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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML64B03
Vehicle towed in no start, found battery had 51cca. Installed new battery, upon start up engine had noise, appears to come from inside the intake. After the chain tensioners and valve cover gaskets, no codes but cam crank correlation and misfire p0300-p0303 pu... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301, P0302, P0303
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1993 BMW 320i 2.0L Hesitation
Hi all! I need a help with this one This BMW siemens systerm lost power on acceleration.No fault codes present. I checked cam and crank sensor on lab scope. Cam sensor had problem with wiring and crank sensor had signal only on one wire because so i changed-em...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8324W
ok bmw ppl got this dumped on me 98 740 il engine light on codes po130,po136,po156, po170 and as always customer does not want to spend a whole lot of money told cust about the prob and says he already did o2 sensors twice and the cats and says hes spend alot ... Trouble codes: P0130, P0156, P0136, P0170
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2000 Buick Century Limited 3.1L No Heat VIN: 2G4WS52J7Y
I got 130 temp in and out heater hose.I can see temp servo move back and forth.I have just a little heat when not running blower,as soon as I turn blower on heat goes away fast.I can still see heat of 130 in and out heater hose at firewall after warm up,still ...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L door locks
01 lesabre with an intermittant no start. will not crank,radio inop door locks wont work,various lights on dash illuminate.unknown driver is displayed on dash. tried multiple keys to no avail.car will start only after sitting for awhile and i will hear the doo...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Brake Fluid level sensor VIN: 1G6KD54Y3W
Okay so I have the above mentioned vehicle in the shop for an intermittent service brake fliud level switch. originally the vehicle came in with the light on all the time and we found the float sticking to the bottom of the master. We replaced the master (with...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2B3HD56F75
has miss only at idle.raise rpms up a tiny notch and cyl starts firing engine smooths out.engine has no problem w/starting and running.runs great.third cyl on driver side bank.u can hear spark jumping & noid lite is blinking while idling Trouble codes: N0NE
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6LB31Z9Y
well this ones got me vehicle came in overheated found combustion in coolant replaced one head and had other resurfaced put back togeather and would not start tested had all powers and gounds to computer but was not grounding asd relay and no comm. with scanne...
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP25302
Vehicle came in with a head gasket leak. We sent heads to machine shop where they milled and vacuum tested the heads. We replaced the gaskets, and due to the misfires in cylinders 1 and 5, we have replaced all spark plugs, ignition wires, and coil. Where do we... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire), P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire)
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23C82
Truck stalled while driving. No fuel pressure at line to injection pump. Transfer pump update has been performed so pump is in tank. Transfer pump and engine will run when pump is powered through test light. Power to pump is pulsing when engine cranks over and...
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2003 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L no cruise activation VIN: 1D4HR48ZX3
cruise will not activate. origanally found broken vacum line and check valve installed backwards. repaired and still no cruise. checked codes. found none. checked command state of switches and is good after finding no signal to switches and replacing of comput...
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2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L chatter, harsh shifts VIN: 2D8FV48V35
Hello everybody, This transmission started off with a convertor chatter. We flushed the trans with ATF+4 per TSB. this did not seem 2 help ,it actually made it worse.We decided 2 remove the trans.We went through the trans,we found that the overdrive clutches w...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7LS38C75
This truck will idle fine all day in the shop. under a load, it will start to cut out then die. It looses communication and will not start until communications resumes. I have unplugged all 5v sensors to no avail, the powers and grounds. It may be 1 second lat...
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2009 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SXT 5.7L traler brakes VIN: 3D6WS26T59
no power to traler brakes everthing else works.the bed was replaced with a utility bed when new.they installed a plug and hooked all the wires up except wires for brakes had been cut and taped.there two wires one is dark green and one is white/green.i get no v...
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1984 Ford Mustang L 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FABP2837E
car will start and idle fine. I can snap the throttle and rpm will jump up just fine. I go to drive the car and it will hesitate real bad and will stall. I checking ignition timing and was right at 10 degrees BTDC, ect was at 195 degrees, intake vacuum was at ... Trouble codes: 42 (Ego rich bank 1)
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W7R
bank 1 runs rich Lt trim max - St -, swaped pos1 o2s,still rich. New plugs and wires checked and rechecked firing order,injectors seem to drop and resistance all the same injectors 1 & 2 new, swaped 3&4 with 5&6, still rich inspect plugs 1&2 black 3&4 clean. S... Trouble codes: P0172
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3FELF47FXV
Truck came in with a power problem rev's up fine to 2200 then from 2200 to 2900 it smokes vary badly and hesitates then from 2900 on it rev's up fast. Has good hpop pressure 625 IDLE 2495 WOT. Tested exhaust back pressure tube had a little carbon but not clogg... Trouble codes: P1272 (Cyl 2 high to low side open), P1293 (High side open bank one right), P1294 (High side open bank two left), P0196 (Engine oil temp sensor circut)
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Lifter type noise VIN: 1FTNS24L9Y
Another shop installed a remanufactured motor and intake manifold about 6 months ago and motor seemed to have a tap. Customer returned it to the shop and got the run-around and tech said there was nothing wrong with the motor and called it injector noise. Vehi...
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2003 Ford E-350 5.4L speed control VIN: 1FBSS31L63
thanks in advance for any tips that might help, this van belongs to my church and i am a regular driver, it has an intermitant cruise control problem that works ok for me almost all of the time but almost never for other drivers, i cannot duplicate this proble...
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L headlights & speedometer VIN: 2FMZA51413
Need some help with this Windstar, Headlight and tail lights stay on all the time, key on or off the only way to turn them off is to disconect the battery or the FEM, the odometer is --- no tach or speedo all warning light are on. At times the headlights and t...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L tpms VIN: 1FMYU96H46
Have quite a few 06 escape hybrids in our fleet and lately (2 in the past week) after and dead battery we get a "tire monitor fault" message displayed in the cluster. We can relearn all the tire sensors no problem(get a horn chirp at each tire) but message rem...
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1996 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GDFG15R7T
Fuel gauge fluctuates when driving, stays steady when at standstill. Checked resistence while driving and it does move a bit, there are no baffles in the fuel tank and this vehicle is supposed to have a delay in the fuel gauge for the slosh. We were told that ...
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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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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L no power, bogs VIN: KM85B12B74
Vehicle came in with complaint of ping on accel when warm,engine loss of power. Scan, no codes at time. On test drive felt no power, wouldnt upshift unless you let off throttle. Felt like cat plugged. Pulled cat,OE allows inside to come out, honeycomb was brok...
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2009 Infiniti FX50 5.0L tilt steering VIN: JNRBS18W79
Electric tilt steering is not working. While trying to use both up and down and telescopic adjusts column will not move and it is possible to hear gears "sliding" sound. I would like to know if is it a known problem. Is there separate parts available (motor, ...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S54
This Jeep has a reoccuring P0031. It came to me with two new upstream 02 sensors. After scoping the circuits I recommended a pcm and new 02 sensor. Customer declined repairs at that time. Two months later they decided to fix it. I don`t remember why I recommen... Trouble codes: P0031 (B1S1 Heater circuit low)
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2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48525
Hello all, Quality information seems to be a bit scarce for this vehicle. So far I have graphed PIDs for desired boost, actual boost, desired fuel pressure, actual fuel pressure, and MAF. At times the boost seems lower than the commanded value and other times... Trouble codes: P0234 (overboost)
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Unknown VIN: SALTY12411
This Discovery has a sound like a bad wheel bearing, It is worse when truning right and goes away when truning left it also does it when going stright after about 30mph. It has new front driveshaft and new front wheel bearings, nothing has made any differance ...
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2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L Stall VIN: JTHBF30G43
This is a drive by wire throttle. Before to coming to me. Customer had a blue tooth installed and while configuring it the battery went low, 7 year old battery. Says cranked slowly but did start. Ran normaly and did idle properly. A day later he went to have ...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Unknown VIN: ILNHM87A61
This vehicle has a hesitation/misfire felt under slight load between 40-50 mph. This is usually only felt going up a slight grade. Scanned the computer for codes and found no codes in either engine or transmission computer. This is the second Lincoln LS in the...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L hard steering VIN: 5LMFU27R03
has hard steering replaced rack and pump check suspension for binding its ok
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1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0L Stall VIN: 1YVGE31A5P
Car will start fine,but will instantly stall unless you get the rpms over about 2500) like i said checked fuel pressure and it is around 40-45 psi. Cleaned throttle body (it was nasty). Car runs great once you get the rpms up. Any help would be wonderful.
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2000 Mazda Miata LS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1NB353XY
Well were stumped on this one-this one came in with a hesitation fault when taking off-it wont get out of its own way-unless u rev it up to about 4,000 rpm and dump the clutch-then it will move-its been to about 3 other shops and they all gave up-but i don't w...
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2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Charging VIN: 1YVFP80C34
Customer bruoght me this car for not charging, it has a new battery. We load tested the battery witch check out so we checked the charging system ( the battery light and check engine light is on for code "p2503 charging system voltage low". All fuses are in pl...
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2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L oil VIN: 1YVHP84C35
need help on this mazda 6. has a high oil consumption between oil changes. the last oil change was 1000 miles over but oil was 3 1/2 qts low. came back now for oil change and its low again and was topped of per costumer. no signs of leaks externally and dont s...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L starter VIN: WDBEA30D9N
Have a no crank condition. I suspect the K38 starter lock-out relay but for the life of me I cannot find it to try shorting the 30 and 87 pins to bypass it. I know it is supposed to be an easy to see small silver 5-pin relay easily accessible with cluster pull...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L rear shock leaking VIN: WDBSK75F33
2003 mbz sl500 new body style.leaking rear strut.Hello group,have this 03 sl 500 with ABC light on,cked system found hydralic fluid low,cked cause and found right rear strut leaking,do not have very good scan tool,(auto boss) is available ,can get access to st...
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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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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4A3AA46G02
The question is simple , Is the 4 cyl. engine an inteference engine? The belt is broke and the budget is small.Conflicting and confusing is all I have been able to find , please help.
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1993 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G3HY53L9P
I dire need of help!! I have an olds 88 with a 3.8, that has a hard misfire on cylinder 1. I have changed the coil, the plugs, the wires, swapped the injectors, all with no change. I checked compression and it reaches 155 psi and holds. The fuel pressure is a ...
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1994 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G2FV22P6R
Alright guys I need a little help here. I have this Firebird that was brought into shop 2 weeks ago for a transmission issue. We rebuilt the the tranny and it works fine. Noticed some misfires occuring on test drive so we asked customer if they would like us t...
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2000 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EH45G2Y
Car came in on the hook with a no start condition. Battery strong, starter cranks fine. Security blinks twice and goes out with key on and cranking. Noticed though that check engine light doesn't illuminate immediately with key on but comes on short time later...
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2005 Subaru Outback XT Limited 2.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4S4BP67C15
Hello Fellow Techs, I have this outback turbo here that isn't performing properly. The customer has just purchased this car. The complaint is that it does not accelerate smoothly. While driving at any speed above 45MPH while the torque converter is locked, if...
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2008 Subaru Tribeca 3.6L Timing VIN: 4S4WX92D98
This Vehicle Came In the shop with a broken timing chain on bank 2 and had 2 bent valves replaced valves and timing chain seem to idle ok but did not not rev up well then check engine started flashing codes P0302 P0304 P0306 P0018 Took Timing Cover Back off Ve...
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Starter VIN: JT2SK12E6N
We tested the starter and it worked when vtge. was brought directly to the solenoid operating terminal. Next, vtge. was checked at the wire that came to the operating terminal. It was present some of the time and absent others. I noted that, when no vtge. was ...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Starter VIN: 4TAVL52N0W
The starter cranks all the time with the key on
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2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L Vsc VIN: JTEEP21A45
Vehicle came in with VSC, ABS, TPMS, and Brake lights on. All System Scan of the vehicle showed codes C1223 - malfunction in ABS module C1249 - open circuit in stop light switch I ran all codes through identifix. First test proformed was hotline archive #2297...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 1-2 Shift VIN: 3VWSP29M12
Need a lttle help from the VW guys out there!! The trans in this Jetta shifts absolutly perfect on the highway and for the first 10-20 miles. But then when driving in town stop and go the 1-2 shift will slide bump with a hard bang at end of shift (harsh 1-2 fo...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWST81K86
-No check engine light, scanned all controlles w/ VAG for faults, found only one / history: -Visually inspected intake for carbon build up, none found -The problem is extremely intermittent, drove vehicle for 100 miles, happened twice, both while coming to a s... Trouble codes: 00083, P0341
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2006 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Belt VIN: JH4DC53056
Thanks to all who replied. I am not sure what the customer screwed up. But some of you guys suggested I put on a smaller belt. The only belt I found that was an inch shorter than the factory belt was a Goodyear gator-back #4070670. It worked.
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2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L headlights VIN: 5UXFB53556
Thanks to all who replied. The customer chose to take the car to the dealer, unfortunatly. I checked the harness, per the TSB, but found nothing. And since they worked most of the time, I doubt the module needed coding. The customer said he would let me kn...
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Service Suspension Light Comes On VIN: 1G6KY5495W
I kinda got lucky on this one! we just happened to have another 1998 cad seville sts pull in for service and swapped the cvrss module it took care of problem! But before that I had ordered a used one anyway. I did what you members recommended checked all wires...
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2002 Checker TAHOE 5.3L Abs, On Star VIN: 1GNEK13Z22
well thank you to all that helped. this was a case of taking the customer diag at face value, the rear view mirror was inop, installed new mirror and it worked fine sepreate from the abs/on star. there is not a way to disable the on star and it is the old anal...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L MIL Lamp on
THANKS EVERYONE!!! sometimes we all over think a simple solution and put trust in the dealer(programming/flashing)when frustrated. Van from hell is FIXED and gone thanks to some level headed iatn members. P0325 is ALWAYS the knock module in the pcm!!! I checke... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor 1 problem).
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R6X
Looks like by using scanner and getting 0 reading it took care of it. Simple fix with right info. Thanks al Trouble codes: P1345 (camshaft to crankshaft position correlation fault.).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14V0I
This Vehicle was exhibiting two issues at once. I first removed & replaced the Intake gasket. The Cylinder # 8 Misfire cleared up but the # 6 misfire was as strong as ever. I removed and replaced the #6 fuel injector and cleaned out the fuel rail. I believe th... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Multiple Mis-Fire Detected), P0404 (Egr A Control Circuit Range/Performance), P0405 (Egr Sensor A Circuit Low).
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LT 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDX03E73
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one, it is fixed. The bulk suspected a theft problem and a couple said to zero in on the cam sensor. What i found was this. When the engine would not start, i would give the intake a healthy shot of brake clean... Trouble codes: P1189 (Oil pressure sensor failure).
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L all modules VIN: 1GNDX03EX4
First of all, thank you to all that took the time to read my request and offer your help. I was fairly sure that I wasnt dealing with an actual PCM issue since the vehicle would start and run if the starter was jumpered. What essentially happened is that...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Cruise Control VIN: 2G1WF55K84
General consensus is the Impala is already wired for cruise. The servo/computer & switches put it in the $$$ catagory. Used/boneyard parts is an option. Guess the old "brick on the gas pedal" method will have to do for now. Thanks to all for your help.
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S75
Thank's to all that took the time to respond. What I found was no power on terminal 30 at the relay which is supposed to be hot at all times. I opened up the UHEC and found the 60 amp fuse that powers the cicuit was in the wrong place, it was in the cavity to ... Trouble codes: P0410.
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2008 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L radio- window VIN: 1GNDV33W38
Thanks guys for the info,we have not fixed yet due to financial problem.We did put power to the switch from the window and it works fine so we have to pull a wire to the switch,the radio lost power but also it fried the radio so it needs a radio and wiring rep...
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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L blower/controlhead VIN: 2C3EL56T7R
I received a new HVAC control head today and installed it. System works as designed now. Thank you for the help. It's nice to bounce ideas off others who have delt with similar problems.
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2D4GP44R83
thanks for all the replies, yes the pcm needed to be reprogrammed, had one local mobile diagnostic tech who had chrysler scanner to reprogram.
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2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L No Start VIN: WD0BE84578
Hi Guy's, we have fixed this diesel,the glow plugs where working fine,this is a 3.0 and I think the US thus not have this version.The glow plug controler on this engine mounted on the front of the engine,Anyway we found out that some how the fuel was running b...
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1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo 2.3L Electrical VIN: 1FABP64T6J
THANKS GUYS FOR YOUR INPUT. I ENDED UP LEAVING THE ORANGE WIRE FOR THE AUTO DIMMER UNPLUGGED FROM THE BACK OF THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH,THIS FIXED THE DRAW. THE CUSTOMER DIDNT WANT TO SPEND ANY MORE MONEY ON THIS VEH. HE WILL JUST TURN ON THE HEADLIGHTS MANUALLY FR...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Hesitation, backfire VIN: 1FALP52U3V
The end fix so far seems to be a new wireset. The old set had about 6k resistance and replaced with 1k new wires. Had also replaced tps with no change in readings. Problem seemed to become stronger as fuel level dropped and really bad with the last 1/8-1/16 of...
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1998 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18L4W
Ok Guy's this one is fixed and my suspesions were right, thanks for the info on the baro readings, Original maf was flipping around different readings, first time checked was 144, later 146 and eventually 150 at 150 I noted total fuel trims were actually getti... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2).
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L wiring harness VIN: 1FMNU42S1Y
sorry I havn't closed this yet truck is still sitting in the shop got 1 wiring harness used no where near close still waiting for a replacement. thanks for the help
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2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FMCU92Z76
Hello group: Strap on your reading glasses, this is going to be good. I received 5 replies to my help request. Terry said a flex plate, Bill sais flex plate or chain, James agreed on the flex plate and bert said it might be the IMRC. Scott said to be careful ...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 2HKRL1864X
Thank you everyone. Most of the replies were the ignition switch. I removed the lower cover and started the vehicle. Wiggled the harness to the switch and the vehicle died right away and would not start. Wiggled some more and the vehicle starts. Ordered a new ...
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2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HKFL18993
Due to the intermittent nature of this problem and the fact that the customer lives quite a distance from my shop, we have not yet had this vehicle back to attempt to fix it. I am leaning toward the C.V. joint as being the problem, but because it is so minor a...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Transmission? VIN: 5FNRL18084
Thanx for the help. Several of you told about the switch on the dash. A friend with a tranny shop told me on the last vehicle I referred to that you just can't run newer cars on the lift - I knew there had to be a way. I wanted to run it to see if the noise...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Center Diff Fluid Fill VIN: SAJEB51D32
Well thanks everyone for all the replies. Many said to fill it through the hole in the side and even tip the car from the left side. Others said that you have to remove the transfer case to fill it, because I agree, that it is impossible to get to the fill ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L abs VIN: SAJEA53C42
After extensive testing with no success, I determined that the abs module must have a problem so I sent it out for remanufacturing to BBA Remanufacturing co., They found two broken solder joints in the module. I reinstalled the module and all is well. I do wan...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, VIN: 1J4FX78S5T
ok thanks to all that replied . I installed a factory crank sensor. the truck has not stalled since I am keeping my fingers crossed.
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2001 Kia Magentis 2.4L Belt Squeel VIN: KNAGD126X1
Thanks to all who gave their help. I took the advice of Wayne from Washington and tightened the belt to a point where I would have thought it would be to tight. It has been 3 weeks and still quiet. Time will tell but it seems ok for now.
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2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L c1223 c1225 VIN: JTHBD19202
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. This one was a weird one that required me to really interview the customer about the events surrounding the problem. The customer stated that they rarely drive this car and it sits for quite extended period...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Instrument cluster VIN: 1LNLM82W8S
Thanks for being patient and for all your help, this car was not a high priority and the shop has been really busy. So it got shuffled to the side for several weeks. The root source of the problem ended up being shorted wiring coming from above the headliner g...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Cam Shaft VIN: WDBDA28D1N
Thanks to all that replied. Thanks to steve from Florida for the added info it is much apprieciated. Timing chain tensioner installation is the issue. This site is very helpful and thanks to all of you it works!!!
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L sos, teleaid VIN: WDBKK49F13
Only 1 reply on this & they said it had to go to the dealer. Thanks!
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGCB65E46
Found it with the smoke. We had a small leak in one of the pcv hoses. Keep it simple right. Thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P2189, P0745, P0749, P2091, P2095.
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Heater box VIN: 4A4MN21S54
I had to wait a while to close,the vehicle went on a long trip,The a/c drain can be accessed from the firewall side,but there is a tsb about pulling the hvac box out and cleaning out evaporator insulation,so thats what we did.it's not that bad a job.
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2004 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D34
Thanks all, went with a complete fuel module ( like chip said, twenty dollars more than tsb fix)as suggested by most due to problems with starting, fuel gauge acting up and no residual pressure. Retested after install and fuel pressure held firm after engine s...
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6850W
We found the problem! Reinstalled the timing belt and noticed that the exhaust cam sprocket on cylinder head 2 would wobble a little. Pulled everything off and found that the spot on the camshaft where the sprocket's dowel pin had to line up with was slightly ... Trouble codes: P0325.
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1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Surge VIN: JT711UJ800
Thanks to all who replied, after many more road tests with no fault found we decided to put a new distributor cap and rotor button as was showing minor wear. Maf sensor was also cleaned as sugested by Jimmy (Thanks).Road tested vehicle with owner on hill that ...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSF29M8Y
The customer decided to take the vehicle to the dealership for continued diagnosis. So I may never know what happened with it. Thanks to everyone that replied.
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