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1992 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, rev limit VIN: 12FHEJ1221
Hi guys, alittle info is needed for this one. The car is a beater of mine. ran well for a while. on the way home the car stalled and was hard to restart. once started, the engine light was on , low power, and will not rev up past 3000 rpms. tried to pull codes...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Cuts out VIN: WBAAM333AY
we replaced valve cover gasket, spark plugs, o2 sensors, air and fuel filters, cleaned out throttle plate. car ran fine... customer comes back one week later saying that his car stalls at stops intermitently and the mil is on. p0505 idle control system malfunc...
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2003 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L electrical VIN: IG4HP52K53
customer stats no cruise road tested checked fuses have power at pin F cruise module ground on pin E Pin G is where i'm having problems with brake depressed no voltage comes and goes 0-1-6 volts i removed seat to locate splice on white wire from brake switch n...
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L No Start, Battery Draw VIN: 1G6KY5494U
No Crank, No Start. Drains the battery dead ( 2 volts ) overnite. Charge the battery ( 2 months old ) turn the key. No instrument cluster, BUT power seats work, power door locks work, power windows work, power tilt wheel works. By accident discovered that my p...
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1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Custom 6.2L starter VIN: 1G8ED18J7G
Noisy starter like it is not meshing correctly. has new starter & flywheel & have shimmed starter quite a bit.
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2G1WI54T5M
Hello fellow techs and thanks in advance. Mostly Ford only guy here taking a whoopin on this old gm, so please bear with me. Car runs pretty good most of the time, then after warmed up and sometimes short and sometimes long hot soak. it will start and die, sta...
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1994 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBGK24F8R
vehicle originally came to us with an intermitant no start( cold extended crank) we found that when vehicle was allowed to sit for extended periods of time it would take a long time to start, then start and stall several times before it would actualy start and... Trouble codes: 88 (tdc relearn error)
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start, hard to start VIN: 1G1NE52MXX
This car will not start unless you press the gas pedal down and then it starts right up we tested spark injector pulse all good fuel pressure 38 psi solid and no fuel found in regulator. no codes in system threw 3 new coils on car and it does the same . cleane...
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2000 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34R2Y
All GM Techs HELP??? This vehicle came in after one of the engine replacment shops installed a reman engine. In the beginning I found many bolts loose and some missing, codes P0141, P0154, P0161, P0327, P0338, P0341. After many hours of testing, wiring repairs... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP Sensor Circuit out of Range)
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L SRS module VIN: 3GNFK16T21
See related repair history. What i'm left with now is a confusing array of clues that i will try to keep simple. The SRS icon flashes 7X then stays on, always. I can not communicate with it either. After driving for a while today i can see a few patterns with ...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L timing chain VIN: 1G1JH52F42
im trying to check for timing chain out of time. my question is on the silver and copper links. after they are inittially lined up will they come back up in time after turning the engine over. i cant seem to ever get them to line up so trying to check the mech...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1GBJG31U36
Help all GM Techs. Van came in with complaint of low oil pressure gauge going down and check gauges light coming on. Found oil sending unit leaking into plug. Replaced sending unit and cleaned up plug. No change in operation. While everything was still on the ...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45HOX
Hi guys. thanks for reading this help request. The car wont start sometimes. It starts then dies, then wont even crank. I'm guessing the inhibitor. His daughter was using the valet key and we thought it was that so he got the main key and same result. I jumped...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Lacks power VIN: 2C4GP44R55
Hey Chrysler guys, this van is low on power all of the time. It will get up to 70MPH but labors in the process. The customer says this has been going on for some time so I would discount fuel quality as being an issue. Fuel pressure remains constant in a brake...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start VIN: 3A4FYS8BX6
Another PT Loser making me look like a det-da-det. I have a no start on this cruiser and I can't get to the bottom of it just yet. The crank and cam have been swapped with known good sensors. The PCM seems to be recieving correct signals from the cam and crank...
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2008 Chrysler Pacifica LX 3.8L not sure VIN: 2A8GM48L18
This vehicle has a loud noise/vibration when turning the steering wheel both stationary and while moving. It's a low loud growling like something is rubbing but have found nothing. The sound goes away when the suspension is unloaded. I greased the lower ball j...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L gauges/odometer VIN: 1B7KV23W71
Howdy boys n girls again. Got a customer with a very clean 01 pickup that we towed in last a couple of months ago with a no start. The cam sensor was leaking oil into the harness and we retrieved a trouble code: p1687. After cleaning the oil out of the harness...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L stuck in 4x4 low VIN: 1FMPU16L8Y
Hi Ford techs Got a 00 Expedition towed in for no start replaced fuel pump, started fine but stuck in low range, checked archives, and found many posts saying that the transfer case motor was the cause. Removed motor and started engine. with foot on brake and...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L air bag VIN: 2FMDA5244Y
hi every one need help i am trying to change the clock spring on ford windstar 2000 but i cant get the steering wheel of i know it has that one bolt you turn but not sure if clock wise or counter clock wise but i turned it both ways it it wont come out i never...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Electronic VIN: 1FDWX36F72
Thanks in advance. this truck is starting out in third gear . It has codes po743 , po755 and p1747 . There is no power at terminals 1 and 12 at connector at rear of transmission. fuse 23 is good and i was looking for some help with locationg junction s122 as t...
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2004 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FMSV43P34
Hi Guys and Gals, Looking for some advice on this 6.0. May have really stepped into the dodo on this one. Came in with complaint of power loss and smoking intermittenly and code p0404. Couldn't duplicate power loss but egr was sticking. I rmoved egr and found ... Trouble codes: P0404 (egr preformace)
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2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU96H85
Hello and thank you, really need some help with this one. Vehicle came in with heavy engine knock; engine needed replacment. Vehicle drove in and out of shop with the knock and NO check engine light. When we started the job we disconnected the vehicle battery... Trouble codes: P0606 (PCM Processor Fault), P1A10 (Hybrid Powertrain control module - battery disabled), P1A13 (Hybrid Powertrain Control Module Regenerative Braking Diabled), P2104 (TAC System forced idle.)
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L hyd pump VIN: 1FDXE45SX7
code is c0195. cant find any info on this code. no trouble shooting charts. any help would be great. abs light on at all times. cleaned grounds. when i looked down at unit i noticed someone had taken weather protection out of plug in. i cleaned and reinstalled...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L wipers VIN: 1FTSW21YX8
customer complaint is at times while driving the wind shield wipers and washers come on w/o doing antthing. have ford ids. no codes in any modules. wiper ground ok. have wiggle tested multi-function lever. windshield does not appear to be leaking shorting out ...
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1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L abs module VIN: 1GTGK24R2V
truck was toed in due to a fire on the rf corner. dont know what caused fire but wheel bearing was wasted, brake pads were gone, brake hose was melted. due to insurance reasons i only replaced components on the rf corner including hub assembly, loaded caliper,...
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK14T74
I replaced the intake manifold gaskets and the fuel pump. The pump was in spec on pressure but customer chose to replace it as a preventative repair. The intake gaskets were replaced because of suspicsion of a vac. leak and I swear I still hear it on the drive... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire)
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 7A3CG1640W
vehicle cranks over wont fire.starts after 10 seconds of cranking .you can wait 10 seconds with ignition on it will start.when vehicle fires check engine light remains on .have checked all supples at main relay and ecu ,ok . can anyone confirm if the motorolla... Trouble codes: 0002 (pcm initial circuit failure)
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Radio VIN: 1HGCM66523
This Nice man came in wanting us to reset his dash with our scanner like the man at the other shop used to do when his battery went dead. I told him his battery should not go dead so often and after testing it it was bad and I installed a new one. The radio di...
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2003 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Steering VIN: 2HKYF18653
Got ones that about to drive me crazy. Have a 2003 Honda Pilot that pulls to the right at low speed 5mph and up. First thing i checked was the tire pressure, then checked alignment. Everything is in spec. Vehicle still pulls to the right. Replaced the front ti...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF35F0Y
Hello everyone. I have here a problem child!! The car came to me from another shop, they already changed the injector, plugs (with NGK) wires, intake gasket, TPS, and the coil pack. The car still misses. What happens is when it is cold it misses hard on accel,... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Miss-fire)
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLM8SC13E4
Only on start up p0446 pending. Second start up turns check eng. light on. Does not happen during road test, only on cycling of ignition key to start engine. Followed aldata touble chart for p0446. Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent control circuit)
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Stall VIN: KM8SB12B13
Vehicle will stall while driving, sometimes bucks, acts like ignition loss, no codes for engine, had two transmission codes for 2 and 3 upshift, suspect crank sensor due to no codes, seen in archive a lot of crank sensor problems, would like some feed back bef...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Battery VIN: JNRD09YX1W
Vehicle towed in with no-start condition. I jump started it with a jump-pack. Tested battery and alternator with Snap-on Micro-vat. Both passed. Checked battery for draw and found a 90mA draw. Pinned down the draw to the "Smart Entrance Contro Unit." When I un...
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L MIL Lamp on, REDUCED POWER ON VIN: 4S2CK58Y34
Vehicle came in with reduced power light and check engine light on. Checked the DTCs, found p1239 High Fuel Pressure. Cleared the code and drove ok for a couple of blocks then same thing happens. Monitoring the fuel rail pressure pid the pressure is well in th... Trouble codes: P1239 (high fuel pressure)
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L warning lights VIN: 1J4GZ58S6V
customer's original complaint: engine,coolant,battery lights were flashing on dash. headlights were also flashing on & off. we replaced alternator because it was charging low. after replacing now charging is okay but still have problem with above lights flashi...
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1999 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L 3-4 shift VIN: KNDJA723XX
This is my personal vehicle and I am looking for someone more experienced in KIA transmissions. I was driving on the interstate and when exiting the tranny downshifted into 3rd when I let up on the accelerator. The only trouble code is the code related to the ...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II LE 4.0L overheats VIN: SALTW12461
Looking for a pattern failure for this one. I have covered it all except for pressurizing each cyl to look for air in the cooling system. This is my first time for this particular model so I am looking for confirmation that the block liners or head gaskets are...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L backfiring VIN: SALTW14493
Car came in with Check Engine light on and under hard acceleration back firing bad thru intake manifold Checked codes and did a full tune up (needed very bad) We replaced timing chain because it was very loose and we assumed it jumped timing.That didn't help.W... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfiring)
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT6GF10U4X
vehicle came in with codes p0302,p0304,p0306 running badly replaced oil control valve bank 2, now i have no communication with my genisis scanner vehicle spins no start,all fuses and relays checked out good. i think the vehicle is in security mode but not sure...
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L wipers VIN: JTHBF30G42
wipers-intermitant innop(at any variable speed) & wipers will not park from slow or fast-suspect the wiper motor, but hoping for some common failures, vehicle arrives for full diagnosis tomorrow, thanks in advance, Brian.
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2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L No Start VIN: JM3L2864Y0
Let me start by telling you I am a new member And I greatly appriciate any help. This vehicle was towed in after being severly overheated {melted the knock sensor].Engine had no compression.We installed a used motor and vehicle won`t start.Never heard vehicle ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBEA30D4M
Hi i have a m/b that has a very rough And low idle. checked for power to idle air valve and has none. checked with koer and koeo. Have checked idle contacts check normal always closing when throttle is released. checked coolant temp sensor and verified speed i...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L leak VIN: WDBCA39D7J
Hello everyone, We have an older Mercedes with a pretty good size fuel leak. This is not a vehicle we see very often. we have a decent size fuel leak on top of the engine. It is leaking pretty good so it is hard to pinpoint exactly where it is coming from. we...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Door locks VIN: WDBLJ70G81
Car came in with complaint of no wipers, door jam switches, horn, turn signal/hazard, windows, mirror, sunroof, trunk release, locks, seats, blower motor. Found broken rear fuse box. Replaced and rechecked. Found front SAM had some water in it. Replaced and al...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Starting VIN: WDBNG75J82
Vehicle will not spin over. If I jumper terminals 30 & 86 of the start relay it will spin and if I simutaniously turn key to start it starts. Has no relevent codes. Relay gets no ground signal, every thing else is there. Shift module drive authorization shows ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L ride control VIN: WDBUF70J93
This vehicle came in with a warning display to stop vehicle. Passenger side front air strut collapsed.. and suspension codes 5500 5507 and 5508. I can't find a description for these codes... a description and stategy who be great... help please.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L cold upshift VIN: 4JGBB75E36
Hello Mercedes Benz techs everywhere.I just purchased this vehicle for myself and i have a few concerns with it.First of all when I start it cold and take off I have a flare up between 1st and second gear.I stop right away and take off again and everything wor...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L engine/radiator VIN: JA4LS31R22
Recently replaced head gaskets on both sides, vehicle was not running, towed in. Fired up engine and found water shooting out back side of head gasket. After head gaskets replaced, ran great, came back 3 days later, and radiator is now full of all the engine o...
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1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Hesitation, lacks power VIN: 1N4DL01DXW
Vehicle came in for complaint of now power, stall and misfire at some times. Found tune up parts original equipment with valve cover gasket leaking oil into spark plugs tubes. Replaced plugs, wires, cap, rotor and new valve cover gasket. Test drove vehicle, al...
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1976 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 7.5L Mechanical VIN: 3X37T6M144
We are looking to retrofit this R12 system to R134a and looking for information regarding refrigerant oil,compressor,drier,orifice,etc. compatibility and changes. We do perform retrofits but not on vehicles this old.
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE5537R
Good day techs, I have been through the archives looking for answers on this one but nothing found is an absolute answer so here it goes... This car was towed in no start. Tried for giggles to start it after it got here and it fired up and quit, fired quit, if... Trouble codes: 19
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1998 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L No start VIN: 1GMDU03E9W
I purchased this vehicle along with several others from one of our dealer customers more than 2 years ago. A few days before I picked up the vehicles, vandals broke into their yard and stole all the of the keys. I was able to have new keys cut from the dealer ...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2WK52J03
Ok GM masterminds. This car is driving us crazy. It was at a local dearler for 2 weeks for same issue and they just kept throwing parts at it per customer. Need some help. The car will have a no start condition intermittenly. Doesn't matter what temp. it is o...
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1K12W2NU
Hey guys, we have a 1992 toyota camry LE wagon 3.0 that will start and die after a hot soak. Costomer stated that it happens after driving for about a half hour and then sitting for approx a half hour. It will start if you touch the throttle and then run fine ...
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2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBT44A23
Hello Toyota Techs: I have an 03 sequoia with Mil on P0051 and TRAC/VSC light on C1203 and C1360. The code definition says something about pressure sensor. I am not familiar with Toyota traction control on this truck. I noticed some pressure sensors on the mas... Trouble codes: P0051 (Bank2 S1), C1203 (engine control system/comunication), C1360 (Vehicle skid control pressuresensor)
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2006 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHT05JX6
I have an 06 landcruiser here that came in with the mil light on for a secondary air injection valve stuck shut. I did a test of the selenoids that run the valves and all seemed good so I removed the intake to test the valves and the pump. The valves tested ok... Trouble codes: P1442, P1445
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L torque converter VIN: WV3AB47002
Hello everyone, We have a vw motorhome that does not want to leave out facility. The customer originally brought the vehicle in for a transmission range sensor because he was told that is why the check engine light is on. we replaced it for him and he was in ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Alignment VIN: 3VW13SE69M
car is getting a nasty uneven cupping and chop pattern to the rear tires. shocks seem ok. rear align shows camber at -1 each side which is in spec. rear toe calls for 25' in (which would be less than 1/2 degree). my align machine measures toe in inches, not de...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L clutch VIN: 3VWSP69M33
very difficult to put into gear. CLUTCH SEEMS NOT TO FULLY DISENGAGE.
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: YV1LZ56D1Y
Hi, I apologize from the start! This is a long one. I have a 2000 Volvo V-70XC AWD Which started studdering/hesitating/surging upon slight acceleration approximately 1 year ago maybe a bit longer by a month or so. It was rather subtle & hard to notice at that ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0446
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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L front eng cover VIN: WAUBG84D0V
Thanks for the replies.In talking with the customer the vehicle had been in a serious front end crash at one time.Why it just now started to leak is the question.Discussed with customer and he asked if we could try to seal it with an epoxy.We agreed that it wo...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L heater VIN: WAULC68E82
thanks everyone, it was the impeller blades had sheired off. timing belt was almost due anyways so we had to pull it all apart for that
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E14
hello fellow techs this vehicle is fixed.customer brought vehicle back a week later and said it was misfiring alot more.started vehicle cold and smoked badly.smoke was white and smelled like coolant.removed cylinder head and found cylinder #2and 3 pistons clea... Trouble codes: P0302, P0303, P0011.
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1994 BMW 318is 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABE5324R
So I did not fix this car but, Im 99% sure I found the problem. the DME was covered with corrosion and rust, caused by water intrusion. I tried to clean it to save the customer some money but I must of chipped off a connection. the customer did not want to spe... Trouble codes: 64 (output stage bank 1).
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L 3 rd shift and 4 th VIN: WBADD6322V
I thank you for the help . I change the trans with a used unit and it fix the problem . I think the solenoids were the problem . I thank you again
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L mpg gauge VIN: WBAUB13596
God morning, Thanks again for everyones expertise in solving this problem. what we ultimately found was the instrument cluster was failing. after performing cluster self test while instrument cluster was acting up,gauge would not fully sweep. Diagnosis- faili...
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1989 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: Z7K2245604
change the fuel fiter then i got fuel to the trotle body in which the engine started right up on nthe frist try it ran a little rough but i still have to put some fresh gas in the tankand should be good
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1997 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Stall, VIN: 1GBKP37J9U
AFTER REPLACEING NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITCH WITH NO CHANGE YESTERDAY WE STARTED INSPECTING INSPECTING WIREING HARNESS. FOUND WIRE HARNESS FOR TRANSMISSION RUBBED THROUGH ON SHIFTB CABLE MOUNTING BRACKET LEFT SIDE OF TRANSMISSION. THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR TIME.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCHK24U14
Thanks for all the replies, I have to close this without a fix, the time is up. I have given the customer an estimate for a new ECM but have not heard back from him yet, although the truck is still here. I checked the grounds and the power going into the ECM a...
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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z71 5.3L traction control VIN: 3GNEK12T25
the fix for this vehicle was to re@re the front wheel speed sensors,cleaning the mounting surfaces.measured ac volts before and after-big change.before service had 150-200mv,after had over 300mv.the suggestions i had were all valuable-most instructed me to do...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Temperature control VIN: 1GCHK23U45
Thanks for the replies to this help request. Replies had good information but no fix. However we did figure out that there are four individual ambient temperature sensors utilized by the automatic climate control system on this truck and it only takes one bad ...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L slider inhibit VIN: 1C4GP64L2Y
Well Gentlemen, this one is not fixed due to the fact that the customer chose to drive it 3 door style. I has been determined after disassembling the trim panels on that side that the lock will have to be wasted. It lool as though the alignment of the lock and...
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2004 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L compressor VIN: 2C3HD36M64
Thank you all for your help. I have fixed this vehicle. I was able to use a snap on scanner and found a code for evap temp sensor circuit failure In the BCE module. I looked at the pid and it read .02 volts. This is a 5 volt system. When unpluged the reading ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF13Y21
the problem is fixed. thankyou to all who contributed thier efforts here. we did alot of checking of things you guys threw out there. we found debris stuck in the #8 fuel injector when we pulled the rail. thanks again Trouble codes: P0308.
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R92
RPSD TESTED VEHICLE THE FOLLOWING MORNING AFTER REPLACING THE BANK2 SENSOR 2 OXYGEN SENSOR AGAIN WITH A DENSO SENSOR AND ALL PROBLEMS ARE CURED. THANKS FOR THE REPLIES. Trouble codes: P0300, P0340, P0152.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L speedo VIN: 1D7HA18Z73
Pulled ABS connector and found full of moisture, cleaned and dielectric grease, OK now. Thanks for resonses, David
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2004 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L obd plug inoperative VIN: 4B3AG52H34
Thanks guys for identifing the pins on the OBD.Although the proper voltages and grounds seemed ok, I cut off the data link connector and soldered in a junk yard one. The only way to get the connector was to buy an $1,100 dollar harness. The junk yard connector...
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1985 Ford F-150 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTDF15N2F
replaced the fuel filterS engineered a new filter to the inline filter thanks to ken in utah thanks for all the input guys
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Surge, Low power VIN: 1FTNX21F6X
Okay, so here is the end result. I needs a turbo, but the customer is going to send it back to where he bought it (Internet purchase), so I can not actually [...] it fixed. Here is what I found. The turbo is about 1.5 years old and felt fine to me. I thought I ... Trouble codes: P0603 (Keep alive memery error), P0500 (vss fault), P0720 (output speed sensor ckt. fault), P0476 (Exhaust back pressure control valve performance).
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L exhaust camshaft gear VIN: 1FAFP6636X
thanks John & Sean your info was most useful. it took starting from scratch with timing belt off, reinstalled it carefully and all is well this Contour now runs great!
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Gas Gauge Doest Read VIN: 1FMRV15W01
First thanks for the help everyone. We found that the aftermarket sending unit is NOT bad, IT would read right if I really filled the vehicle up. Our real problem lied in the fact that when filling up at the station the pump would cut off like the tank was f...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L brake warning light VIN: 1FTRW08L81
Instrument cluster fixed the brake light problem, electronic switch had shorted internally in cluster causing problem. there is supposed to be 10.4 volts going to emergency brake pedal switch and 5.5 volts going to both wires at brake master switch and to abs ...
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP44473
i tried what most replied with replacing or checking accumulator spring or springs, i didn't find any problems with any springs or seals but replace 2-3 spring and piston for as little as they cost.the owner i believe is going to drive it so thanks to all that...
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2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L lacks power VIN: 1FMCU02Z78
Thank you very much for the replies.Vehicle is not yet fixed. We are odering special tools to check timing on this engine.I will post a message when it's done.Thanks again.
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Brakes VIN: 1GTEK19R4W
First thanks to all that replied to my sad story. The final result was 3 EBHCU's had to installed to resolve the problem. I am not a fan of used parts and only did so because the customer did not have the money for a new one. However this one is laid to rest. ...
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2007 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L no crank VIN: 1GKFK63837
thinks for all how responded Had to send to the dealer it took them a week the problem was the ECBM (electonic control brake module) internal short shut down the whole system
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1996 Honda Accord DX 2.2L AC Circuit VIN: 1HGCE18600
AC Thermostat was bad jumpered blu/yel and blu/red whilst monitoring the voltage at compressor relay which gave low output system went to ground and all is well. Dug too deep on this one overlooked some potentials. Replaced both. Thanks
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L CV boot VIN: JHMCG5554Y
I will close this request with thanks to all of the Honda Techs who replied. While a significant majority recommended that I simply replace the two drive axles with rebuilt units I am reluctant to follow that advice because of the very bad experience I have ha...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDRO7Y21
Hello IATN members!!! I would like to report that this car is FIXED!!! I first would like to thank all that responded and provided me with help. Most of you (if not all) informed me to replace all coils(OEM) and plugs to correct concern. I did that and the CE... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire), P1145 (VTC Position SensorBank 2), P1320 (Ignition Signal Primary).
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Suspension VIN: SAJGX2049X
We were able to talk the customer into getting the correct wheels back on the car. After that we will re-evaluate his situation and alignment. thanks to Brian from california for supplying the bolt kit number for lower control arm camber adjustment -Part# JZB1...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L head gasket? VIN: SAJEA51C82
We tried isolating the lean code, but were unable to find the cause. Found no leaks with the smoke test or carb spray. we could change the fuel trims by adding air or fuel the the breather hose. after a long road test (20 miles) the coolant reservoir was fi...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L Broken distributor h VIN: 1J4GZ58S9B
Thanks for all of the replies and so quick. The oil pump spun ok and there did not seem to be any play in the cam gear. While we were reinstalling the distributor we dropped a bolt. While looking for the bolt we found the Hold down for the distributor which w...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L vehicle theft alarm VIN: 1J4GZ78Y25
Disconnected VTA while running and all is well. Customer thanks you all.
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L starter VIN: 1J4HR58225
Well boys,n girls, I guess the customer is mad at me. He wont answer my calls and I have left several messages. Most responses led to a failing starter which is believable. Thanks for all the help. Paul.
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JTHBD18261
Thanks to all who replied, I did check all the areas you suggested. What we finally found when we opened up the ECU for inspection was that someone had modified the control unit by slodering in jumper wires in the trans speed sensor circuits. We installed a... Trouble codes: P1346 (Deviation in crankshaft and camshaft position sensor signals.).
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2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L Power steering rack VIN: JTHBK26280
Thanks to the replies I found the recall in question (SSC 9LC). I rang the dealers and they are going to replace the rack free of charge even though it's out of warranty. I had checked for recalls previously. It is not listed on Identifix or Toyota website. Th...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A03
this car is still killing me the car still goes into fail safe mode when it is cold. after it warms up, you just shut if off and start it back up and it runs perfect. still getting code 2107 2110. I am realy leaning to pcm Trouble codes: P2107, P2110.
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, hard start VIN: JM1NA3536V
told customer its short block time he didnt take it well at all come goit it towed it to mazda they told him the same thing got a short block only used from somewhere alittle leary but getting paid regardless brought it back to us we put it in and now it run...
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 4.5L Wipers / Windows VIN: 107.024-12
There we mixed feeling on either the wiper switch or the motor. The wiring schematic showed the wiper switch was mostly the cause, but the Switch is no longer available. So I removed the wire that activates the delay relay, it now has only low and high speed...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55FXT
OK great you guys were correct,,, thank you. The problem was in the sheilded wires for the knock sensor & then after moving the harreness the crank wire shorted out also. The rest of the harreness was good so we went to radio shack & bought sheilded wire then ... Trouble codes: P0327, 60 (operating temp. lh2-sfI- dI2).
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