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1993 Audi S4 2.2L blower VIN: WAUHP84A1P
Blower was working intermitantly. Now inoporitive. Air flaps still respond. Information is limited. Where can we find a connector to test current to blower? Alldata calls for 2.8hrs., looks like 6 to us. Says to pull plenemn, unless someone knows a short cut. ...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WBDAUG1C76
Hello guys- Here's whats happening. The car came in for low oil pressure light on and making alot of clattering noises. We tested oil psi and it was indeed low -like many you may know already this engine can be common for this problem. We removed the pan and t...
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64B53
Car came in with an oil leak and the check engine light on. Found valve covers leaking..we replaced both valve cover gaskets... Code was 17862. we checked exaust gas temp sensors and found no shorts, but they are terrible to remove so we only removed the conne... Trouble codes: 17862 (exhaust gas temp sensor short), 17866 (exhaust gas temp sensor short)
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64B53
Car came in with an oil leak and the check engine light on. Found valve covers leaking..we replaced both valve cover gaskets... Code was 17862. we checked exaust gas temp sensors and found no shorts, but they are terrible to remove so we only removed the conne... Trouble codes: 17862 (exhaust gas temp sensor short), 17866 (exhaust gas temp sensor short)
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L tail lights VIN: WAULC68E65
the tail lights (just the tail lights) seem to come on all by them selves at nightin cust. driveway.have checked front control module and have proper power and grounds. headlight switch seems okay. need some help. thanks in advance
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1991 BMW 535i 3.5L Transmission VIN: WBAHD2313M
This Car was towed in, It has reverse but no forward gears. My Modis only goes back to 92 so I am unable to scan the trans data. The DIC Flashes Trans Program when the car is running. I am unsure if this is a mechanical failure or electrical failure that is wh...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Engine Oil in Coolant VIN: WBDAM6344Y
Hi Group: Looking for an opinion on this mess. Car was towed in. No Engine oil showing on dipstick. What is left in the radiator and overflow is a brownish sludge, that has a rather heavy viscosity, pretty close to mud. Does not resemble coolant at all. Custom...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L abs VIN: WBADM6340Y
BMW techs I need help. ABS light on during operation. 2001 528i. Live data shows no wheel speed from front passenger wheel. Installed new speed sensor. Same fault. All connectors check OK. Possible module? Please assist. Thanks
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Radiator Fan VIN: WBAGH83431
Well I'm limited on the information I can give, as the car is not in my shop at this time. The customer has complaned that she has had to replace the battery 3 times in the last three years because it will intermittently loose its charge. She had a friend of h...
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2002 BMW M3 3.2L all I-bus components VIN: WBSBR93482
Typical I-bus failure, customer came in with complaints of signals not displaying on dash, wipers sometimes don't work, convertible top light flashes (doesn't work), sometimes door locks inop with remote, seat belt/srs lights on. Confirmed that no functions of...
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L cruise VIN: WBAEU33483
Hey guys! I've got a BMW with no cruise. Cruise main switch does not even light up the indicator. Pulled a PO500 speed sensor code out of it. From what I can tell the speed sensor goes directly to the cluster and then to the cruise module. The speedo works fin...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAEV33434
hello all, i have a good one here. as stated above, received vehical from another shop, problem started after pressure washing engine to clean oil leaks. other shop replaced all coils and spark plugs with oem. when starting cold the engine runs great for about... Trouble codes: P0011
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2005 BMW 320i 2.2L gauge VIN: WBAEV13415
this car came in with a temp gauge problem dealer said that it was most likely sending unit. we replaced the sender and the gauge still pins when you are drivingand if you stop for a min and turn off car and then start it back up the gauge is fine. you drive f...
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1992 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G4HR53L2N
3 times in the last 2 months vehicle has been towed in for a crank no start. Every time vehicle has had water in the fuel. 1st time towed in, the injectors were not firing properly because they were getting sticky. Noticed alittle water in the fuel but not en...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
Hi fellow techs. I have this 98 Park Ave 3.8l. I had it in for a head gasket issue. We did the work and went to start it up we had no crank and security light was on. I scanned it and recovered a P1626 code. I know this code shuts off the starter and fuel inje... Trouble codes: P1626 (anti-theft fuel enable circuit)
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2003 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Power Steering Rack VIN: 2G4WB52K73
Hey, replaced the rack on this car initially due to customer request. There was some seepage from the bottom of the pinion gear area. The first rack we replaced it with (I think a company called a-1) didn't make it a single day. Came back next day, no fluid, ...
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2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5L Stall, Hard Start VIN: 3G5DA03L36
I have this rendezvous giving headaches, the customer states he has a crank no start a couple times before it starts sometimes, i checked fuel pressure and found it bleeding down to zero. due to being a returnless system the fuel pressure regulator is part of ...
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1992 Cadillac Seville 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G6KS53B6N
Customer brought car in running very rough and BLOWING blue/white smoke out of exhaust. Customer said that it only does it intermediatly. I saw that the modulator valve was really wet with fluid around the vacuum line. I replaced it and it ran fine for 20 mile...
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2003 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L replace pads lamp on VIN: 1G6KS54Y23
We replaced the ABS module with a used unit do to codes: -C1214 Sys selo circuit relay -C1248 EBCM turned brake lamp on Both codes are now gone with my new module. I now I have "Replace brake pads soon " lamp on. I'm aware of needing to have the module program...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W5S
Hi everyone first timer be gentle. vehicle came in with a clogged cat replaced ran ok did plugs and motorvac'd inj's. I test drove 3 miles and it ran fine. Customer said it wouldn't run. I had it towed back and it started and ran fine wiggled wires at 2 wire i...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19M4V
This vehicle came in not running. The guy parked it because it ran bad. It's been sitting a couple of years, the plate expired in '08. Started with fuel pump & filter. Gas was varnished and emptied it out. I put in 6 gallons of Chevron 87 grade. Truck started ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected)
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L temperature VIN: 1GNEK13Z84
first check out revealed low coolant and dripping from lower hose from recent water pump replacement. fixed leak and filled it up, test drove, still overheats (runs about 235 degrees). found a few articles on identifix about using the coolant tube at throttle ...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD 6.0L ignition switch VIN: 1GCGK13V25
We got this chevy in a month ago. Customer said he was starting the truck with a screwdriver, jumping the solenoid. We tested the ignition switch, and it was bad. The starter wire wasn't hot in crank. Replaced the switch and the truck seemed to start fine. The...
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2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNFK16398
the vehicle runs fins. no skip or hesitation. i am trying to perform a BG induction and fuel inj service in order to continue. However, I cannot stop the fuel pump. WEIRD. I pulled the fuel pump relay and fuse #20 from the under hood fuse box and the vehicle k... Trouble codes: P1175 (fuel trim bank 2)
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Heater
Have basically no heat. Heater hoses same temp. If I restrict one of the hoses partially , get better heat, but still not great. No air pockets. Possible heater core,even with heater hoses pretty hot?
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1992 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JB3XD64B7N
Vehicle runs great cold/ Warm eng stall, loses fire/ Replaced crank angle sensor and iginiter with known good part, cond still exist
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GT54L7V
hello, this vehicle came in to the shop last night. it will start and stall allways. fuel psi is constantly at 35 psi. the cluster is inop so i don't know the milage, i can comunicate with the pcm but not the body computer, there is a light on the dash that sa... Trouble codes: P1695 (no body ccd message), P1698 (no trans ccd message), P0700 (transmission fault present)
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L abs VIN: 1B4HS28Y8W
HELLO AND THANKS . This truck came in with the front brakes locking up with a very light pedal , like as soon as brake light switch is trigered. This only happens after sitting awhile and only the first time or two the brakes are applied and only going forward...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L power steering VIN: 2B8GT54L91
Hello Group, Thanks in advance for the help. This van came in with the cooler for the power steering system ripped off due to hitting a large rock!? No other signs of damage were noted, so cooler was replaced along with new transmission grade cooler lines. On...
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2001 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Monitors won't run VIN: 2B8GP44391
The vehicle won't run all of it's OBD2 monitors. It has run the Misfire, Heated O2, & Fuel System monitors. It has been over 900 miles since a code was erased and still hasn't run the Catalyst, O2 sensor, EGR or Evap monitors. I noticed the fuel sender in the ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HC13Y91
help again, thats the way i started the post in october.This truck is back,no start.Turns over good,180 rpm,has injector pulse on all injectors,good spark onall plugs firing at tdc on #1,cam and crank signals look good with sync,45lbs fuel pressure,verified di...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L overheating VIN: 3D3KU28D23
Hello all, this truck is a mess, it was in a wreck and the owner claims EVERYTHING was caused by that and the amazing thing is that he got the insurance company to buy it. Well it was overheating and had no heat out of the vents, we took the blower box out and...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L trasfer case electronics VIN: 1FTZX18W7W
This truck was a tow-in from an auction purchase. It originally had 12 GEM related codes plus 2 engine codes. GEM module has been replaced,trasfer case motor has been replaced and mode switch has been replaced. truck has a manual cable on the front diff (ya, I...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Fuel Sytem Lean VIN: 1FAFP53SXX
Ok everyone this one's a killer. This car was brought by a lady who had it at another shop who could not solve this problem. Check engine light is on with bank one and two lean codes. Long term fuel trims at idle hang around 20 to 25. The second you raise the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel System Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Fuel System Lean Bank 2)
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L drivers window VIN: 2FMZA51451
O.K. its back did the checks all the way back to the FEM. You could hear the FEM click as you operated the driver window switch. Probed the (connector at the FEM) and had no power out to the drivers window motor harness. Pulled codes and retrieved B1244,B1404,...
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2002 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 5.4L Engine VIN: 1F43U15L52
ECM is getting CMP and CKP signal from sensors but no pulsation to injector neither to ignition coils. The antitheft system is not activated. Questions 1.- Does ECM cut injector pulses when cranckshaft position sensor and camshaft position sensor are not in ti...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L master cylinder VIN: 1FDWE35F23
the truck im working on is a laundry service/delivery truck,it came in and the master cylinder was leaking and had a complaint of the rear brakes not working,so we replaced the mastr cylinder with a new one. after completeing the repair the vehilce seemed ok u...
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2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNS24W16
hello guys! i had this vehicle towed in with many repairs done by another repair facility but they ran into a dead-end after putting soo many parts and not making the vehicle run amy better. so i hook up my scanner and the first thing i see is code p061b but i... Trouble codes: P061B (internal control module torque calculation performance), P1000 (obdii system check incomplete)
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Lighting VIN: 1FAFP74V56
This Crown Vic has auto head lights. the daytime lights are not working. I discovered via the dealer that this is an American market car. Should it have DRL? The headlights all work - low beam and high beam. Someone has wired in key power to the low beam cirui...
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Belt VIN: 1FTPX14V27
Hey techs got a tough one here. Customer complained about noise and smoking in his engine area. Found A/C clutch rubber part loose and compressor ok. Causing the first noise. Installed A/C clutch. He drove it and said in the cold mourning it would squeal then ...
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1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCA5628J
Ive got this honda that is kicking my butt it came in with poor idle checked pcv valve sure enough it was missing center replaced and road tested ran great went to restart and it wouldnt idle I could smell it was running rich had to hold it to the floor to sta...
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2005 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on, ALL SYSTEM LIGHTS ON VIN: 5FNRL38855
i have a honda that has the following lights on: check engine light, check tpms, check air bag system, check abs. the vehicle runs but the trans is in limp (it won't shift, seems to be in 3rd gear). the driver side power sliding door is inop. the passenger sid...
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1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Stall VIN: JACDH58V8N
We have a 92 trooper this vehicle runs normal for about 10 minutes of driving then at cruise the check engine light comes on after that the vehicle will die at stop signs. I can keep it running if I feather the throttle and keep the rpm up I have gone through ... Trouble codes: 42 (EST electronic spark timing)
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Alloy wheels VIN: 1J4GW68N6X
In the north east we have a tremendous amount of customers with flat tires or slow leaks being caused by rim corrosion- aluminum oxide formation between the bead of the tire and the rim. Cleaning to bright aluminum with emery cloth, surface conditioning discs,...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GW68N6X
hello techs,this jeep makes lifter noise heard from flywheel area sounds almost like lifters but not heard from the top of the motor but loud around flywheel area. noise gets little louder in gear. this car had overheating problem before and we did head gasket...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K52
Jeep came in with a check engine and running rough. Pulled codes , p0201 ands p0202.Injector fires improperly cylinder 1 and 2. jeep would not idle and the only way to keep it running is to work the gas pedal. So i started checking the basics. checked fuel pre... Trouble codes: P0201 (1 injector improperly fires), P0202 (2 injector improperly fires)
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Steering VIN: 1J8GW58N52
this jeep has the power steering driven cooling fan. outside temp in the low 20s came in with power steering noise, found low on fluid. added ps fluid, fluid would bubble out of the reservoir till it was empty. r+r pump. making lots of power steering noise. ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Steering VIN: 1J8GW58N52
2nd time posting, i thought i posted it twice so i closed it, oops this jeep has the power steering driven cooling fan. outside temp in the low 20s came in with power steering noise, found low on fluid. added ps fluid, fluid would bubble out of the reservoi...
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2007 Kia Rio 1.6L heat output VIN: KNADE163X7
After recent service car now has little heat at idle however heat is good when engine revs are picked up. Cooling system has been purged of all air and rad and heater core have been flushed. A thermostat was changed. There is coolant flow at the heater hoses w...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Steering VIN: SALMB11413
owner came in wanted to replace upper steering column , said a bushing or bearing went bad , steering wheel had up and down play in it. he had a used part that he bought on line. we installed it, when we reconnected the battery and started it up , we had abs t...
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAA25435
hello land rover fans, This lr3 came in with a mass air flow code originaly 3 months ago. fuel trims were slightly ellivated but ran good and no power issues. customer declined doing maf anyway getting good gas millage. Car back bad gas millage. Only code stil... Trouble codes: P0171, P0101
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1994 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L door lock keypad VIN: 1LNLM81W2R
We just purchased this Lincoln. This vehicle has the door lock keypad on the drivers door. We, nor the customer knows the code. I searched through the owners manual hoping somebody wrote it down - but nothing. I tried looking (for a short period of time) aroun...
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1998 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L broken rod VIN: 1LNFM81W3W
It was towed in this time cranked but has snapped #8 rod--there is no moisture in the engine and no fuel smell it is just like the rod snapped in two--motor is very clean inside any input to possible cause??I can see the piston looks good and cylinder walls ar...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM3LW28G0Y
This van will fall flat on it face almost every time you try to accelerate.we replaced a fuel pump last week for low pressure.ran good for 50 km after new pump installed.only had 40 psi and specs are 55-61.New pump was in specs and still is.we even tried anout...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JM1TA222X1
We took this car in for a miss at idle and under a load. We noticed that it had not had a timing belt replaced so along with tune up we did timing belt and water pump. Still had miss. replaced cyl. 1 coil and fixed miss at idle still missed under a load. Cal...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No shift VIN: 1YVFP84D44
Car came in, in limp mode. scan found PO763 as well as several engine codes, no comunication with TCM or ABS. Cleared every thing and came back with the PO763 hard. ran through diad chart and external every thing ohmed good. I cant see pulling this apart and t...
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2010 Mazda 3 i 2.0L alignment specs VIN: JM1BL1SFSA
Does anyone have the alignment specs for a 2010 mazda3 sedan? Does anyone know if they are same as 2009? My system only goes to 2009 and I've got a pothole issue that needs some attention.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L valvetrain VIN: WDBNG70J91
This benz has noise on the drivers side, a real sludge mess, I took rocker assembly off and apart and cleaned all the oil holes and shafts. I was wondering if anybody knows where the oil pressure is getting feed from as I do not see an orifice nor feed holes. ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF65J64
thank for your help. put in new canister shut off valve last week. car came back with p2025-0 code did some digging around and found i have something going on with the ground side i have 3.6 volt on one wire and 12.0 volt on the outher wire with the key on. th... Trouble codes: P2025
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA21D5S
This car came to us complaining of a hard starting when warm, It starts like it is flooded or very rich. Otherwise it runs well once you get it started. This all only happens if you get the car HOT and then shut it off and wait approx 10 min. If you try to st... Trouble codes: P0150, P1335, P0130
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1990 BMW 750iL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGC8310L
Closing this request per iatn guidelines.The Bmw is still not fixed.at this time we are looking for a used EGS.Have comm. with all modules but EGS, Powers and grounds ok.Five replys range from batt,charging sys.,cats,melted wiring at trans, and alt. cable grou... Trouble codes: 54.
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L cluster VIN: WBAAV33411
I can't yet call this closed. NJ Brian's suggestion of a light control module came in while I was installing one. We had everything working very well and had programed. I let the car go. I'm almost sure this car will come back, A symptom came back a few days l...
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1997 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G4WB52K0V
WOW! First I would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming response. 42 replies! Way to many names to mention, and lots of great responses. I think there are many very helpful tip's hints and checks that could help someone else in them. Thank you sooo muc...
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1994 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L lack of power VIN: 1GCHC33XR3
we at Martins thank everyone for all the info.LEROY, you nailed it.I had already blown from lift pump to tank before reading your post, and truck ran great.going to pull tank and clean and install new strainer,cust says lift pump later, explained hazards. But ...
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L balancer VIN: 2G1WW12M1V
thank you for all of your replies it must of been a combination of the belt and the dorman balancer. the longer we went the less it would arc. the only thing we can surmise is that the paint that they use on the balancer has something in it that reacted to the...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19WXW
almost everyone said to change out ignition parts. All parts had been changed at least once with oe, ac delco, parts with same results. I can trigger the coil out of the car with an hei test plug and have no problems. This is still a mistery to me but you hav...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GBGC24R5X
Thanks to all who have replied to me.We replaced the cap and rotor and so far all is well. Again thanks to every one who replied to me.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L reverse VIN: 1GCHK29162
Thanks to everyone that replied. This one is fixed. Nobody that responded got this one. I found that the TCC PWM solenoid (solenoid F part # 8683187) would fail open when hot causing no TCC and a code P0743 & p0700. The TCM will also inhibit reverse for that k...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L transmission VIN: 2C8GF68495
OK guys I was wrong I thought it just couldn't be the wheel bearing, just didn't sound like the typical bearing noise. Then the remark from the dealer about the ptu and I thought I'd better ask first. So thanks alot for geting me back on track put a wheel bear...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Cam timing VIN: 1B4HS28N81
After pulling front cover and valve covers we found the right side cam timing had changed. The pistons then hit the valves and pushed the cam enough to break the cam bearing caps and ruin the head. We are probably going to replace the entire engine with a rema...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3D7KA28C84
Man have I been getting some good ones here lately. Surprised though not to get too many replies on this one. Must not be too common yet. First I did find the high side wire to injector #3 shorted to ground. Sure that was going to fix the problem but it di... Trouble codes: P2146 (Bank 1 shorted high or low).
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2009 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L abs VIN: 1B3HB48A29
FOUND WHEEL BEARING HAD BEEN INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.SEAL IS SUPPOSE TO GO TOWARD THE AXLE AND THE COPPER RING ON THE BEARING IS SUPPOSE TO GO TOWARDS THE HUB.THANKS FOR THE HELP.
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1997 Eagle Talon 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3AK44Y9W
WELL THANK YOU GUYS ; CHECKED FOR END PLAY AND WASN'T WORTH MEASURING , PULLED CRANK SENSOR AND MEASURE AGAINST A NEW ONE AND FOUND OLD ONE SHORTED INTERNALLY . NOW I CAN KICK IT OUT OF SHOP WITH BIG STEEL TOED BOOT ! Trouble codes: P0340.
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L headlights VIN: 1FMPU18L8W
I put this vehicle back together for the weekend. told customer to monitor and up date me. i spoke to him on the following tues and today and he has not had a problem since. may be the relays did it but i am not to confident. i think the gremlin just went to...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall, idle dips down VIN: 4F2YU06171
Thank you for your responses. I previoulsy did do a smoke test and there were no vacuum leaks. I don't know why it didn't show up with the smoke test, but we went around the engine with carb clean and found a vacuum leak at the EGR mounting area. Removed the E...
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2006 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14546
Good morning, Got some excellent help as always on this Ford truck. The main problem is that I was unable to determine which cylinder was misfiring due to the customer replacing the battery and resetting the ECM. What I needed to do is drive the truck and do t...
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Starting VIN: 1ZVFT82H26
Thats for all the info. We checked all that was stated in replies. As you all know how intermit electrical goes,unable to duplicate makes it hard to trace down. Explained the possiblities to customer and customer elected to take vehicle and try. Have not heard...
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1996 GMC G3500 Vandura 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GTGG35K6T
Still have not resolved this issue. The EGR has been tested and it works properly and doesn't leak. Vehicle drives exactly the same with EGR connected or dis-connected. Vehicle has new computer, PROM, complete distributor, plugs, wires, O2 sensor, MAP senso... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC Knock Control).
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23163
Sorry it took so long to close this post, some of the parts we needed had to come directly from Isuzu and the customer needed some time to come up with the money to pay for it also. We removed the front cover and had to use a puller to remove the oil pump dri... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP sensor circuit out of range), P0380 (Glow Plug heater circuit problem), P0374 (Timing reference signal A no pulses), P0530 (Refrigerant pressure sensor circuit), P0622 (Generator field F control circuit problem), P0700 (Transmission control system fault).
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1L ABS Module VIN: 1GDJK34G14
After many helpful emails & replies, I have concluded the EBCM is in fact bad. One tip surly helped prevent future problems- I removed the under-hood fuse center cover & tilted it up only to reveal a nest built with the insulation from the firewall. Found se...
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L door locks VIN: JHLRD1840V
I wanted to thank everyone that responded to my help request.Reading and taking the time to email me back. There is a bulk connector on the left front door (hinge area) that can be unpluged.I removed the rubber that shields the wireing to find a broken wire (...
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1999 Infiniti I30 T 3.0L Unknown VIN: JNKCA21A4X
I have replaced all three sensors, and the system now is operating properly, with good temperature control over the range of adjustment. The old sensors tested much closer to value when the outside temp went up to 70. At an outside temp of 45-50 they were arou...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ78S1T
Thanks for all of the replies. Most suggested a crank position sensor. We tried a new one even though the signal looked good on my fluke scope. Turns out the MAP sensor was bad. Showed good readings on the scanner and I even compared it to the readings on my o...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GL58K52
Hello all, It is fixed, I pulled off both valve covers and inspected the valve train and just as almost all of you had stated the problem was that the #4 cylinder exhaust rocker arm had fallen off. I inspected all the cylinders for broken valve springs an... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl 4 misfire).
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Minimum engine VIN: KNEJA5555Y
I think I solved the problem by a complete washing of injection pump and injectors with a cleaning product. I turned the engine by aspirating the pure liquid (500ml) from a tank directly from the injection pump.
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC733X4
Thanks all for the help . Replaced the TPS as you all suggested, Took the car out on a long test drive to complete all the drive cycles, parked car and let soak, next day took her out on another test drive, all seems well, ship car out and told owner to info... Trouble codes: P1121 (TPS signal circuit .).
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L #3 cylinder VIN: SALTY12422
thank you to all that responded. the engine block/liner was condemed and the engine replaced. problem solved!
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM2UF1139L
Just wanted to say thanks for the 8 gentleman that gave their input, especially Alan [...]. he warned me before I went back into the carb to verify that the dist/igniter was functioning and I scoped it and found good signal. One of my guys had checked all of...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBEA28E1P
thanks to all who replied, i did explore all the replies but the fix to this one was not in the main wire harness it was on a seperate harness on the left side of the car next to the fuse box. it is a three wire harness that is feeding the ignition to the s...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L speedometer VIN: 4S3BK4352X
Have not been able to continue the repair because the dealer told me the printed circuit board is not available at this point,but may be available in May. This is the next step I wanted to do because as I said before,the symptoms changed from intermittent spee...
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L cat monitor wont run VIN: 4T1BF12B1T
Car has left the shop. After spending many hours driving the car trying to set the monitor and evaluating vehicle data to the best of my ability, I decided to send it to the dealer. I was not able to access the mode 6 data to see why the monitor wouldn't run...
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1998 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L No Start VIN: JT3HN86R8W
When I had origionaly started this engine, there was a noise in it that I attributed to not being run in a long time. The noise turned out to be something that knocked a tooth off the crankshaft sensor reluctor wheel. That is when it died & would not stay runn... Trouble codes: P1300 (ignition control).
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2003 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JTDBF32K13
Eventually gave up & sent the vehicle to the local toyota dealer. The techs there cannot repair the vehicle either. Ordered a matched used immobilizer ecu & pcm from a wrecked camry. Hopefully the vehicle will start & run. Trouble codes: B2799 (Engine immobilizer system malfunction).
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on, START THEN STALL VIN: 3VWCF21CXY
Samir from iowa was correct. the shutter valve was stuck in the closed possition. corrected sticking valve and vehicle starts and runs with no problems. Thanks to every one. Trouble codes: P1151 (MAP sensor circuit open or shorted to ground), P1161 (MAP sensor circuit open or shorted to power).
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2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L low heat VIN: WVWDH63B41
finally,i had costumer back change heater core,fixed problem.thankyou all that replied.
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2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L alternator VIN: YV1CZ85255
thanks to all who responded. the fix for this car was a new ecm. installed new ecm, reloaded the software from vida and the light went out, code went away and the alternator quick test run by the cem showed that the alternator was responsive to commands. thank...
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