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1989 BMW 735i 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGB4310K
Hi ladies and gentlemen. Here I am begging for your help. This is an old BMW that came in for no starting. After looking for the problem, I found it shooting gasoline from the tail pipe; the source was the pressure regulator through the v. hose to the i. manif... Trouble codes: 12 (pedal position sensor), 22 (unknown)
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1098765432
Hello BMW tech. This car came in with check eng. ABS and brake light on. Trans messege on dash. Temp gauge reads full hot and rpm gauge reads 0 at idle. I think its in limp mode. DTC 220,221 and 140 with Vedis scanner. No info on Alldata and MOD. Problem is in... Trouble codes: 221 (CAN timeout ASC/DSC), 220 (CAN timeout EGS/AGS), 140 (Map cooling)
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAGH83451
It appears to me that a section of the engine wiring harness has been replaced and spliced in( from the DME to each side of the motor, the wiring boxes above each valve cover). Or did it come from the factory like that. Thanks for your responses. I'll save th... Trouble codes: 130 (drive by wire TP monitor), 134 (drive by wire controller adapter), 148 (EWS signal interface)
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L abs/ traction control VIN: 5UXFB33522
vehical came in with auto trans shift related issues with gauge malfunction as well. found the abs control unit to be faulty speed sensor signal out was eratic. control unit was replace and vehical was coded. and one code remain that i just cant get around the...
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1990 Buick Reatta 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4EC13CXL
This pos came in with customer saying wants to stall out while driving, but can keep it going if they drive with both feet. did experience it and felt like ignition going away. brought into shop and first thing noticed was the green goo coming out of the modul...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC5240W
We have this 1998 Caviler that is kicking our buts. Intermittently sets TPS codes. PO121 and 122. When this happens the customer says the transmission shifts hard or bangs into gear. This has been going on for over a year now but has never given us a problem. ... Trouble codes: P0122, P0121
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Steering VIN: 1GNEK13R3X
I have a 1999 Chevy Tahoe that has the "Death Wobble". Around 45 mph after hitting a bump. The vehicle steering wheel shakes so bad, you have to pull over to regain control of the truck. I've checked the whole steering/suspension. I found very small play in th...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNCT18WXY
vehicle missfires on heavy acceleration. very intermittant and seems to only misfire on cyl 4 and 3 Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK13T13
Complaint is missing at idle, with check engine light on & flashing @ times. Scan tested with tech2 & seen #8 misfiring bad under 1200 rpm, & #7 about 1/2 misfires of #8. All other cylinders ok. Spark is excellant to cylinders(tried 2 diff plugs, coil, wires e... Trouble codes: P0300
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD 6.0L front drive axles VIN: UNKNOWNVIN
When driving the truck from 30 mph up to 80 mph, the 4wd actuator in the front differential slightly engages enough to cause a vibration and grinding noise in the front axle. If you slow down to about 5 mph, it will disengage and the noise will stop. Seems to ...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJG31257
i just started here at this new dalership and i accepted this veh. knowing the situation. the problem is very intermittant a very random. i repaired a chaffed gmlan ckt in the chassis harness along the frame just below the driver side A piller body mount. and ... Trouble codes: P150C, P2544
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LTZ 6.6L Tire size VIN: 1GCJK33668
Hi everyone, This customer has had some new oversized wheels and tires installed and needs someone to calibrate the speedometer. We have a J2534 flashing tool and were wondering if it is possible to change the tire size through GM Tis. If so could someone pl...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 3.0L Charging VIN: 4C3AG52H11
afternoon techs Have a charging system that doesn't make any sense' need some help understanding what wire does what. What is happening is when you start the car the alt voltage jumps up and down for a count of say thirty then settles down and works fine. Cus...
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2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L cam sensor VIN: 2C3HE66GX4
customer bring car in with check engine light and was delayed on starting and chugging. code po340 - cam sensor came when we scanned ecm. we replaced crank and cam sensor, and replaced the cam sensor pigtail. still have the sme problem... any ideas??? thanks i...
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2004 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L no shift VIN: 2C3HD3G6M7
the car moves but no shifter of gears is this realted to the new software installed from the dealer or shiftpack in trans thanks in advance
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L blower fan VIN: 2C4GP54L55
hi everybody. was hoping for a little guidance from someone who has been down this road. attempted to remove front blower fan from under dash. i removed the fresh air door actuator and all the screws from the lower cover but when attempting to remove the lower...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L engine VIN: 2A4GM68466
Hello, I have this Pacifica that taps like a loose rocker. However the noise comes and goes, and we either cannot tell which side of the engine it comes from or it changes from the front bank to the back. Sometimes the noise is gone completely and comes back s...
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2007 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.4L Stall, HARD START VIN: 1C3LC56K77
HELLO IATNER'S i HAVE A SEBRING THAT LIKES TO LOAD ITSELF UP AFTER REFUELING. IT DOESN'T MATTER IF ITS A HALF OR FULL TANK. YOU HAVE TO PUT YOUR GAS TO THE FLOOR TO GET IT RUNNING OR IT STALLS REPEADILY. i SMOKE TESTED IT TO SEE IF THE LDP WASSTUCK CLOSED. I S...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L coolant temperature VIN: 1B6MF36C0S
The customer brought in this vehicle, with a coolant temperature complaint. Radiator was rodded & repaired, and the thermostat has been replaced several times. The complaint is the vehicle runs too cool around town, the coolant temperature will climb to approx...
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L module VIN: C8TJ142149
It seems we have a votage spike or some other fault that is causing the abs module to lock up and not clear codes. First time truck came in with abs and brake light on sready hard code for main relay open (65) checked circuits all good could not clear code rep...
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2000 Dodge Durango Sport 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N0Y
have the 2 codes 0443 and p1493. have chnge relay and fan traced wires and still shows a open circuit. now an evap purge code shows up all of a sudden. every thing seems fine when tested. Trouble codes: P1491, P0443
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WD2BD743X4
The sprinter when accelerating from 0 miles/h and at WOT looses power up until 20-25 miles/h. Feels like the turbo is not spooling at all, just whistling. When it reaches the 20-25 miles an hour after that seems like everything is fine. But the whole time from...
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2008 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L emissions VIN: 1B3LC46K98
gas cap light comes on in informatinn board does anyone have experinance or info
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1995 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP54Y15
Hello there I have this taurus sho here and at times it won't start. But most of the time it will with no problems. Fuel preasure is great and seems to have spark. The problem is when it does not start it acts like it is flooding. Pulled plugs and they were we... Trouble codes: 214 (cid)
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1995 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15N25
i've done all of the test i could find in mitchell. they all pass. the baro reading is way off. 15hz at 7500 elevation. this truck does not have a map or baro sensor. only a maf wich tests ok. .8-1.0 volts at idle. where does the baro signal come from if it do... Trouble codes: 121 (tps does not correlate with maf.)
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L gem VIN: 1FMZU34X2X
this veh.has gone through a couple batteries over a few months.it has a drain that seems to come and go.when it's there it pulls about 300ma.enough to drain battery overnight.we traced it to the gem. scan of gem data revealed all doors including rear closed.ho...
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L clutch not releasing VIN: 1FTYR14V3Y
The clucth will not release again .It has been five months seen we installed the second slave cyclinder. There was no fliud lose or leaks so we installed a new clutch master cyclinder .We can not get a full stroke after bleeding and back pressurer bleeding the...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L powewr steering VIN: 1FTZR15V4Y
This truck came in with a slight shudder felt in the steering wheel. Left or right makes no differance. reading some of the other fixes we found that air to be a problem on these trucks. we made an adaptor out of an old cap and hooked to engine vaccum. This go...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Surge VIN: 1FTSW31P93
Hi All I have this ford will not start replace glow plug got it to start but had missfire found 2 bad injectors so we replace all 8 now no misfire but hard to start when cold and it give a heavy knocking noise and missfire for about 1min then run fine. when it...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P94
Hi Everybody, I need help and or advice with this 6.0 diesel. The customer recently purchased it so not alot of history however when he first got it it ran rough and had a lack of power with a p0611 code so the ficm was replaced at local ford dealer. Since the... Trouble codes: P0263, P0269
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2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L battery module VIN: JHMES96673
i am looking for the location of the 100a battery module fuse. thanks terry
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L dont know VIN: SHSRD684X3
when i drive it higher pich rotational noise from under the middle of engine compartment right turns only. i can hear the noise going strait then quick turn the wheel to the right slightly. checked all the parts with electric ears but cant put a finger on what...
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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L mounts VIN: 2HGES16523
Hello, I have this civic that vibrates violently, i replaced ft mount, could see obvious crack. The others look good. It does it in or out of gear. I tried loosening trans mount while running and vibration goes away quite abit, but still not perfect. I don't k...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: G01U117468
when i unplug the mass air flow sensor it runs ok. lots of power ,no hesitation etc. when it plugged in it wont run. starts and dies,hesitates,etc. tried a new mass air flow and a computor no difference at all
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L power window VIN: JNKCV54EX3
Right (passenger) power window goes down properly but, upon trying to raise the window with the Automatic feature on the switch, it goes up completely but then comes down again about 3 inches. It also will not clear the roof line slightly upon opening or closi...
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2005 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JALC4B1625
I have a rough idle condition, I am suspecting fuel injectors as I have sent so many of these back to the dealer because they were under warranty but now I have one that is out and I have no way to scan it. I have a Snap On Modis but it will not communicate wi...
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1994 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L T-case VIN: 1J4FJ68S2R
Customer brought this in stating that when shifting from 4wd high to 2wd high the transfer case wont disengage until you are almost stopped or having to back up at times to get disengagement. Road tested and confirmed problem. Put Jeep on hoist and inspected. ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW58S9X
hi fellow techs!car came in on hook,i found fuel pump problem and i replaced it(good pressure).after that, no start.i checked fuel at pump-o.k.,at rail-o.k., i have spark installed noid light at six injectors,the noids flashes, the scanner indicates cam o.k.-c...
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2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJE72335
Calling all techs please help, Thanks in advance. The short term trim on both banks is at 30 when the purge line is pinched or the connector is disconnected the trim goes to normal on both banks. If I take the connector off of the purge solinoid I have power b... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim problem bank1), P0173 (Fuel trim problem bank 2), P0441
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Head Gasket VIN: KNADC12575
Vehicle towed to shop. Crank, no start. Quit during initial drive during slow accel in driveway. Inspected found timing belt missing teeth. Head sent out and found 14 of 16 valve bent. Pistons fine. Opted to replace with OEM head. Reinstalled head, torque to s...
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1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L No Start VIN: SALHC134XR
This truck came in on the hook with a no start condition. Breifly looked at it on a Fri. nite prior to going home and indeed it would not start. Came to work Mon.morning to start work on it and she fired up and drove into the bay. Not satisfied with that I sta...
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1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L blows smoke VIN: JT8JS47ESR
Good afternoon everyone. I have a 94 GS300 that came in for an engine service and the customer said that it had been running rough in the a.m. for a short time. We removed the plenium and replaced the dist cap, rotor, wires and plugs. When we put it back toget...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Cooling system VIN: 5LMEU68H03
We put an oil filter adapter gasket in on Friday, had to drain cooling system. We followed All-data's instructions and cannot get the system bled. the lower radiator hose remains stone cold. We get tiny quantities of air each time we remove the fill plug from ...
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1999 Mazda Miata 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1NB3534X
This car will not take gas, check everything that I know. check timing and timing and timing belt, good, replace plugs and wires. check coil good as soon as you give it gas it blogs down. Thank you for any help
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E4X
I have this 99 ML430 in for inspection, Mil light on with dtc's P0170/p0173, fuel trims good right now at idle, frreze frame data was at 73 mph, 2500 rpm's, 186deg, looking at possible MAF sensor, any other known dconcerns on these, the customer isn't complain... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Lighting VIN: WDBUH82J35
Hi need some advice on this one. The car came in with a complaint of the automatic light feature not functioning properly. I have found that during the day in auto no lights come on when there should be the running lights in the center. At night they work like...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT603IY
i have a question about this cougar.it blew fuse 41 which is power to ecm threw the pcm relay. this also feeds varies other circuits. including injectors.i have low amped injectos and all check good.what i would like to know is has anyone else seen this proble...
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2001 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Electronic VIN: 2345245245
hey guys i have a altima here that is kicking my a$$.i repleaced the compressor and the dryer. now the car is coming back for blowing hot. compressor is kicking on and off whenever it wants. i have repleaced the pressure switch,compressor and dryer and the ac ...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L drive shafts VIN: JN8DR09YX1
Hi guys, This vehicle has a prominent "driveshaft speed" vibration at 40mph +. Remove front and rear shafts to find binding in three of four U joints. In the mean time drove vehicle with front driveshaft removed and found greatly reduced vibration. Suspected...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L CAN Systen VIN: 1N6AA06B54
this truck came in with two codes a P1212 and U1001.P1212 is abs module CAN line shorted and U1001 is the CAN line shorted or broke wire my [...] says to ignore P1212 if U1001 is present.this truck also was in a wreck it is fresh out of the body shop and ca...
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3AJ55M5S
We just installed a used engine in this olds. It runs graet on the highway but surges at idle after warmed up. We replaced the intake gaskets, thermosta, plugs and wires. The idle will surge from 550 to 800rpm. The fuel trim is st 128, lt 122 while its surgein... Trouble codes: 705 (PRNDL failure)
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L blower motor
We have replaced the blower motor and blower motor resistor 3 times in the last few years with delco parts and it is bad again. The 30 amp fuse for the high speed was blown and after replacing this it only has high speed. I was wondering if anyone has seen thi...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L wiper motor VIN: 1G2WP12R8X
I have a interrmitent inop condition concerning the blower motor, speeds 1 thru 4, the radio power, and the wiper motor / combination switch. I looked thru the archives here and after following simular diagnostic procedures I have come to a 85% conclusion the ...
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2000 Saturn LS1 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU52FXY
Data is stuck at ~455mv running or not and plugged in or not. All wires ohmed out perfect. Customer had replaced O2 sensor and we replaced it again after replacing pcm with no change. This is a pretty plain and simple circuit and has us baffled. Thank you in a... Trouble codes: P0140 (B1S2 No activity)
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1992 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1VK13E9N
Cold idle speed is too high (2300 @ 55f) and takes too long to come down. Hot idle speed is normal (700 in nuetral). It has good coolant flow through iac. Smoked intake, no leaks found. Is there any way to adjust the cold idle speed?
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1993 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L No Start VIN: JT2AE09E9P
after start runs for 80 seconds and stalls and loses the injector pulsing and dont stater ultil cools dawn i notice chek engine ligth blinks very dimer when blinks brighter will stater again thaks for any help
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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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1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L No Start VIN: JT3AC14ROS
I have a 1995 toyota previa that was toed in as a no start. Of corse it started and drove in. I let it sit a few hrs and tried it again. I did a couple starets and as I restarted it was harder to say running. By the 4th start it would not start. I did find tha...
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2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L unknown VIN: JTDKB20UX4
Hello Techs, I have this 04 Prius that the customer swears lately there is an odor that he smells that causes sleepyness and headaches, I did hydrocarbon test and 0 was found, the venting system smells normal to me, have you guys heard of anything from these P...
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2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZT34A55
We have "Secondary Air Injection" codes P1442,P1445 and P2441. P1442 set the MIL Light. We have vacuum to the VSV valves. Air pump and VSV's turn on thru Mastertech 3100. Everything I need to check futher is under the intake plenum(pressure switch and Air Swit... Trouble codes: P1442 (Sec air inj sys switching valve 2 Bank 1 stuck closed), P1445 (Sec air inj sys switching valve 2 Bank 2stuck closed), P2441 (Sec air inj sys switching valve stuck closed Bank 1)
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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HNYD18602
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. Sorry it took me so [...] to get it closed. The fix ended up being this: pulled the plate off the top of the intake and cleaned the EGR ports which were nearly plugged on a couple cylinders. I have seen th... Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap emission failure), P0303 (3 misfire), P0305 (5 misfire), P0306 (6 misfire).
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAV33491
I want to thank all who responded, as we mentioned we had numerous isues, the EWS madule was not replaced but the plugs and fuel pump were if you remember at some point we had no fuel preasure and then when we got the car to run it started to loose fuel preasu... Trouble codes: 209 (ews).
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBABN33461
thanks for your time replaced the thermostate housing and it fixed it the radiator condenser was clean
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G6KS52Y0T
Hi all and good Tuesday Evening to you. Well after receiving 8, maybe 9 helpful comments. I thank you. Today our local Father Joe's pick up this vehicle. Many thanks for suggestion of removing oil filler and looking into chain drives for oil flow, more fluid t... Trouble codes: P0307 (Cylinder 7 Misfire), P0741 (Torque converter clutch off), P1377 (Timing error), P1406 (EGR error).
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2006 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L seats VIN: 3GYEK62N06
When I hooked up the scanner (tech 2) again I realized that the seat module is (intelligent), and I could manually switch on the heaters for each seat. Even though they would only stay active for about 5 seconds each time I was able to confirm the circuits wer...
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1993 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L running fault VIN: 1GNGK26N5P
SORRY FOR THE DELAY-I MENTIONED BEFORE ABOUT PULLING THE GAUGE FUSE OUT OF FUSE PANEL AND VEHICLE SHUT DOWN NORMALLY-THIS VEHICLE HAD AN EXTRA 50 MILES OF WIRING ADDED TO IT BY THE CUSTOMER-SO IM SURE THERE WAS SOME SORT OF POWER BACK FEEDING THAT CIRCUIT-THEY...
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1997 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCHG39RXV
General consensus was the clutch that activates for 2nd gear was weak or not holding. 2nd gear would work with manual 2nd because of band application. Trans had a warranty from salvage yard, so we replaced it and all is well. Thanks to all who responded. Tom...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L no pull VIN: 1GNFK16R2X
Thanks to everyone that took the time to help in this matter. I feel dumb but when i removed pan i found that when it was installed by owner the pan got pushed against the filter and restricted the flow. Then the clutch material fell apart. Due to the time unt...
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L premature ABS VIN: 1GNEK13T6Y
I finally fixed this truck! Thank you to everyone who replied. I am always impressed with the people on IATN. Specila shout out goes to Timothy and Wayne. Watching the isolation valve showed what was activating and when. Wayne also said to look at the rear sen...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L ebcm VIN: 3GNEC13T52
After sending EBCM back twice to rebuilder with code "Pump Motor Shorted to Ground" we purchased and installed new GM module. All is good and vehicle been gone couple weeks and followed up with customer stating vehicle has no "Brake" or "Anti-lock Brake" light...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J22
i found that water from a/c hose was getting into 02 sensor wiring,and going back to e.c.m . installed bigger hose at a/c routed away from o2 sensor,cleaned connector at e.c.m, problem fix. i want thank everybody for the help Trouble codes: P0141, U1040.
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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Charging VIN: 1GNEK13TX5
I am going to call it a fix, however, I am not altogether certain that we changed the way this charging system works. Most of you are stating that it is normal for this system to drop down to 13 volts in a fuel saving mode. Some of you mention the lights flic...
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1992 Chrysler Imperial 3.8L no shift VIN: 1C3XV56L1N
wWE ACTUALLY RECIEVED 5 POSTS ON THE MONSTER. AND I WANT TO THANK RICHARD [...] FOR THEIR THIUGHTFUL AND HELPFUL RESPONSES. WE HAVE NOT YET FIXED THIS VEHICLE , JUST PUT IT ON THE REAR BURNER FOR NOW. I DID HAVE A RESPONSE...
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2008 Chrysler 300 (Car) LX 2.7L air bag light on VIN: 2C3LA43R88
sent to dodge dealer scanned. reconfigured computor.everything was done correctly except the reprograming of the new air bag module. After this was done all was well!! light is off!! Thanks for all your help!!!
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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L thermostat housing VIN: KLATA22641
Hello again and thanks to those who gave help, what I found was that the Daewoo replacement thermostat housing is cheap plastic with no design changes and prone to this problem and that a Chevy Aveo uses the same engine and has a updated two piece metal thermo...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44301
ok guys this was a strange one . replaced cam sensor as suggested ,worked some what ,after replacing cmp i got cam signal at pcm but still no start. futher testing revealed coil shorted .replaced coil then got spark still no start. finally found final problem ... Trouble codes: 1488 (asd relay circuit).
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU26C03
Customer bought truck from used car lot and did not know someone had put and aftermarket chip in the computer to get more horsepower and after replacing it back to the stock chip it was all fixed
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Axle Shaft-Ft. Drive VIN: 1D7HU118N8
I got the axle stub shaft out=thanks to the 4-replies I recieved. I ended up using Jerry's suggestion by using a bearing plate clamped to the circlip groove and attaching a slide hammer to the bearing plate. I had to grind a deeper groove for the plate to grab...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3DYMU48CX4
Well I always hate closing a post without a known fix. Customer has not returned. I did reroute a chaffed wire harness at the front of the valve cover. Guess it must be ok so far. I recieved 13 awesome replies, I agree as most of you have said, that this truck... Trouble codes: P0341, P0652, P2127, P0069.
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1995 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Clutch pedal VIN: 1FTDF15Y1S
I took Dan's advise and drilled a hole through the lever and installed a pin just like the brake pedal has on it.Truck has been gone for 5 days, so far so good. Thank you for all of the replies.
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Oil Pan VIN: 2FTHF25F8S
Thanks for all the help.Not fixed yet but in process. I think I did not get it clean enough. have the engine out and turned over. Will let it cure for as long as possible then turn over and reinstall. Thanks for all the posts!
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1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Conv. Top VIN: 1FALP45X9V
Thanks to those who replied. Got the repair info i needed and the "Career Job" is done. Too bad Ford chose to set a convertible top in the middle of the floor and build a car around it. Kinda reminded me of some of the heater core jobs I've done over the years...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on, lean VIN: 1FAFP36P3Y
thanks for the help. as it turns out, this one had a bad MAF sensor. when the car first came in, this was one of the first things i checked and replaced, with no change. it turned out to be defective. i swore to myself a long time ago that i would never again ... Trouble codes: P0171, P1233.
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514XY
Thany you all for the help. Robert, Don, Tom, Richard, Noah. Pulling the egr vac line took the miss away. Remove upper intake and cleaned egr ports fixed it. Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire Cly 5).
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCD5633V
We readjust all valves cold. Customer have not return after 3 weeks. So, we are going to call this a fix until customer comes in again or until next service. Thanks for everybody inputs as to adjust all valves cold. Note: If freeze frame is at idle only, EG...
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2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES96663
The light has been off the whole time since I first posted and the car is driven daily. Obviously a very marginal situation. I verified that I WAS looking at the right converter -- downstream -- and my wife took the car into Howdy Honda to confirm all latest... Trouble codes: P1420 (Downstream cat efficiency poor).
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2HGES165X4
It's long enough, this thing is fixed. GREAT info from many responders. Think my update pretty much covered it all, so yes in fact the HDS was able to program the used PCM to this vehicle and this immobilizer. Why the original PCM failed? No absolute evide...
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2006 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L reset light VIN: JHMCN36486
i recieved a number of replies i tried all the suggestions but nothing worked the last email said that honda may need to use there scan tool i suggested this to the customer he said he would live with it the way it is for now. thanks for the help mike
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L Starting VIN: SAJHX6243V
I am closing this post because I cannot figure out how to update it any longer. Everything is now working on the car except the door locks. The car now cranks with the key, has fuel psi and spark, but injector pulse is firing too fast. I will repost this car f...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Headlamp VIN: SAJEA51D52
Hey everyone, I am going to close this post, because I won't be able to finally fix this for a couple of months. I am going with the advice and find an osram bulb or a Jaguar bulb to try and fix this problem. I have been real careful to not touch the bulb when...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78S7V
Thanks once again for everyone's input. After replacing the PCM again just over a week ago, today customer said it has not stalled since. That makes me feel confident that I finally got one that will work for awhile. It certainly does not instill much faith... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil primary circuit).
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S21
Thanks all for your replies. All good info and food for thought. Inspected wiring a checked cam sensor sinc. I replaced cam and crank sensor with new OEM parts. Found a vacuum hose off going to LDP. Test drove truck and all seems well. Returned to cust... Trouble codes: P0320 (Crankshaft sensor Fault), P0340 (Camshaft sensor fault), P1494 (LDP fault).
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4HR58235
thanks to all that replied swaped two injector and the misfire was gone turned out to be a weak fuel injector on cylinder #2 Trouble codes: P0302.
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L ride control VIN: SALPV1444X
Thank you all you guys for your help now I have the complete idea, thanks Alan for your help I call british atlantic already and thats right they have the complete kit with the instructions for this job, thank you guys I am going to charge my customer six hour...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W05
well we feel this one is finally fixed. thanks for all the replies. we performed a running compression test as some of you suggested, which was good. some of you also suggested to confront the egr codes. we didn't feel this was an issue, because if we supplied... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow detected), P1408.
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1996 Mazda Miata 1.8L Misfire VIN: JM1NA3535T
Thanks for everyones help. found ground #3 loose. this is located under throttle body, in front of timing cover. tighten and drove 200 miles. vehicle is fixed.
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1B2227Y0
OK, the "fuel" on the plugs is in fact coolant, the reason I was testing fuel quality, was that the fluid on the plugs did not smell like fuel. Head and gasket are eroded to the point that it is dumping coolant into the cylinder. Thank you very much for the ...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L No Communication VIN: 4M2ZU86E32
Thank you to all that responded. The fix for this Mountaineer was a PCM. We checked and rechecked power and ground at the DLC all were good. After input from you guys we eliminated all modules on the BUS (not easy) to rule out a short to power or ground that ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS21H41
Thanks to every one who took the time to offer help. I actually posted a fix the next day but for some reason it just did not register on the site. Anyways the problem was the ECM which i changed for a good used and then i had to use the Mitsubishi MUT11 to d...
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2003 Nissan 350Z 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1AZ34E03
After the replies were sent to me I started with the basics, The cust, was asked was she useing premium fuel. She stated yes, so with my scanner at hand I called identafix talked to rep that said the fuel trims were very lean, one of the members of iatn stated...
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