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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L Drive-axles VIN: JHM782654J
i need help any one can please !!! where is the fill and drain plug for tranfer case on this suv thankyou very much
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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACB4318N
Hey, hope someone can assist us. We are pulling our hair out. Car came in as a no start, no fuel and no spark. We replaced the ecm about 6 months ago with a used unit as the org. had water intursion. We pulled the computer, area seemed dry so we unplugged and ...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WBADT53432
Hey everyone, got a funny one on my hands. Car came in with "Service Engine Soon" light on and unstable idle with hissing sound. His other complaint is a hesitation in 1st gear between idle and 1400/1500 RPM. Found two big holes in the air intake boots causi... Trouble codes: 204 (idle plausibility), 227 (fuel trim), 228 (fuel trim)
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L front brake pad life VIN: WBAGL63462
BMW techs I could use some help. This 745i came in with a red brake light on and front pad life at -100 miles.I went through reset using cluster and turn signal lever buttons and the cluster says reset ok but the milage went to -[...]. I went in to CBS wit...
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2004 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L DSC system VIN: WBXPA73404
I have this car in with Brake, ABS, and 4X4 lights on , the code D35C resets after clearing, can't find any info. Please help if possible
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J3Y
After 3-4 days of driving, these codes are set & find that the o2 heater fuse is blown. Replace fuse, clear codes & all is well for another few days. Looked for chaffed wiring, found tsb for harness rubbing on accumulator, but nothing there. Any common areas t... Trouble codes: P0133, P0135, P0141
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1976 Cadillac Eldorado 8.2L control heat/cool VIN: 6L67S60202
has blower,but no timp.control
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L no communication VIN: 1G6KD54YX3
customer states that windows were inop, dash inop, would not start or except jump start. customer replaced batt and was able to drive in. i found communication codes in all 19 modules. also found the positive batt lug was loose and screwed in on angle. i remov...
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1974 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L engine compartment VIN: 1N47U4C106
hey guys,one of the painters @ the shop is building a caprice lowrider and asked me to help put it together.frame-off job 90% complete but im down to a box of wire,lots of bare ends (cut off)does anyone have an engine compartment wiring diagram so we can get t...
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1990 Chevrolet C70 C7D042 7.0L Misfire, BACK FIRE VIN: 1GBL7D1E7L
this vehicle pops out the exhaust on decel between shifts, we believe that the air injections isn't working corrrectly but we don't have any information on how the system works. we are hoping that some medium truck shop has the electrical diagram and thr theor...
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1994 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L cruise control VIN: 1GBEG25K3R
hey guys, having trouble with this 94 conversion van getting the cruise to operate. have tested every wire, replaced the speed sensor buffer as i had no square wave. have every power and ground,all sw signals from column sw and bk sw[lo and hi], determined eve...
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1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1G1YY32P3R
vehicle starts then stalls in 2 to 3 seconds. the security light is on and there is no communication with MODIS. By mistake we left lights on overnight and drained battery completely, after recharge, vehicle started with no security light on and scanner was re...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L tcc lock-up VIN: 1GCEK14K5R
first of all let me say im not a trans.tech now this truck belongs to my son he's had for about 2 years when he bought it it is a 1994 truck on a 1989 chassis [origanaly a 350 tbi with a 700r4}after the 700r4 was rebuilt 3 times once by me and a trans tech f...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L complete system VIN: 2GCEK19R3V
Hello all, Sorry for the long post but, this is a toughy. Ie; excessive brake pedal travel. 1997 Chevy K1500 Zl7 4x4 off road, 5.7 vin R w/ 3 CH ABS. Not 4WAL abs. Cust. put engine oil in Master Cyl. Towed in/ I never drove it. Replaced Two master cyls, two se...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GTEK19R1W
First of all, sorry for the long post. Customer concern is that if engine is started and driven immediately it has no power and cuts out. If you let it run for a few minutes it runs fine. The "Service Engine Soon" light is on all the time with the codes listed... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel System Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Fuel System Lean Bank 2), P0161 (HO2S Heater Circuit Bank 2 Sensor 2)
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: IGNCS18W3Y
have a p1345 code, have checked distributor at tdc and the button is pointed at the 6 on the housing. it idles good. have moved the distrbutor and still the same code.this is the edi ignition system. Trouble codes: P1345
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W6Y
This truck has got me at a loss, came in after he went into a ditch, nothing major but customer says truck ran like shit after hitting the ditch. First test drive showed misfires on all cylinder with 6 being the worst and sometimes up to 33000 counts. I went t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder misfire)
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGG25R12
van came in on hook will not run checked it out no codes, it would back fire and carry on like it was out of time and not start, found cap in bad shape, replaced cap and rotor still same thing, replaced coil still no help, replaced plugs and it fired up but wa...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Stall VIN: 1GCGC13U63
Vehicle stalls going down road 5 times in 2 months. 1) Drove 50 Miles coming to a stop in a 25mph zone. Restarted after 2 minutes. FP=40 psi. 2) Drove 40 Miles no acceleration. Engine did not respond to throttle at all. Turned truck off and restarted and every...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L mode door VIN: 1GCHK29224
greetings to all got this pick up in today from another shop,they were trying to install anew mode door actuator located on the left side of the heater box,after several trys they asked if i would do it.im looking at this and im not sure what position the whit...
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2005 Chevrolet W3500 Tiltmaster W3S042 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 4KBB4B1U64
customer complaint is, they press the accerator pedal and nothing happens. this an intermittant problem with no codes. we can not get the vehicle to act up and all powers and ground are good at the pedal and module. any help would be very much appreciated.
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13S15
this blazer came in with missfire complant,we scand and retreved random misfire ,engine not to temp.codes we have replaced the spark pluges ,coil boots.tstat .still have randon missfire every couple of days .is thear somthing commen to 4.2l gm motors
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start VIN: 2C3HD36J7Y
Vehicle has been towed in three times. Each time same complaint. Car will not start for customer , cranks , but doesn't fire. When car arrives to shop , it starts , except this last time . We checked for fuel pressure and spark. Has lots of fuel pressure , eve...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L heater VIN: 2C8GM68424
Thanks for any & all help. This Pacifica came in the shop for a complaint of no heat. I checked the coolant level, it was ok. Checked for moving temperature door motors, all seems to be moving. This a dual zone auto ac system. Heater hoses didn't feel hot. In ...
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1996 Dodge B1500 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B7HB21XXT
van will be in traffic and when taking off die and stall at times , will be ok for hundreds of miles and then act up , when it stalls on take off will start right up and continue to stall each time on take off and then clear up again , also drivers says it wil...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L will not run monitor VIN: 2B3HD4658V
failed nys emissions inspection for incomplete monitors.tried differnt pcm ,reflashed @ dealer.pin #6 bat. voltage.pin 20 bat voltage.pin 46 batt voltage.grounds on pin #50,47,10.driven 458 miles .tried cold soaks tried dodge pretest requirments. tried global ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7KC23Z9W
Pressures sensors and valve body have been replaced. Trans was rebuilt. we are trying to find information about this "magic wire" that will fix this tranny.
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L shift linkage VIN: 1B3ES56C22
hi everyone, we're going to install a new clutch in this car and upon disassembly we noticed that the ends on both shift cables have worn out the bushings.chrysler say the whole cable needs to be replaced.the cables are expensive and i wanted to know if anyon...
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2004 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L power steering pump VIN: 1B3ES76F34
the car came in with the power steering fluid foming out of resivor and of corse this made the p/s inop. i replaced the pump, flushed the system, the new napa pump would not bleed out the air, so i put a nother pump on (napa). this one was good, customer has c...
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1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15N8T
any ideas on intermmitant Trouble codes: P1351 (idm signal)
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1998 Ford F-150 4.2L compressor VIN: 1FTZF1725W
HEY GUYS I HAVE SO MANY BOOKS ON WIRING BUT NOTHING ON 98 FORD TRUCK. THE CUSTOMER SAYS NOT ENOUGH HEAT ON PANEL/FLOOR SETTING. HE RUNS IT HERE ALL TIME.I CHECKED IT AND THE COMPRESSOR RUNS IN THIS POS. I KNOW IT IS SUPPOSED TO IN DEF. & I GUESS FLOOR & DEFROS...
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1999 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Rear brakes VIN: 1FTZX1722X
This car came in with the complaint that during the initial driving the rear brakes lock when the pedal is applied without any similar symptom from the front brakes. The wheels and brake drums were removed to inspect the drums and shoes. The shoes have appr. 3...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU34E6X
TRUCK CAME IN ROUGH IDLE AND MILL ON FOUND ALL THE CODES LISTED ABOVE AND ALSO FOUND THE VACUUM LEAK ALSO THE PASSENGER SIDE HEAD HAS LOUD KNOCKING NOISE THOUGHT WAS THE TIMING CHAIN BECAUSE FOUND THAT IT WAS LOOSE. FOUND TSB FOR CHAIN NOISE AND DID THE REPAIR... Trouble codes: P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0172-), P0172 (p0174-), P0174 (testing and results)
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L rear floor VIN: 2FAFP73W41
after a heavy rain or just an all day rain rear passenger floor will fill up with water. there are 2 holes in the body that i have sealed on this vehicle and some others ( 1993 crown vic, 2001 mercury grand marquis, 2003 lincoln town car all have the same body...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF37F92
truck runs fine then cel light comes on surges and dies have driven without icp sensor connected same thing happens fuel pressure stays at 60 psi all the time measured at head icp code is all that comes back truck starts and runs rough for a bit then cleares u... Trouble codes: P1211
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Transfer Case VIN: 1FTZX18W9W
I am pulling my hair out on this one. Lets start with what has been replaced and the order: 1 Shift motor 2 Selector Switch on dash 3 Gem Module 4 RPO Relay 5 Dark Blue wire from Selector Switch to Gem Module 6 Transfer case Shift Relay Module. From the repla...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FMPU17L83
Have a 2003 ford expedition with a code p0320. Car feels like going down the road the igntion will cut out, like someone turns the key off then right back on. I performed tsb 04-14-09 and replaced the #14305 wiring harness. I have checked the crank sensor, coi... Trouble codes: P0320
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK23172
Hello, to all this duromax starts missing when it hits 56c cyl bal for #6 goes to =15.0 1.86ml sec. also noticed #5 at =5.5 .93ml sec. Im about to pull the drivers valve cover and inspec the lines and fitting for leaks what else should I look for , shy of repl... Trouble codes: P0306
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 1-2 shift only VIN: KMHJF356YU
We started from scratch. There are only two fault codes present (one for the MIL request from TCM [P1624] and one for the lack of pulse generator B [P0722, output shaft speed sensor]. The transmission will start out in high gear and stay there (fail safe mode)...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L left turn signals VIN: SAJHX1249V
HELLO GROUP This car will flash left turn signals when you turn key on until the bulb check is finished, then they stop and sound from signal speaker starts clicking like they are working. When you turn flashers on with off key on only right side works with k...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L temp gauge VIN: SAJEA51D73
we have a jag that has a intermittent temp gauge that goes to red and dash read out reports hi eng temp, then check eng lamp will turn on,code p0116.eng coolant temp sensor 1 circuit range fault.no signs of over heating. the data code is set at 160 deg f.keep ...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48SX4
p1389 power at relay and relay good what is the pinout info at pcm to test wiring before i replace the pcm Trouble codes: P1389 (no asd relay ouput voltage pcm)
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L trans solenoid pack in valve body VIN: 1J8HR58295
Came back with P0740 (TCC out of range) after initial repair, shifts fine now but "check engine" light on with P0740
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L front diff actuator VIN: KNDJC733X3
Hi 4x4 won't engage. problem is with the front differential not engaging. THere is an actuator in the diff that is activated by an air pump. The pump has been changed as the original would only work if taped on. Also I changed the air hose from the pump to the...
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2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KNDJC73314
i have this kia,that misses intermittently.we replaced the heads.and customer said it didnt miss before.the codes popping up is cylinder 2,4,6,missfire.weve rechecked the timing 3 times,which i wouldnt think the problem would be intermitted if it was timing bu...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L not shifting VIN: SALME15416
My appologies in advance for the lengthy paragraph. This vehicle was sent to me from an area gm dealer who sold it recently w/ a used vehicle warranty, unfortunately no one in their service dept. was willing to even attempt to fix it. So they subleted out the ...
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L master cyl VIN: JT8UF11E7L
This car has been sitting for a while,customer wants to get it running.there's no brake in the rear wheels.I checked the pistons in calipers they move freely.tried bleeding ,no fluid coming from them.remove nipples hit brake still no fluid.when i open the feed...
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2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L VSC light VIN: JTJHF10U63
I did a timing belt on this and now the VSC light comes on and sets a code C1210 Zero point calibration sensor not learned.Disconnected battery and touched terminals together reconnected,no luck.I don't understand the diag but if anybody has successfully fixed...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L High backpressure VIN: 4F2YU09111
I'm hoping someone has run into this before and can shed some light on a difficult problem. When the vehicle originally came in, the egr valve had a hole in the side of it. We found that this was due to excessive backpressure. The convertor on bank 1 had come ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire)
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Surge, Stall VIN: JM1FE17NX4
Rotary buffs HELP!!, This 2004 Rx8 came in owner tried everything he knew. Symptoms were Stalling on decel, intermittent surging idle. We found the under hood condition poor (lot of oil in air cleaner, oil splattered everywhere). There is a K&N filter and all ...
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 4.5L Stall VIN: 1160331205
Customer purchased this vehicle from out of town recently and just had it towed to our shop. When it arrived it would not start. We installed battery and vehicle would start and die. Also battery light was on. We diagnosed as bad alternator and replaced altern...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L electrical/fuel? VIN: WDBEA92E4S
THANK YOU PLEASE HELP!!!CAR TOWED TO SHOP. WOULDN'T RUN.CHECKED CODES AND FOUND CODE #24- CRANKSHAFT SENSOR OR FLYWHEEL PROBLEM. LIKE I SAID I CLEANED THE POINTS ON THE FLYWHELL WITH SANDPAPER( THEY WEE STUCK TOGETHER)CAR WOULD START AND DRIVE BUT KEEP STALLIN...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L ride control, feel VIN: WDBJF83J7Y
Hello fellow Techs, This vech has a pulsating vibration (ie. it grows from strong to minimum and keeps repeating) that starts at 40mph and seems to deminish at 80mph.You can feel it in the drivers floor,seat and steering wheel. I haven't been in other seating...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L see description VIN: WDBNG75J7Y
Hello technicians and thanks for your time. I have a 2000 S 500 Mercedes which has multiple problems. It was purchased by my customer at an auction as is. The car runs great and has plenty of get up and go. It arrived on a flat bed with a dead battery. I jumpe... Trouble codes: C1504 (system faults), B1341 (Siren and battery communication error), B1416 (component or signal line A31m1 coolant circulation pump), B1637 (illumination front dash board defect), C1026 (steering angle sensor n initialization)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L SRS, TeleAid VIN: WDBRF61J91
I have this car from local body shop, with SRS light on. They replaced both driver side doors with used parts. They transferred the side air bag modules and wire harness from original doors. There were many codes and all cleared except one, B107C "fault in com...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEFM55S2Y
Went out last week on a NO START, got to the car and it fired right and ran fine. Got here had the mil on and had code for lean exhaust. Found burnt pcv tubing under throttle body where they all burn and melt and replaced it, cleared codes all is fine still no... Trouble codes: P0191 (fual rail pressure sensor), P1237 (fuel pump secondary circuit)
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1985 Nissan 720 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6ND01S0F
I have no spark except when you cycle the ign. key on and off.Every time you cycle the key spark occurs once.I added grounds from engine to body and body to battery.Coils test good as does the wiring.I can tap reluctor wheel to pick-up coil and spark occurs.Cr...
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1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L starts in 3rd gear VIN: JN1HJ01P7M
Ok nissan techs Have a wierd one here, customer states that on a road trip transmission had trouble kicking down to third when going up hill would just stay in Overdrive. Now when he got home vehicle starts out in third gear unless you select manual low and sh...
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2005 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L oil VIN: 5N1AN08W85
this truck is my neighbors grand daughter, clean truck, come to me for oil burning, low oil pressure only hot and stalls, i changed the oil, nissan filter and 5w30 oil - good for a week and i get a call, oil down 1 qt oil pressure dropping down and engine stal...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L No Start, No crank VIN: 1G3WH52H1Y
Bear with me, this is my first time posting. I have a 2000 oldsmobile intrigue that was towed in for a no crank condition. I installed a test jumper between starter relay and fuse box. I am getting power from ignition switch to relay coil and power from 40 amp... Trouble codes: B3102
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L camshaft bearing plate VIN: WAUVT64B72
Used permatex tourqued to 10nm all is good thanks to all who replied. Beware to look at those rigs on the cams they tend to break there is a new design out they wont get in the way when your putting it back together
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L no acceleration VIN: TRUWT28N32
After replacing 2 throttle bodies and 2 throttle controllers checking all pin connectors doing a pin test on each wire going from the controllers to the ECM, I decided to remove the ECM and open it up. I found burn marks on the circuit board and housing. Repla... Trouble codes: P1559, P1579, P1545.
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L radio code VIN: WAULC68E24
I will call this a fix even though the dealer reprogrammed the radio.The car had already left my shop when I posted,as the customer is a salesman and needed the car.I was trying to get the radio working for him but he just had to stop at an out of town dea...
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1993 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: WBAHD6310P
found pin for crank sensor at ecu loose connection... thats why during testing when backprobed car had no problem.
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAAN37411
Well the bmw lives and quite well I might add. There was suggestion of intake leaks, pcv, leaks, and the large check valve (BMW calls it a suck jet pump or something close). Fuel trims did not suggest a leak as they were more or less right on. There was also ... Trouble codes: 204 (Idle Speed Plausibility).
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANE53526
thanks for all the replies eventually sent car to dealer and they said the maf sensor was bad i showed the receipt for their maf and now they are still working on it.no fix yet but i will post when fixed thanks for alll the help Trouble codes: 2D06, 2A2F (mixture control 2), 2A2E (mixture control).
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Accessories VIN: IG4HP54K0Y
ok heres what i found. i had all ready checked the wires in between the doors and body.after receiving wiring diagrams from Austin i figured problem was in circuit 2076 tan-white wire. bus interface. to confirm, I ran a wire from tan & white wire, connector ...
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2G4WB55K11
Well this one is out the door. After tracking down numerous groungs and assuring they were all good went to check out the ignition switch. Popped the little cover off the bottom of the switch and there were all the wires. Checked for juice and found only 7 vol...
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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6L power assisit VIN: 1G6DC67A15
Thanks Guys: I put a new GM rack in and it solved the problem. He said that a body shop had replaced the rack about a year ago with a rebuilt one. Thanks again
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L awd VIN: 1GCDL19W9Y
Ok well it seems somtimes I take the long road but it turned out that the transfercase was bad, clutchs slipping in both the astro and the bravada got a good education on how the whole sys works next one will be really simple. Replace with used cases and the w...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L abs VIN: 1GCHG35R01
Thank you to those that responded. I have completed the fix on this van after getting AC Delco involved. Problem with the abs system was the power and ground wires. I was getting an active good ground and 12v but there was still a fault in the circuit. A new p...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L contaminiation of cooling system VIN: 2G1WF52E52
THANKS Gang! I apprecaite all the input and advice. The customer stopped by yesterday and from talking to some other people was wanting the intake gaskets replaced, We set somthing up for late this week, calls me this morning and tells me do not do any furhter...
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 3.5L electric windows VIN: 1GTJDT1362
thanks to all replyed.flashed the bcm all is well.what else are they going to come out with lol,again thanks all
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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Tire Pressure monitor VIN: 1GNEK13T75
Hey fellow techs, I really appreciate all the information given. Seemed so simple. Here's what I did...I tried to reset the sensors again with the LR by the passenger door to see if maybe it had a weak signal. Again the LR did not relearn. Then I let it rest f...
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2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L can not fill tank VIN: 2C3AL56G41
ok, now after checking everything, droping the tank , check the roll over valve and tank fill neck, i found nothing. I removed the tank vent valve and checked for a #4 and it already had a updated valve installed. I figure that the vent valve might have jammed...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L engine VIN: 2A4GM68466
Well, this Pacifica is quiet. It sat around for a few weeks while we decided what to do. All responses were usefull and apreciated. Greg even responded twice! It really helps to have people out there who care and try to help, I think all responders fit that ca...
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1992 Dodge Dakota LE 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GG23Y8N
Thanks to everyone.After replacing the computer,the engine fired up and ran great.Apparently the shorted crank sensor wiring fried the first computer.I was a little nervous,having waited almost a week for the new one.Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
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1994 Dodge B250 5.2L Backfire VIN: 2B7HB21YXR
Fix suggestions were helpful. The main thing that helped was a fuel pressure regulator to move pressure to mid of range spec, but the costumer did not have more money to spend at this time.
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HC16X3W
Thanks for the help everyone but this one isn't fixed yet. We do still have the truck but unfortunately i am forced to close this request due to the open request time limit. We were able to slot the holes on the crank sensor which gave us four more degrees of ...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56SXY
Hi all, Thanks for all the good replies. Wiring was the issue. We backtracked on the wiring for the injectors and found a spot where some hungry mice had been chewing the insulation off the wires and exposed the wires to ground. An intermittent thing and ver... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP55S82
TO ALL REPLIES THANK'S FOR YOUR INPUT. THE FIX HAD TO BE THE PCV WHICH WE REPLACED. WE'VE DONE ALOT OF WORK ON THESE DOHC ENGINES AND PCV FAILURE IS NOT THAT COMMON. BUT THE OBVIOUS IN MOST CASES IS BLOW BACK DUE TO FAULTY PCV VALVE. VEHICLE @ THIS TIME S...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P84
Now that the hair is all gone on the top of my head, the truck is fixed. Thanks to everyone who replied with great basic information. I went through all the basic test of inputs, outputs to the ficm and rechecked all. Pin terminal tension all good cam, crank s... Trouble codes: P0676 (Glow Plug 6 Circuit Malfunction), P2552 (FICMM Circuit - Throttle/Fuel Inhibit Circuit Malfunction).
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Seat,4x4 Mirror,Misc Electrical VIN: 1FTPW14564
Well not many ideas on this one But I Checked the rear 3rd mount stop light for water leaks and none found. I removed all the rocker covers and used silicone to provide a better seal and repaired the wiring and let it go. I'm going to keep an eye on it as it's...
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1990 GMC C7000 Topkick C7H042 7.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GDP7H1MXL
thanks to all . i was unable to find the spec for fuel pressure. it was 16 psi with the old pump 32 with the new fuel pump. thanks again to all who responded. the truck runs great. Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust).
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2004 GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 3.5L tcase VIN: 1GTDT13604
repair broken wire reprogram encoder motor for neutral
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1879Y
I had to give this vehicle back to the customer for them to use and the light went out after about a week. It recently had come on for a couple of days and went out again. I plan on getting in back in after the holidays to see what is going on and if there is ... Trouble codes: P0172 (bank 1 system too rich), P0170 (fuel trim bank 1).
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L abs & traction light VIN: KM8SC83D71
first i want to thank all those who reply. thanks very much the fix was the abs pump relay was bad all is ok now thanks all again
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2005 Isuzu Ascender LS 4.2L Cuts out VIN: 4NVES16515
We finally removed the cylinder head again and had the machine shop swap it out for another one. After installing it and running the vehicle there seems to be no issues. and yes we lined up the timing exactly how we had before. Trouble codes: P0017.
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1991 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Ignition,fuel system VIN: IJ4FJ78SXM
He guys thanks for all the help, i finally came to a conclusion, after looking at alldata and using there flow chart, i found out that the PCM was bad, im thinking that there was a power surge that allowed to much juice into the PCM which then fried it some ho...
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2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Unknown VIN: 1J4GL48K75
thanks for all the help. it was a preasure problem with 4th clutches being burnt . had rebuilt and no more problems...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Mechanical VIN: KNAFB121X2
thanks for all the help. The trans. is bad but we have not fixed the car yet. Kia refused to stand by the trans so we are tring to get something worked out with the customer. Bad deal Thanks Kurt
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover 4.0L all electrical VIN: SALPV1545Y
thank you all for your help...the proper way to get in to the veh is to break the plastic latch in side the door by using a long screw driver through the window jam...you have to destroy it and sometimes the window will break. iin this case it did not...when t...
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1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L Heater Cable VIN: JT8BH28F0V
Thanks all for the replies. looks like the only way to get the cable is with a complete box. 3k bananas and the customer decided to work the heater valve by himself. 1 post stated that it may be available with the electric motor that controls valve but my Lexu...
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1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L horn VIN: JT8BH28F1V
I received 6 replies for assistance. If I forgot to thank each tech personally I apologize. Most of you said what I was thinking about a broken ground wire where the steering wheel tilts, I never got that far with the repair. My customer has not brought the ca...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start VIN: 15X0136545
I took chris advice ,pulled the valve cover and beware it was off like he said, lined up timming belt and start right up.Thanks evreyone PS.By pulling just sparkplug to check timming i guess not good enough,again thanks
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JM1BJ24552
OK the vehicle is not fixed . I think it is a piston slap noise. I guess we will live with the noise. If something comes apart I will update. Thanks for the replies.
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCB34D2M
Finally, we've made sense of it all. Don, from Oklahoma did offer some very good specs to follow, and Bob, from North Carolaina was supportive as well. I did have one response that assumed the vehicle was in the hands of an inexperienced tech, not helpful. Wha...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F4T
Thank you to the three techs that replied to this post.I cleared the code,had to remove battery cable drove over 100 miles in a weeks time span,code has not return.the only thing I did was to remove wiring connector at relay module(K40 relay)check and reinstal... Trouble codes: 17 (CANFailure between control modules).
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L door lock VIN: WDB2030462
guys, you were all right. for the life of me i could not see the door switch. it had been knocked in and i just did not see it. Thanks Again Andrew
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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L calibration VIN: 1MEFM59S4Y
Well I got several responses to put in the 3.47 ratio and that is what I did. Although no one explained to me why this was the correct number. The door tag said 6r or 3.98 ratio. I could not find the tsb that someone suggested as to why I should use 3.47. It ...
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