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1996 Acura TL 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4UA2656T
This vehicle came in for failure smog tail pipe emissions only has no check engine light, runs like a champ no hesitation at all idles perfect clean and well maintained failed both 15mph and 25mph at 15mph nox 1380...co 0.01...hc 17ppm...o2 .1..co2 4.8 at 25mp...
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L +Vsa/Srs VIN: JH4KA965XY
Not our usual fare this--so I am looking for some advise /guidance from you Acura techs. This vehicle has had a re-man rack installed by the owner and aligned by a tire store outlet. The alignment print out is to spec.The car drives and performs as it should....
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2006 Audi q7 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZZZ4L07
Hello, Here's one for all you Audi/VW experts. The vehicle came in with MIL on and codes related to throttle valve aswell as 04120 logged in memory. Sure enough, on checking the throttle butterfly movement we found that as it moves from open to close, there ar... Trouble codes: 04120 (p1018 intake runner bank 2 lower limit not reached.)
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: WBAGL634X2
hello bmw techs, i have a vehicle that fails roughly once every 100 miles. it will loose throttle response, the dsc light will come on and then it will start to surge really bad and finally die. vehicle will restart and be completely fine with no warning light... Trouble codes: 2785 (mdk potentiometer), 2786 (throttle valve potentiometer 1), 2787 (throttle valve potentiometer 2), 2820 (variable intake system signal implausible), 2821 (variable intake system temp warning), 5F02
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW52K4W
Thanks in advance guys, I'm an import guy, GM's are new to me. It was towed in, no start. Codes P0172 Bank 1 rich and P0300 Random misfire. The front bank was fuel fouled. After drying off and adding oil it started. Now has a misfire on #3 all the time and int... Trouble codes: P172, P300
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2004 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L 2-1 coast down shift VIN: 1G4CU54164
The 2-1 coast down shift is brutal in the morning, seems to get better when tranny temp is above 160f. Scan with Tech 2 no codes all sensors within specs. In the last 3 mph of coast down the EPC amperage drops to .12 and pressure increases to 190-210 psi and 2...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Surge VIN: 2G1WL14T3M
a customer drop the car off and said he had a friend do a headgasket job and then it did not run so i looked at it and found plug wires crossed and i replaced map sensor what it does now is hunts badly at idle and if reved up it runs ok put it in gear and it t... Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor)
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1995 Chevrolet motorhome 6.5L altenator VIN: 1GBLP37F4S
This one is driving me crazy!! Third Alt replacement. test good on bench. CS-130 amp hooked up to a sure power voltage isolator. replaced that too! batt terminal to battery B+ good when ignition on. sens wire to b+ terminal good. f terminal 12.6 volts to alt. ...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Atc VIN: 1GCDT19X8X
I have this s 10 in with the complaint of low brake pedal and ABS activation. While combing through Tech 2 data, I noticed that the 4wd PID always shows that 4wd hi is enabled. The 4wd system works fine as far as commanding in on into 2wd, 4 hi and 4 low, but ...
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1999 Chevrolet P30 7.4L No Start
hello chevy truck motor home techs have a 32 foot 454 chev. work hourse motor home it would not start customer stuck in a camp ground went to check it out had no fuel pump buzz hit tank started right up orderd a new fuel pump from chevrolet [work hourse] when ...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
i have a 2000 chevy express 2500 with 5.0l. This van came in with service engine soon light on. Codes were p0300 and p0306. The plugs, wires, cap, rotor, were replaced. Checking misfire data on my scan tool afterwards cyl. 6 still would misfire when van ran un... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Rack and Pinion VIN: 2G1WH55K02
Tis vehicle has a loud popping noise coming from the front when the wheels are turned in either direction and vehicle is moving. I shaft was replaced to correct the clunk coming from that. Rack and pinion was replace twice to fix this loud pop. Replacing the r...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.5L Surge VIN: 1GCGG25F82
This 6.5 has a complaint of a surge especially on a long down hill decell.i have not experienced it to the degree that the customer states he does. I have graphed scan data to watch the app and the koeo pids are spot on with no drop outs but io do see that the... Trouble codes: N0NE
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2004 Dodge Neon SRT-4 2.4L Clutch VIN: 1B3ES66S04
car came in with clutch grabbing at the floor put new clutch in car is doing the same thing tried bleeding the hyd system with no results
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1992 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 7.5L hazard flasher VIN: 1FTHX26G1N
checked vihicle out found hazard lights inop. turn signals work good exept when flasher button ispushed on then turn does not work. when pushing hazard switch off turn sig work good. hazard lights never work. tested hazard sw. test good, tested circuit #385 at...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Hesitation, backfire VIN: 1FALP52U3V
Backfire through intake upon quick acceleration intermittently, very intermittenly while coasting and tapping throttle or holding it in "just the right spot". Have tried disconnecting maf, cam sensor, and it still happens intermittently. Fuel pressure is 30-40...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L 1-2,2-3 shift VIN: 1FTNW21S7Y
This is my personal vehicle. I bought this with this condition. When you drive the truck it shifts fine into all gears,no harsh shift or slipping. The od light flashes constantly but still shifts into overdrive. The scanner says 1-2 shift error and 2-3 shift e...
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP74W31
Men-need solid direction to get this Ford fixed-after normal maintanence vehicle ran smooth.Customer took vehicle to store came out,started engine-it started-backfired (her words) and stalled.Now cranks healthily but no start.Will start with spary of carb clea... Trouble codes: P0232 (KOEO Fuel Secondary Circuit High)
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 2SB34HU5A3
ok guys this is all i know about this pos it is from a used car dealer they brought it to us and it will not start (no spark)now here is the story they are going to sell this thing at an acution but it is leaking water in to the clyinders so they had it runnin...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73E12
Customer tried to repair this vehicle. we had to repair fuel pump wiring, replaced pump/filter due to very low pressure. We have tried or checked alnost everyting . The engine will barely run with VERY low vacuum. I am thinking broken valve springs or somethin...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P13
Hi and thanks in advance you guys are great. Customer was driving this truck and lost power and died. Towed in and restarted and ran approx 5 minutes then died and would not restart. Scanned and found multiple codes, cleared codes and 2290 & 2291 returned insp... Trouble codes: 266 (Cyl 2 contribution), 341 (Cam Sensor), 678 (8 Glow plug), 2290 (ICP Low), 2291 (ICP Low cranking)
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2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L anti-theft VIN: 1FTZR45E14
Ok sorry to post a hard one first but we dont normaly need too much help.(so if you have a clue on this one your going to impress this group of techs) I have a 04 Ford Ranger with a intermittent "no start". When this happens the antitheft light flashes (accord...
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L cant fill gas tank VIN: 1ZVHT82H65
cant fill fuel tank, tried different gas stations with no luck. find lots of references to this problem online but no fixes. found tsbs but no info on them ie: what to do to repair concern, tsb 06313 and 0548, checked hoses no problem found, forums have differ...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L rear ac VIN: 5FNRL18673
Hello all. I have this Odyssey that came in back in june for rear ac not blowing cold. The front ac works just fine. I checked the pressures and they were ok. High side around 175 and low side around 30.I did the feel test on the lines at the rear ac and the i...
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L srs VIN: 2HGES16514
Hey all you honda techs, I have got one here that has a code for the srs system. the code is 0-1, and I cannot find a description for it. I am hoping one of you all can piont me in the right direction.
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L compressor VIN: 1HGFA16816
car came in cust said after it is drove down the road a/c stops blowing out the vents .foud out compressor was not shutting off and it would freeze up. checked codes had p0498 evap cvs volts low and p0533 a/c pressure high .scan data says compressor is command...
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1999 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L alternator VIN: KMHVD34N2X
The vehicle came in with a broken alternator bracket and seized alternator. The customer had had the battery replaced reciently. We put a new bracket on and a new alternator. The vehicle was charging normal and running good. Three days later the car came in wi...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L transmission VIN: SAJHX6049X
Hello. This XJ8 transmission works perfectly when the vehicle is cold. Once it warms up, when you come to a stop and go to accelerate, the trans drops out of engagement. Once the engine revs up some, it slams into gear, and then will shift normally at the firs...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L abs VIN: SAJEA53C42
I have a code C1175 - L/R wheel speed sensor circuit failure code. Replaced L/R speed sensor and still have abs light with same code. Did a resistance test to compare L/R to R/R from module connector and resistance readings are the same for L/R and R/R. I assu...
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L running VIN: JT8BD6853W
Tested battery - good check and performed test as indicated. fuel pressure - good spark- good compression good. found security light flashing at all times tryed a second key still cranks no start injectors do not pulse 12 volts on one side of inj harness at ea...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Temp Control VIN: JT68F10U6X
never seen this one before. The auto. Temp control will not change from 75 deg. All else works. Suspect hvac control head but im not sure. Anybody seen this before? thanks for any help you can give. Im challanged when it comes to electrical problems & an not s...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Reverse Engagement, 3-4 Shift VIN: 1LNHM86S63
Please read the repair history on this one. Everywhere i've looked on the internet, it seems that nobody has found a cure for these issues beyond what we have tried. We are at wits-end with this car and before we no-charge it and send it down the road, i thoug...
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2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L battery light VIN: 4F2YZ041X5
vehical came in not charging. charged battery and replaced altenator. Installed motorcraft for a ford Escape, only one avalible without waiting a few days. Now vehical charging but the battery light is on. Stays off till runs for a few seconds. p0622 sets. All...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E5W
When testing, right now the only thing I find wrong is that injector Cyl 3 and Cyl 6 are not fired by the ECU. There is power at both of these injectors. The question is why are these 2 Injectors shut off. I understand that the ECU can selectively shut down an... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multible Missfires), P0303 (Cyl 3 Missfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 Missfire)
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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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2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM6532Y
Gentlemen, I cannot for the life of me find the procedure for replacement of the variable valve timing solenoid in my On Demand program. The solenoid is located on the front top of the engine beteween the cams. I searched the net and called several friends to ... Trouble codes: P1380
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2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Oil Leak VIN: WMWRE33472
Hi techs, Have a oil leaks at the front of vehicle (left hand side of engine) looks to be as if the super charger is leaking due to the fresh oil on & around the plastic/rubber hose from the charger to the cooler area at the clamp areas. Very difficult to see ...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 2.0L compressor VIN: JA3CX56U5M
this thing came in with the compressor leaking from the seam. replaced compressor, flushed system and replaced the expansion valve and dryer with dealer parts (except expansion valve). it is converted to 134a but that was done before we got it. when the custom...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AL54F9S
We have a tough one. At idle & low RPM it runs great. As soon as it hits 5 lbs of boost it runs horrible. It runs rich, cuts out, surges. We smoked it several times. Checked the tube from the inner cooler to throttle body several times & it looks great On the...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ 3.0L Lacks Power on Accel VIN: 4A3AA46L8Y
Hey Everyone, I got a stumper here. Regular customer, daughters car died out of town. Lost electrical power. Towed to closest dealer. They installed replacement Alternator & told my customer the car was ready for pick up. After he left the dealer, he could not...
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2004 Nissan Quest S 3.5L fuel, turn signals, transmision VIN: 5N1BV28U94
IP cluster fuel gage & turn signal indicators stop working intermitantly, also transmission will drop out of overdrive when this happens. Sometimes a tap on dash will get it to working again but not for long. Does anyone know of a fix for this other than repla...
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1968 Pontiac Firebird 5.7L Front end, filler panel assembly VIN: 223378L110
Hi Everyone, first time posting and it's for a friend. Looking for some diagrams or pictures and breakdowns to help with restoration and assembly on the front end, bumper, filler panels, etc for this Pontiac, it arrived in this country dismantled and is being ...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2NE5533R
Here's the break down, I recently replaced the headgasket on this 1994 Pontiac Grand Am with the 2.3L SOHC quad four engine in it. Car ran completely fine for a few weeks. Now during acceleration the vehicle will not shift unless you let off on the gas, it wil...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2HX54K3Y
vehicle came in with a low rpm stall. i have only had the problem happen when the vehicle is idling cold. It just dies as if you shut the ignition off. Then it is starts and dies until you cyle the ignition but has spark and fuel. Engine dies so ubruptly i can...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2WP52284
Pontiac came in for inspection with MIL lit, code for evap flow during non purge. 1st thing I did was to use genisys to operate vent control solenoid. Heard no click so I thought I had an easy fix. Problem is a lack of ground at the connector. I have power, bu... Trouble codes: P496
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2982W
This car was in about 700 miles ago with a check engine light on and hesitation and bucking around 60 mph. "Fixed" the car and all seemed well till today. The two codes it had before came back and I'm now chasing my tail. The check engine light was not on but ... Trouble codes: P1129 (Adaptation close to full load mixture too rich B2), P1127 (Adaptation close to full load mixture too rich B1)
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2004 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L coolant pipe VIN: WP0AB29334
Vehicle has metal coolant pipe/ fitting that hose attaches to that is loose/ leaking where it presses into intake manifold, appears to have some sort of epoxy residue on it. Just wondering if anyone has seen this, what is the coreect fix? Reopoxy, replace inta...
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2005 Saturn Relay-2 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZDV03L75
keeps setting egr code. we replaced with the updated valve and harness w/pipe and sent to dealer for PCM calibration but still sets egr code. i checked ports when replacing the valve and it is clear. double checked wiring and i think i got the wiring correct a... Trouble codes: P0404, P1404
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6850W
This cars kicking our butt. Has what seems to be a mechanical misfire. Have done a lot of test but all seem to check out fine. Fuel pressure good 35psi. Has good spark. Noid light shows all injectors working. Pulled injector connector and idle does change. Use... Trouble codes: P0325
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2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U66
Hi Toyota techs, I have a prius here that set the codes I listed in the info section...u0293, p0a93, u0111, u0121. The ck engine light and the big red triangle are on constantly. the vehicle drives ok on hybrid battery and engine. engine cycles on periodical... Trouble codes: U0293, P0A1D, U0121, U0111, P0A93
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1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: WVWBC81E6S
I have a 1995 VW Cabrio here that I cannot communicate with. It has the OBDII connector. Also installed is a aftermarket radio. I checked the radio wiring and it is correct. I have 5.26 volts on the K Line wire (pin 7) with the key on. I have battery voltage o...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPA81H5X
The distributor was very corroded inside from a long history of being stored outside as the owner has no garage. The DTC P0341 was present before the car was worked on, and the cam sensor was replaced. The car runs nicely, and when initially started after the ... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam position sensor out of range.)
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2002 Volvo V70 AWD 2.4L power seat module VIN: YV1SJ58D42
Power seat works for about 30 seconds after unlocking the vheicle. It shuts off and doesn't work again untill you enter the vehicle again. I have seen this a number of times with differant volvos. It seems like the common fix is a new seat module and reprogram...
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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L Cylinder Head VIN: WAUAC48H83
after checking the engine with a steposcope we determined the raspy noise at 3000 rpm is the Turbo self destructing. the rear chain tensioner is ok and quiet. we have 20 to 65 psi oil pressure, and the rear cam journals are fine. We just need to replace the Tu...
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1991 Chevrolet C2500 Silverado 6.2L 3-4 shift VIN: 1GBHR33J5M
I got the tps voltage adjusted and the vehicle starts good now. I don't do much trans. work here so the customer is going to the trans. shop to get his shifting problem repaired. I thought that the tps adjustment would make the trans shift problem, but it ev...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GBDM19W6W
hi evry one i have replace the spark plugs with a hoter spark plugs and perform a decarbon, and problem solve, thanks all of you.
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GCFG25W4Y
I"d like to thank every one that replyed to my help. and a special thanks to gordon from washington he was right about the harmonic balencer somethink simple that i over looked thanks again all iatn members.
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2000 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L cooling fan VIN: KLAJB82Z7Y
Sorry,I didn't get this closed on time. I thought I had it fixed. Was not getting power to ign. 2 relay which powers up cooling fan relays as well as power windows and hvac. Ran a new wire to power them up from fuse box to ign.2 relay. car went down the road f...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Abs System VIN: 1B7MF3365Y
Thank you to everyone who took time to reply. After testing and retesting kept coming back to the hub bearing that we had replaced. Finally stuck a new factory unit in and problem solved. Thanks again
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3D7KS28C75
Well as it turns out, the six injectors that I put in were junk. The rebuilder told me that the injectors that I had brought in were so bad that they weren't rebuildable and they had ordered injectors in to replace them. As it turns out, they actually just reb...
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1967 Ford Mustang 4.7L Starting VIN: 7801C18440
First of of all i want to thank everyone for all the responses.so i replaced the battery cable from the solonoid to the starter .[all the other cables are new] I even ohm checked all the cables to be sure .they all checked out ok. same problem.so im thinking t...
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1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UXS
This one is a classic example of tunnel vision. I raised the vehicle on the hoist and examined wiring harnesses which might cause a problem with the engine flexing in the mounts under load. Sure enough the engine control module harness had come off its brack...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU18WXW
thanks for all the replies and help,sorry it took a while to get car back.after further testing of the o2 htr circuits found we needed to replace the computer Trouble codes: P0135, P0155.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Went through testing again. Got my own guage, found that IPR sensor voltage was in proper range and pressure was present. During cranking would quickly build to as much as 1750 psi. No codes, will start if fuel sprayed in intake, dies as soon as fuel is gone. ...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P53
Hi thanks for all the help I received. The problem was what most said the high pressure pump runs good now and while I was there already I replaced the regulator.
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2006 GMC Canyon SL 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS14826
Truck went to dealer for repairs. They said Actuater and timing chain. Trouble codes: P0017.
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall
This actually had 2 separate problems, and I thank you all for the replys. I blocked off the egr and the stall out stopped, so I put a new egr in and all was good for a couple days, then the ever great ignition switch actually started melting... So I got a ne...
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S6CK58W7Y
Thanks to All, it was the front o2s sensor wires crossed. Trouble codes: P0151 (p0154-), P0154 (testing and results).
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Auto Headlights/Door Locks VIN: JNKCV54E24
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. REPLACED BCM AND STILL HAD SAM [...] PROBLEM, SENT TO DEALER AND FOUND BAD DOOR PIN GROUND. VEHICLE WORKS GOOD NOW.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S92
Wow, Jeep is fixed. Thanks for the replies. Some of you hit the nail on the head. We tried the headlight test for the O2 drivers and the headlight lit identically between the front and rear O2's. We replaced it with a Standard Motor Products sensor and have no... Trouble codes: P0135 (1/1 o2 sensor heater failure).
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L fuel VIN: JT88F22G0V
car not fixed yet no imobilizer for this 1997 model that i see in any file. dont know where to go from here
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L abs VIN: JTJHF10U22
Right rear wheel speed sensor gap was incorrect due to rust build up on knuckle.Removed sensor and cleaned rust off of knucle with wire wheel on die grinder.now works as expected.
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L 2/ 5th gear VIN: 1LNHN86S6Y
thanks to all that replied, you all thought band or bore in case band wasnt broken,case bore worn badly,customer declined pulling trans and having rebushing job done at this time.will just use for local work driver untill probably tax refund time.next time i s...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L shifting VIN: WDBEA30D4J
many excellent replies that were correct in pointing to fluid screens in rear valve body.cleaned these and rest of valve body,fresh fluid and thimngs were great
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Misfire VIN: WDBHA28E2S
Thank You to all of you guys who offered assistance! REALLY! You all had it nailed with replacing the harness. After about a week and a half waiting for the customer to come up with the money, he gave us the ok. We replaced the engine harness and the car runs ... Trouble codes: 107 (Down angle control igniton output stop short to ground).
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Turn Sugnals VIN: 4A4MN41S64
Tested wiring from turn signal switch to EATCS module one more time and replaced EATCS module blinkers function properly everytime. Thanks a bunch everybody.
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3NICB51D5Y
Thank you for all the replies. Several stated to check the head gasket, but I was confident we weren't dealing with that issue. One member stated to check into the MAF and he was correct. What seemed funny about this diagnosis was that the trims were only ...
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2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD06U67
Well after your help, doing more research, and talking with the Identifix help line we narrowed it down to a Communication/BUS issue, or a bad ECM. The whole time I was thinking that if the ECM is unhooked and the fan is still running then it could not have a ...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Surge VIN: WP0CA2989W
Thanks for the replies guys. I pinched off the evap. purge & air/oil seperator hose to the intake & there was no difference. Not a vacuum or false air leak- the fuel trims were always good to go, hovering around zero. The culprit was a bad IAC valve. Disconne... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF below lower limit), P0506 (IAC engine speed too low), P0197 (Oil temperature sensor short to gnd.).
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2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Misfire VIN: WPOCA29923
I too believe the problem is internal to the engine. spoke to the customer. He was not convinced. He decided to take the car to Porsche for a second opinion. He said he will report back on his finding. I will keep you posted on the final result...Thank You for... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P1371, P1362.
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1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EF48Z8X
Hi Everybody and thanks again for your help. Car has been gone since Wednesday. As far as the smoking problem, one thing I forgot to mention was that I did empty the inter cooler, however like Barney mention, it will take a while. The smoke gradually disappear... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detcted), P0306 (Misfire detected cyl. 6).
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2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L oil pan VIN: YS3FH51U26
Good morning,10/11/10 I finished the saab late friday evening.After getting the ok from the insurance and agreeing on a time of 17.3 hrs started on it thurs afternoon and finished friday evening.I started as mitchell listed per tear down.I found after pulling ...
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1993 Subaru SVX LSL 3.3L awd solenoid c VIN: JF1CX353XN
Well the summary on this vehicle is the tcu is stuck in stooped mode,i suspect either the manual switch at the shifter or the inhibitor switch is faulty.Did pin value check at tcu and then ran out of resources to point me in the right direction.Sent customer t...
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1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: I3N5J5872J
thanks to all that replyed to this but the person that help the most was the last one to reply the problem was in the wiring right over the fuel rail rubbed threw the man ground wire (brown one)thanks and good luck to all
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2007 Toyota RAV4 3.5L water pump VIN: JTMBK32V87
thanks to all that responded. we finished the job it took about 4 hours to complete.
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1993 Volkswagen Corrado SLC 2.8L abs VIN: WVWEF4500P
was not able to get info out of vehicle, car went to dealer and they scanned and found the rf wheel speed sensor was bad.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L engagement VIN: 3VWSE69M72
Thanks for all of the input concerning my issue with the Jetta. I started from scratch after reading all of the responses from iatn by checking the resistance for solenoid 6(n93) and solenoid 10(n283). The resistances were the same,4 Ohms. I knew the wiring ...
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