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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC53002
ok code sets in about 3 seconds after starting car. we have replaced the timing chain all marks line up. we can see the front cam is not lined up with rear cam and off of cam sensor but cant figure out why the cam is off. i ordered a cam acuator thinking it wa... Trouble codes: P0340
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2002 Acura EL 1.7L Anti-Theft VIN: 2HHES36872
My apprentice just did a timing belt on this car and now it won't stay started! It will start and then shut down after two or three seconds. He unpluged the crank sensor to get the lower timing cover off (with the battery still connected) and now this. The tim...
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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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1982 BMW 528e 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBADK8309H
Hello, I have a bmw came in for no dash or tac. Car missed horribly and barly pulls itself. Found quickly burned fuse for dash with stretched contacts. fixed and replaced. dash, and tac work now. Had no effect on running. Car runs very rich. fuel pressure good...
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1996 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L antitheft VIN: 1G6KY5294T
The car will run and then will die in three seconds a message on the dash says "antitheft system problem" and "car will not start" , but the car will start and dies on three seconds always.
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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Drive-axles VIN: 1GYEE63AX4
Customer indicated heard snapping noise while accelerating thru a u turn. We confirm the noise is also on heavy accel in a straight line. Can also do it at slow speed while holding brakes and gas at same time, all fluids are clean in the diffs and t case, can ...
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1971 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Surge
Here we go. This is one a friend of mine is calling me in for. He has done a COMPLETE overhaul on this car. Started it about 10 years ago!!! The car is finally done. We rebuilt the original motor with all stock replacement components (this past spring). No "pe...
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1991 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GCEK14Z6M
When test driving this vehicle it comes to a stop and if you sit at a stop sign it feels like it has 1 miss and the car catches itself and it will do it again and stall most of the time. It feels as if the key is being shut off, thats how sharp of a stumble. A...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L will not accelerate VIN: 1GAHG39R1X
all PID values are in spec, fuel pressure is 60-66 no codes presant in comp. van starts and idles as soon as you accelerate engine either dies or pops an intake, has anyone seen this problem where the 5.7 will not accel. and all necceary things are needed to r...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer Trailblazer 4.3L Transfer case into Low VIN: 1GNDT13W5Y
Vehicle came in shifting into 4low on its own, code B2725 With scanner, press button on switch and nothing changed in data stream. replaced switch and problem went away, code was cleared and didn't come back. Over a month has gone by now the 4x4 light came on ...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L security lamp VIN: 2G1WH55K32
Thanks in advance for all of your help. The security light on Driver's Information Center comes on randomly and does not affect operation of the car. The customer has been driving with an intermittent security light for about 2 years without any troubles. At f...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Crankcase VIN: 1GNES16S63
Thanks in advance. Got caught with my pants down on this one. Vehicle comes in with a overheat complaint. Found oil and coolant contamination and coolant loss. I ASSUMED, headgasket. Broke every head bolt on the way out(didn't rap hard enough). removed head ...
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2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1TG52605
Hi, I'm an automotive instructor at a community college and have never worked on an Aveo before. This is a student's car. She says that it sometimes stalls when she slows for a corner and the idle does fluctuate and come close to stalling in the shop. It ru... Trouble codes: P0140 (rear O2)
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2001 Chrysler Voyager 2.4L No Start VIN: 1C4GJ25BX1
Thank you in advance for your help. I think I am getting rusty on diagnostics and this darn medication for diabetes and high blood pressure makes my mind unclear. Stay healthy out there! This van died while driving and was towed in. Customer said that he used ...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Rotors VIN: 2C8GP64L81
Van came in, hard pedal, rotors got hot, brakes locking up, replaced front calipers, pads, hoses and flush system, Cust. drove longtrip 345 miles, got to hotel, front brake locking up again, told customer let it cool off, drove back to shop, check every thing,...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L compressor VIN: 2D4GP54L33
Can not find any info on internal error code in hvac module. Was told by local dodge tech to start with a/c control head, customer had just replaced head recently because would not light up, installed used one from salvage yard. Got it warranted with another u...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L tracking VIN: D7H418D64J
I teach mechanics at a high school so I do not have the day to day exposure that most of you have. however I was in the trade for over twenty years before teching. The vehicle came to me with a complaint of pulling to the right. A test drive confirmed the pull...
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2PD64384
This sprinter was towed in as a no crank no start after the battery and starter were replaced at another shop. Start error is displayed on the dash. Using the drb the skreem module has no codes and all the data is correct per chrysler tech tips. After testing ... Trouble codes: 16170
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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 Taurus LX 3.0L Power Door Lock VIN: 1FAFP52291
Power door lock switch works fine to unlock doors. Sometimes unlock action fails. I can hear relay clicking in fusebox, and if I wiggle GEM harness connectors it will work for a few days. Then it randomly fails as before. I have checked all connectors for pull...
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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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1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ2224R
Coustomer had someone to tow this civic to me @ the shop. Found battery disconnected & main 80A blowed , & a few fuses under the dash as well. Checked battery w/ my volt meter & found polls backward ( yes pos & neg swapped ). never seen one charged backward be...
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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHMEH9598S
have a honda with an unstable idle when warm. almost stall when coming to stop. had to flash codes because i dont have a compatible scantool. Will not let me clear codes even when PCM fuse and backup removed. New valve helped slightly,but definatly not fixed. ... Trouble codes: 14 (iac)
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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L spark VIN: 2HGEH246XS
I replaced the timeing belt the car ran fine when it came in now it has no spark the coil has spark but not from the the plug wires already replaced cap and roter and that did not help the coil is in the distibtor thank you for any help you can give me
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2002 Honda Civic HX 1.7L Bucks VIN: 1HGEM21732
Car starts,runs,and idles like a new car.however when you let off the gas around 20mph (coasting) lets say in second gear the car bucks back and forth violently. Has any body ever ran into this problem joe.
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L lack of power VIN: KM8SC73D22
Greetings. OK vehicle came in for mil light on and misfire codes for cyls 4 and 6. While investigating that problem i noticed on the road test that there was a total lack of power at wot. Feels like no fuel but both front o2 sensors read rich at wot but still ...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4F67S7XL
Vehicle came in with a misfire only happens sometimes customer said he can turn the vehicle off when it happens and start it again and the misfire go's away check fuel pressure its normal and steady has new cap and rotor and plugs and cap new o2 sensors no cod...
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L actuator VIN: JTJBT20X94
Hey there, got this Lexus in with a fluid leak between transfer case actuator and transfer case. we do not normally work on lexus or toyota, as we are a Benz shop. removed the actuator and the o-ring was in poor shape. After the fact, I did research and discov...
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1999 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Fwd/Rev VIN: 1YVGF22C0X
Hi All This Mazda 626 will engage drive or reverse for about 10 seconds then disengages, no fwd/rev. Shut off and sitting 2-3 minutes will give another few seconds of engagement. Line pressure test shows dropping to zero pretty quick. High miles suggest reman/...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80DX3
Hi and thanks in advance for the help. I have a headache car that that came back to me after i repaired a misfire. Coustomer says it seems to chug and shutter at about 1500-2000 rpms and so far no problem has occured for me. I tried to run mis data with the id... Trouble codes: U0100 (Lost comm with ecm/powertrain control mod)
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 280E 2.8L No Start VIN: 1230331205
1977 Mercedes Benz 280E european market with m110 twin overhead cam 6 cyl no start, has great spark and 145 compression across all cylinders. cylinders was washed down with fuel cleaned and added a fresh set of spark plugs but will not fire. Have spark, compre...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBGA2909X
car just came in can not duplicate problem. once started may run several days before problem returns. it just stalls and will not start unless it sits for a while.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L cmpressor VIN: WDBRN47J12
hi guys i have this mercedes in the shop new customer she came in with the car overheating upon inspection i found the waterpump/ac/power steering belt ripped in pieces it has the variable compressor i tried to turn the pulley by hand but it seems it is frozen...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L lifters VIN: WDBRF64J72
veh has a lifter noise on right side of engine,sounds like it may be coming from the diverter valve,pulled top off valve and ran eng.noise is still there.pulled both valve covers off and checked to see if lifters were pumped up.all seem to be ok.motored over e...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J33
HELP! We have gone through the archives at least 15 times trying every fix and suggestion listed. Car came in with check engine light on pulled code p2058 with launch scanner couldnt find much help with that code. But pulled code p0170 in global same code one ... Trouble codes: P2058, P0170
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Drivebelt Tensioner VIN: WDC2030462
Dear MB Tech's, i have been given a job from a new customer which is driving me crazy. This Mercedes gets a Belt Tensioner rattle first thing in the morning when you put the vehicle into reverse or drive. There is no noise in neutral. After the vehicle warms u...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G62
This vehicle will, at times, set codes P0335 and P0340. Crank and cam postion sensor circuit malfunction. Both codes will set at the same time. We did voltage and drop tests on all 3 wires at both sensors and all was withing specs. The scope patterns looks goo... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
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1993 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN8HD17Y4P
Need in computer to diagnose rich mixture & sirging.
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3NICB51D14
Unable to perform a throttle relearn with either a Solus or a Launch X431. Can this only be done with a Factory scan tool? Trouble codes: P0122 (p2135-), P2135
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Crank-Rods VIN: 1N4AL11D35
Hello Nissan Technicians,We need your Valued Opinion As to the cause of this lower end Engine Failure. (QR25DE)2.5 four cylinder Engine. The car came in with a overheating condition and the MIL Lamp on.P0420 Cat code And P0300 misfire code as well as P0302 and...
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2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette GLS 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GHDX13E33
Van came into shop with what the owner called a trans problem, in driveing the van, the engine seems to cut out at times, like a bad engine missfire, no codes stored, check plugs, wires, and coils all good, replace MAF no change, this is not a trans problem, h...
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1997 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L Alarm VIN: 1P4GP44ROV
Hey Techs. I have a customer who lost there key fob that shut off the alarm system.Today the alsrm went off and the van will start and run shortly and the horn and lights flash off and on. He stated that someother shop replaced the BCM with a used and had alot...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L front crank seal VIN: 1G2HX52L7R
This car is driving us crazy! Customer came in with oil leaking from car. We replace valve cover gaskets which are fine now, also front crank seal. Ran car for 5 minutes in the shop just fine then oil started pouring out of front crank area. We replaced the fr...
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1989 Saab 900 2.0L Ignition Switch VIN: YS3AR45D6K
Customer brought us a USED complete mechanical/electrical housing assembly to install. Unit is marked as being out of a 1989 Saab 900. Used electrical switch is a five wire switch, and original one in the car is a six wire. Any advice? Wrong switch? Or can I u...
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Drive train VIN: JFISF63541
This vehicle was brought in for brake repairs and upon inspection there were torn fron cv boots found on both fron axles. We have replaced both front axle shafts with brand new aftermarket axles and performed rear brake repairs. We road tested the car then rel...
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2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca 3.0L hvac operation VIN: 4S4WX83C86
Attention subaru guru! I have an 06 tribeca in the shop with auto climate controls stuck at 65 degrees and fan stuck on high. It doesnt go into self diag mode but ac side will with a code 25 flashing and auto light flashing. I tested sunload sensor and step 5 ...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B8W
Hey guys, this toyota is one I previously asked for help on. It originally came in with fuel trim rich code for bank 1. previous tech had replaced the air mass meter. It was running poorly, hesitating, and surging. Interestingly enough, when the air mass meter...
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2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L cooling system VIN: JT3GN86R02
vehicle is leaking coolent on passenger side of bell housing on top. the exhuast pipe is in the way of my veiw. does not look like its coming from intake or heater hose pipe. has anybody had this kind of leak.
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2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L battery VIN: JTEBT17R53
This vehicle has been taken to the local dealer and another reputable independent for this problem with no results. Them problem occures approx. every 2 weeks, the battery will need to be jumped to start the vehicle. After jumped and driven the vehicle will be...
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1977 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L starter VIN: 1172042266
This is a very silly question but here goes.i am putting a starter on a bug.My alldata onlygoes back to '82.I was wondering about 2 things.#1-a flatrate time #2-how do I get to nut on upper starter bolt.Bottom is just a bolt,but top is a long bolt w/rectangula...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L Rear view mirror VIN: WVWTH63B21
Rear view mirror has become partially tinted, it has an oval shape clear spot in the middle which sometimes changes shape to a kidney shape. It will never become completely clear or completely tinted. Iv,e never seen anything like this, any input would be appr...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L speed sensor VIN: 9BWGB21J52
Hi guys, I need a bit of help on my wifes VW if I may. Seems I never have time for her car,so hear goes. ABS lamp stays on intermittently but as soon as you walk up to it with a scanner it never fails. Have MT2500 running VW/AUDI cartridge and shows a Code 002...
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2006 Volvo V50 T5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MJ68236
I have a 2006 V50 T5 AWD with a reduced performance message displayed. Read codes and have numerous accelerator pedal codes. At the moment when I monitor the signal from the accel pedal, everything looks great. Based on the codes and there info, I decided to p... Trouble codes: CEM3F, ECM94, ECM94
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1992 Audi 100 S 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUBK54A5N
besides the cam signal and crankshaft signal there is a engine speed sensor signal also. the problem was with the engine speed sensor. replaced the engine speed sensor fixed this one. thanks to iATN and all members. God Bless
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2006 BMW M3 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Lack of power VIN: WBSBR934X6
Thany You for all the help the car was sent to the dealer because of the $2700.00 price of the vanos unit will post if that fixes it Thanks again. Trouble codes: 184 (Vanos inlet camshaft control bank 1), 185 (Vanos outlet camshaft control bank 1), 205 (Miss cyl 1), 206 (Miss cyl 2), 207 (Miss cyl 3), 208 (Miss cyl 4).
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1986 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G4HR3737G
With all of the responses I received, I can say it is what I expected. I do know about the roughness this motor had when it was built. I also wanted to change out the plugs with delcos. But dealing with a car that has been to other shops and trying to start fr...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD52YXV
severed ground wire making intermitent contact setting the codes . replaced the whole wire and passed deq finally . thanks to all !!! Trouble codes: 135 (137 -), 137 (155 -), 155.
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Headgaskets VIN: 1G6KD54Y7X
Well, the concensus is in. Stick with the factory method. I was leaning in that direction anyway, just because that's what I have always done - with never a problem. Most all of you concurred with my feelings. A few stated that they have used straight torq...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Ignition VIN: 1GNDT13SX2
I'll try to make a long story short: As I followed through the wiring diagram for the ignition circuit, I discovered there was no power at some of the wires at the ignition switch that were supposed to be hot. In tracing back, I found fuse 34 (Ign. A) was bl...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GNEC16Z43
Hello guys ,it"s a wonderfull feeling when the car is gone and fix right.,,thank Bill from pensilv, the ground in the back of the head , it look good from the out side ,but when i grab it it was holdind on one thread ,lol, thank you all.
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L long crank VIN: 2C3HE66G71
Thanks for everyone's help. It turned out two of the injectors were leaking down causing the long crank in the morning. Thanks again for everyone's help.
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Charging System VIN: 3B7HC13Y7X
FIRST OFF THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. WELL WE FOUND THE PROBLEM, IT APPEARS THAT THE REMAN PCM WAS BAD. THE FIELD DRIVER WAS STUCK ON...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7JB21Y3Y
WELL I RECIEVED 11 REPLIES AND THEY ALL WERE SUSPECT OF THE PCM-ALL FROM PREVIOUS VEHICLES THAT GAVE THEM THE SAME SYMPTOMS AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER-WE CHECKED ALL THE POWERS AND GROUNDS THEY ALL CHECKED WITHIN SPECS-SOMETHING JUST WENT SOUTH IN THE PCM-BUT IT H...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7GG22X41
Thank you all for the help. We have done and checked many of the things you have suggested with no luck. The vehicle is still running poorly. We are calling the shop that did the engine install and going from there. Thanks for the help.
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1990 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L a/c VIN: IFACP41E4L
okay thanks for all the input.what I did to this car was install a electric fan in front of condenser.it was an air flow problem,the plastic fan wasn't moving enough air w/the a/c on.this was verified by taking the shop fan first one of those big air movers an...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Driveline VIN: 1FBSS31L7W
WELL, I MESSED UP AND LET THE CUSTOMER DRIVE THE VAN BEFORE I GOT TO REPLACE THE TAILSHAFT BUSHING. HE SAID THE VAN DRIVES BETTER NOW THAN IT EVER HAS SINCE HES OWNED IT, BY JUST REPLACING THE TIRES. I SURE DO APPRECIATE ALL THE RESPONSES FROM ALL YOU GUYS. LO...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L l/F caliper VIN: 1FAFP4441Y
Thanks for all the replies. After rechecking everything over again including measuring the caliper bracket for damage or misalignment. I replaced the caliper with a re-manufactured one from the Ford Dealership, bled the brakes and road tested the vehicle. Fina...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Instrument cluster VIN: 1FMEU1751L
Sorry for last post. Forgot to include that the only codes that returned after clearing were U1073 SCP data fault for engine coolant, P1289 Cylinder head temperture sensor high input and P1117 Engine coolant temperture sensor intermittent. Also the wires were ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Starter VIN: 1FMCU04181
Thanks to all that replied, after all obvious items were checked. and speaking w/ the trans shop that performed the R&R. They had repaired some wiring. I noticed a buzzing, electrical type coming from trans area, stethscope on the nuetral safety switch. unplug...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14504
OK the end result was the cam follower was laying loose under the valve cover,one keeper was off the valve, the lifter was broken at the top and the cam lobe was wasted on the rear intake valve of # 2 Cylinder. Customer wanted to take his chances with replacem... Trouble codes: P0302, P0316.
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2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 3.5L abs VIN: 1GTDT13675
tryed one more set of bearing and sensor from napa took my time and was very carefull on install. all worked great no problems.thank for help and conferming my thoughts no defective parts or wrong install.
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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCA5549J
we determined after many hours of testing that the starter that the customer installed was indeed turning the engine the wrong direction. (first time i have ever seen this. and am not soon to forget.) thanks to all that rerplied.
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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L No Start VIN: JNKBY31DXV
We found the aftermarket security system circuit board had fried and locked up car. we removed system and all system were go again. Thanks to all that responded.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBHA24G3X
Sorry for the delay in closing this request. The vehicle ended up being sent out to another shop to repair, due to our lack of familiarity and experience with this type of vehicle. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0105 (p0410-), P0410 (p0100-), P0100.
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1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L dome VIN: 2MEFM74W1X
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED. THE REPLIES WERE ALL ON THE RIGHT TRACK. WE STATED WITH THE DRIVERS DOOR SWITCH BUT THAT PROVED OK. WE TRIED LUBING ALL DOOR SWITCHES THAT DIDN'T SOLVE THE PROBLEM. WE GOT A USED INTERIOR LIGHT MODULE. AGAIN THAT DIDNT FIX THE PRO...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L all gears VIN: 4A3AC54H81
you guys hit it on the head. it was the pr valve stuck. the only problem is it was stuck with metal so i cleaned it and it stuck again. so i flushed cooler again and replaced valve body. it looks like it may have stuck again so i think i have metal coming from...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
Thanks to all ,you guys were all in the right area , aftermarket mass air flow sensors are a no no,Purchased a new oem air flow sensor ,car runs awesome thanks again to all,James you were right on the voltage reading thanks Trouble codes: P0171.
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Steering Gear Box Or Strut VIN: 1N4BA41EX5
Replaced strut mounts on both sides with Nissan parts and noise is gone.
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1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JF1SF6555W
Dear Fellow techs Thank you for sharing your knowledge. The anwser to my question is no. 1998 will not interchage with newer model year. A good quick reference is newer trans has a external oil filter which the older ones do not . 1995 to 1998 legacy and fores...
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGH20V73
Thank you to all that the responded to my post. I checked TSB's and called dealer about re-flashing nothing for this year. I continued further testing with the information that was provided by everyone everything looked ok,(O2 sensors working ok, no small exha... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst system efficiency below threshold).
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2004 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Master Cylinder VIN: JTEDD21A84
HI GUYS: THANK TO ALL OF YOU, TO TAKE TIME TO HELP.AND RESPOND TO MY REQUEST. THE PROBLEM WAS NEW DEFFECTED MASTER FROM DEALER!! GOT ANOTHER ONE, ITS ALL FIX AND GONE. THANKS AGAIN MATT
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1997 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L no power VIN: WVWGG83A2V
the big clue here was the high MAS reading this car came from another shop & we were told the intake manifold was cleaned. most of the posts stated that it was probably a clogged intake manifold anyway. So; armed with this information we removed the intake ma... Trouble codes: 00553 (MAF sensor implausible signal).
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2000 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on, secondary air system VIN: WV3AH4706Y
To all, Thanks for the responses. Sorry this took so long, but it looks like the customer does not want to procede with repairs. I think i may have a slow o2 sensor, but did not get a chance to do any more testing. Thanks again, Artie Trouble codes: P0411.
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L convertible top VIN: 3VWCM21Y84
We removed the left rear door panel to view all switches. We manually operated the catch (or top lock) micro switch and were now able to clear the 02000 code. The top operates perfect now. We have suggested the customer replace the catch switch, which incl...
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVILS5647V
This one has several problems.From the testing that you guys sent us we found that air pump sounds funny when activated because more than likely it has some water in it. We found that the pump check valve sticks open. We also found that the vacuum solenoid sti... Trouble codes: 446 (Pulsed secondary air injection system pump flow fault).
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