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1992 Cadillac DeVille Touring 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, sudden timing retard VIN: 1G6CT53B1N
This car runs fine for a few minuites and then retards the timing and also loses consistant spark ( timing light flashes randomly when trying to follow advance curve.)It runs poorly backfiring and spiting back through the intake. PLEASE HELP! :~O
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2005 Chevrolet Epica LT 2.5L Stall VIN: KL1VP59L1S
Car cranks, starts then stalls right away. if you give it soem gas when it fires it will rev up, slowly release pedal, and it will idle normally, but if it dips to low in rpm it will stall. Plugs look good, throttle body did not have a lot of carbon, but ran b... Trouble codes: P2101
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2008 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L cruise control VIN: 1GCFG15X98
customer wants to add Cruise Control can you get a cruise control type turn signal switch and add it or how would you suggest it be done. I would like a factory type installed unit but my local dealer will not provide any info. Just a price for a complete inst...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14C08
To all you gm techs out there, i could use a guiding hand on this one. Vehicle came in with dtc p2138 stored and a message stating reduced engine power. I found 1 tsb regarding this dtc and inspected the ip connector to the body harness but all checked out ok.... Trouble codes: P2138 (App sensor 1 2 correlation)
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP54L52
Codes p0300,302,304 stored.replaced spark plugs and wires.miss is intermittent at all coinditions.did fuel enrichment tests,improved.performed motorvac inj. Clean. Idle improved w/80psi applied to injectors.test drove and idle and miss was good.customer took a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multi miss), P0302, P0304
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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L front crank seal push out VIN: 3A4FY48B27
this vehicle was in another shop for intensive oil leak they replace front seal & timing belt a month later happens again they replace the seal again like a week later start leaking .I did replace front seal & oil pump from chysler after i put everything toget...
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1999 Daewoo Leganza SX 2.2L engine VIN: KLAVA6929X
I am currently working on a 99 Daewoo Leganza 2.2 engine. There is an internal engine noise and engine vibration. Noise seems to get louder when accelerating. As far as the vibration goes, it is constant. The vehicle came in with a a broken timing belt and ben...
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1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B7KF26C9S
We replaced the push rod cover gasket. Got everything back together. Bled fuel system. Engine started, and ran fine while in the shop. Took truck out for a test drive, and vehicle died shortly after leaving the shop. Now the truck won't start. Fuel solenoid it...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Turn Signals,Hazard Flashers VIN: 2B3HD46R3Y
vehicle came in with hazards and turn signals inoperative. customer said problem started when the hazard switch was depressed. found #f1 fuse shorted.replaced fuse, lamps still inoperative. checked all other fuses,all good. removed combo relay flasher,found it...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 2B7HB11X8Y
Hey all got this van here that will shut itself down at operating temp. Its just like someone cutting the key off. If we hold the throttle open just alittle bit it will stay running. No codes are coming up in the computer. According to my tech he tried to indu...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7HD2AN21
Fuel pressure ok, hard starting am, will start with throttle partially open. Noticed fuel pressure drops considerably for an instant at the same time of a bright flash on injector noid light. Does not happen all the time. Suspect faulty pcm or reflash ?
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L connecting rod VIN: 1D4HB48D84
Hi have this 04 durango came in on tow truck cust states they were driving heard a big bang and eng started running bad would not idle and making alot of noise. got truck in started it up sounds like a rod , pulled eng out took off oil pan found #5 connecting ...
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2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire, shudder VIN: 2D8GZ58205
This magnum really has me stumped. The problem it's having is that under a load (mostly going uphill) and at a steady speed it feels like it has an ignition misfire. It's not really bad, just enough to notice. I can't get any codes from it and my misfire count...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck TRX4 5.9L Dual Mass Flywheel VIN: 3D7KS28CX6
Vehicle has a bad vibration at idle (feels like a miss but its not) with the clutch applied or released. The vibration goes away above 1000rpm. The truck drives great with no other problems, no check engine light, no performance issues, no misfire, cylinder ba...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L springs VIN: 1FALP52U0V
while trans apart for svc the accumulator springs got mixed up. i have alldata and atsg svc info but no id for the springs. anybody know the proper locations or a source for that info? thanks
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L trans VIN: 1FAFP5SU36
i have this taurus with leaking fluid from dipstick tube when exelorate.i did check the breather tube but it was clean. please help me with this problem i have never seen this befoure.thank you guys
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L driveline VIN: 1FMDU34E8X
This vehicle has a popping noise unknown driveline area. If you are under acceleration it will POP. At times it sounds like the rear and at times the front. Sounds very similar to a broke flex plate, but it isnt. Acts like engages 4wd but doesn't seem to be. W...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU73E52
Runs rough at idle, worse as it warms up,melted upstream catylitic converter on driver's side. Had misfire codes for cylinders 4, 5, and 6(drivers side). Replaced both upstream converters and now have inconsistent readings on the oxygen sensors,setting codes f...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU63K64
The vehicle has a droan noise / vibration most noteable at higher speeds (65-70 mph) we have gone through extensive "guesses" going with some previous posts and recommendations from ford with no luck. As noted before we replaced the r/r axle and the driveshaft...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L wiring VIN: 1FTSS34P36
we have checked the speed sensor and checked to see if the abs module reads mph on the rear speed sensor it does but the ecm has no mph reading i cant find any wiring diagram on this section in alldata i dont no which wires to test any help would be appreciate... Trouble codes: P0500
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Instrument Cluster VIN: 3FAFP07Z46
Customer States when vehicle is cold, Dash lights ie: batt,srs,abs,cel come on and go out intermittently. The gauges also go limp.I verified the concern while cold. The problem seems to go away when warmed up. Wiggling the key doesn't seem to effect the proble...
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTHK29285
Truck very sluggish in morning, after 1 or 2 miles runs ok. Drive down highway fine, suddenly goes into "D" rate or limp mode, will not go over 2,000 (RPM) until pulling over and clearing code P1093, then runs ok again for a while then again.. Actual and desir... Trouble codes: P0101, P1093 (Fuel related)
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ6522T
hello to all fellow techs out there. we have a 96 honda civic that was towed into us for a no start. after checking we found we had a no spark issue and saw a new distributor in there already. we called the customer and they said that was the second distributo...
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2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Cylinder Head VIN: JHLRD17651
This vehicle originally came to us with a blown radiator that was replaced only to find that our customer had driven it too far and also blew a head gasket. We then pulled the head and sent it out to check for cracks, and if fine do a valve job and surface the...
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2007 Honda Fit 1.5L Ignition VIN: JHMGD38657
The customer complaint is that the vehicle runs rough and stalls on cold starts. Not as often when outside air temp is warm. When its cold it happens all the time. Codes P0300, P0301, and P0302 set consistently. The vehicle has been brought to us warm everytim...
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D23
Hello to all, I have a pretty tricky one on my hands now. It is a very good customer of mine who is religious with repairs and service. On his way to work he said the car felt like it stumbled, cleared up, stumbled again, and died. He rolled to the side of the...
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2003 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Engine VIN: W33X002781
Trying to help out a neighbor. Car had overheated due to cracked radiator. Shop replaced radiator. Car would still overheat so the thermostat was replaced. Still overheats. I took a look at it & replaced the thermostat to be safe, bled cooling system. It would...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L cooling fans VIN: SAJHF1048X
This car came in for loss of coolant. The problem is that the engine seems to warm up normally until the cooling fans come on. Once the fans come on, they may cycle once then come on and stay on. While the fans run, the radiator and hoses cool down but the eng...
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L electronic park brake VIN: SAJWA01T85
I hope someone may have insight for me. The Alldata resource is lacking in a thorough explanation of this system. In a nutshell, using IDS I should be able to operate the park brake motor, engaging the vehicle in park should engage the brake automatically, and...
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDJC73343
Hello there I have a 2003 sorrento that will not start when cold I have spark and all data appears to be normal tried an alternate fuel did not help checked injector pulse it was there, had crank signal pulled two plugs on each bank they were wet with fuel app...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U6X
Thanx for any help on this Should be simple to replace charcoal canister Ordered part off of vin # [...] updated to part # 77740-48011 the part has been updated the old canister has a vapor pressure sensor part # 89460-0W040 it has 1 port on it only th...
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2007 Lexus LS460 4.6L restarts itself VIN: JTHBL4GFX7
I have not seen this symptom occur but the owner has had this happen about six times in the last few months. After shifting into park and pushing the "start" button, the engine stops but will immediately crank and restart on its own. Stays off if push the "sta...
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 11JNHM81W9
WELL I Have a code p0325 knock sensor circuit 1 malfunction. when i look behind the alternator in to the valley i dont see a knock sensor neither do i see the connector in the back by the coils. Im just currious if this model deosnt come with a knock sensor or... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor bank 1)
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22512
Hello all, have a protege kicking my butt here. Started back in April, came in missing out, random misfire cannot remeber if there was a specific cyclinder. The plugs were way out of gap and fuel soaked with fuel sitting ontop of pistons. Was a little concerne... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L heat VIN: JM3LW28A32
replace thermostat again was stuck open, good heat in shop and temp at half, ilde or high rpm good, take for ride and within 5 mile heat goes away and temp guage drops to zero,replace thermostat again and same problem. do find little air bubbles in tank, think...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starter VIN: WDBUF65J75
Condition occurs only on hottest of days after sitting in sun. Electronic Smartkey will turn to start position, but engine will not crank. Happens with both keys, no DTCs stored, cannot duplicate in shop. Client has developed technique of turning key to start ...
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2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L blowing cold air and leaking colant VIN: 1N4AL11D65
so i have read that the car most likely does have an air pocket in it. but i was wondering if the a/c compressor sould run when the system is set off of the defrost position. There is a leak some were that I have not found. I have doone a pressure test and fou...
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1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4L abs VIN: 1GMDX03E2X
Customer's initial complaint was that when backing out of their driveway in the morning the brake would slip. Their driveway is on an incline and so they have the brake applied while backing out. As they approach the sidewalk at the end of the drive. they woul...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L timing chain VIN: 1G2NE52F72
Hello, I have an 02 g.dam (2.2) at the day job here that broke the timing chain while on the highway. no compression across all 4 cylinders. i called it as needing a motor to be safe as some info suggests that this could be an interference motor. shop manager ...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Reverse VIN: YS3DF58K92
Got this vehicle with a used transmission installed. The transmission will not engage in Reverse. It engages in Drive okay. The scanner shows the output speed turbine sensor at 14 MPH when in Neutral or Park with the vehicle at rest. Once the transmission is e...
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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L power windows, a/c, abs VIN: 5TELU42N15
i have checked everywire under the dash around the steering wheel and body ecu can not find i short. i have replaced the body ecu and it didnt fix it. i have check to see is there is any water in any of the juc. blocks and cant find any signs of it. but if i u...
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2007 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L L.R. rear retractable seat VIN: 5TDZA22C26
Thanx For The HELP on this one in advance !!!1 This van has auto folding rearest seats(self stowing to lay flat) the one on the Drivers side will retract or stow all the way BUT : when you hold the button to make it come up the base of the seat comes up AND LA...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L Surge VIN: 3VWSC81H6S
This Jetta when you start it cold will fire up & idle normal but as soon as you touch the accelerator the idle starts to fluctuate and when you increase the throttle there is hesitation that feels like misfire. this last for about 2 minutes and then the engine...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L reverse gear
Hello I have a Passat 2000 2.8 engine, automatic transmission and have a problem with the reverse gear, I scanned it and have no dtc's, when I put the shifter in reverse it applies for about 2 or 3 seconds and go off, if I move the shifter from reverse to neut...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Head light, Wipers VIN: 3VWCM31Y05
Head light, Signal light, A/c, Wipers, Driver window, Rear defrost not working ? VCDC quick test, Fault 01330 Central Module For Convenient J393 -Fault 004 -NO signal. Check all fuses and Battery all is fine, search archive and TSB nothing found related, Call ...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Heater VIN: WBADS43462
Thanks for all the replies...you guys are not going to believe this one! Ok, it turns out back in August of 2010 we changed the coolant reservoir and it was summer! The coolant reservoir on the bottom has to male hose fittings and one level sensor port. One of...
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2003 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GYFK66NX3
Hello all, replaced both cat pipes with GM units. Installed New O2 Sensors. Ran great, fuel trims good, no codes. Talked with customer a week after the repair and he said it runs fine. Calling this one fixed
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2007 Cadillac DTS 4.6L Sensors VIN: 1G6KD57Y17
Customer wants vehicle back early this morning, so I don't have any time to play with it anymore. They accept the fact the system is inop as it's been that way for some time and have already been ignoring it. I suspect this tool mentioned in the posts is som...
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Surge VIN: 3GNEK18K3S
Thanks for the help on how this system actually works. A new EGR valve corrected the problem. I won't have this problem again thanks to you folks.
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 Silverado 6.5L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCFC29S1S
This truck is fixed thanks for all the replies. What was happening was the transfer pump was running while cranking and intermentinly while the engine was running. The injection pump was pulling the fuel from the fuel tank most of the time. What really made it...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZT55485
Well i was able to get this one fixed. I decided to just bite the bullet and spend an hour or two tracing wires. Well i found the wire broken at the connector behind the left front headlight. I also found a couple other wires there that were about the break... Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Problem), P0826 (Up Down Shift Switch Circuit), P1125 (TP/APP Sensor Circuit Problem), P2120 (APP Sensor 1 Circuit), P2125 (APP Sensor 2 Circuit), P2138 (APP Sensor 1-2 Correlation).
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.2L Computer Engine System VIN: 2C3HD46J8X
a short at one of the 0xigen sensors created all this problem thanks guys untill next challenge
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2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L engine
First of all, I would like to thank everyone of you who offered help. I haven't been able to use all that wealth of information received yet. I cannot get in touch with the customer at this point therefore we had to stop working on it. I highly doubt that we w...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on, Low Power VIN: WDOPD64486
Well, your right once again. The connectors for the fuel quantity solenoid on the high presssure pump and the connector for the crankcase vent valve are the same. I had them reversed. With the molded loom I couldn't figure out how I could possible do such a... Trouble codes: P2018 (Fuel rail pressure malfunctiontoo high), P2016 (Fuel rail pressure malfunctiontoo low).
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1988 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FT3R11A4J
A big THANKS! to all who replied to this post. The fix was simply a bad O2 sensor and this was verified by unplugging it when the motor was acting up and after the computer went back into open-loop operation, it began to run good. It was then plugged back in a...
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W7R
As of right now, we replaced the intake gaskets. The bank we weren't having problems with was very bad. The side with problem looked very good. A-1 Cardone doesn't rebuild PCMs for this car anymore (we got the last one before). We are pretty sure it is the re... Trouble codes: P0172.
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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTRF17Z5X
I finally found a vacuum leak at the rear of intake. Replacing the gaskets fixed it! Thanks to all for your help this vacuum leak was a very difficult one to find Thanks a million Trouble codes: P0171, P1137, P1157, P1131, P1151.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 1FTNX21FXX
mornin techs,sorry for the late post.most of yuo posted info that i posted already having tested or replaced.one of you hit it.the ground at the front of the motor slightly loose and lightly corroded.fixed that,retested the glowplugs again and replaced two tha...
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1999 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTZX1721X
well this truck has been gone for 3 days now and is running good,hears what i found,a lots of you said that the egr ports would be stoped up,well when i removed the intake i found that to be nasty but not stoped up.i cleaned them any way,i read on iatn that so... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303.
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14534
Thanks, for the suggestions, All of this had been done. and recheck with a sec. set of eyes. When the work was done By another tech. the pcm, was up data then. I feel it maybe a pcm. The custmuer has not broght his car back. It takes some time for the the lig... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 lean).
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L noise VIN: 1FMZU73K95
Once again Thank you to Marek, Andrew, Robert, James, Cliff, John, and Harld for your advice. The Issue ended up being too much carbon in the engine. I used water to decarb the engine. With the engine Hot, I raised the RPM and sucked in some water through a...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L high pitch vac noise VIN: 1FTRX12W35
thanks for the responses. currently, the truck has not returned, the weather is getting cold again and will update next time we get to see it. several responses from cold climate areas said the alterntor rear brg. this make the most sense to me. I will remov...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P25
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT REPLIED. IT WAS THE FICM, AFTER REPLACING WE FOUND THAT INJECTOR #3 WAS DEAD AND TESTED AGAIN, IT WAS SHORTED ON THE OPEN SIDE OF THE SOLENOID. AFTER REPLACING THE ENGINE RAN FINE. THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL YOUR HELP.
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2009 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.5L tire pressure montor VIN: 1FMCU59389
The TPMS has functioned perfectly for at least a month now. I learned something on this one. The only way to get the TPMS to calibrate is to activate the sensors with the driver door OPEN!! First perform the key/brake cycle until the horn beeps with all doors ...
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2001 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKGK26U91
Dave, Chris and Alan were right on! Completed a crankshaft relearn and problem is solved. thanks guys! Trouble codes: P0301, P0306.
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GTJK39124
Sorry this one isn't fixed. I have tried to hold out as long as possible to see if anyone else had a fix. Thanks for all the replies. I have traced out entire harness, checked grounds also. Balance rates were all within +2 to -2. All fluids/filters have been c... Trouble codes: 0089C, 380 (Glow plug circuit), 0090A, 193A, P0374 (Timing ref. High resolution signal a no pulse).
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Srs VIN: 1HGCM566X3
hey all. Sorry for the late close. I forgot I had this open. We sent the car to Honda and they replaced the module. Surpris, it was not covered. Was told that Honda will cover buckles including the swithes in them but not the rest of the system. Thanks t...
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2004 Hummer H2 6.0L ride height (rear) VIN: 5GRGN23U94
Replaced compressor w/updated part which is a dual setup instead of single comp setup. test all functions and seems to work great! no directions from gm on new style hook-up of air lines but is not too hard to figure out(requires an airline harness also, whi...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Gov pressure VIN: 1J4GX48S81
Well guys,here is one that we decided to ship it. After performing a mechanical test on the governor pressure and finding was this... engine idling, tranny in park, after a few minutes, even though the desired pressure was zero, the gov pressure would ju...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Daytime Running Lights VIN: JT8BF28G6X
Found short to ground in wire from integrated relay to DRL #2 relay. Circuit was constantly grounding and would cause the DRL's to stay on after shut down. Replaced wire and all is good.
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W6V
Thanks to all who replied. I apologize for the delayed closing of this request. The customer has not returned or let us know how the vehicle is performing since repairs were made. However, we did let the vehicle have a few cold soaks, bringing the coolant temp...
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1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L 3rd gear starts VIN: 14VGYE2A1P
David thanks for the help you are correct it was the computer. Thanks to all who replied.
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L 3-4 shift none VIN: 2MEHM75W24
We pulled pan Sat night is was full of fbar dropped valve body the 2-3 servo piston was jammed it looked like it was binding for a while thus smoking direct clutches! Good call guys thank you for all replies most were dead on I should have mentioned we had sc...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WMWRE33506
All, Thank you again for all your suggestions, I learned a lot of the little nuances of these little cars over the few days I worked on this one. THE FIX was the crank position sensor, it was dropping signal out when it heated up. I suspect the symptom was ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire.).
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2000 Other GM H1 6.5L Left Rear Hub VIN: 137ZA8434Y
Hi there, we have found a bad left rear axle shaft and a loose run flat in left rear tire. installed new left rear axle and tightened run flat - retested and noise is now gone. Thanks for your help.
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start, Security light on VIN: 1G2NF52E11
Sorry for the delay in closing this one but wanted to be sure it was fixed before closing.Ended up sending to Chevy dealer across the street to have new BCM installed/programed.Customer has had car for aprox. 3 weeks with no return of problems.Thanks for all t... Trouble codes: B2958 (Undocumented code), B2960 (Security system sensor data incorrect but valid), U1000 (Loss of class 2 seriel data), U1088 (Loss of sir sdm communication), U1128 (Loss of irc communication).
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1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WP0CA2980V
Hey guys, got some good info and a good connection with Flat 6 Innovations who specialize in Boxter Engines. Will have to pull the engine and send to them for repair. Thanks to all who recommended them.
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2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Suspension VIN: YS3EH45GX1
Thanks to all that responded. Justin answered very quickly and I checked Donald's source this morning and found it there also. I had forgotten how much info Tim has on thesaabsite.com.
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1999 Saturn SC2 1.9L engine VIN: 1G8ZY1274X
mornin techs,sorry for the late post.we got too busy,snowed in and then the holiday.we could not fix this car for financial reasons,but you guys hit the nail on the head.the oil rings are gummed up and not sealing.the day i checked it out the water pump dumped...
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63B12
ok I told customer that his pcm was the problem.I did not whant to risk any more of my cash so I did send him to the local GM dealer.they told him the same I told him.//bad PCM.SO For one Thousand dollars they ordered. plus four hundred for labor not bad for G... Trouble codes: P0638 (Trouttle Valve circuit problem.), P2100 (Trouttle vave circuit problem).
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2003 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G8AG52F33
Thanks for all the responses. Sorry for taking so long to get back to ya with the holidays and all it got a little crazy around here. Gave the car back to the owner she toke it to the Saturn dealer that from what I understand have put a new computer in the c... Trouble codes: P0509 (IAC fault), P0507 (IAC circuit high).
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1995 Volvo 960 2.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KW9619S
JOE,TIM AND BARNEY NAILED IT WHAT AN IDIOT I ASSUMED THE .SENSOR' FOR THIS ENGTINE WAS THE SAME AS THE 5 CYLINDER... WHERE THE TEMP SENSOR (NOT SENDER) IS LOCATED UNDER THE THERMO.. ON THIS ENGINE THE SENSOR UNDER THE THERMO IS FOR THE GAUGE! THE TEMP SENS... Trouble codes: 123.
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2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L interior lights and sunroof. VIN: YV1SZ58D51
Thanks guys. Yes it is a UEM not a BCM. It would be nice if all car companies cound standerdize a little. Anyway we removed the batt cables and touched them together. We also locked and unlocked the car and evrything is working. Thanks a million.
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