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1993 BMW 850Ci 5.0L Limp mode VIN: WBAEG2326P
While driving at a steady speed, you will feel a slight hesitation or Lull. If you push down on the accelerator pedal ther will be no response. If you let off the accerlerator pedal and re-depress, it will reset and work again for a while. Then it goes into li...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L tension cables VIN: WBABK8326T
Dear BMW uppolstery guys, we are working on the cabrio roof on this e36, build 03/96 the last 7 digits of the VIN ...ET92565 (makes it easier for you to look it up in the TIS). "Version "without" folding aid for convertiable top cover The car arrived with bas...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L trans engagement VIN: WBAGJ8324W
Hi fellow techs we have this car that we did a lot of work to the engine and now the customer is haveing trans issues. I'm not sure where to go with this car so i was hoping i could get some good pointers on here. The trans will not engage then will slam in ge...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Pistons VIN: WBAGJ8325W
I am rebuilding this V8 (M62 B44) engine. In the process, I am replacing the pistons. I was going to put back the pistons on the rods the way they were before, but I glanced at the Mitchell info and it says to install the pistons exactly the opposite of what ...
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2002 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN534X2
The vehicle came in surging in Failsafe / Limp Mode and MIL on with codes P1637 and P0021. The car has a new MAS and Throttle Body. I reset adaptaions and that did nothing. So I did a hard reset, cleared adaptations and codes and started the car. It ran great,... Trouble codes: P1637 (Throttle Valve Actuator), P0021 (Variable Intake Timing VANOS inlet camshaft), 134 (Adaptation Throttle Actuator)
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: BMWX54.4M5
this vehicle had the above fault codes it idles on for cylinders 5-8 you can dissconect 1-4 and idle does not change yet you rev the engine it appears fine it gives off a rottern egg smell at idle and pops though the tail pipe.it shows up on autoenginuity with... Trouble codes: 0021 (camshaft vanos control cylinder 1-4), 003E, 0032 (missfire cyinder 1), 0037 (missfire cyinder 2), 0039 (missfire cyinder 3), 0008C
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2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33414
oem code 120 pulled from this bmw but cannot find in alldata the repair procedure of even a listing if anyone can at least give me the obd "p" code or where in alldata it is listed and /or any insight it would help. Thankyou for your help Trouble codes: 120 (pedal travel versus brake signal)
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2000 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Fuelpump VIN: 2G4WF5519Y
Can anyone tell me what this fuelpump should draw amperage wise. This car is supercharged and day one car would start and run for 10 seconds fuel pressure would drop from 55 to 10 while dying, after stalling could hear pump run and pressure back to 55, so we r...
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2002 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L rear door window VIN: 1G4HP54K62
I have a 2002 Buick Le Sabre in the shop, came in with just the rear windows and door locks inop. Front doors operate as designed. It appears I have all the proper power and grounds at door modules. This vehicle does sit all winter is a vehicle used in the sum...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Flexplate VIN: 1GYEE63754
When the vehicle came in it had a broken flexplate. It appeared that the unit had been worked on before. Alignment dowels are in place. Flexplate was replaced with new from dealer. Owner was told by another shop that it is now making the same noise as before....
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1985 Chevrolet S10 2.5L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14EXF
I have this S10 pickup that was towed in for no start. Test shows fuel pressure correct and fuel is getting to the engine. This truck has no spark. I found a wire in the 2 wire connector from the distributor to the coil had rubbed through and shorted and melte...
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1994 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L turn signals VIN: 1GBHC34K9R
Left side turn signal flashes fast, all bulbs good,wire diagram I have shows 2prong flasher,vehicle has 3prong. Have replaced flasher with new a/c delco flasher same problem. Emergancy flasher works good,Thinking turn signal switch? What should I test next?
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1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY22PXT
Replaced distributor with Richporter brand (Yeah, I know, use Delco, but SM is a wierdo) Started car and immediately had P0336 CKP performance code. Code was not there before. Distributor was originally replaced for misfire. Replaced sensor on bottom of timing... Trouble codes: P0336
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Auto 4X4 VIN: 2GCEK19T7X
Customer complaint of "whining" coming from front diff when 4wd engaged, changed all fluid and verified backlash on diff's. Wheel bearings are tight and universals are good. Is this indicatve of this truck?? Related problem- when auto 4wd button is pushed the ...
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2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L cooling VIN: 2GCEC19T2Y
this truck has a5.3 engine and pfi not centeral injection truck is over heating only at idel temp. goes to 239 deg.on scanner when rev up engine temp.goes down to 195 deg took my thermo gun and pointed it at the thermostate housing at idel shows 195 deg thats ...
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1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L crank sensor VIN: 3C3EL55H7W
when i change the crank sensor!it runs verry well.after 24 hr/back to stalling then no start.i put the old one back in wow runs?24-hr latter back to no run.i put the other back in again runs 24 hr same thing.this tells me thant crank sensors are working.humm i...
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L valve timing VIN: 2LC5H38M51
Please Help, Im replacing the Transmission in this vehicle and I belive I turned the engine backwards. Does anyone know the likelyhood that this could have jumped time/ belt slipped a tooth. I havent ran it yet and I know they are an interference engine. Any i...
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1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Stall VIN: 1B7KF26C4R
This truck will idle for approximately 10 minutes then stumble and misfire, eventually stalling. It will restart after cranking repeatedly. Upon restart it will run rough/misfire and blow blue/white smoke until it clears (what I assume) the air out of the pump...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R21
The car stalled while driving. I replaced cam and crank sensors. no effect. fuel flows good with plenty of pressure. I can't get to the injectors to check. but spraying carb cleaner into throttle doesn't help. The engine hits like trying to start at first and ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 3B7HF13Z21
Hello guys, needing some advice on the 1-2 upshift on a dodge. Not really a tranny shop here, but trying to help out a good customer. This truck will eventually shift into 2nd but at high rpms or if you back off the accelerator slightly. All other gears seem t...
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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 Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
Car has reoccuring codes p0171 and p0174. We were able to change the fuel trims at the upper and lower manifolds with carb cleaner; since replacement that no longer occurs. After clearing computer memory and dat starts from scratch it may take afew days for th... Trouble codes: P0174, P0174
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDRE1429Y
Hello to all techs out there. I got this 2000 e150 with a 4.2 giving me nightmares.it is setting a code p0340. Customer installed a new synchronizer and sensor and installed it wrong.i reinstalled using a proper tool at tdc.verified i was on compression stroke... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft postion sensor circuit)
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L Alternator VIN: 1FAFP3438Y
Hello everyone. I am having a difficult time on this one. I have done a lot of research with [...] and IATN both. This alternator is putting out 0amps of current. I have checked battery sense sense terminal, it has 12v. I used a DVOM to check wiring resist...
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2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L engine VIN: 1FAFP42X71
2001 Mustang GT Bullit 4.6 SOHC Car shows up from an auction at our dealership so of course we have no repair history. There is no noise at start up and motor sounds smooth. After running for 2 minutes what seems to be an upper engine noise developes. Its hard...
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2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRW07392
I am trying to help a friend with this supercharged Harley truck. This truck when coming to a stop will idle at about 2000 rpm for about 15-20 seconds before coming down to a normal speed. The IAC was replaced and nothing else seems out of spec but I would lik...
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Turbo VIN: 1FDAF57P8E
This vehicle is an emergency rescue vehicle, so we aren't allowed to have this vehicle for very long. The complaint was a lack of power with the cel on and the turbo tube blowing off. I scanned the vehicle with codes p0478 and P0299 retrieved. I checked the tu...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTSX31P44
Hi all, I got a ford 6.0 came in for no power, confirmed complaint, had 2 EGR codes and several injectors codes, performed KOEO and KOER, codes came back for EGR valve, performed resistance checked and sure enough it was way out of range, replace valve and di...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP53235
came in with no 2nd and a slipping 3rd. found a blown out channel plate gasket at the accumulator bores. disassemble the rest of the trans and everything was clean and in relatively good condition. inspected the int clutch piston per tsb for no 1-2. it was ok....
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2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHG39U13
vehicle came in with random miss fire... when you start the car cold it runs fine after van warms up the right bank(cylinders 2-4-6-8) start missing.. good compression good spark to all cylinders.. tried swapping the injectors for the other side no difference.... Trouble codes: P0300
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L No power VIN: 1GTJK33255
For all you duramax gurus out there! vehicle came in with cel on ..customer complaint of lacks power wont accel over 2000 rpm. Has code 1093 for fuel rail psi. I realize that the code is causing the lack of power by default. the problem is intermittent though ... Trouble codes: P1093 (Fuel rail psi low during power enrichment)
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2006 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SL 5.3L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKFK16Z22
Hello This vehicle has 45 psi fuel pressure.I have replace the fuel pump twice.Replaced fuel pressure reg. with after market.Pulled fuel rail and found no leaks.Pressure will hold at 45 for at least 45 min.Dead head pressure at filter was 500psi.Volume seems...
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2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L clutch VIN: KMHDU46DI7
hi techs, have this problem elantra, came in with metal grind noise complaint when shifting. We found that the clutch was not disengaging completely, when you push the pedal to the floor it is hard to go into gear, reverse grinds. driving down the street does ...
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1997 Infiniti Q45 T 4.1L Hesitation VIN: JNKBY31A4V
Hello there I need to know what the dead head fuel preasure should be. I have about 40 to 45 psi. It will hesitate or not speed up at freeway speed just stay the same speed under full throttle but then put your foot back into it and it goes fine. Fuel filter i...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L asd VIN: 1J4FX58SXS
HELP cust towed vehicle in for a no start with the belief the fuel pump was faulty. connected fuel pressure gauge and nothing no pressure with key on and engine cranking. removed the fuel pressure relay and jumped terminals and fuel pressure came to specificat...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Electronic VIN: 1J4HR48N66
A quick one for you Mopar guys. This '06 Grand Cherokee tranny will not quick learn because the pcm thinks the trans fluid temperature is -30 degreess. The odd part is the trans temp sensor is reading the proper voltage at startup and changes properly as the f...
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: KNDJC73363
Hello IATN techs. Hopefully a simple question today. I've got a Kia Sorento EX with a 3500 V6 that came in this morning with a misfire under load and I've narrowed it down to the spark plugs or one of the coils and I've got it scheduled for monday morning. Thi...
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1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L Tensioner VIN: J18UZ30C1P
I have torn down the timing belt and water pump, replaced both now tensioner is all the way out and the pully will still leave excessive slack on the timing belt, any tricks for that or does it just need a new tensioner alltogether?
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L All Doors VIN: WDB2020202
Hi, We have this merc in the shop with intermittent operation of the PSE central locking,when it fails to operative we have no communication with the central locking unit,Indicators will flash when you go to open so key is ok,we have checked wiring and all se...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L 1-2,3.4 shift VIN: WDBJF65F2W
Hello Techs, 1998 Mercedes E320 with shift problem - Customer stated vehicle driving slow and engine started to run rough and work harder than it should. Vehicle sat overnight - Modis scanned before cold start. Codes were p1999,113,135,c1200. Test drove, ca...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55511
hello this is my first posting i hope someone can help me with this one.customer brought in this vehicle said it struges to stay running.at first when i started the vehicle the idle went up to 2000 rpm for about 4 seconds and then dropped to undre 500 rpm and ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0455, P0300
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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L blend door motor VIN: 2MEFM75W21
Ive got that perfect friday car here, customer came in with complaint of her A/C not working. So the issue is that the blend door motor/actuator is not movin the blend door from hot to cold, just like it is not recieving power. I removed the dash panel and the...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Misfire VIN: 4M2DU86W92
The truck makes a strange popping sound inside the air intake manifold. Not the air cleaner ass'y. This occurs just after warming up. It didn't happen during our past winter which was very cold. Temps are in the 60's & 70's, the truck warms up quick. This sens...
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2003 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Stall VIN: 1MEFM55S13
car has been to three shops,now my turn,she says the car will just stall with no warning,then after five to ten minutes it will start and run fine,won't do it again for days to weeks,first thing i did was to read iatn archives,most responses are to just replac...
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1984 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, surges at idle VIN: JN1PB14S8E
So this regular customer brings in there car for a clicking under hood when cold, could not verify problem because customer would not leave over night. Then months later cust brought in vehicle with a surging idle, it would idle perfect then all of a sudden it...
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1998 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L Temp Gauge VIN: 1G3HN52K8W
Hi Y'all!! The temp gauge on OLDS 88 will drop to zero after warm up! It does stay full of coolant now and PCM shows ECT in range at all times (no code) for ECT. There is warning chime that sounds twice when this starts! I cannot access the body computer with ...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52M8T
Need some help on this. I know its the anti theft system we,ll reset it andthen a week or so later start have problems again when you crank the car theft light flashs and the system shuts the fuel pump down is this a computer problem or a ignition switch probl...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JD12T8V
when i try a crank relearn the scanner says waiting for full throttle.tps is over 4.6v and says 99%.tried lots of times and it wont learn .any help would be appreciated.
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1986 Porsche 944 2.5L Battery VIN: WPOAA0945G
After the work described in related history, I gave the customer back the car with the radio fuse removed and, sure enough, after 4 days, the battery was dead. This is a mystery to me as I had no current drain indication. I am writing this post hoping that som...
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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 won't accellerate VIN: 1G8JW54R33
This is the car has been towed from shop to shop (3 to be exact)it was towed to me from the chev/saturn dealer it was diagnosed as a bad BCM from what I can find out is the dealer put a BCM in it and did not fix the problem, what we found was the TCM was full ... Trouble codes: U2106
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2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L drivetrain VIN: 5GZCZ63404
I have a 2004 Saturn Vue that came in with what sounded like a brake warning indicator squeaking-checked brakes-no problem found-absolutely will not make noise in the air-will not start squeak until you reach 20 MPH-braking has no effect-does not get any loude...
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2004 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L ABS activation low speed VIN: JF1SG656X4
We have replaced right rear wheel bearing(due to noise issue) and now abs activates when just coming to a stop. Did notice new wheel bearing is tapered roller bearing and old one was ball bearing. Thanks for all who reply.
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1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L extended crank VIN: JT3HN86R2V
truck will start right up cold, and runs perfect. once warm, if you let it set for about a half hour it will have an extended crank.sometimes will not start for a while. once it starts it will continue to start unless it sits for a while. any ideas Trouble codes: P0133
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSE29M9X
Ok I give, Need help please!! Sucks to be me, could be fishing for salmon about now..arrrgg. Just going to love this one "the true classic". Vehicle brought in on a hook, Customer just purchased car, States that car stalled now won't run. Performed basic test...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Driver's door switch VIN: 3VWPA81H5X
When the new switch was installed, it didn't change the lack of operation of the driver's window. The passenger window works going both down and up from the pass. front door, but will only go down from the driver's door switch. From these symptoms, I suspect t...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, pings VIN: 3VWSC29M4Y
Customers complaint is that the car idles roughly and pings under load. Basic tune up showed no real answers. Problem persisted; we did a fuel induction cleaning. Scan data looked ok.We cannot find any vacuum leaks, either with a smoke blower or spraying carb ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Misfire VIN: WVWTH63B41
This passat came in from a differnt local shop. They replaced wires, plugs, injector on cyl 3. When the car first came in I check injector pulse, spark, did a compression test 175 and a leakdown 0%. We also check belt timing with the (real tools) fuel pressure... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTG61J82
Alright folks. This is making me loose my hair. Car came to us with an incorrect flow fault. How hard is that, right? We found the air pump coming apart and not pushing anough air, replaced it. Found the vacuum hoses all falling apart and the diaphragm leaking...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L torque converter VIN: WV3AB47002
Hello everyone, We have a vw motorhome that does not want to leave out facility. The customer originally brought the vehicle in for a transmission range sensor because he was told that is why the check engine light is on. we replaced it for him and he was in ...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Instrument C VIN: WAUBA34B1X
The dealer was not wanting to send me a replace cluster, which actually turned out good. They wanted their lead tech to go over the coding as they were sure it was coded incorrectly. The day came when he was available to assist and then I got a bright idea; Le...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KE54Y1X
Will this one is fixed... Here's the story, The I check out all electrical wiring to solnoid and pcm. Current ramped vent solnoid and check control side voltage, also put the fuel tank pressure sensor on my Pico lab scope. Drove the car cold start with the Te... Trouble codes: P1646 (Control Vent Solenoid Circuit Problem).
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1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L speedometer VIN: 1G1YY23PN2
thanx to all who replied leo from south carolina had some good info i appreciate the phone call,goes to show people on this site are dedicated to FIXING vehicles. Asfar as the vette the comm ckt # 817 intermittenly short to ground. Remove dash to accsess ccm,r...
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGK29R6V
Shortly after posting this request, I had an idea. I believed the crank sensor controlled the injectors and that it was causing my problem. The previous owner had replaced it and I had replaced the wiring to it. On a hunch, I backed it out of it's mount in ...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH55K02
Well the Impala is working fine. Most of the responses I got were to check the ign switch real close before replacing the BCM. I guess the ign switch seems to be a common problem for an intermittent no-crank with this model. I actually cut the old Ign switc... Trouble codes: B2618.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, erattic shifting VIN: 1GCHK23142
thanks to Michael, Jimmy, Scott, Phil, Jesse, and Mark. what I found was that the class 2 line between the ecm and the aldl was shorted to voltage only in the on position. it was so little that it would just barely put the threshold voltage above the level a... Trouble codes: U1301 (class 2 data high voltge).
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on
Replaced the Fuel Pressure Sensor on the pass side fuel rail and problem has gone away thanks to all that helped. Trouble codes: P1093.
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44352
thanks to all who replay i finally got this one out the door it was the pcm i replace it and every thing was ok thanks again Trouble codes: P1495 (Leak Detection Pump Solenoid Circuit).
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2004 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD56G84
sorry for the delay in response, the vehicle is now fixed,reploacing the computer fix the problem but not without doubt! we installed the pcm and had the dealer reprogram it and it wouldn't run still, what a fiasco that was! so the dealer ordered another pcm a...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7MF3364Y
Many thanks to all you guys;very good informantion;however you never could have guessed what the problem would be. After fighting with the fuel pump and lines trying to get more fuel flow I finally took out the tank unit and found that the truck had been in an... Trouble codes: P0219, P0236 (Map Sensor), P0336 (CKP Signal), P1690 (FI Pump CKP Sen does not agree with ECM), P1689 (No Communication ECM and Pump Module).
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2000 Dodge Durango 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Z9Y
Thanks for all the replies. I cleaned the throttle body and iac bore and replaced the battery and terminals. The iac bore was carboned up really bad and the battery cables were corroded. The car has been good so far. Thanks again for the help. I love this ...
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2001 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 2B4GP44361
Thanks everyone. Map signal wire shorted to voltage (13v). Having 13v sent to the signal side of a Map sensor will pop each and every one of them. So 1st map replacement destroyed due to high voltage at signal side. repair short to voltage at wiring by right s...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAHP55SX3
Consider this one fixed,customer came back the other day say`s it`s running like a top,thanks everyone for the help :-) Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition engine speed input circuit malfunction).
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45P35
This vehicle is now fixed. The problem was the frame rail mounted fuel pump. I wish that alldata/ford would have made it clear that this is the fuel pump (now i know...and knowing is half the battle). Thanks for the replies and the help to everyone that poste... Trouble codes: P0232, P0272, P0275, P0281.
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S6CK58V6S
after testing all parts and relays i found out that some replaced the power wire to the computer and when they did so they messed up a fewother wires. so i re did the wiring to the computer and car has been driving fine ever since thanks for all your help
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2007 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Loss Of Refrigerant VIN: 5FNYF18637
Well, just when you think you're good at something, you have a new experience and learn to be better. I arrived to work early this morning in anticipation to check for leaks again. Eric from Illinois was right on. Compressor discharge hose (to condenser) is...
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2000 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Misfire VIN: KMHCF35G4Y
Thank you all for your help. The car still has the problem after further testing. Coils were replaced, wires, plugs; and still it does it. The customer appreciated the effort, but, needs the car and is willing to live with it for now. They plan to leave ag...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS1223J
I did the timing belt since it needed to be done anyway, cam chain timing is good also, New cam sensor and new crank sensor. Ran complete new wires to ecm, contacted Hyundai to see if there were any updates, checked sensor to ring gap, and used all oem parts. ... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Sensor No Signal).
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2002 Infiniti QX4 3.5L a/c blower controls VIN: JNRDR09Y62
Good Morning, Thanks to all who responded to my dilemna. The Fix turned out to be a bad resistor for the blower motor. This is just like the Pilots and Acura Tls that lose all blower motor function. We replaced the resistor assembly and all is like new again. ...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Unknown VIN: 1J4GR48K45
The consensus seems to be the temp sensor is in the electro valve control unit and is not serviced by itself. Customer has not yet returned for a follow-up to see if the code has returned. Thanks to all who responded
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L recirculation switch VIN: 1YVFP80C43
fixed at last. thanks to the 2 guys who helped on this one, my local mazda dealer is full of RETARDS . the control panel didnt need replacing the parts guy just said he read the bullitin .when i called him out on it he admited he didnot read it . then said you...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L spring VIN: WDBGA51G5V
Hey guys, thanks for all the advice. I appreicate your time. Anyway, i called around and found a w/140 in a scrap yard. i purchased the rear suspension and diff for a good price. The guys @ the yard told me it was self leveling w/ads. I was going to use the s...
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2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK550 5.5L Air Ride VIN: W0DDJ72X29
Thanks for the replies. I also just went to a Mercedes Benz technicians conference in Reno, and they covered AirMatic and ABC suspensions both of which you just lift w/o disabling. Any fault that occurs when the vehicle is back on the ground is likely to have ...
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1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Blower VIN: 1N4BU31D2R
After futher testing i found the #6,10 amp A/C fuse is hot all the time and should only be hot with key on.This circuit powers the ignition 2 relay, after disconnecting things one by one from the fuse box i found the #6 fuse only powered down when i disconnect...
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2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Stall VIN: 1GMDX13E22
Thanks for the replies. Each one could have been a fix. Abe and Gordon hit it on the head. A new ignition switch fixed this problem. Thanks again.
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2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L shifting VIN: 5Y2SL62883
o.k guys the problem with this car was or transmission was counter shaft bearing exploded internally preventing transmission from working properly- the bad news - customer decided not repair tranny and traded car in to dealer .as far as the starting problem , ...
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2004 Saturn Vue 2.2L cooling fan
Thank you all most of you said it was the resistor and it was. ordered the part will be here next week.
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2004 Saturn Vue 2.2L Flashing headlight VIN: 56ZCZ23DX4
WOW! Thanks to all that Responded! It ended up being a Light Bulb in the Automatic lights. Everything is Fine now! The customer just called and said that everything is GREAT now. Have a GREAT day! Fred
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L rear differential VIN: 4S3BG6854W
Thanks for everyones help. I did confirm that it was the transfer solenoid and gave the option to the customer for me to repair it or to a transmission shop. They will let me know.
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1985 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT4RN50R7F
WE FOUND THE FUSE BLOWN POWERING UP THE FUEL SOLENOID ON CARB.THANX FOR ALL THE HELP GUYS YOU WAS DEAD ON...
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1993 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT5VN94T2P
well, most of the replys were saying to check valve adjustments. i pulled off the easy valve cover and valves were tight. customer declined to have me adjust valves, said he will be back. i think he is going to sell it.thanks to those who replied...jerry
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2008 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L abs VIN: 5TFVD58128
Thanks for all the ideas on this one. The culprit was the axle bearing failing causing metal flakes to be deposited on the tone ring causing the speed sensor failure. The tone ring is part of the bearing. Machine shops are scarce around here to say the least...
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1989 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 16-Valve 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWTC01G3K
MY hunch was correct.Evan though the thermo time switch was with in spec,I replaced it and car starts when cold now. Thanks to all thoughs who replied.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L wiper motor VIN: 3VWSE69M92
thanks for the replies. Most of you told us wiper motor. We informed customer and let him know that it was an educated guess because the track wiring diagrams are a joke and couldnt pinpoint test. He told us he'd get back to us that he was thinking of trading ...
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2000 Volvo V40 1.9L monitors wont set VIN: YV1VW2554Y
Thanks to all that replied. All fuses checked good. Modis,Genisys and Autodiagnose scanners were used and no codes were found. I was not able to identify the failed mode 6 component and the comprehensive component, O2 sensor, catalyst and evap monitors never ...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RS61T03
the s60 appears to be okay. the car continued to start fine, we examained the fuel system further & found no problems. we questioned the customer further and found out that the car had be parked overnight on a incline. I beleive the problem was from a 1/4 fu...
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