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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DB7655Y
We have a 2000 Acura Integra LS 4 door that has an intermittent problem with idle fluctuation the shortly after being cold started.It drives to the first stop light and the idle drops but does not die and the car will not accelerate.After a few seconds it is f...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L ambient temp VIN: WBADD5320V
ambient temp reading was chaged from ferh to cel when trying to reset maint light. no owners manual. wondering if anyone can tell us how to reset ambient back to ferh. any help would be wonderful. thanks mel
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Battery VIN: 5UXFA53502
Hello, The battery on this X5 goes dead after sitting for several days. If it is driven every day it is fine. We have done a draw check and found that it gets as low as 80 mA and no lower. The vehicle refuses to go to sleep even after sitting over night. Las...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L door locks VIN: 1G4CW52K9S
Can anyone tell me where the door lock relay is hiding??? MOD says it is under the driver's seat. I have looked and the only thing there is the power seat module. Fuse #1 in the relay center (under right dash) that powers up the door lock relay blows as soon a...
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2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L cluster VIN: 1G4HP54K62
Hello all and thanks for reading this. This is my wife's car. While driving the car strange things happen. First the radio will quit and it locks. Then some warning dingers go off and the security light comes on. then the guages will sweep and quit working (ex...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G6CD339L4
We have been working in this vehicle for about 2 weeks now.Came in as a no start and after changing the plugs and wires got the car to start but had no power even to pull itself out of the work bay.Changed the distributor and put hotter plugs in and got it dri...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Oil leak VIN: W06VR52R8V
Hello all & thanks in advance for reading this post. 97 Catera has a substantial oil leak from RR of cylinder head area, thought head gasket at first (by the way, this is very difficult to see, even w/ mirror) but seems to be coming from higher up, the oil sep...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Blend doors VIN: 1G6DM57N23
The heat on both the drivers side and passengers side are set to 90 degree's the air coming out on the passengers side is approx 190 degree's and is approx 160 degree's on the drivers side. Both blend door sensors read .96 volts and respond properly when comma...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDM19W1V
Good afternoon,I have a 1997 astro van that was towed in as a no start diag.The truck stalled on the highway at mid cruise and would crank but would not start.Both the coil and the distributer cap were burned thru and truck had good fuel pressure,injector driv... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCHK29U61
Hello. This transmission has delayed 1st gear engagement, but reverse engagement is fine. At times the idle must be increased for engagement, but once engaged in gear, no slip is evident. When shifting to 2nd gear at times it flares before a delayed 2nd engage...
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2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT19W62
A little lost on this one. I have checked cam signal,crank signal(looks funny),fuel pressure, replaced fouled pluges,tried another coil/ignition modual. I sounds like it wants to start but timeing is off. Is it possible for the crank reluctor to slip? any help... Trouble codes: P0355
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13S54
This truck came in after some one else put in a fuel pump. Still will not start. Customer states it run fine the night before. When they came out in the morning no start. It will fire like it is going to start but doesn't. It has 55psi fuel press, no codes,spa...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHC23285
GM techs i have very intermittent one.p1244 #8 injector control circuit. I have fixed many on #2 & #7 I have moved & wiggled wiring harness but could not duplicate.Have you seen ficm fail very often & be intermittent any other recommendations would be great.th... Trouble codes: P1244
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L cooler line VIN: 2G1WT58K66
I replaced a ruptured PS low pressure hose on this car last week. Hose is from rack to cooler and it had ruptured in the section between steel line from rack + cooler inlet. Original hose looked good except for area where it got blown out. 1 week later cust re...
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2007 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1GAHG39U67
Happy new year to all. This is for transmission techs. I dropped the valve body for inspection and there went the check balls. Not good. HOW MANY BALLS ARE IN THIS UNIT- MT1 / 4l80e??? I counted 8 balls that dropped(eight). However, there are 9 circular dimple...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L cooling system VIN: 3B7HF13Y5V
cust. came in wanted price on heater core. had no heat. told him i didn't think it needed heater core. change therm. and had good heat. also flushed real good. left for two days vame back said he had no heat again. Checked it again, found radiator bottom half ...
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1997 Dodge B1500 3.9L Starting VIN: 2B7HB11X7V
As you can imagine this truck is driving me insane. Came in with no start. Fuel pressure was good, spark was a little weak, changed everything above. Now I get a random back fire while cranking. Did start in between but with a very very rough idle.I will post ...
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1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7FL22P1W
Tested vehicle per Mitchell repair procedure for code. No wires checked shorted but pcm drivers to idle air control circuit all tested less than 5 ohms of resistance which is below tolerance. Replaced computer with used and re-tested. Vehicle continues to idle... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle air control circuit short)
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23791
I am posting this in hopes that someone may have had this problem. This truck belongs to a customer of mine we service and inspect it but do not work on diesels at all. For the past year on numerous occassions this truck will begin to as he describes cut out o...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3B7KF26Z41
I need some help with this Dodge.Customer complained of running rough and close to stalling on occasion.Preliminary road test and truck ran fine.I have scanner hooked up to truck and with engine running in shop the only thing I can see on scaner is eratic timi...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3B7KC26ZX1
Customer came in from a transmission shop after they rebuilt the transmission and had a bad hesitation, test drove vehicle while scanning vehicle found that spark advance was going to 0 degrees when vehicle started bucking and surging. told customer possible c...
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2005 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP25B66
keeps setting code p2096 lean bank one sensor two. can not find any cause.fuel trims read normal. sensor switch runs ok. also check eng light will go out on its own but stores code. light goes on and off several times when driveing. any help would be appricate... Trouble codes: P2096 (lean bank one sensor two)
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L SKREEM module VIN: WDOPD744X6
to my daimler/chrysler techs - need help! van came in to body shop hit in driver rear. after towed in would not start & had start error message in instrument cluster display! I scanned w/both DRBIII & mercedes laptop - no communication w/SKREEM module. checked...
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1996 Ford Escort 1.9L temp gage VIN: 1FASP10JXT
This car has a gage problem where the temp goes from a normal reading to pegged cold every time I accelerate.Originally the customer diagnosed it himself and brought me a sending unit.I explained to him that he brought the sending unit for the computer,I bough...
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1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX17LXV
I have a 1997 Ford F150 5.4 that has a missfire but it doesn't always show up on the scanner, and if it does it changes cylinders rapidly. Had a #6 missfire code when truck came in also had a park nuetral switch code. After clearing codes cannot get codes to c...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L security VIN: 2FMZA5149X
After security set 1st time, local locksmith came and reprogramed my 2 keys ran fine sat on car lot for amonth or so, put in new battery, started driving again,2 days later it didn't start, tried 3 times and then all of a sudden light stopped flashing and it s...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L engine VIN: 1FDWF36S3X
vehicle towed in with no oil pressure. checked with manual guage and found none. removed oil filter and ran engine. no pressure to feed oil filter. suspect oil pump drive but is a big job. would like some info before i tear engine down. thanks for all your hel...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Turbo VIN: 1FDXE40F7X
Hi diesel people! This engine has wet oil leaking from the orange intake tubes coming from the turbo and pooling in the valley. The IPR and other sources are dry. The intake to the turbo has oil coating it and what seems like a lot of blow-by with the oil fill...
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2000 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L cruise/heater VIN: 1FTRX18L7Y
What we have here is an intermitent problem with the cruise that affects the blend door on the heater/ac. Intermitently, only when using the cruise, the cruise control will shut off and then right after that the heat mode will go to cold and the heater will no...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21S7Y
Hi people. I'm hoping for some help here. Pickup is farmer owned and complaint was very intermittent hard start but, truck would always start eventually. I put fuel guage on truck when problem was occuring and first reading was 10 psi at no start. Truck then s... Trouble codes: P0232
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L shift codes VIN: 1FDXW46Z9Y
Hi everyone, I have a 2000 f-450 that throws shift codes constantly ... followed by pcm commanding max epc. The truck was shifting ok and at the proper speeds but I noticed that the line pressure was lazy in drive... 55-60 at idle but required lots of throttle...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L interior lights VIN: 2FMZA51491
Thanks for your time. This Windstar has a problem that would appear to be the result of a failing FEM. Lack of clear guidance from either Alldata or Shopkey leads me to post this help request. The problem is that courtesy lights are staying on for a very long...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP34P71
This vehicle seems to blow the blower motor resistor every 2 months. Install a new resistor and everything works fine for another 2 months before the new resistor is out. Not sure where to go from here.
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2003 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L 4 wheel drive VIN: 1FTZR45E23
When driving in 4 wheel high. the symptom occurs only When turning left. The vehicle makes a loud sound described as a rubbing low pitch banging at the wheels and at times is powerful enough to feel like it is rocking the vehicle. This only happens when 4 whe...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14514
Vehicle came in barely running with P0022 code, tore down and found cam timing had jumped and broken guide. Replaced chains, guides, and tensioners, did oil change(and engine was clean inside been well maintained), put back together runs much better but still ... Trouble codes: P0022
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2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L PS Pump VIN: 1FAHP34N97
Vehicle came in for complaint of loud power steering growl. Reservoir was within range but foamy. Fluid would puke out of cap when engine was shut down. Removed reservoir from pump and inspected inlet bore in pump per TSB. Replaced o-rings and reinstalled rese...
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2006 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, running extrem rich VIN: IGKFK66U16
hello and thanks in advanced the customer broke down drove this truck in it wont idle on its own you have to hold your foot on the gas pedal , i check code listed above the customer stated this happen all of a sudden the fuel trim has a neg reading -19 and the... Trouble codes: P0101, P0300
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2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L Hybrid VIN: JHMCN36415
Pulled codes with SnapOn Solus. Codes found were P0AC4 (permanent) and 17669 (temporary). Alldata, iATN, and Identifix make mention of P0AC4 code, but give no other information. Solus shows code to be "Hybrid Powertrain Control Module fault- MIL illumination r...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L abs module VIN: KM8SC13DO2
Hello to all Hyundai techs. First of all this a 2.7 Liter 2WD (front wheels) Sante Fe not a 2.4 as listed. The Abs and Tsc light is on code is (according to snap-on scanner)is C1275 G Sensor. Here is where it gets tricky, Firstly according to the dealer the 2W...
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01N52
The car repeatedly flags p0151 and p0153 oxygen sensor poor peformance, the oxygen sensors had been replaced 3 times by the time the car arrived at my shop and the dealer has no idea what is wrong. There in no traceable wiring fault from o2s to pcm and The pcm... Trouble codes: P0151 (Oxygen Sensor poor performance), P0153 (Oxygen Sensor poor performance)
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Airbag light VIN: 1J4FF48SXY
Vehicle came into my shop with an airbag light on. There were no airbag trouble codes. After reading some IATN responses I came to the conclusion that the clock spring was bad. I replaced it and the light is still on. I had a Jeep tech come down with a DRB and...
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2000 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FA2SP4Y
This truck came in cutting out and smelling rich at idle. What ive experienced is at idle o2 sensor shows full rich and it will not sweep unless you pull large vacuum hose then I will see low o2 voltage for a second or two. When I come off of idle it will kind... Trouble codes: P0172
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2004 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L rocker arm VIN: 1J4GL48K24
Have noisy lifer(s)cold and hot. Noise seems to be worse hot. Have normal oil pressure. I replaced one lifter and rocker arm back in May 2009. Rocker arm was completely off.Camshaft is in good shape.
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2005 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13205
We got the vehicle from the 2nd Kia dealer the first said the repair wouldn't be covered. The 2nd couldn't under stand how the p/s belt problem could cause the t/belt to jump 4 teeth. The 2nd dealer put the timing marks on and started it up with a miss on #4 t... Trouble codes: P0304
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Failsafe VIN: SALME11453
We have run this vehicle on the Launch scanner and recorded the vehicle going into failsafe and after reviewing the data we never lost the OSS signal. We then monitored the input shaft and output shaft speed sensor with a dual trace scope and never lost or had...
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L Misfire VIN: JT8BH68X4X
The code keeps on coming back after the car has been idling for awhile. Also the Abs system has a code that says ECM System Malfunction, which is strange to me, because we replaced the Abs pump with a good used unit, and what would make it say ECM, and not Abs... Trouble codes: P1349
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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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2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Camshaft VIN: JM1BK12F65
Just completed a used engine swap and it won't start. The engine was supplied to us courtesy of the oil filter vender for one of our local quick lube places. Seems their filter was defective or miss numbered or something and it failed, locking up the engine. A...
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 2.8L No Start VIN: 1102612002
Hello, if anyone has any helpful info on this car I'd greatly appreciate it. This vehicle has not run in many years, and the owner would like to see if it ever will again. Currently the engine cranks but does not start. It appears to have no spark and no fuel....
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA32E1S
Our Infiniti dealership is preparing this trade in vehicle for wholesale safety inspection. The MIL is currently on and our MODIS doesn't have the MB-2A adapter to extract the DTC or DTC's. Is there any other way to extract the codes or will this vehicle have ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L poor acceleration VIN: WDBRF61J42
hay you guys!!! havent need any help in a while but tried to help others just like i need now. this car came in for dying condition on customer, my dumb but did not road test before pulling codes. found code for crank position sensor. Replaced C.P.S. and clear...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y81
You only need to read/respond if you are familiar with Nissan Publications and downloading reprogram files from the web to the Consult II. Otherwise you won't know what I'm talking about. There is a TSB to reprogram this P-Finder. I have everything needed EXC... Trouble codes: P0138 (02 signal high), ETC
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L no spark VIN: 5N1AR18WO5
Thanks in advance for any help.Vehicle came in for int no start, now won,t start at all with no spark. Scope tested ign sig from ecm (not present) replaced crank & cam(bank 2)sensors ton no avail. Does have 12v to coil & good ground .Don,t see to many nissans ...
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2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D16
This is the first time I have seen this code. It was at the dealer 3000 miles ago they installed a mass air flow sensor and front O2 sensor. Owner said light came back on not long after but was unsure how long and because the car was running ok did`nt return t... Trouble codes: P2A00 (Slow O2 sensor Bank1 sensor 1)
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3NL12FX2
Hi, hope someone can help me out! This car came in with a jammed ignition switch. Somebody broke in to the car and tried to break the ignition switch out! I managed to get the switch out and a new tumbler assembly installed. Now here's the problem. When I went... Trouble codes: B1379 (b2960-), B2960 (b3128-), B3128
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1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L heater VIN: 1G2HX53LON
Engine never gets above 180 degrees even in summer time. In winter months this car only puts out luke warm air. Replaced t-stat twice, ck'd circulation in rad., then even replaced heater core. heater hoses AND rad hoses only WARM TO TOUCH. Air flow through hea...
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1973 Porsche 914 2.0L engine
engine has excessive valve noise.remove heads,found very worn valve guides.when i checked lifters,i found what appears to be hydraulic lifters.i worked on lots of these engines back in the 80s.i dont remember them having hyd lifters.these lifters have a piston...
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1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L camtiming VIN: WPOAB2968L
hello porsche techs, we have a bad running 911 in the shop, found right bank skipped timing camshaft about 25 degrees off, checked compression left bank ok 150psi, right bank 30,60 and 90 psi. found piece of metal (nut?) in between right cam gear and chain,rem...
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1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBB02E3T
Hi everyone in Toyota world-we have have this old Corolla that won't go away. It has to pass the smog inspection and the same fault code keeps coming back p0125 (insufficient coolant temp for closed loop fuel control)Fault comes back within 15 min of clearing.... Trouble codes: P0125 (Insufficient coolant temp for closed loop fuel control)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVD23B2Y
I replaced the chain tensioner a few months ago. I TRIPLE checked the timing. I have 16 links between the two marks on the cam that are lined up perfectly with the arrows on the caps when the crank pulley is lined up with the notch on the timing cover and both... Trouble codes: P1522, P1340, P0300, P0304, P0306, P0305
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1984 BMW 528e 2.7L central door locks VIN: WBADK8308E
It was located in the right kick panel.But the actual problem wound up being the trunk latch had come apart,and also both lock switches for the front doors were bad thanks a lot guys.
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L no crank VIN: WBAGL63452
With new sealing sleeve [24 34 7 588 725] in hand I dug back into this one. It appears someone had replaced sealing sleeve in the past and did not get it pushed all the way into transmission. The locking slide was pushed up into position but not in the correct...
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1991 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2G4WO5463M
Thanks fpr all the advise. We did go with getting a used oil filter adapter. eliminated the one with the cooler lines. Sorry for so long to reply. The costomer was not in a hurry for this and I was not sure I wanted to do it this way but it worked out fine....
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L heater VIN: 1G6CD53B1N
Thanks for everyone that replied the vehicle is on the road and the temp has been hovering around 0deg F. so I believe it is fixed. It appeared to not be circulating thru the heater core so I backflushed the heater core. It still did not circulate so I filled ...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCDM19W8V
Turned out the vehicle had an intake gasket performed & when it was put back together the wiring to the coil got pulled from the connector i ended up replacing the coil & connector thanks for all the help everyone
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Engine Block VIN: 3GNFK16Z24
Good news! The engines were the same. I swapped out the intake and the exaust manifolds. Everything matched perfectly. I checked with GM and they said the pistons and main bearings were the same also. So I went for it. Thank you so much to all who responded.
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Air Bags VIN: 2G1WB58K06
All replies reiterated checking the connections to the air bag and not "trusting" the body tech that told me he had checked them twice. Thanks to Bob, Bill and Ross for nailing this. I got some great advice on the clockspring and how it usually burns up when ...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Gauge Cluster VIN: 1C4GP64LXY
Well I had a bit of trouble getting the owner of the van to return my phone calls but she finally did. In the mean time it was pushed aside but I got back to it yesterday and a few of you hit the nail on the head. After unplugging the cluster the vehicle start...
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1996 Dodge B1500 5.2L Stall VIN: 1BH7HC3Y3T
We checked the battery cables, as we checked them the cable going to the fuse box just fell off. The cable had broken due to corrosion. We repaired the cables and replaced a weak battery: Problem solved. Thanks for the help Mike [...]
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13Z8W
William from Florida nailed it. I checked the ground for the o2 heaters on the first day they looked good and tight but about a foot into the harness someone did a very bad repair and there was a butt connector that had two strans of wire holding it together s... Trouble codes: P0135 (b1s1 o2 heater), P0141 (b1s2 o2 heater).
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1B3ES46C3Y
My Bad The problem turned out to be the alternator. when I removed the belt the first time I didn't see this vehicle had two belts, so I missed the alternator. Timing belt would have made the same noise. Thanks to all who responded. You folks are great
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L ign?? VIN: 207J605206
i apologize for the bad post.the owner here had me post it,i do appreciate not fussing at me to much.onder global there was no codes i did check that.thank you again
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L cranking backfire
ok guys this one is fixed.After considering all the replies I received I and rechecking everything I decided that I wasnt getting any great direction on where to go with this one so I broke down and took it to a very confident propane installer facillity.He na...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Pedal VIN: 1FTNX21L7X
I talked with the customer for more detail, his concern is that intermittently the pedal sticks to the floor and you can't get it into gear. I drove it everywhere I had to go the past 2 days and the only thing I found was that the pedal would occasionally stic...
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L engine VIN: 1FTYR14V2Y
it turned out to be bad planetary gears in the starter. i pulled the starter out and bench tested it and the noise was very apparent. we replaced the starter and the noise is gone. thanks to everyone that helped.
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2006 Ford E-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14596
I ended up switching plugs between 5&6 and the missfire move to # 6 cylinder I ended replacing all 8 plugs only braking one good thing I bought the special tool for extracting broken plugs. Lisle was on back order so I ended getting the same tool from from A.T... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire 5 Cylinder), P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire).
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2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L message center VIN: 1FMEU64816
Thanks all recieved five replies, one said get an owners manual, three said use the trip rest button. But Michael [...] not only said use the reset button but explained the procedure. Thank You all who replied knew it was an easy one John
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6655X
I REPLACED THE FAILED A/F RATIO SENSOR. I STILL HAVEN'T HAD ANY RESPONDS TO MY QUESTION AND CAN'T FIND ANY CORRECT DATA. WIRING AND WHAT VOLTAGES I SHOULD HAVE SEEN. THE AIR/FUEL RATIO SENSOR READS DIFFERENT THAN A NORMAL O2 SENSOR. THE REPLACEMENT FIXED THE L... Trouble codes: P1164.
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D81
It was simple, and I feel kind of stupid for not even checking after I cleared the codes the first time. Of course, it was the oil. The car left before I posted and came back after I posted and at that time I checked the oil and it was over 4 qts. low. I added... Trouble codes: P1383 (Bank 1 VVT overretarded), P1388 (Bank 2 VVT overretarded).
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L abs/ dsc VIN: SAJEA51C32
I can't thank you guys enough, We don't see alot of jags in our shop but this one belongs to a good friend.Damon [...],You guys know your jags! it turned out to be the interrupter rings on the rear axles, on first inspection they appeared to be go...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L temp gauge VIN: SAJEA51D73
I do not have any good news as to the repair of this problem. In the 2 visits that I had the opportunity to look at this car, the problem did no present itself. During testing the cooling fans have always come on when commanded, and the t/stat is doing it's ...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Transmission VIN: JTJHF10U21
Thanks to everyone. After checking everything from all the replies and had no luck we went over our work one more time. We found a ground wire coming out of a harness between the engine and the fire wall. Attached it and now the transmission works fine. Th...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L cabin air temp VIN: 1LNHM87A21
after checking all of the possible causes of the heat concern the customer came & took the vehicle to trade it in. i deducted from all the help from all the tech it was the heat control valve. thanks for all the help.
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM3LW28G6Y
i wish to thank all of the replies to the mazda problem,we went ahead and tore the heads back down and found two bent exhaust valves on the back head.it seems that we bent them on installation,or so says the machineshop.on these engines if the heads are not se... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire).
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Electronic VIN: W0BBA45A6E
Well it seems to be fixed-as many suggested the hose from the in car temp sensor was not connected any longer-actually it had fell apart so we fabricated a hose and cleaned the sensor-seems to working at this time-Thanks to all who helped-Deke
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L ASR/Abs system VIN: WDBFA76E4S
Well I need to close this help request and I want to say thanks for the responces. Throttle bodys are being removed for reconditioning due to faulty wiring harness.
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Surge VIN: 3N1AB51D32
Mostly everyone hit it on the head. Did the relearn and had no luck. Took it to the dealer and they had no luck either until they reflashed the system. Everyone was on the right track but for some reason it had to be taken a step farther. Thanks al Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF Sensor Circuit Low Output), P0113 (Intake Air Temp Sensor Circuit High Input).
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L 1-2-3 r shift VIN: 1N4BL11D35
thanks guys i will change trasm. complete and this is gone a be the solution ,thanks all of you.
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2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3N1CB51D46
THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR CURED THE PROBLEM. MOST OF THE REPLIES I GOT TOLD ME TO CHECK THE MAF AND THATS WHAT THE PROBLEM WAS. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP Trouble codes: P2A00 (description unavailable).
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L wind deflector VIN: YS3ED58E7X
You have to drop the headliner and the front of the sunroof assembly in order to replace the deflector. The customer declined the repair after I quoted the cost of the job. Thanks for the help!
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L ac compressor VIN: YS3FD45Y94
thank you guys for the replys. truth of the matteer is that in this case without a tech II is hard to do diagnostics in this vehicle. We replaced the ac pressure switch (4 wire) on the hi side line together with new filter and evac-recharge. thanks again...
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1995 Subaru Impreza 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JF1GF2350S
Thanks to all for your help.I followed up on several recommandations.Injectors,coil,ect sensor are good.James had made a commenat about the cam and crank codes if they were currant or not.It made look in that area.They were o.e.sensors.but the codes were curre... Trouble codes: 13 (crank sensor), 11 (cam sensor).
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1993 Toyota Pickup 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13GXP
Thanks for all the replies. I am now convinced that fuel pressure is a key to solving this dilemma. I am currently going back through the supply system and will post any additional information as is comes to me. The vehicle is using the 3.0 pump with a retu... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L cylinder head VIN: JT3HP10V8X
I am so sorry for wasting everyones time . The fact that it was not an interference motor was something I should have looked into before I ASKED FOR HELP .Iput the belt and water pump on and everything went smoothly .I promise I will not be so careless next ti...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBT44A11
Well this one is fixed! My tech went ahead & welded in new bungs for the rear sensors & installed the toyota sensors & viola, the sensors now read perfectly, nice & rich @ 2500 rpm with very little voltage fluctuation, whereas the fronts are goin like crazy, j...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, MIL will not light VIN: 3VWRA81H6S
Thanks for all the responces customer wants to buy his own parts off of Ebay. So I'll close this for now because it may be a while before he gets the parts needed.
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWRF81H6V
thanks for the responses--ckd all of the issues which could potentially lead to the driveability issue 1. intake manifold was clean--no significant buildup of carbon in the system 2. egr duty cycle was maxed out--per ross-tech--moving the parameters the othe...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L inst cluster VIN: 3UWRB81H5V
thanks to all whom replyed the problem was at ground buss bar under dash under steering colum support all connectors were loose resecured and dash work ok thanks again
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2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1L561J2Y
Thanks to Gary, Mathew and Larry. Yesterday the vehicle would not run for more than a few seconds. I jumped the relay, 103 marking, and it ran fine. I will get a relay from Volvo today. Thanks for all of the replies. Thanks again, George
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