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1998 Alfa Romeo spider 3.0L starter VIN: ZAR9160000
Trying to help this guy out. Sorry for lack of knowledge on this system. If anyone can assist me in finding information or assist with repair information or help me check this out much apprecation. customer jumped off several times. now when you try to start, ...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Wipers VIN: WBABM534XY
We have this BMW that sometimes the wipers do not work. When troubleshooting this car I found that when they did not work if I moved the wiper arm by hand they would come to life. Seems like a lazy motor so I replaced the whole assy. including linkage and spin...
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Dynamic Drive VIN: WBAGL63452
We have this 2003 745i bmw that hit a pot hole on the drivers side and blew out one of the dynamic drive pressure hose attached to the front sway bar. The hose has no signs of impact. It looks more like it burst uner pressure. I have ordered new hoses for the ...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L dash gauges, plus VIN: 1G4HP54K4Y
while driving or starting up the radio goes off, speedo won't work, fuel gauge goes to zero, shift indicator does no light,radio goes off, service engine light goes on. i can fix the problems if i remove the battery cables and install them back all the problem...
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2006 Cadillac DTS 4.6L turnsignals VIN: 1G6KD57Y16
Hi All, The turn signals on this car start out flashing normally, but then speed up and flash fast as if a bulb were out, yet all the bulbs are working. I had suspected the turn signal flasher/module may be at fault. ALLDATA shows the flasher unit is behind th...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L overdrive VIN: 1G1YY0780G
this is my own car. its like new i almost rplaced everything. i like to have everthing working. this is the 4-3 manual overdrive transmission. i do not understand how it works. the four speed manual works fine its the overdrive thats not working. mitchell dose...
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1997 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22K3V
Thanks ahead of time for any help. The vehicle came in barely running and missing terribly. Would die randomly. Only code in PCM was P0300. First thing was to check coil output and injector pulse. Both were good. Pulled plugs and found #4 plug tip missing and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDM19W6Y
hi all tech. this car came in poor idling.but accelerate is fine no misfire . code p 300 random misfre. check monitor number 3 and 6 misfire. comression ok,no vacumn leak. i had replace evrything and rand out of idea. please help i appreciate. thanks Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L turn signal VIN: 2G1WF52E02
i have a customer with no money,so i want to make sure i get this right.you trun signal lights on left side, the front signal dont work the back works,indicator light flashes fast,like a bad blub.you turn flasher on all 4 lights flash.right side works fine als...
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2002 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Evap & secondary air VIN: 1GCCS14532
This vehicle came in for a smog inspection several weeks ago and it failed for 2 monitors not run. We found the evap monitor and the secondary air monitor were not run. This is a vehicle we service regulary. We sent it out and asked the customer to keep the fu...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GBJK34285
This truck has an extended crank cold and a crank no start when hot. Code 1093 set. Loud knock which goes away under hard accel or when #7 injector is disabled. Also lots of smoke on accel and when #7 injector is disabled the smoke is significantly reduced. Va... Trouble codes: P1093 (Fuel pressure low during enrichment)
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCH1629VX
Hello techs, I have a problem that I'm pulling my hair out and could use your help with. This chevy pick up misfires intermittently on cylinders 2,4, and 8. When looking at misfire graph with the tech 2 it mostly misfires on 8 and 4 most of the time intermitte... Trouble codes: P0300
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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L unknown VIN: 3A4FY58B47
my question is . is there any way to view evap. core with out having to remove dash ? i can not find anything else leaking.
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KC2661X
this truck was running ok, and was involved in a wreck with most of the damage to the bed,the pass side and the front bumper, hit a sign with a lower dent to the bumper.my shop towed it in and removed the bed,and we dont see any reason that it wont run. It cra... Trouble codes: P1689
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2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L Rpm VIN: 2B3HD56U81
Engine Replaced 1 year 2 months ago. No Codes. Complaint RPM increases while driving, sometimes even at stops the RPM will increase. No vac leaks no codes no broken mounts no pinched wires... at a loss.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L No Start VIN: 1GC34857DJ
My customer shut down his truck (no check engine light on) and it refused to restart the next day. We could not hear the fuel pump running. I checked the fuel pump relay and it is ok but the computer is not turning the relay on (grounding it). I can jump it ou...
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2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Front Brakes VIN: ID7HL38X8F
Customer complained of occasional, slight pull to left and shudder upon braking. Found left outer pad worn more than all others. 1 caliper slide was binding, piston freely compressed into caliper. Cleaned and lubed caliper slides and replaced front pads and ro...
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L no start VIN: WD2YD64102
Need HELP, hello guys & gals, we have 2002 freightliner sprinter it was towed in for no start, we have check all fuel pressures as needed, if i install a noid light on one of the injectors it only pulses a couple of times while cranking & then stops pulsating,...
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2005 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D8HB48DX5
any help will be greatly appreciated
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1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X8R
vehicle has an intermmitant no start condition. missing injector pulse and spark when occurs. crank sensor and pig tail were replaced due to bad wave form. problem still occurs. i can't tell on my wiring diagrams if the cam sensor could cause this problem or j...
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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L power VIN: 1FBSS31L5W
I am putting a 94 ford mustang 5.0 motor in a 1978 ford f150, wondering if anyone knows what wires would power up pcm?
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1995 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Transfercase VIN: 1FTCR15U8S
Unable to get the truck to shift into 4WD. When you turn the control button on dash to 4wd the 4wd light will come on the dash but the shift motor never shifts. If I manually power the shift motor to shift to 4wd the gem modules will shift it back to 2wd even ...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UXV
This '97 Taurus 3L got towed in for a no start and/or start and stall condition. I drove it into the shop then it wouldn't restart. During the no start condition I always had sufficient spark, inj pulse & proper fuel pressure 35psi. I thought "how come its not... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl.2 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl.3 Misfire), P1408 (EGR Flow Out of Range)
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1999 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L transfer case VIN: 1FTRX18L7X
t.case will not shift into 4lo. 2hi to 4hi works fine.no codes stored. i can get 4lo by grounding the br.w. wire at the relay but the gem locks down. turn off the key and it will return to shifting 2hi to 4hi. pids on solis show boo, neut. safety working and g...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR14V9Y
Any help on this would be great. Vehicle came in with a crank no start, plugs were extremely fuel fouled. Removed plugs, cleaned and vehicle started. Two cyls. Were misfiring due to no spark, replaced coil pack. Truck ran smooth after that. Also replaced fuel ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FTYR14VXY
we found that the pats module was damaged and replaced, had locksmith reprogram keys, this required two atempts as the customer had damaged wiring terminals in several connectors trying to diagnose it himself, we now have it turning over, and ignition is firin...
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44U92
Hey guys. I need some help on this one. It came in with a complaint of lack of power. I verified it and it has a bad misfire. I checked the cylinder contribution test on my modis and it shows cylinders 4,5, and 6 missing all the time only @ idle. Misfire goes ...
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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX17W02
We have no PCM communication. But we can communicate with all other modules. The theft light is flashing quickly.Odometer is all dashes instead of numbers. No 5 volt ref. on sensors. Theft module indicates 3 keys programmed and 1 remote. Will the PCM communic... Trouble codes: U1262 (No Communication ISO), J1850 (Network Com)
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Intake Crossover VIN: 2FAFP71W53
This is the newer style plastic intake with metal water crossover. It is leaking at the gasket between metal crossover and plastic part of intake at the t-stat housing. Ford dealer says there is no servicable gasket for this. Have to buy intake. Just to clarif...
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2006 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N16
I am work restoring old mustang and am out of the computer loop, this focus has a rough idle and died twice check engine light is on hooked the modis to it w/K-17 key and no communication, then tried global w/K-20 and still nothing all fuses are good. What nex...
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1986 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHMAH5327G
We have here a civic that stalls if you accelerate. Fuel pressure 2.5 lbs and volume filled most of a sobe bottle pretty quick. Rebuilt carb. , though I wonder if I missed cleaning a port that would cause this problem. I made a video that is on youtube so you ...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5634T
Car came to me and the man said the every once and a while it would act like it was running out of gas. I drove it and never got it to do it. He came back with the same problem, so i put on a new fuel filter but yet still the same thing so i put on a new main ...
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2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Electric Window VIN: 1HGCG56681
Imedietly following replacement of passenger side outside power mirror, Passenger window would not operate up or down from either driver or passenger window switch. All other windows operate normally. Checked harness connectors on passenger door and checked fo...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Center Diff Fluid Fill VIN: SAJEB51D32
Hello overyeone. I am a little worried here; I want to ask the masses to be more sure about this. I have an 2002 X-type here that I a want to fill with OEM Jag fluid. Mitchell says that there is a fill plug on top of the differential. I can feel there is a ven...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L rr window VIN: SAJEB52D14
Right Rear window will not go up, removed motor, motor works fine, but will only rotate so the window goes down, if you push the switch, rr door or driver door switch to go up, it still goes down, tried with a new motor same thing... anyone seen this before......
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58J72
vehicle will start and immediately dies like key was turned off.Codes found were for no BUS from instrument cluster and body control module. Found 10A fuse #22 under dash blown. Replaced and vehicle ran. Instrument cluster totally inop. Disconnected battery to... Trouble codes: P1686, P1687, P0325, P0442, P0455, P1282
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2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALTR16423
Hello Land Rover land! I've got a good one for ya! 2003 Disco HSE7/4.6L Brought to us from a local repair facility that replaced head gaskets due to a squeaking noise while engine is idling (loss of compression through head gaskets?). Anyway, after the repair ...
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1999 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L brake lights VIN: 1MDAC639EY
i ahve this mazda in the shop for no rear brake lights i checked the swicth its good the fuse is good i have no power going to the switch i remember somewhere that some get the powwer from the turn signal swicth but the wiring diagram on alldata does not show ...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Starting VIN: 1VYGF22C41
thanks in advance. this mazda most times will not start. no codes present, car lot car. i have asked for another key and they dont have one. data shows fuel sys bank 2 disabled. security light not on or flashing. i suspect security system. does anybody know ho...
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22572
2.0L mazda protege misfire P0300 random, while driving the vehicles does not jerk backfire or do any normal misfire tactics, nor at idle with brake on and in gear accel pedal to floor no misfire from engine. the code reappears while driving, but no noticeable ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0421
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2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L transmission VIN: 1YVHP84C25
Vehicle stays in 3rd gear. Found codes U0101 loss of communication with tcm, U0155 loss of communication with instrument cluster. Transmission will start out in first when codes are cleared, but will jump into third gear as soon as the thottle is touched. stay...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L Abc Pressure Line VIN: WDBPJ78J12
Had a customer test drive vehicle over the weekend upper abc oring blew out which had blown out a couple times before. Am I looking at replacing that hose/bracket? Any advice would be appreciated.
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1982 Mercury Capri 4.2L clutch VIN: 1MEBP67FXC
Hello techs, I just got the flywheel resurfaced and put on a new clutch set. Now the car makes a knocking sound at idle seems to be coming from bell housing area. when the knocking increases it cuts off the engine at idle. Everything was torqued properly. Anyo...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L vibration VIN: 2MEM75W0YX
Good day every one! Have this vibration in the drive line of this classic Grand Marquis. There is a bad vibration at 100km and still gets worst as speed increases. Wish customer would go away lol. Been thinking standing and looking for something to give me an ...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L ABS Control module VIN: WMWRC33482
Car was brought in with multiple problems on lights blinking and instrument cluster not working correctly. Tested the car, find multiple CAN communication problems, Tested the ABS system, found the ABS control module bad. Replace ABS control module, tried to p...
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2004 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D34
Vehicle came in with complaint of crank/no start, scanned with no codes, found b1s1 not going above .61, tried to get it to change with propane and vac leak, no change. Replace o2 b1s1 and ckp( from experience with nissans), spark plugs and induction service (...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L trunk lock VIN: 1N4BA41E96
When you press the trunk release you only get about 6 to 8 v at the trunk lock from what I can see from the wiring diagrams seems to be a bad bcm,has anyone seen this before. wiring seems good no problems there.
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1997 Porsche 911 Targa 3.6L Ride height VIN: WP0DA2995V
I need the factory ride height specs. We have replaced the front strutts with Bilsteins and it is off from one side to the other. BTW this is a manual transmission car. IATN defaults to an automatic
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2988Y
this vehicle has codes p1128 and p1130 which from what i gather are lean codes (?). but my fuel trim at idle suggests more of a rich concern. are these normal readings at idle for this motor? (when hitting the throttle the fuel trim readings head back toward n... Trouble codes: P1128, P1130
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Cuts out VIN: 4TAUN73C3S
Hello , I have this truck that cuts out on acceleration and sometimes at cruise, will start up and idle fine. customer changed alot of parts but it still cuts out like the ignition shut off for a second. I have scoped the cam, crank, ignitor, tps and all patte...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L cam shafts VIN: 4TAWN72N2W
I would like to know if the timing marks for the right camshafts are the single dots or the two dots on removing the camshafts it was on the single dot however mitchel says it should be the two dots but that puts my timing belt gear 180 out
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2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L seals leaking at trans VIN: JTEHD20V35
2004 rav4 where right front axle come out of transmission leaking out of the little hole on that side. what kind of job is this to fix?
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1989 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L heater core VIN: WVWRB01G2K
Doing a heater core, have lower dash screws out but can't find what's holding the dash in up near windsheild. All visible screws have been removed.How is this dash fastened. Mitchell does not show mounting screw/bolt placement. Thankyou.
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L power windows VIN: WVWGC21J3Y
The power windows, power sunroof and interior courtesy lights are inop. All fuses are good including the power window circuit breaker. In the wiring diagram I have from Mitchell it shows that all these items run circuits through the central convenience module....
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSF29M8Y
Came in with a broken timing belt. Replaced cylinder head due to damage when belt broke. Replaced timing belt and waterpump. Vehicle ran great then suddenly wouldn't start. Checked and found injector pump timing had changed to the retarted side. Advanced timin...
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2004 Volkswagen TRANSPORTER 2.5L water pump VIN: WV1ZZZ7HZ4
Here's a good one... We took in a European model volkswagen, not sold in the US. Its a transporter T5, 5 cylinder diesel. No idea of engine size. This vehicle is leaking coolant into the oil. Head gasket tests good, both using gas analyzer and chemical. Owner ...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L Trans VIN: YV1R561R21
This car came to me w a problem it drives just fine but when you are out on the highway it does fine till you try to kick in the passing gear then the motor will rev up to around 4500 but the car wil gain speed very slowly i was thinking it was the trans but i...
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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L Heater air Mix door VIN: JH4DC54862
Sorry for the delay in getting back, i was waiting for the customer to decide that they were going to do. i came to the conclusion that the blend door is jammed and its causing the blend door motor to go as far as it can and then keep going when the door hit...
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2008 Audi A6 3.2L Mmi VIN: WAUDH74F58
Thanks to all that replied, I decided to go for the switch assembly (control panel) first since they never work and have power and ground. That took care of all the issues, MMI is now working properly. I don't know why this was taking down the MOST bus, as con...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: G1JC5246W7
The 98 cavalier starts and runs but still showes a map sensor code. After testing all circuits I have concluded a computor failure. The customer did not want to put any more money in this car, opted to drive it until it would not run agin and then junk the car Trouble codes: P0107.
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GNEC13R6X
UNFORTUNATELY,the customer has decided not to repair this veh, at least not right now, we recieved several excellent sugestions, however, the majority of them involved replacing the sending unit, we feel that that possibility was eliminated by the installation...
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1999 Chevrolet P30 7.4L No Start
thanks for the help guys the fuel pump hose in the tank came off the upper clamp was not clamped all the way so when i started it up the next morning it built up presure and blew off from now on i am checking those clamps to be sure they are tight also gm does...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LT 6.0L tires VIN: 1GCGC29U1Y
Received many good replies about this problem. I feel the best was from Frank [...] (see first reply). It is not and alignment issue because tire wear is equal with both rear tires and the feathered edge is parallel with the front wheels not at an angle as if...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 8.1L No Start VIN: 3GNGC26G82
well we pulled tank found 2 wires burned up at top of pump- purple & grey ,plug on pump was not burned replaced it any way new pump in truck now runs good thanks for all your help guys !!!
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Readiness Monitors VIN: 2GCEK19V94
Thanks for all the help that I received. The vehicle was fixed with the replacement of the ECM. The drive cycles completed on the drive back from the dealership which the vehicle had to go to for reprograming of the replacement ECM.
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2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WF52KS5
Suspect pcm problem, customer declined repair. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: B2964 (Key in Ignition Circuit High).
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7KU28D03
well ..learned something on this one ... keep it simple ..the code was for an 02 sensor ... replaced it and wella it ran fine no hesitation no stumble ... it was not ness. to replace the ecm ... but it was helpfull to learn that this truck has two t.p.s. s and...
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57P93
FIXED - Replaced the injector module - reprogram and started right up. Thanks for all the quick help. Trouble codes: P0282, P0279, P0276, P0273, P0270, P0267.
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L no communication VIN: 1FTSW31P23
Vehicle has been on the road for a little over a week now with no issues. Smoke and fuel in the tail pipe cleaned up after about 30-40 miles. Truck runs good. So to sum this up the communication issue was at the DLC, as some of you suggested. (Spread Termin...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Misfire VIN: IFTSW20P05
Well as everybody suggested the injector replacement was pretty much straightforward removed the valve cover , removed the high pressure oil rail and removed the injector . We also replaced the dummy plug with the updated one ( teflon seals ).The miss is gone.... Trouble codes: P0272 (injector 4 cylinder contribution balance).
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XLT 5.4L steering VIN: 1FBNE31L25
First of all I'd like to thank everyone again for their advise. What I ended up doing on this vehicle was to replace the radius arm bushings (even though the old ones didn't look bad) Adjust caster to 4.02 left and 4.92 right. and set tire pressure to 45 fron...
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2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14585
Thanks to all who took the time to throw some ideas at me. I removed the #1 and#6 plugs on my way to measuring for a bent rod with a piston stop. But before I did this I used a pressure transducer to do a running compression test. Now I had 200psi in cyl 1 on ... Trouble codes: P0301 (1 Missfire).
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2000 Honda S2000 2.0L Hesitation VIN: JHMAP1141Y
ok guys first off all the pid values were correct all this i do check fuel press. was at 45 been in this biss far to long to miss that we replaced injectors due to fuel leaking i even went as far as putting another set in no change i put the old set back in an...
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L cooling fan VIN: JNKCV51E04
Sorry for the late posting, I thought I closed this one. Due to some crazy circumstances there were two people working on this car, and they both put oil in the a/c system. Flushed everything and poured out the compressor to start over. Worked like a charm.
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1995 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ27S1S
Thanks guys ive narrowed down and im sure the ECM is the Problem. Im still waiting for the owner to give the green light to repair it.
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22272
Replaced Upper Intake. Found Variable inlet valve Motor Broken And Was Leaking Vaccum. Trouble codes: P1470 (Variable inlet valve motor bank 1 short to grd), P1472 (Variable inlet valve motor bank 1 short to grd), P1477 (Variable inlet valve bank 2 output open ciruit), P0171 (Lambo regulator bank 1).
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2000 Mazda MPV ES 2.5L Readines Indicators VIN: JM3LW28G1Y
I wish I had the go-ahead to persue this one but my customer has called it quits. He visited the Mazda dealer who gave him an estimate to replace a catalytic convetor, two oxygen sensor sensors, and an electronic fuel pressure regulator assy. I think that scar...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L Right front VIN: 152836458H
Sent to dealer. They say strut, leveling valve, accumulator, and ads computer. I could have guessed that!!
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Ride VIN: WDBGA76EOS
Hey guys thanks for all the help. I replaced the accumulators all everyone said and all is well. Thanks again.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Tail gate lock VIN: WDBRH61J73
Thanks to the 3 that sent info. I have not fixed this car but I finally got it back and replaced the rear sam but it didn't fix it. The open and close lock relays click whe unlocking and locking the doors. The wires at the lock motor read as follows: brown is ...
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2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Radiator Fan VIN: WMWRE334X2
Thanks to all who responded. Most of you suggested replacing the fan motor. This made more sense to me once I found out that the fan motor is sold with the controller. The controller is mounted on the fan shroud and almost impossible to see unless you know jus...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y51
after driving truck many times found that if I started truck and headed right out for a drive and could reace 40-50mph without idle time it would start to surge and smoke black from tailpipe once slowed down it would idle poor and tapping on MAF would stall en... Trouble codes: P0100 (Maf sensor circuit).
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2004 Nissan Quest S 3.5L fuel, turn signals, transmision VIN: 5N1BV28U94
Would like to thank all for help. I am assuming this is fixed as it seems to be but with intermitants like this only time will tell. One person suggested tightening screws on circuit board. There were only 2. What I did was pull the IP cluster out & comletely ...
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2005 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L suspension VIN: 5N1BV28UX5
Thank you everyone for all the help fixing this noise! Tim from Illinois and Robert from Pennsylvania thanks for the help you were both right. It ended up being the lower control arm bushing in the rear of the control arm on the left front of vehicle. It looks...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Power Steering VIN: 1G2WP12K9X
I replaced the rack and pinion again and tried some of the bleeding methods listed here. The power steering works well, but whines a little. I will drive the car for a few cars to hopefully bleed the rest of the sir out of the system.
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1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Alt Light VIN: JT3HT05J1X
THIS ONE IS FIXED, FOUND A BAD WIRE FROM THE 7 1/2 FUSE AT BATTERY TO ALT WAS BAD, DIDN'T FIND IT TILL WAS GOING TO PUT ON A NEW HARNESS FOR THE THREE WIRE CONNECTOR, REMOVED OUTER SLEEVE OVER WIRES AND FOUND THE BAD SPOT. THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. TILL THE ...
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2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Batt. lite on VIN: 5TDBT48AX4
Well I'm happy and more important so is the customer. Thanks to all that replied especially Raymond from N.Y; you hit the nail on the head. The backup field is what fooled us. Repairing the connection at harness ED1 solved the problem. Thanks again, Tom
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1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: WVWBC81E6S
Thanks to all that responded. At first I used a aftermarket scan tool to try to communicate via global OBDII. That was the reason for my lack of communication. I was a little hesitant because of the aftermarket radio. After checking the wires to the DLC I con...
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2003 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2ZZZ70Z3
The problem was a stretched upper timing chain. I removed inlet and rockercover and fitted cam locking plate and found crank out about 30mm. Removed gearbox and both rear timing covers and found bottom chain like new and top chain out a mile, replace chain and... Trouble codes: 17748 (Cam sensor incorrect correlation), 17755 (Cam sensor 2 incorrect correlation).
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1999 Volvo C70 2.3L see below VIN: YV1NC53D0X
Hey Gang...thanx for the help, but we could not wrap this one up. Due to the intermittemed nature of the problem the customer is not ready to spend money on educated guess work...I'm sure he'll be back. - Bernie Trouble codes: P0455 (Large EVAP Leak).
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