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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD432XV
no drivability problem also gear light comes on at times trans. code 111 ran a bunch of tests no concrete answers Trouble codes: 154 (tps), 12 (tps)
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L 4-3 Shift VIN: WBAGG8348Y
When you drive this car you get a harsh engagement in foward and reverse, also when performing a coasting down shift it has a harsh 4-3. If you do a 5-3 kick down it is violent. The trans has been overhauld with new solonoids. There are no trouble codes and th...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L dash lighting/ power cut out/ stalling VIN: WBADM6348Y
Customer states after about 30 minute drive all dash lights came on and electrical system cut out, speakers made noise & after market blue tooth died. The engine did not stall and power cut back by itself several seconds later. Customer than parked and vehicle...
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Alternator VIN: WBAEW334X4
Hi to all and thanks in advance for reading this post. I have this 2003 325xi that has me pulling my hair out in clumps (whats left of it anyways). I will apologize in advance for the lenth of post, but want to get you as much info as possible. The car belongs...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Alignment VIN: 00WH451071
hello group and thank you in advanced for even reading this got this 1998 buick came in the steering wheel was 45 degrees right while drivingbrought it in performed alignment with our hunter machine never had problem like this i go to test drive after the whee...
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1981 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L electronic climate control head & MPG VIN: 1G6AL5799B
this is a hard one half of the wires goes from mpg toECC are ok Ihave power &ground but doesnt come on please need some help
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1986 Cadillac DeVille Touring 4.1L Cuts out VIN: 1GBDC6980U
The vehicle is a piece of junk, that being said here it goes. I put an alternator on the vehicle and got it to charge. Drove ok for a bit then let it go. Customer came and picked it up and now it runs very poorly. If you unplug the brown wire on the alternator...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Surge VIN: 1G6KD57Y92
This car has had 3 transmissions replaced over the past few years and customer says surge has been since then. This is a very very slight surge around 40-45 mph that most people would not even notice. My tech went for a ride and did not feel what the customer ...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDU06L9P
excessive co, engine runs fine. will go to closed loop then open loop, stay mostly in open loop, if introduce vacuum leak, will will go closed then cycle. replaced o2 with delco unit, replaced coolant temp sensor, cleaned maf and inspected for vacuum leaks, no...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GCCS194XX
This s10 has a high NOx reading , the MAX Ca emissions is 533ppm . O2 sensor is active with good risetime , fuel control achieved . Fuel pressure Ok. cooling system Ok. No EGR Valve , timing unadjustable , I doubt that the CAT Has a problem because CO , HC are...
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2002 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDX03E42
Another stumper. This one will loose the fuel gauge, coolant temp drops below cold, abs light on, check engine light on. No communication with scanner. Engine will run untill turned off. Then it goes into a loop only intermittently.This may not happen for days... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 communication problem history), U1040 (Ebtcm communications history), P1626 (Anti theft fuel enable circuit history), U1016 (Loss pcm communications only on air bag history)
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J52
This car came into the shop with a multitude of engine parts replaced (listed all known replacements below), but with DTC's still set for every system that had parts replaced. Battery was disconnected this afternoon, so I do not have a complete list of DTC's t...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4F4BB31T
Check last week for a no/hard start condition could not make happen. Only code was for converter effiency but that has been on forever due to mileage converter is ok, have check it many times. Problem this week is hard start and when I got it started it is run...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L Compressor Pressure Low & Condensor Fan VIN: 2C3LA43RX6
Vehicle came in with A/C not "COLD". First thing I done was to check A/C Pressures, both the Low Side and High Side Pressures was "Extremely Low". Evacuated and Recharged A/C System with proper amount of refrigerant to make sure it was not low on charge (1.62 ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B5WB35Z7Y
vehicle has poor idle quality. All plugs carboned up as though ecm trying to correct for a lean condition like maybe there is a vaccum leak. sprayed around and detected none. Have checked resistance on wires,plugs,coil, and injectors. accompanying codes are P0... Trouble codes: P0205 (injector 5 circuit malfunction), P0206 (injector 6 circuit malfunction)
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Intermittant Start VIN: 1B4HR28N01
This vehicle was brought to us due to an intermittant start issue. Vehicle can be driven for a period of 15-20 minutes, turned off to get gas and will not start. We have found that when the vehicle does not start, that the drive selector indicator will light u...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1D8GP243X3
This Caravan originally came in on the hook as a no start. We diagnosed the van as being out of fuel though the gauge reads 1/4 full. Sure enough, after adding two gallons fuel, the engine now starts and runs normally. I have read prior posts regarding possibl...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L blower VIN: 1D4GP45R65
i have a 05 caravan that has low air volumn from vents,floor and defrost are very good flow.in vent position verry little air flow,sounds like blower restricted.all blower speeds work fine,have recalibrated and replaced controler with no improvement.looking at...
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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HW48J55
Hey all - we have a headache here. This V8 Dakota originally came in for a long or extended crank after sitting for an hour or even intermittently overnight. We originally found fuel pressure dropping 30 psi within an hour & proceded to pull up the fuel rail, ...
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1989 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEE14YCK
We have a customer that owns an '89 Ford E-150 w/4.9L. Customer is an ice cream vendor that had a Power Jack (pi-8000) power inverter installed on vehicle for the freezer. Installer of the inverter told customer he needed a higher amp alternator for the invert... Trouble codes: 13 (unable to ctrl rpm to self-test lower limit band), 23 (tp snsr input is out of self-test range), 25 (ks sensor sig not sensed in dynamic response test), 33 (egr valve not opening), 44 (thermactor air sys inoperative), 52 (psps always staying open/closed)
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Hard starting VIN: 3FAFP15P6W
hard starting worse when hot ,no codes , replaced crank sensor and it seemed to be a little better at first. when it starts it runs fine, just have to crank on it for excessive amount of time. any help would be appriciated. Thank you !
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L A/c VIN: 1FBSS31L11
Hi guys we have this problem with this e-350 we been trying to fix a problem related to the rear a/c unit everything seems normal. Good cold a/c to the front vents and good blower pressure to rear vents but for some reason,no cold tenp to rear vents,check the ...
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP40441
Hello. I have this 01 mustang in the shop, it came in not staying running. scanned for codes and had a p0340 camshaft position code. Cleared codes after checking cam sensor and fuel pressures. turned key and car started an idled and ran for a few days. Car cam... Trouble codes: P0340
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hpop VIN: 1FTNW21P13
Hi Guys,This 2003 F250 was towed into my shop about 1 year ago with a no start condition.Upon inspection we found no ICP.We then found the HPOP had seized and the gear was turning on the cam gear.We installed a new Ford HPOP and it started and ran good.Less th...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L speed control VIN: 1FMPU18L73
he brought this truck in because of inop cruise control. The first thing i checked were the fuses. then checked the cable. when i enter self test the light will flash. I push the on button it will flash. When i press the resume button nothing happens. if i byp...
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1FTRX12W14
truck came in for spark plugs,tire rotation and trans , service.2 days later it has engine light on and a wrench light on code [...] a p1635.clear codes ,lights come back on. i can clear codes and crank truck.engine light is off ,wrench light is sill on. wh... Trouble codes: P2106, P1635
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2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Flexplate VIN: FMFU16515L
Calling all Ford Guys! In Feb. this year (2010), 4500 miles ago we put a new Flexplate and starter in this rig for worn teeth on flx. plt. ring gear causing no start- ya know "zip- zip" while cranking. Found no other signs to consider except Starter. Truck is ...
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2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4L Differential VIN: 1FTPX12V57
This is not a high tech question, but very low one. I found leaking from rear diff. pinion input shaft seal. Can I replce the seal without lowing the axle? Can I replace the seal without any adjustment or special tools? Thanks in advance for helps.
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2007 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L high temp VIN: 1FMCU49H67
We have this hybrid that the customer stated over heated on her on road.I road tested and never got an over heat warning but on the scan tool temp runs between 223 - 230 degrees and in shop at idle with ac on temp is 216-220.Both coolant fans run at idle yet t...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTWW31R78
have worked on many ford 7.3 & 6.0 but only a few 6.4l. trying to force DPF regeneration. egr was stuck at 16%, commanded egr closed with IDS and taped on valve. egr now at 0%. cleared all codes. KOEO= no codes. p246c & p2463 return sa soon as you start engine... Trouble codes: P0404, P1335, P2452, P2463, P246C
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2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Door VIN: 1GTHK29D77
Owner continues to complain about a "tinny" sound that exists when shutting or opening the front door. The noise appears to be coming from the rear door. We have checked it twice now, and had the old door to recheck, however, no missing components, no abnormal...
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2000 Honda Civic GX 1.6L Hesitation VIN: 1HGEN1643Y
this 2000 civic cng vehicle will not go over approx 35mph. if you reset the computer codes the vehicle will run perfectly, as soon as a code is flagged the vehicle will not go over 35 mph. code 336 and 1399 have appeared. we replaced the crankshaft position se... Trouble codes: 336 (crankshaft position sensor), 1399 (random misfire)
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L torque converter VIN: 1HGCG56542
i put new motor in honda accord lx now it wont shift out of first gear it locks up and bangs real hard then it will drive ok for in couple seconds then it will do it again hard shift in reverse can drive ok in first gear
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Blower Motor VIN: 1HGEM22934
Car came in with the blower motor coming on with the key tuned off.all hvac functions work with ing. Off or on. The compressor does not work. But the blower the recurculate switch ,and the heated rear window switch all work with key off.fuse #14 was blown and ...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Electronic VIN: 5FNRL38785
I am trying to check the front bearings. I hear a bad bearing in the front, but when you try to get the vehicle to spin the wheels off the ground fast enough( or past 2 mph) for the bearing to be noisy enough to tell the difference from side to side, the compu...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L charging voltage is @ 12.9 VIN: JNKCA31A61
Vehicle came in to our shop, not charging with a completely dead battery. We installed a new battery and an alternator. 2 weeks later it came back with the battery drained down and the alternator not putting out proper voltage. A new battery and an alternator ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L radio VIN: 1J4CZ78Y7V
This vehical still has factory radio, with cassete and cd player. It also has steering wheel controls. While listning to the fm side of radio, the radio gets static then goes dead on all fm stations. When it happens,i check am side, all stations still there. N...
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2004 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GL48K54
hey guys,i got this jeep that dies at idle or in the drive through after it gets hot.i am on the second aftermarket cam sensor,seems to fix for a couple weeks.i put the labscope on it and the freq.at idle is about 150-160htz.i had the meter hooked up to the 5v... Trouble codes: P0344
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1244Y
Hello fellow Land Rover Techs. Have this Discovery that was towed in with a no start. It actually starts and runs for about 1 second then dies out. Fuel pressure steady at 50lbs and we have good spark. Only code is the tranny switch. Don't think this will keep... Trouble codes: P0705
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Electronic VIN: JT6HF1OUXY
I need help I can turn the compressor on through the scaner and get cold air. I tested the evap temp sensor air temp sensor pressor sensor and relay but cant get the air to work. It is full to spec of r134 checked codes through head unit only gat a code 21 for...
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2000 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3535Y
customer stated that check engine light comes on when it rains, coils were replaced about 6 months ago at another shop, when i scanned the car found misfire on #3, replaced plug wires with dealer part, customer picked up car and called back a day later stating... Trouble codes: P0420
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L a/c amplifier VIN: JM1FE17374
I need to know if it's necessary to flash pcm after a/c amplifier replacement
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Vibrate VIN: WDBUF65J85
This Benz seem to have a very light vibration and light roaring noise when accel from a stop. Mostly when cold engine. It happens only under 2000 rpm and low speed. I can hold 1800 rpm in park and I can hear the interior and car vibrating lightly. I'm not hear...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L timing chain VIN: WDBRF40J95
looking for a little help from the mercedes gurus. this car came in a while ago sounding terrible and running worse. did some checking and got the above mentioned codes. all of witch yelled timing issue. took the valve cover off and took a peek. lots of slack ...
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2010 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Service light VIN: WDDHF8HB9A
Does anyone know how to reset the service light on a 2010 mercedes e350. Thanks for the help.
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2007 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L door locks VIN: 2MEFM75V77
NOne of the locks will operate from the buttons or unlock, including the trunk latch. Nothing is stuck and all fuses seem to be good. All wiring connectors seem to be good but get no operation from any lock escept manually. All these locks are fed thru the Dri...
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on, Abs tire monitor lt VIN: WMWRE33474
Hi guys i have a really weird one going on with this mini. It was wrecked and repaired before we got the car. We checked it over and test drove it before sending it over to a local car lot where it was sold. The day it was sold the lady drove it home and it cu... Trouble codes: P1613 (Serial Communication with ABS)
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AK44YTE
Stalls in traffic and when coming off xway, intermittently. Compression, fuel pressure okay, no codes. Smoked vacuum system and found no leaks. Spec on fuel pressure is 47-50. The needle fluctuates between 50 and 58 at idle and when rpm is increased steadies a...
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2000 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L Charging VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
Hellow everyone my problem is when the a\c compressor and cooling fan cycles on the charging discharge 12v. When cooling is off it is charging 14v . When a\c is off charging 14v . Disconnect fan when a\c compressor is on i have 14v. Need help
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D62
which one is bank 2? I can't figure out which bank is bank 2 for the life of me! please help, customer arriving soon! Trouble codes: P0430
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2002 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED29Y92
vehicle has slight miss at idle, service engine light flashes at idle, when driving vehicle runs good. Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Steering Gear VIN: 1G3GS64C51
Vehicle came complaining complete loss of steering for brief moment did not occur agian for two or three months does have two supension codes c1287/1288 replaced steering twice . First rack was leaking also vehicle does have magnasteer.this problem has been go...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX52L7R
Hi Folks, Me got's a brain nummer:-( This car will cut at times, not die but idle drops when it does happens at idle, mostly at part throttle. Fuel pressure stays steady and all the data on scanner looks good and no codes. Today it starts cutting out at idle m...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L security system VIN: 1G2HX54K6Y
This car has two symptoms that, I believe, are related to the security system. First the engine won't crank unless I hesitate in the run position for a second. If I try to start normally it won't crank and code p1626 sets. Second when the code sets where is a ...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52F24
Hi everybody, looking for some help here with this one. This grand am came in to us a week ago with a p0507 idle control system code in it. Customer stated that car was surging on her at stop lights and as she would take off from the light also, but not all th... Trouble codes: P0171, P0507
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2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Hesitation VIN: WP0CA29812
Car came here with 2 codes p1130 and p1128 try to clean maf sensor same result idle is rough and misfire. I replaced new maf sensor and its same problem. Next day. Start the car in the morning and i noticed lots of white smoke comes out to exhaust and after... Trouble codes: P1130 (p1128-), P1128
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1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Won't set readiness VIN: JS3TD03V2V
The EGR system works well now according to the testing in Mitchell. Yet, no matter how I try to force readiness I am unable to get more than 5 monitors to run. The catylast, EVAP, and EGR monitors won't run. I got the vehicle above 185 degf and got to speed th...
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4TAVL52N2T
HELP!!!, this one has been a thorn in my side. Customer came in with no start. So original complaint is no start. Upon inspection found plugs to be fuel fouled, cap rotor needed replaced, and coil output was next to nothing. Replaced coil and all secondary ign... Trouble codes: P0171
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L cel on po770 VIN: 4T1BG12K2T
we got this car in with a cel on and code po770 no other symptoms ,all data said too check tcc lock up solinoid and it checked out ok ,fluid was dirty and had some shavings in it,so after some reserch and seeing the car had 160k on it ,we replaced it with a lo...
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1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L battery light VIN: 2T1BR12E0W
we have a 1998 toyota corrola ce that sat for a period of time and when it was started the battery light came on when tested the alternator was putting out 14.5 volts and 1 amp with no load and 14.5 volts and 6 amps with a load and it passed a voltage drop tes...
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2002 Acura TL 3.2L differential bearings VIN: 19UUA56681
Well , its a deep subject.I did have several people offer help and weighed each idea carefully.There is no clear cut answer at this point , the shims come in 38 sizes in increments of .001" with the thickest one being 3.05 mm .We tried a bearing fron an odysse...
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Cooling fans VIN: WAUAC48H24
Now for the fix. It turns out that the left side cooling fan was keeping both fans from turning on and staying on. The cooling fan control module has the ability see a fault on the fan motor side of the circuit and shut the system down for protection. Unfor...
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1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L warning light indicators VIN: WBAGJ8320T
THANK YOU TO ALL, WE REMOVED THE I.C. AND FOUND THE CONNECTOR IN PLACE BUT NOT CONNECTED - THANK YOU GUYS FOR HELPING KNOW HOW TO TAKE IT APART.
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4HR52L0R
Hello all, first off thanks for all the great replies. Everyone seems to be on the same page with one of the three items (crank, ICM, ECM). I personally did not get this one fixed. I was at the point where I could not think or notice anything else so sent to a... Trouble codes: P0341, P1361, P1565.
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L mode doors and a/c comp VIN: 2GCEK19R6V
After extensive ohm tests found the high pressure switch on the back of the compressor shorted. Showing continuity thru both wires to the compressor housing. It can't have a ground to the A/C request line to the control. Also wiring to the switch(2 wire)was in...
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Theft system VIN: 1G1ND52J91
Thanks to all who read my request and tried to help. We ended up replacing the BCM on this car after re-cleaning the connector and verifying that the passlock voltage was consistent by back-probing @ the BCM on the wire from the cylinder. Also we determined th...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Valve Train VIN: 1GNEC16Z83
We have opted to go with a Jasper reman engine with the 3yr/100k warranty. It is my opinion that the cam failed. The lifter was tattered around the edges of the roller but rolled freely The cam surface on the up side was torn up. I suspect failure was due t...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L steering VIN: 1GCHK23265
i would like to thank everyone that responded. Customer returned today and for some reason was happy with it. The one thing I forgot to post was the steering shaft u-joint was fine. When the tie rods were disconnected they weren't checked on the turntables,...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4362167165
Replaced upstream O2 sensor and code did not reappear for 3 days so Im calling it fixed. Sensor tested and performed 100% according to scan tool data and never set a code for O2. Trouble codes: P0411 (Air system).
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Front & Rear Blower VIN: 2C8GP74LOI
First Thanks to all that helped. I felt that the problem was in the front control module as I could no find any contunity from the module to the ground circuit of the relay. The module was replaced with the same condition existing. The next step was to get a f...
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Duct temperature warm VIN: 2C8GP54L13
Here is the procedure that I followed. This came from a fellow tech from a Chrysler Dealer. I would recommend performing this quick calibration with any A/C service for this specific vehicle. The duct temp was greater than 50F when the vehicle came in. Afte...
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1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.5L Vss VIN: 2FTHF36G1S
Thanks for all the hints and replies. The best method i found to track this down was to pull out fuse #8 and test drive, problem completely dissappeared. Ordered a new instrument cluster, problem resolved. The new cluster has gone obsolete in Fords part invent...
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1996 Ford Explorer Limited 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JN4HS5645
There was carbon on the EGR pintle and passages, I suspect a piece broke loose and got stuck in the valve triggering the light. Pulled valve and cleaned after checking everything that was mentioned several times. Trouble codes: P0402 (EGR excessive flow).
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L vents VIN: 1FBSS31L96
To all that replied thanks all where on the money got a new vacume tank from dealer mounted it under dash ran new vacuum lines and every thing works great again thanks to all that replied. Thanks john
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2007 Ford f 650 5.9L brake lights VIN: 3FRWX65B97
Yes this one is fixed, my brother who owns the truck had replaced the fuse after finding it was blown and installed the new fuse in the open fuse hole next to correct one. I guess i should have checked it myself. It went to the dealer to get this figured out, ...
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2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic SLT 6.6L Safety VIN: 1GTHK23647
the customer went to the fellow who reprogramed the computer... he set the tire pressures in the computer for 50 lbs and now the sensors reset ant every thing is fine
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1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, hard start VIN: 4S6CM58V3V
well thanks for all the help, the problem was that the iac had so much carbon build up on the shaft that it would not open close properly so I cleaned it all with brake clean blew it out and wd40 the shaft of the iac and seems to be ok,customer did not want to... Trouble codes: P0101.
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1998 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 4S6CM58W6W
We elected to give the customer a quote for a reman engine . The customer has decline repair at this time . Thanks for advising us not to try to repair but replace long block . I'm sure this saved me money in the end .
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2002 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L cruise control VIN: 1GRHT23W57
The fix on this vehicle was practically very simple but I do not understand the computers logic that made the cruise not work. Both brake lite bulbs were open and after replacement the cruise worked. I should have noticed this in my testing of the brake switch...
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1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all who replied but the customer has yet to return with the vehicle . My fix will be to recommend replacing the tps based on the replies I have received. I am still worried about the voltage drop while cranking but will deal with it if he returns. Trouble codes: 17 (tps lower than min spec).
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Park/Neutral switch VIN: SAJEA01U53
Thank you for your replies, the switch is attached to the valve body. The test calls for voltage at the PCM in park - we had none, check and found a pinched wire at the bell housing- repaired and returned to normal function.
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Radio VIN: SAJEA01U13
Well sorry it took so long , but we found it and were just waiting on customer. The radio was repaired by the radio shop,but there was still an issue that turned out to be the steering wheel switch pack. We disconnected it and the radio worked fine. Thanks for...
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1961 Jeep Fiberglass 2.5L brake/park lights VIN: 5754812438
Ended up just tearing into all lighting wiring that was cobled together. Found multiple problems with wiring. Thanks for all input.
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2001 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNAGD12601
WELL,I WAS WAITING TO GIVE BACK GOOD REPORT, BUT NO GO THANK YOU FOR ALL THE TECHS. THAT REPLIED, WE ENDED UP REPLACING THE LOOSE TIMING BELT AND TENSINER'S ETC. (IT WAS DUE ANY WAY)BUT IT SEEMS ONES A WEEK THE ENGINE STILL ACT'S THE SAME, WE'LL KEEP AFTER IT...
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2001 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Hesitation, Surge
I really appreciate who took time to reply my request. most of the suggested that I change Mass Air Flow sensor with an OEM one. I called Kia dealer for price and they said almost $600, I don't think he can afford. he already bought one from O'reilly for like...
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2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L a/c system VIN: 1YVHP80D25
Well tried about everything under the sun and finally came to do a recheck of all my prior diagnostics with no interference. the worst thing was that mazda information is hard to come by. well pressures was 30 low and 150 high which are good not to excited by...
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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L unknown VIN: 4F2CZ96105
sorry its taken me so [...] to close. Bob from Arizona hit it on the head. even though we flow tested this radiator 3 different times when i hit it with infra red thermometer sure enough about 1.3 of it was cold. we replaced the radiator and all the problems we...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG 5.5L Compressor VIN: WDCYR46F73
Thanks to all who replied to my request for a labor estimate on a compressor replacement on a 2003 G55 AMG. Alldata listed .8 hrs which is obviously much too low. The labor time that we charged for replacing the compressor, evacuating and recharging the AC sys...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33565
Thanks For Your Help, Could Not Of Found This Without You !!! The Pully Dampner Was Sliping, Causing The 2/3 Ratio Fault At Sensor, Compressor Volume Was Down, Painted A Line On Pully Saw It Move !!! Great Help Thanks A Mill. Arnie Trouble codes: 5768/.
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1993 Nissan D21 2.4L Starting VIN: 1N6SD16S8P
I don't have any useful information to post.Checked backup wiring harness,Harness under hood,All items on fuse nothing found there and all things related to the 4 replies.Never had truck act up so lady took truck home/to another shop.Still puzzled with proble...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Several VIN: 3N1CB51D61
Unable to get car back into the shop. The lady is out of the country on holidays and car is parked at airport out of town. Will have to wait. Thanks to everyone. Will try again at a later time. Paul
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2WR5216Y
First of all, sorry for the bad info guys. I hate it when limited info is supplied. Unfortunatly in the predicament i only had access to internet and no diagnostic equip. After some testing, found the fuel pressure was running off after it would get started, ...
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2006 Pontiac Torrent 3.4L Evaporator VIN: 2CKDL73F06
Thank you all for the responses and the great ideas. Kent, Robert and Gerry were all on the right track. The compressor was not cycling off. It was staying on and making the system so cold that the low pressure line(from the expansion valve)was freezing ...
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2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L oil level guage VIN: WPOCA29983
Thanks for the replies. The car went to another shop with the factory scanner and it would not get into the dash either. The only problem right now is the sometimes inconsistant oil level guage, so the customer will just use the dipstick and if other problems ...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R9Y
Thank you to the people who replied, the upstream A/F sensor took care of the problem. I know that it should default to the downstream, but even with a very rich condition, the downstream O2 was reading lean, and i suspect that it's worn out as well, although... Trouble codes: 1130 (A/F sensor signal circuit).
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2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 2T1BR32E77
I would like to thank all those that responded. As most of you had recommended, there is a TSB dealing with Brake Squealing(but it wont say anything about clicking). We Applied that TSB with supplied new shims, caliper mounting brackets, and pad mounting pla...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Directionals VIN: 3VWSE69M94
Thanks for all your replies. Customer will return for turn signal switch when they have saved the $$$. I didn't think it was some obscure wiring harness issue but wanted to get some input and WOW! You guys responded fast. Many thanks!
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Unknown VIN: WVWTH63B14
Hello all and thanks for the advice in the three post. This vehicle hasn't been fixed yet. I advised the customer to let me put three in line fuses on the three legs of that fused circuit to isolate which side is causing the escessive draw intermittently. T...
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2006 Volvo S60 T5 2.4L Cooling System VIN: YV1RS592X6
Many thanks to everyone who replied. After investigating further I found the radiator leaking at the lower right corner. It was definitly hidden. I violated my own kiss standard. I do appreciate everyones help on this one in getting me to look at the vehicle a...
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