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1995 Audi S6 Avant 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: WUALA84A5S
Hey there! Have a 95 S6 that is becoming a headache. Car came in for failed e-test, we found a dead oxygen sensor, and a dirty throttle body, so we replaced the 02 and did a BG induction service on car, put in a clean air filter and cleaned the MAF while we in...
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2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Customer states CEL on. Found codes p0491 and p0492. Checked AIR pump, found that was burnt inside. easy enough, replaced the pump. 2 months later, the CEL back on, same codes. found pump bad again. OK, Warranty new pump. This time the pump didn't last for one... Trouble codes: P0491, P0492
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1996 Buick Skylark Limited 3.1L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4NJ52M6T
ok here it is i'm stuck every dash light is on it will start for a second and die and no rpm some times i can get it started and stay runing but it all stays the same all lights on and no rpm and i cant comunecate with the computer i just cant figer it out i w...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP54K41
I`v been working on this car for a few weeks now. it keeps throwing a p0300 code, i hooked up my modis and found that the missfire count high on cyl 3 and 6. i changed the coil pack and rechanged the wires with same code. iv tried to do the ckp relearn but it ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire)
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1990 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.5L Unknown VIN: 1G6CB533XL
Thank you in advance for your assistance, I don't know what to do with this vehicle. It has a tevis2 system on it thatr I have never worked on before and will probably never work on one again. the brake pedal is hard as a rock most times. I did find a flow cha...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Engine VIN: 1G6DM57714
Engine has always used a little oil but recently started excessive consumption. Used 4 qts of oil on a 1500 mi road trip. Have to add oil often while driving in town. Car has had Amsoil full synthetic oil in since about 80K mi and I assume Mobile 1 prior to th...
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1986 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Iroc-Z 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1FP87F2G
i have tried a reman comp from GM and i tested the wireing to the maf. and i have my 12volt sorce and my 5 volt ref. the maf gm/sec reads 8 and the air flow gm/sec reads 6 i cant seem to figure out what is going on im lost. Trouble codes: 34 (mass air flow sen. low)
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JF12TXY
Need help in finding this high idle problem. Idles at 1200 rpm all the time. Checked for vacuum leaks. TPS load shows 9% at idle. Tryed another used throttle body/TPS, Engine load went down to 6%, but still idled high. Removed the TPS, then plugged it in and h...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Hesitation VIN: 1GCHC23G01
Hello iatn universe and thank you for the help in advance. This problem child has me stumped. Fuel system is virtually brand new. New delco pump, regulator and fuel filter. All injectors ohm at spec ( 11-14 ohms ). Maf is good and so is map. This truck under a... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Cuts out VIN: 1GCHG35F92
This vehicle came in from some other shop, the customer stated that some other mechanic replace the fuel pump, the glow plugs (they look new and fuel filter and also crank senor. After we inspecteded this vehicle we realize that the crank sensor was not replac...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEC13Z04
HI Y'ALL!! Tahoe was towed in as "no start-check my alternator"! Would barely start and stall! Starter may chatter like dead battery or bad switch! No communication pcm/tcm! Found codes in BCM U1000 U1016.and B 2961. Finally got U0107 from pcm and was able to ... Trouble codes: U0107 (Loss of tac serial data), U1000 (Class serial data malfuntion), U1016 (Loss of class 2 serial data vcm/pcm)
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 2CNDL63F76
Was towed in for a no start condition. 1st thing that was checked was the connector at the fuel pump and found the connector green. Wow figued that was pressing the easy button.. Wrong. Repaired the wiring at connector and now have fuel pressure. Still no star... Trouble codes: P0030, P0036, P0201, P0443, P0449
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY48B13
Hi thanks in advance.this has had an engine swap and not only does it have this cam code but also i see a no bus in the instument cluster.now i have know in the past when i see this the pcm is done.but the thing i want to know is if this engine is like some ch... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor)
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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Lf Cv Axle VIN: 1B4GH44R7N
This van has worn out the inner joint of the left side cv axle in 15,000 miles. at the time the axle was replaced we adjusted the motor mounts as much as possible, and it worked for 15,000 miles. But here we are again. My aftermarket parts suppliers tell me th...
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1995 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2B4GH2531S
After the fuel pump was replaced this veh ran o k for a couple of days according to the owner. when he called me his word was the same as before. we checked for codes none where found checked for spark and fuel. the fuel presure was low and fluctuating. we put...
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2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, P0344 VIN: 1B3EL36X33
Hello Tech's, This vehicle came in on a hook with a striped timing belt. Only to find out that the cylinder head intake camshaft had no oil for lubrication and frozen up. After new head was installed I had a P0344 Camshaft problem. Replaced sensor and magnet t... Trouble codes: P0344 (Camshaft Position)
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Wheel bearing VIN: 3D7KU28C84
This truck needs new ball joints and I am trying to remove wheel bearings so I can pull the front axles out! Just wondering if anyone has any tricks to getting these W/B out. I have been using my air chisel on the heads of the loosened bolts with no success. A...
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2004 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L wont shift out of 2 VIN: 1D4GP25B44
hello cryslers tech, this one is killing me!!! vehicle will be fine until you downshift to pass or get on freeway, let off the gas and it will stay in second. tps angle & volt is normal, input speed sensor is close to engine rpms. will set p0715 input speed se...
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP6533V
From cold start. Crank 4-5 time before it will stay running. Then it will idle up and down and die some times. Driving you can not tell anything is wrong till you stop. Then it will try to die. Some times you can read the 02 sensors or one or then neither one.... Trouble codes: P1131
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR14U8W
We installed engine and it ran fine until it got hot and then idle speed would bounce around. Injector pulse with was high, O2 reading rich. Installed old fuel rail, now runs great, but when test driving and slowing down, engine revs up to just about 3000rpm, ...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP4042X
im working on a 3.8 99 mustang and the problem is that when you get it up to about 3000 rpm(sometimes lower) it starts to hesistate really bad and sometimes starts bucking.it doesnt act like a rev limiter and it does it mostly when its warmed up.everything on ...
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1999 Ford F-250 XLT 5.4L steering
I have this f250 that every once and awhile the steering gets hard. i was checking the front end over and i noticed that u can move the axles around freely and they have alot of play. i took the 4x4 hub off and noticed that it has some play in the spline. i th...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1132Y
thanks in advance for any help. we have this 00 escort zx2 with a 2.0 dohc i am getting mixed reviews on. my question is... is this a interference motor or not, one book says it is and another says it's not, dealer says not sure?? anybody know for sure? htanks...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FMCU93105
I have an escape that has had 2 set of cats fail.The first time i work on had misfire ,a tune up fixed the misfire.Now truck is back with rear converter melted with no check engine light ,or no running problems.has anyone run into this.last time cats where on ...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L All Shifts / Rev Relay VIN: 1FTSX21596
We have a ford f250 that will neutral out as you drive along, and also the rev relay clicks in and out the whole time that it is dropping out of gear. It has no codes, we replaced the mlps that showed a slight gluitch on the lab scope when it would start actin...
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2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FDXF46P66
Customer complained about lack of power and black smoke. Took it to the dealer and they recomended; Oil cooler, egr cooler, degas bottle, cap, all cooling system hoses and oil change. Didnt need the truck for a while so it sat in the yard for a few months. Now... Trouble codes: P2614, P2617
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L CEL light coming on. VIN: KMHDN45D21
This Elantra has had an intermittent CEL with a code P1529 which when I look it up on mitchell it says there is no manufacturer test information. Has anybody seen this let me know.
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X0W
Vehicle came in with a check engine light.CS was told previously at another shop he needed a gas cap. Had a new cap installed. Light went out for a few days then came back on. When vehicle came to the shop I was instructed to smoke test the evap. No leaks were... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system malfunction)
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJNX2748T
This car came to me for an extremely rough run and NO power. I found the engine was running extremely rich and the AMM registered very low g/s of flow. I'm sorry for the long post, I just want to provide as much info of what I've done as possible so I don't ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire Detected), P0303 (Misfire Detected - Cylinder 6), P1314 (Catalyst Damage Misfire Detected - cylinders 456), P1313 (Catalyst Damage Misfire Detected - cylinders 123)
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2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA82C95
Car came in with check engine light on. Code pulled was P0174 (Bank 2 combustion too lean). Cleared and reset codes. I listened for an air leak, I didn't hear any. On other Jags this has always worked well for me. I could hear a hiss through the hose on the ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 combustion too lean)
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4G278YXR
Customer drives vehicle on short 5 minute trips goes into a store to run and errand for about 5 minutes then gets back in the car and fires it up, after 3-4 short drive cycles like this the vehicle will not start, will crank but will not start. The vehicle cam...
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2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L passenger front power window VIN: KNAFE12275
This vehicle was dropped off at our shop this morning with the complaint that the passenger front window does not roll up or down. The customer had a neighbor replace the motor on the right front window regulator because the window does not roll up or down. We...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1LNFM92V8W
Thanks in advance for all the help. To start vehicle came in down on the ground. Start vehicle after a few minutes vehicle would pump up and would go down overnight. Seems to go down equally front and back. To begin found a air leak at the air drier lines and ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L comp won,t run VIN: WDBJF70J2Y
I do not work on these cars very often to say the least reg customer bought it .Complaint of no ac like i said we evacuated the system and refilled and the compressor will not run the EC light stay,s on the whole time.I read Alldatta and had a TB about the...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Accessories VIN: WDBNG75J61
engine will not shut off. this is my car, driving to races, notice a/c quits blowing cold, brake warning light comes on in the dash, get to race track have buddy check lights, go to shut it off and it won't shut off! You turn the key off and all the warning li...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L battery VIN: JB8AR074XX
vehicle came in with a no start condition. battery was stone cold dead. replaced with a new deka battery . alt charged good but vehicle had a massive draw. after sitting for about an hour the amp draw was over 350mA. after pulling fuses found that there was an...
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire
the owner came in complaining about missing and no power and other times it runs semi OK. when its actting up it will not get out of its own way.checked plugs ok fuel pressure after fuel filer 38 psi . the one thing I seen on 2 different scanners it keeps drop... Trouble codes: B2961, B0300
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G2WR5213X
I really need help with this one. This is one of my loaner cars. 99 Grand Prix 3.8 Supercharged. The problem is that shortly after starting the car, its like all throttle control is lost. If you accelerate very slowly, it will get up to 35-40 mph but if you ac...
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2003 Pontiac Montana 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GMDX13EX3
Car was a no start. On first check we had no fuel at fuel rail. Checked power at the pump and no power. Pump not coming on. Replaced fuel pump relay and still no power at pump. Replaced pump tech felt there could be a short in pump causing ground problem. Stil...
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2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L vsc VIN: 5Y2SL66815
Hello Everyone, I have this Vibe with a VSC and sliding car light on and a code c1203. Followed the flow chart and wiring looks and test good, just wondering if any one has seen this problem and solved it without replacing the ebcm. No abs codes or lights. Th... Trouble codes: C1203 (Throttle control system)
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Timing/Balance Chain VIN: YS3FB49S83
This vehicle came to us with a really bad turbo. Vehicle does not appear to have had regular maintenance. Replaced the turbo, engine runs fine but has what sounds like timing or balance shaft chain noise. Before we build an estimate, does anyone with experienc...
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1SF63521
This subaru was towed to my shop by a customer that stated that the car ran fine and had no check engine light on when he parked it. He came out a few hours later to find the car wouldnt start and the security light flashed and the horn honked. When I got the ...
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1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Wiring danaged VIN: JT3VN66WXJ
I am fixing this for my neighbor's 15 year old son. They bought it with a dead miss which turned out to be a tight exhaust valve. In getting down to the cams, I uncovered a bunch of other stuff. The problem I have is the EFI temperature sensor connector. The p...
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1995 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L calipers VIN: 4T1GK13E5S
WOW! Car originally had factory alloy rims. Original owner had replaced alloy rims with steel rims and then gave the car to are customer. After we did brakes front and rear, calipers were recentered due to new pads, we went to bolt up wheels and now the front ...
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1997 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: JT3GK12M9V
This van was brought in on a hook because it would not start. The starter would not turn the engine. We removed the spark plugs to try cranking and got a face-full of coolant from number one cylinder. With the spark plugs out, we put pressure to the cooling sy...
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2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L cv joint
Hi This is my wifes vehicle there is a noise coming from the rear of the vehicle sounded to me like cv joint I have replaced both rear cv joints,I have removed and inspected the tailshaft all ok I have removed both rear wheel bearings and inspected them all ok...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF81H4V
Customer came in for the check engine light on. Code 00550 was store in PCM. I diagnosed it as a bad injection pump. Replaced injection pump, timing belt, idler & tensioner pulley. Used all of the factory tools. Bleed air out of the system last night and let t...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L A/C Clutch VIN: 9BWFK61J13
Customer came in for A/C inop. Assumed Fan control module but tested anyway. Found all powers and grounds ok. Checked powers and fuses at fuse panel on top of battery. All ok. Low speed fans do not come on. And the only voltage reading that is off is the 11 vo...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Pads/Rotors VIN: 3VWSE69M55
Hello VW and German Specialists. I have a a 05 Jetta that I installed factory pads and rotors on the front axles. The problem that I am having is that the front brakes are making a awful squeeling noise when braking in reverse- especially cold. I have tried de...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L HVAC Blower VIN: WBANA73594
Hi There! My time has run out on this post so i will close with some details. I had the new battery registered as some of you suggested, but to no avail. The amber battery symbol still shows up after start-up and my charging voltage remains 15.5 at the batte...
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2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Steering VIN: 1GYEE37160
I believe this one is fixed for now.I advised customer they should replace pump,for now they just wanted to flush pump.I ordered the GM fluid and flushed the system.The noise is gone for now,we will have to wait and see if it comes back.Thanks for all your hel...
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1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WX12K4W
Thanks again for all the help! The sensor is missing from the pump, and the short harness, from the body to the tank, is new, and only has 4 wires, not 6. Mystery solved, but not fixed... The customer is deciding if the car is worth any further $$$... Trouble codes: P0452 (fuel tank pres sensor open/shorted).
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L tires VIN: 1GNEC13R0X
I put 4 new tires(2 set) on this vechicle and it took care of the viration!Must of had a bad set frustrating to say the least.Thanks for all the help!
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 3B7HC13Y5T
Thanks very much for the replies. I was looking for known common faults for this problem and enough of you mentioned the timing cover that i decided to check it first. I removed the water pump to find a large, about 1 inch in diameter, hole corroded in the tim...
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Surge VIN: 2B4GP2533Y
timing belt jump a tooth had part of belt drive belt in timing belt cover new timing belt running good did show up on vacuum gauge showed up with timing light Trouble codes: P1294.
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1997 Ford F-150 5.4L gem VIN: 2FTEX18L5V
Sorry guy, the client did not came back whit the truck, still working whit it and y already try reset the gem. When the truck come back and if y fix it, y will post the fix.thank you for you time.
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDA5244X
found that the fuel was bad as well as problems that were fixed may e85 or something van left and seemed good thanks to all who replied it all was helpfull
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FTRF18W7X
After doing a good flush to the coolant system I determained that i was the previous broken rad tank and a lazy iresponsable mechanic (even thats too good) had just installed an external cooler and didn't even bother trying to flush the coolant. I switched co... Trouble codes: P0100, P0153 (O2 Sensor Bank 2 Sensor 1 slow response), P0304 (Misfire cyl 4), P0307 (Misfire cyl 7).
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMRU17L8X
The solenoid was shorted replaced the pack, the connector was just where the replies said. Sol body connector is on the RH side of the case , right between the cooler fittings facing down towards the pan. The sol is probably shorted pulling the circuit to gro... Trouble codes: P0755, P0141, P0161.
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDRE14L21
Thanks to all who replied. The canister vent control solenoid was defective from Ford. Reinstalled the old one, the code was gone. Still thinking about checking into the funny farm anyway. Thanks again, Chuck Trouble codes: P1451 (Evap canister vent solenoid fault).
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Heat Control VIN: 1FAHP56S0G
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED,JUST GOT CAR BACK LAST WEEK. VERY ROOKIE MISTAKE WE ORDERED AN AFTERMARKET ACTUATOR BUT NEVER SPECIED WITH ATC UNFORTUATELY THE PARTS STORE NEVER ASKED EIGHTER. DOORMAN MAKES A MANUAL ACTURATOR BUT NOT ONE FOR ATC REPLACED WITH DEALE...
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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Excessive Emissions, sluggish VIN: 1FMNU43S82
Thanks to all that replied. The casting number on our head we took off started with RF 1C2E and the replacement head was stamped RF YC2E but no differences were notices except the cam lobes were different so we stayed with the original camshaft. As it turns o...
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Stall, Hydra lock VIN: 1FDAF56PX6
Thanks for all the help guys, we ended up replacing the injector hold down bolts after reading the replies and remembering that the hold downs came out hard all the way to the last thread. threads were stretched. Trucks been gone a week,have not heard any prob...
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L No power VIN: 1GTJK33255
Sorry for the late close on this as customer had to take the vehicle and has not returned for the repair yet ...Thank you to all who replied, your responses were very helpful in diagnosing this vehicle. I am going to call this fixed even though I have not fi... Trouble codes: P1093 (Fuel rail psi low during power enrichment).
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHLRD1853V
Thanks everyone for great insight. Did inspect the valve lash but only found two exhaust valves out of spec. Very slightly, not enough to cause the stall. Ran the vehicle more and eventually got it to act up. As expected by some techs, it turned out to be ...
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1998 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Alternator VIN: 4S6CM58W4W
Grounded the red/white wire at the fuse block and the alternator charged at 14.2v. Further checking showed the aftermarket alarm was tied into the fuse block. Disconnected alarm and problem still occurred unless ground was left in place.
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2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5NPEU46F96
well i need to thank everyone for your help i turns out that the whole problem with the car was not what the cust said it had a broken crank pully the whole time once you added water it would slip (the rubber was out of the center) and the cust would turn off ...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L asd VIN: 1J4FX58SXS
FINALLY THIS VEHICLE IS FIXXED, THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTEMPTED TO HELP WITH THIS NIGHTMARE. ALTHOUGH NONE OF THE REPLIES I GOT REALLY HELPED I STILL LOVE THIS SYSTEM AND IM SURE THAT SOMEONE WILL SAVE A WHOLE MESS OF TIME ON THIS KIND OF PROBLEM. AFTER I MEASURED...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Rocker arms VIN: 1J4GL58K83
I am going to call this closed as when looking to find the culprit I removed the valve spring on #[...] exhaust side and the guide was not happy [stuck]so off come the heads and I am sure it will cure this issue. Thanks as usually. Seth
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2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4GL38K15
Well unfortunatly the customer decides to trade vehicle in rather than continue diagnostics. Some good suggestions, wish we had been able to continue the diagnostic and follow through on some of the diagnostic tips.
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2004 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB35344
Tried replacing the coils, wires, and plugs, as suggested even though a miss is never felt, along with cleaning injectors, new crank and cam sensors, with no success in solving the problem. Customer is happy with the way the car runs so has decided to drive it... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
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2008 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L compressor
Found no ground signal to ac relay, traced back to climate control module. Swapped module with known good all ok. New module on order.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L fuel gauge VIN: WDBNG70J81
Thanks to all that gave me quick & accurate answers. I did take the vehicle to the MB dealer and had the rear SAM programmed for the earlier fuel sending unit, at a charge of $104 (1 hr labor) and it immediately went to just above reserve, which was correct ba...
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme International 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WR14T5K
Many of the replies centered around the grounds, esp the one for the 02 sensor. I checked at the computer for good grounds, they were fine. Another suggestion was the engine cooling down, i.e. bad thermostat. That was also OK. Other suggested possibly a bad co... Trouble codes: 13 (02 sensor bad open short).
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ55M7T
This one is fixed. As usual we should all go to our gut feelings when things don't seem right. While I can't explain the strange MAP readings at the scanner, it is what it is. 4 of ya'll hit the problem on the head but Mike from Indiana gets the prize for ap... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L Compressor VIN: 1GNF52E34M
well i would thank everyone who had input on this vehicle i found the problem and i have repaired this vehicle,someone had installed a aftermarket alarm system on this vehicle and it was tied into the ingnition switch but on the wrong wire causing this problem...
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2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: YS3DD58H91
BOO ON ME,,,BAD GAS ,, EMPTIED TANK AND REFILLED AND CAR RUNS GREAT
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2006 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Door Window VIN: YS3FD49Y96
I would like to apologize to all of you that responded. The car was 9.3 and not 9.5. Somehow I clicked on the wrong model. Probably because I was working on 9.5 at the same time. Anyway, the after-market part was not good-enough. Got one from the dealer and al...
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2002 Saturn LW300 3.0L Tcc VIN: 1G8JW84RX2
Draining the transmission, found water contamination. Replacement of fluid and filter somewhat improved the TCC slip but still not a complete fix. Customer chose to take the vehicle as-is and see if it improves. I doubt it will, but they will likely live with ...
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1997 Toyota Corolla DX 1.6L Cuts out VIN: 1NXBA02E7V
Like I said in the initial right up, the fix was the crank timing belt sprocket. The sprocket had been welded and the welded material was different than the original sprocket material causing a wrong wave form. The purpose of this request was just to put it on...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D91
Turned out to be ecm, brought to volvo thanks to all that replied
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