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1992 Audi V8 Quattro 4.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUBV84C1N
Hi thanks for looking at this. This audi came to us because it dies and wont rev up when cold if you get through the warm up period it will run ok. What we found is that we are losing injector pulse only on warm up. The engine speed sensor and tdc sensor were ... Trouble codes: 00513 (engine speed sensor)
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABG2328T
ck on mitchell&all(no data) pass solonoid goes to a box/canister then hose goes underneath fuse box 2 inside Trouble codes: P1421, 253 (valve vent system jammed)
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L coolant leak VIN: 1G6CD53B7P
hi guys i have a 93 caddillac deville that is leaking coolant between the engine and transmission really does not look like the head gasket, but its been a long time since i have had a transmission out of one of these. can anyone tell me are there freeze plugs...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L rap VIN: 1G6KD54Y1X
This deville will not turn off its rap system even after the doors are opened with the key in the off postion. Tech scanner showes the key in the acc postion. the radio , windows stay working till the bat is dead. While installing new switch I noticed that I h...
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1988 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNCS18Z6J
hello, This high miler blazer came in with multiple symptoms & 1.4 volts at the O2 sensor ckt. checked & repaired bad ecm ground (beside O2 sensor on wire harness at ECM.) and retested. ECM failed tap test. replaced & retested all good. 2 days later car ret...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L cranks, no run VIN: 1GNDT13WX2
came in for coolent leaks out from top of the engine between intake valley and left front head. after we replaced the intake gaskets, we cannot able to start the engine. it cranks and no run, it has spark, and fuel pressure is good. the car was running before ...
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2001 Chevrolet W3500 Tiltmaster W3S042 5.7L brake booster VIN: 4KBB4B17R7
working on a 01 chevy w3500 tiltmaster cube van. intermittently brake pedal goes to floor,booster lamp comes on. brakes good no fluid leaks,has abs no lights. exhaust brake booster pedal hard, start engine slowly pedal fades. when running can pump brake pedal ...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer Trailblazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: S122109015
customer said truck would over heat some times,but the check engine light stays on,the reduced engine power light is on also,i cleared codes,[...] reduce engine power light come back on as soon as i got a mile up the road,p1481 did not come back on but truc... Trouble codes: P1481, P1484
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Accessories VIN: 2G1WF55E12
this is a new customer. came in for an inoperative trunk release and message center items. trunk release works with key off and key in acc. position, but not in run position. i don't know if that's normal operation or not. message center has three messages tog...
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2005 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L stop light VIN: 1G1YY24U45
This corvette C6 was imported from us to Denmark. the normal style of rear blinkers can not be approved here so we have changed the lamps to those with a yellow chamber, and the wiring to fit this. Sadly we have not been able to connect with the car, other th...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Engine VIN: 1GCGG25V35
Hello Everyone , I have a van in the bay with excessive coolant consumption . Customer states that it uses about one gallon of coolant over the period of 1000 miles . It also emits white smoke upon cold start up for about 15-30 sec. I pressure tested the cooli...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L electric window VIN: 1GNDT13S26
ok guys ive got a christine in my shop costumer says at start up right rear window will automaticly go down . when cust. raises rrwindow from drivers switch bank glass will travel to full closed and then immediatly reverse and go to full down possition rrdoor ...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L Parking Gear VIN: 1BHGFRTY5M
Hi all, I have a problem with my personal vehicle. Came home last night put car in park and went to bed... This morning the trans will not come out of "park". The shift lever release mechanism is not the problem. I disconnected the shift cable at the transmis...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A4GM684X6
Working on this 06 Pacifica, customer said trans warning message came on along with MIL light, light has since gone out but I got a code P2066, this has a humped gas tank, not sure which sender is #2, and could this code cause trans warning message to come on,... Trouble codes: P2066 (fuel level sensor 2 performance)
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1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7GG26X0K
THIS TRUCK WILL WANT TO CUT OUT WHEN TURNING LEFT, FROM A STOP, MOSTLY AFTER A COLD START AND UP UNTIL IT WARMS COMPLETELY UP. IF YOU FEATHER THE THROTTLE DURING THE SYMPTOM YOU CAN KEEP IT GOING, IF YOU MAINTAIN THE THROTTLE POSITION DURING THE EVENT 80% OF T... Trouble codes: 12 (direct battery input to smec was disconnected), 22 (coolant temp sensor input below/above minimum acceptable voltage), 32 (egr system failure / egr solenoid circuit), 33 (open or shorted condition detected in a/c clutch relay circuit), 55 (end of code list)
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1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L coolant temp VIN: 3B7MF33C7T
after replacing radiator, shocks, air filter, and starter we teat drive vehicle. the coolant temp will rise to about 200 then suddenly go down to about 140. it continued this pattern after an extended drive. we now replaced the thermostat. no difference. truck...
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1998 Dodge Caravan 3.3L cluster VIN: 2B4GP25G0X
I have this Caravan with the famous cluster problem. I have test all fuses first, then proceeded to remove the cluster to test voltage at cluster connector. As I remove the plug from the cluster it felt as if it was loose, So I removed it and reinserted the cl...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1B7HF13Z8X
This one came in for excessive oil consumption, checked for pressure or vac at pcv inlet, and diagnosed intake gasket on bottom of intake. Replaced gasket, and found it was squished out in at least 3 spots. Got it all put together, and after customer took it, ...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2B3H46R8YH
I towed this car in with a no start. Got to it next morning it started right up as it got warmed up it strted going up and down in idle the warmer it got the worse it got it would idle way up then back down. Will not start when warm sounded like a vaccum leak ... Trouble codes: P0356, P0352, P1391 (intermittent loss of crank or cam signal)
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Misfire
Van came in with #2 misfire, P0302. There was a dead miss at all engine speeds. No spark output from the coil on #2. I replaced the coil packs,worn plugs(.050" spec,.080" act.), and wires. The van still had a misfire on #2 but barely noticable at idle and most... Trouble codes: P0302
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2004 Dodge Stratus R/T 2.7L engine VIN: 1B3EL46R34
This car came into my shop with an extended crank issue,car would crank,start and instantly die.Next crank car would start and run fine.key still in run position when 2nd crank attempted,no codes,fuel pressure ok (56psi and held it overnite).Found test for ext...
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2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1D4GP45R15
I need a litle help from someone with Chrysler transmission experience. This is my sons Caravan. Was running fine. It sat in a parking lot running after a long day of use and he came out to a check engine lamp and Trans in limp in mode. Code set PO760. OD sole...
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1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.8L turn signal cancel VIN: 1FTEF14N7L
okay guys, here is the deal with this f-150. my customer (decently mechanically inclined, owns a sucessful small engine repair shop) He replaced the ignition switch (mechanical portion) and for some reason tore down the steering column to do so. when he wen...
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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L Transmission VIN: 1FDHF36F8V
I have a strange one here this ford feels like it locks up in reverse shift into to nutral or drive and it frees the truck right up.Checked for rear brake problems and found none.Removed drive shaft and you can turn the rear freely.Has someone ever seen this b...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L pats VIN: 1FMYU041X2
Customer states alarm will go off for no known reason. She also states she seems to relate door ajar light on the IP the same time she is resetting alarm. I have used NGS, SnapOn and OTC- the NGS actually has less inormation than either of the 2 aftermarkets. ...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAHP55SX3
This 03 Taurus has stalled and ran rough for customer,test drove never acted up,sat idling in front of bay,went to pull it in car had stalled,started right up has not died since. Only code is the po320,plugs wires coil all seem ok,"wiggle" test reveals nothing... Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition engine speed input circuit malfunction)
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2006 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU72E66
FOUND CHARCOAL CANNISTER STUFFED SOLID, AND WET WITH WATER. WE HAVE HAD TORRENTIAL RAINS LATELY, BUT CUSTOMER DENIES SUBMERGING VEHICLE. i AM INSTALLING A NEW CANNISTER, BUT HOW DID/DOES THE WATER GET IN? I DON'T WANT TO TRASH A $386 CANNISTER. Trouble codes: P0451
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2007 Ford Expedition EL Eddie Bauer 5.4L ABS Module VIN: 1FMFK18527
This truck will randomly turn on low traction light and go into ABS stop or traction control mode for no apparent reason. Could not get truck to act up for 2 days, gave truck back and customer called and it happened again. Will get truck back in would like som...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D42
This one is a 'lunch-eater' that we've got over 7 hours in to no avail. Vehicle idles roughly, has no power or acceleration, and only intermitently sets codes. Step on the accelerator at idle and it takes 5-10 seconds for engine to wind-up---just like a plugge... Trouble codes: P1166 (Lamda Bank 1---Intermitent), P0300 (Random misfire---Intermitent)
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA31A01
Car was towed to me blowing fuse "Eng Cont 2" in the underhood fusebox. Meter shows direct short to ground. Using wiring diagrams available, traced sensors that I can see are on this circuit. Unplugged IAC and ECM, still a short to ground. Customer has no know...
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2006 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L No Start VIN: JALB4B1616
2006 isuzu npr towed in for "cranks but not starting" problem.This truck ran ok previous day and the next morning would not start.. Glow plugs were not functioning so replaced glow plugs and controller ( glow plugs were somewhat "crinkled" at the tips and show... Trouble codes: PP109
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L MIL Lamp on, all gauges dead int VIN: 1J4GW48N2Y
hello all, this jeep is fustrating. the gauges go inop intermintly. it only lastsapprox 10 sec then it works fine. the vehicle towed in initially for no start and found the connecter at right kick panel filled with conductive grease and messing with the antith... Trouble codes: P1687, B0CM, B0CM
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L timing chain VIN: 1J4G858N6Y
Dear Jeep Tech's This more technical help than anything. I am pulling off the cylinder heads from this v8. Are there any special setups required for the timing chain. can just set up the vavle timing to TDC then just pull out the tensioner. Because we have nev...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Drive-axles VIN: 1J4GW48S22
this jeep came in for a grinding noise when applying the brakes found front rotors rust pitted pads woren down and left front hub and bearing starting to make noise replaced every thing in front and cleaned the right front hub where the rotor sits (just a noth...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L outlet air temp VIN: JTJHF10V11
customer concerned with hvac air outlet temp not warm enough even though engine up to temp, if you turn the temp up above 80 temp will warm up, verified on scan tool actuator sensor responds when adjustment made with temp knob and visually i can see the motor ...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L oil pan VIN: 1LNFM91VXW
i am wondering if any ford techs know what can be done to stop an oil leak from the can, reatangular box, that is attached to the passenger side of this oil pan? it is leking from the seam and doesnt appear to be welded. this pan is not available but does some...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1YVHP80D63
any help starting me in the right direction would help dont work on to many mazdas car has a miss when driving at higher rpms..check engine light flashes..it starts smoking(white smoke) it starts backfiring through the intake..i waswill check compression and f... Trouble codes: P0300
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L No Start VIN: WDBGB34E5P
car came in for a coolant leak and the head was replaced. Now that we reassembled it (marked everything's position) it will not start. I am trying to check/set diesel injection pump, but a certain tool is required and I do not have access to one. A local injec...
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L Misfire VIN: 2MRDA20244
hello, its my first request for help on the site. the customer came in with the van complaining of a miss at 40 mph, no codes. i drove the vehicle and the miss wasnt related to speed, it happens under a heavy load at low rpm. so we replaced the plugs and wires...
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L engine VIN: JA3AJ86E93
This car sounds like valve tappet noise,but could be crank or rod bearing.I want to check lash adjusters but alldata only says how to diagnose nothing on how to adjust lash adjusters.It starts up with noise sounds like one lash adjuster is loud but at 1000 rpm...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1HJ01F0N
This Nissan has a severe hesitation, lack of power, misfire, stumble, and massive backfire. The customer bought this car and brought it to us for suspension repair. We noted that it had slight hesitation and misfire. The customer took it home and replaced the ... Trouble codes: 33 (O2 circuit prob), 34 (Detonation sensor or circuit)
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L moniters wont set
I have a 97 olds arora and cant get o2 monitors to set and CAT moniter to det have replaced computer and drove alot car comes back with no codes any help would be nice thanks
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2000 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L Electronic VIN: 2C4FJ25B9Y
Hi folks and thanks in advance This van when coming to a stop stalls just like coming to a stop with a manual trans and not stepping on the clutch pedal, put it in second gear and all is good. I tried checking for code but can not communicate with transmission...
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1991 Pontiac Firebird 3.1L Ignition VIN: 1G2FS23T7M
To all IATN Members, I have come to an abrupt halt with finding whats up with this FireChicken. I know the problem is with the Pass Key Decoder Module, there is resistance from key to connector all the time, I even connected a new cylinder lock with a good/spa...
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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2WP55216
I have had this vehicle in twice with the same problem. while driving vehicle the check engine will come on and then the vehicle will not accelerate, the driver info center message says engine power reduced. We replaced the app sensor and checked pin tension a... Trouble codes: P2138, P1225
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2004 Rover NEW-RANGE RO 4.4L air suspension VIN: SALME11444
after clearing the dtc the system automatically activates and levels off the vehicle then it slowly bleeds the front air bags down
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2002 Saturn L100 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JS54F02
Hi, this car sets a p0481(fan 2 control circut) code as soon as the fans kick on at 212 deg F. Both fans work with a/c on or when the engine hits 212. the car does not run hot, just gets a check engine lamp. I have replaced temp sensor and fan control module. ... Trouble codes: P0481 (fan 2 control circut)
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1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JS3TD21V4P
Came in with codes for TPS and MAF and sporting a new TPS and MAF - old ones were in the glove box. Idled fine but lacked power. Cleared the codes. Now the thing has plenty of power but will not idle and the codes did not return. I initially suspected the MAF ...
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2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLS 2.5L no compression VIN: JS3TD62V52
VEHICLE TOWED IN WITH CRANK NO START. CUSTOMER STATES HE STARTED & MOVED VEHICLE ONE DAY, THEN WAS LIKE THIS NEXT DAY (DAILY DRIVER). ENGINE CRANKS SO FAST, CUSTOMER THOUGHT STARTER WAS NOT ENGAGING, BUT WAS. OBVIOUS NO COMPRESSION, LIKE BROKEN TIMING CHAIN. R...
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2005 Suzuki Forenza LX 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KL5JD56Z35
I found the PCV hose broken, so I replaced it and cleaned the throttle body and the IAC valve, cleared the codes. The codes stayed cleared, the idle is fine, but the miss is still the same as before. This is not a steady miss, but "hits" once in a while while ... Trouble codes: P2279 (intake air system leak), P0507 (IAC system RPM high)
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L Timing Belt VIN: JTEBT14R33
Hello Everyone: I have a 90K service scheduled for this truck next week. I'm going to replace the timing belt and water pump with OE parts. I have done many V6's, but not a Toyota V8. I have a 2006 edition of the Gates timing belt manual, but it does not list...
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2009 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TENX22N29
have no info on were to go toyota tech help needed have no tests done made sure all connections were good and mo vacuum leaks need some advice where to go and what to do like i said im a chevy tech with no access to toyota info Trouble codes: P0302, P0171
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L starting VIN: WVWFE83AXT
since ive had the car the alarm has went off for no reason and while driving.normally when key is turned to on the check engine lites up and eveything has power including ignition switch and engine turns over.the last couple of weeks when trying to start the c...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L blower motor, wipers VIN: 3VWSA81H0V
We have a 97 jetta in our shop that originally had a no start condition. This was fixed by replacing the ignition switch. After the repair I did notice the "brake" light on the dash was lit,very dim. The problems we have now are the low beam headlights are ino...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Transmission VIN: WVWSP61J83
Manual transmission will intermittently grind going into first gear. This happens at slow speeds, or even at a stop. It is maybe 1 out of every 40 shifts into first gear that the transmission grinds. Clutch replacement did not solve the problem. Dual mass flyw...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8L compressor VIN: 3VWSE69M2M
Where is the ac clutch relay located?
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Belt Tensioner VIN: WVWSR61J05
Customer complaint of hard steering and growling noise when turning. Have noise from belt tensioner when turning.We replaced belt and tensioner with aftermarket tensioner & belt , still noisy. Replaced tensioner with dealer part. noise still there. With engine...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: YV1LS55ANX
Mother inlaws car. After 10 min of driving engine loses oil pressure. Speed of engine dose not effect it. After cool down oil pressure comes back to normal. No abnormal noise in engine, only slight tap when pressure falls. There is a buzzing noise from oil pan...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L door locks VIN: YV1TS97D4X
have a volvo here with microswitch type door lock system with a dead battery, doors locked. would really like to know how to get into vehicle preferrably without having to try to pry out window frame enough for lockout tools. checked indentifix and mitchell, b...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L blower motor VIN: YVLVS295X1
Volvo techs I need you. 01 Volvo S40 1.9t came in shop. Customer states blower motor will not turn off. I found blower motor operates even with fan speed selector at off. Fan speed operates at the same speed weather the selector is at off 1 - 2 or 3. But 4 and...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13536
Thanks to everyone replied my post. The vehicle was towed back to dealer. They reprogramed keys and fixed the problem. Trouble codes: 2F44 (Electronic car immobilisation), 2AD0 (Gear box control).
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G4WY55J6Y
Thanks to all who responded. I did try dropping the exhaust to see if the cat was causing backpressure with no change in symptoms. The vehicle is still not repaired.
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2005 Buick Allure CX 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G4WF532Y5
Sorry for the delay, waiting is problem reocurred before posting, crank sensor and forward o2 sensor were replaced when vehicle was had problem againg about 6hr drive from here, problem seems cured to date, posts I received were to clean throttle body and inje... Trouble codes: P0131.
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L rough run on start VIN: 3GNEK18K05
ordered new map sensor from dealer with pig tail what i suspected still had rough run on start. went back with smoke machine found a leaky egr ( afert market) replaced with an a/c delco no more problems. tried to save customer $ but ended up costing me time. ...
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2002 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L instrument cluster VIN: 2G1FP22G92
Thanks to the guys who responded to the Camaro. What a great resource. The instrument cluster was defective, and I also had to program the cluster with the air bag module to complete the repair.
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: Z65J105571
Well I would like to thank everyone for their help. I replaced the vent solenoid and solved my problem. Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap system large leak).
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2007 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDV23W77
Well, just like usual, you folks were right on the money. As several paople mentioned, the fuel composition reset seems to have cured this one. All of my readings are looking good now. Also as mentioned by a couple of people, I will advise the customer not ... Trouble codes: P0172 (System Rich).
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1997 Dodge Caravan LE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 14E3456786
Hi everyone. I found my issue. I done a cylinder leak down on number 5 and it failed. I took the head off and found a chunk of carbon in the intake valve bouncing around causing it to stick open . Thanks for all ur help. Trouble codes: P0300, P0305.
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on, long crank time VIN: 2B3HD46R3Y
Sorry for the delay update, We found the new cam gear on the drivers side head was the wrong one. It was the riveted one , should have been the bolted one. After that the fuse to the auto shut-off relay started blowwing , replaced ECM , everyting good to go ... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction).
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2005 Dodge Neon SRT-4 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1B3ES66S75
REMOVED OIL PAN AND FOUND THAT ALL ROD BEARINGS WERE WASTED. LATER FOUND OUT THAT CUSTOMER HAD OVER REVED ENGINE AND ALSO RAN IT LOW ON OIL. ROD BEARINGS, AND CRANKSHAFT SHOT. CUSTOMER DECLINED ANY REPAIRS.
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2006 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1D4HB48N86
Ok, the vaccume on these dodge 4.7 must be fairly normal- that or a very common problem. Lucky for me my shop had another 2005 dodge durango come through the shop for tires and i was able to verify my problem. To my suprize it does it to and runs fine. So i du... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cyl. 6 misfire).
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L electrical VIN: 3D7MX48C36
Thank you everyone that replied. It was a REFLASH tha fixed this truck. It would not have happened without your replies. Customer took it in and the dealer scanned it, reflashed it and now the ac is repaired. You guys are the best. Thanks again.
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1984 Ford F-250 6.9L engine VIN: 1F1HF251XE
I would like to thank all who responded. I learned a couple things here. One there is an update to replace the old style glow plugs with a newer style that should at least reduce any glow related failures and hard starting problems. Two, when someone has tamp...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP15P4V
thanks to everyone for your help. after MORE testing, I finally tore the front of the engine apart and found the timing belt 2 teeth off on the crank gear. installed new belt and car runs GREAT. thanks again for all your help. keep smiling. Mike Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P1519.
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L stating relay coil side, turn signals are inop VIN: 2FAFP74W84
I found an open wire in the harness on the passeger side of the car in the fenderwell, the wire was showing the blue/white corrosion threw the harness. The was the main 12 volts for the ignition switch, once repaired everything went back to normal.
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2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L engine VIN: 1HGCM56323
thanks to all that took the time to answer the request, i am closing at this time , the intent is to do a cylinder soak with seafoam ,and or laquer thinner than retest the car . also i plan to check into the oil pressure , i think it is too high for this car,...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L downshift VIN: JTJGF10U71
I apologize for taking so long to close this post. We were dealing with an extended warranty which made things take much longer than they should. After looking again and again at all transmission inputs and seeing no problems I was convinced that there had t...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L leak VIN: WDBCA39D7J
Thank you everyone for the feedback. We replaced the electro hydraulic actuator and the fuel leak is gone.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L timing chains VIN: 4JGAB72E0X
I would like to thank all the replies. All were correct however not having the lock plates we set the crank at 40deg, installed heads set cams to level plane with the block/head fired up not a peep. What was throwing us off was the "copper" links on the chain ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L wipers VIN: WDBRN47J82
while moving this gem of a car, wouldnt come out of park. customer didnt want to fix wiper problem, just the shifting problem. it was the shift solenoid. thank you guys for all the insight to the wiper park issue. if the customer decides to get it fixed i will...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L ride control VIN: WDBUF70J93
Well Guys another nasty Euro car is fixed... Most everyone was correct, we did have a blown strut. However; the system would not operate because the compressor was bad. After replacing the one blown strut and the compressor, the system functioned normally. W...
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1992 Mercury Capri 1.6L No Start VIN: 6MPCTO1Z4N
it was 2 bad dist. out of the box from napa and i couldn't find any test for the dist to confirm fault. i called napa tech line for a bench test for dist and they couldn't give me one,they told me to mark it defective and send it back.my problem was i had a 10...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT1CA8D02T
well the purge valve fixed this problem.it has a factory update requiring the valve,a bracket,and 2 hoses.i had to drive this car 150 miles over the weekend to get the evap monitor to run!but it did and no codes.this is the valve on intake manifold,and most ha... Trouble codes: P1445.
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1988 Pontiac Grand Prix 2.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G2WP14W2J
THANKS FOR A REMINDER ON THE THAT THE MOTIS IS A P.O.S, THE FIX WAS THE REMAN FUEL INJECTOR CRACKED AND KILLED THE BANK #2. THE INJECTOR WAS REPLACED OVER A YEAR AGO. THANKS AGAI.
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L radiator/water jacket VIN: 1G2WK52JX3
Thanks Everyone! The vehicle is fixed now . I purchased some cascade dishwasher powder at local convenience store . Dumped some of it in the rad and filled with water . I did several of flushes in similar sequence with heater on and then final flush with Coola...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WP0C2990XS
Thanks to all of you for taking the time to help. Special Thanks goes out to Greg from New Mexico for steering me in the right direction. There are 2 tank lobes on either side of the pump that go into deep cavities. Fuel flows from a 3 way t at the pump output...
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1996 Saturn SW1 1.9L five speed standard transmission VIN: 1G82G8286T
Hello All Thank you all for all the replies and all the great information.I replaced both of the shift cables with OME parts, and that was part of the problem but it still doesn't go into second gear, unless I release the clutch and then it will grind into se...
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2005 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GG67565
Well this one is fixed and I appreciate the replies recieved. None of the replies specifically mentioned seeing this fault before. When the sensor was replaced in 2008 I called the Subaru dealer and had them run the VIN to check for an ECM update when I replac... Trouble codes: P0131 (o2 sensor circuit low voltage bank 1 sensor 1).
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12K7T
Thanks to all who replied, Shawn and Mark were a great help we checked the knock sensor wires at the ecm and bank 2 was 00mv so we ran a new wire ti the ecm and all is fine. Mark was right the wire was bad in the harness where it conects to the intake again th... Trouble codes: P0330 (knock sensor 2 circuit malfunction bank 2).
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG12K1T
thank for all the help. I miss aline the intack and exhust cams.reline the car stared and run
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2007 Toyota Camry SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 4T1BK46K67
THE LOCATION OF THE EFI FUSE IS IN THE ENGINE ROOM RELAY BOX. IT IS INTEGRATED INTO THE UNIT D PORTION OF THE RELAY BLOCK. YOU NEED TO REMOVE RELAY BLOCK TO REMOVE EFI FUSE ASSEMBLY. WISH THERE WAS BETTER INFORMATION ON THE RELAYS. THANKS TO EVERYBODY THE REPL...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWRG71K15
thanks to all whom replyed problem was valve which was part of valve cover breather assy plugged off hose and vech runs fine
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1993 Volvo 240 2.3L Steering VIN: YV1AW8806P
thanks for the help cardone rebuilt my rack core and problem solved thanks again
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