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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN634X3
Hello, got one that came in for coolant leak. Drove it in the shop last night, put it on a 4 post lift. Found water pump leaking. Replace pump and fan coupler this morning. Went to start it after doing job, No start. No crank, No codes, Nothing. Put the key in...
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1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G1YY22P0R
the installation went well,( who designed this anyway),but now i noticed under easy acceleration it appears to be fine, however, under quick accel. it misfires at times and has some detonation or so called ping. of course, the customer says it never did this b...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Drl'S VIN: 2GCEK19R7T
DRL'S don not work. Appears that the diode is out off the drl fuse. No voltage to that relay terminal. Anybody know where to find it? Thanks Jerry
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC13R1V
Hey guys, I know that its common to get cam\crank correlation after dist. has been pulled. but all my marks line up. On start up cam timing reads 46, then immediately drops to negative 16. When distributor is turned, cam timing does not change. Negative 16 be... Trouble codes: P1345 (camcrank correleation)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L drops into neutral at cruising speed VIN: 2GCEK19T41
Trans drops into neutral during cruising speeds when this happens the speedometer acks like it is a tacometer and if you apply the brakes to pull over it takes alot of pettle presure to stop and the abs kick on which makes it harder to stop. Also when you shif...
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1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H6K
Vehicle has come in with NO BUS on dash and refuses to start. Have replaced the distributor, crank sensor, throttle positon sensor and ECM and PCM computers. Still nothing. No spark no fuel pump engagement, and no pulse at the fuel injectors... have tried all ...
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L front brakes VIN: 1C3EJ46X0Y
Customer initial complaint was hard brake pedal and "hot smell" from the wheels. Initial test drive revealed what I could see being called a hard brake pedal by the customer. Cracked the bleeders on front calipers and no fluid. Replaced hoses and calipers and ...
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2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L 1rst only after warm up in Drive VIN: 2C3HE66G82
After driving vehicle for 5 to 8 minutes - transmission stays in 1rst while in Drive mode. If I turn motor and key off same problem remains, but if I shift manually with the slap stick mode it will shift normal 1-2-3-4, downshifting manually with slap stick al...
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2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L Body elec. VIN: 1C3AN69L54
Car came in two weeks ago for no start/ no crank. Scanned and found code 1011-00 (BCM system overvoltage) in BCM, cleared it and scanner went to "no communication" but car started. The guy took it home and it was fine for a few days and then the same no start....
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1997 Dodge Dakota Sport 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7GL23Y7V
Truck has headers, throttle body spacer, jet stage 2 chip, flowmaster exhaust that have been on the vehicle for 5 years. Removed chip and had no affect on cond. When truck sits for a few minutes after being run, it will start ok but as it idles it will start t...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1B7HF16Z5W
Thanx in advance for your time. When cold intrmitently this rig will drop idle you can hear the iac opening all the way. Map readings go high 3.9 -4.1 volts. Only did it to me 2 times i didnt get a vacuum gauge hooked up before it cleared up. I replaced map an...
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2000 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B4HR28Z5Y
This truck misses the 1-2 shift. After staying in 1st till about 4000 rpm it will go from first to 3rd and then continue to shift out normally after that. If I try and manually shift from 1st to 2nd from a stop it will remain in 1st until the shifter is moved ...
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2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L Battery VIN: 1B3ES46CX1
OK We got a dodge neon call approx. 12day ago no-start, tested the battery.. battery was not holding Charge so we replaced it. Today customer called saying its not starting, brought it to the shop.. recharged the battery with vehicle alternator(running), did l...
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2005 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1DZHW58NX5
customer brought vehicle in a week ago with mil on and code p0441 for purge performance. Tested the solenoid as per mitchel software and thought the valve was faulty. replaced valve and a week later the customer brought the vehicle back with the same problem. ... Trouble codes: P0441
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 3D7MS48C05
We have just installed a reman engine in this truck and are filling the cooling system. The original coolant was the extended life Mopar coolant and that is what we are putting back in it. Should I add the Nitrite additive (Napa Kool) or is it not necessary fo...
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2007 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3HB28B17
Changed Gas Cap, Smoked Fuel System - no external leaks, Monitored Pids - fuel trims ok, coolant temperature ok, O2 readings ok. Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Gross Leak)
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6539T
Today's headache is a 96 contour 2.0 5 speed. It came in with a complaint if intermittent stall or hesitation when taking off from a stop, intermittent idle surge, and a p0171 lean code. It already had a new Bosch oxygen sensor and a reman MAF. It's a Ford, so... Trouble codes: P0171
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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L 4x4 Switching VIN: 2FTPX28L8W
after inspecting wiring and connections, and the first road test it wound not act up at all, we replaced the 4x4 switch figuring the switch was intermitant, it worked fine for a week, now is back doing it again, stays in 4wd high, will switch to 4wd low but wi...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Reverse VIN: 1FTYR14X7X
HELP, NEED FORD P/N # FOR UPDATED REVERSE SERVO COVER GASKET? THANKS IN ADVANCE(my local dealer wants to over sell me)THANKS GUYS(I.A.T.N. IS GREAT)
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDAW57F3Y
Here goes... Truck came in missing on cylinder number 3 seems worse at idle. Thats easy replace #3 injector...removed valve cover and someone has already been here. Did a compression test #3 had 250psi compression...sold jasper reman engine. Guess what...this ...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Auto 4 Wheel Drive VIN: 1FMPU18L0Y
This Ford is starting to drive the shop nuts. It came in last week with a hard chatter on accel and we found it was in the transfer case. After running a system check on the Transfer case we found nothing electrical wrong and ordered a used transfer case. Afte...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L loss of gears VIN: 1FTNW21F42
Hi all: this is my son's farm truck. It was a theft recovery vehicle with low mileage: had been used to run back and forth across the border until caught. It experienced frequent problems shifting into OD, but after popping into N and shutting off the switch a...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Heat Control VIN: 1FAHP56S0G
Blend door is not broken or binding , tried another acturator still not working unable to clear code 24 resets as soon as we clear it. Went through flow chart and it says to replace actuator disconnected battery to reset controller still resets code, have 5 vo...
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2003 Ford E-350 5.4L MIL Lamp on, runs rich bank 1@2 VIN: 1FBSS31L33
This van runs perfectly no loss of power idles smooth no misfires. Power balance is o.k. I have inspected the intake system to look for false air and have located nothing. o2 sensors work perfectly. The customer has owned this van for 3 months and says the che... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2004 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSS34L34
comp on affected cylinders is 165 and 160 coils and plugs were replaced with new no vacum leaks detected injecters are firing checked with noid lite and solarity scope vacum is stable at 20 in Trouble codes: P0303, P0308, P0171, P0174
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L conveter / rev VIN: 1FTSW21P06
Tranny Techs I need some help with this 5R110 trans. It started out it seemed to try to stall the engine in rev with A code for B sol. stuck. We pull the pan and it had a lot of steel shavings in the bottom. So we removed the tranny disassemble it and did not ...
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No A/C clutch VIN: 1HGEJ8146W
When the vehicle goes to idle the ac shuts off. anthing above idle the ac functions normal. 50 rpm above idle and the ac works. The relay (coil side) I can see the ground that is controlled by the computer shut off and come back on when the idle increases.
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2001 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 456CK58W11
well after this suv came with a flashing SES when cold and came with lean rich codes.p0172, p0174 p0175. i spayed around intake and i found a leaky intake and replce gaskets along with spark plugs. Then it was sent out, but two days later the car came back wit... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174, P0175, P0300
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2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L run good VIN: KMHCF35G2Y
cannot get this car to ru evap and catalyst monitors please help
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C22
hi guys , stuck, i have an accent with no computer, chacked all powers and grounds and replaced it with two differnt used ecms, from two different scrap yards, i have no injector drive, no spark, no fuel pump, i have checked all powers and all grounds to the e...
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Timing VIN: JACDH58VXR
hello all this trooper is a 1994 3.2 v 6 SOHC the problem is the timing belt broke ,we got the new belt and i cant get it right ,i read the Michael book on the timing ,but it doesn't tell you witch of the four marks on the right cam is the correct one. the rig...
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1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L ABS/ Traction Ctl. VIN: SAJPD1849X
Hello fellow Jaguar techs.! I got this cat here with a ABS/ Stability Ctl./ Traction control message. Also, the speedometer is intermittently inop, when speedo is inop, Transmission Failure message appears,( obviously), no speed signal= no Trans control, cool....
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L temperature gauge VIN: SAJDA01N21
The car came in with an overheating problem,the customer said it got hot,she also said that the temperature gauge went all the way to the red hot area of the gauge and rigth after that the engine shut off,she was able to restart the engine and drove it to our ...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L ride control VIN: SAJWA71C34
Right front air strut replaced by us 1 year ago old unit leaked down . Now irregularly the rear units seem to stiffen up after driving pretty severely occasionally obviously i have no scan gear for this but wondred if any jag experts could help out Thanks in A...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58S5S
Hi got a real challenging one here, this truck will start and run fine, but after driving for a few miles, will started breaking up and run terrible. if you feather it for a few minutes your good for most of the day driving. this truck was at the dealer where ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58Y6V
Engine will cut out while cruising. Can get it to cut out while around 1500 to 2000 rpm even in park. Feels like singal cylinder misfire. Pid data showed lost synch at same time. Checked synch, fluctuates 3 degrees around 0. Replaced dist anyways, no help stil... Trouble codes: P301P
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Hesitation VIN: SALNY222X3
We have no injector pulse to Cyl #3 and #5. Is there anything on this that will cause only these 2 cyl to not pulse besides the obvious PCM. Would mis-timed Cam on that head cause this? Trouble codes: 1319 (Unknown), 0304 (Misfire 4), 0305 (Misfire 5)
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Stall VIN: WDBDA28D9N
Hey Benz gurus, I need help diagnosing this one. Car came in with start and stall. Will run for almost 3 seconds. The vehicle does this every time. I have check the boot under the manifold and replaced the overvolt relay. If I spray the plate with carb spray, ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG70J81
The check engine light in this vehicle comes on, storing codes P0130, P0150, P0136, and P0156. The customer states that this has been a recurring issue since well before the vehicle was out of warranty. The dealer was unable to find any problem, but replaced a... Trouble codes: P0130 (O2 Sensor B1S1 open circuit), P0150 (O2 Sensor B2S1 open circuit), P0136 (O2 Sensor B1S2 open circuit), P0156 (O2 Sensor B2S2 open circuit)
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L burning smell VIN: WDBUH82J64
Car came in with melted secondary air pump replaced secondary air pump, diverter valve & relay. checked system & performed all tests with SDS for secondary air system & they all passed. Car came back within 1 week & new pump was melted & inoperative. Again ra...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
This Mercedes runs very rough at idle. Code P2054(camshaft adjuster) will set after a few seconds of running. Working with other Techs (with Mercedes experience) we figured the cam timing or V.V.T. phaser were not installed correctly?? This car has been at two... Trouble codes: P2054 (camshaft adjuster)
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2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRE33516
This vehicle was towed in as a cranks-no-start. Additionally, the remote key is inop, the airbag light is on, the speakers are inop, although the radio display works fine, and responds to all inputs. The turn signals work, but do not display in the instrument ...
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Surge VIN: 1N4BL11E13
Here we go... We have this car and because it has a code P0128 along with the P0650 the car goes into limp mode. Well, we can take care of the P0128 but all tests ran and voltage and continuity tests lead me to the instrument cluster (Multifunction Indicator f... Trouble codes: P0128 (Temp out of range.), P0650 (MIL control circuit.)
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3HN52KXS
This vehicle will intermittantly cut out and stall,run bad and then run good for awhile.Seems to happen after about half an hour of running.We have replaced maf sensor twice,crank sensor,wires,O2 sensor,Lifted the upper plenum and replaced gaskets,checked inje... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF sensor voltage low), P0131 (Oxygen sensor lean)
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1989 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2FS21F7K
Can anyone confirm if I should be able to extract codes via Tech2 on this vehicle or is it just flash codes? Tech2 when plugged in will not power up. many thanks Andy [...]
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Headlamps VIN: 1G2NW52E0Y
Car in our H.S. automotive program shop. L/H headlamp is dim. Both L/H H/L filaments are illuminated in low and high beam settings. R/H headlamp has normal operation. Ran continuity checks from junction (fuse) box to H/L bulb plug due to wire corrosion problem...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF12T91
I'm missing something with this one and need help. Car came in a no start. Had multipule codes. At first was getting weak spark and weak injector pulse. Unable to check waveform (scope in for repair). After replacing everything known to man, I'm getting good s...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Not Specified VIN: 1G2WP52K81
My future son in law bought a 2001 Pontiac gt 3800 series. V-6 Engine with auto 4 spd. trans. based on info provided by other members of the IATN having lots of experiance on this make on model. The engine seems to have come up as being bullet proof/Possible h...
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2007 Pontiac G6 2.4L Stall VIN: 1G2ZF58BX7
First thanks for you help. I have a 2007 Pontiac G6 w/a 2.4. Vehicle came in with a cold stall at stops. Verified the concern, vehicle lurches then stall at stops, cold only. Pulled codes P0013 and P0014, (Exhaust camshaft actuator solenoid.) Perform the pinpo... Trouble codes: P0013, P0014
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L compressor VIN: YS3ED45E5X
Test seemed to be pretty simple has no reference voltage at blue and yellow wire should be around 5.0 volts I have 0 volts tested for continuity between dice module and pressure switch connector circuit not grounded or open I noticed on scanner dice readings a...
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2007 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L Starting VIN: 5TBBV58137
Hi everyone, My personal truck is acting up. The vehicle will start and then stall within 2 seconds. The immobilizer light in the center of the dashboard is not lit at all at any time that i have noticed. This seems like an imobliser issue to me, but im not v...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WVWNA23B5Y
Car came in leaking and 3 qt. low, complaint was oil light on.Fixed leaks and changed the oil.Drove car 10 miles no faults. Delivered car. 7 day later customer stated oil lamp flashed at 70 mph and twice at idle. Refuses to drive car say our repair should have...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Water Pump VIN: JTEHF21A92
Good afternoon Techs, I have a Jetta that came in overheating. Codes P2181, P0117, & P0011. First I found that the large fan was inoperable. I replaced the entire assembly, now working fine except that it seems to be coming on at a high temp reading on the sc...
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2002 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L cluster VIN: YV1SW58D02
Hi, Folks This is the Wifes car, and I'm at the end of my rope. Cluster started quiting awhile back, did some research, and realized this was common...bad solder joints/or/voltage reg. Dealer wants 1K for a new one, says can't use a used one. In looking aroun...
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2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L Windshield washer causing static from speakers VIN: YV1SZ59H23
Really odd one here. When the windshield washers are turned on, there is loud static from the radio speakers, whether the radio is on or off. It will occur for 3-4 times with use of the windshield washer, then it goes away. Only occurs with the washer button, ...
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: YV1CZ59215
This vehicle was towed in, customer drove about 1 block from house, died while driving. Has no fuel pressure before fuel filter, or at fuel rail. Has spark at coil and inj. pulse. We can hear the fuel pump run, but no/zero pressure. We understand that this veh... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Misfire 1), P0302 (Misfire 2), P0336 (Ckp a circuit range / perf)
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1999 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L compressor VIN: JH4DC2392X
Thank you to everyone for your help. The evap. temp. sensor was the problem. After I viewed your suggetions, I performed the test for the evap. temp. sensor in Mitchell On Demand and it failed. So keep some ice water handy for the test. Aloha!
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1992 Audi V8 Quattro 4.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUBV84C1N
I received 9 replies with very good information. After extensive testing I took vehicle to an audi specialist and after them spending 3 days on it they were not able to determine the problem either. My feeling is that we are still dealing with a faulty ecm t... Trouble codes: 00513 (engine speed sensor).
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L dsc VIN: WBAGJ8321V
The information that I received on this problem was very helpful.Thank you , the problem was one tire was a different size.
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Buckle VIN: WBABK8338X
Sorry for the long delay the customer went on vacation and I was able to repair the car the other day. I replace the buckle and cleared the code all is ok now. Thankyou to all for your input on helping me repair this car. Dana
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2006 BMW 760Li 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHN01068
thanks guys reply,we found the torsion spring come out from the intermediate lever .
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L timing chains VIN: 1GYEE63724
After a closer inspection I found the teeth on the crank sprocket to be worn. It is hard to describe but I'll say they were not semetrical and looked like they curved to the right slightly. It looked like the chain was wearing into the drive side of the toot...
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1988 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L No Start VIN: 1G1JC1114J
Thanks to all ! THE BEAST IS FIXED! Without my Snappy Scanner, working on this car was a bit harder than usual. The fix was indeed replacing the ignition module. Please read all the excellent replies that I received for this problem. I did replace the cranksha...
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G1JC5243X
Checked running compression on all cylinders and found all within spec except for cylinder number 2 which had 90psi. This was due to an incorrect insert for the spark plug threads installed previously. Repaired the insert and still had a misfire. Found head... Trouble codes: P0302.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L steering pump VIN: 1GCHK29U73
The truck has been parked for about a week and a half. The owner is going to the Chevrolet dealership to have the hydroboost replaced.I was waiting to find out more of what they found before closing this, but will close it this way. After checking fluid flow f...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N41
After checking the wiring and nothing found, removed timing cover and found crank timing mark off one tooth, all the cam gears and idler were lined up. Reset timing marks, plated links with dots, and re-assemble engine. Now vehicle runs fine with no codes and ... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil 1 primary circuit), P0352 (Ignition coil 2 primary circuit), P0355 (Ignition coil 5 primary circuit), P0357 (Ignition coil 7 primary circuit), P0358 (Ignition coil 8 primary circuit).
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Abs VIN: 1B4HS28Z81
Thanks for all your input, guys. At first I didn't think any of those answered what I thought was going on. However, me and my boss decided to just completely redo the rear brakes again even though I found nothing wrong. I did all those things that were sugges...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTZF1827W
whe we removed battery and tray to access pcm connector we noticed the spout connector (positioned on the back side of engine harness from engine to firewall) had a bare spot on one of the two spout wires where it was intermittently contacting the firewall und...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L compressor clutch VIN: 2FMZA5148Y
This was a broken wire problem, it turned out to be the wire from the cycling switch to the PCM. We bypassed the switch early on, but the wire was broken between the switch and PCM. The schematic was not clear about where the PCM recieved the ON signal, which ...
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
Well I must have screwed up somewhere. I took the plenum off again and saw no sign of anything wrong, but I replaced the gaskets and isolator bolts again. The car has been on the road for three weeks and the customer states that all is well; no problems,no MIL... Trouble codes: P0174, P0174.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FDWF37P94
Thanks for all replies , I wasnt able to find any aftermarket connectors. Ford dealer had complete engine harness for 237.00. My buddy who works at the dealer had a used harness & I was able to by 1 connector from him.
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2004 Ford E-250 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24W0H
Thanks to everyone who replied. we got as far as checking compression on the bank one cylinders. Then the customer, who owns like 15 of these Ford vans for his transportation business, had to have the van back. So we did not get a chance to check other things ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank one).
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX12515
Thanks for your time and help. Sugested ground was OK and all cables too. We change both ,fueltemp/pressure and power steering presure sensors, parts from dealer. Drov the car for 150 mil and nothing. Costumer have the car for couple of days and no complain... Trouble codes: P0182 (FT sensor circuit low), P0552 (Power steering pressure sensor low).
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21525
Well I motor-vac serviced the fuel system and changed the fuel filter and the truck got shipped. I'm not convinced it is fixed, but it hasn't been back YET. Trouble codes: P0191, P0452.
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2006 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L popping noise through air cleaner VIN: 2FMDA51636
Thanks to all who replied, out of 16 replies, 2, I'm sure got it right . There was a TSB for the exact symptoms I had, which was to reprogram the pcm for something to do with the IAC. I eventually did get an ok from the customer for a compression check and a...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22973
Finally fixed this civic. I had the egr valve unplugged and no have changes. Checked fuel volume and was great. Started to think back to basics and road tested vehicle for a long (30 minutes) road test. Notice now only does it under heavy load going up a hill ... Trouble codes: 2002, 7201, 7101, 7401.
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2006 Infiniti M45 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY01E1G
Thanks to David and Usman, they pointed the way to the problem, most likely being the camshaft actuator itself, or the solenoid. the oil quality is an issue, but this engine was very clean. due to the large amount of money already expended on body work and o... Trouble codes: P0021 (IVT control).
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA01U43
Thanks guys for all the help. I pulled the intake and it was full of oil. Cleaned it out, replaced the map sensor and the seal between the throttle connector and the manifold, manifold gaskets,crankcase vent valve and ran an intake cleaning through it. So far ... Trouble codes: P0105 (Map sensor circuit), P0300 (misfire), P0301 (cyl. 1 misfire), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304.
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L timing VIN: KNDUP13173
thank you all for your information, i have not found any problems with the engine or how it runs, i am suspecting that is has been running with this one gear off 2 teeth for some time. i am going to replace the belt and set all the marks back to where they sho...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10V4X
I found some bad wire for front bank vvti solenoid above the tranny valley closer to rear head. repaired wire which fixed the weird signal that I found on my lab scope was asking everybody about. I also found the vvti solenoids to get sticky when they got war... Trouble codes: P1354, P1349, P1346, P0300, P0302, P0304.
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2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L no 4-5 upshift. 4th gear is highest will go VIN: JTJBT20X63
Thanks to all who replied. I changed the valve body w/ used unit and all is well. I bench tested all the solenoids and cleaned valve body on original but there must have been something in there that i missed. Thanks again.
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA63EXR
install new ARS control unit and coding it .. it's fix the problem thanks for all help Trouble codes: 098 (CAN no reception from ASR).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L low power VIN: WDBHA24G8X
the 2 replies I received didn't help me,please guys read my questions, The car is driving fine at the moment I just need to know what is involved to replace the PVC components and what the labortime is to do this operation,please mercedes guys help me out!!! T... Trouble codes: P0243 (Air flap actuator malfunction).
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L wipers VIN: WDBUF70J83
Ok - We got 5 replies and all were helpful - thanks. 3 suggested front SAM was bad or coded wrong, 1 suggested replacement windshield could be the cause (windshield was in fact replaced 2 years ago), 1 suggested bad wiper motor or binding wiper linkage and 1 s...
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2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L Surge VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
would like to thank all that responded to help with this vehicle, i switched the rear injectors to the the front and the miss fire went to cyl 2, replaced injector and problem solved. so once again thanks to everybody, nissan quest for sale lol.
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1992 Pontiac Grand Prix LE 3.1L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G2WJ14T6N
Thank for everyone a shorted injector was the problem client declined repair and paid for dissassembly only.
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2004 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2HX52K84
Checked alternator with load test and was fine. This stalling was very sporadic and no real pattern in which to locate problem. Finally decided to actually pull the pcm and take a good look at pins. Upon removal of PCM connector I found the weatherpack seal ...
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2002 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L Clutch VIN: WP0AB29952
Thanks to all that responded. I wish that the customer would give me all the info from the beginning. He had clutch slave and accumulator replaced at another shop six months ago. We advised him to take the car back for warranty work. The other shop redid th...
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2000 Subaru Forester S 2.5L pedal VIN: JF1SF6551Y
Thanks to all recieved info re check master,wheel bearing loose,bleed. Re re all pads service pads,free up all pads in supports.Pedal improved.Check with customer after several weeks,happy with pedal. Thanks again to all. Francis.
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L failed emission VIN: 4T1BF12B7T
Finally! Got the monitors to run and it passed the emission test. I had a lot of replies with lots of ideas. A few expressed that the drive cycle to be completed properly needs to be performed on a dyno. I don't have access to a dyno so I could not try that. A...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L security system VIN: JT2BF28K8X
Thanks to you all for eleven replies. I learned a lot here and so did the customer.Never lose your only key and hang on to a spare! We wound up sending the ecm off for reprogramming to two new keys and the car started right up. Everyone happy!!!
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 5TDBT48A62
We tried all the suggested procedures and were unable to relearn the new keys,sent it to the dealer and they could not repair it.So we are using the transponder from original key,totrick the ecu untill customer can afford an ecu
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2006 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L a/c system VIN: JTEBU14R86
after replacing blower controller and hvac module,i did the wiggle test on # 2 heater fuse and found the socket to be spread enough not to make 100% contact until the heated partially open circuit at the fuse socket made contact.i pinched the socket closed the...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L 2-3 shift VIN: 9BWGP61J52
Sorry for the delay, but I was waiting for a Golf TDI automatic to come in the shop so I could try a known good TCM. Well after I swapped it in, the transmission shifts fine...no 2-3 flare up. I still don't know why it didn't show up as an amperage fluctuati...
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