch short circuit... all outputs check good and the a/c works properly.codes come back after several drive cycles. we understand the base module can have solder issues inside, but we cannot see ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F5V
i checked wiring to air injectiion pump it is fine the pump works ok all hoses good Trouble codes: P0410
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L key off drain on battery VIN: WDBJF72F4V
hello all, This clean 1997 26k mile car has me stumped, battery dies after 4 days without use. I have a 30 miliamp drain that appears to be connected to fuse number #4 (instrument cluster, Climate control) on main fuse box and fuse number #5,8,13,15 at fuse bo...
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3AY1A2Y0
car was brought in and it was barley running,sounded like timing issue or restricted exhaust.checked timing marks on cam and timing cover lined up good,so i dropped the exhaust at manifold made no difference.if i add carb cleaner the p.o.s.picks up and runs go...
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2003 Nissan 350Z 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1AZ34E03
THis car came to us with a long crank time,both hot or cold. I ran a tbs scan and found out the problem was with the crank and cam sensors, there was an update. We replaced the sensors with factory parts and the problem seemed to go away, released the car to c...
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L outlet temperature VIN: 1GHDT13W0Y
this one is kind of strange. it came in a couple of weeks ago with cold air coming out of the heater vents. when checking it with tech 2 it had a b0408 code for the temp door actuator, i checked data with tech 2 and it did not want to move, replaced actuator a...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL52E61
This car misfires after sitting for a while, but only on cyl #1 and only for 10-30 seconds or so then it smoothes right out. I have swapped plug and wire with others to see if the miss moves, but it does not. I removed upper intake and fuel rail, pressured up ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0442
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L cruise control VIN: 1G2WP12K2X
the two circuits i am concerned with are the cruise disable circuit and the cruise engaged circuits for cruise module to pcm; they both show battery voltage at all times- indicating that the module isn't grounding nor is the pcm; i jumpered a ground to both ci...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Mechanical VIN: WP0AA2991X
Hello Porsche Techs! Customer brought this vehicle after storing it for about 6 months. We changed oil and started it up with no problem. Everything was fine until engine warmed-up - there is a ticking noise like bad lifter coming from right head area. Freque...
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2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L parking lights VIN: 1NXBR12E01
I am working on a 2001 Toyota Corolla LE. Last week car came in for headlights staying on all the time. After doing some research I found the fix to be replacing the headlamp switch and main daytime running light relay above the glove box. I replaced these par...
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L tensioner VIN: 2T1BR12E62
I need some input from some toyota techs.I installed an alternator in this corolla with a new belt The tensioner is simple to operate since it has a bolt head to operate it and a single bolt holding it in (that I didnt touch) All went well alternator charged p...
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWDC21V12
I have a problem with this car that engine is not running after replacing airbag control module. I do not have communication to any of ECUs. I have tried disconnect modules one at a time while I tried to communicate modules but no success. I tried it with radi...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWPE69M13
car overheats only when driving uphill, but cools right back down on flat surface, the fans are working, the cooant is in good condition and level is full. where do i start rebleed system, thermostat, coolant temp sensor? thanks
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEU73C96
This is my wifes car, we just purchased it.She has had a problem yesterday with a start and stall (several times in a row) after a hot soak. Message center displays-"Steering column lock defective". Car does eventualy restart. I could not duplicate problem las...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L timing belt VIN: 3VWDT81K76
Was asked to do a timing belt on this. Have never even seen a TDI. Have read repair info. Do I really need the 3 special tools? Is the injection pump timing pin something I could make easily? Is it straight or stepped? Does the cam holding bar go on the rear o...
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1992 Volvo 960 2.9L Mechanical VIN: 4V1KS9500N
Help Guys, I have a Volvo tale of misery to share and hope one of you guys can help me. A couple of weeks ago this vehicle was towed in as a DOA-crank, no start. The engine free-wheeled too easily so the timing belt failre diagnosis wes pretty easy. A quick b...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Interior light VIN: YV1TS94D7Y
This car came in and interior ligths stay on and also has a message that say's right rear door open. I installed new door latch assembly on the right rear but still have same problem. The left front door need's a new lock/latch assembly but has been like this ...
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2002 Volvo V70 AWD 2.4L viscous coupler VIN: YV1SZ58D32
hello techs, Vehicle came in with load clanking skipping noise traced to diff. area. pin point to viscous coupling. Installed new coupling, originl noise gone. Now we are dealing with low pitch noise at low speeds(20-30mph) going straight. noise disappears on ...
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Restraint system VIN: JH4DC53002
We checked everything we could and even tried a 3rd module with still no luck. The only thing we could not perform was a check to verify the power at the connector was making contact with the terminal in the SRS module. We sent the vehicle to an Acura deal...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 265D5HJ100
We ended up replacing the sparkplugs just to elimanate the possiblity of that being the problem, reset random misfire code & sent customer on his way. We have not heard back from the customer so we hope all is well. Trouble codes: 62 (misfire several cylinders), 50 (misfire 1), 75 (misfire total w/ cylinder cut out), 63 (misfire 1 w/ cut out).
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Radio Multifunction display VIN: 5UXFA53582
AFTER MANY HOURS OF DISCONNECTING MODULES AND NOT FINDING A STRIP JUNCTION BLOCK FOR THE I-BUS I LOCATED PROBLEM IN THE WIRE HARNESS UNDER RIGHT FRONT SEAT. THERE ARE TWO WHITE/YELLOW/GREY I-BUS WIRES COMMING FROM UP UNDER THE DASH/FUSE BOX AREA WHICH SUPPL...
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1996 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4AG55M4T
Thanks to everyone who took the time to reply. Your input is greatly appreciated. The first thing I wanted to do was to disconnect the DERM module and the ABS module, then retry communicating with the PCM. However, our one tech removed the instrument cluster a...
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2005 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L cluster VIN: 3G5DA03785
THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR HELP,THE PCM WAS THE FAULT OF ALL MY PROBLEMS. IT WAS NOT SHOWING UP ON THE MESSAGE MONITOR WITH TECH 2, BUT IT WAS WEIRD BECAUSE IT WOULD SHOW DATA. CALLED PARTS TO GET A PCM TO TRY BUT THEY HAD JUST SOLD THE LAST ONE. WENT TO TECH THAT...
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1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KS52Y3S
Please bear with me as this may take a few minutes to read. I have repaired this vehicle by replacing the pcm. The road to determining this was long, as the problem was intermittant. I was only missing injector pulse at certain times, I check for all computer ...
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1988 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L No Start VIN: 1J1CC1113J
Thanks to everyone who replied. I did swap the ecm out and the problem was fixed. It was worth more than the car! Each is own..thanks again...john
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1996 Chevrolet C2500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GCGC29F0T
I'm currently awaiting for a module for the injector pump. The information that had been sent was outstanding,especially the one who had sent the accurate diesel site...thank you! keep up all the good work guys & gals, and please stay on the post!! Trouble codes: P1656 (Driver 2 Line 6 Failed).
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16R5X
We will call this one fixed!! I would like to thank almost all that responded. The ultimate fix was not clear. I cleaned carbon from both air injection banks, replaced bank #2 valve, inspected pump vacuum supply and trigger to solenoid(both good), and replaced... Trouble codes: P1415, P0410.
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L abs light, traction control VIN: 2G1WX12K2Y
Well this vehicle is fixed. Ended up being a wire breaking for the left front wheel speed sensor. Got to act up a lot, then found the problem. Replaced the wheel speed sensor wiring harness with the new AC delco connector. All is well now. Thanks again for the...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC24U43
FOUND SMALL CRACK IN CANISTER AFTER APLYING PRESSURE DIRECTLY TO IT FROM THE PURGE LINE Trouble codes: P0442.
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2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Overheats VIN: 2C3HC56G31
Thanks for all the help. After removing the thermostat, we blew through the small hole above the opening. After reassembling the vehicle, when filling the cooling system, it bled and filled faster. Temp staying good. The lo speed fans now come on and go off in...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L All guages VIN: 3B7KF23Z5Y
Hey Guys Sorry this took so long, we had a hard time with this one. Pretty much everybody that replied said change the PCM. So we ordered a used one because of the 580.00 list price. On the same day we installed it the truck was doing the same thing. But whi...
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1997 Ferrari F355 GTS 3.5L Air Bag VIN: ZFFXR42AZV
Thanks you to all, it was as I feared I needed a factory scanner to turn off the air bag light.
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FT0F15YXP
Thanks to all who replied. Im going to close this one early as I dont think im getting the truck back for a couple of more weeks. I did replace the injector orings on the left bank and plan on doing the same to the right when it comes back. I feel however that...
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X5W
Thanks to all who responded. I tried to email all individually, but I might have missed a couple. We still have not found a replacement module. Several suggested car-part.com and I have been going down the (long) list - so far no cigar. One suggested that the ... Trouble codes: B1641 (no definition or information found - MOD Identifix or iATN).
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3FALP1130W
thanks to all techs who offered advice. finally fixed this rascal. went back and switched injectors from 1 and 4 to 2 and 3. tested car in the morning and had a miss cold which it did'nt have before. ohmed injectors and were fine. started moving inject...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Brake hose VIN: 1FMZU7UW02
We installed another Ford brake hose and when the hose is installed it is angled slightly downward towards the drive axle. Hose will only install one way. It was necessary to bend the brake line upward away from the axle. On close examination we could see a fa...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Accessories VIN: 1FAFP34N85
Thanks so much.As most replied it was a ground problem at the a pillar as well as the remote from her husbands car was setting off her alarm.His remote will unlock her car and set alarm but will not lock it again. It works normal on his car.So for know we park...
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2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24N86
My scanner didn't call this Mode 6, called it "component parameters" but it did show the individual cylinder misfire data once I figured out how to advance the screens. Turned out to be misses on #'s 1,6, & 7. Replaced the coils & plugs on those cylinders, c... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L drive line VIN: 1HGCD5636T
Thanks to all who replyed, it seems that the trouble would be the carrier bearing in the trans as was suggested, we checked for play at the axel to trans and we feel kinda stupped now for not seeing this when the axel was installed two times... We are going to...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L no obd ii communicat VIN: KMHJF25FXX
Vehicle was taken to dealer. Dealer replaced computer. Now communicates properly.
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1971 Jeep Jeepster Commando 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, NO OIL TO ROCKERS VIN: 8705F17077
Unfortunately we have not had the vehicle back in the shop. Customer is attempting to get more information for us but that has not arrived, and we are short handed and behind in our other work and he is in no rush. I had hoped to have had some time to go back ...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ78Y3T
Hey all of you I have good news!!!The fix was an injector cleaning.I didnt use the motorvac but a bg kit for it.It did all the diffrence in the world.I still have a light hesitation but I think that engine is on its way out.The cat converter may have been dama... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire), P0308 (cylinder 8 misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire).
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L engine VIN: 1J4GW68N3X
thanks to all that replied the problem was a bad crank sensor!the data pids still all read n/a even when it is running still don,t know what the problem is there but the noise they heard is the lower end of the engine is very noisey at hi revs.so we plan to pu...
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L 2nd and 3rd shift VIN: JT8BH68X5X
weel guys thanks for all the replys and sorry for the delayed on this but the dealer have to order a new computer and reprogram the all system ,i tried to intalled a good used one and other shops around here so is myself couldn't do it i guees this is to old ...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Ignition lock cylinder VIN: 1LNFM91V6W
So I guess this is not a common lock cylinder. Jerry said there was more information in Mitchell under a 97 Mark 8 and there was, however it also stated that info for the Mark 8 is unavailable from manufacturer. Their fix to remove a non-functional cylinder in...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L Mechanical VIN: WDBAB23A1C
This vehicle has driven for several weeks without a single complaint. The fix for this was the vehicle history. Incorrect Master Cylinder installed orignally. The repair went from 1st mechanic telling customer to purchase a master cylinder for replacement, t...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBFA66ESM
Fellow techs, thanks so much for your input regarding this ASR problem. The first thing I did was replace the throttle position sensor at back of engine due to deteriorated wiring. I felt it was a shot in the dark but looked suspicious enough to warrant repla...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L steering rack VIN: WDBRF64J91
Thanks for the support!!! Replaced the rack and all is great. Thanks for the quick responses. It allowed us to keep the ball rolling on this job and get it out quickly. Thanks Again
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L panoramic roof VIN: WDBRN47J32
Thanks to Craig and Charles for their input, all help is appreciated! A new OCP (N 70) repaired this car. Final diagnosis was made by substitution with a known good part; there simply was no other way to narrow it down. Fortunately, I got it on the first try. ...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Steering VIN: 2MEFM75W2Y
THANK YOU ALL FOR THE REPLYS.MOST OF THE SUGGESTION THAT WERE MADE HAD ALREADY BEEN TRIED PRIOR TO MY HELP REQUEST.MIKE [...] SUGGESTED THAT I CHECK THE IDLER ARM WHICH I DID ON THE VEHICLE AND DID NOT SEE OR FEEL A PROBLEM.I DECIDEED TO REMOVE THE IDLE ARM...
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2003 Other GM h2 6.0L Accessories VIN: 5GRGN23U63
I'm sorry to have waited so long to close this request but it is deffinately FIXED! I decided to pursue the front wiper motor & module first since there is a history of failures according to both IATN archives and my GM dealer friend. I first installed a Cardo...
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1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Serp Belt VIN: YS3DD78B9S
I got several quick responses giving 6PK 2013 as the equivalent to SAAB's no-AC belt, 43 95 406. True enough, but where do you get one in the United States ?? Try Googling 6PK 2013 and look at the hits you get !! But I'm grateful for the info all the same - ...
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2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: YS3EF5829Y
Crank sensor was repalced and fixed the problem...thanks guys! We now have injector pulse and spark, vehicle runs great.
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2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L shifting , turns VIN: 4S4BP61C97
Thanks for all the replies. We flushed the trans with subaru hp fluid, that helped but the problem was still there. After further discussions with my customer I found out that this car was squeeling the tires on tight turns before the service. The car is under...
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2002 Suzuki Aerio GS 2.0L lifters VIN: JS2RA41S32
I will install the old lifters because the rest of the engine is in such good shape and low miles. I will try to pump them up first. If there are bad ones the customer can pay me again at a discount that I will give for the second time in. they don't want to...
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1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4TARN1P0PZ
Thanks so much for evrey ones help, I found and replaced a blown out intake manifold gasket..
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2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L readiness VIN: 4T1BG22K41
I have the drive cycle info if anyone wants it, basically the cat monitor will run if you drive 45-52 miles per hour for 4-8 minutes at a steady throttle, it took me 2 tries. Thanks, Artie
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L MIL on VIN: 3VWDC21V91
Thanks for the replies I cleared the codes from the vehicle and it has been gone for 12 days with no other issues. I can not really tell what if anything I did fixed the problem. Trouble codes: 16839 (Large fuel system ventalation leak).
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