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2006 Acura TL 3.2L All gears VIN: 19UUA65586
Just had a 2006 acura tl int he shop with 6spd.Customer want some minor things done like manual fluid change,rotate and balance,LOF,alignment.Did all the work and sent the car to another shop to have the alignment done.(are shop is to small for an alignment ma...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L dash area VIN: WAUEH64B6I
Hey Audi Experts! This Audi has a low pitched noise coming from (I think)the dash area under most all driving modes. This noise comes and goes, high speed and low and I can best describe it as a rythmical "DRRRRR" which does not follow car or engine speed. I ...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Surge VIN: WAUKC68DO1
I have a 2001 audi a4 wagon with 1.8 turbo.The car originally came in with no compression.Found that the rear timing chain tensioner had collapsed causing timing to jump and result in bent valves.After repairing car and returning to customer next day oil light...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Milage /Odometer VIN: WBAAM5341Y
Vehicle came in with no display for odometer and milage counter ,its like the digital display is out, checked all fuses and are ok , also check engine light is on and reads no codes available with my solus scan tool,using obd connector and/or round connector u...
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1975 Buick LeSabre Custom 5.7L windows, alt, blower motor VIN: 4P67J5X151
i have a simple request,i need wiring diagrams for this vehicle.i have looked and requested all over . alldata dont send me the correct diags and no one seems to have them available.i have a short off the heater fuse, thats how its labeled on the block, but it...
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1990 Buick Skylark Custom 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4NJ14D2L
After all the work to reactivate this car, I am coming down to the mem-cal, upon researching the mem-cal I found the one in the car was for a vin code A, but this one is a vin code D. Since the one I have is no longer avaliable can I use one of the ones listed... Trouble codes: 41 (Mem-Cal-- loose defective or incorrect.)
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L no VIN: 1G4HP5216S
Replacing brake lines, cut lines at abs controller to remove. Before I could mark them, a helpful soul pulled them out. Can not find any info on port id,lf rf lr rr. this controller mounts lf frame rail with ports running front to rear. All 3/16 line. First an...
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1988 Cadillac Allante 4.1L ABS Brakes VIN: 1G6VR3176J
This vehicle was brought to me to diagnose ABS inop situation.There are NO codes in any system.The moment you push the brake pedal the ABS symbol lights up,then goes out and says see message center.Message center says ABS disabled.No reason is given for disabl...
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1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W9N
This vehicle came in about 4 months ago with a intermittent no start after warm up. We replaced the Distrubutor and the vehicle ran fine. The customer informed me when he brought it back that it was always hard to start even after te distributor replacement. I...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDL19W2Y
This truck only stalls when hot. When cold starts and runs fine just now stalled after running about 25 min. will update if I have spark now Trouble codes: P0339
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Head lights VIN: 1GNEC16T21
I have this suburban with the head light dont always work. When they dont work they dont have a ground. According to the wiring diagram that i have there is a yellow wire that goes to the headlamp dimmer switch, that grounds the system. I took the dimmer swi...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFG15M41
Vehicle originally came in with a constant fouling of the #6 spark plug. Found the fuel injector on that cylinder bad, dropping spray. Also found the intake manifold gasket causing an internal vacuum leak. Repaired these items. Engine actually runs great but w... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306
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2004 Chevrolet Optra LS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1JK52Z64
This vehicle came in with a P0300 stored in memory. computer data is normal with good fuel trims and no noticeable symptoms.No miss fire detected at anytime during testing.Vehicle is in good state of tune with recent spark plugs,and filter.No other codes store... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire detected)
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Diagnostic Port
2005 Trailblazer. N0 CEL, no data whatsoever from ALDL port Plugged in NYSI terminal and immediate fail due to no comms. Truck owner is good cust, known for many years, very clean, no issues beyond bearings since hes had it. Cust states that code readers nev...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L Reduced power VIN: 1GCHC29U26
This vehicle has been setting tthese 2 codes p2135 and p0120 for the last few months intermittenly. Then the reduced power message would be displayed. We installed a new Delco throttle body, and Delco connector then reflashed the pcm. Still intermittenly but n... Trouble codes: P0120 (Tps position sensor 1 circuit), P2135 (Throttle position 1-2 correlation)
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY78G23
Mopar tech help, this is a real headache for me, original comes in with small and large leak, smoke test can not found any leak, clear code. road test code come back, redo the smoke test and found gas cap very small leak, replaced w OEM fuel cap, retest P0440 ... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system failure)
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L steering control VIN: 1B7GL22X2Y
This truck pulls hard to the right. The pull begins at speeds as low as 5mph. This thing is scary to drive on the road. We found the right side upper ball joint worn out and the right side lower ball joint binding. Replaced right side ball joints with Moog par...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7JB21Y3Y
Need help on this dodge van--towed in no start--no injector pulse and or spark when it does'nt start---it has a no bus communication error when scanner is hooked up-i've been told before when this happens on a chrysler product the computer is faulty---but i do...
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2000 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Z1Y
Hi Techs, We have this Durango that will die after a prolonged drive or prolonged idle. No BUS message displayed on instrument cluster, communication with scanner lost. Sometimes re starts right away, sometimes it takes a while to start again. All gauges die, ...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2D4GP44L23
Hi guys, first time asking for help this one is making me pull my hair out and I don't have any. We completed the tune up a month ago and the customer complains that the car is stalling hunting and missing,and fuel economy is bad. 6km/L. He originally came in ...
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDZD741425
Truck came in with a few issues. I have glow plugs that are loose but stuck in head. This truck is in limp mode with glow plug codes (and others.) We have fixed the others, including New EGR, glow plug relay, Iat and boost sensors. This is my 1st Sprinter. I u...
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2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Cuts out VIN: 1B4HR58N63
Hi Guys , I got this 2003 Dodge durango with 4.7l fedral emission came in with code 132 & 138 oxygen sensors high voltage, fuel pressure with in the spec fuel trim with in the spec no vacuum leak at all , engine idles fine but sometimes idles rough & shuts dow... Trouble codes: 132 (oxygen sensor bank 1 sensor 1 high voltage), 138 (oxygen sensor bank 1/sensor2 high voltage)
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L bogs down on acceler VIN: 3D7KU28CX4
idles fine - but when you accelerate it bogs down - it will get up to speed slowly - say im going 65 and i put it to the floor, it will slow down or if i am going up a hill, rpm will be very low. no codes.
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Unknown VIN: WD0PD64466
We have a 2006 Dodge 2500 Sprinter with a vibration/shutter at low RPM. When the vehicle was first brought in we found loose ball joints, very cupped and worn tires and the drive shaft center bearing had a hop in it. We've replace the tires, ball joints and ha...
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1993 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMDU32X2P
Hi Group; This explorer is making me crazy with an idle problem. It sounds to me like it is backfiring into the intake very randomly. I have shorted out each plug wire in an attempt to narrow it down to a single cylinder but no luck. I disconnected the "spout"... Trouble codes: 556 (fuel pump primary circuit malfuntion)
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1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L shifting VIN: 1FTJW36FXT
scan vehicle found code po500 tested wheel speed sensor found good signal. pulled dash checked signal in and out signal good. went to pcm found no signal clean bulkhead connector signal now back.trans shifted good for about 3 days, customer comes back because ...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L l/F caliper VIN: 1FAFP4441Y
Vehicle came in needing 4 wheel brake job. Brake pads and rotors relaced both front and rear. During road test front calipers were dragging. Replaced calipers and flex lines and pressure bled front calipers. Customer declined brake fluid flush. Road tested veh...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1FTRX17W1Y
Stumbles on acceleration, easing the throttle up it will act normal. Fuel filter was clogged and pump pressure was low, 26 psi at idle. Replaced filter and pump, pressure now 30 psi at idle, goes to 40 when the regulator vacuum is removed. No hard codes but pe... Trouble codes: 300 (Random misfire)
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTWX33F91
Powerstroke Guru please respond. INTERMITANT! Thought at first I was chasing a hot soak issue, but then it would stall during the first 3 minutes cold. Can drive for over 20 miles, no problem, then stalls when driving. also stalls at idle. Have monitored ICP, ... Trouble codes: P1316 (Idm codes present), P1282 (Icp excessive), P0340 (Cmp ckt failure)
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT85H25
Hello to all. I am trying to get my head wrapped around this problem. It cam in with p0340 and we swapped left and right camshaft sensors. Code comes back after 2-3 key cycles. Tried unhooking alternator just to make sure no interference. Scoped sensors and lo... Trouble codes: P0340
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Alternator VIN: 1FDWE35S56
We have a fleet of conversion vans that have many aftermarket add on's such as a/c,wheel chair lift's,light's,radio's,electric bus door's,etc.etc..the problem that we are having is it is burning up aternator's,have checked for shorts, bad grounds,etc.etc.and e...
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2008 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L brakes VIN: 2FPAF45D54
i have this fusion it starts locking left front caliper partialy after a 30-[...] trip. and if i pull over and sit for 1-2 minutes it comes back to normal for next 20-30 minutes.i have changed coses calipers(new from the dealer) and there is no change.than...
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2006 GMC Canyon SL 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS14826
Car came in with low power warning on message center. We scanned computer system found code p0017. Also multiple codes in history. p060e, p0121, p2101, p2119,p2135. These history codes have not returned after reset, but code p0017 resets right away. The data s... Trouble codes: P0017
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L compressor VIN: 4S6CK58WXX
Vehicle came in with complaint A/C not cooling.Visual check confirms compressor is engaging and quiet.Pressure reading same both Hi & Lo,no fluctuation,no change with RPM.Condensor fan operational if jumped(pressure controlled?).Evacuated and recharged with co...
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2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L No Start VIN: JHMCM56806
Checked fuel pressure, ok , no spark and no pulse but shows rpm on scanner.
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2008 Honda Civic DX 1.8L compressor VIN: 2HGFA155X8
Vehicle came in for intermittantly inoperative ac. Diagnosed failing ac clutch replaced compressor and clutch with honda part. Vehicle returned with ac clutch engaged all the time. Tested, found to be powered on. Ac clutch and Ac switch PID on Modis show to be...
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2003 Infiniti M45 4.5L turbine Rev sensor 1&2 VIN: JNKAY41E03
Car came in with check engine light on Code P1716 Turbine Rev sensor 1 & 2 circuit fault. Scan data shows the rev sensor goes to around 576 rpm and stops. Checked wiring everythings ok. Called infiniti ordered a new Turbine rev sensor. They have no clue what t...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L all systems VIN: SAJGX2040X
Customer claims the complete car shut off as though the key was suddenly turned off while driving at 35mph. Pulled over and car started right back up with no problems since then. The only thing I can think of that would kill the motor, dash lights, gauges, an...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L engine VIN: SAJEA51D52
Hey guys,looking for a little info on this jag. Customer through a rod bearing , and we have a used engine to install. Book has us pulling cradle and everything together out the bottom. I was wondering if we can cheat and just pull the motor out the top, and w...
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1994 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L No power VIN: 1J4FY2953R
Compression test 130-140. Scope checked primary, seconday timing normal. OTC monitor 4000,Genisys & EVO all data the same Adaptive fuel + 24? and yes it was reset each time. Snapon MT 2500 results same, but adaptive fuel -4? Heated o2 sensor not bias rich or... Trouble codes: N0NE
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1995 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ27S1S
Hey thanks everyone for taking the time to help me on this. I have a 95 jeep Cherokee that came in on the hook. I have no spark, no scan tool communication, and when you turn the vehicle over the injectors pulse once then nothing. I replaced the crank sensor s...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM82W22
Had intermittent misfirs, replaced all coils, now cyl 6 returns replaced cyl 6 with oe coil this time, and oe plug oe plug boot, o.e. Injector replaced on cyl 6 and has injector signal, has pulse at coil, is missing on 6 and check engine light still on. Compre... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Door Locks, Interior Lights, alarm VIN: 1LNHM82W73
Hi all, Got this Lincoln Town car in the shop a couple weeks ago and we replaced the drivers side seat motor. The next morning the customers calls and states that the alarm and headlamps were going off all night. He brings the car in 3 days later and he state...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L shifting VIN: WDBEA30D4J
this is a well maintained 300e.the probelm is that on hwy after prolonged drive car will downshift by itself (5 to4) and eventually it went to low gear.after car cools off car will shift perfectly again.this only happens in very hot (90) degrees or higher outs...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L brake light switch, brake lining light, esp, etc.. VIN: WDBRF64JX2
Tricky one here. Originally customer came in months ago with brake lining light on & complaint of brake override activating. Replaced front & rear brakes & sensors, found fault for brake light switch & replaced it with genuine. Customer returns month later sta...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C32 AMG 3.2L cooling system VIN: WDBRF65J13
This car will use up about 1 qt of coolant in a month. We pressurized the system and found no external leaks. We tested for a head gasket leak and found no evidence to support it. I had to remove the right plenum runner to replace a breather hose and found it ...
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1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Surge VIN: 1MELM66L2W
Customer came back 2 days later with complaints that the car has a high idle. We checked the car with the customer here, unplugged the IAC and the problem went right away. replaced Iac (ford part) and problem persisted. Symptoms only occur in drive, not in par... Trouble codes: P1519 (Imrc stuck closed), P1504 (Iac circuit fault), P1506 (Iac over speed error), P0153 (Ho2s21 circuit slow response), P0401, P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire detected)
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L all gears VIN: 4A3AC54H81
here is one for you tranny guys. this eclipse with a f4a41 came in and wouldnt move. i tore it down and found the usual broken wave spring and seized pump. replaced pump with a new pump stator and gears, converter, wave spring with updated part, and replaced s...
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2006 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR32E76
We have a 2006 corolla with a code p2103, throttle acuator circuit high. problem does not occur all the time and will usally happen after the car leaves here. We tried a used throttle body and the next day the same code came back. we tried cleaning the throttl... Trouble codes: P2103
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2007 Toyota Sienna CE 3.5L Engine VIN: 5TDZK23C47
I have this van leaking oil from right bank timing cover.It's a major leak from the second bolt from the top of the timing cover (inside/intake side).I took off the bolt,started the engine,I could see oil shooting out from the bolt hole.It was pressurized oil....
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWWWC81H9
HI everyone . I have a jetta here that was turn off and then would not start - this is my son inlaws car and it is a pos - i found no spark concern - it is getting fuel - i did the coil test per all data and it shows good , I do not have all the vw tools to te...
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1997 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L no power VIN: WVWGG83A2V
Car starts & idles fine, does not accelerate, has no power,blows blue smoke when accelerated. Code 00553 comes back after accelerating, MAF reading at idle is 402mg/str, spec. is 240/340 mg/str. Has new Turbo charger & injection pump which were replaced by pre... Trouble codes: 00553 (MAF sensor implausible signal)
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L radio VIN: 3VWSR69M74
vehicule came in with the radio turning on but you couldnt turn the station the only button tat seemed to work was the amfm button and the volume (you could see the volume guage go up and down) . but there was no sound coming out of the speakers. replace radio...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Light On VIN: WVGBC77L64
Now has code for RR TPMS sensor. Replaced sensor, system still has error code for RR & will not accept coding. Customer requests elimination of TPMS. Unplugged module, now no longer has warning buzzer, but idiot light stays on in cluster. Any secrets to elimin...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L convertible top VIN: 3VWCM21Y84
We have replaced micro switch 171 on right ram. Header switch j220 tested good, but we are getting code 02000 for this switch. Windows roll down and boot flaps open, but top is dead. We have reset pinch protection, battery reset and erased codes. Code will rea...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U6Y
As stated, the car throws codes for cylinder #2 glow plug, has been on for quiet a while, just recently lit cylinder #1 as well. Car has been to the dealer for tsb regarding replcement of glow plugs and reprogramm. All we have at work is mitchell on demand, ... Trouble codes: P0671, P0672
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF71K86
Hello new generation VW techs ... The vehicles from 05 on - seem to have few help requests and fewer people knowing what is going on with newer technologies. I thank you in advance - even before you offer your time and help. This engine was run some 3 qts lo... Trouble codes: P0688, P1545 (Throttle Valve Controller - Intermittent), P2106 (Throttle Valve Actuator - intermittent), P2251 (B1S1 Negative lead Open circuit), P0130 (B1S1 Malfunction in Circuit), P0011 (Intake CAm Retard Set Point not reached.)
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1991 Volvo 740 T 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: YV1FA8754M
Hello fellow techs. I hate to ask for help but I am out of ideas on this Volvo. This car is a regular customer, good maintenance, etc. Car came in by tow truck, no start. No spark and no Inj. pulse tested with a noid light. Sometimes car will start right up on...
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1997 Volvo 850 T-5 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1LW572XV
Customer complaint is vehicle will be difficult to start (extended cranking and takes long time to fire up). usually occurs in mornings or when vehicle is cold sitting a few hours. Verified complaint. Found & repair some broken vacuum lines to the fuel pressur...
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1999 Volvo C70 2.3L see below VIN: YV1NC53D0X
Hi Volvo Guys, This customer has had the above code on/off since the car was new. The dealer had a few goes at it but came up empty. The problem was initially so infrequent that the customer did not pursue the matter while under warranty. Recently the problem... Trouble codes: P0455 (Large EVAP Leak)
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L trunk lights and glove box light inoperative VIN: WAUDC68D11
thanks for all response ..the lights have mysteriously started to work ,,, all information was excellent .. now ill look at these trouble spots if condition repeats .. thanks again .. maybe a trunk latch switch sticking intermittant ?
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2002 BMW Z8 5.0L left turn signal VIN: WBAEJ13403
Sorry to close so late, no excuse. Customer decided to live with problem for now. Thanks to all who replied for their willingness to help. Special thanks to Cedric for supplying a website with a wiring diagram. (...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L drain VIN: 1GERRH4567
I took the ignition switch out and replaced it, the drain was down to 300 ma from 500, car sat for 3 days and fired up without problem. Customer took vehicle and has called into say things are going great. Thankyou all so much on this one, it was drfinatley a ...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start, cranks,no start VIN: 2G1WF55E12
Thanks for all the help.after replacing ignition switch again ,with no help, I ordered new BCM, Modis could not program,sent vehicle to Dealer.After one weak, owner says it has started every time so far. IATN is one great tool
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L tracshon control VIN: 1GNEK1Z64J
Hi I am going to call this one fix all though I have not done the work yet one of those vary had to schedule in trucks that is why I have been waiting to close this but they said it may be another week or 2 till they can spar it so as many of you did suggest...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNET16P74
Hi, sorry to take so long to close this but I was waiting to hear from the customer who is not too worried as long as the MIL is off. I suggested to him to take the truck to the Dealer for the TSB Update to decrease the chance of this code setting (provided it... Trouble codes: P0483.
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2005 Chevrolet SSR 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDWE35L54
Seems as though the owner wants to wait on this one (not an everyday driver.) Got great feedback most was related to cooing fan operation, thanks for all the help.
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L No Start VIN: 859852020V
Of course there was 3 Bolts and it was just very tight. After all the items i went thru, Thinking that theres no way its the Crank Sensor, i put a scope on it and the signal was erratic. replaced, fired right up. Also re-did the TB gasket and driveability and ... Trouble codes: P1490.
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L OBD monitors VIN: 3C8FY78G73
I finally got the EVAP monitor to pass. I started it cold, let it idle for about 10 min, then drove 50-60 MPH for about 8 min and the monitor passed. Thanks for the help.
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1997 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Speedometer VIN: 1B4GP44R9V
I WANT TO EXPRESS MY THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED TO THIS REQUEST. WE LOCATED A GOOD USED SPEEDOMETER CLUSTER AND REPLACED IT. THE CIRCUIT BOARD WAS AT FAULT. NOW EVERTHING WORKS FINE. MARK [...]
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C2Y
Well, I never got a chance to fix this one. It was a used car dealers vehicle and he didn't want to spend anymore money on it as he had already been charged for 6 hours of diagnostics at another garage. I'm 100% sure at this point that by having the timin... Trouble codes: P0622 (Generator field not switching), P1388 (Asd relay control circuit malfunction).
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46RXY
Thanks to everyone who replied. Those of you who said PCM nailed it. Installed a used PCM and drove it around for 2 days. Returned to customer on Friday and haven't heard from them since. So I have to assume it's a fix. Thanks again! Trouble codes: P0320.
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2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L long crank time VIN: 1B3X567890
Car is fixed, though the ultimate question of whether just a fuel pressure regulator replacement would have solved the problem still remains a mystery. Fuel pressure readings with the old regulator / pump were identical to the new one, except the new one didn...
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2008 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Starting VIN: 2B3KK53H98
Hi everyone and thanks for your help. Finally we fix this car after severals hours of works. As I said before there was a pid telling me that the TCM cancelled the start. The pid is called: OK TO CRANK: FALSE. So I look carefully to the StarMobile data and fou...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 7.5L Only Moves In 1 Or 2 Colume Postion And No Od VIN: 1FDKE03G1N
AFTER REWIEWING THE RESOPNES I GOT I DECIDED IT WAS NOT PROBABLY THE ECP SOLENOID ALSO FLUID WAS BURNED TALKED WITH VEHICLE OWNER AND WE DESIDED TO INSTALL A JASPER REMAN UNIT AND NEW OIL COOLER THANKS TO ALL FOR THE GREAT ADVICE AND APPRECIATE EVERYONES TIME...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1454431551
just rotated tires and that fixed it. never put wrangler tires on a escape or liberty.
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2005 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTYR10D55
THANKS FOR THE HELP, ERNESTO, JERRY & HAROLD WERE RIGHT ON THE MONEY. THEY SAID THE FRONT OR O/D SPRAG WAS BAD. WHEN I PULLED IT APART IT WOULD SLIP AT TIMES AND THEN CATCH. WHAT THROUGH ME WAS THAT YOU WOULD COME TO A STOP AND THEN IT WOULDN'T MOVE BUT IF YOU...
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP53U66
hey guys thanks for everything i found the problem with this vehicle,it had a crank sensor loosing its signal at times,test drove with scan tool and watched crank signal drop out when vehicle would stall,replaced crank sensor and test drove vehicle about thirt...
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1996 GMC C2500 Sierra SLE 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2GTFC29S8T
We found #1 exhaust valve broken. removed head, sent to machine shop and all 4 was replaced.
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2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic SLE 6.0L abs VIN: 1GTHK29K17
i would like to thank everyone that replide.the problem,was that the wrong hubs were installed.it seems that the 07 uses a diferent hub it has way more resistance.i installed gm hubs peoblem solved.
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2007 Honda Ridgeline RTS 3.5L MIL Lamp on, No throttle activati VIN: 2HJYK16577
Thanks for the replies-turned out the throttle body had shorted andburned the ECM circuit internally.Replaced throttle and ECM,throttle works fine. Thanks,Chris Trouble codes: P2176 (Idle speed not learned), P2101 (Throttle actuator malfunction).
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D33
Thanks to all who responded.The information from Richard about the hyundai website info was a tremendous help as the tsb did infact address the issue of incorrect information on All-data about camshaft timing marks.Reset camshafts and code did not return.Thank... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2004 Hyundai Sonata LX 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25H74
My hat goes off to Chris from South Carolina I ran his short and simple test for E85 and that is what it was I flushed out the tank change the filter and filled with new gas and it runs great now. Sometimes overlooking the basic stuff can really cost you time. Trouble codes: 171 (Lean), 174 (Lean).
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L turbine rev sensors VIN: JNKCV51E83
Nissan will not sell the sensors alone. The valve body needs to be removed and replaced; with the new sensors as a component of the new valve body. the trans needs to be removed and inverted to replace the valve body. This is why a new transmission was proc...
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2001 Jaguar XJR 4.0L will not fill VIN: SAJDA5D81M
Hey Gang, As usual most were right on with the right procedure. First we disconnected the tank from the canisters and the fill problem went away. We then we reconnected the gas tank to the first canister and disconnected the connection the the second canister...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Underdrive Hydraulic Pressure Test VIN: 1J8GW58N84
Not much information on this problem. Started with pulling pan for inspection. No debris in pan, changed filter with new fluid and cleared code and performed relearn. Vehicle has been on the road for about 3 weeks now with no problems. Possibly dirty fluid or ...
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1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1288T
Thanks to all who replied!! The fix was the PCM. I didn't find any damage inside as many had suggested, but it was damaged nonetheless. Bought a used one from a local Independent shop and had the security immobilizer reset and all is well as per Land Rover-the... Trouble codes: 1371 (1373 -), 1373 (testing and results).
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2001 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD69S31
I'm sorry to report another frustrating ending. I had 3 replies and all were correct. 2 said to check for damage or restrictions in the crossover pipe/line. 1 person explained how this system works. It is indeed a "jet pump" that gets fuel from one side to the...
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1963 Mercedes-Benz 230SL 2.3L power steering pump and pulley VIN: 1130421000
Thanks to everyone that took the tiome out to help. It took a couple of days to get the pump back from my freind. I ordered a pump from Sun Valley Mercedes Dismantelers. He is going to ship it today. I should see it in a week to ten days. Thanks Mike
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Misfire VIN: WDBGA43E2S
1st of all, i would like to thank all who help and provide value inputs. After the injection purge, problem period seems to decrease down to 1-2 sec, customer would like to take the car 1st, and let us know in 2-3 weeks later. i will post further update if cus...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L computer VIN: 4JGCB65E36
thanks for all of the replies...regrettably had to tow to dealer and have new tcm installed and programmed..apparently they did try to reprogram the unit from the other car(they called to get the vin) but no go. thanks for all the responses.
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1990 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L Misfire VIN: 2MECM74F6L
Well,I thank you all for your replies.Car drove me nuts.Routed all the wires perfectly,used wire loom to insulate all the wires.Ford dealer says I got the wrong plug application from the parts store[which i will not name,,ha ha],installed another set of plugs... Trouble codes: 34 (egr voltage greater than expected at idle).
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AC44G13
Thank you for the replies. They were all "spot on". When changing ECM, BCM or Immobilizer/security module with new or used, a relearn procedure must be performed to allow the modules to synchronize or "handshake" with each other. All keys must be supplied and ... Trouble codes: P0513 (immobilizer communications fault).
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2007 Mitsubishi Endeavor SE 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 4A4MN21S57
The replies I have gotten were great. Randy [...] hit the nail on the head. We removed the oil pan , this is where we found our problem. The tin sheild that is near and around the oil screen was push up real close to the sceen causing the volume of oil at ti...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L windows, a/c control panei VIN: 1G3N152T61
thanks to everybody who responded. replaced the ignition switch and that took care of it.
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2004 Other Asian xb 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 7856783567
got stock aircleaner and maf sensor, added gurratee to pass to gas tank.thats what fixed it.thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0172.
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WR5216Y
First off, a big thank you to all that replied to this post. The problem seems to have been a faulty MAF sensor. We replaced the MAF sensor and the problem seems to have been resolved. I will post again if the vehicle devolops any thing new in the future. Than...
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1999 Saturn SC1 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8Z5277XZ
Everytime I check this thing ITS WORKING.When I start it up cold its in open loop I can hear the pump run and my o2 drops Im just not sure how low it should drop.It always passes last test failed and ran and pass.The owner says that the light will come back ... Trouble codes: P0410.
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1986 Toyota Celica ST 2.0L No Start VIN: ST162-7034
Thanks for all your replies. I was looking in the wrong area. While I had spark I thought I did lose it at one time especial when looking at my GTI and GTF pattern. What really throw me was the fact that my GTF and my coil primary were not pulling down to 0 vo...
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2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4TBF28BX1U
Well I'm calling this one fixed been gone a week now with no problems. We found the noise supression filter or what ever it is disconnected on the right side of the engine. Soon as we hooked it back up it started controling the idle an learned the idle speed. ... Trouble codes: P0505.
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