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2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L No Start VIN: 4USBT53403
Intermittent carnk, no start. Voltage at fuel pump connector when disconnected. No voltage when connected. No accurate published information available from aldata. Need to know location of fuel pump relay.
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L rack & pinion VIN: 1G6KS52Y5V
hello all. car has normal steering to the left but turning to the right it looses assist at 2 spots exactly 1 steering wheel revolution apart in other words at the same pinion tooth. leaning towards replacing the rack assembly but would like more suggestions c...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L high idle VIN: 1GNEK18K1P
Hello fellow techs I have a vehicle here that I am spinning my wheels on it as been to 3 other shops and is on its second visit to our shop. The vehicle has an intermittent high idle after running for a while. If I'm getting the story straight from my service ... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC knock sensor system intermittent)
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1995 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 7.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDHG39N1S
Vehicle runs rough and kills. Checked and replaced fuel pump and still have low fuel pressure. Pinch off fuel return line and pressure jumps up, van then runs great. Have been working with Identifx and have narrowed this down to fuel pressure regulator. Gm p/n... Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor)
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: G1JC5246W7
Hey guys I have a car that i just cant figure out. Car was dead on the road would start but would die if you gave it gas. This morning i come into the shop and it fires up fine runs fine had a code for p0107 map sensor low circut. I tested the connector to the... Trouble codes: P0107
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L compressor VIN: 1GNGK26J3W
First customer complaint was intermittent a/c inop. but also not really cold. Road tested and found temp reading out of front vent staying around 48-52 degrees. And found front air temp would go down to the low 40's when running both front and rear a/c. Turn r...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC149W1
Guys this one is driving me nuts. I have good fuel presure I think. My guage is bad but reads about 50lbs at idle, I know its supposed to be 60 but thats not that short. I have smoke tested this thing for vacuum leaks and didnt find any. I have a missfire on c... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank One), P0174 (Lean Bank Two), P0300 (testing and results)
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 8.1L No Start VIN: 3GNGC26G82
had truck in in 8/2010 for bad crank sensor had code ran fine 2 months 6500 miles . went to go out for drive no start no fuel pressure, found ecmb fuse blown called for 20 found 25 in its place ran amp draw on line most it drew was 15 amps put 25 back in ran g...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23U43
Intermittent stall. Have been unable to duplicate customer complaint at various speeds, decel, loads, etc. O2 sensor is indeed very lazy, only occasionally will it vary from 450mV, even with butane enrichment or simulating lean condition. Fuel regulator not le... Trouble codes: P0134 (Low O2S activity bank 1 sensor 1), P0300 (Engine Misfire Detected), P1516 (Electronic Throttle Mod Vs. Throttle Position Performance)
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L front end VIN: 2G1WF52E53
This vehicle came in with a squeak in the front, only on acceleration, only when turning right. The front hubs had some play in them so both were replaced. Still had the squeak. Car has to be rolling and noise sounds like a metal to metal click. The rhythm of ...
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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L clutch VIN: KLAJC52Z2Y
This vehicle came to us with a clutch that was not fullly disengaging. the hydraulics were working and the fork arm was moving. You could put the vehicle in gear and then start it with the clutch depressed and it would partial disengage enough to hold the brak...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Abs? VIN: 1B7HF16Y0S
Replace front pads,rotors,caliper,hoses,new master cyld, pressure bled system & have very low pedal. Adjusted rear brakes & still have same problem. We can clamp off both front brake lines & get a hard pedal. If we do one at a time, its not quite as hard, but ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L starter VIN: 1B7KC2368X
after charging system,tried to start,starter sounds like it is dragging. put vehicle on lift,installed new starter, still same noise...remember this engine has low miles for a diesel...how can i check the engine to see if it is ok? turned crank to see if it wo...
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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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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L Filled with Kerosene VIN: 1D74A18D74
Hi all, and thanks in advance. Truck came in on the hook because the truck was not running right. Customer said vehicle had just been filled up at gas station. When the vehicle arrived, I hooked up presure gauge to get pressure reading, noticed odd smell from ...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L low comp VIN: 1D7HU18DX5
has p0300 [...] low about 100psi inspected vavle train and springs dont appear broken
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1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UXS
Hello all, This Taurus was brought in to us with a complaint of slight power loss (surge) on the freeway. Road test reveals a flickering and sometimes steady check engine lamp. While on the drive, noted the lamp was more predominant when engine was under load...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L no communication VIN: 1FTSW31P23
I don't think the communication issue is related to the running complaint, but need to see what is going on to properly diagnose. We suspect a bad injector due to black smoke and that engine hydro-locked at one point. Oil is slightly overfull but engine has no...
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRW07603
Vehicle towed in a no start checked had good fuel pressure but no injector pulse or pulse to the coils have voltage to each but no ground signal scanner has a kam code 603 that wont clear at all.also no rpm or spark advance on scanner readings.suspected a cran... Trouble codes: 603 (Kam keep alive memory code)
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2003 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L monitor not ready VIN: 1FMNU42S13
Hi, I have in my shop a Ford Excursion 2003 V10 and I cannot set the monitor ready for state inspection. Everything is ready except the O2 sensor and O2 sensor heater. I checked both sides of the O2 sensor and voltage and heater work correctly, there is no DTC...
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1FMZU77K14
CRUISE CONTROL only sets occaisonaly once you put the brakes on it takes a lot of trying ... the green light will just flick when you press the set button ..it will not stay on..once it works you can turn it off and turn it on no problem but once you have canc...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L 3-4 Shift VIN: 1FMYU93185
Hello & thanks in advance for all your help, I have an 05 Ford Escape 3.0L Automatic and very intermittently it will have a hard 3-4 shift just once but at the same time the theft light will flash on for just a few seconds. Have driven and I am yet to get the ...
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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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2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L ABS light on VIN: 1FTPW14V07
ABS light on. Scan tool reads RF, LR and RR wheel speeds. LF - 0. Red brake light off. Unhook RF wheel speed sensor, both red and orange ABS lights on. Jumper LF wSS to RF and reads correctly on scan tool. Both Abs modules do not send voltage to the LF sensor....
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FTSX21598
Hello:This is my first time trying to do spark plugs on a 5.4.I have read all the posts and forums on this.So far i have done the top engine cleaner the night before.My problem is so far i can only move 2 plugs the 1/8 turn to allow the solvent to penetrate.I'...
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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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1992 GMC C3500 Sierra 6.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GTHC34J7N
Thanks in Advance for all your help. I am working on a 1992 C3500 with the 6.2 Diesel. Mechanical Injection Pump. What the truck is doing on a cold start it will start and idle fine, when giving it the throttle at idle it will blow excessive white and blue smo...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
Guys Ive got one here killing me. I have limited resources on this obd 1. The car came in as a no start. Found timing belt broken so we replaced it. It has a very rough idle now (of course we dont know how it ran before). It has blackened all plugs exept #4. I...
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1998 Honda Civic GX 1.6L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGEN1643W
Greetings to all the brilliant folks in automotive repair land. I am in need of the fuel rail pressure specifications for a CNG powered Civic. Also if you have any other advice of common problems these cars have that would make them seem like they are running ...
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2001 Honda Passport LX 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W01
car came in 1 mo. ago overheating bad,replaced timing belt and water pump.released truck comesback a week later check engine light on,p1340 on start up backfires through intake for about 5 minutes then starts up and runs good for maybe a week or two then gets ... Trouble codes: P1340
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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES956X5
Vehicle had a code P0521 so it failed state inspection. Replaced V-Tec solonoid per Honda Dealership recomendation. Still has code P0521. EOP is 161 Kpa @ 933 rpm and goes to 500 Kpa at high rpm. I don't have much troubleshooting information or bulletins to... Trouble codes: P0521 (Oil pressure out of range)
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2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L gauge VIN: KMHFU45E44
Hello all,we have a 2004 Hyundia xg350 with a what I'm thinking a ip cluster problem.with scanner on board temp 198-216 gauge is normal.Then when stopping at idle gauge reads hot red but scanner still reads normal.Has anyone ran into this and $1240.00 for a cl...
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2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN56DX6
customer needs state inspection.mil is on for p0501 vss circuit problem. 1 data base says rf speed sensor . car does not have abs or sensor used for ecm reference.on a road test speedo and cruise both work but no vss signal on scan tool.after a few days mil wi... Trouble codes: P0501
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1999 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Forced air VIN: 1J4FY29P5X
We just replaced heater core with aftermarket heater core. Customer brought jeep back and said that forced air coming out when on hot is half as powerful as when on cold. (Gets better air flow when cold is selected.) No vacuum lines off, all vacuum motors work...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12351
Following the info on the DTC, I replaced the speed sensor and cleared the code. The same code reappeared in the same interval. Are there Kia techs out there who have seen the same code but have found other causes than the sensor to be operating to set this co... Trouble codes: P0501
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2004 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L hard accel. bucking VIN: KNDUP13194
Customer returned several days later after installing used engine stating she felt a jerk or bucking while accellelrating? Drove with customer and sure enough - trans. bucks once hard about 40mph around the 2-3 shift. Symptom can be repeated during every accel...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10UXX
according to alldata and there wirring schamatics, it tells me theres a short or open wire in the ignition system, from the coil to the ecm, or the ignition switch to the coil, ive ran all the tests, and checked for any broken wires in the system and i cant fi... Trouble codes: P1300, P1305, P1310, P1315, P1320, P1325
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L 2/ 5th gear VIN: 1LNHN86S6Y
need help fixing 2000 lincoln ls, trans has no 2nd or 5th gear, code set for pc b solenoid, and gear error 2&5. i know the solenoid pc b controls od band. i pulled pan and everything was very clean,i replaced solenoid assy,cleared codes and test drove,still sa...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Air ride control VIN: 5LMFU28R33
I'm having troubles getting the air ride suspension to accept the pheumatic test. I've run the tire size ratio, ride height, and calibrated and/or updated the air ride module. I've even tried two new modules. I've pumped up the vehicle and turned off the switc...
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2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C84
Hi need some assistanc from all the mazda techs. This car came in with no oil in it. drained and found less than 1 quart. Filled and flushed all seemed well car drove well but tach would drop out and the cheak engine light was on. pulled code p0340 tryed new c... Trouble codes: P0340
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2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28J15
The customer came to our shop concerned with a misfire his MPV has aquired earlier that day. The first thing i did was scanned for codes and retrieved P0306 (Misfire Cyl 6). Checked freeze frame and saw LTFT was rich on bank affected. Nothing else seemed to ju... Trouble codes: P0306, P0301
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Timing Chain VIN: WDBJF25H5X
I hate to post this as a help request since the vehicle is not in the shop yet but here goes. I have a good customer who is looking at buying this car and he was told that the timing chain is out (how far out I have no idea). The seller told him that Benz de...
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) Premier 4.2L overhead councel VIN: 2MRDA20224
hey guys help me if you can. I got this van from a good customer and they want the amb. air temp to read accuratly. The temp sender is on the front of the van and if i short them together it shows -40 deg. I pluged in a coolant temp sender with some jumper wir...
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1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Stuck In 3rd Gear VIN: JXRY006187
After two months car start to take off from stop sign with third gear,replace transmission with low mile used .transfer speed sensor and gear shift position switch , car still start in third gear, my modis shows on live data that current gear=3rd when at idle.
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Heater box VIN: 4A4MN21S54
Hello Iatn members. We have a 2004 mitsu.endeavor with the hvac box full of water,I have read the tsb regarding cleaning the drains,What I need to know is does the hvac box need to come out or can the drain be accessed with out removal?
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1999 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN1CA21A5X
Hello fellow techs. vehicle is experiencing a strage problem. This vehicle, when ice cold and only ice cold, will stall out when placed into gear. Very similar to a manual trans vehicle and not stepping on the clutch to release it. When ice cold, shifting into...
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3N1CB51P52
We have 2002 Nissan Sentra 1.8L which idles poorly while in gear and after sitting for approximatley 10-15 seconds. The customers origianl complaint was the vehicle lacked power on acceleration and idled very poorly. The customer thought it was fuel related, ...
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1995 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3CH65R8S
Hello need help newbee to saab.I recieved this car from other shop, problem is check engine light on and tcs light on it is in limp mode.other shop put throttle body unit on it.Using tech2 and dealer software could not communicate with any module in car traced... Trouble codes: 68390 (d7590-), D7590
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2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L rear calipers VIN: YS3FD49Y67
Thanx in advance. Putting rear brakes back together and, using needle nose pliers since the six sided tool won't fit, turned the pistons clockwise to retract them and nothing happens. Even tried counter-clockwise also to no avail. Disconnected e-brake cable ju...
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1997 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Miss= hvy-off idle. VIN: JF1GF4856V
Aftr initl mouse chew repairs made in Oregon, left shop w/cel on bu no runablty probl. Fueled up in centrl Wash, drove approx 75+/- miles (1/4 tank), then cel started flashing & had very notable misfire. She continued driving another [...] to get home & bro... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl1 miss. random depending on test drive), P0302 (Cyl2 miss), P0303 (Cyl 3 miss), P0304 (Cyl4 miss), P1100 (Ign low volts once aftr 5th road test only.)
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Starting VIN: JT3VN39W1L
intermitten no start after its driven for a while running errands, hot, it will not start, no click or nothing, it did it on me one time, and i couldnt even start it with power probe directly at start wire on starter, so i replaced the starter again, 15 days l...
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1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Surge VIN: JT711UJ800
Hi all, I have a toyota landcruiser duel fuel (lpg gas & ulp) which has intermittant lacking power. Owner says can;t acdelerate above 25kph up a medium hill.(We verified it is slow to accelerate). I can't find a pattern to the problem as happens hot/cold, lpg ...
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2007 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L battery VIN: 5TDZK22C77
Vehicle came in my shop for what appears to be battery drain. Customer has changed battery twice after vehicle sits over night the vehicle will sometime not start the next morning. Customer also states that sometime if you touch the radio it will come on even ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWCC21C4X
Car came in barely running, with multiple misfire codes. Has codes for all cyl misfiring. Champion spark plugs that were replaced 50 miles ago fouled out. Ign coil also tested bad.we replaced plugs with ngk platinums, and ign coil. Cleared codes, but after run... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randon misfire), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0302 (Cyl 2), P0303 (Cyl 3), P0304 (Cyl 4)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L engagement VIN: 3VWSE69M72
TCM connector was disconnected and , per identifix #229583, Ohms were checked on pin 66 and 64, 4 Ohms. #6 solenoid was replaced and the valve body was sent out and rebuilt. The power and grounds were checked to the TCM, all good, the TCM was placed in a freez...
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2003 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2ZZZ70Z3
Hello Everyone, i have a vr6 engine with cam crank correlation codes 17748 and 17755, Have found TSB c15-04-01, when i checked mvb 208 and 209 as per tsb my readings are out 208-3 = 14' and 209-3 = 19', tsb says to replace top chain assembly, Is this enough ... Trouble codes: 17748 (Cam sensor incorrect correlation), 17755 (Cam sensor 2 incorrect correlation)
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L traction control VIN: WVWPE63B24
I have a 04 Passat that the traction control light comes on at only 59.5 MPH over and under fine. No codes are set. Never had a ABS problem. Is there somthing about that speed that the module looks at? All wheel speed sensors look normal on scope. Thanks in ad...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Battery VIN: 3VWST71K96
Vehicle was brought in with the complaint of battery going dead every other day. Also the trunk would pop on its own. We did a hard reset (cables together) and the trunk problem stopped. If the car is locked, the problem goes away. If the car is left unlocked,...
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2000 Volvo C70 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1NC53011
Hello Volvo Techs! This Volvo came from the dealer and from another shop. Car is in limp home mode. Arrow light on. Pulled codes TCM 0048(Faulty software). The other shop swapped out a used TCM from junk yard. With no software downloading. Car does the same t...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L dash board air flaps VIN: WAUVT68E73
no good news on this audi yet. customer has taken the car & may return when avalible. we suspect a control moule for the climate control., so far avalible vehicles has different p.n.# control modules so making a know good swap has not been possible. we will up...
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1982 BMW 528e 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBADK8309H
Thank you for the help. After testing all sensors again at ecm and not finding an issue. Customer tells me O BY THE WAY I changed the air flow meter with my other car. Sure enough diffrent numbers. Installed air meter for the application, replaced bad o2 senso...
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J5Y
Thank you everyone for all the great ideas. We ended up isolating the filler neck, because it wasn't showing we had a leak with it connected. We disconnected it and applied smoke to it and found a tiny pin hole near the top. Why it wouldn't show a leak is beyo... Trouble codes: P0442.
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L differential VIN: 3G5DB03E82
The problem was rear differential clutch check valve thanks for the help;
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Steering VIN: 1G6KD54481
the problem was that i was using a reman delco pump and i ordered an a1 cardone, put it on an it works just fine i used 3 delco pumps right out of the box and they all were bad so i know not to [...] that again thanks for all the help
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1997 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GBLP37J4V
I have learned two good lessons today. 1st, if you want the right info go get it yourself, I was relaying info and tests to run to my mech. 2nd lesson, dont keep starring at the scanner and remember your basics. Performed compression test and found #3 and 5... Trouble codes: P0121.
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Stalls VIN: 1GCCS1944W
Ignition Switch!?!?!?! After One of you fine gentleman suggested it was my ignition switch I Took a closer look at my engine compartment fuse box. And wouldn't you know I had a row of 4 fuses that read the same voltage as my volt gauge. The fuses were Headligh...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: T0Y1338322
Thanks to all that replied ,I was pretty sure that my diagnosis was correct but I stopped working on most autos due to back and having heart problems as well put a new pump in and just hit the 200 mile mark on new pump and filter seen a lot of stuff on removin...
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G1JC1245Y
Found a badly corroded connector underneath the battery tray. Spliced in new connector and problem solved. Trouble codes: P0122 (Low TPS).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L air bag VIN: 1GCHK24U91
first off thanx for your replies. when posting i wrote the wrong pin on the dlc. i was checking pin 2 must have had a brain fart. i removed seat, carpet and kick panel found no problems with wiringpulled apart the class 2 data juction block and found no proble...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L transfercase VIN: 2GCEK19V11
i clean the a/b motor therminal and its run good but the problem are now intermitant (1 time in 2 week)but the customer dont want repare (key on /off and restart to shift
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2003 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Evap VIN: 1GCCS14H53
thanks to all for the help. the a/c pressure switch seems to have fixed it. this vehicle came in with evap and suction hose freezing up and blocking air flow. we checked all the basics and could not find a cause. diagnostics lead us to a faulty control valve i...
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2004 Chevrolet Optra LS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1JK52Z64
Hello All Thanx to everyone for your help.I am stating that the vehicle is repaired as the complaint has not re-appeared since replacing the PCM and running a crankshaft variance relearn.The previous PCM would not run the relearn and continued to set a P0300 ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire detected).
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L runs very lean VIN: 3C3EL55H7X
I'm going to call this one fixed. After reading the replys I received, I decided to start back at basics. I checked the timing marks on the belt and they were dead on. I did a compression test and all clys were ok. I had a high of 185psi and a low of 170psi. I... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean).
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2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C3AE66GXZ
it was a faulty o2 sensors! i called the dealer and got the oe part # and it didnt match the ones they sent so they sent the one for that number and it runs like a champ! thanks guys
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2003 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 2C3HE66G53
Thank you so much for all the replies. Although I have done several of these, this one got me. I followed the bleed procedure to a "T" as many were saying air in system, and that is what I was believing. I then drove it for 200 miles...very hard! Has not o...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GM654CJK6
I WENT BACK AND TESTED ALL WIRES INDIVDUALLY AND WENT TO DO OTHER TESTING SO WE RECONNECTED THE COMPUTER BACK UP AND TEST DROVE AND IT NEVER HAPPENED AGAIN.I DONT KNOW WHAT HAPPENED BUT THE CUSTOMER IS HAPPY,THANKS FOR EVERYONE GIVING THEIR TIME TO HELP. Trouble codes: P0339.
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7GG22N2Y
We sent the ECM to solopcms.com 1-[...] and had it rebuilt. The wire harness needed to be repaired. We ordered new connectors for all ends and soldered and spliced them back into place. There is a web site to help identify wire connectors. ...
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1992 Ford Ranger Custom 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10U9N
I'm really embarrased on this one. I was hoping to come back on here and say that I found the timing jumped, or some other extravagant thing, and I can't. When I reinstalled the push rods, the #4 exhaust push rod did not seat in the lifter. It appeared that it...
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1993 Ford Festiva L 1.3L headlights VIN: KNJPT05H7P
Thanks for the help. The problem was the junction block located next to the battery. One of the red headlight wires was corroded in the socket. Easy fix once I removed the battery and got all the crud off it so I could see what was happening.
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Starting VIN: 1FMRU1863X
thank you all for your replies,everyone was correct it had to go to the dealer and get reprogammed to the keys.i thought that since i ordered the cluster directly from ford that i could plug and go. well live and learn. lots of great replies and they are much ...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNE2427Y
THANKS for all the input, I disconnected the DPFE sensor, let it sit overnight and tried starting it and no problem. I remember from my last ATG Ford class about the DPFE casuing a phantom PO340 code, I was cosidering a crank sensor but found no problem with i... Trouble codes: P0401, P1400.
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTZF17271
Thanks for all of the info guys. All info from mode 6 did not show any negitive info to point me in any direction. Tested fuel injectors all good. Went back to the spark plugs agian, not looking too bad only 6000 on them, but installed new ones. Mis-fire GONE....
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2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Windshield Wipers VIN: 1FTRA53JCF
Thank you to all who were willing to offer insight. The problem actually resided in the wiper motor itself. Internally shorted, after replacement, operates as designed. Much appreciated.
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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Clutch VIN: 3FAFP31N35
Well I have to agree with most of you, The flywheel should have been replaced, but money was an issue. We cleaned out all the metal from grinding the flywheel, and it sounded good sliding back and forth. Talked to the customer and no noise was ever heard from ...
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L door locks
Thanks again everyone for all the great replys to my very first techhelp post. I took everyones advice. Checked all the grounds, checked for any wires being shorted or pinched in the door jams and the current through the relays. Everything looked great and now...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Speedomter VIN: 1HGCD563XS
Thamks for every ones help we put a new speedo head in and this vehicle was fixed thanks alot for the help
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L vibration VIN: 1HGCG2258W
Well after the advice of many here we waranteed out the pass side cv axle, seemed to be a little loose at the wheel end. put the new axle in and all was well. Thanks for all the assistance!
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38785
Well most of my replies said to recheck the timing marks so thats what I did and sure enough I found both cams off by one tooth, re-aligned marks and cleared codes, problem is fixed. Thanks again to everyone, and thanks for the rapid response. Trouble codes: P0339, P0344.
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2007 Honda Accord LX 2.4L No Start VIN: 1HGCM56817
Thanks to all who responded.The customer had neglected to inform us that they had put diesel fuel in the vehicle!After draining and flushing the system car runs fine.Thanks again.
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L lack of power VIN: KM8SC73D22
Thanks to all who replied. I am extremely embarassed as to what the fix was. When I saw the o2 sensors at 4.8 volts at wot I assumed that was rich- obviously I was wrong. The fuel pump was the culprit - losing pressure under load. Cant believe i missed that bu...
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Hesitation, no acceleration VIN: KNDJD73333
I checked timing marks and found that thear is a mark on the gear and the wheel for the crank sensor. Thay where not lined up so the timing was of.the rivets that hold the two together rusted off. I replaced the crank gear and it ran good.thanks for your help.
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2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L Safety VIN: JM3LW28G5Y
im really sorry for not closing this post early,i was away for a month...i was calling the customer to bring the van back to us,but so far he has not replied yet when he is going to leave the vehicle to me so i can do farther test on the gear shift ...i will ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L no start VIN: WDBNG75J21
hello sorry for the delay. car had intermittant problems. but has been good for a week now.we only had 2 replys what we found was that the shifter was bad causing a delay in starting we also found a relay for the system no working sometimes. replaced relay and...
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1994 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN8HDMSXRW
Thanks for all your replies; they were all very helpful. We rechecked fuel pressure - it was in spec. Customer brought us a used TPS to install and although I'm not crazy about used parts, this is easily enough accessed - two screws, two plugs. After installa...
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2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Stall VIN: JN8AZ08T93
3 replies included needed tranny and cam and crank sensors common and do tsb. checked number on computer and tsb did not fit this computer and when car came back only had speed sensor code which is locatrd inside trans, replaced cam and crank sensors and sent ... Trouble codes: 725 (rpm sensor), 1722 (vss).
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G3AJ55M0S
well we haven't fixed it yet but have learned and have not given up yet. we found that it had no vacum because the customer installed the incorrect intake gasket. we have installed both cranl sensors, cam sensor, and new module, all a/c delco still no change....
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1969 Pontiac Firebird 350 5.7L camshaft
Thank you to all that replied,I assumed this was a normal condition so that the lifter rotate as many of you stated.Its been a while since if been on the inside of a flat tappet motor wasnt sure but am now.Thanks again to all.What a great orginazation to be a ...
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2000 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L Wipers VIN: 2G2FV22G6Y
Ended up being the electrical connection at the wiper motor. When opened up I unplugged connection, inspected, reconnected and since then has worked fine. Strange but true.
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1992 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Charging VIN: YS3AL76L4N
THANKS FOR THE QUICK REPLIES. MOST REPLIES STATED TO JUST EAT IT AND MOVE ON, OTHERS THOUGHT ANOTHER SHOP MAY HAVE JUST TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF MY STRANDED CUSTOMER. I'M NOT SURE WHAT EXACTLY I'M GOING TO DO AT THIS POINT. AGAIN THE REASSURANCE I GOT FROM ALL YOUR ...
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