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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Hazard flasher-reading light-door locks VIN: WBADD6328V
This car drives good, but as drive down the road, the hazard switch, reading lamp & door locks come on intermentantly. Feels like the car is possessed! I know this is a known problem on this car, but I can't find any info on it. Any help where to start is appr...
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2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L Readiness VIN: WBAAV33441
All the moniters are ready except for EVAP and CATALYST. Car has no codes and hasnt for a while. Battery was not disconnected. We brought car to get a state inspection sticker. Was not ready. We manually reset monitors and told cuctomer to drive car for 3-4 da...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13536
Hi,Beemer techs.I'm trying to help my neighbor shop's problem.The vehicle was towed in with NO CRANK problem.Customer stated that she had to tow this car to dealer and the dealer confirmed the stater failure gave her $1800 estimate.She towed it to my next door... Trouble codes: 2F44 (Electronic car immobilisation), 2AD0 (Gear box control)
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1986 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start, no spark VIN: 1G4HR6938G
hello thanks in advance for the help this 1 came in no start no crank battery was dead charged now it has no spark have checked wires to and from cam and crank sensors have replaced crank sensor and ignition module checked for voltage at crank and cam book say...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G1WL14T9L
Hey guys, this 1990 lumina came into my shop (towed in) with a problem of intermitently stalling and then not strarting or will not start initialy. The car, upon a couple of months ago, had been setting for roughly 6 years. It has good fuel press. good spark, ...
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start VIN: DG687230EV
this van came to me from another shop it dos not start it has good fuel psi with the scanner on it shows the 24x crank sensor 128 and moves said cam signal yes and injector mls move but it has no spark all data shows it should have a pink wire at the coil powe...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GBJC34X1X
truck towed in for no start. not building enough fuel pressure to start, fuel pump was not pulling a vacumm on the inlet side,replaced pump and truck started but ran really rough,double and triple checked my work could find nothing,replaced fuel filter,found l...
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2002 Chevrolet S10 ZR2 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCC19W328
no start installed new timing chain 12 crank 6 cam ...want to know ig crank ring can be installed backeards...installed new dist computer crank sensor..and is fuel inj getting hot ok
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on
the options are replace the fuel pressure sensor or the fuel injector, we havn't worked on any of the duramax diesels and was looking for insite on the p1093 code. Trouble codes: P1093
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2007 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L power steering control module VIN: 2CNDL23FX7
this little truck came in with no power steering, and it is equiped with that lovely electronic power steering. so i hooked scanner and pulled code co56d for power steering control module hardware performance internal failure. so the diag. tree says reprogram ...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L No crank VIN: 1GCHK236X7
This truck has a dead BCM, no 5V reference to ignition switch, no accessories, no communication. Other modules communicate with scanner. Customer complained of hesitation when cranking a few mornings and then this morning no crank.This truck was a salvage rebu...
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2009 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L Electric steering VIN: 1G1ZH57B29
Very good customer had just bought this car a few months ago since has had two New steering columns installed to repair vibration shakes side to side bad at stop signs just wandering if anyone has seen this before Thanks Scott
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 3-4 shift VIN: 1B7GG23X3V
This truck came into the shop with complaint of no overdrive. Road tested the vehicle and there is no 3-4 upshift. Pulled the codes and we had a trans code of 37. Road tested the vehicle with scanner attached and noticed that when the 3-4 shift should occur th...
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1998 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44G7W
the jasper engine that was installed would not idle from the minute it was started, the misfire counter was counting misfires faster than the scanner would count. we checked spark, injector pulse and pattern, and compression. there is alot of emissions exiting...
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2002 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1C3ES46C32
hi dodge guys, i have a neon here that the idle is allover the place, starts up at about 4000 rpm, and surges around 1500 to 2000, came in with a bad intake gasket fixed that first, no change in idle or surgeing cat will start to glow in about 1 min, also ther...
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2008 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 6.7L MIL Lamp on, LACK OF POWER VIN: 3D7MX38A08
hello to all. thank you in advance for the assistance. this dodge diesel came in for the 2 codes listed above and reduced engine power. in researching the codes it sounds like the "soot" particulate filter is plugged. is this the catalitac converters? in the d... Trouble codes: P242, P1451 (particulate filter system preformance)
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2009 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L Transmission VIN: 1D8HB58T49
We are using Starmobile to do the re-flash, and briefly these are the steps we did: - We downloaded the Flash File using the ORIGINAL Part# (Old PCM), There is no New reflash file Available yet - Reflash was done successfully. - Imput New VIN - Imput SKIM ...
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1990 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L shudders hard at VIN: 2FTJW35M2L
My ,question to all techs out there is,this i am quite certain that converter must have burned up when it ran out of fluid and customer continued to drive it with less than enough fluid, but would you all suggest complete overhaul or just basic converter and f...
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1996 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L ABS Module VIN: 1FTCR15X2T
Truck came in to my neighbor's muffler shop, he ask me to check codes and I found several ABS codes; C1185 Main relay output curcuit failure, C1145 RF speed sensor CKT failure, C1148 RF sensor coherency fault; C1229 Rear Wheel sensor coherency fault. He though...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5141W
did the rpm test in shop seems ok cannot feel the valves sticking please advise what i need to do to correct the problem thank you. Trouble codes: P1537, P1538, P1513
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L heater core VIN: 1FTZX18WXW
this vehicle came in on 6-1-9 with a major heater core leak. the coolant was filthy. flushed and replaced with core from 1-800-radiator. also repaired poor battery connections. 12-1-9 it is leaking again. the local owner of [...] had just been by tellin...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L ABS module VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
Abs light was coming off/on but and we could not communicate with ABS module. No transmission or engine codes stored. Tested and found module was bad. Replaced with used unit (new is $1200.00 and car is probably not worth $2000.00). could communicate now but ...
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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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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Cam sensor VIN: 1F2DT43E24
Vehicle came in with the classic chirp/squeel coming from camshaft sensor. Replaced sensor made all marks before I took sensor off. After replacement, customer drove 220 miles and check engine light came on with p1309 code. Brought vehicle back to shop. Follow...
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2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FM7A51481
misfires at idle and light to normal load have replaced plugs coil wires compression test good checked injectors checked egr holes in manifold this thing should run fine even changed isolator bolts from ford showes randon misfire 4 5 6 on computor help could c...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Front end rumble VIN: 1FMZU73EX4
I hoping someone can help me with this one before I start throwing money at it. I bought this 04 explorer for a screaming deal knowing it had issues. I have them all sorted except for one. Driving down the freeway there is a pretty loud rumble coming from wh...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21515
The vehicle came in for no power problem. It was misfiring bad. We replaced the coils & plugs on cyl. 1,2,& 3 along with the fuel filter. (It had water in one of the plug holes & moisture in the pcm connectors.) The misfire is gone but still runs poor-no power... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (cyl. 2 missfire), P0303 (cy. 3 missfire), P0316 (misfire on start up), P0420 (cat. efficiency B1)
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2007 Ford E-150 5.4L fuel smell VIN: 1FTPW14V47
This truck has a fuel smell while idling at a stop with air on. Upon acceleration the smell in the cab goes away. We replaced the injector orings and it didnt help. I have smoke tested the evap system and the exhaust. no leaks present. With the hood open you c...
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1997 GMC C6500 Topkic 6.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GDJ7H1P9V
The complaint on this truck is that after a long drive, it will run rough and/or die occasionally. Truck will start right up and drive OK. We've had it in several times for this, and have done the tune up work within the last 6 months, and never experienced th...
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S6CK58V6S
I have a 1995 honda passport that has had a random stall with a no start. the transmission light will come on for a bit while driving and sometimes it will stall. after it stalls it will not start and the check engine light on the dash is not on. i have checke...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG165XY
This car came in 4 days ago and one of the guys got these codes. He had a known good MAP so swapped it out and checked out some other stuff (see the repair history) and ran it through the OBD monitors and all systems were go. Car came back today (his day off) ... Trouble codes: P0108 (MAP sensor circuit high voltage), P0113 (IAT sensor circuit high voltage)
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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG16551
no trouble codes!!! turn over no start. checked coolant temp sensor, it is accurate. checked for spark and found spark plugs very wet, but we do have spark. put spark plugs in and now vehicle runs but it is very rich. checking timing, it is perfect. checked f...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L rear pads VIN: KM8SC73D72
this santa fe is wearing only the inside pads out.we replaced both calipers with the anchors and pads(pads 3 times).we do not have a pressure gauge to check the fluid pressure but if it was pressure related should it not affect both inner and outer pads? any h...
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN46D25
Hey guys,I have an intermittant no start that i can not duplicate at the shop.I installed a new fuel pump about 2 months ago due to a no start.It did not have fuel pressure then & a new pump fixed the problem.Customer says the car will start for a second & shu...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEAAG1T0
car came from transmission shop,pulled codes, had code p1605 (trans control module check some failure) when put car in gear, in reverse or drive, surges and does not want to take gear, when driving, transmission "slips" on acceleration. have checked all wiring...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Unknown VIN: 1J4GR48K45
Hello, This customer, my niece, complains her Jeep feels like it chuggs at 30mph. I can't tell if it misses, or not. I guess I'm too insensitive. It does, however, have a code for the trans temp sensor: P0710. The dealer has no listing for such a sensor, and M...
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2003 Lexus IS300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTHBD19213
idle surges 1500-2500 for appox a min then surge reduces 900-1100 for a min then returns to normal .i cant find any info on idle relearn . is there a procedure or not ? if so what is it please . any help would be a great help thanks in advance
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1998 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L air suspension message VIN: 1LNFM82W6W
need some help to disable air suspension light in dash.no wire at module to cut,older lincolns it was wire 11 at black connector dark green light green wire.thanks in advance darrell
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA52E1R
Hi, need some assistance from all you MB techs, This e320 came in with a complaint of the abs and asr lights on and a poor idle / stall conditon. The car has the asr light on almost instantly after you start it when the light comes on the idle be comes irratic...
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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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2007 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG 5.5L Stall, Misfire VIN: WDCYR71E57
fuel pump intermittently looses ground. cannot find wiring diagram in mitchells or alldata. does anyone know if this grounds through the ecm? if not where is the ground located? we have replaced the fuel pump relay but it supplies power to the pump and we are ...
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1976 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: HLS3029896
This vehicle came from another shop, has new thermo-time switch, water temp switch, had corrosion in most of the connectors, cleaned these connectors, has a rebuit ECM, this vehicle will run good for a couple of weeks then will start billowing out black smoke,...
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1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L no start after new cam was put in VIN: JN1HJ01F8R
cranks but no start
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2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L Surge VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
hey to all, help me out nissian techs, i bought this van from my customer, it had a check light on, it was knock sensor, cam sensor, cam sensor in distubtor, replaced, seems to stubble when acc from stop, and at idle, drove home and light came back on, this ti...
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2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: SN1BV28U64
Good morning all, I was wondering if anyone has done a timing chain on one of these vans. I am trying to decide whether to remove the engine or do it in car. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks, Artie
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1987 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2NE14U8H
This one has me pulling my hair out. 87 Grand Am with 2.5 TBI engine, has misfire under load with severe bucking and popping back through tbi unit,manual transmission and cannot duplicate in shop. Fuel pump was replaced about 1 year ago and fuel pressure stays...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Electronic VIN: 1G2NW12E3Y
this vehicle has no cold air, checked and a/c compressor does not turn on. checked and have no power to compressor. also scanned and have trouble code p0530c (pressure switch malfunction). i have no a/c request showing on scan tool live data when i switch on t...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L Blower motor VIN: 2GWP522141
Posting for a friend at another shop without IATN. This '04 Grand Prix came in with a problem that when the blower motor is on high, there is very little volume of air that comes out of the vents. The air will come out of the selected vents but there is very l...
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2006 Scion xA 1.5L compressor VIN: JTKKT60426
This car is a classic "Little Old Lady" special. She purchased it new, the only work so far is lof. The A/C controls seem to work- lights, fan, modes but it does not cool. I checked pressure and it has 100 psi on high and low sides. I don't have a factory scan...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BG6853V
Dear Fellow techs I need some advice on this subaru. It needs the trans replaced. Old car but sound ,customer on limited budget. I have a wrecked 1997 legacy outback for adonor car. I am told the gear ratio is different. If replace both trans and rear differia...
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2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Drive engagment VIN: 4S3BE6355Y
When vehicle is cold and drive is selected a delay is present followed by a harsh engagment. After vehicle warms up problems go away. Delay is only present when going into drive from park or reverse. all other shifts are smooth.
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH67554
Customer has continuous problem with spark plugs cracking at the porcelain area. First encountered on cylinder #2 now on #1. Check engine light will come on and the appropriate P030X code will be present. Replace the effected plug, car runs fine until plugs cr...
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1970 Toyota Land Cruiser 3.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1211212121
I need help! This cruiser goes back a few years.The problem im having is popping back through carb.I have tried alot of things/has fairly new points new plugs wires cap rebuilt carb. I have played with timing up/down to no avail.I have checked compression did ...
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2003 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L timing chain tensioner VIN: 1NXBR32E93
On this 03 Corrola, how does one release the timing chain tension after installing the chain and tensioner? It has the hook to hold it back, but has to be pushed in to release the hook. How do you push it in after installed? I know this could be a forum quest...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Starting VIN: 3VWSB81H0W
hi guys i have a 98 volkwagon jetta came in a no crank/no start have no power to signal wire on starter. I have power from ignition swith to clutch swith and alarm module. Alldata says theres a antitheft engine disable relay after clutch swith but cant find lo...
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1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L no spedometer VIN: WVWBC31J7X
Cust came in with 501 code and sped inop a while. Found cracked VSS and replaced new and cleared light. Checked sped still inop and checked voltage at VSS and very low but cant tell what the spec is. Hooked up to the scanner driving the car is reading accurate...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L RH Motor Mount Bracket VIN: 9BWDD61J71
The front bolt on this RH timing belt area bracket that bolts to the block has busted 3 times in a row now. When I did the head and timing belt stuff I did not have to touch these bolts. A month later of driving and it dropped the engine and cut the coolant ho...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L compressor VIN: WVWPD63B61
good evening fellow techs.i have run into a stumper here hope someone can help.vehicle came in for a/c inop. freon level was low due to condensor leak as i found out during leak test.i recharged sys. still no a/c .i have no power to compressor and comp. does n...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B32
we get car check engine light flashes while driving then when key cycled stays on codes p0300,p0304,p0305,p0306,p0346.sec.ignition shows cylinders on that side leaning out some but didnt have bucking and skipping while driving.fuel pressure ok and plugs wires ... Trouble codes: P0345 (cam shaft circuit a bank 2)
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Sun roof VIN: XJ12EF85TF
Customers daughter left key on to listen to radio until battery drained to a point it could not be started. Have dealt with Volvos in the past and advised them NOT to jump it! Car was towed in and battery charged up. Thankfully most systems came back back onli...
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUDF78E26
very interesting one thanks to all the replies dropped the serp belt vib was almost gone did find alt free wheeled got alt to compare new one locked installed vib was definitly better thanks we wiil chalk up the rest of it to vechile charactorist
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2003 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L electrical VIN: IG4HP52K53
Two problems the white wire from brake switch to splice under drivers seat had stray voltage also set cruise switch worked at different times replaced with new works good Thanks to all
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2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K94
This one was all over the board. I had suggestions ranging from fuel pump, regulator, alternator, tps, purge solenoid, ecm, alternator, battery, battery connections, grounds, and crank sensor. That being said, and after careful scrutiny to all, cleaning the th... Trouble codes: P1811.
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Transfer cas VIN: 2GCEK19R4W
Stupid me, I did pinch wires between the engine and transmission. Removed the wires cleared the codes and all was good. Thank you all for your help.
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1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1944W
truck seems to be fixed,truck came in with new bosch plugs in, remember sitting in meetings and instructor stressing to always stay with what the vehicle was designed to run with,that if you did not you might run the risk of intermitent running problems well t... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Chevrolet Venture Warner Bros. 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: IGNDX13E51
FIRST LET ME SAY THANKS TO ALL REPLIES.I DIDN'T FIX BUT IDID A COMBUTION LEAK TEST AGAIN.IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THAT IS IT IS A BLUE DYE IN A BOTTLE THAT YOU PUT OVER RAD CAP OPENING AND IF THE DYE CHANGES TO GREEN OR YELLOW YOU HAVE COMBUSTION GAS GOING INTO ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK24132
thanks for all the info. took enough stuff off to see better and saw metal/and plug laying under pump. remove pump and found both plugs blown out of it and lots of broken stuff inside pump. replaced pump and she fired right off. Trouble codes: P1093 (low fuel pressure), P1094 (fuel rail pressure low).
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.0L power steering pump VIN: 1GBHC24UX7
Okay, so how do I answer this and not look so dumb. Great responses as usual. I realized that the noise did not change when I turned the steering wheel or pump the brakes. It was constant. I did replace the reman pumps with a new OEM and fluid. Flushed and fil...
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Cuts out, VIN: 3GNFK16347
Most of the replies said check the grounds another response said reprogram the ECM. I rechecked all the grounds. Battery to right cylinder head and battery to right front frame horn. I moved a ground wire from the right valve cover to the front of the cylinder... Trouble codes: C0561 (EBCM Invalid Seral Data).
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2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS 6.0L transmission VIN: 1GNES13H88
Well got this one done. Ive done a few coolers on the old school muscle Oldsmobile, Ford, ect. and never had an issue. This unit (TRUCOOL) was suposed to be a direct fit with only two modifications to one piece (headlight support) and all preformed steel line ...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45HOX
Turns out this car had 2 problems. The PNP was causing the starter to not work. I guess there was a recall on it. Anyway Hugh said it short and sweet,turn the ignition on and hook a battery charger up and let it sit for and hour,then cycle the key and start it...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Lacks power VIN: 2C4GP44R55
It was the flex plate that was brokien. As most of you told me, the patterns showed that the cam was ahead of the crank when scoping those sensors. There was some rusty dust in the bell housing but not much. The crack was almost perfectly round and the brok...
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L No Start VIN: 1C3ES46C3Y
I had a few replies to check ignition switch and or battery, but as I had stated all inputs were there even when there was a no crank situation. Retested and there was times when vehicle would run for about three minuites and then would lose signal from pcm t...
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2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4B3AG52H72
Took the intake off today. Checked compression and had no compression in #1 cylinder. Removed the valve cover and found no problems. Took a flashlight and looked in the intake ports. I found the head of a 6mm bolt laying on the intake valve. It was just lay... Trouble codes: P0301.
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Laramie 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA16P45
I am using a DRBIII. I missed the Misc. menu on page 2 of the engine menu. entered the vin & reset all other modules. Life if good again. Thanks for your speedy help! Quentin Trouble codes: P0630 (No VIN stored).
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1996 Ferrari F355 Spider 3.5L speedometer VIN: ZFFXR48A5T
finally found it . after letting veh sit . started tracing wires , found a wire repair near center console that led me to a previous short to ground which melted some wiring the entire length of center console. a wire was installed to bypass the melted sect...
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1990 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, TACHOMETER GOES CRAZ VIN: 1FMZV72X4Y
After testing, and the fact that when we touched the coil connection vehicle died, we installed a new coil and rewired it. shipped vehicle. Owner has called since then to tell me it started doing it again. Vehicle will return someday. Will update with fix, or ...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14CXW
Well it doesn't look like this customer is going to bring this truck back in for us to pull the heads and check valve seats but that is what I think the problem was. Thanks for all of the help Trouble codes: P0303, P0304.
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5140X
well 93% of you guys were right on it was plugged egr on 5 cylinders cleaned and it runs great thank you everyone Trouble codes: 302 (cyc 2 misfire).
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2000 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FDW234PR5
Tow to dealer and he programmed 2 keys and called it an event. Trouble codes: 1260 (pats).
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L power locks VIN: 33R5TYYUI8
hi all, the owner came back and said that they were going through the paperwork that was in the glove box and low and behold there was the original card with the 5 number code on it. response was good some said go to dealer and kiss up a bit others said look f...
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2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L timing chain
went with oem parts,so far no problems.found the rebuilder used cheap aftermarket parts.the tensioner on the passengers side was warped enough that the seal blew out.
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L wipers VIN: 1FTSW21YX8
thanks to all the replies,will change the wiper motor assembly the next time the fleet customer is in town. thanks again. robert
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2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Misfire VIN: 5NPEU46F26
car came back-unable once again to duplicate concern. i swapped the plug, coil pack and injector all to different cylinders so that when it happens again, i can poss. isolate root cause. in the meantime, the tranny went out of this thing so am waiting to get... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
THANK YOU ALL. AFTER A DISSCUSION WITH THE CUSTOMER I REVILLED THAT THERE IS NO RUNNING FAULT. JUST A MIL. THE CUSTOMER DID ADMIT TO USING THE INEXPENSIVE FUEL AND BEING 10K OVER DUE FOR OIL CHANGE. I ADVISED THE CUSTOMER TO USE PREMIUM FUEL AND PREFORM LOF RE... Trouble codes: P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire detected).
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2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L No Start VIN: JM3L2864Y0
Thanks so much for all the help.Was using a newer scanner which works fine on every thing else I plug it in to.Not on this mazda. !!. Snap on stopped in yesterday and let me use his modis.comm. just fine.Fond I had no sensor grd to TPS,MAF,fuel pump relay,etc....
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2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L body control module VIN: 1YYHP80C07
10 REPLIES-THANKS EVERYONE. PLUG & PLAY, PERFORM P/WINDOW RELEARN. REPLACED HOOD RELEASE CABLE, LEAKED CHECKED & GONE. I THINK THIS BCM HAD BEEN REPLACED BEFORE, P/N FOR BCM THAT WAS IN VEHICLE WAS FOR ANTITHEFT. CAR DID NOT HAVE ANTITHEFT. INSTALLED BCM FOR C...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L blend door/flow direction VIN: BA48D0JA09
I have not yet fixed this car because I keep getting the wrong part. The head control unit changes does tell the switchover valve to move and no change. The system has no vacuum leaks so this has to be why it does not change the blend doors. I am trying to get...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L window VIN: WDBPJ73J52
so this one is fixed david and merik were on the button for this one, my tech had taken a look at the coding but did not notice the coding had changed, from most likely a dead battery issue. recoded the ezl and that took care of it. thanks for the help.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG 5.5L A/C pipes VIN: WDBRF76J55
Hello MB Techs. Thank you for your time. I checked all the A/C components of this one, and unfortanatly it didn't have the high service valve, so for me it is very important to have an accurate meassure on this side, and for solve the problem I removed the pi...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 4M2DU86W82
Next week I plan on removing the transmission. I will do a complete rebuild, repair servo bores, use new seperator plate that is missing one hole (buzzing noise concern), and will install a shift kit. I was hoping for a quick and easy repair and thought I coul...
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1994 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24D7R
Pins in ecu connector were loose. Pulled pins and re-tensioned the piece that looks like a thin band in center of pin. Re installed and concern was then corrected. Thank you all.
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D01
FIRST OF ALL THANK YOU TO EVERY ONE WHO REPLIED. CHECKING THE COOLANT SYSTEM FOR COMBUSTION GAS TESTED POSITIVE AND PRESSURE TESTING THE COOLANT SYSTEM WITH THE PLUG OUT OF CYLINDER 3 PROVED A BLOWN HEAD GASKET OR A CRACK IN THE BLOCK OR HEAD. UPON DISASSIMBLY... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire).
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2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Unknown VIN: 11N4BL11D2
thanks to all who took the time to help. don,harold,and andrew hit it right on the head. i bled the heater core. the car has been gone for a week and no problems. thanks for the help.
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2006 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L Compressor & blower VIN: 5N1AN08U15
Thanks for all the help never would of thought that the resistor would cause the a/c to act like that. I guess that was one of those hard lessons learned. The bear eat me on this one. Had a feeling it was the resistor but never seen one with those symptoms ...
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1998 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L No start VIN: 1GMDU03E9W
First off I'd like to thank everyone for their responses it is much appreciated :) I called Ryan Chevrolet in Minot ND and they could produce they key code but could not release it to me unless I was there in person with the appropriate paperwork. I then c...
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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.5L abs VIN: 1GMDX33196
well i replaced the left rear wheel bearing dont know why it would turn the light on but had no code
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1999 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4TAWN72N2X
Okay everyone... thanks for all the input. After checking and rechecking everything over and over, it still led to a bad catalyst. The new one we installed was defective right out of the damn box! Called our rep at Worldpac and screamed bloody murder, got a... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean mixture code).
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2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L p/s resevior VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
thanks to all that replied, replaced the resevoir and that took care of the fluid erupting from the resevoir
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Head Lights VIN: JTDKB20U25
thank you for all the replies and hats off to Carolyn [...] from San Francisco she has a video on youtube showing how to change these lamps the fix was replace both bulbs I have done that and the owner is very happy the dealer wanted 1 hour per side plus...
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