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1987 Acura Integra RS 1.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DA3449H
Car was towed in (see related history). On initial start-up car runs but within seconds car stalls. Then car will have start stall condition or just crank with no start. (See test preformed) Tested for good spark, timing belt timing, compressions, fuel pressur... Trouble codes: 13 (Atmospheric pressure sensor)
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WAUED24B2Y
This vehicle is getting a lot of engine oil in the intake system. There is quite a bit in the tubes on the engine side of the intercoolers. There is also a significant amount in the intake tube at the top of the engine between the air flow meter and the turboc...
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1990 BMW 750iL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGC8310L
pulled codes for dme-2,has a code 54 using launch x431,no codes in dme-1.All-data says code 54=tcc applies only to model '89' Code 54 for a '91' is a batt+ problem.swapping dme-1 with dme-2 no change. term.54 at dme-1 and 2 have .5 volts with egs plugged in an... Trouble codes: 54
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Engine VIN: WBAHJ6321S
Was a tow in crank no start. Customer said it had cranked over for a long time the other day before starting. Had that low compression cranking sound. Checked compression, all low, results in Test Results. I see it has a variable timing system. Don't have the ...
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L starter VIN: WBAHD6323S
greetings to all this bmw does not crank it has no power going to the starter.im trying to locate the starter relay but i cant seem to locate it looked in under hood fuse relay box and also under the dash.im suspecting it has to do with the anti theft system,i...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Windows,locks VIN: WBAGF6327S
Ok this is a fun one for a BMW tech. The customer had a bad driver door key cylinder so he went to a junk yard and got a used one (no key) and attempted to install it himself,this is where we get it he put in the part and the car windows went down and the car ...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Accessories VIN: 1G4HP54K1Y
This is the wifes car so... She went to turn on the road and it died. Lost all power completely. I have no lights, anywhere, key on produces nothing. No chime or dash lights when turned to run or crank position. Removed rear seat and tested Battery. it passed ...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Poor Fuel Economy
Came in last week overheating. Radiator froze solid and cracked. Replaced radiator, temp sensor and broken temp sender. Now complaint of poor fuel economy. Fuel pressure good, pulled plenum, regulator and spider are both dry. Customer has always taken great ca...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L transmission VIN: 1GCHK29G71
Hey GM trans guys, We just got this truck in, from a new customer. The complaint was that the CEL was on, with no drivability syptoms. A quick scan got a P0700 from the PCM, which is a trans component fault. I scanned the trans and got a P0841 trans pressure ...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Door locks, Insterment lights VIN: 1GNEC16Z74
Truck showed up with a bad miss. Found cam lob flat among other things. Owner elected to install used motor over the repairs to old one. Everything seemed normal until we tried to start it up. Engine will not turn over (starter will not energize) Bypass the st...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FSDJFHSK4
I have an 08 duramax with a app. issue.The truck will pull 10,000 lbs. up any grade in lock up 6th gear but whe you use the cruise control it will downshift on the flats in a 10mph headwind empty...all data looks normal for the exception of the app...my cheap ...
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H7Y
Hi, I have 2000 cirrus with a 2.5 that came in as a no-start, it has no spark but does have injector pulse & fuel pressure, from what I have read on all-data the ASD relay has to have cam signal reference to allow fuel pressure while cranking, fuel pressure is...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GF68485
I am checking the catalyst and O2 operation on this Pacifica. The O2 sensor readings on the scanner are 2.5 to 3.5 volts, fluctuates back and forth, desired is 2.7V. Why are they not the usual .2 - .9 Volts and fluctuating? Does Chrysler do something different... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst efficiency)
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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Left turn signals VIN: 3A4FY48B77
This is an on going diag that I had thought I solved. Left turn sinals are inoperable. It gets the fast blinking instrument panel indicator as you would get with a faulty bulb. All bulbs & sockets have been switched by owner. The parking light filiment of th...
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1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GG23X5P
Hi there all, thanks in advance for any help, I have a 1993 dakota that is a no start unless you give a little throttle then it idles ok and will rev up...until you put it in gear, then it dies, you can floor it and there is no change. I originally thought I...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Fog lamps VIN: 1B7HU18Z02
The fog lamps and parking lights stay on for 5 minutes after turning ignition switch off. They will stay on all the time with key on or engine running, until the headlight switch is activated. The FCM is grounding both relays. Unplugged FCM and lights go out. ...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L limp-mode VIN: 1D7HU18Z92
Hi any and ALL Dodge Truck Geru's. This truck, well cared for, came in about 3 months ago with DTC P0748, pressure solidnoid control/ trans relay circuit error. Checked in on archives,local transmission shop and Dodge Truck Service and all agreed this code was...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L speedometer VIN: 3D7KU28C73
hi guys and thanks for any help you can give. I have a 2003 dodge ram 2500 w/5.9l diesel and 6 speed manual transmission. vehicle was brought in with a complaint of erratic speedometer operation and intermittent abs warning light illumination. I test drove the...
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2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L shift VIN: 1D7HG48N64
45rfe trans Code p2706- MS solenoid, condition is highly intermittant- found Chrysler bulletin referring to code but PCM is later version and bulletin does not apply. Vehicle will downshift suddenly and abruptly- could not duplicate condition. Transmission flu...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U2R
Thanks in advance . This 3.0l taurus came in over the weekend on the hook . Tested for spark and it had none. tested ignition system and replaced distributor with new ignition module. car has spark now but will not start. checked and replaced plugs (fuel foule...
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1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L hard start cold VIN: 1FAFP4040W
This car came in with a hard start all the time, a new fuel pump was installed and took care of everything but the cold start. It was also tuned up (plugs, wires fuel filter)and injectors and intake cleaned with BG system as a maintenance precaution. Mass air ...
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2002 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP39542
Customer just bought the car and blew the clutch the next day. They decided to do a timing belt at the same time. Customer picked up car and called saying ck engine lamp on. Light was not on prior to being serviced. Found codes P1381 VCT overadvanced, and P060... Trouble codes: P1381 (VCT overadvanced), P0605 (PCM Rom Fault)
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Restraint VIN: 1FMDU83W43
SRS light is on and flashing code 44. Other codes from scan tool are B2293, Air Bag. B2292, Pretensioner. B2294, Curtain. Code 44 is the only code flashing on the dash. I cleared the codes and the B2296, B2293 and B2294 all returned as hard codes with the same...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNW21P03
This is Joe's tech. When this truck acts up is under a W.O.T boggs down starts blowing blue smoke immediately ,sometimes will eventually clear and go , like it is supposed to. If you ease into it does ok. I fixed the exhaust leaks, cleaned injectors, disconnec... Trouble codes: P2263
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L noise VIN: 0615635492
I need some help guys. I flushed a trans on a ford explorer 4.0 sohc. The trans flush adapter popped off and I lost about 2 qts of fluid. So i added some per method of our ammco guy idling in nuetral until fluid runs out of the plug. closed plug off and went t...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSE35L96
Hello, Have this truck we installed a jasper 1 month ago,Truck has been running great. Truck gets used for a service truck for an oil company so it is getting used alot. I went into archives and found some problems like this but they were harness problems a... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0307, P0308
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2008 Ford Expedition EL XLT 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMFU16548
Scanned the pcm - P2195 and P2197 stored The vehicle starts and dies immediately.The fuel pressure is steady at 60-65 KOEO and while cranking. I have cranking RPM. I've checked the PATS system- it shows ENABLED and has no security lamp flashing. In the fault s... Trouble codes: P2195 (afr/02 sensor excess lean signal b1-s1), P2197 (02 sensor signal stuck lean b2-s1)
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21R38
drove truck for 30 min died when exiting ramp turns over good , no ck engine lite nothing dealer said the mechanical pump went out ever heard this before? only 30k [...] change both fuel filters, 5k chng oil&filter
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1998 GMC K1500 Suburban 5.7L 4 wheel drive VIN: 3GKFK16R4W
hey guys got a 98 gmc suburban 4 wheel drive will engage but the lights on the 4 high button will flash which usually means it is not engaged customer has a house in upstate n.y with long driveway dont want to tell him dont worry and then it does not engage be...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Speedo VIN: 1GCEC14VX3
Speedo on this truck will stay up at 80km/hr when truck is shut down. Start it back up and speedo is still there at 80. The speedo will work but it uses 80km/hr as zero and goes up from there. Next time truck is shut off the speedo may drop down to 60 but it n...
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTHK29U14
has a missfir number 5 clyinder at idle only as soon as throtle touched and rpm rises ten rpm missfire gone, has good compression and vaccum, fuel pressure good, switched coils and injectors around miss stays on number five. rechecked for vaccum leaks and none... Trouble codes: P030*
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2005 GMC Envoy XL Denali 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GKES63M16
It frist came in with misfire p0306 code. Checked the spark plug and it had oil on it. Checked compression and it was 0. I pulled the valve cover and the intake rocker arm was not moving. Pulled the head and replaced the lifters. Cyl #6 had a spring on top of ...
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1992 Honda Accord DX 2.2L hvac VIN: 1HGCB7644N
Hi every one. I have a 1992 Honda Accord which I cannot seem to get very good heat from the heater. I have installed a new thermostat and one heater hose which was leaking. The heater hose at the heater control valve is hot to touch and the other leading to th...
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L No Start, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Rich VIN: SHSRD68422
Hello everyone. The main problem with this vehicle is it runs very rich. So much so that when cold it will soak the spark plugs and not start. I pulled the plugs and let it sit overnight. I did the compression check and re-installed the plugs. It starts and ru... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel system too rich bank 1), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0300 (Random/multiple misfire), P1456 (EVAP system leak fuel tank area)
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 3rd clutch VIN: 5FNRL18043
Hi everyone. Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this. We are working on this Honda Odyssey minivan with the BYBA 5-speed automatic with transmission issues. It intermittently slips badly in one gear (2nd or 3rd, I think, I didn't test-drive it myse...
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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L door locks, brake light, a/c VIN: 2HGE515591
Customer put a battery in and the brake light stays on and door locks do not work and A/c does not work. The brake switches check okay, the a/c button (light) comes on. Possible module problem? Let me know if you have had experiance with this. Thank you, Mike
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L Front of motor VIN: SAJHX62248
The car came in with a noise from the front that resembled a drive belt noise. I sprayed the serp. belt with silicone lube and there was no change, so I removed the serp. belt and ran the motor again. The noise remains unchanged. This noise most resembles a sp...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1J4FY29P6V
I'VE GOT THIS JEEP HERE THAT IS DRIVING ME MAD. CAME IN AS A NO START A WEEK AGO, EVERY THING POINTED TO THE CKP. CHANGED PART WITH AFTERMARKET, STILL NO START. ENDED UP BEING CONNECTOR BY ECM NOT CONNECTED PROPERLY. JEEP LEAVES. TOWED BACK A COUPLE DAYS AGO, ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Transmission VIN: 1J4GL48K72
Hey Chrysler techs, this Jeep is my brothers and it had a delayed engagement into reverse. All forward gears are operating normally. There are no trouble codes and if you give it a touch of gas it will engage into reverse and not slip @ that point. Dropped the...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GL58K43
I have this Jeep that is flooding itself out. It was driving down the road and quit running. When I went to check it out, I found out that all of the cylinders were flooded. Got it back to the shop and let it run outside for roughly 10 minutes and died. Once t... Trouble codes: P0320 (crank sensor), P1299 (air flow), P0700 (transmission)
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Stall VIN: 1J4HR58275
customer complaint: 3-4 mo's prior all dash lights came on while driving as if he was starting vehicle up* stopped occurring for few months (check engine light and air bag light on for 2 months solid) and started again 1-2 weeks ago and stayed on for 2 days - ... Trouble codes: U1411 (implausible fuel vol signal received)
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air ride control VIN: 5LMFU27R83
This Navigator seems to be venting air on braking.It came in with both front bags leaking which we replaced along with the compressor and solonoids.We have run the pneumatic and trim height tests and passed using the IDS.We think the spring bearing plates may ...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air suspension
Hello, thanks is advance to respond this message. On this 2004 Lincoln Navigator, I replace the rear suspension air bags, they were liking. Two days after the customer called and said that the system was not working properly. I checked all sensors, inspect cir...
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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F2CZ961X5
hi guys this is my wifes car, the other day it just started to misfire so i checked the codes and found the 4 list here 305.352.354.355 i know the pcm are crap and a bad coil can take them out i stuck my noid light at each coil connector all flashed except #4 ... Trouble codes: 305 (cylinder 5 misfire), 352 (ignition coil b malfuntion), 354 (ignition coil d malfuntion), 355 (ignition coil e malfuntion)
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Electronic VIN: WDBGA43E1R
fan only works when hht is on as soon as scanner remove or out of kla program fan stops working, when customer driving fan works for a day or two then nothing for three days, could my used control module inside car be defect, no error codes the system seems to...
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1991 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L engine/exhaust
Hey, Thanks for any help or advice. I have a 1991 Nissan 240sx SE Hatch. @.4 Inline 4 cyl. DOHC I bought this car two days ago. The seller said the car ran fine than one day did't start. He had taken it to a local shop. The mechanics wanted to do a compress...
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1996 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Dash Gauges VIN: 1N6SD11Y0S
Hi there, I'm having a issue with a '96 Nissan hardbody pickup. Customer states: Dashboard lights( blinkers and headlights) work but the speedometer,RPM,gas and temp gauges do NOT work. We verified the concern and found out the #11 fuse(Ignition 2, 10 amp)fuse...
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2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L compression VIN: 1NH4AL11D0
my problem is that the cylinder 1 when we ride and stop at traffic light or stop signthe cilinder stop like a valve stay open , after 10 second the motor run fine until the next ride, please help me, i relase cam, and check out lifter cap, nothing is wrong. do...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L heater VIN: 1N4BA41E56
Haven't got too involved with this one. It's my Mom's car. Blows warm after car warms up, but blows cold when stopped at an idle like at a drive thru. The car mantains its engine temp at the same spot. Is there a known condition with this car or this engine? I...
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2008 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L reset tpms VIN: 1N4AL21E48
hi everyone, this car came tire maintance message on dash, it has two buttons on left side of steering wheel.i keep pushing the enter button till i get to reset. push . button screen changes but not resered/ same with oil chance.I guess i missing one step. Tha...
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1G3AJ51N6K
this engine intermittantly, under load, shuts off completely just like you turned off the key. restarts immediately. after the above repairs, car was driven 350 miles before it did it again. customer says it then cut out more and more frequently before he retu...
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2003 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L heater VIN: 1GHDT13S73
After replacing the transmission the floor airlow is inop. The vehicle has automatic dual zone controls, I tested all the wiring it checks out ok. I tried disconnecting the battery several times. I tried a relearn but it doesnt seem to work with b0248 defrost ...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L intermediate shaft VIN: WPOCA2981Y
Hi Guys and Gals We have a 2000 Boxster with 2.7L and we need an old stile intermediate shaft. Does anyone know a way to substitute the original cap and bearing, I would appreciate it. This is the one that has the double chain pulley on all three chains. If...
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L wind deflector VIN: YS3ED58E7X
Anyone replace the wind deflector on one of these cars? I can't figure out how to get the front part off of the roof opening. WIS shows how to replace the arms, but not the entire deflector. TIA for any help. BillL
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2002 Saturn L100 2.2L no Crankcase venting VIN: 1G8JS54FX2
Car has oil in air intake and white foam on oil fill cap and on dipstick. Oil didn't look bad but obvious PCV not working. Tested as described in Alldata and it says to clean PCV valve. Now the fresh air return is located from the air intake to the valve cover...
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1991 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Brake Bleeding VIN: JT3AC11R2M
Customer lost brakes in car about a month ago. They brought the car to us and we diagnosed the master cylinder. The customer opt to have his neighbor due the job. The car was then brought back to us to have brakes bled. We have bled every line in the vehicle i...
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4T3ZF13C1Y
hi, i am having a difficult time with this particular toyota mini van... It origionally came in with the brakes seem to be dragging and the pedal is stiff... I observed with the van on the hoist that all 4 wheels were dragging... I cracked the brake lines befo...
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2001 Toyota Solara SE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2T1CG22P01
well i have yet to get a normal brake job or tuneup in the last two weeks-everything is a can of worms-this vehicle intermitantly will have the rpm's hang at 4,000 while coming to a stop after cruising-if u turn the key off it will reset back to normal idle wh...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L Fan Clutch VIN: 5TEWN72N64
Hey guys and gals this is my personal rig. I have recentry started hearing a metallic tinging noise coming from the front of the engine. It seems to be coming from the fan clutch area. I soaked it down with a penetrating lube and started it up and the noise is...
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2006 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L rear defroster/rear wiper VIN: 5TDBT48A36
truck came in w/inop rear defroster/rear wiper could not command on either w/scanner (could communicate) checked powers/grounds -ok installed new rear door/tailgate control module, cannot communicate w/scanner. does the new module need to be programmed?? canno...
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1995 Alfa Romeo 164 LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZARED33E5S
This model does not have the button on the side of the steering column. I had forgoten about pressing the gas pedal 5 times to flash the codes. thank you all for the help. Bob
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L starter
Ok, the little bimmer is back on the road. I removed the exhaust and dropped the rear of the tranny in order to get the needed 3 feet of extensions to reach the starter bolts. Stuck my left arm up thru the lower control arm to help guide the socket onto the to...
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L p/s VIN: 1GYEK13R2Y
Alright fellas...the fix is in. R&R steering gear and retest - o.k. Having to make diagnostics without the proper tools is unpopular amongst any tech. Unfortunately...sometimes that is the way it goes. I am going to get a p/s anylyzer, hopefully save me fr...
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2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Drive-axles VIN: 1GNEL19W31
thanks every one for your help, i have fix it, the truck was lower at the front, some one has move the ajusters at the torsion bar and lower the front of vehicle and the lower is at the front the far out the is the bearing of the axle inner cup. i lift the fro...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Internal lubrication tube VIN: 1GCH1K29U2
Well this one is down the road. Got 12 great replies which informed me that the damaged tube fed lube to rear bushing and planetary area. Once I got the tube off I found I could blow through it just a little bit so after a conference with my customer we decide...
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L hard start VIN: 1G1ND52F04
thanks to all those guys that offered their time and advice.after reading all the suggestions i dug into it alittle deeper.it turns out that after i called the customer and started drilling the questions to her. i got the clues i needed.i found out that she j...
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2000 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28N0Y
I followed the suggestion of Tom [...] who said that the truck should run if the CMP was disconnected even if it was out of time. Our truck would not run with the CMP disconnected. That made me suspect the CKP. I checked it again with the Vantage and it pass...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L warninhg lights VIN: 1B7HU18Z02
Thanks to those who replied.I decided to look alittle harder at the fuse box.I pulled it out and found a few fuzzy green connections(not the problem)but looking a little deeper I found corrosion and a broken circut within the fuse box.Replacing the fusebox was...
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L door lock(s), wipers, radio, HVAC controls VIN: 3D7LU38C24
Thank you 3 for the prompt responses. We checked the wiring in the door jam harnesses, ok but can definitely see how this design is problematic. ALL harness connectors to ALL computers/modules were checked for water intrusion (none) and pin position and te...
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1985 Ford F-150 5.8L horn VIN: 2FTCF15N3F
thanks Bill and Eric ! i found 85 f-150 at salvage yard still intact and determined that someone had tried to install cruise on mine at a prior time. with cruise horn pad, push button grounds circuit for relay. no cruise control, push button supplies b+ to hor...
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1989 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMEU25NXK
JOE FROM MISSOURI!!! Nailed it! The fuel pressure was sky rocketing while under a load. It pegged my gauge at over 100psi. We replaced the regulator and all is well. I did check the regulator multiple times for function and leaking before finding the pressure ... Trouble codes: 22 (MAP Sensor is out of range), 42 (HEGO indicates rich).
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L F Calipers VIN: 1FDEE1460V
What seems to have been unclear in my post (sorry about that) is that everything seems to work normally, short of the calipers; the hoses do not behave as though they're collapsed (the customer also mentioned later that they were replaced less than 1 year ago)...
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6538V
Mark from Ohio was right on, I gave it a shot of oil down each hole and changer the oil with a motorcraft filter and low and behold it fired up. smoked like a bastard as expected but ran. let run for a while and then replaced the plugs and now it runs like a m...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF17252
I got so many replies suggesting the intake, I jerked it off. We found black carbon built up everywhere. We cleaned it up, put it back together and it's been a week now and about 500 to 600 miles with no service engine soon light. Runs better too. Thanks to al... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2).
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2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Temp Gauge VIN: 3FAFP13P82
Thanks to all that replied, Bryan from Missouri hit it on the head. There are 2 plastic pieces in side the thermostat housing that melted. Ford could not tell me what they are called only that they are only serviced in the housing. The new housing came with ev...
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FAHP71W37
fuel pump did not fix, we found volltage and ground suppy issues fuel module fixed this so far... thanks to all... steve
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK29133
Sorry about the delay in closing this & many thanks to all for their responses. Upon learning the details of GM's open campaign for replacing failed injectors - I counselled client to report with the truck the the local dealer and plead his case. As I susp...
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L shifts to nuetral VIN: 2HGEJ6677W
Sorry we have not returned to this job yet. It is inventory and we have had other priorities. Will get back soon. Thanks to all who responded. Tom
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2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C32
Thanks to all for taking the time to respond. The top three problems cited for these vehicles were Main Relay under the dash, Ignition Coil Assy's, and Crank Sensor. I accessed the relay ahead of time and, when it finally failed, jumpered the relay connector t...
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1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L timing chain VIN: JNKCP11A0X
Thanks for the replies Peter and Andy, i ended up looking up an older model on the book , and pretty much ended up going of the pic's as both of u suggested and cam lobes pointing outward, thank's again i new i could depend on the tech's on iatn.
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Stall VIN: JNKBF01A02
So I guess that's it, over a week, no light , no stall. That tells me it was the MAF causing the stall, even though it would pass every test possible. And I guess I got the P0505 because the ECM had to learn the new MAF. I was happy to find that our MODIS coul...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DN147FL
this car is fix . ecu was the prolem bought a use ecu and send out for program . now running fine . have not seen the car back for 3 weeks now . thanks guy Trouble codes: 351 (coil 1 primary circuit).
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2005 Lexus LX470 4.7L ahc VIN: JTJHT00W85
There were NO CODES in the AHC system for height sensors so we cleaned the resevoir bottle and flushed the system with 2(two) containers of suspension fluid. Customer has back several weeks and when we close the ticket we will get an answer whether it is fixed...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L ASR light/limp mode VIN: WDBJF55F3T
Thanks for the replies we received. As it turns out, the short harness attached to the throttle body unit, once we looked inside, the wiring insulation is cracked and broken everywhere. I have never seen such a mess of a harness for no apparent reason. Most li...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz c180 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB2037352
The customer has decided to live with the problem, we have spent many hours now with this car. We have checked the intake for leaks, the o2 sensor and taken onboard many suggestions. I would like to thank people for taking the time to reply, as we have seen th...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L white smoke VIN: 4A3AX5514W
well guys, thank you for all the positive responses!!! finally, this car is fixed!!! after 2 motors and 2 turbochargers with no results, the fix was to remove the head and replaced all valve stem seals!!! with so many numerous possibilities on these motors, it...
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1983 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L Heating VIN: JN1CZ04S8D
After doing some research with somone very famiiar with these cars we found the vacume hose diagram in mitchell and alldata incorrect. They say they are for the turbochaged cars but they are not.
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1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L starts in 3rd gear VIN: JN1HJ01P7M
Peter hit the nail on the head the ballast resistor was bad causing solenoids not to function at all. what i did find out is that there is not a whole lot of repair info easliy found for the transmission. and the computer is very low tech not really catching b...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on, melted VIN: JN8DR09Y22
I guess because of the holidays and the vehicle passing inspection the vehicle has not yet returned to do further testing if it does I will add information as it comes. Trouble codes: P0455, P1448, P1491.
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2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Clutch VIN: 5N1AN08W96
Thanks to all that replied, the concensus feel as we do and the advisors at Identifix concured. The crank sensor should instantly code or result in a no start. Our in-shop belief is that the dealer service dept., who is well known for its chicainery,is doing t...
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2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Engine Noise ?? VIN: YS3ED48E0Y
Kudos to everyone who came up with the #4 piston issue. I have to say i was extremely skeptical of this being the cause because of how well the vehicle ran, good compression and leak-down testing on all cylinders, and my personal experience for this type of f...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Stall VIN: 5GZCZ33D83
I forgot to mention none of the gauges work-we checked all power and grounds to the bcm are good- bcm fixed this one Trouble codes: P1599, U2107.
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2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Air blend door VIN: JF1SG65663
Thanks to Calvin and Don for their replies. The car had already left our shop before receiving them. I did check "cold" and "hot" voltages at actuator cold was .25 (less than the .5 spec) and hot was 4.5 (right at spec). First click towards hot from cold wa...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCS21C01
Thanks to all who replied. I called the yard who supplied the vehicle minus the cluster and by some miracle, they still had the cluster on the shelf. I received it a few days after my help request. I have installed it and now I feel confident I can get it star...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 9BWBK61J53
Thanks for all your help. This car had contaminated fuel. The odd thing, I replaced the crank sensor & the car started & ran fine. The next morning it was very hard starting & ran poorly. Pumping out the fuel & cleaning system & fresh gas was the fix. Trouble codes: P0321 (16705-), 16705 (testing and results).
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Battery VIN: WVGEM77L74
Ok so I finally disconnected the alternator and this am. the battery held full charge so I woiuld have to say this pig needs an alternator.I have a few questions first, Many of you mentioned the batt cable or alternator cable corrosion prblems I can not find t...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Mechanical VIN: FIN23AUNPN
thank you all you guy out there. this car is fix remove both cam sensor at the end and line up in position and crank also line up turn the both vvt to clockwise until little cam mark line up with the mark on the cover . car run perfect . thank you merry chri...
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