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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L Door Locks VIN: 2HNYD18643
Please help! customer brought in and complaint all door locks won't work with remote or door lock switches on both side of door. Checked and found blown fuse #12(20a) on passenger side fuse box. Replaced new fuse and all door lock works again but, it burned a...
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2005 Acura RL 3.5L compressor variable capacity control solenoid VIN: JH4KB16575
When I check power INTO the Variable Capacity Control Solenoid Valve (VCCSV)(black wire) I find battery voltage. When I check the red wire I find it is ground but not a strong one, this wire goes to the Climate Control Unit.***If I remove the harness at the VC...
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1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Clutch VIN: 4USCJ3324V
Hello...we have got a winner! We did a clutch assembly six months ago along with a clutch master and slave cylinder. We have the vehicle back here with a complaint of the clutch pedal going to the floor after driving for extended periods of time on the freeway...
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1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 4USCH3330X
hey everyone ,,we have a nightmare here customer originally brought the car on a hook due to a leaky water pump .we replaced the water pump water ,pump pulley and fan clutch ,...Ever since that the car seems to brake every fan shroud and drive it throught the ...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Phasing Of Driveshaft VIN: WBAGH8345Y
Car came in with a failed rear axle CV joint. I replaced the rear section of the driveshaft with a used one, but did not take note of the phasing before I separated the two halves of the driveshaft and installed it. I didn't think about the phasing until I fel...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN53461
We smoke tested the intake and evap system and found no leaks. We replaced the mass air flow meter after testing and road tested several times. The only code to come back is the #25 activation of o2 sensor before cat. Tested the sensor during warm up and have ... Trouble codes: 228 (o2 sensor control deviation too large bank 2), 233 (Cat conv efficiency bank one), 234 (Cat conv efficiency bank 2), 238 (Missfire cyl 1), 25 (Activation of o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 1)
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L abs light VIN: WBAGL63492
need help from bmw techs.this car came in two weeks ago with a code for lr wheel speed sensor harness failure(5eaa)was the code.replaced lr speed sensor all was good.car comes back today abs light on,scanned found 4 codes 5ead lf wheel speed sensor harness fai...
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1999 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6EL12Y2X
Hi all. This Eldo came in from another shop they installed a water pump and being the shop owners car he decided to do a little P.M. and change the Alt also. The alternator was defective with a dead short (straight from GM themselves) and upon install shorted ... Trouble codes: P1631 (Password missmatch reprogram ecm), P0630 (b2750)
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L brakes VIN: 2GCEK19K0P
Hi all: Problem child is here today. Truck has VERY low brake pedal and is spongy. Will not stop well. We put on brake pads a few months ago with NAPA Premium pads.Rotors,calipers,hoses,etc look good. Rear drum brakes are OK. No brake light on or any codes. I...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GNFK16R5X
After installation of the engine, noticed a very subtle misfire that sorta felt as though is was drivetrain related. Rechecked everything. After several days, customer agreed to take vehicle with the understanding that hopefully it would get worse and we would...
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1G1YY22G32
Hi guys i have a 2002 vett with a noise sounding like its coming from in the bell housing it only does it in drive going down the road wont do it in nuetral,reverse,ror in drive with the brake on any one hjave a similar problem before i start tearing it down
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 3C3EL55H2X
Really need some help on this one. Car came in with misfires and rough running. Replaced sparkplugs and wires and valvecover gaskets because they were leaking onto sparkplug wires. This solved the misfires, but we still have a very bad bog on acceleration. The...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2C4GF684X5
Vehicle came in with intermittant ABS and BRAKE light flashing after driven for 10 km or so . Vehicle also displays a surge @1700rpm, thinking these two are related. Scan for codes, no engine, abs, or trans codes
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1994 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1B4GH44R6R
hello to all i have a 1994 dodge caravan with 3.3 we have a miss under load and lack of power while driving we have installed new plugs 2 new sets of wires new coil we have replace fuel filter we have good fuel pressure and good volume also the converter was b...
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L idle or wide open th VIN: 1B7MC336XX
hey fellow techs,got a good one here,this truck came in,customer stated he put a new tps on it and it still is acting up.this truck idles fine and starts fine,but the moment the throttle is depressed it goes into orbit,it will max out the engine speed,as soon ...
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2000 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L # 8 cyl VIN: 1B7GG2AN7Y
Truck came in with miss on #8 cyl found bent spark plug electrode no foreign material in cyl found replaced plug and truck ran good assumed that customer bent the electrode when he did the tune up. The truck has came back after 2500 miles and we have found the...
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2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AG42H01
Hello all. This one is driving me crazy. This car comes in yearly for the PA state inspection and emissions test. Every year I pull the same codes (fourth year now). the guy is only worried about passing the inspection so he only shoots for the $150.00 waiver ... Trouble codes: P0155 (O2 Heater Circuit B2S1), P0134 (No O2 Activity B1S1), P0401 (Insufficient EGR Flow), P1400 (Manifold Diff. Pressure Sensor)
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Engament VIN: 2B8GP44G01
This car was bought in auction when engage the transmission from park to reverse or drive makes a noise like hummm the hotter the engine the louder it is.if the electrical plug of the solenoid pack is disconnected won't do it also when it's downshifting from 5...
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2002 Dodge Durango R/T 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1BF4HS38N9
well im stuck. Customer came in with evap large and small leak codes. tested vehicle with smoke machine could find no leaks anywhere. although gas cap is aftermarket but it is new. so i tested and found a bad NVLD pump and replaced that cleared the light and r... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap small leak detected)
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1988 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTNX20FXX
This is beingposted for a friend- the VIN is from my truck. He has swapped a 7.3 from a '92 into an '88. Ihave not seen this truck, it is in another town, but after a 1/2 dozen phone calls I am trying for some other ideas. He says the engine will run for about...
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15N1L
Hey guys this one has me baffled. This truck belongs to my son. He started it up and drove approximatly 100 yards and it stalled. There was no spark. He replaced the ignition module only to find out there still no spark. Replace the distributor with a reman un...
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1993 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Brake pull VIN: IFTCR10U2P
Customer dropped truck off at our shop complain of a brake pull between 60-70 mph. we test drove truck and had hard pull to the left, replaced the left front cailper and corrected problem and let customer have truck. Couple weeks later customer returns saying ...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Noise VIN: 1FMDU24E3X
This was not our first timing chain job in a 4.0 sohc explorer the jackshaft chain tensioner was broken and we put all 4 chains and all the guides and all four new tensioners and most of the gears. The thing still rattles !!! Rattles all the time. Its like you...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56F4Y
This truck has exibited a long crank hard start issue for about a year the cust has not wanted to diag. Yesterday he called and said the truck started to run bad and then stalled and would not restart, so he towed it in. I have checked a lot of things and no c... Trouble codes: P0562 (Syst voltage too low), P0340 (Cam sens ckt fault), P1211 (Ipc press above or below disired), P0605 (Internal controler module rom error)
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L cylinder head VIN: 1FMRV17W61
This customer wants a used head installed because of spark plugs blowing out...I have not done a head on this kind of ford engine... can it be done in the vehicle and the timing chains installed without any special tools? All help is greatly appreciated,thanks...
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU70E93
We have had this truck towed back several times for a no start. Everytime we start our diag the darn thing starts right up and runs fine. We have drivin this thing several hunderd miles trying everything we can think of to get it to fail with no luck. Tested f... Trouble codes: B1483, P1816, P0500, B1818
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L interior lights VIN: 1FN1E456HL
hey ford guys i have this 03 expedition that came in with interior lights staying on and door ajar message on in instrument cluster. hooked up scanner and found left rear door switch saying open door when closed replaced door ajar switch now says door is close...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L tcm or valve body VIN: 1FAFP28145
customer complaint is the vehicle at highway speeds goes into neutral and will not go back into drive untll customer pulls over, shuts car off and then restarts. when it arrived at my shop it had a code po641 and the vehicle had just experienced a neutral cond...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Steering shimmy VIN: 1FTNF21525
I would guess many of you have experienced this problem. A violent, almost uncontrollable shimmy at or above 45 MPH. Has anyone ever found a resolution?
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Compressor VIN: 3FAHP08Z26
car came to us after being at the dealer with no ac compressor engagement. pressure in system is reading correctly and so is evap temp sensor. when we follow fords flow cart fo no cooling it asks us to change control head. still doesnt work.so then decided to ...
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2000 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTFG15W7Y
This van was towed into our shop the other day for a no start condition. We found the ignition 1 fuse blown. Replaced the fuse, van started and ran fine. Checked for obvious things, wires in affected circuits that may have exposed wire showing. There is alot o...
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L abs pump/module VIN: 1GKEK63U64
Hello everyone I have a truck with a abs issue i would like to run by you guys.Ok i have a code c110 that is hard set will not clear.I removed the ebcm from the pump and check for ground and power at the pump connector. Has ground on one side and 11volts on th...
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1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5633R
i have this accord no start,no spark no injector pulse cam is turning the distributor.i have power to the igniter on the black with yellow tracer and the green wire got i have power to coil. i replaced distributor with a reman also replaced main relay still no...
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1998 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Alternator VIN: 4S6CM58W4W
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Srs Light VIN: 1HGEM22541
The srs light comes on while driving. It will go out when i am stopped or in park. I have scanned for codes, none found. I do have a code in the pcm 20-02 eld high voltage. I looked for the description in aldata but couldn't find it. Not sure if it's related t...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Shut Valve VIN: 1HGCM55634
month a go pull the code p2242 evap shut valva stack closed replace the comoplete canister and shut valve. 2 weks later vehiculo camback whit the same code ,remove canister we found water in the litle plastic tank located above canister olso water in the shut ...
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.7L Srs VIN: KMHWF35H75
The SRS system is now completely disabled and disconected, but I don't have the adapter to perform the required tests described, after system preparation, the diagnostic procedure request me to check PAB resistency, but I need some adapters whic I don't have. ...
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1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKN6745T
This car has very poor idle and hesitation and the check engine light is on and also flashing. I removed the spark plugs and no indicaion of mechanical problem. My MT2500 Scanner does not read JAG. Any idea where to begin to look?
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Hard start VIN: 1J4FY49S1W
Alright this vehicle cam in from another shop with a hard start concern.when attempting to start the vehicle you have to give it throttle like it's flooded.check fuel pressure-ok.dropps off slowly so I pulled the injection rail and check for leaking injectors ...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S0Y
Modis troubleshooter and Alldata do not list the P1685 code. Does anyone have any idea what that means or what may be causing it? Two members have that listed in the knowledge database, but neither show a fix for it. Thanks for any and all help! Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected), P1685 (Invalid Key Message from SKIM)
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNADC12553
First start of the day, the idle hunts 500 to 1000 .. after 30-45 min of driving the car seems to start to have no throttle response unless pedal to the metal. as you keep going the no power or throttle response gets worse and you have to pull over. car is idl...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Cruise control VIN: SALJY1246X
We have the cruise control fixed by installing cruise control ECU from other car. Part #AMR1173 (5GA 004 397-12) made by Hella- same for 1995 Classic and Discovery I up to 1999. My question is: if anybody is rebuilding these units? Land Rover dealer doesn't h...
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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 Lexus SC400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8UZ30C3N
PLEASE HELP...When I got this in the plugs, wires, cap, and rotor were shot and the right cam sensor wires were cut by the serp. belt. So I replaced them and the o2's but the car is still acting up. at idle there is a distinct jerk to the motor, I have been g... Trouble codes: 13 (cam sensor), 21 (02 sensor), 28 (02 sensor)
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1999 Mazda Miata 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1NB3531X
Ok here you go ive inherited this fine piece of ______t,Intermittanly cold start stumbles falls on its face last a couple min and goes away.Cust states it also surges on highway havnt felt this yet though.Maf reads 4gps at idle ltft and stft lil neg.What is th...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Intake Manifold VIN: WDBBA45C2F
Hello,replacing intake manifold gaskets ,cant find info on torque spec.thanks
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Comressor shuts off VIN: WBBJF55F4V
Hello techs, I have a car with an intermittent problem with the a/c compressor shutting off when driving on the highway. However, when parked, the system runs continuously. Even on a hot day in the sun. In order to run the system again after shut-off,I have to...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Abs,Bas,Asr VIN: WDBJF65F8W
Vehicle came in requesting front brakes also stating that the bas and asr lights are on. We replaced the front brakes and attempted to retrieve codes from abs module. Cannot communicate with abs module or bas/asr system. Did pull codes from pcm and found one f...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz vito 2.2L No Start VIN: WDF6380942
Hello everyone,I have a Vito diesel that presented 2 months ago with a no start situation and code p1187 rail pressure monitoring , there was no fuel in the filter,I replaced the filter and the filter non return valve and fitted new seals on the pressure contr... Trouble codes: P1187
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1995 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AA26A6S
Well this is driving me nuts, it came in with code po340 cam sensor signal. Couldn't get it to act up so suggested maby a bad sensor in dist. cust showed up two weeks later with code reset and a new dist., said put it in , well needless to say code came back a... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Key VIN: JA4LS21H4Y
Is there a procedure to code a new key on this vehicle without using a scan tool. I know the procedure for volvo and ford and just wondering the dealership wants $150.00. The student has the orginal key and a blank he got on ebay.
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2006 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Parking Lights VIN: 1N6BA07B26
I have just replaced the ipdm due to a no start. After replacing the truck started up and everything works as should except the parking lights. When you turn parking lights on with switch then turn them off they stay on. I did a search on here to find that som...
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2007 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Torque Converter VIN: 5N1AR18WX7
Hello techs. This Pathfinder has a vibration when the torque converter locks up in OD. It's been a while since I test drove it, and I can't remember if it happens when locking up in 3rd gear as well, and I know that would be a valuable bit of info.. The proble...
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2008 Nissan Quest 3.5L unknown VIN: 5N1BV28U78
here's something weird. When driving this quest very occasionally when you step on the brake the check engine light and the brake light will come on. when you start driving again they will go off. Checked for codes in all computers and there are no codes anywh...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L starting/pcm power VIN: 1G3GR62H01
very intermittent no start condition, every time the customer brings it here, it will start all day long with no codes, no hiccups, no other indications. Yesterday it refused to start so I headed over to the customers house, finally I could get a bit of a lead...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2NF52E8C
Hello there. This vehicle came in for cutting out and stalling. Fuel pressure is at spec, even when it stalls. I did a fuel injection service and blew out the fuel filter, along with cleaning the mass airflow sensor. I have already checked the crank sensor and...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L oil fill VIN: WPOAA2998X
Hey fellow Porsche techs. I have to put an oil fill pipe on this 1999 996, and although I have put many on Boxters, I have not yet done a 996. My question is what has to come off to replace it. Can you get to it through the alternater hole, or does the throttl...
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1987 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L timing chain VIN: JTHRN62D3H
This 4runner is becoming a pain. Owner had the headgasket replaced by another shop that didn't even check the head, it still leaked. Had it done again by a different shop who found the cam was wiped out, got a used head and made one out of the two, but never h...
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1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L won't shift VIN: JT3VN66W4J
This vehicle will not shift out of 1st. If I unplug the trans harness it will have 4th gear only. If I power the solenoids manually I can make it shift into the various gears by running a hot or ground wire to the various solenoids in different combinations. T...
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2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN86R52
After doing tune up, vehicle came back with same codes. It is picking up misfire on cyl. 1 on computer but can not feel skip. Rechecked coil and it was fine. Checked cam and crank signals and are good. Did compression check both running and cranking are fine. ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire on cylinder 1), P0300 (Random misfire)
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1959 Austin Healey Sprite .9L Mechanical VIN: AN5L744574
Well as always I'm amazed at the quick and informative responses. Thanks to all who responded. It seems that the ideal situation would be to find a ribbed case transmission, it being the stronger trans. However the owner has the original engine and does not...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Indicators/Blinkers VIN: 0X0DK82209
RANDY NAILED IT ,THERE IS A MULTI EARTH CONNECTOR IN THE TRUNK ,CLEANED WIRING PLUGGED BACK AND EVERYTHING WORKING FINE .THANKS AGAIN TO ALL .
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1995 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L Lighting VIN: 1G4NV55M4S
THERE WAS A LITTLE PLASTIC ROD WITH A METAL END ON IT THAT FITS IN THE THE DOOR LATCH TO TRIGGER THE DOME LIGHTS ON AND OFF AND THE ROD WAS MIA. WAS LATER FOUND IN THE BOTTOM OF THE DOOR AND SNAPED BACK IN AND WORKS GREAT. THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED TO ME.
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W8S
hello everyone once again iatn is the best tool in the box.every one of the replies i recieved had a possible answer but not everyone read my story of repairs already done and things checked.the cause of fuel starvation-hesitation was a fuel pressure regulator...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L ride quality VIN: 1GNEK13ROW
Again, thanks to all. Turned out to be a driveshaft problem. U joint was a little stiff, so we changed it and while the shaft was out ,had it balanced. All is good! Many replies stated tire problems that may not show up on the balancer as well as a reminder to...
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2001 Chevrolet W3500 Tiltmaster W3S042 5.7L brake booster VIN: 4KBB4B17R7
THANK YOU FOR HELP.INFO WAS VERY DETAILED FOR DIAGNOSIS, WE ARE NOT A TRUCK SHOP BUT THIS CUSTOMER WANTED US TO FIX IT, WITH YOUR HELP IT WAS USEFULL. NEW MASTER CYLINDER WAS THE CURE !!
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23111
thanks for all the help, it actually came down to an injection pump. i was just lucky enough to have touched it last. thanks again
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GCHK23255
Hi,Im pretty confident that this one is fixed George from California and Steward from Texas was right I took egr cooler off and their was traces of antifreeze in it thanks for everybodys input.
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.6L No Start
Much thanks to Peter at MEAtraining.com Isolated pump by supplying clean fuel into pump inlet- unhook pressure regulator. This should cause max pressure at rail. Had no pressure but also had negligible fuel return flow. This pump supplies fuel from pump direct...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY78G53
Thanks for all the help the ignition coil fixed this vehicle so far has run well way past the a fore mentioned time. We replaced the aftermarket coil with a OEM coil from chrysler and the vehicle is runnig well now. by the way the OEM coil was cheaper than the... Trouble codes: P2305 (Ignition coil 2 secondary circut Insufficent Ionation), P2302 (Ignition coil 1 secondary circut Insufficent Ionation).
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2007 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A46P54L67
We were stuck replacing the converter again with aftermarket converter. We warned customer that it may come back. We will use OE or at least not this company because their service after the sale is terrible. Thanks for all the help. Are there any good aftermar... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44G81
well this van is fixed. I am sorry it took so long to reply. The ecm got the van running but It wouldn't accelerate due to the cat. clogged. This van was a cobination of problems due to lack of maintence and ignoring the problems as they occured.
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2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7HG2AN91
Thanks to all the replies! Yay this piece is running. After looking again at the cam sprocket with the cam shutter attached, I found a small "NGC" stamped on the front of the sprocket. Hmm, no way someone would install the NGC timing set on a JTEC engine. I in...
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2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L pump VIN: 1FTGFTGTFT
i would like to thank everyone that replied to mhy request. After I put the chassis ear on the trans i was able to hear noise comming from the front of the trans. when i told the customer (state) that I wanted to do a service on the trans and possibly might ha...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3D7MS48C75
hi and thanks to every body tom from north carolina hit it on the head it was a air filter balled up like a ball i cant believe i over looked some thing like that but goes to show you dont over look the simple stuff thanks every body especialy tom
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1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L No Start, Stall, no electrical VIN: 1FTJW36F1T
Crossover cable arched out to radiator!!! its always the the easyest and most overlooked problems that get me...lol the firewall relay also had welded itself to the firewall!! that was a new one to me..thank to all that helped! marty
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMRU1660Y
thanks to all who replied to assist me in fixing this vehicle. the fix was to remove the valve body and replace the 2-3 accumualator spring. upon inspection of the parts the spring came out in three pieces and the piston seal which is bonded to the piston was ...
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L b pos cable to alt. VIN: 1FMNU42S1Y
to those of you that replied thank you.finally got the correct harness today.part number is [...].had to be shipped from ford national dist. center.local napa only stocked crimp style terminals,12 guage fusible link and light battery cable.none of these ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF17261
Well this customer doesn't want to spend any more money on this truck. I am greatfull for the help with the tests I have run and the good help offered here I am able to say the problem is in the IMRC module. The customer has been explained its opperation and t... Trouble codes: P1518.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U92
Thanks for all ideas, followed many of them, cleaned MAF, and check intake for leaks, cleaned fuel rail and injectors since this is a returnless fuel system. Car has not come back yet, lets keep our fingers crossed. Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean bank 2).
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L hard start VIN: 1FMZU73W32
Thank you all so much for the help. This one is fixed and I should have checked the easy stuff first. The purge valve was partially stuck open so i suppose that when they got gas the engine got a fresh dose of fuel vapors richening up the mixture right when st...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP55S83
thanks I replaced the pressure regulator and that fixed it thanks again for all your help Michael Harrisburg Auto Service Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU17575
thanks to all you tech guys for your help yi replaced the upper intake manifold and solved the problem thanks again. Trouble codes: P0059 (Ho2s21 heater resistance), P2197 (02s stuck lean).
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2001 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L starts and dies VIN: 1GKDM19W51
Thanks for all the helpful suggestions; turns out it was the passlock sensor in steering column. We did check for power in the run position that was ok, ALLDATA gave us a test called Antitheft and Alarm Systems: Initial Inspection and Diagnostic Overview - Sys...
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GTHK232XF
Well this GMC is fixed and on the road again! Sorry for the delay on this post, the vehicle ran properly once repaired but due to prior contamination I wanted to make sure no other problems arose. Now for the fix: I consulted the customer and found ex... Trouble codes: P1093 (Fuel Rail Pressure Low During Power Enrich), P1094 (Fuel Rail Pressuer Low During Idle or Decel Fuel Cut-Off).
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No A/C clutch VIN: 1HGEJ8146W
Cleaned the idle air control. Found out that vehicle had been tuned 6 weeks ago. The tech that tuned it used the idle air bleed to adjust idle. The air bleed screw was more than 2 turns (out) out of adjustment. Set air bleed - problem solved. Thanks for t...
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2004 Hummer H2 6.0L Steering & Brake VIN: 5GRGN23U04
Hello everyone, vehicle is fixed with a bit of a delay. We rechecked all hoses and replaced the power steering pump with a new (OEM) one and everything is working ok. The only suggestion we gave the customer is to not turn the wheel at a dead still. As soon ...
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1997 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GGCS1442V
Removed timing cover and found the tensioner to be broken. Chain had skipped 2 teeth. Replaced chain, gears & tensioner. Thanx for all the help! Trouble codes: P0300.
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2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAD24446
Unfortunately this truck has NOT been back yet to get this problem solved. My plan is to be sure to update the ECU with the very latest update from Land Rover. My OE scanner was a few versions out of date. That may or may not matter. If that doesn't fix it... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post catalyst fuel trim system too lean- bank 1).
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1FE17N04
the problem was low compression ..We caslled mazda and athey have extented warraty on the engine and we sent it away to the dealer for a new engine ,,thanks again
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Starting VIN: WDBNG70J2Y
After replacing the fuse under the carpet the vehicle does not charge anymore. I replaced the alternator and same thing, no charge. All the fuses looks ok and the battery is new.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L alternator VIN: WDBNG70J2Y
Turns out it was just the alternator. I had install a fused jumper in place of the 60 amp fuse under the passenger floor mat and did not tighten all the bolts around the fuse block. Tightening them down got the battery to charge.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBJH82J21
I would like to thank the 3 people that took the time to offer me help. Unfortunately I didnt get to fix this one the insurance company declined repairs because customer had choosen to continue to drive it after the accident which lead to the overheating and e...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L No gear engagement VIN: WDBJF82J62
Sorry everyone for the delayed response, this vehicle is fixed. almost everyone was correct it needed the transmission replaced. We dropped the pan, removed the filter and cut it open, significant clutch material was found. We replaced with a reman unit fro...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Vehicle VIN: WDBUF65J83
Thanks to all that replied.. we are grateful for this site! We finally got a fix on this car and a couple people hit it on the head. The fix was to tighten all of the suspension arms with bushing when the vehicle was sitting on the alignment rack. We loosened ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC84H63
Well after buying the information from Mitsubishi. I could trace the power flow correctly. The power was feed was from the ignition switch to the MFI Relay under the hood. Under close inspection of the wiring harness found two wires chaffed by previous accide...
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L cooling fans VIN: JA4LZ41G03
Thanks for the help but we never could prove anything. This is our personal shop car so we unplugged one of the two fans and made if driveable. Thanks again
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D6Y
replaced downstream o2 sensor on bank 1; problem taken care of
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Service Engine Light VIN: 1P4GP44ROV
First of all I found that this van has a Very red mub covers underside mud had caked up around the pump solenoid and corroided the connector. Second the A/c needed serviced I found no leaks on the system. Most of all I would like to thank Todd from Alberta and...
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1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Door Locks VIN: WP0CB2962L
thanks to all who took time to help. turned out the new handle with lock cyl was wrong. replaced with correct handle and new micro switch. now both doors work properly. thanks very much. Tom C
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