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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVW8222234
car came with blown out timming belt idler pulley all bearing somewhere on highway but still running (noisey) no mil. replaced belt,idler,tensioner,damper(used cam holder tool). after job and 5 min road test mil comes on code P1522 intake camshaft control bank... Trouble codes: P1522
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM3349Y
This vehicle has had a reoccurring check engine light with fuel trim faults stored. The engine has been smoke tested multiple times with no intake leaks found. The BMW dealership replaced the oil separator under the intake manifold along with all the attached,... Trouble codes: 227 (fuel trim bank 1 permissible range exceeded), 228 (fuel trim bank 2 permissible range exceeded)
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: XXXLP54050
This car came in with MIL on. Found many codes in many modules as the car had not been serviced in a long time, and the battery was weak. 2 codes in DME, BF Insuffcient heat output oxygen sensor behind Cat bank 2. The other code was for an evap leak. Ran t... Trouble codes: P0161 (Insufficient heat output oxygen sensor bank2 behind cat)
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride control VIN: 5UXFB53504
Hi techs, Vehicle orginally came in with the front end dropped to the ground, with a message on the dash say air suspension inoperative. Lift the car on the hoist and found right front air strut blown. replaced the strut and drop the car back to ground. Used t...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Bogging VIN: 1G4HP52L9R
All right this Buick has a bog on accel only when warm and the longer you drive it the worse it gets. It occurs when you attempt to accelerate with more then 65% throttle and if you accelerate slowly you can go as fast as you like. We checked fuel pressure and... Trouble codes: P1565 (Cruise servo)
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2001 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Extended Crank VIN: 1G4CW54K61
Hey We have a Buick 3800 "K" motor with and intermittent extended crank. Customer also complained that the Tach was jumping and car jerked once at the same time. First time in he had a couple of cracked coils and one arcing. All were corroded at the towers. W... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank Position sensor Per formance), P0327, P0332 (Knock sensor 2)
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54YX3
Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this "No Joy" condition on any of these Northstar Engines. I have already replaced both Upper & Lower CKP Sensors with brand new GM Parts, still setting DTC P0385 CKP Circuit B. Engine also has intermittent slight ... Trouble codes: P0385 (Upper CKP Sensor B Circuit)
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1999 Chevrolet C2500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GCGC24F1X
Good ol 6.5 no start. Let me start with the code.Has passlock code but fuel pump is active while cranking and present owner has never had a resistor key. I believe passlock has been bypassed. Customer complaint. Sometimes wouldn't start then this week will nev... Trouble codes: P1631 (testing and results)
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L No Start VIN: 3GNEK18R1X
Thanks in advance for the help, This 1999 chevy Tahoe come in from other shop that had replaced the fuel pump module assy, With a new GM unit with revised pigtail. Intermittently the truck will spin over with no start fuel pump is not coming on.Scanned system ...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Engine VIN: 1GNDX03E9Y
OK this vehicle engine is dead, and when i check it there was alot of coolant in the engine, over heating,lost of coolant and driver keep adding coolant. I recommend that the engine be replace, I need advice on removing this engine, should i take it out from t...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Stall, FUEL PRESSURE DROP VIN: 1G1ND52J5Y
Complaint was that car would die at times and not restart sometimes. When we first checked out car, there was no fuel pressure. Replaced fuel pump and car still died after a long run. We noticed that the fuel pressure drops quickly after priming system, but ha...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Battery Light VIN: 1GNDT135X4
Hello everybody. We have this trailblazer with a battery light "dimly illuminated". We only noticed this after flushing the transmission. The customer is a trusted customer and said it was not on before. We checked for miliamp draw (15 miliamps), charging at 1...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L front differential VIN: 1GNET16S64
As listed in repair history we replaced front diff. with used part (original was pretty much destroyed w/ hole in case, cracked case, damaged ring & pinion) in December. Vehicle back in today with same symptoms, ring & pinion are visibly damaged again(can see ...
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z71 5.3L Dash lights and radio VIN: 3GNEK12T24
Hi folks: this avalance shuts down everything when you exit the vehicle like it should but as you walk away from the vehicle the dash lights back up and the radio sparks back to life. If you dont catch it the battery will die by the time you get back to it the...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GNDT13S45
Vehicle was towed in for possible headgasket. It is not loosing coolant it is burning oil bad. can not see in shop if started. 1st 4.2 weve had with a problem. I have read about the headgasket problems but nothing about oil burning. No oil in air box. Do these...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L Ignition VIN: 1G1AK12F45
Thanks Guys for helping me. My problem is the key WILL remove From the ignition cylinder in the ACC Position. The Key Will not turn to the off position. Agian I can Remove the key from the Cylinder but that is when the key is in the ACC position. so naturally ...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23225
Have this 05 chevy come in on the hook with a no-start. We scanned it to check codes, could not read data. Found bad cig light fuse, replaced it and could read data. Would not start - cranked well. Data showed very low fuel pressure. Primed fuel system with fi...
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L abs VIN: 2CNDL63F36
This car came in for a brake grind. All the brake pads are good. but on test drive. The ABS motor comes on as you slow to a stop. Below 8mph and not in a skid. wheel speed sensors all read the some 6-8 mph when this happens. I hope someone has seen this one be...
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2008 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L abs/traction VIN: 1GNDV23W48
abs/traction control code c0131 traction control pressure circuit. conditions for setting codes the 2 master cylinder pressure sensors do not correlate. i am using a tech2 the only pressure sensors i see one is in voltage the other pressure kpa has any one ran...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Fuel Tank VIN: 2C8GF68455
This customer has brought this gem to us after it has been to several different shops. Customer states that when refueling the gas pump nozzle continuously shuts off- the only time they can fill this beast is after the tank gets really low. Customer already in...
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2007 Chrysler Aspen Limited 5.7L heated seats VIN: 1A8HW58247
heated seats inop, we cannot communicate witht he bcm, any thoughts besides sending to dealer ??? thanks
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1996 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Cuts out VIN: 2B3HD56F6T
I suspect a cracked flex plate causing the cut out but I need to know a little about how this system reacts to an out-of-sync condition. When the cut out occurs, the MIL goes out for a split second and the PCM internal time resets. Is this a typical reaction f... Trouble codes: 11 (loss of cmp/ckp signal at pcm)
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R6Y
intermittent ses code p1391 loss cmp/ckp. replaced both sensors and timing chain and guides. using scope intermittently ckp signal losses pulse or pulse not as high as others. also intermittently will have spike go down( neg voltage -2.5ish volts)when back pro... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermitternt loss cmp/ckp)
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HA18N12
unfortunatly i could not find an answer in the previous posts so now its my time to ask for help. this truck runs great and has plenty of power. at idle and idle only it has a misfire on the #2 cylinder sometimes it has a misfire on cylinder # 1. we have done... Trouble codes: P0302
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1D7HU18D33
Truck came in yesterday. Said it has been doing this for a month. When it shifts to 4th gear it jumps out and kicks code and down shifts to third. At that point it is in limp home mode. Pcm is commanding 4th. Speed sensors appear to be reading but slow ( i thi...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L pcm VIN: 1D4GP25R33
Well ill start at the beginning and try to word this so I dont get lost. First time i ever saw this van it came in on the hook. No-start, pretty basic i think. I open the van door, bright interior lights all dashlights work properly. CEL bulb check worked, no ...
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L no power VIN: WD5PD64464
hello this thing had absolutly no power at all times, found when pulled out the boost sensor and iat sensor they where coated in oil including intercooler, replaced the above pieces and runs great, when your at a steady speed like 65 mph you can it surging the... Trouble codes: P2359 (low boost pressure)
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1965 Ford Galaxie 500 4.7L paint VIN: 5N62G16756
just a simple question.rebuilding this 289 and its ready for paint.air cleaner and valve covers were what looks like old flathead bronze,i failed to clean block enough to see the paint underneath the 45 year old grime.now im wondering,was the whole motor bronz...
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1995 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L park brake VIN: H6SHB48455
hey guys ,this thing is driving me nuts.when i did the job he came back couple of days later rr draging.i put the c94488 cable in .had trouble installing it due to length,checked with adv parts they said only on they show ,went to a e350 for that year got c944...
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3FASP13J7S
This escort came in for no idle, found that the timing belt was off about 6 teeth. Reset t/belt and car ran great. Noticed that the brake pedal was hard before t/belt repair, now I have a very low (as in halfway down) pedal, and it is still hard to stop. It ac...
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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L ign switch/lock rack VIN: 1FALPH404X
towed in no start/no crank, the lock cylinder moves a rack rod that inturn moves the switch, the cylinder and switch are both good-the rack appears broken, i have the wheel & ring off but rack will not slide out of top of coluum, can feel the lower part at bot...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L System Monitors VIN: 1FMZU24E7W
Truck came in for failed emissions service engine light on. Found codes p0174 and p1138. Found upper intake gaskets leaking and bad oxygen sensor. Replaced intake gaskets and one rear oxygen sensor and cleared codes. Customers drives car for 200 miles and take...
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2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU84P1Y
First of all I would like to thank you in advance for your time. This explorer came in to me with the service engine soon light on which had been on for nearly a year. It is time for mass state inspection so it was time that he finally had to get it fixed. I s... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L rear brakes VIN: 1FAFP3836Y
The rear brakes on this Focus appear to be overadjusting on hard braking causing the rear brakes to drag and overheat. The problem does not seem to occur if the brakes only recieve mild to normal application. It is not being held on hydraulicaly, i.e. opening ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU031X1
this engine will start with a unspecified misfire and SES light code P0355 - after approx. 60 seconds the misfire goes away. I can erase the code P0355 after misfire goes away and drive it and no codes will set. Let it sit for 30 minutes and it repeats this. Trouble codes: P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire), P0355 (coil E circuit)
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
This truck runs great except when starting from a start, as soon as truck starts rolling foward it stalls. You can be sitting still and accelerate or in reverse it is fine. Is it possible for one of the transmission sensors to cause this? It does not act like ...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L vct phasers VIN: 1IDONTKNOW
Hello to all fellow techs. I have been avoiding getting to deeply involved in the Ford 3 valve 5.4l due lack of experience but I feel it is time we learned. I have a good customer who has the noise out of the right bank when hot. I have read the posts to verif...
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2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Interior lights VIN: 2FMZA52452
The interior lights stay on always. The door ajar light & chime continue also. The lights in the mirrors are flashing but not turn signals interior or exterior. all door switches show closed on scan tool, no codes. When doors are closed after a couple minutes ...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSW20576
I have 2 of these with similar problems!! First truck has had 3!! LOF in 100k. We changed oil, and found that the cam phasers would stick and rattle badly afterwards. On occasion this engine would show 0 PSI oil pressure @ times on factory guage. We removed th...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Heads-Rocker Bridge VIN: 1FTWW30P26
We are putting the heads back on the engine & a question was asked which way the slotted end of the rocker bridge should go. Looked for information but nothing is specified in Mitchell if it makes a difference which direction they attach. Does anyone have any ...
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2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L slow accel VIN: IFAFP23106
Customer came in and said while driving with cruise on vehicle started feeling funny. After his next stop he noticed it was sluggish on take off. MIL is not on but codes P0701-trans control system performance, P0715-turbine speed sensor circuit fault and U0001...
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2007 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L battery power VIN: 1FAFP2G5Y7
truck comes into the shop showing signs of a weak battery. checked battery barely passes load test. with charger on battery voltage climbs to 17.5 volts. this tells me that the battery is sulfated. replaced battery with an interstate. checked for drain on syst...
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2000 GMC 3500HD 7.4L Misfire VIN: 1GDKC34J5Y
Engine idles fine and will rev fine if you give it just a little throttle. Try to give it a heavy throttle and the engine starts missing, if the throttle is held steady at any RPM the engine runs smooth with no miss but as soon as you try to give it some throt... Trouble codes: P0131 (p0134-), P0134 (p0135-), P0135 (p0154-), P0154 (p0155-), P0155 (p0171-), P0171 (testing and results)
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTHG39R32
The van was towed in and on preliminary check had no spark from distributer but good at coil. Distributer cap and rotor were replaced and we then had good spark at plugs. Plugs are in good shape. Still no start. Checked fuel presure. It was in range (I know ho... Trouble codes: P1336, 91638 (testing and results)
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2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S61
Car runs great, you cannot feel the misfire at any time. I swapped the coils and wires around and had no change, I installed new plugs and had no change. The only constants to the #1 are the plug, the wire, the injector, or maybe mechanical. Has anyone had a s... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire on 1)
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2004 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG35C14
Just need a little verification from the hyundai guys out there. Car was towed in for a no start, MIL is inop but does have power and grounds at dlc. No spark or injector pulse. Then i checked all grounds and powers at the ecm, all grounds are present the only...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JNRDR09YX1
Customer claim's he matted the accelerator pedal to pass another vehicle, just at the crest of the hill the truck began to run poorly,no power, bucking,stalling,excessive black smoke from exhaust,,,Almost as if the truck had a bad fuel pressure regulator or a ...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Stall VIN: W0Y4350460
This vehicle came to us with customer complaint of stalling after driving or after hot restart. We could confirm that this vehicle would stall after about 20 min of driving coming to a stop and that after driving and shutting off vehicle the car would have a h...
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2001 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L cylinder head VIN: 4KLB4B1R21
Hello, everyone. I have 2001 Isuzu box truck NPR 5.7L, I'm doing heads on this vehicle, I can't find any specs on the torque on this vehicle. I need rocker arm torque specs, intake manifold specs, and also timing specs, if all possible. Does anyone have any cl...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK57D01
ok.. this car has a problem ive checked for shorts and all 5 vols ref at all sensors mitchell trouble tree dont say much iv pin checked all circuits from pcm -- forward i also i assummed we had a bad pcm with internal prossesing problem so even though i ha... Trouble codes: P1627
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4FF48521
I have a 2001 jepp cherokee. It came in because the cylinder head gasket was leaking coolant externally on the passenger side between cylinders 3 & 4. We replace the head gasket and had the cylinder head machined. After we started the jeep it was running very ...
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2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16362
I have this RIO that sets this a po501 right away. The speedometer works but I dont have vehicle speed on my scanner. From the wiring diagram that I have it shows the vss signal goes to the speedo module. Then the speedo module sends a signal to the trans modu... Trouble codes: P0501
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2003 Kia Spectra LS 1.8L front brakes VIN: KNAFB12164
i have this 2003 kia with insanely low miles, customer complaining of front brakes lock up. road tested after about 5 miles front brakes surging without application front rotor temp 600+ degrees. crack blleders and can retract caliper pistons. being newer cali...
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L windows sunroof VIN: SALPL16411
After trans and transfer replacement we now have no window or sunroof action. I know you have to reset the travel but they dont go up or down. They were working before the trans swap.
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L trailer lights VIN: SALMF15478
I have customer with two Range Rovers HSE 2008 and 2004 These cars are equipped with factory trailer light module and wiring. Owner purchased new trailer equipped with LED style light bulbs. I did not have this car in my shop with the trailer (loaded with boat...
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1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L ABS module VIN: JT6HT00W3W
The brake booster pump motor runs continuously along with the ABS & Red Brake Light flashing in sync with a cycling ABS Solinoid Relay (not ABS MTR relays 1&2). I'll unplug this relay and everything is back to normal- except (of course) the Yellow ABS light st...
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2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L headlights VIN: JTHBF30G93
thanks in advance for any help on this, this car has the HID headlights, when the lowbeam lights are on, the left low beam will start to flicker and then go out after about a minute, turn lights off and then on again and it does the same, checked and had batte...
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1986 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L battery VIN: 1LNBP96F5G
Hello everyone, We have inherited an 86 Lincoln towncar with a battery draw. A previous shop installed a new battery and alternator. When it first came to my shop the battery went dead over night but if we brought it in out of the cold battery would recover a...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Radio VIN: 1NLM81W0SY
This immaculate Lincoln radio has a push-button on-off switch broken, so the radio stays on all the time, depending on the ignition switch to be turned off to stop. Problem is, it stays on all the time intermittently when the ignition is shut off. The key chim...
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2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C54
fuel system lean at idle p2187, have replaced purge valve, to no avail, smoked intake system no leaks, had read about pcv hose leak but did not see any leaks, oxygen sensor responding ok, mass air flow sensor responding (cleaned, didnt help), fuel pressure ok ... Trouble codes: P2187
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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DB7655Y
Thanks for all the suggestions but we finally figured out the problem.It had an irratic temperature sensor.We never could catch it on a live data stream as it happened so quickly and then did not return to those conditions until the next really cold start.Than...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L same VIN: WAULC68E62
Thank you all for your interest,we did as suggested and replaced fuse on side of dashboard,and just like magic the problem disappeared. Again our thanx and appreciation to all my brother tech's and wizard's !!!
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2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L No Start VIN: WBABW53464
OK, Here is the deal, after talking to the customer and prying more details out of them we found out this.On a sub or near freezing day, rare here in FL.You cannot start these cars, run them for a few minutes, then shut them down for an extended period,they wi... Trouble codes: 2774 (Engine cut off time).
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
Thank you for all of the prompt responces. Everybody had great ideas. I learned that this system with the chip embeded into the plastic key handle is the passkey III. The solution was to replace and reprogram the passkey module. I purchased a steering column... Trouble codes: P1626 (anti-theft fuel enable circuit).
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1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: IGCCTI9ZXP
I'm going to start this fix saying,This site has the best people and tech's to be affiliated with. To have 22 relies from 4 different countries in a matter of hours makes the battle to hit these vehicles head on everyday possible. so with that said it is fixe...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Dash panel VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
I found a borken/corroded red power wire going into the bottom of the underhood fuse box. Repaired the wire and everything seem ok. Thank you for all your help.
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G1WF55KX2
Thank you to all who replied! There were a few things that we forgot to put in our post that we tested. We did a vacuum smoke check of intake and found no leaks. We also suspected a weak valve spring and replaced with no change before our post. While we had ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2006 Chevrolet C7500 Kodiak C7C042 7.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GBM8C1C56
We replaced the fuel pump (had to remove the high pressure oil pump, which it is mounted to) and could not get the engine to start. There was no suction/ pressure for the fuel pump. After pulling hair for many hours, we removed the pressure relief valve in the...
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2007 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L heat VIN: 1C3LC56K77
Sorry for not closing this Request on time. The customer was going to bring the car back in the next week and never came back Thanks for the 8 members that answered me for help.
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2007 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L abs, esp VIN: 2C3KA53GY7
hello all, THaaanks for every one who sent reply to me, yes it was have modules swapped in another grage for another concern. I checked the Origenal VIN is same ,I do restore vehicle config ( used some one who konw by my freind from dealer to get acces to...
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2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Starting VIN: 1B3EJ56U21
Thanks for all the help, I finally got it to act up and it was the starter sol. shorting out. I replaced the starter and it cured the prob. Thanks again. Mike
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L dome lights VIN: 1D8HB48DY4
Thanks for the help. I called the dealer, the vehicle did have a recall on the harness. After the recall was completed the problem was repaired. Mike
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L SKREEM module VIN: WDOPD744X6
Sorry guys but had to send this one to dealer . in touch with dealer & they haven't fixed it yet either. There having the same problems & can not figure out why! So the replacement method, until it works appears to be the next step!!!
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L pats system VIN: 1FMPU18L8W
Well guys after hours of wire tracing, testing and hair loss I beleive I have come to cure. After reading post I first decided to have a new key made to no avail. When I got the first transponder I noticed slight difference from the removed but the dealer look...
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1999 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTRX18L4X
Thanks to all that helped.after a lot of frustration we finally figured this one out.the truck had no engine miss but for some reason the #6 coil was shorting the coil drivers in the pcm causing it to stall until the key was cycled.a ford tech here in town led... Trouble codes: U1262 (buss communication fault).
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP34P81
Thanks for all your responses. It was indeed the exhaust valves and seats at the wrong angle. We also found a lifter that was almost dead. I don't know how the car ran before I got it but it was definitely the head. Thanks for all the ideas...I guess a glowing...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L master cylinder VIN: 1FDWE35F23
The truck is fixed, thanks to all who replied. We clamped off the lines to the front and read calipers and still had a pedal drop. We then plugged off the master cylinder and the pedal was solid. Replacing the abs unit took care of the problem . thanks again...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, lean misfire VIN: 2FMZA57453
Well looks like the "nearly new" ignition coil was causing all the trouble . There was no codes , nothing showing on the data stream , yet , when trying a new one , every thing worked great .
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, will start briefly VIN: 1FMZU62K53
I appreciate all of the help. I didn't mention that it would start with carb cleaner-that's how we got it in the shop. Didn't think motorcraft pump would be bad out of box, but it was. Starts and runs now, but other problems that customer didn't mention to ...
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2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L cruise control VIN: 1FAHP34N97
Well, I had ohmed the clock spring and compaired it to a new one. But that didn't show it as bad. Replace clock spring and sys works fine. hanks for the help.
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHG35R32
Thanks everyone for the info given. After further studying I saw that the MAP readings were jumping around intwermittently. I pulled number 7&4 spark plug and used a bore scope to see inside the cylinder while cranking. Needless to say, the exhaust valves w... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire).
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2003 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Starting VIN: 1GKET16S23
Thanks for all the replies & not enought & correct info from my side but we found out that it had trouble code P1515 & P1516 for throttle body. When turning key on throttle body did not open it is electronic & gave it direct power but does not open stuck close...
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2006 Infiniti M45 4.5L No Start VIN: JNKBY01E76
this car is fixed. found bad idpm control module behind battery on right frt of car. tested opperations and all is well... thanks for the help guys.
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C43
I have not been able to spend more time on this vehicle other than replacing the fuel filter, which did not help, because the customer is driving the car & dealing with the problem and has not left it with me to work on. I will reopen a new request once I have... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300, P1313, P0420.
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L poor heat VIN: 1J4GW4S4YC
bit the bullet removed hvac assembly tonight at shop after hours by myself paid close attention to dis assembly for missing components pinched lines ect all ok put hvac on floor of shop supplied 12v to blower motor and hooked garden hose with hot ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K52
well I havent fixed this jeep yet. We have done backflips all over this jeep and are no better off than when we started. List to date includes new cam and crank sensors, plugs, cylinder 1 and 2 injectors and a new computer. Still going at it and will update wi... Trouble codes: P0201 (1 injector improperly fires), P0202 (2 injector improperly fires).
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L abs VIN: SALTW12492
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP. MY LAST REPLY GAVE ME A WEB SITE(www.rswsolutions.com ) WHERE I BOUGHT A 200.OO CODE READER BOX THAT CLEARS THE CODES FOR ROVER DISCO'S WITH ABS PROBLEMS, THIS CODE READER IS SLICK. YOU PUT IT IN THE OBDII CONNECTOR AND IT READS ...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1YVGE22C8S
Thank you everyone for the info given on this car. I do know what is wrong. It is the distributor but the customer ran out of cash to fix it. Thanks again. Kerry
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Surge, high idle VIN: 1N4AL11D43
Paul from LA and Narong helped the most but I appreciate all the replies. This applies to using the factory Consult 2, I assume it may work with other scanners also. If it just will not learn! While running hot and attempting to learn I knew it wasn't going ... Trouble codes: P0507.
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1997 Other GM H1 6.5L Electric VIN: 137ZA9036W
Vehicle was fixed by locating a fuse that continued to pop & replacing with larger fuse. Had 5 amp fuse in slot & needed 15 amp. Still working on vehicle for other issue but so far doing ok.
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2006 Scion xB 1.5L Hard start VIN: JTLKT32496
Thank you to everyone! The problem ended up a fuel pressure issue. The pump will intermittently leak down causing the hard start. All preliminary fuel tests were done cold. I couldn't get it to happen until it was hot-soaked a few times. Again, thanks to every...
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1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Timing Belt VIN: JF1SF6556X
The fix on this vehicle was pretty straight forward once I knew what timing marks to zero in on. The first mistake I made was checking the crank which the customer had already lined up to TDC in his attempt to change the belt. The left cover was already off wh...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67562
Called the dealer and they reported that there were no reflashes for this car. The cats and o2s were purchased from dealer, after clearing code for a second time,the code did not reappear and passed emission test. I still,do not know what the problem was. Than... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L front brake pads VIN: JT2BG22K3X
well this vehicle is figured out,not really a fix.after i went through this cars previous records, it seems at times he only got 10k miles out of some previous brake jobs.when confronted with the evidence,he then admitted he was hard on brakes.
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L p/window VIN: 3VWCD21Y03
I'd like to thank you all for your help! however before I had a chance to check my help request, I figured out that the problem was in the micro switch in the door latch assy. Replaced unit, and guess what? good as new. again thanx and praise to all you tech...
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1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Odometer VIN: YV1LW57165
It turned out to be the small gears in the odometer, Thanks for all the responses and links to suppliers. Got this one down the road with a happy customer.
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L High Side Pressure VIN: YV1TS59256
Hi again, everyone, and thanks again for your input. I'm happy to report that this car is fixed, though I'm far less happy about what the problem was. First, let me apologize again for the accidental second post. I posted an apology as an update, which preven...
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L High Side Pressure VIN: YV1TS59256
Hi again, everyone, and thanks again for your input. I'm happy to report that this car is fixed, though I'm far less happy about what the problem was. First, let me apologize again for the accidental second post. I posted an apology as an update, which prev...
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