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2006 Acura MDX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18906
Vehicle came in with the two codes present, P0175, P0172 (rich running bank 1 & 2). Scan data confirmed readings on fuel trims. Checked for vacuum leaks to find none. Performed fuel injection service and pcm relearn from related bulletin. All other known readi... Trouble codes: P0175 (rich condition bank 2), P0172 (rich condition bank 1)
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Clutch, gear engagement engaging, reverse gear VIN: TRUWC28N12
This Audi will not go into reverse (no reverse gear). Forward gears work fine. No relevant VAG codes present (unless of course this problem could be related to the window being activated for too long? :). When attempting to go into reverse there is resistance ...
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2002 Audi S4 2.7L abs VIN: WAURD68D62
Help needed. car came in with high beams inop. We replaced the combination switch. Upon removal of steering wheel the clockspring came apart. We reassembled it and the had a code for faulty steering angle sensor. We replaced the clockspring and now has code 01...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Buckle VIN: WBABK8338X
This car came in with a air bag light on with a code 17 pass. side buckle switch. I cleared the code and it does not come back I tested both buckles and the sensor wire going to the module shoes ground with the it buckled or unbuckled. Is there a common fault ...
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2006 BMW 760Li 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHN01068
hi guys.the vehicle came in with vibration,use ISID to check the cylinder smooth,the cylinder 11 is 4.23,others are ok,we replace the DME2,replaced the engine lines(just the sensors lines not the injector lines and the ignition oil lines)replcaced the injector...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP52L0R
this car has been in and other techs have been in it for intermidate no start stalling couple pcm and module replaced when i got to it no scanner comm and cooling fans running checked all powers and gounds fans will sometime just click relay and car will start...
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1986 Chevrolet C20 Silverado 7.4L valve lifter
One of my students is overhauling an 1986 454 chevy engine and he did not catch it until assembly, but it has 8 lifter bore bored .010 oversize. Does anybody know where we can buy them? I called Jasper and they admit that they do it, but they buy them in bulk ...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2GTEK19R2V
I could use some help on an intermitant falt. the injectors on this truck seem to stop fireing for only one revilution of the engine intermitantly.
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1998 Chevrolet S10 ZR2 4.3L brake line VIN: 1GCCT14W8W
Hi guys, I replaced the brake line to the rear of the vehicle and tried bleeding the brakes numerous times but I can not get any pressure to the rear brakes. Master cyl was empty when the customer dropped the vehicle off so I bled the master cyl as well. Stil...
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1999 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 1GDKC34F6X
The owner says that the truck has always smoked since they have owned it. (about 80k miles). The drive says that it randomly dies and sputters. I have only had it die on me one time. The only thing I can think of is either the fuel cutoff solenoid or the pump ...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK16TX2
Ok im at the point of going nutz on the engine. came in dead miss at idle #5 / #4 (only set mil p0305 / p0300). raise rpm up and miss goes away and some engine noise appears(from where i dont know yet, kinda have a metronome beat at idle too) Customer replaced... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305
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1994 Chrysler Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B3ED46T7R
This is my first post. So I will be breif and to the point. This car came in on the hook for a died when driving. Checked fuel pressure no pressure checked fuel pump relay not being energized by the asd relay check asd relay asd relay not being entergized by p...
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2002 Chrysler Voyager 2.4L Electronic VIN: 312B731229
Hello tech.I am at lost need your help.this van came from the dealership after they replaced the ign sw they hoped is the problem,here it is,when you turn the ign sw to acc you will have radio and a/c and wiper,but no communication with tcm but when turn the s...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L overheating VIN: 3A4FY48B56
Hello everyone, This vehicle is overheating, and it is because the cooling fans are not coming on. My diagrams from mithcell are not accurate as the colours are all wrong. I have used my OTC scantool to engage the cooling fan relay, and there are two relays si...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23W0S
code 43, truck starts and runs good for a few minutes, then it will start to run rough and the code 43 appears. The pcm is turning off 4 injectors. It has good spark on all cylinders. The O2's test good. Adaptive fuel is +33 and the pulse width starts to clime... Trouble codes: 43 (Ignition coil 4 primary cirtcuit)
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Cuts out VIN: CD67GH2783
this van runs fine at idle but when you put it to gear and power brake it it back fires bad no ck engine light long term fuel -4 short term -6 map 28.6 o2 looks ok replaced spark plugs worn out cam crank sensors test ok look good in scan tool tps ok doesn't lo...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7GG23Y6V
Hey there my fellow wizards, This Dakota has given us fits with this TPS code. It shows 3.42 at an idle. The shop that it came from installed a TPS which didn't fix the problem. We individually load tested all TPS wiring to the ECM- all good. 5V ref is good. G... Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS A circuit High)
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N61
Well here we go again. Gentleman comes in with his wife's Durango for state inspection. It fails for medium evap leak. I also noticed that the fuel tank looks like it had been sucked up. There is about a 2 inch dent down the center of the tank. He is also says... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap meduim leak)
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2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46J55
car came in with check engine light on. scanned and found po491. printed up flow chart from alldata and tested the maf sensor mounted on top of the air pump. it checked out bad so i replaced it with a new one from the dealer. cleared the code road tested it an... Trouble codes: P0491
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1986 Ford F-150 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N2C
hi all tech out there i had a 86 F150 no start until alot of cranking then it run. accelerate no power it backfire . add propane while during accel. it pick right up. check fuel pressure ok 35psi both in tank fuel pump and rail fuel pump working.had relace fil...
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1995 Ford Escort 1.9L Electronic VIN: 1FA5P14J4S
This car came in with the AC compressor not engaging. We discovered the AC WOT cutoff relay is always being engaged which turns off the compressor. We used the scanner and determined the computer is sending the WOT signal all the time. We tried a TPS and a use...
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1995 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L transimision VIN: 1FNDU34X3S
Trans worked fine first test drive, Thought Id check the OD switch, Once I set it that was it never got lockup again, I know the 95 is just before OB-II checked fuses ok, should I put the 95 valve body and try it , it did set 648 code, incorrect 4th gear, ...
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1997 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJLT05H5V
hello everyone thanks in advance . i replace this harness caues they had a freind do some wiring to get it running thay said it ran for a few days then smoke came out from under dash than died. fuse box was burned up so told them need a harnest to start with.w...
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMNU42SXY
Idles fine no misfires, it will stall whn put into gear. During idle the engine rpm and turbine speed is different. In gear, the turbine speed goes to 0. There are no codes.
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP34PO1
Car has slight skip almost all the time.Code 0303 misfire on # 3 only.New plugs,wires,compression,fuel pressure,and cat is fine.Swap coil and still did the same thing.There are times when it runs fine and times it may not go around the block.Has anyone experen... Trouble codes: 0303 (misfire on 3)
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33PX5
Hello Everyone, Well, I have a 6.0L here and this is my first rodeo with one of these so I'm trying to be very cautious before I start. I have looked for information on these codes but can't find that much. The first code I have is P2285 ICP injection control ... Trouble codes: P2285 (ICP Injection control presssure), P0528 (VDF Visctronic Drive Fan), P0341 (CMP Cam sensor)
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45P35
i am working on a local shuttle van that was towed in. the vehicle stalled and has not restarted since. i have read through several posts for no starts on the 6.0 but i don't see any that relate to my circumstance. I have experience diagnosing gas engines bu... Trouble codes: P0232, P0272, P0275, P0281
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P15
this truck came in and had overheated first thing we check was egr cooler common failuer we all know. sure enough was bad and tons of water in intake. drained coolant pulled down right pipe from exaust manifold to turbo and crank engine and tons of water came ... Trouble codes: P0335
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1993 Geo Prizm 1.6L Master/Booster VIN: 1Y1SK5367P
Happy monday everyone.. This one has us all stumped. This car came in for a no brake peddel we replace the rear brakes and springs as costomer request and relpace the master for the no pedle consern. Car left next day costomer came back with the brakes locked ...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W9Y
continue to have a code P0446 (EVAP Vent System Performance) I have 2.7 volts at the tank pressure sensor KOEO that = 0.18 InH2o. KOER = -7.25 InH2o. With sensor unplugged KOEO scan tool reads + 7.50 InH2o. I have changed the sensor as per Identifix direct h...
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2004 GMC Envoy XUV SLT 4.2L guages,i/plights VIN: 1GKET12S74
everything on instrument panel will quit working but the speedometer and tach.the guages drop out and all instrument lights in dash will come on.this happens every now and then.when this happens it lasts only a few seconds and everything goes back to working.c...
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6L None
Hey IATN guys. Thankfully I don't think I have a problem. I have a question for the Duramax guys. I personally own an'06 truck with an LBZ engine which I got new. I know there were some problems with the LLY glow plugs breaking in the heads. The LBZ has glowpl...
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2006 Infiniti M35 3.5L Temp control VIN: JNKAY01F56
Car came in complaint poor a/c poor heat in winter replace missing a/c belt still poor a/c temp door moves 61deg. to full hot replace drivers mix door preformed self test now have code 26 -26 drivers door pbr air will not change temp 45deg from all vents is th...
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1984 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Mechanical VIN: SAJNV5845E
hello fellow techs my problem with this is the brake light indicator for low fluid and low brake pressure stays onall the time. i replace the fluid cap and fouond a leaking brake caliper in the right rear which i replaced and bled. i have tried to find the loc...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L unknown VIN: SALME11423
Customer's Range Rover has been brought in for "Key Battery, LOW" fault displayed on the cluster. We replaced Keyless Remote's battery with new but the fault message has remained unchanged. We swapped the key with second Master Key and still, same fault still...
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2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1BK12F85
Car came in for rough idle when hot - we replaced leaking purge valve ( car had a lean code and po303). Customer picked up car and came back a week later with po303 - installed new plugs , #3 coil and did decarbon and throttle body clean . during long test dri... Trouble codes: P0303
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L radio
Hi group this car has been sitting for years and the battery was dead I replaced the battery and it started but the radio has no display at all or no noise ect.. the fuse is ok and the cust said it was fine the last time they ran it. Does it have a code for th...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Stall, voltage at pcm VIN: WDBFA63F9T
Thanks to my fellow techs in advance... The owner of the car stated that the car would start and run for a few seconds. As soon as the idle would start to come down, the car would stall and would be difficult to restart. If you nurse the car through the stall ... Trouble codes: 110 (voltage threshold)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L spring VIN: WDBGA51G5V
Hey guys. This S500 went to the dealer and recieved an estimate for 1900, what this consisted of I'm not sure. The coustmers complaint was a bouncy ride. Anyway, im guessing he probably just needed accumlators. He took the car to midas and they replaced his ad...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Hesitation VIN: 4JGAB54E5W
We received this ML 320 after several other repair shops had failed to repair it. Car wouldn't start when brought in, Found a massive whole in the intake. removed and replaced complete intake manifold, replaced all gaskets and got the ML started, now it will s...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Electronic VIN: WDBJF65H2X
Hello fellow Mercedes techs. Looking for a little help on this 320. No A/C cause probably the EC light remains on. Seen the bulletin on the temp sensor. Replaced with new from mercedes but light is still on with no compressor coming on. Checked freon level - o...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L odometer VIN: WDBHA24G3Y
Vehicle came in and customer requested a 60K service, check esp light. The vehicle is not driven a lot and customer stated that they would have to put on charger, After charging the battery it still tested weak, so it was replaced. The issue were having and ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBJH82J21
I will be performing cylinder head R&R this week on a E320. I have little experience with this engine and am looking for advise,tips and tricks. Also I need a list of any special tools required for proper timing chain set up.(Iam going to purchase them) Any ad...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA2101T
I found I have spark on cylinders 5,2 & 4 . I have NO spark on cylinders 1,3 & 6.The injectors are all functional.I have swapped coils with NO improvement.All coils have good ground and power supply.The affected coils have no ground pulse from the ECM.All thre...
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2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Air bag Module VIN: 1N4AL11D26
Hello Nissan Techs ! This Altima is a puzzle for me , partially because i cant get any info on the code that i retreived with my Verus. The code is B1073 " Assist A/B Mosule ( short ). I check AllData & Identifix for info on this code and have no luck with it ...
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1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L abs lamp, cruise control VIN: 1G3HN52L9R
This one is kicking my butt, and i need some help. This thing came in with the complaint of no cruise control. I found the code of P1562- cruise vaccume solinoid, Also the cruise control would not work. So I followed the flow charts provided from Mitchell and ...
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1996 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L start/dies VIN: 1G3HY52135
Hey guys, Have a problem child here with a long history of security issue.[start/dies. come back later and starts according to customer]. security module and pcm have been replaced at some point , pellet in key has been bypassed at the security module with the...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L engine noise/dies out VIN: 1G2NF1ZE21
This vehicle runs fine but after it gets warm it starts to sound like a deisel and knocks as well as lifters clattering inside. The engine surges and the noise comes and goes as the RPM drop and rise. The oil pressure was reading about 25psi to 30psi at idle w...
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1985 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CAZN42A4F
This one has no power, and no power to the ecu. I desperately need to know how power gets to the ecu. Does anyone have a schematic for one of these? Any help greatly appreciated.
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L no gears VIN: 5GZCZ43D03
scaned code p1758, car was towed in with no forward or reverse gears. we have not worked on one of these but suspect a damage belt internally. most things state to replace case cover assembly??? why is this. and can this job be performed in the car or must the...
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2003 Saturn L300 3.0L door lock VIN: 1G8JW54R33
Customer had car towed in for a dead battery. customer stated that if he uses his keyless remote to lock doors, Battery will be dead in morning. If he uses the key to lock the doors the battery will be fine. Im going to lean toward a BCM problem but would like...
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2005 Saturn Relay-3 3.5L power sliding door VIN: 1GZDV23175
This thing came in with both left/right sliding doors inop. Also the driver's power seat was inop. There was a clicking noise coming from both sides in the rear, sounded like a relay. I pulled codes using a Tech2, got B1292, power sliding door motor control ...
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1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L 4wd engaged VIN: JT3DJ81W5R
This Landcruiser bucks and jerks when turning on pavement like the center differential in transfer case is locked. This year with ABS doesn't have a switch to engage center diff. Center diff. locks when in low range and light comes on. When shifted to high ran...
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L directional Inopp. VIN: YV1TS90D8Y
Hello I have a 00 volvo S80 with a history of batterys dying. I replaced the battery 2 weeks ago when battery test showed a bad cell. The vehicle is back with a complaint of no Directionals and No function of steering wheel buttons. A communication code with S...
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1979 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1154100083
THANKS TO NICK AND MARLON FOR THEIR EXCELLENT ADVICE. I ORDERED WES INGRAMS BOOK AND IT HAS ALL THE INFO I NEED TO DIAGNOSE. REPAIR AND ADJUST THIS SYSTEM. I LOVE IATN!!!
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L timing chain VIN: WBABM5341Y
Removed and inspected disa valve was not loose. Vavle cover area is very clean. Suspect VANOS ass. Do not have factory scan tool or special alignment tools. Rec yo dealer. Thanks for all the help
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L ses light on VIN: WBDAM6343Y
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. I WAS NOT ABLE TO RESOLVE THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT ISSUE WITH THIS CAR AND SENT IT TO THE DEALER. MOST OF YOU HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD WHEN YOIU SAID THE MODIS WAS NOT A VERY USEFUL SCAN TOOL FOR BMW'S
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2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L Readiness VIN: WBAAV33441
Customer had to drive the vehicle for 3 weeks beforew it went READY. not sure why. but it is all set now.
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2002 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCN33472
Well This problem is still a mystery. The general opinion is to smoke the exhaust and intake systems but the customer has not returned so we'll just close this with not fixed yet and if they do come back we'll repost or start over. Thank you to everyone who re... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean Bank 1).
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L oil leak VIN: 5UXFA535X3
Thank you guys for all your input. It looks like a commun problem this oil leak. I wait for customer to come back if he decide to take care of the problem. If he's going to do it! Anyway, I have to close this post. Thank you again. Good luck everyone!
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L heighth control poping noise VIN: 1G4EW53L6M
well it required replacing the upper strut bushings and using low grade lock tite and making sure they where good and tight to fix the clunck noise. as for the sudden drop in the suspension after the key is turned off it is very intermittent and I cannot find ...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GAGD2219S
Thanks to all for the help with this one! I installed a second pcm same deal- no communication with pcm and no injector pulse. I then found a known good pcm and car started. so I installed the prom into new pcm and now have communication and injector pulse. Th...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP52K9V
Hey guys, Thanks for all of your time, what we found was the fuel press regulator was leaking...after the third time looking and hoping to see fuel bamm there it was dripping out. Strange how it does not leak thru sometimes??? I figure if diphram damaged it le...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57754
I should have done more preliminary tests rather than follow my gut instinct on this one. It was shutting down fuel after about 2 seconds of run time which felt like an antitheft stall,the tech2 showed no antitheft problems and fuel was enabled. I did manage ...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L engine tempature VIN: 2GCEC19Z2R
THE RESTRICTER IN THE HEATER NIPPLE WAS MISSING CAUSING EXCESSIVE FLOW TO THE HEATER CORE STOPING THE ENGINE FROM MAINTAINING TEMP
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GBJC34X1X
thanks to all who replied.replaced all eight injectors. i beleive that number 8 was the culprit although it looked fine,when it did run and i killed #8 with my scan tool i got no change in the way it ran. the injectors are warranted for 7 years or 200,000 mile...
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2004 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Heads up display and driver info center VIN: 1G1YY22G24
Hello, I would like to say thank you to Dustin [...], who hit the nail right on the head with this one!! While the car started fine, and the customer didn't complain of a no start, slow start situation, we load tested the battery and sure enough it failed! ...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Engine VIN: 1GCGG25V35
Thanks Everyone who tried to help. I had warmed up the engine and imediately attached pressure tester and i got 8 psi drop in just 2 mere hours !! I , then removed spark plugs and cranked engine over . There was no coolant visible . I offered customer to rem...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start VIN: 2C4GP443X1
Fist as many thought, I checked to see if the anti-theft system was on. it was not. I used the Key in the drivers & passengers doors. Checked scanner fuel was not disabled. When I was running on carb cleaner I also noticed a lot of grey smoke from the exhaust....
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L timing cover VIN: 3B7KF26Z1W
I still learn something new every day. After reviewing all your replies, I'd have to say this is cavitation erosion, something I've had zero experience with in 18 years doing this. Your input is very thoughtful, thourough, and professional, and I thank you f...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 3B7HF13Y8Y
Thanks to everyone who replied. After spending a great deal of time testing all things electronic with this trans,and getting nowhere, I finally decided to back up and check some basics.After connecting a pressure gauge to the line pressure tap, I found that p...
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1993 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTCR14U9P
Found Ect to be bad, black plastic type, fixed on Sat Apr. 11, started restarted every time, thanks for your help guys Trouble codes: 136 (lean bank 2), 172 (lean bank 1), 176 (lean bank 2).
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1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L transfercase VIN: 1FMZU35P2W
THIS WAS MY FIRST REQUEST, WOW YOU GUYS ARE AWSOME. I REPLACED THE TRANSFER CASE, HAD THE FRONT SHAFT REBUILT AND IT WORKS LIKE IT IS NEW. PROCURED A USED CASE FROM LOCAL TRUCK WRECKING YARD. I AM IMPRESSED AT THE SINCERE AND TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE GUYS T...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L ABS module VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
Finally got one to work. Took car to dealer first to confirm diagnosis and we were correct. Used parts are a nightmare!! Took 6 before we got a good one. Luckily you can just plug them in to check before you install completely. Installed good used pump an...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Left front turn signal lamp VIN: 2FMZA5146Y
Thanks for the help. Sometimes it helps to talk it out. At this left front turn signal - park lamp there are three wires. One is a power feed. The other two are the ground for the turn signal and park lamp. They both go directly from this bulb to the front ele...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU1660Y
well, the vehicle is fixed, for now... going back to my gut instinct, i wanted to "know or feel" the positive connection of the coil to the plug as in the days of old. i replaced #7 coil again with another new coil, but this time also coated the outer part of ... Trouble codes: P0306 (cyl.6 misfire), P0307 (cyl. 7 misfire), P0300 (random misfire).
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21515
I messed up checking this out after the initial repair. I did not have the air filter in place. The air box sits right on the engine on this and with the air filter out the air from the fan will mess with the air going past the MAF sensor. I put the air filte... 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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2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU96H85
Thanks to Damian [...] who responded to this posting, who stated all the hybrid codes were due to the hybrid battery being at a low state of charge and the no start issue was due to a crank sensor that was a little over tightened and cocked over the trigger r... 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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2005 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L engine VIN: 1GKET16S15
thanks guys, put in used motor. Found oil rings seized in old motor. Thanks AL
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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L noise VIN: 3GTEK13368
i removed the intake and the lifter manifold found the rear lifter scoring up the cam lobe cust. took it to the dealer for powertrain warrnty.
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stall VIN: 4S2CK5XWXX
Well a huge thanks to all who replied. As it currently stands the little hunk of junk is working well/ no stalling. All I did was cut that pesky lock-up solenoid wire and presto. The customer has yet to bring it back in (claims he will bring it in the first of...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L driveline VIN: SAJDA1400Y
thanke to all who replied to my cries for help. sorry it took so long to close this one out, got tied up on other jobs most of you know how that is. special thanks to Damon from Australia, and Dana from Mass. we replaced the carrier bearing and added some luca...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: SAJDA01N61
HI THERE. WE GOT SEVERAL GOOD REPLIES. THERE SEEMS TO BE 3 PROBLEMS THAT OCCUR MOST FREQUENTLY. OURS WAS THE IGNITION COILS. WE HAVE SEEN THIS NOW TWICE. BOTH TIMES THE CARS CAME IN WITH 3 NEW IGNITION COILS INSTALLED ON THE PASSENGER SIDE. WE INSTALLED 3 MORE...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out
Thank You It was a TPS It was a lesson to install an OEM senser as the aftermarket one did not work. I installed a OEM TPS and all is well. Thanks again Jim
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Stall
Flow checked the cooler again flows 1.3 gpm in one direction less than .5 gpm in other direction. Bypassed the cooler and test drove all ok now! New radiator on its way. Thanks for all of the help everyone.
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4GX48S14
Wow! This thing is finally fixed. We wanted to drive it for a week or so before returning it to the customer. I had a lot of great replies, and most suggestions were followed, to include factory cam and crank sensors, and checking the wiring behind the head...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Special Edition 4.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4GW48N34
Thanks for all your responses. We replaced the hydraulic cooling fan assembly and connector. We found the bearing blown out. Also had to flush the powersteering system numerous times to clean out the bad fluid.
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2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Evap System VIN: 1J4GL48K85
Thanks for all the help. Some said to ck. the NVLD assy. and others said the fuel filler was at fault. Checked the NVLD again along with the canister. All blew through fine. So did the filler neck. I talked to my parts guy at the dealer and he said the filler ...
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2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Starting VIN: 1J4GL48K05
Hey everyone, Thanks for the help. found buss wire running under rad support to pcm relay was chaffed from an earlier accident that customer forgot about. Repaired wire and is fine at this time.
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2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on, P0172 VIN: KNAGD12695
Well this one is not realy fixed. 2 responses suggested checking for air leaks (which was done) But air leaks SHOULD make the fuel trim go positive not negative. 2 responses suggested KIA parts only. This is what we suggested to the owner. (They supplied the N... Trouble codes: P0172 (system rich bank 1).
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALSH23438
I am 99% certain this one is fixed.I spoke to a Rover tech @ Bennett Landrover in Allentown and he said that they are seeing a lot of defective maf's.Put on a new maf(100 dollars)and have gone through multiple drive cycles since without reoccurence of the 171 ... Trouble codes: P0171 (systen lean-bank1), P0174 (system lean-bank 2), P0441 (Evap system-incorrect purge flow).
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1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L camshaft gears VIN: JT8BH68X1W
Thanks to all the Quik response ,the intake cams had to come out it was a very under estiamted job but got done thanks again for all the help.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L starter VIN: WDBRN47JX2
Well as it turned out the clutch switch had failed even though it is good. By using a 36 LED light panel in place of the starter relay I was able to better monitor what was going on. As it turned out the clutch switch would occasionally drop out or change it's...
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2007 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Cooling fan VIN: 2MEFM74W5X
hi all, thanks for every one who replied me and special thanks to Steve he was on the track,the cause is transmission oil overheating, the fan began to run at max when TFT sensor read 100 C and the reading will continus increased ( reach 120 C ), I replaced...
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