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1988 Acura Integra LS Special Edition 1.6L 4 Stud To A 5tud VIN: JH4DA3366J
Ok my 88 acura integra has 2 manufactor [acura & honda]and i just won a contest .my prize was 4 new rims 14 inch 5.5 &a40 offset [crager rims] but they came with 5 stud.my honda rims are a 4 stud.i am trying to find out or figure out how can i change out the h...
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1992 Acura Legend 3.2L Starting VIN: JH4KA766NC
This car was towed into me with a bad engine. I replaced the engine.I was able to start the engine but found a power steering leak and shut the engine off and jacked up the right front to repair the line. After that I could not start the replacement engine wit...
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L camshaft position sensor VIN: WBACC0321W
hi , i need help or some info on this vehicle on the camshaft position sensor a p0340 DTC is comin up in my scan tool the CHECK ENGINE light is on, gettin ready for inspection, it has been a year since the last time we put in a new camshaft position sensor and...
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1986 Buick Regal Grand National 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G4GK4774G
Hi iATN, looking for some help with odds and ends. I have to finish an engine job that I did not start so as you can imagine I'm not having too much fun. A few questions for this '86 Grand National 3.8L VIN 7. 1) Camshaft sensor setup? I have the engine runn...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L 1st gear VIN: 1G4HP52K6W
This Buick has the "harsh chatter on hard accel" from a stop. We had the pcm reprogramed with the latest up date. After getting it back together and a test drive, we find it still has this harsh chatter on accel from a stop. It's not as bad as before the up da...
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2005 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L a/c compressor VIN: 1G4HP52K25
This one is getting me. Original complaint was poor cooling, and slight noise under hood. Upon inspection found compressor to be noisy, a/c pressures were not the greatest. Low side would only get to about 60psi and high side stayed right around 200psi. System...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G1FP2381M
The customer bought this car 2 months ago from the second owner. The previous owner had bought the car with 10K and sold it with 90k. My customer states that it began to lose power a few weeks after purchase. So he came into the shop complaining of Loss of Pow...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Oil Pressure VIN: 1GNPT13W9S
customer brought in for check gauges light on at idel,oil pressure gauge at zero ideling.installed manual gauge to verify pressure reading,correct. engine has no lifter noise or other.pulled pan and found bearings very worn,pulled engine and had crank recondit...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L transfer cas VIN: 1GNEK13R4T
hi everybody. i have this truck in my shop, customer said that 4x4 system doesn`t work properly, then when key is off, encoder motor stays working by self. found wiring harness connected wrong in the transmission area, corrected that problem, now 4x4 seems wor...
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1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCFG29M8V
i have this van that originally came in for a running at idle but stalls when accelerate. i first thought of fuel pump but pressures and volume are good and customer stated new fuel pump replaced wiyhin last 6 months. scan tool revealed inaccurate mass air flo...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L long crank time VIN: 1G1YY32G2X
this car cam in with a running rough problem,and a complaint of a long crank time.checked the fuel presser and noticed it would read 55 pounds but would drop down tow 0 pounds real fast,so i jumped on it and replaced the fuel pump.did not fix the problem.this ... Trouble codes: P157, P0300, P410, P1637
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1999 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L No Crank VIN: 1GAGG25RX1
BLOWES 40 AMP IGNITION FUSE INTERMITNLY CAN GO For DAYS WITH OUT BLOWING FUSE. Van is never runing when fuse blowes when customer starts van it blowes. already tried ignition switch still blowes fuse. Tried stater also still came back with fuse burnt.I hope so...
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2CNBE18C84
Little truck runs good other than at idle under load buzzes real bad.Idle is rough
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L stopping distance, pedal VIN: 3GNFK16T8Y
So this one has me going crazy. When you drive this truck normally, all is well. Pedal feels great. Brake performance is very good. No issues. Its when you try and do any sort of heavy or panic stops, thats when it gets scary. It is very hard to explain, but...
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2003 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1YY12S73
I have a 2003 Chevrolet Corvette that shuts the engine down as soon at it starts rolling and showing vehicle speed. Starts right back up and runs fine. If the clutch is slowly let out, you can creep along below 2 mph without a problem. Problem happens even coa... Trouble codes: C1214, C1221, C1222, C1248, C1277, C1287
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2008 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L overdrive VIN: 1GBKG31K28
When driving at approx 50-60 km/hr with transmission in overdrive position will hear a high pitch whine noise on decell. Noise will go away when trans is manually shifted into 3rd. Did notice that whine seems to be more pronounced with tow/haul switch in the o...
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1990 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1C3XU4586N
Okay guys, I am not the most well versed in Chryslers, so bare with me here. This is the first time I am working on this vehicle so I have no repair history. From what I understand, its had the minimal done to it. A set of plugs and maybe a belt and oil change... Trouble codes: 37 (PTU part throttle unlock solenoid ckt), 21 (Oxygen sensor not switching)
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2C4GM48L45
Hi I have this Pacifica hear at the shop it is my sisters car and what is happening is the fuel gauge will drop to empty and it will stall out I am getting a code for the level sensor B I can't rember the P0 number and the tank is hard to fill. Her husband put...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 2C3KA53G96
Hello IATN. This is a 3.5L engine, not a 2.7L. I have already installed the rocker shafts in this motor. This is a Chrysler 300 with the NAG A580 transmission. Intermittently it will not shift into third. It seems to happen more when hot, but not always so. It...
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1990 Dodge D150 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GE16Y7L
This won is going back awhile. Vehicle was towed in and customer stated the vehicle just quit running going down the road. He did try to start it later and it ran for 5 minutes then quit. Vehicle would crank but no start. He thought it was a coil. I did my no ...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Surge VIN: 1B7HC16Y35
Vehicle came in with the complaint of a surge while driving. Found a code 21. Replaced Oxygen sensor for a bad heater which corrected this problem. While driving with the scanner and watching fuel trims, I noticed that at idle the long term fuel trim was 3%. W...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Starting VIN: 1B4HR28Y9X
I can not find any were if the ctm must be progammed or flashed after replacment with new oem unit. To allow proper operation of starting. Drb displays ok to arm not ok to start in vtss. Also, @ key on, my security lamp does not illumniate and go off but i can...
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2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L battery VIN: 1B3ES46C31
Customer brought in vehicle with a dead battery after sitting a few days. Found problem with instrument cluster. Replaced instrument cluster and battery. Battery tested bad after recharging.Vehicle came back with a dead battery again about three weeks later. C...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 4th TC VIN: 3B7KF23691
I have a 2001 dodge ram 2500 cummins with an auto trans. It came in with a hickup in OD. Check for codes none, so test drove it at about 45 mph it would erratically hickup, like it was going into neutral,for a split second. I got on it and engine accellerated ...
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Rear brakes VIN: 1B4HS48N82
Hello, this truck has rear drum brakes, which lock up with very little brake pedal pressure, (not just on the first couple of stops, but always). There are no problems evident with the rear brakes, and no ABS codes. Under ABS data, the desired position for the...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTHF36H5S
Hi guys, this one has me really stumped. The truck will start up but seconds after it starts cutting out. Almost like the spark shuts off but spark never goes away. I checked everything i could think of that would be at fault(coil, stator, map, tps, fuel pres...
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Poor Idle Quality
Thanks in advance for everyones help. This Ranger has a really rough idle, running very rich, and somtimes will stall. Only at idle. Had a code p0131, O2 sensor contamination/ voltage shift. Went through chart, which checks wiring between O2 and pcm. All appea... Trouble codes: P0131
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Low power VIN: 1FMRU18WOW
Need help on this one badly. Have been trying different things for a week. Engine idles rough, low power on acceleration. Sets code for bank 2 lean. Long term adaptive fuel is +25 for bank 2 and about -10 for bank 1. Smoke tested for vacuum leaks. Dropped exha... Trouble codes: P0174 (Fuel system lean bank 2)
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L front brakes VIN: 3FALP113XW
This car came in with blown out wheel cylinders and the customer kept driving until completely empty and still drove it in to the shop. We replaced the wheel cylinders, shoes and hardware. We also found the seals in the master were leaking so that got replaced...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L ignition-fuel VIN: 1FAFP52SXW
Car came in on the hook. I started it right up. Owner said would crank but not start. Scanned found 1 body code B1845 ignition tamper circuit fault. Cleared code and test drove. ABS light flickered on for a couple seconds and went off. Checked for codes none f...
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMRU18WXW
Hello, I have a 1998 expedition at my shop thats driving me crazy,If you acell at a normal rate when it goes to shift into third it flares up then shifts,but not all the time,if you keep it around 2000 rpm it will never do it,I dont want to call it a slip ,the...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, wont idle VIN: 1FAFP33P92
this car will turn on and be perfectly fine you wot the throttle or partial and wont respond at all after a few seconds it will slowly rev up sometimes you have too pump the gas for it to rev up owner of car said car overheated but very slightly had a crack in...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93173
My tech replaced valve cover gaskets and spark plugs. Now we have a misfire code on cylinder four. The exhaust is getting very hot. What could have been done wrong or not done. The old intake gaskets were reused if this matters. We swapped plugs and ignition c... Trouble codes: P0304
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L transmission VIN: 1FAFP55U13
once in a great while their will be trans fluid on ground, but car does not seem to leak at all times. believe it leaks from the fill tube, ran dye through system and even that is hard to trace knowing that the car don't leak all the time. replaced vent tube b...
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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FDXE45P34
Van Will Drop RPM under load @ about 3,000 Rpm Water in Fuel Light comes on & Glow plug light Rpm will drop under 2,000 rpm. APP will not respond till lights go out Cat was broken removed cat still have Drop in rpm fuel psi 55 all the time. Trouble codes: B1352 (ignition key-in Circuit Fault), C1284 (Oil pressure switch Fault), P2614 (CMP Signal output circuitopen), P2617 (CKP Signal output circuitopen)
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2FAFP71W75
Engine runs and drives Ok Idle. While under cruise condition around 35 to 50 MPH Engine feels as if has a (chuggle). More so at 35 MPH is noticeable, Checked fuel pressure Voltage with chart comparison from Alldata 2.8 volts should be reading 40 PSI mechanical...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L wheel/hub/diff? VIN: 1FTSW31P74
just found out today that truck has been making this noise since day one . who ever installed the lift kit didn't know about drive line angles and vibrated the rear pinion nut loose "opps" and thats when I inherited this beast.started with rebuilding rear diff...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1FTPW12546
Need some assistance on this Ford, First off I would like to say thank you in advance for any help in this problem child. This truck came in with low power on accelation and bucking while driving. There is a what seem to be a valve train tick on the passenger ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301, P0300
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Starter VIN: 2FAHP71VX8
Hey ford / crown vic police techs. It seems this problem is only with the 'o8 police crown vics, so far. The #1 fuse in the central junction box (for the transmission range sensor) keeps intermittently popping. This particular cruiser has had the trans range c...
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2001 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GTCS14531
hi guys,vehicle towed to shop,died while driving.upon inspection we found engine to be siezed.replaced with a known good one and vehicle cranks but will not start.we have 38 psi fuel pressure,and when cranking engine we have ignition spark at plugs for only 1s...
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 2HGEJ6672X
Vehicle passes block check (at least 8 times, grrr! also HC test), timing belt, water pump done 3 months ago for maintenance reasons. Replaced radiator one year ago, thermostat, flushed block and all new coolant. About 2 weeks ago radiator neck and cap corrode...
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2002 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR09Y22
Hi tech: This vehicle came in for check engine light on with no driveability issued. Quick check for dtc and found p1140 (INTK TIM S/CIRC-B1). Did some study on the circuit and decided to replaced the crank sensors with no changed. Ordered a pcm (used one) wi... Trouble codes: P1140
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1995 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S2CK58V03
Hey guys, Help if you can. This rodeo came into the shop on a tow strap. The customer inherited it from his family and said it hadn't been run in about a year. We tried to start it but it acted flooded. We replaced the plugs and got it started. the truck won't...
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1987 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, run like retarded VIN: 1JCMR7841H
hello jeep vans. have a 87 jeep that will start and idle ruff backfire in intake and will not accelerate. will only idle at 300 to 450 rpm and sound like the timing is retarded. check all vac leaks egr fuel pressure and signals. the thing that i find odd is th...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L lights/wipers VIN: 1J4GW58N4Y
hi guys, i have a very intermitant problem. the headlamps failed to come on when turned on. at the same time the running lamps and interior lamps did not come on. also the front wipers did not work. the customer was able to drive home by holding the brights on...
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L condenser fan VIN: KNDJC73375
Hey guys, thanks in advance to all members, got a puzzler here. 2005 Sorento, condenser fan runs continuosly AFTER you turn the ignition key off. Turn the key on, fan shuts off. I've tried following 2 different wiring diagrams, both varying just a little here ...
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2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L hvac VIN: SALAG25446
hello LR techs i can not get this D3 TO COOL the compressor was replaced by local dealer to try to resolve the problem.i have scanned the climatic control module and retrieved dtc B1a70-code compressor solenoid positive supply failure. I can see amps being sup...
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1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L all gages trans a/c VIN: JT6HJ88J9V
10 amp fuses blows all gages trans a/c stop working ck all wires none seem to be shorted unhook a/c compresser no help anyone seen this before
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2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L Blower Motor VIN: JTHBD192X2
Hello all; I hope someone can help. This Lexus has a blower fan that runs on low speed all the time. The scan tool data indicates that the fan speed is on 1 and does not change with the fan switch. the voltage on the SI wire on the blower fan conrol (violet wi...
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2005 Mazda Miata 1.8L tachometer VIN: JM1NB35375
2005 Miata symptoms include erratic tachometer operation, surging with cruise control on. and check engine light on. I need a little help with this one, Alldata has pretty poor info on this car. Whats happening is a code P0741 torque converter clutch(TCC)solen...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Hvac VIN: 1GAHG39U67
This is an auto system has no codes when checked through the control head system high and low preasurereadings look good when i first start it and turn the ac on its semi cold but starts getting warmer cant figure out why and what to look at next someone h...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBLJ70G22
Hoping for a mercedes guru with a good idea. vehicle is pumping oil in the coolant but no antifreeze in the oil. Is there a hidden cooler I cant see? Are the head gaskets known to fail at a pressure port. Im unfamiliar with this engine though I have worked on ...
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1992 Mercury Villager 3.3L Transmission VIN: 4M2ZV12T82
This van came to my shop with a DTC P0300/Random Cylinder Misfire last week. After removing upper intake manifold to gain access to injectors I found that #3 injector was faulty and it was replaced. I reassembled the system and cleared the codes, road tested t...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L N/a VIN: 1NM45234F5
While searching for a smog failure problem, we noticed there is a hose running from a tee on the top of the coolant resovior cap, down to a filter which then connects to the evap charcoal canister. Does anybody know if this is factory original application or a...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L water pump VIN: JN1CA21D1S
Hi gang! need some advice.thsi ios the first time i have done one of these. I have followed the instructions and I removed the tensioner with plunger intact and did not fall in the case. I am trying to get the slack out of the chain so i can remove the water p...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AR18W45
thanks to all that replies.vehicle was towed in for no start fuel pump was replaced previously.fuel pump fuse is good and powered with key on.is there a fuel pump relay if so where is it at? has anyone seen this before on a pathfinder.also has no codes and my ...
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2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, Surge VIN: 1N4AL21EX7
Hi guys am working on 2007 nissan altima 2.5s , towed in won't start , pulled spark plugs out found them soked with fuel , cleaned and reinstall them ,car started and alot of gray smoke came out of tail pipe , scaned computer no codes, test drive car runs ok p...
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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Steering VIN: 1G3GR62C3X
Customer brought in car said it was not turning left. I test drove and confirmed this to be correct. Turns right normal but not left. Installed power steering pressure test gauge directly on pump and found that while turning right pressure is 800 to 1100 psi w...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 2.4L Engine VIN: 1G2NF52T6Y
The vibration occurs at idle speed in park or in gear. Vibration does go away off of idle speed- you can see the engine shaking while it is running.
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Transmission VIN: 1G2WP52KO3
Hi all, this Grand Prix came in yesterday with complaint of erratic shifting and jerking. I went for a drive and it was doing all that, and the speedo was bouncing up and down as well. All of a sudden the speedo went down to zero and the trans stayed in first ...
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2007 Acura CSX Type-S 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: ASD07N1075
Conclusion and Fix, Cat will not light up without good oxygen supply, CO is way too high, solution was to re map the Tune, which was a Hondata Tune, specific for this Ariel, may have been tampered with. Lowered CO for a good pass on Two Speed Idle. Recommended...
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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Cowl switch VIN: WBABS33413
Thank you all for helping me, just needed to turn front latches far enough to get the top to fold back. Glenn from New York had it right the problem was a break in the harness right in top of drives window opening, (where the top folds). Car is fixed!
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Air Output VIN: 1G6K52Y5TU
After talking to client and having him run a/c on recirc(which he was not doing in hot weather), he seems to be happy eith the performance. It has not quit on him since the first posting. Thanks to all who sent in suggestions.
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L cylinder VIN: 2GCEC19R1T
After removing the intake, I inspected the #1 port with a light and small mirror and could find nothing. I removed the plastic plunum and looked hard for anywhere coolant can enter #1, but nothing again. The intake gasket was crumbling, like always, and afte...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Stall VIN: 1G1YY32G3X
hi all, finally got ok to remove the alarm, what a nightmare. repaired wires to ign. switch,did a theft relearn again and it fired up w/ no column lock displayed,test drive was ok also. thanks to all who replied. thanks again John
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2CNDL73F75
Thank you everybody, You saved me a ton of time,The pcm was the problem,We installed and had to send to dealer to have flashed. Car is fixed, customer is happy. Thanks Again Joe P Trouble codes: P0601, P0606, U1000 (Lost class 2 data link), U1016 (u1024-), U1024 (u1064-), U1064.
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Clutch VIN: 1HC5498787
Today we pulled the tranny and changed the slave cylinder and clutch. All is well know. There was a little bit of fluid on the slave, but bellhousing was dry. Must have been drawing in air. Thank you
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2005 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L AC clutch VIN: 1C3EL46X95
Well guys I really appreciate your time and inputs, I did check alternator for AC voltage before posting, and that is no AC voltage from alternator, I did also check the switches or transducer for AC pressure, I do still suspect a faulty ECM but customer decli...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B4HR28Y9X
AFTER CHECKING CCD LINES NUMEROUS TIMES. REPLACED CTM WITH USED COMPONENT. (KEEP IN MIND THIS IS A VTSS SYSTEM AND DOES NOT HAVE A SKIM ID #) VERIFIED SECURITY BULB CHECK RAN AND PASSED @ KEY ON. RESET SRI SINCE BCM PORTION OF CTM STORES MILEAGE. VERIFIED ABIL...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L hvac/abs VIN: 1B4GP44381
Turns out the climate control head was the fix. Replaced with used part the owner found on ebay for $25.00. LOL. Glad it's fixed but hope his cheap part lasts!
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH46R32
Thanks to IATN help the car is repaired. My sister-in-law is thrilled, so then, is my brother.:o) Thanks to all who responded! Jeff in Ontario hit the nail right on the head. Gilbert had the right idea as well. It WAS the #2 bank ox sensor which had ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0152, P0032, P0441.
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2D4GP44R33
From the replies i received cracked flywheels seem to be a problem on this engine THE problems intermittent nature had the customer frustrated but he would not give me authorization to pull the trans.I would like to thank all of you who replied on this proble... Trouble codes: P139, P1389.
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2004 Dodge Neon SRT-4 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1B3ES66S04
hey guys thanks for the help,I found hairline cracks in two of the spark plugs that were leaking spark under full boost only.I replaced plugs wires and coil pack to eliminate any comebacks but the plugs were the problem.Thanks to all that helped
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Fan Clutch VIN: 3D7KU28C54
Thanks for all the responses. The overwhelming majority said the fan clutch is failing and I agree. I'm closing this request as the customer is on vacation and will return later this month.
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMPU18L8Y
The information and the FIX I am about to post will be lengthy, but only because I want to try and provide as much of the information I and my father and uncle have learned along this journey. I hope this post will provide the necessary information to someone...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU73W04
Got this one fixed. Test drove vehicle and swithched T-case from auto to 4 high when bumping was present. "bumping" stopped so returned to the shop and measured all 4 tires. They ranged from 92 inches all the way to 93.75 inches. All are the same brand and the...
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L speedometer VIN: 2FAFP71W96
We have replaced the speedometer circuit board. This took care of the issue. Thank you for the good advice.
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Hvac
Update: 08-10-10 After I received all these great replies, I went looking for some of the chemical disinfectants mentioned, with no success. So, I sprayed a half a can or so of standard Lysol aerosol into the HVAC air intake, with the blower on high and th...
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 1FTXW42R98
Hello everyone, Well, after several attempts to get the Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor (#3) - aside note, all three EGT sensors are the same # at dealership - yesterday, I finally had the correct sensor delivered by my local dealership. The part was installed... Trouble codes: P242D, P242E, P2123 (Throttle position sensor / switch D circuit high), P2127 (Throttle position sensor / switch E circuit low).
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1997 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GDJG31F7V
John, Scott and Doug all suggested inspecting the fuel pump connector (gray wire) near transmission. I'm sure this isn't the issue because I can run the pump with the scan tool and monitor the pressure and the vehicle still won't start. The customer took the v...
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Compressor clutch VIN: 1GKFK16T91
After looking through the wiring diagram multiple times something jumped out at me. This vehicle did not have a high pressure switch @ compressor, just high pressure recirculation switch in high side line between compressor & condensor. I took a look at the wi...
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2005 Honda Accord DX 2.4L MIL Lamp on, runs lean VIN: 1HGCM56475
Thanks to all that replied. It ended up being the small tube on the air hose between the maf sensor and the intake as David from georgia said. I resmoked the car and noticed the smoke machine was not working so looking for faulse air was the issue. After addin... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12624
donald from califorina, got it right with the old solenoid valve which was stuck closed it would pull 6 inchs of vacumn at idle ,got new solenoid from dealer only had 2 inchs vacumn at idle hooked vacumn gauge in line test drove every thing works fine. Thanks ... Trouble codes: P0401.
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L air ride VIN: 1LNLM91V4V
To fix the problem we ended up installing a strut and spring kit .Thanks for all the replies. Earl
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Hesitation VIN: WDBRF81J44
The general concensus was that it was probably a failing MAF. We checked the transmission elec connector for oil contamination and had already checked for intake and vacuum leaks. We cleaned the MAF after reading the replies and road tested the car just to see... Trouble codes: P20D4.
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L hydralics VIN: WMWRE33485
The way this slave cylinder is designed, it almost impossible to bleed the air out using standard methods. The best way we found was to remove the slave cylinder from the trans, completely press the piston to the bottom, (we devised a plate and two long bolt...
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L P0745, Hard 1-2 shift VIN: 1N4DL01DXW
I spent a few minutes today going over the previous shops work and discovered that during their testing the bent the pin in the TCM harness connector so a quick rebending of the tab an dthe code is gone and the vehicle is shifting normally again. Thank you for...
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2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L No Start VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
Thank all of you that helped!! The distributor, shiny and new looking as it was, would not produce enough of a signal for the PCM to read. I have been fooled by this before, not looking at the amplitude of the signal, only seeing that there was one.The crank s...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Misfire, smokes VIN: JN1DA31DX2
ok this car is fixed.turned out to be a leaking injector,with further inspection i was able to see the tops of the valves on number three cylinder were a little cleaner than the others.the problem had just started and hadnt time to really wash down the cylinde... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L right high/low beam headlamp VIN: JNAZ08WX3W
The fix was to replace the headlight assembly. I suspect that the ballast was bad but all of the replies said to replace the whole unit. Thank you Seiko, Jacob and David for taking the time to respond to my request. Mark
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1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L transfercase VIN: 1GHDT13W5V
Some of you said to check the U-joints as my post stated they were new. Many said to check the mounts (engine and transmission) they were ok. I am sure the problem is in the transfer case. I priced out parts and also a salvage yard case. But the truck has othe...
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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L 2-3 Shift Solenoid VIN: 1GHDX03E2Y
Thanks to all who commented on this one. The problem was in the 20 way connector the goes into the transmission. The connections were not lining up with the ends on the transmission.
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2004 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB12F14
thanks for all the advice. the pcm did the trick. i think just about all of you hit the nail on the head with this one. i don't have a good answer as to why the fuel pump relay was doing the funky chicken when i twisted the harness with the pcm disconnected bu... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire detected), P0203 (Injector 3 control circuit).
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2007 Pontiac G6 3.5L fuel gauge VIN: 1G2ZH58N07
the purple wire in the harness was broken on the topside when we dropped the tank and removed the loom found it had rubbed through thanks all
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L side bearing VIN: 5TELU42N75
running out of time here, only got 2 replys but thanks anyway guys for the help. the bearing on the left side is part of the main carrier bearing. This is a fairly new truck for a diff bearing to go out.. The truck will be here next week for the repair
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2009 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BE46K99
Sorry for the late closing. Was on vacation for two weeks and forgot about it as it was repaired while I was gone. I had many replies stating to check all engine mounts. The one at the front of the car on the bottom was moving a little too much for my taste...
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1981 Volkswagen Vanagon 2.0L Charging
the new alternator was good. after i replaced the harness from alternator to starter i could get about 12.4 volts charging. i then replaced the battery and got just over 13 volts. thank you for your help.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L transmission VIN: 3VWSK69M82
thxs all- ended up being a comb of problems- VSS, 1 OD solenoid & inside wiring harness & reset of computer- using SnapOn Modis with European capabilities- all is well after 40 miles of driving
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Conv.Top VIN: 3VWCD31Y15
car is fixed, turns out there was no switch asm. on the right piston, i guess some one took it off at one time, customer just bought car and there was no history on repairs. thank you for your help
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YVICZ91H44
Thankyou everyone who responded. I smoked the intak and found a big hole in the bottom of the air intake tube on one of those noise reducing boxes. Someone at the dealer must have broken it, I replaced the intake tube cleared the codes and resett the throttle ... Trouble codes: 130A, 272A, 262A.
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