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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G4CW53LXM
Hi, Why does all teh hard to repair cars have to be owned by a relative (My parents) This one has very low power under acceleration and will backfire on acceleration and sometimes when raising the RPM in park. I've done the noted repairs and tested the fuel pr...
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1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L key fob VIN: 1G1YY22P9S
hello iatn i have a 95 corvette and im trying to figure out how to re-program tha key fob
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GCEK14K85
Truck goes into a limp mode. No tach or speed info shown on the dash but have both on the scanner. Truck has good power in reverse but takes off in in a high gear in drive. Thanks in advance for your help. Jack
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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Parking Lights, Tail Lights, and Instrument Panel VIN: 2G1WX12X5T
I have a Monte Carlo here that has headlights that come on, brake lights work, but no tail lights, cluster does not light up, and front parking lights do not come on, unless using a turn signal or hazards. Really have no idea where to start, may be just a grou...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L security VIN: 2G1WL52M3V
Hello everyone and thanks for taking the time to help. We have this Lumina that will start and run for about 4 or 5 seconds and then shuts off. The security light blinks when it stalls. We have read some other posts that say to perform the reset procedure on t...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L steering rack VIN: 2G1WL52M5V
car came in for hard steering. disconnect tie rods and found stuts would not turn , replaced siezed bearings, now we have a hard or binding issue when turning to the right. returns to the left normal. suspect the rack but just wanted some input if any one has ...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFC29U8Y
Vehicle brought to us from another shop due to engine misfire. Got codes po158, po300, po171 and p0405. When the engine goes into closed loop, the engine will misfire on number 2,4,6, and 8 which is one bank. Number 1,3,5,7 has no misfire at idle. Replace the ... Trouble codes: P0158 (p0300-), P0300 (p0405-), P0405 (Po171-), P0171
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Passlock? VIN: 2G1WF52E02
This vehicle came to me with a complaint of strange happenings with the keyless entry system.customer states that one night his wife went to church and got trapped inside car because doors did not unlock automatically after puting it in park and shutting the c...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L 4-3 down shift VIN: 1GCHK29U23
upshift are all good with scan tool say trans in starting in 2 gear when its in 1 when it shift in to 4 it say that it in park nev when the truck down shift to 3 get a grinding noise that does not go a wait until it upshifts
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2005 Chevrolet Uplander 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy
Van was towed to me with what was called a fuel pump. I started van right up and as the idle came down it started running worse and worse. Eventually it started smoking black out the tailpipe and would barely idle. Scanned found p0171 and rpm higher than expec... Trouble codes: P0171
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L AC Compressor Clutch VIN: 2CNDL73F65
Hello People Thanks for taking the time to read this. This 05 Equinox will not run the AC compressor when the heater fan speed is set to 3 or 4. Compressor runs fine with the blower fan in position 1 and 2. The AC request to the BCM switches to "no" as soon a...
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2007 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L Abs Lite VIN: 1GNDV231X7
Thanks for reading this post in advance. This van came in with no abs complaints, just that the abs lite had came on. A quick scan produced C0035, left frt wheel speed circuit out of range, and c0036, lf wheel speed sensor fault. I drove the vehicle with a g...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Timing VIN: 4C3AG52H61
My question is this, before I pull the timing chain cover off and recheck timing marks to see if it jumped when priming. Is it possible that the flex plate/tone wheel may be installed incorrect? Or are the bolt holes off set so that the plate will only go back...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL55R22
Recently the primary timing chain tensioner went bad on my wife's 2002 Sebring Convertible 2.7L and caused the chain to jump bending all 12 intake valves. So I pulled the heads, sent them to the machine shop. Now I have the car back together with 3 new chains,...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 2C8GF68474
Hello all, i am scratching my head on this one. I have a code p0016 cam and crank out of sync. If you rev the engine it starts to bounce like it is hitting a rev limiter. It idles perfect and without a load it goes around the lot no problem. As soon as you dr... Trouble codes: P0016
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Timing Belt VIN: 2C8GF68405
I'm puting this car back together after it came in with a broken T- Belt. Had to do head work , bent 18 valves Well, I down to putin the T-belt on and the timing marks are not lineing up. I can get the crank and the the left cam right on But the Right ( Rear )...
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C1Y
Hellow I have a problem neon here . The car cranks but no start. i have no ign coil drivers on crank . can actuate the drives with drb3 and get a fliker . or unplug the cam sensor and get it to start . I have hard wire the cam sensor to the pcm due to the fact...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N31
to all dodge pros. got this durango that has codes:- p0356 & p0306. have switched s/plug, coil, injector and no transfer of code to the switched cylinder. good compression and fuel pressure. what am i missing. thanks everybody in advavce
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7KU28D23
This thing is a real headache. The customer says after about 35+ miles it will go to running real bad and loses power and eventually stall. After the stall the truck will not start till the next day. I have put over 70 miles on this truck and have had no probl... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1)
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU18W2V
I've got a 97 Expedition here that will peg the coolant gauge to the red after 30-40mins of driving. It shows no sign on overheating at all. If the customer keeps driving the vehicle after the gauge is pegged, it will begin to run poorly after about 15-20mins.... Trouble codes: P1285
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1997 Ford F-350 7.5L fuel return VIN: 1FTJW36G3V
when on front tank fuel returns to rear tank and visversa could not find a switching valve looks like tank lines go into a common fuel line running along frame rail. stock dual tanks. Thanks dennis
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10U81
Hi and Help !!! Truck came in with a po302 code in memory But no light. Truck misfires at idle and off idle. Hooked up to Modis shows that misfire is at #5 cylinder and somtimes it misfires on #4 and #6 according to cylinder con- tibution test. Checked all plu... Trouble codes: P0302
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14231
Hi Everyone, I apologize in advance, I'm not a tech at all, I do auto motive locksmithing, this was a friends van I'm trying to help him out. I may be totally out in left field and have no problem if someone here lets me know. The van in question has 350,000 m... Trouble codes: P1000, P1639
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L drivability VIN: 1FMZU73KX3
After vehicle has been driven a few miles in AWD if you accelerate hard it feels like your going over speed bumps. It will stop doing it if you push 4 wheel hi. It will do it at low speeds like just starting off. There are no cont codes but P1874 on demand is ...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Compressor VIN: 1FDSS34F73
The low and high side pressures are too high and the hi side is flucuating very rapidly. I have installed the correct amount of freon according to the label. I have also triied recharging the system with less freon and still have the same problem. I have added...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FTSW31P24
Owner complains of no power. No DTC's were found. Fuel pressure check good, turbo pressure checks good. Upon heavy acceleration coolant temp reads 192 deg and oil temp reads 206 deg, is this acceptable or is this my problem?
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2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA52284
The problem with this car is the idle wont come down below 2,000 rpm. We have smoked the intake and saw no problems. Next we went after the egr valve with the scanner and no difference next we went and removed the egr valve, blocked it off, and still no differ...
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L a/c
This van came with no a/c. Further test found the a/c manifold line cracked. Replace line and dries with oem parts. Evac and recharged with right mount freon and oil .then compressor making noise, not even cold for 30 second. Customer supplies the new compress...
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1991 GMC C1500 Sierra 4.3L Control Head VIN: 1GTDC14Z4M
Hey guys and gals, Vehicle arrived after a visit to another shop. They replaced recirc door actuator to cure a banging noise in the hvac box after shutting truck off. All 3 actuators appear to be working, but the all of the arrows for the temp selection flash ...
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1999 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GDHG31RXX
the truck runs fine when it is at idle but if you put it in gear n try to take off it will not go n starts to make a loud poping sound inside the intake, some times it will take off just fine then do it , i just floor it and it acts like it got a boost of powe...
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDJC34224
This truck misses at times. i have read two tsb related to my concern. 05-06-04-047b and 09-06-04-034. i didnt find any wires rubbed threw and i wiggled #7 injector connector but cant get it to duplacate the concer. If the truck is driven the problem comes bac... Trouble codes: P0207, P2146
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L a/c compreesor VIN: 1HGCM66534
pcm will not energize a/c compressor relay. we thought it was a straightforward diagnosis at first. I manually grounded the compressor relay, tested voltage at compressor coil, had system voltage and then removed the magnetic coil from compressor and bingo! it...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L lifters VIN: KM8SC73D85
oil changed every 3K. only when cold- lifters noisy. found TSB related to Hyundai filter only but that pertained to lower engine knock. Customer changes own oil-uses Fram filters-any ideas appreciated
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2008 Infiniti G35 3.5L Abs VIN: JNKBV611E2
I have this 2008 Infiniti G35 that belongs to local Dodge dealer. On short road test "Slip", ABS and Trac lights come on, has code C1115 Wheel sensor input fault. Code appears on every road test after very short distance, within 1/2 mile. Scanner reads both fr...
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1991 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Brake lights/Hazardlights inopertive VIN: 1J4FJ8754M
I have a 1991 Jeep Cherokee that the brake lights and harzard lights does not work but the turn signals do work. I replaced the turn signal switch and brake light switch still either one works.There's no power at the brake light switch, I check alldata for wir...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J4FT68S7X
This jeep runs very rough while idling until vehichle is warmed up.when it reaches 210 its like flipping a switch and its fine. If you try to drive it before it warms up it acts like low fuel pressure, bucking and hesitating, but drove with a guage and is fine...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Engine VIN: 1J4G448K9W
Hello, I am helping a friend at another shop here in town. he has swaped a 2006 3.7l engine in to his 2002 jeep liberty, using the 2002 harness, transmission and sensors etc. Of corse it will not start and sets a hard Cam sensor code as well as a Crank sensor...
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2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L cam dowel pins VIN: KNADC163X2
I removed the cam gears during head removal. Upon reassembly I noticed cam gears can be installed 180 degrees off. What should the position off the cam dowels be when installing the timing belt?
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Vents VIN: JTJGF1OU11
Hello fellow Lexus Toyota techs. We have a 2001 Lexys RX300 The A/C will only deliver air from the defrost vents only. Performed self test and found active code 43. Or B1443 Pulled glove box and adjusted the controle display nothing is moving in any position i...
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L Starting VIN: JTHBN30FX2
This car has a very intermittent starting issue. The customer will turn the key and nothing, just like a failed starter solenoid. This began 4 months ago and I gave the customer the choice of replacing the starter with no guarantees this was the issue. Well wi...
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2007 Lexus LS460 4.6L power steering VIN: JTHGL46F17
power steering inop... code c1304--- power steering control system malfunction
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L abs VIN: 8438430984
hey guys .this is my car ,had a bearing go down on the axle installed new axle kit from advance.abs engages below 10 mph 99 % of the time.the tone ring looks different.im pretty sure thats the prob will prob swap my old ring for the new one they come off fairl...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEY78H13
Ok folks I am at a loss. Vehicle came in with a P0340 cam position sensor code. Replaced cam postion sensor. Replaced PCM and sent to Ford for a reflash. Code P0340 came back. Rewired wiring from cam position sensor 2 wires back to the PCM, code came back. Che... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor)
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2006 Maserati Quattroporte Executive GT 4.2L shifting VIN: ZAMCE39A66
i currently have a 06 Maserati QP with a complaint of the car popping out of gear. customer stated it was usually around 4th gear, during 3-4 shift, cruising while in 6th gear,. Had a code in Trans. ecu for "gear engagement with wrong shifts". clutch wear perc...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBRF64J92
Have tried 3 different maf's. Last one from the dealer. the vehicle starts and idles fine. As soon as you give it gas o2 goes lean and it hesitates bad, fuel pressure is good and it sets the code after clearing almost every time. Smoked it no vacuum leaks, idl... Trouble codes: P0101
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1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
Thanks to all. I have this cougar with a 2.5 V6, with what I believe is a vacuum leak. Please read the repair history to go along with this. I have disconnected the battery & cleared the computer. When the vehicle is started the short term fuel trims will clim... Trouble codes: P1131 (O2 lean bank 1), P1151 (O2 lean bank 2)
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L Fuel Gauge
Unable to get the fuel guage working after fuel pump install. One sensor came with the new fuel pump and all appears ok there. We have had it back apart and checked both the sensors and they are floating freely the dealer said they need to sync the new sensors...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AE55H81
This car has high fuel pressure due to a plugged regulator and return line. In the process of fixing this. The main problem is that the pcm is not sending a ground control signal to the fuel pump relay. Before i replace the pcm i am trying to find out what the... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected)
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L stalls at idle when VIN: JN3DR09X31
Hey Guys, This vehicle has had a p0110 code for over a year(diagnosed at another shop) They charged the customer $900.00 and got it to pass emmissions test. customer left the shop code came right back on. I know from other post that the engine needs to be flus... Trouble codes: P0110
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3WH52M2T
Hello Everyone, This one is driving me nuts. When you first start the engine it idles fine for about 10-15 seconds, then races to about 2500 rpm, then after about a minute it shoots up to 2700-2800 rpm and stays there. Have a code p0507 ( idle control system (... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle control system rpm to high)
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2006 Other Asian TC 2.2L Unknown VIN: JTKDE16796
Fellow techs, I have a problem with an 06 Scion Tc, The customer states the while driving the car with the ac cycles on and off way to much, the ac compressor seems to go on and off way to much, while doing this the car surges real bad. The car does not surge ...
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1993 Other GM 4900 466CID start wont engage VIN: 14FG856751
Ok guys I have a international 4900 fire truck with a dt 466. the department complaint is the truck will not start. I go the the station, check and sure enough no start. If you jump that starter selnoid, cranks over and fires up. We ran test on the system and ...
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Odometer VIN: 1G8JU54F32
Everything on dash works great except the odometer and trip dont record any mileage. Odometer stuck at 51,600 trip at 0.0
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2003 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G8AZ52FX3
I have an intermittent no crank no start condition the problem usually occurs first thing in the morning customer will try to start the vehicle about a half hour later and car will usually start i replaced the ignition switch and performed the passlock relearn... Trouble codes: U1301 (Class 2 circuit short to battery conditions)
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1992 Subaru Legacy L 4x4 2.2L all shifts VIN: 4S3BC6326N
i have a roo that seems to have to much pressure i want to test it but the port seems like its a 8mm and not a pipe fitting and so i dont want to ruin it im trying to find a tool but ive not had much luck. pulled pan looks good but when you put it in any gear ...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BH675X2
Monday: Car was hard to start and seemed to behaved like a flooded car. Finally started after charging batt. Moved into the shop. Tuesday: Went on to replace thermostat. Wed.: Subsequently replaced the rad. Now it will not start. Coughs out of the intake and s... Trouble codes: P0420 (Poor cat efficiency)
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Unknown VIN: 5TEHN72N61
Customer has brought us this vehicle with a clunk noise in the right front. Clunk sounds like suspension, but we are unable to find any issues with sispension components. We have checked all bushings (and lubed them) as well as checking the ball joints. Also c...
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2005 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4T1BE32K15
Hi. I have a 05 Camry with a 2.4l engine in the shop today for a surge complaint. It acts up consistently hot or cold. It is most noticeable on light - normal acceleration. It is an up and down up and down surging. I read on my snapon troubleshooter about surg...
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB2OU17
On start up engine will run for 5 to 10 seconds then cuts fuel and stalls after code sets, poaof in hv ecu. ICE can be kept running by adding fuel through throttle body. Car is from a body shop after being hit in the front end. Trouble codes: P0A0F, C1203, C1345
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Inop VIN: YVILZ56D2Y
Greetings to all have this volvo that the blower comes on for five seconds and then shuts off.did this several times and the last time it remained on.i tried to access trouble codes but it is automatic climate control and you need the factory scan tool.looking...
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH41A9656X
First i want to thank all for the replys. But the custermer decided not to go any further. But i learn and found some problems with tcl light. Manually pull codes and found code 3-7 tc angle sensor code. this has a added thottle plate witch chokes motor to red... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1989 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABB1300K
Thanks to all who replied. Victor from N.J. hit it on the head although I didn't think so at first because it would run after jumper removed. Thanks to those that sent me the links to the electrical diagrams. I found as Victor said that the power to the coil g...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L engine VIN: WBADM6349Y
Revert to previous shop repair. Removed new valve cover, found previous shop had failed to install camshaft oil splash shield. Installed new sheild & valve cover gasket, problem solved.
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2001 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ03471
Thanks to all that responded. I resynched the MAF sensors and so far the light is off. Trouble codes: 140 (M73my98 only torque imbalance).
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1989 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Surge, Stall VIN: 1GTGK24K0K
Well this one was tough to deal with considering the type of customer we were dealing with. After finally agreeing to let us pull heads and still finding nothing obvious, customer decided to have us replace heads with reman ones, as well as replacing inta...
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L injector pulse VIN: 2G1WN14T7M
thanks for all the help I ohmed the injectors and found 3 that were under 10 ohms replaced all injectors with used ones that ohmed 12ohms runs great thanks!!!
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29J8W
Last update is I replaced one of the post cat o2 sensor with a G.M. part and the readings are not what I am use to but the CEL does not trip after test drive. Truly unknown if this totaly repaired customer will drive for awhile and let me know. Thanks to every... Trouble codes: 137 (O2 low voltage bank 1 sensor 2), 172 (Fuel trim rich bank 1), 175 (Fuel trim rich bank 2).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23141
THANKS TO ALL FOR HELP, WE REPLACED THE HIGH PRESSURE PUMP AND GOT IT RUNNING AFTER BLEEDING ALL THE AIR OUT OF THE SYSTEM. STARTED IT AROUND 10 TIMES IN THE SHOP, IT STARTS NOW, BUT SEEMS TO HAVE AN EXTENDED CRANK. TEST DROVE TRUCK, RUNS OK BUT NOW A NO ... Trouble codes: P0094 (Fuel system small leak detected).
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L steering assist quitts VIN: 3GNDA13D66
thank you michael i did put dielectric after a came back and read your reply, but first thing this morning i drove car with volt meter attached to the main power wire going into the steering module/motor and i lost voltage before i got out of the shop. i foll...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Charging VIN: 1B7HC13Y3V
Thanks for all the quick responses. After multiple hours of searching, finally found the wiring harness connector at the driver side hood hinge hade bad connection. There is 3 connectors together mounted to the fire wall. After disconnecting and cleaning pins ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Fuel in oil? VIN: 1B7HF16Z7W
Hey Guys, Sorry for the delay but I've been waiting to see if what I did actually had any effect on the problem. I had all the injectors out before I posted and couldn't see a leak. So I stuck paper towels under them and left them out over the weekend. On ...
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2001 Fiat Stilo 1.8L cruise control VIN: ZFA1920000
Thank you for trying to help. It is not possible to do this the "logical" way, so we have done it the old fashioned way with a mechanical cruise control pulling the gas pedal.
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F1R
well it turned out to be the pcm. after a self test reviled a code of 1283 i followad that code and found the driver in the pcm was mot driving the ipr. after removing ipr and inspecting it i found that the the large plunger inside was stuck and i belive the p...
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1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14N2T
Much thanks to Stanley from Va. It had a gray module in it, motorcraft dy1075 i put a black module dy1077 and now i have a good scope pattern. light is out and vehicle is repaired. Thanks to all who replied. Rick Trouble codes: P1351.
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L temp gage VIN: 1FTDX1862V
I found the impeller on the water pump was worn completely off.I changed the pump and we're good to go.Thanks for all the replies.I received some useful tips,
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4045Y
cleared 2nd air injection monitor. calling it a fix. Trouble codes: P0411.
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L no start hot VIN: 1FTWW31P75
thanks inj tubes plug seals kit in huie pump
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2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12W27
I'm going to make this short and sweet,remembering the fact that this has a new ford reman motor 1year since install.The facts were not told completely by the customer,they told us that they just started having problems and that the light just came on IMPOSSIB... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1998 GMC School Bus Chassis B7T042 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GBHG31F9W
faulty injection pump, process of elimination. Thank you all for your replies and help. I was looking for a silver bullet. Does not exist on this job.
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES257X1
WE HAD THIS HONDA IN FOR NO START CONDITION. FOUND CYLINDER HEAD WORK WAS NEADED AFTER THE T-BELT WAS LOST AND BENT SOME VALVES. AFTER THE REPAIRS THE CAR WOULD NOT START??? I FOUND THAT THERE WAS A GROUND WIRE ON THE HEAD THAT WAS NOT CONNECTED (G101 THIS IS ...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L low pedal VIN: KM8SC13E55
thanks for all the help and replies, the problem ended up being as simple as a bad master. replaced master and sent customer on there way.
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2000 Infiniti I30 T 3.0L cooling system VIN: JNKCA31A1Y
It was indeed the water pump as everyone answered. The job was fairly easy. I don't know if there is a trick to pushing the plunger back for the timing chain tensioner. I loosened the bottom bolt and removed the top bolt to allow the tensioner to pivot. I was ...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L a/c compressor VIN: SAJDA01C91
finally able to consistently duplicate.found when started cold a/c would not work.a/c module was sending request to pcm.pcm was not grounding compressor relay circuit.once warmed up worked normal.found that outside tenp sensor faulty,fixed at 125 degrees f.app...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L recirculation door motor VIN: 1J8GW68J73
Thanks guys, had to pull the dash to replace the recirc. motor Got it out and found the cam that connects it to the door was split. Checked the door operation while I was there and it was free. Put everything back together and retested, noise was gone.
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L filling tank VIN: SALJY1242X
Thanks for all of you taking time to respond to our help request! We checked everything all of you suggested and found the fuel system to be free of any obstructions either in the hosing or the vent. One of you however did mention that you had worked for a Lan...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Left Front Suspension Air Bag VIN: SALMF11464
THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT RESPONDED. THE PROBLEM CAME OUT TO BE THE DRIVER'S SIDE AIR SUSPENSION BAG. I AM TOLD THAT THIS IS VERY COMMON PROBLEM. WE CONVERTED THE SUSPENSION TO MECHANICAL BOTH FRONT AND REAR.
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Noise VIN: JTHBF30G72
I could not find the TSB that Francis mentioned. We told the customer that we could try the foam tape like Paul suggested. He decided that it was not that big of a deal and that he would just live with it as long as it was not going to be a problem. Thanks for...
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2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L Cylinder Heads
OK, a mega thanks to Neal, and everyone else. Yes this is a major job. The motor is cooked. Heads and block are warped, multiple cylinders are scored. Compression loss From heads, valves you name it... Time for a replacement... Joe
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Limp In Mode ( Fail Safe ) VIN: 4JGAB72E7X
Well first of all I want to thank all those who replied to my help post, so thanks for all of your input.I did rack the car and check the electrical connector going into the transmission and it was full of transmission fluid i also checked the control mod to m...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Windows,Mirrors And Trunk Release VIN: WDBJF65J81
OK GUYS, SORRY SO LATE GETTING BACK. I ENDED UP TAKING THE CAR TO MY BRITISH BUDDY AT ANOTHER SHOP WHERE HE HAS A FACTORY TOOL FOR THIS MAKE.WE SPENT A FEW HOURS ON THIS DUE TO SOME CODES STORED THAT WERE UNDOCUMENTED.AFTER SOME DISCUSSION WITH AFRIEND OF HIS ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz Smart .7L security system VIN: WME4503321
well everyone, this is Dave not Mike seems G&K in California was only sanctioned shop to decode if you will the antitheft system on this car... if our customer agrees we have to send the FOBS, instrument cluster, ECM, and fuse block to them for reprogramming. ...
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1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Battery VIN: JN1CA21D8V
Thank you all for your help. I apologize for the mistake in my draw readings. The numbers were correct but I mistakenly typed mV instead of mA. Sorry for the confussion. I ran the draw test again with more precision and care this time. Got similar results...
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D12
Bad computer. Thanks to everyone who helped. Checked the cam and crank timing over and over and over again. Scoped the cam and crank sensors at the computer and not only did they look good but they were perfectly synchonized. Tested for voltage drop on the pow... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Sensor problem).
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2005 Other Chrysler knight 300CID tach VIN: 1RF4245456
hello all, repsitioned all wiring, rechecked everything i could think of, looks like its a bad signal out of the ecm to tach but unfortunatly customer picked up going on trip, so when i get it back and fixed i will let all of you now whats happening thanks.
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L left headlamp VIN: YS3FB49S83
Thanks to Justin for the fast way to get at the front bumper off this is fixed. This car had been in an accident on the left side and when the body guy was re-assembling there was a bad connection at the ballast at the bottom of the headlamp. repaired and all ...
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2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L won't take fuel VIN: 4S4BP61C15
Thanks for all the help. Many said to check the lines going to the canister and this is where my problem was. I jacked up the left rear of the vehicle and found 2 lines that were easily accessible. Lines that go to the canister and valve. I disconnected these ...
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1982 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2AL21E80
Hello Friends Thank you all for the Great Replies, this one is FIXED, I checked the EGR Valve and it seems to be working ok, when I checked the PCV valve I found that it was made out of plastic and was cracked which was causing a Big Air Leak, I had already ...
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1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: JTR4RN50A6
I changed the distributor,due to a faulty crank sensor.The pickup runs great and my customer is happy.Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: 12 (no rpm signal to ecu), 13 (no rpm signal above 1500 rpm), 21 (oxygen sensor fault), 51 (no idl TPSinput to ecu).
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L Unknown VIN: 5TBRN3416S
thank you all for your help. well is fix. I change drums, rotors, calipers and still the same thing so all we needed to change was the shoes and that was were the problem was. the new ones were defective somehow that will gime me a strong vibration coming to a...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3VWRF81H4U
Hello Friends Thank you all for all the great reply, the reply was so great that I made a copy of them and print them, also book mark all web site so I can have a reference, for future diagnose on the VW Turbo Diesel and I suggest that some of you may do the... Trouble codes: 00575 (Intake Manifold Pressure 17.00 Control Difference).
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