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2005 Acura TL 3.2L bluetooth VIN: 19UUA65555
the blue tooth says booting all the time...when you try to use the switch nothing happens... the navi switch works radio volume droppes.. tested fuses good and the switch.. they are both good..i tried disconnecting the battery to rest no luck.. shop key has a ...
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULD54B32
Vehicle has been to 3 shops for repair. Last shop was Audi dealer, who informed customer to replace pedal position sensor. He pulled car and replaced it himself. Of course codes returned. Scanned car and found 1.06 volts on both downstream O2 sensors, with no ... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 Bank 12 Voltage High Voltage), P0158 (O2 Bank 12 Voltage High Voltage), P2128 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 2 High Voltage)
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L lights VIN: WBAFA53521
replaced engine and trans (with new trans computer). everything is hooked up ok. had completely dead battery. with jumper on battery, put key in pos. 2 and all lights flicker, and can hear (relay?) inside click loudly. try to start it and all i get is starter ...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L batt dies VIN: WBADT43402
Hi all I hope some one can help me with this I got this car from a body shop they replaced the hood ,roof,and trunk lid due to hail damage . Now the battery goes dead new battery and blower resister still have a 266 mv draw.cleared codes in all the modules i c...
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2006 BMW 650i 4.8L oil leak VIN: WBAEH73475
Vehicle presented for oil leak repair. BMW replaced valve cover [...] weeks ago. ON cold start up has noticable oil drip on both sides on engine at the lower motor mount pedastal bolts. After about 10 minutes leak goes away. Do these bolts go into oil passa...
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANE53526
thanks in advance for looking,i have this beemer that is kicking my butt,it keeps setting mixture codes.i have replaced mass airflow sensor with a bmw part. smoked engine several times and no leak found.this car has been everywhere, dealer (i dont have record ... Trouble codes: 2D06, 2A2F (mixture control 2), 2A2E (mixture control)
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Collision Repair VIN: WBAVB13516
Help please BMW collision Techs!! This BMW was sublet to us after body shop replaced steering wheel air bag, driver seat belt pre tensioner and battery saftey terminal.The fault for the battery safety terminal will not reset and the new part appears to be ok a...
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2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L abs VIN: 2G4WS52JX2
Attention Buick gurus: We have a code c1233(rf wheel speed circuit open or shorted). We have tested the hub and bearing assembly and related wiring and diagnostics according to Mitchell and have come to the conclusion that the ABS unit is faulty. We have watch...
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1993 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3GCJC44K9P
hi all! please help me w/ this one this truck is fine when colt but after 10 min, cuts out and sturb for fuel the only way runs if i dead head fuel pump i get 28 psi and truck runs good by the way the o2 sensor wires r gone i dont know if somebody took em out ... Trouble codes: 13 (02 sensor), 34 (map sensor)
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1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT19W38
Customer brought this truck into our shop about a month and a half ago- see related repair history for work performed then. vehicle left shop in good running condition. NOW vehicle is back and when i drove it it seemed fine until i got it back into the shop pa... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust)
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
hard start runs rough when cold after it sits overnight.Code for low map voltage.Scanner reads .02 volts for ,MAP signal KOEO.Disconnect MAP sensor 5 volt ref present .Jump ref voltage to signal at MAP sensor scanner still reads .02 volts.Disconnect ecm A conn... Trouble codes: 36 (map voltage low)
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1997 Chevrolet C-Series Kodiak C6H042 7.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, HARD START WARM VIN: 1GBJ7T1PVJ
this school bus came in for no power when warm-verified complaint ran ok cold but once warm it had no power, fuel pressure was 9 psi (13 psi spec) so replace the pump-same problem. installed a new ignition module and the no power issue is solved. (I wanted to ...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GNEC13R6X
This tahoe has had new plug's ,wire's cap&rotor by the owner to try to correct the problem. The misfire is on cyl's 3&5,I can not find any vacuum leak's ,I have changed the injectors {suggested by another shop} for those cyl's with no change.The spark plugs on... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GCHK24U04
Thanks for any help I can get. This truck came in on the hook with a no start. Customer stated that all gauges except tach quit working and all warning lights on cluster came on. When truck was turned off it would not restart. I attemped to scan with Tech 2 bu...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 3G1JC52452
I CHECK SPARK AND FUEL FOR THE NO START I DID NOT HAVE NITHER OF THEM AND WE CHECKED CRANK SENSOR WE HAD SIGNAL AND NO POWER GOING TO FUEL PUMP AT ALL, WE FOUND COROSSION AT THE FUEL PUMP PLUG,BEFOR WE DID ANY REPAIRS TO THAT I TOOK THE BACK SEAT OFF TO CHECH ...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: S042182277
took the hoses off the secondary air injection pump and about a cup of water came out. once i dry it off clear the code sent the costomer on his way whinin a week same problem occurs. did a smoke test no leaks etc Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air injection)
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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 Epica LT 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1VM52L84
thanks in advance . we are having some difficulty with a intermittant miss fire concern . there is limited info on these vehicles . as we disconnect individual ignition coils , the miss fire will show up at three coils then the next time , may be three diffe...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13S25
Hello Group: I hope some one has the answer on this one. Customer came in for an oil change and complained that a couple of times when she cranked th engine over the engine cranked slow and the clock lost it's time. The battery was 4 years old and the chatging...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.3L gear engagement VIN: 1GCEC14X26
poor engagement into gear sitting still with engine running. replaced clutch and still have same issues. hydraulics have no adjustment.
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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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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 3A4FY58B47
head gasket time to r and r head with timing belt with head seams low at 7.8 hours
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HC16X3W
I hope you guys can help with this mess. Much work was done to this truck, but the original complaint remains, lack of power, rough idle, rough at cruise, poor mpg. The original motor got 20 mpg and truck could burn rubber. Since original motor was replaced du...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Z3X
Hello Member, Have a vehicle that is very difficult to duplicate an intermittent problem. It took four days to finally able to act up. Both at low and High speed. Happened on the freeway. No symptom is noticeable. The vehicle just shut down as though a light ...
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2001 Dodge Durango 5.9L 4WD High VIN: 1B4HS28Z71
Vehicle came in with complaint of steering binding up on turns. Parking lot road test confirmed the problem, but it's not steering, bit's stuck in 4WD Hi. Rotated switch numerous times from Hi to AWD; correct lights come on, but TCase does not shift. Ran it th...
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2002 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C22
I was given this vehicle after someone else replaced the RH motor mount and subsequently cranked but did not start. Vehicle ran fine before with no prior complaints. Nothing appeared to be stressed or tampered with and the timing belt was not disturbed. I have...
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3KA53H16
Hello Guys, got a good one. Customer complaint was that after filling up the car would intermittenly stall and die. No codes, recorded live data, and was able to capture it when it stalled, nothing appeared to be out of specs. Sent to dealer, was told to put E...
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1996 Eagle Talon 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3AL54F8T
No DTCs. Fuel pressure ok, Ignition Ok. Have a continuous ground to all four injectors...injectors do not pulse. Engine will momentarily run with all injectors unplugged! Suspect ECM injector driver fault.
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1984 Ford Bronco II 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1FMCU14S9E
Vehicle failed smog and was sent to us to diag. Vehicle has been sitting for some time (tags are 10 years out). Old fuel wasn't drained however customer had ran 3 tanks of gas through it. This truck is running way rich and miss firing. Customer did a tune up (... Trouble codes: 21 (ect higher or lower than spec), 23 (tps higher or lower than spec), 31 (evp lower than min volts), 41 (lack of o2 switch lean bank 1)
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L scanner readings VIN: 1FMDU32E5V
1998 Ford Explorer - in scanning for codes, I find that there are no readings for any 02 sensors but all the other data is there, TPS, engine temp, timing advance Etc. tried a different scanner but same result. No codes at this time after a 10 minuit test driv...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L Lighting VIN: 1456D66464
looking for the daytime running light module. It says that it it is next to the horns but I looked everywhere and still no module. please help
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X9Z
Hey guys, hope you can help, this one comes back a LOT. There is a miss mostly on cyl. 4 and sometimes on cyl. 6. The vehicle has been here many times and everything is checked and rechecked by different techs with nothing ever found. We have done injector and... Trouble codes: P0306, P0304
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start, hard start VIN: 1FTNX21F9X
ok i have lots of 7.3 experience but this one is getting to me hard start AM only ( outside temp does not matter -20 deg c to +30 deg c )plug in for 1 hour starts fine will start fine rest of day but hard again after over night sitting soak hpop resevoir is fu...
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FT1234567
this vehicle was purchased new by owner and only has 45k miles on it, trans was replaced under warranty at 15k. what is happening while has a heavy load pushes fluid out of dipstick other than that works fine. dealer could not find problem at 15k so just repla...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L idle speed VIN: 1FTNX21F13
Does anyone know of an easy and inexpensive way to elevate the idle while running accessories, We are running a 5000W inverter and the alternator will not quite keep up at idle. I can buy the aux idle ctl from Ford for $430.oo, but we have 40 of these trucks t...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L no start VIN: 1FTNX20P04
Hi all you 6.0 ltr experts. Need some feedback on this one. Vehicle came into shop running. Customer complained about excessive water usage and smoke out of the tail pipe. We pressurized cooling system, found water was being pumped into engine through egr cool...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWF31PX5
Hi. Well It's my first experience with a ford diesel. they are quite different than the gm diesel that im farmiliar with so Im still learning and I beg for your patience. I have a no start and low high side oil pressure. I can build about 275 and that takes a...
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 3FAPO7186R
hi fellow techs, i'm hope someone has seen a problem like this. i had a 2006 ford fusion come in on the hook yesterday. 3.0 auto customer said car died in flight like someone turned the key off. crank / no start. found ignition coil fuse blown. replaced it an... Trouble codes: P0351, P0353, P0355, P0356, P050B
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1991 GMC S15 Jimmy SLE 4.3L clutch fork VIN: 1GKCT18Z2M
Clutch fork hitting bell housing.Clutch fork is at travel limits. Clutch will not dissengage. Pedel not going to floor, master cylinder is at travel limits. Have replaced clutch disc,pressure plate , throw out bearing , pilot bearing , master cylinder and slav...
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2001 GMC Savana 2500 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGG25F71
Customer brought van in 1st time for stalling, misfire, loss of power while driving. Customer stated van is on 3rd injection pump, in 3 years and it was acting exactley as all the other times the injection pump was replaced. Pulled 4 codes out of vehicle as li... Trouble codes: P0266, P0269, P0275, P0284
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2005 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L Engine VIN: 1GKDT13SX5
If this Envoy is started cold it make a nosie almost like a jet engine. If it is shut off it sounds just like a vacuum cleaner winding down. It continues to make this noise for a few seconds after the engine and fan have completly stopped. I cannot pinpoint th...
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1991 Honda Accord EX-R 2.2L shifter VIN: JHMCB7665M
Vehicle won't shift out of park, engine idles too high. Tested all circuits for the shift release system. Found no power coming from tcm to interlock control module. The computer see's brake switch and .7v tps. Checked all powers and grounds(good). Don't know ...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5639T
First complaint was stalling at idle and no start cold.Replacing stopped up fuel filter fixed stalling.Next was interment no start.Took several days to get a no start.Would start instantly every time.Then one time we had no start.Checked and had no fuel pump p...
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2002 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CK58W32
I am getting these four codes and sometimes a check engine light and a performance light. I have found the problem to be in the wiring harness just between the computer and the left valve cover when I wiggle the wiring in a certain way. Before I cut into the h... Trouble codes: P1515, P1295, P1125, P1221
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKRL18002
This has me stumped... Van came back in 3 weeks after we replaced 2 coils and all plugs for a dead miss, p301 and p302 codes. Left running great. Came back with intermittent miss fire at idle after running for a minute or so; as soon as it drops off high idle,... Trouble codes: P1399 (random missfire), P0302, P0305
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L battery draw VIN: 2HGE5165X4
disconnected aftermarket alarm, removed all fuses/relays in both fuse boxes. draw goes away if 80amp battery fuse is removed. disconnected alternator-no change to draw
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1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF24M9W
Had this code last week, tested and replaced purge control solenoid. It had no flow in either direction with or without 12V applied to it, so I figred I had it nailed. 2 Days later the MIL is back on with this same DTC. Should I smoke this system? I see no tes... Trouble codes: P0455
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1995 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L drivers window drivers seat and mirrors VIN: SAJKX1744S
found many articles on mirrors and drivers seat inop but they say nothing about the drivers window. could it still be the drivers seat control module?
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L mis aceleration VIN: 1JGX48S64C
vehicle came with this problem: mis when begin to accelerate, don't response, after one second it suddenly accelerate good, and may works ok for the next 3 or 4 stops, then it does the same, check wiring conditions from computer to tps all is ok, no codes pres...
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1996 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L Excessive Emissions
Kia techs please help. Car came in for no power and failure to complete monitors. Timing belt was off so i corrected that. Now powers ok but scan data indicated 0 volts on upstream 02, with fuel trims at +20 ,i checked actual 02 voltage and it was .900mv. CO i...
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1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: SALHC1349D
Vehicle came in for a crank no start, poor running when it did start. Inspected the vehicle and found it had the Bosch fine wire plugs and they were carbon fouled. Replaced the plugs and the vehicle would now start and run but was loading up. Verified timing a...
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1998 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L air flow from vents VIN: 1F3RAYIG47
hi i need some info-opinions i have this stinkin"lincon the air flow from the vents is weak in heat mode but blows good in ac mode all modes work defrost, vent, floor, all working no fault codes recorded in hvac module scan tool did not show a gem i am thin...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNHM87AX1
I hope this is allowed, if not kindly remove with my apology. I found that the secondary timing chain tensioner was damaged and the chain stretched. Why this causes only one misfire code is beyond me. We have fixed the vehicle after a long delay because of a l... Trouble codes: P0307 (7 cyl misfire)
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2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L engine VIN: JM1BJ24543
smokes especially when cold some deposits on # 1 spark plug customer states has not added any coolant or oil a smear of oil or something is covering the whole back of car customer thinks it's a head gasket but i'm not so sure thanks for all help mark
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Ignition SW VIN: WDBCA39D7H
Hi all, I'm back on this project replacing the ignition switch(electric). What's the best way to get at it? Pull the dash up and the cluster out like All-Data says, or can you get at it from underneath? There's a big sewer pipe air distribution duct that doesn...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBGA43E4R
I need help on 94 Mercedes S420 I need to know how to time the timing chain Not much help from Alldata, not clear pictures. Thanks Marco
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L convertible top VIN: WDBSK75F93
Good morning Mercedes benz techs everywhere.This big SL came in with a lf window that would not go down and a left rear window that would not go up ,convertible top that will not work,In the dash it shows an open trunk,also the ESP is deactivated.I scanned for...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRC33413
I've got a head-scratcher here. This Mini starts and runs fine cold, has never died while driving. After being driven for 10-20 miles it intermittently won't start. As you crank it, it starts briefly and dies. If you keep cranking, it just doesn't start. Every...
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1998 Nissan Frontier 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26S5W
good morning all...need some help this frontier is popping up code p0500 speedometer does not work, fuel gauge does not work and temp. gauge does not work. all tell tale lights are working properly. probed back of instrument cluster and i am receiving signal f... Trouble codes: P0500 (vehicle spped sensor fault)
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1999 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L drive axle VIN: 1N4DL01D1X
This vehicle came in with a vibration complaint. test drove with customer and verified that it shook under lighp accel, worse with the steering wheel turned slightly either way. Shake stopped immediatly when you let off the throttle. Seemed to be a simple diag...
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1990 Buick Reatta 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4EC13CXL
as my manager said, i slayed the dragon. after posting the help request, it went downhill a little, after going a little crazy tugging on harness' and rechecking my checks, the thing wouldn't even crank anymore, period. which is a good thing. back to basics a...
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1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G4WB52L7S
well I believe we have solved problem. It has been sometime and the vehicle has been working properly according to customer. We found that the seat bracket was broken badly, and the wire harness that is under the seat for the power seat options was being cut...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G4HR52K4V
I ended up finding a used controller and that seems to have solved the problem. Thanks to all who helped your advice was greatly appreciated
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2005 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L cluster VIN: 3G5DA03785
I THOUGHT I HAD GOT THIS ONE CLOSED, BUT MAYBE I HIT THE WRONG BUTTON OR SOMETHING. IT WAS THE PCM CAUSING THE FAULT. IT WOULD NOT SHOW UP ONE THE MESSAGE MONITOR, BUT YET WOULD STILL READ DATA ON THE TECH 2 SCREEN. AND THAT IS WHAT WAS THROWING ME FOR A LOOP....
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L starting and instrument gauges VIN: 2G1WH55K41
First of all, thanks for the replies. All of my testing indicated BCM problems. Sent this one to a dealer(reprograming bcm requires specific equiptment) Dealer replaced ignition key and switch, also replaced pcm and reprogramed BCM. It starts now. Good luck w...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Won't Shut Off VIN: 1GBJK34132
After re-verifying correct ign switch installation for the 3rd time and not finding any wiring problems, I took Herman's suggestion and disassembled the underhood fusebox. This is an oilfield truck that lives in some fairly nasty environments so this course of... Trouble codes: P0540 (Intake Htr Feedback Ckt), U1041 (Lost EBCM Communication), P0562 (Low Sys Voltage), P0880 (Undefined), U1096 (Lost IPC Communication), B1367 (Ign 0 Device Low).
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD 6.0L front drive axles VIN: UNKNOWNVIN
Well, thanks everyone. Fix ended up being the encoder motor position sensor.
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2005 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L abs VIN: 1GNDV23L55
well guys sorry for the delay but i wanted to make sure i didnt hear from the customer. well with a gm diagram i checked all my power and grounds after that i cleaned both sides of the harness and coated it with dielectris grease cleared the code and put about...
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3GNDA13D36
This one is fixed,The customer wanted nothing to do with a dealership,So after rechecking all wiring,inputs and outputs of bcm and ecm,we installed a new ecm reprogramed with tis and drove the car for 2 days.thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0601, P0340.
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L rad fans VIN: 2B4GP44R81
Customer has taken the vehicle without repair. I have flushed the system,replaced accumulator,expansion valve, compressor, pressure sensor and fan control module. the rad fans will operate normally when commanded on with a scan tool or when engine temp reaches...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L transfer case VIN: 3D7KU28C03
dodge has an updated driveshaft with a balancer on the front. driveshaft fixed this truck thanks to all who helped
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Engine VIN: 2B3LA43H86
Thank you all again for your help. I got another thermostat and a radiator cap from dealer. I installed them a bled system and no more overheating. Thank you all for your replies.
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L Light on VIN: 1D7HU18296
As far as I can tell, the PCM should be reprogrammed with the entire 17 digit VIN, I am missing the first 2 digits. I can't reprogram the VIN, has to be done at a dealer, sent them to a dealer where a friend of mine works. If that does not fix it, it sounds li...
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1994 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L Turbo/Lead Pipe connection VIN: 2FDCF47M9J
I am going to close this for now, until it slows down enough for us to get the time to do the clutch on this truck, and fix the exhuast. I got a mixture of answers. Some said that it should have a v-style band clamp like most diesel trucks(light, medium and ...
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1995 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14Y6S
thanks for the help after testing a ton af things it turned out to be the MAP sensor we had another truck in the lot that we were able to swop parts from
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Power Steering VIN: 1FTPX12544
Thanks for the help. After removing the intermediate shaft we found the lower u-joint binding. Replacing the shaft will correct the problem.
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2006 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L convertor VIN: 1FTYR10D66
After further diagnosis & test driving, transmission torque converter is staying engaged, stalling vehicle. With total milage on vehicle complete transmission exchange was recommended to customer.
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2007 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMZK02107
replaced intake manifold and egr valve again removed exhaust and cats off engine checked cats re installed and road tested without resonator and muffler all ok cut open resonator found it plugged customer opted to gut it and re install wit...
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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SLE 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GTEC14M7T
Thanks so much.Recived some very good info.Thanks to Daniel,Donald,Mike,and Fred i began to have a close look at the wiring.It was shorted to ground where the harness goes past the abs motor.It would move just enough when opening hood or leaning over fender to...
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L battery draw VIN: 1GTHK23235
vehicle seems to be fixed. i recharged the batteries individually and load tested them and found 1 battery that failed the load test. replaced that one battery and everything seems good now!! i'm use to only dealing with one battery so this one kinda threw me ...
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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L mounts VIN: 2HGES16523
Thanks everyone. I believe the mount next to the timing cover was the problem. I ordered all new mounts from honda, The honda mount came with the bracket Already installed. Also, the honda mount is about 1/2 inch taller than what was in there. It idles like ne...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L all gauges VIN: 2HGES26854
most of the replies i recived pointed to the insterment/guage cluster going bad. customer would rather turn the vehicle off and back on aigain than spend the money. they also stated that the problem has not returned.
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2000 Infiniti I30 T 3.0L no reverse VIN: JNKCA31A1Y
I disconnected all the electrical connections to no avail. I will pull the tranny within the next 30 days as the customer has another vehicle. Hopefully I can post something back then.
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L power window VIN: JNKCV54EX3
Thanks to Jesse, David, Jon, Jeremy & Jason for their valuable assistance. Ultimately a new window motor was necessary because the sensor ring (held by rubber plug button during resetting window position) was damaged.
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L shift interlock VIN: JACDJ58X5W
Thanks for the very good help. The problem was a sticky brake lamp switch. The plunger would not come out and close the switch, no power to the solenoid. The switch would be less sticky when warmed up. If the brake lamps came on the interlock would work. I che...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Lighting VIN: SAJWA71C71
Thanks for all the input we got on this one. We pulled all wireing diagrams and check all grounds and powers again. Found three fuses that were not powering up traced back to fuse box in trunk. The fuses are powered by a relay that is not replaceable (located ...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FX58S3T
WELL I AM GOING TO CLOSE THIS ONE. SHE IS MOVING TO TEXAS FOR WORK SO I WILL NOT KNOW FOR SURE WHAT MAY FIX IT. I DID RECEIVE SOME VERY GOOD REPLIES. I CHECKED FOR HEAD GASKET LEAK NONE FOUND. FUEL TRIMS WERE NEAR ZERO OR AT ZERO. MAP, & COOLANT DATA WAS ...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge, Misfire, power loss VIN: 1J4GN48S53
I tried a lot of carbon cleaning manuevers on this truck with no good effect. The TB that Hoang kindly sent seemed to slam dunk the problem. I was convinced that it was the exhaust valve rotation/carbon issue causing the lack of power. Not this time tho. Ro... Trouble codes: P0300 (P0301- missfire 1 alone all morning), P0301 (missfire 1 alone all morning), P0305 (missfire 5 alone later in the day).
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E4P
i would like to thank all who replied ,and with the problem this vehicle was haveing the cust would be better served to go to the dealer. sorry for the long reply. Trouble codes: 25 (exhaust lean).
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L coolant
alot of advice from all thank you this was a snowball effect tracked it down to blown headgasket causing other problems last procedure i performed was the flushing per ford tsb and replaced the coolant tank Thanks for all who replied with all the advice
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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEHM55S92
R&I'd bank 2. Cyl 4 sunk a valve seat! couldn't see it with the bore scope I had so i borrowed a friends video bore scope and then had enough confidence to pull that head. thank you to all that replied. Resourcefulness is key in this biz, and I am so very grea... Trouble codes: P0301.
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L base brakes/rotors VIN: WMWRF33465
Thanks for all the replies. All were worth considering and I appreciate the time everyone put in. Bottom line was that there were three problems overlapping and ALL were attributed to customer being "cheap" and not giving very good information as to what was...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JA4MT31HZX
Gentlemen, Thanks to all of you who took the time to reply. Michael from Texas, I would assume you have never worked on a vehicle from upstate NY where every 3rd fastener needs to be torched...salt is wonderful stuff... I am 6 hours into it and have anoth...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D4Y
After checking what ever we could & nothing gave any evidence of a problem I decided to switch injectors from #4 to #1 the vehicle seem to be fine for 70 or so miles then it went into a skip mode but never setting the check engine light. I first suspected that... Trouble codes: P0304 (missfire 4 cyl).
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L transfer case VIN: JN8DR09Y73
Tires are new, all the same size/brand/PSI. This customer decided not to pursue repairs on vehicle and took it away. I would prefer to offer some helpful hints, but have none to offer. Thanks for the input.
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2008 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L combo meter VIN: 5N1AN08W78
sent vech. to dealer had bad UCM was replaced by dealer
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L outlet temperature VIN: 1GHDT13W0Y
THIS ONE IS GONE. I CHECKED THE OPERATION OF THE ACTUATOR AND IT DID MOVE WHEN THE REQUEST WAS SENT BY THE CONTROL HEAD. BUT I DID REPROGRAM WITH PULLING FUSE AND LEAVING IT OUT FOR ABOUT 20 SECONDS. THE ACTUAL PROBLEM WAS THE THERMOSTAT HOUSING WAS LEAKING AN...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L ignition key VIN: YS3FB49S93
I found out that both the ignition switch module and cim column itegration module are troublesome on this first year sport sedan and probably both parts will require replacement in the future,but for now car runs so customer doesnt want to spend $. thanks to ...
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2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Safety VIN: YS3FB49Y18
THANK YOU GUYS I FIX THIS SAAB THE PROBLEM IS THAT 2 GUYS SAY YOU HAVE TO REMOVE THE ACM AND THEN ADD THE ACM BACK TO THE CAR I DID IT WITH THE TECH2 AND THE TIS WEB THANK YOU GUYS AGAIN
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L timing belt tensioner VIN: 4S3BC6851V
Thanks for the input guys, I rolled the dice & put the belt back on. Turned the key & she sprang to life, no noise, no misfire, seem to run good so I shut it off & finished assembly. Took car for a test drive & all was well, had power, no check engine light, i...
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