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1994 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L strut VIN: WAUBL88G6R
Vehicle came in with a squeak / squawk noise that seems to come from the right front suspension. It occurs primarily on initial backing up (esp while turning) and initial forward movement. Will sometimes reoccur on very hard acceleration from standstill. No no...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L piston rod VIN: TRUWT28N71
low compression due to #2 cylinder piston burned, was corrrected in an overhaull. ( turbo was also replace by an used one) post overhaull test drive caused cylinder #4 to slightly get a compressed (bent) rod , about one milimeter down, ( affecting idle smoothn...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WAULD64B83
Hi this car has an extended crank with poor idle for a few seconds after a cold start or if it has sat 45 minutes +. inspected plugs (NGK proper) air filter, codes NONE, closed intake system check for vacuum leak, NONE, replace fuel pressure reg vacuum lin...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L engine VIN: WBAGL42020
the car is a 735i but there is no listing for a 735. anyway when you start the car from cold it has a misfire on 5&8. after 10 mins it clears and runs fine, for about 20 minutes. then it has a slight misfire. if you turn the engine off and restart it the car w...
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2003 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L abs module VIN: 1G4HP52KX3
the customer said all he did was change the battery after the car had been sitting and aaa came out and jumped the car off. the car had been sitting for about a month or so. they told him the battery was no good and he changed it out and this is when the light...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L 4wd VIN: 1GNDT13W2W
customer states 4wd slams out of 4x4 when disengaged. road tested 4x4 engages fine, but when disengaged it takes approx 2 block before it rolls itself out then bang shifts out of 4wd.checked for codes-none found, removed battery tray,disconnected cable at both...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L no pull VIN: 1GNFK16R2X
trans rebuilt by my tech. workked fine for two weeks and started not pulling. No movement at all. Now I can let it sit for a hour or so and it will go in all gears and work fine. after i shift it back from reverce it make a small rattle sound and quit pulling....
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L heating VIN: 1GNDM19W3X
This van has just barely enough heat to clear the windsheild off in cold weather, but not enough to actually heat the passenger area? Seems to act simlar to a T-Stat problem although I just put a new oem stat in it? Was able to test drive vehicle after creatin...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Dash illumination VIN: 1G1YY22G1X
Customer complaint is dash illumination lights do not work when automatic headlamps are on. If you manually turn on the parking lights or headlights the dash lights work. If you put the key in the ignition, and/or go to accessory, they are illuminated. But if ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Transfer Case VIN: 2GCEK19T7X
This truck showed up at my shop with a complaint of binding when turning in Auto 4wd. First thought was bad fluid. The fluid in the T.C. wasn't terrible but he wanted to make sure the clutches and drum were still good so I removed the T.C. and checked it over....
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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WX15K74
first off any help is greatly appreciated. I just inherited this car from our new "driveability tech", whos first recommendation was 3 new coils and an ignition module, he then tried a new tps and new iac to no avail. now I have the car. on test drive found th...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Cam shaft actuator VIN: 1GNDT13S24
There is a leaking intake valve on cylinder 1, My question is when you start disassembling it says to make sure exhaust cam shaft is fully advanced prior disassembly,reassembly, but there is no clear answer as to how you advance it. Can some one shed some ligh...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LS 6.0L Starting VIN: 1GCHK29U14
OK I got this truck and customer says it is a intermitant no start, and that when it is going to act up that nothing on the dash works, so I tried it and thats excatly how it happens, key in, switch to on and nothing, all it does is crank and crank, then if yo...
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Sport 3.5L Starting VIN: 1GCCS14895
Truck has intermitten no start problem occures hot or cold wait time between starts is approx. ten minutes good battery ck grounds and perform wiggle test cannot duplicat problem in shop
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1995 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1C3EV4536F
found to not shift up on road test no matter how fast you go, trans fluid looks good. has power and grounds to pcm. scanner shows to stay in n and not shift at all on road test in in garage. possable direction in can go in diag im not sure. is it normal for th...
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2001 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2C3HD36J71
Customer called and asked for price on catalytic converter. I asked why and she replied that it glows red. I told her that i didn't think it was a cat but we would have to check it out. The car was towed in and we proceded to check it out and found that someon...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L shift indicator VIN: 2C8GF68464
This Pacifica came in with the shift indicators not lit properly on the dash in some gears and a P0706 which is a code for transmission range rationality. When it was in in park and sometimes in other gears as well it would light up all the indicators for the ...
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1P3ES46C4Y
I've got a good one here,this Neon has a temperature guage that reads low,ect sensor show around 100* on scan tool, but engine is running around 195 like it should,voltage at sensor is 1.4 volts lower than voltage reading on scan tool,also noticed same conditi...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2B8GP74L62
Vehicle came in with the complaint that the blowers were only working in high. vehicle is equipped with front and rear AC. Has two seperate relays and two seperate resistors. Both front and rear will only work in high. Checked the connections to the control he...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Axle Shaft-Ft. Drive VIN: 1D7HU118N8
Vehicle came to my shop=complaint of clicking noise made worse while in 4-wheel drive. short road test confirmed inner C/V joint on drivers side wobbling bad. R&R C/V shaft=found short drive shaft spline worn down half way caused by worn C/V joint. Factory man...
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1966 Ford Thunderbird 7.0L body VIN: 6Y85Q13023
This car was purchased by our customer with this condition. At 58-62mph the car will get a 2 second vibration then a 2 second pause then a vibration then a pause and so on. If you accel hard or release the throttle the vibration diapears. Can make it do it on ...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Oil Pan VIN: 2FTHF25F8S
Know these are a pain. Put a new pan on. Did everything by the book.Keeps leaking at front and rear. Chkd the database. Just wondered if anybody had anything new in terms of sealant or if anyone has ever heard of a Gasket? McCord used to make one for the 6.9L ...
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1995 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L wheel ? VIN: IFMDU34X6S
Vehicle came with a wheel bearing like noise. I test drove the vehicle. I did not notice slop in the hub assy but changed the left one and the right one anyway because of the mileage. My test drive showed that the same noise is still there. I since tested the ...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDLF473TE
Truck starts right up but smokes badly. I had to put it to the side here for 3 weeks because I was having breathing problems. Truck seams to be awful rich. White smoke. Runs very rough. Have checked the glow plugs and all harnesses. Back pressure sensor has ha... Trouble codes: 1280 (ICP out of range), 0122 (Tp sensor low), 0472 (EPS low), 0603 (Internal control module KAM error), 0344 (CAM position sensor int), 0470 (EPS circuit fault)
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1999 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMZU34X8X
The Vehicle will not go into reverse. All other gears seem to be ok.
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514XY
Costomer said that his van was idleing rough, and heard a pinging noise. Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire Cly 5)
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FTRX17223
Truck Has a big misfire shakes all the engine. spark is good. let me know if u had one of this..
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L pats? VIN: 1FAFP55U93
hoping for a few hits from ford techs,driver complaint;sometimes my key fobs wont unlock my doors and i have to use the key.trouble is,when this happens the car wont start.[no crank,no nothing].i cant duplicate the problem[yet].checked the pats and gem[with a ...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Power Door Locks, Drivers Power Seat VIN: 1FMRU17W84
Help Ford Techs. This 2004 Expedition had first come in for a No Start Condition. After looking at this vehicle noticed that battery was dead, with no parasitic draw. So charged and let sit all day, and finally, acts up under these various conditions intermite...
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L15
fordvtechs seen any wiring probelms Trouble codes: P0190
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Clutch VIN: 1FTRF12205
I need to replace the internal slave cylinder due to oil leak. I am having the hardest time getting the trans out. Piece of cake 2x2 lol. The shift shaft will not clear the floor above and I cannot get the trans back far enough to clear the plate..not even clo...
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2006 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L convertor VIN: 1FTYR10D66
At Times - When Hot, Truck Stalls At Stops, Will Stay Running If Put In Park / Neutral. Very Hard To Make Duplicate. No Codes Or Faults Detected. Have To Believe Covertor Locking Up - Not Releasing. Looking To See If Anyone Else Has Had Problem. Didn't Find An...
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1995 Geo Prizm LSi 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK5289S
both o2 sensors are reading voltage. tested at diagnois connector under hood. genrally both stay around .45 volts at idle. they will drop down to .100 at times and go up as high as .55 volts but these are very gradual transitions. like the computer is not cont... Trouble codes: 21 (o2 sensor or circuit problem), 27 (sub o2 sensor or circuit problem)
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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L nox VIN: JHMEG8552S
car has come in for high nox. i have a copy of the vir if someone can explain how to post pictures on here. but if i cant . here are the readings. hc's are good with 10 at 25 and 5 at 15, co was good with 0 on both. nox was max at 25 is 731 and measured 1872, ...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata LX 2.7L No Start VIN: KMHWF35H14
This customer's daughter goes to college 75 miles away from my shop. The complaint is cranks, no start at times, doesn't matter if it's cold or hot soak, still is intermittent. Replaced crank sensor 2 months ago. Customer agreed to replace crank sensor for int...
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L 4 wheel drive VIN: JACDJ58X2X
as soon as abs lamp lights up TOD [torque on demand] engages, and then winter and power lights come on and feels like 4wd engages while in two wheel drive
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L ride control VIN: SALPV1444X
I just want to konow if somebody there have done a conversion on this suspension from the electronic to a conventional (to install springs etc...) my question is how many hours of labor to do something like this. Because customer don't want to repair this elec...
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2005 Lexus ES330 3.3L window motor VIN: JTHBA30G95
Ok everybody this one came to me off a return rcomenedtion off a another tech thats not here right now. Replace L/R window motor. Took Panel off and found regualtor off of track. Reattached and motor works fine BUT when it does express up and getes to the top ...
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1LNLM91V9P
ive never posted a help request before but im getting burned out on this car and would appreciate some redirection or some advice. car hesitates under accel when cold and also if you very lightly feather the throttle while power braking it starts to breakdown ...
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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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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JM1BJ24552
Hi all, This Mazda makes a loud tapping noise 2000-5000 RPM only under light to medium throttle. No noise at idle, on deccel or under hard acceleration. The noise sounds high in the engine or head area. I read about the screws falling out of the flaps i dont t...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L tensioner VIN: WDBFA66ESM
Hello fellow techs, I have had an ongoing problem with this 500SL. The issue has been I have not been able to keep the belt tight enough to not squeal. sounds like a simple problem, but it's been a REAL headache! This 119 engine has the early rubber center ten...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4Matic 3.0L 4Matic VIN: WDBED90E6N
4Matic lamp returns instantly after reconecting battery, turning test knob does nothing, can codes be flashed out by grounding pin 5 of the 8 way conector? after all how many codes can set that fast? also some times replacing low dollar parts i consider a test...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L cam timing VIN: WDB2020282
Hi all, i have replaced the cylinder [...]
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J91
Strange thing on this vehicle is that misfire codes will set along with check engine light of course but there is no discernible symptom; no rough running,no stumble.Customer states and freeze frame reflects he was cruising at 60mph and light illuminated.Anoth...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBJF83J02
Hello all Mercedes techs, I got this 02 E430 4-matic. The customer states that intermittently upon pulling away from a stop the vehicle will hesitate. Upon further probing for information cust states will apply accelerator and vehicle will begin to accelerate ...
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1998 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4M2ZV1117W
this vehicle was towed in.scanned vehicle and found code p0325 for a knock sensor.inspected and found that the vehicle had no spark or fuel injector pulse. removed distributor cap and found that the cap was burnt though on the ignition coil terminal. removed d... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor)
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L alternator VIN: JN1RZ24A0L
Thanks in advance to all techs, Im working on my wifes reserected 1990 300zx. The battery went dead, charged it and rechecked with midtronics battery tester, checks out ok. checked alt aoutput with my fluke and a amp clamp with no extreme load on the battery b...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D2S
vehicle cranks no start, checked fuel volume and pressure and injector noid and found to be good. found no spark to be present. no crank reference detected at pcm, ohm tested coils and found to be good. checked continuity of wiring to coils, cranks sensors and...
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2003 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L distributor VIN: 1N6ED29Y93
The customer complaint is ticking noise when cold, goes away after 10-15 minutes driving. We checked for exhaust leaks & lifter noise after a cold start. The tick & rattle we have found, comes out of the distributor. With or without a stethoscope, the noise is...
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L transfer case VIN: JN8DR09Y73
Being the third hand into this one I hope I have all the facts. first tech is gone, quit. second tech gave up due to his lack of electrical diagnostic ability. What I know is vehicle seemed to be in 4WD all the time, even before driveshafts were repaired. Si...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L lifters, valves VIN: 1G2NE52T1V
Hi there fellow techs, Thanks in advance for any help. I have inherited this vehilcle from another shop. Apparently came in with a jumped chain, six valves were bent so the head was rebuilt and the chain was replaced. When the vehicle was started it ran fine f...
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1993 Saab 900 S 2.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AK75E3P
Help Saab Techs!! I need to know where the dlc for the factory tool is on this car.We have the Tech 2 with what I believe is the correct connector.It is a convertable, manual trans with a build date of 9/92. Alldata/ other info I have has been incorrect. Any i...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L ignition key VIN: YS3FB49S93
towed in ignition key wont turn,heard normal click sound when put key in and steering column unlocked,test with tech2-cim decision preventing key turn,forced key to unlock with tech2 to try to get dtc and check shifter position-now key works fine-but i would l...
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2003 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R93
starts, runs , no power on accell., cat. convertor was replaced 2 months ago at other garage, towed in here, starts, no power on accell, has several egr codes, ,removed egr to drive has power, not sure why cats, may be plugged again , am going to remove exhaus... Trouble codes: P0402 (exc egr flow), P0403 (egr sol. circuit problem), P0405 (egr sensor sig. short / low)
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2007 Saturn Vue 3.5L air bag VIN: 5GZCZ63477
I have a 2007 that came into my shop with air bag lite on, i scanned it and came up with code b0092. pulled it up on the computer and it informed me to dry out the passenger seat cushion. Well the customer has stated with great expression that he didn't waste ...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L timing belt tensioner VIN: 4S3BC6851V
Hey subaru techs, got one here that came in on the hook. Had no compression, removed timing belt covers & found broken bolt in belt tensioner, belt was still intact. My ?'s are has anyone seen this before & what causes it? And three of the cams rotate freely a...
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L cruise control VIN: JT3VN39WXL
cruise control doesnt work, blinks 5 times and records code 12, found powers and grounds okay. clutch switch, brake switch, e-brake switch are working as designed. found no test for the ecu and all the post i have found say that it is rare to replace the cruis...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L warning lamps VIN: JT4VN36M1P
Well, here we go!!! This 4runner intermittently illuminates the brake/ alternator/ a/t / c.e.l. lamps with no driveability faults. I realize that alternator trouble (wiring or internal) can affect the brake/ alternator warning lamps but see no fault. When we c...
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L abs/mil VIN: 4T3ZF19CX1
repaired a p0420 code, vehicle returned a week later with mil back, i assumed it was a defective cat but turns out it came back with a new p0500 vss signal code. originally it had an abs light on but i paid no attn to it at the time. this truck has no vss, it ...
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZZZ4E84
As most of them replied, Air Mass Meter fixed the problem. Thanks to all for their support and time. cheers Trouble codes: P0171 (System Too Lean - Bank 1), P0174 (System Too Lean - Bank 1).
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAHD62XSG
on this car i found couple more vacume leaks to the manifold o ring to the manifold - idle motor , then one hose was totally missing and had to figure out where it went , clean the tbi new plugs and boots runs great now thanks
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L defogger VIN: WBABM5341Y
The problem was not the battery or alternator or the climate control module. The power to the relay is directly controlled by the computer and comes from directly from the alternator. There is a plug in the back of the alternator for the defogger. The reason t...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L warning lamp VIN: 5UXFB33533
Thank you for all you help. We removed ABS module and clean connector. also removed instrument cluster clean all connectors and we used Auto Logic to clean DTC's. test drove so far 1 weeks codes not come back.
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G5DB03754
Checked all wiring we had came to the conclusion the ECM was possibly bad .But the customer decline repair.Sorry for the lack of Info. Thanks Again, Toney
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1990 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCDC14K6L
Hi guys, Thanks for all the informative replies. Although I would like to mention many suggestions were for items which had already been covered so please read each post carefully to determine what has been done already. As mentioned I had installed a known go...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer LT 4.3L interior lights VIN: 6516846515
well this one is fixed ,thanks to all replies .someone had the glove box light connecter plugged in to the door jam switch.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEK19T9Y
Well I replaced the Intake Gaskets and it runs well and I have a happy customer thanks to all who replied. Brian Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfire).
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L waterpump VIN: 1GCHK23112
This one is gone for now. I told him the pump he supplied was the cause of the problem and would need to be replaced. He was fine with that until I told him I would be charging him labor to do the job twice. I tried explaining that if we had supplied the pu...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF52F23
the computers converse in a square wave pattern 7v on 0v off with an average of 2.7 not 3.5v that you would think. i had tried several module combinations with no luck. i had no ac voltage leaking past the diodes. the vehicle was sent to the local gm dealer wh... Trouble codes: U1064 (loss of comm w/ bcm), U1301 (class 2 shorted to battery), U1000 (loss of seral communicaton 4 class 2), U1016 (no state of health from pcm), U1088 (loss of comm with sdm-sir).
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Starting VIN: 2C8GM68494
wow! I love iatn. so while waiting for posts we saw that there is technically no nuetral safety switch but the ecm does comm. prndl through. when that ground is bad it will not comm. with ecm. so off of all your suggestions it was that ground at the trans ...
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1998 Dodge B1500 3.9L Rear lights VIN: 2B7HB11X1W
Every one said it was a ground problem. I starting to doubt this after checking what I thought were all the grounds. It so happened that both rear light sockets were defective and not allowing both brake and running light circuits to pass through the ground ci...
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1986 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.0L Cuts out, Dies
Most replies were about the pickup in the distributer, I did the tap test (when hot) on distributer and module, 8 volt voltage check into module, ground checks, I went over every wire in the engine bay for possible problem. I thought Jack might have hit it che...
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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEE14Y4L
Double checked powers & grounds at ECM (all was good), ordered reman. ECM, arrived today, installed and all is well, thanks for all the replies & have a great day!
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L batteries VIN: 2FTHF26M3P
The draw that I had was normal. I replaced the starter to an Asian one and the problem went away. The vehicle started like a gas rig. Thank you all for your help.
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1994 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Defrost VIN: 2FALP74W3R
Pulled the dash repalced the heater core and actuator, the we believe the actuator wasnt turning the door far enough to let air blow through the all the vents, and the heater core was leaking
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E8X
Well most seemed to agree that bank #1 is out of time, The customer doesnt want to put that much money into the truck so i cant say 100 percent that thats what was wrong with it... thanks everyone for helping out Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0172.
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L speedo VIN: 1FAPGFEUKY
replaced abs module and all is good. thanks for the help.
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L lack power VIN: 1FTNX21P83
Thanks for all the help. Pulled turbo and had a Ford Tech redo the turbo. Runs great now. Trouble codes: P2263 (turbo system performance).
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2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, PURGE NOISE VIN: 1FMYU02184
THE VALVES HAD CARBON BUILD UP CAUSING STICKING INTAKE VALVE.A GOOD MOTORVAC TREATMENT MADE VEHJCLE RUN BETTER. NO MORE POPING IN INTAKE Trouble codes: P0452 (ftp voltage low).
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L epc solenoid circuit VIN: 1FAFP53U65
well after i got past our builder saying all the clutches air checked good i followed ed's suggestion about a tsb on how the bonded pistons are separating or shrinking in the intermediate clutch alowing it to slip and which the pcm was catching it really fast ...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P56
Thanks a lot for all you help guys, We check all software updated already been done on this. checked cranking we found batteries are weak. We recommend new batteries. This truck belong to used car deparment so they took car back and replace batteries themself....
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1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEC14W5V
Thanks to all who replied, I appreciate that you took the time. As many suggested I look closer at the plugs and cap/rotor. They where fairly new and did show signs of wear. The plugs where Autolite and cap/rotor unknown. I decided to replace all with AC De...
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2004 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKES16S94
I had some responses that included replacing the camshaft actuator, which we already did for leaking oil into the connector. Also had someone suggest replacing the camshaft sensor which appeared to be working fine when tested. We did the crank relearn again an... Trouble codes: P0016 (Camshaft and Crankshaft Position Correlation Problem).
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L convertor VIN: 2HGES26711
Thanks for all the replies on this problem -- What I concider the fix and what I am going to do is the following -- 1 - Install an inline WIX 58964 magnetic trans filter 2 - drain and refill the transmission once a year or 10K with Honda fluid (I dont recomm...
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2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5FNRL18573
Most everyone agreed that a Honda Reman was the way to go. I checked with my Honda dealer and the Reman unit does come with a new torque converter. I have ordered the unit and will only use Honda AFT and will flush the transmission cooler. My thanks to all of ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L VIN: 1J4GL58K72
took others advice and removed pan to check if filter was clogged, found bent support bar for two pistons on side of valve body and one of the pistons was 3/4 the way out. bought updated bar and used piston with new seals, re-assembed and drove.
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L speedo VIN: 1LNLM9749R
Well thank you guys for some ideas found that the wiper control module and the speed control module had the same exact plug. I feel kind of stupid but not that familiar with these cars switched the connectors and all is well thank you again have a good day.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF64J71
well fellow techs. this ones out the door. cleaned the MAF and reinstalled it. at idle, my g/s went from 16 to 12... so the DME was thinkin more air was going thru the engine than actually was, hence the rich faults at idle. customer declined any further repai... Trouble codes: P2017, P2086, C1142, C1202.
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cruise control/Brake lights VIN: WMWRH33556
I do not have this fixed YET. The customer is going to bring us a new or used abs module. I will update this when the parts arrive.I want to thank Joe and Greg for your help. Joe was right on with his suggestion.We had suspected the abs control module but coul...
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Starting VIN: YS3FB49S83
Rather than throw (expensive)parts at it,the car was sent to the local(20 mile tow) Saab dealer.They claimed to have replaced the crank sensor and now it runs.??? Thanks for the help guys!!!John
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2005 Saab 9-2X Linear 2.5L differential VIN: JF4GG61645
istalled used tranmission took care of issues thanks for your help everyone.
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2003 Toyota Tundra 3.4L Red brake warning light VIN: 5TBKT44153
Thanks to those that replied. The alternator was the problem (actually the internal regulator) and was not grounding the light with the key on. Jason, in Maryland, the Brake light must illuminate with the parking brake on, if there is low fluid and it must do ...
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2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JTEDP21A94
I would like thank those of you who responded to our request for assistance. When we connected our Master Tech we were able to watch as the immobilizer would only reconize our key (both of them) after we pressed the unlock button on the remote. We checked our...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L Code P0741, trans temp light on. VIN: 5TEHN72N64
I checked with several valve body rebuilders and found that there were no fixes for this problem. One of the rebuilders that I spoke with was very familiar with my problem and said that the only solution he has found is to test VB's until he finds one that th...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEU73C96
Thanks to all who replied. I had several immobizer codes stored Cleared codes and switched keys and have had no problems for several days. Hopefully thats the end of it. Thanks
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LW61J0Y
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was fuel pump relay. We had crank signal during start but the power to the pump was not there.Sometimes you dig to deep for a small problem. again thank u to all who replied.
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