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2001 Acura TL 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 19UUA56661
car cut out for about 1 to 2 seconds after you warm it up then go into a store or something for about 10 min come out and give it gas(very random) dosent want to go.. we put a trans in it a year ago and he said that when he started noticing it.. it dosent feel...
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L No Start, cranks over VIN: TRUWT28N72
Need help with this one. Audi TT intermittently will not always start. Turns over fine but no start. Never had a problem with it until it was sold and customer took it. First time it did it, customer had to dis-connect the battery for 2 hours and it started. C...
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBAHD6328S
hello ever one this car belong to my daughter i want it to be running good for her . the problem i have is the center vent on the driver side when we use a/c it will get hot air coming out for about 15 mins of driving then it's will be okie . on the right cent...
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2006 Buick Terraza CX 3.9L very little heat VIN: BOAI745028
Van doesn't heat much tried adding antifreeze through heater hoses until comes out the other side also used air to blow through several times heated good for about three days pressure tested twice no laeks showed up, but was low when first came in. Why would a...
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2003 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L Traction control VIN: 3GYFK66NX3
Thanks guys don't wanna screw up this one new customer.Lady came in this morning Cadillac want go.Test drove the vehicle coming to a stop Intrmittent ABS comes own the Secound time that happens in a ignition cycle "Traction Active" comes across the information...
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2007 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Loss of monitors VIN: 1GYEE63717
Was rejected from im test for monitors not run. Checked and found no codes. All fuses are good checked power and grounds,all ok. Reflashed ecm with latest program and still have same problem. Car will run most monitors when driven, but when car is shut off ho2...
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1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start
hello everyone...thank you in advance. I have this 89 chevy blazer, 4.3 at our shop with a crank and no start condition. I have spark. I have good fuel pressure. but I don't have any injector pulse while cranking. If I spray some carb cleaner in the throttle b...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Speedometer VIN: 2GBEK19K9R
Hello friends. this one has beaten me down. speedometer needle jumps , or doesnt move. Through it all we have thrown our hands in the air and replaced IPC, VSS, vehicle speedometer buffer, checked continuity/open of all wiring between VSS connector, buffer, I...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T9Y
So this truck keeps coming back. Originally I replaced the PCM because it was not reading the upstream o2 sensor, which solved that problem. But after the dealership flashed the new PCM it started having an abs light, brake light, and no signal from vss, but n... Trouble codes: P0502 (Vss low circuit-but not applicable to this truck)
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33J5Y
First i don't have a lot of test details as customer was in a hurry!when i told him the code and that i would like to test the o2 sensors he insisted i just replace them.i did.i ran a mode 6 scan and it showed that the egr had failed the cruise test and decel ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1)
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Differential VIN: 1GNDT13S05
We are attempting to remove the front differential on an 05 trailblazer. The left diff. housing is busted. Can you replace just the left side without replacing the right, or do you have have to replace as a pair?
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L 1-2 & 2-3 Shift VIN: 1GBJK34D86
This is an Allison 6 speed tranmission that has an intermittant harsh shift between the 1-2 shift and 3-4 shift. The rest of the time it shifts very well. The fast learn procedure made no difference. What pressures should I be looking for on the Tech 2 scanner...
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK13067
Got one in today that has us a little baffled. 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 came in with a check engine light on. Checking the code I come up with a PO449 Evap. Vent Solenoid Control Circuit. Checked connections at the solenoid, fuse for circuit is good and have b... Trouble codes: P0449
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2C4GM48L25
coil 2 & 5 no spark. have spark on all others. replaced coil to no avail. replaced original worn out plugs to no avail. chrysler techs any ideas?? have never seen p2305 before, a little lost..appreciate any help! Trouble codes: P0300, P2305
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L rr wheel VIN: 1B4GP54L8T
please help.i have this caravan that has aknocking noise while braking in the right rear.new shoes,hardware and drums.noise sounds like shoes clicking so i arc grinded the top of the shoes made no difference.left side is fine.adjustment is good,parking brake n...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L oil pressure
owner telling me the oil pressure drops to zero and engine is making noise. 1 drove it for 2 days and 50 miles and never actted up. I have had 2 others with pick up tub slugged up in the past and same thing, so we took a guess and removed pan and found sludge ...
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2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.9L drain plug VIN: 1B7GG2AZX1
priviuos repairs were done 2 years ago . but this time last year drain plug on radiator blew out replaced blew out again after a week . out side temp was in 30 to 40 degrees.another shop then put on the second t-stat and water pump and by this point it had bee...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L rockers VIN: 1D7HU18N02
Good morning, I could really use some input on this vehicle.Please read though this post and give it some thought,owner of vehicle has done all maint. on vehicle. the problem is the rocker/followers keep falling out , esp # 6 exhaust, happens on cold start. It...
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2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 4wd wont engage VIN: 1B7HG38NO2
I hae a problem getting this to go into 4wd. The first time i scanned it I had all kinds of codes that werer preceded by xx and then description no numbers they where all related to the position sensor being open and shorted meaning it showed open and short fo...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R33
any help will be apperciated.This vehicle towed from another shop. came in as no start and loaded with codes.pulled plugs and found them fuel fouled.replaced plugs and did compression test,cleared codes.Vehicle then started but runs poorly.then engine light ca... Trouble codes: P0123, P0122, P0118, P0108, P1496, P1478
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Fuse blows VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
Fuse 22 blows and the vehicle dies according to alldata it runs the fuel line heater, alternator , pcm relay coil, glow plug controller. ther are no codes in the system we beleive because they are erased when the fuse blows. The vehicle was towed in because it...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.2L Air Bag VIN: 1FMRE112XW
Ford Techs please help. We have a 1998 Ford Van for one of our very good customers which has an air bag light on. The code is B1932 (DRIVERS AIR BAG CIRCUIT RESISTANCE HIGH). We replaced the air bag with a used unit. Same code.We replaced Control Module with u...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX20F91
Help ford tech's... This truck came to me from another shop who replaced the idm and both valve cover gaskets. Customer stated he wanted #7 and #1 injectors replaced because everything he had done prior pointed to them being the problem. I replaced them with n... Trouble codes: P1277 (7 cylinder high to low side), P1271 (1 cylinder high to low side), P0281 (7 cylinder contribution fault), P0253 (1 cylinder contribution fault)
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L pressure plate VIN: 3FAFP31371
Hi guys, so I got this focus with an engaged clutch at all times, took the tranny out replace all the clutch components and also resurface the flywheel, I go to put it back together and the new slave cylinder starts leaking so we replace the whole kit again fo...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K92
vehicle stalls and wants to die mainly when stopping. Have done numerous things to vehicle . Vehicle seems to be running properly - we release vehicle to customer and few weeks later same problems, now customer states problem occurs on hwy as well. Trouble codes: P0174 (System lean bank 2), P1151 (Man. Control fuel air metering), P1152 (Man. Control fuel air metering), P0172
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L unknown VIN: 1FMZU73K43
While driving vehicle on freeway.cruise speed of 62mph steady,A Tuning Fork type frequency(EEEEEEEEE)can be heard.Very intermittent.Change speed noise gone.I noticed if I put vehicle in 2nd gear,I can duplicate noise at 30mph around 2000-[...].Anybody heard...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L fuel injection VIN: 1FDWE35F33
Seems to start much better now. No more white smoke.does seem to be a little extended crank time but it has been below freezing lately. Now after driving vehicle for a week does not want to start. No oil pressure. Found engine oil down 2 gallons. Topped off an...
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2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Stall VIN: 2FTZA54684
please help. I'm working on this freestar and leanig towards a fuel issue. The customer brought the van in after it stalled once while driving. It started right up for him and no codes were in the system. It has not stalled again. I test drove it around while ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
Truck came in with intermittant long crank time. Got it to act up and watched fuel pressure drop until it died. Had stored code p1233 in it at this time. Checked power and ground at pump and it was ok but pump wouldnt run. Hit pump and it ran. Put pump in and ... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel pump driver module), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2), P1450 (Unable to bleed fuel tank vacuum)
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTWW31P76
Engine starts great cold, runs strong when ran to temp. Let sit for 15 minutes after hot running and will not start, has code for low icp while cranking. Has less than 2 psi engine block oil pressure while cranking, after extended long crank the oil pressure r...
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMZU72KX3
hey everyone, I am a chrysler tech and messin with a ford that we took in on trade. Trans doesn't have 2nd or 5th, OD light flashes. I have a p0775 shift solenoid b circuit fault. I have replaced the solenoid assembly. The fluid did not seem to be burnt and ...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21P56
Hello all, we have this truck in here for cust complaint of missing and smoking. We haven't seen any smoke to speak of. Originally had code for cylinders 2 & 5 failing cylinder contribution test, cleared codes, retested, cylinder 1 now comes up. Took truck on ... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder no 1 balance/contribution)
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2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L starter VIN: 1FMCU03Z08
not familuar with ford anti-theft system. can any ford techs point me in the right direction. mitchell very vauge in the diagnostics of system. this is for code p1260 theft detected, engine disabled
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2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S04
Over the past year or so this Envoy (which belongs to the office manager) has a problem where the PCM sets P1133 about twice a month or less. The problem is intermittent and always seems to run fine. However, the lights get rythmically dim then bright for 10 s... Trouble codes: P1133 (Upstream rich-lean transitions low), P0136 (Downstream O2 fails self tests)
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2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Blowing fuses and starter engages in reverse VIN: 5FNRL18093
I have a doozy here guys. We replaced a timing belt last week on this vehicle (2003 Hoda Odyssey 3.5 V-6) as a maintenance job. Vehicle came in yesterday on the hook with a no start. Checked it out and found no spark. Found fuse 7 (ignition coils) blown. Repla...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L left side dash register VIN: SAJWA71C84
I am looking for help with this jag climate control. This car came in with customer complaining of "freezing". we looked at the heater core knowing of the problems they cause when they get blocked up, but all seems well in that area.(no large temp variation). ...
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2006 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L forward engagement VIN: 1J4FA39S46
Looking for some guidance from the transmission experts. I should state from the beginning that I am not a trans guy and may be over my head. This Jeep came in with fluid leaking from the front of the trans. Upon removing the unit to replace what I expected to...
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2007 Jeep Patriot 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8FT28W07
Car came in for a no start . We pulled 7 codes for crank sensor , cam sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor , MAP sensor and random multiple misfire code. We found that a rat had chewed through engine harness on drivers side at the ECU. We resoldered the w...
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L no start VIN: SALPV1243V
We need to refresh information about the BeCM replacement. We have this vehicle with not starting problem. We diagnosed the problem to the faulty Body Control Module (BeCM). We have Autologic, so we ordered new BeCM. We obtained 14 digit Lockset Bar Code from ...
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1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1BJ2219X
Well, here we are again. looking for help with a car from another shop?? This car had a bad engine in it and it was replaced with a rebuilt engine. When the owner picked up the car he was told that it needed a fuel pump. When we connect a fuel pressure gauge ...
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2008 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER29398
Vehicle has a fault code P2187. We have seen this fault before and the fix was always an updated oxygen sensor. Along with a new calibration for the PCM. However we can not seem to be able to pin point the problem on this vehicle. We smoke tested for vacuum le... Trouble codes: P2187 (Lean fuel idle)
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1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL 2.3L shifting VIN: 1130421200
This former prom queen has a little transmission problem. All the gears are there but it runs through them too quickly. Regardless of the throttle position / load it shifts 2 3 4 just like that. There is no first on the stomp. The solenoid is doing it's job pu...
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Temp Gauge,Heater VIN: 2MEFM75WXW
Only on the first cold start the temp gauge rises normally. The heat starts to work in about 4 minutes. Then the heater output cools down significantly. The temp gauge rises to about mid point. Upper radiator hose is still cold. Radiator fan comes on low speed...
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2005 Nissan Quest 3.5L timing chain VIN: 5N1BV28U95
this vehicle was brought to us after spending a mounth at the nissan dealer they replaced the pcm and then told her it needed a timing chain upon arival i found oil extreamly dirty/overfull by 2 quarts. and the maf disconnected, did lof and reconnected maf the...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ55M0T
i towed this from a rual area upon first inspection found good spark good fuel pressure but vehicle ran after taking it off trailer pulled in my shop to have it never run again im presuming after testing for injector pulse and ohming the injectors that i have ... Trouble codes: P0341, P0300
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2008 Other GM 2008 3.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 6G1EK52B78
Hi my best group, this one will get me mad, this 2008 Chevy Lumina Export which made by Holden, its use same Engine as GMC Acadia and Cadi CTS. Customer came for MIL on found P0300 and P0306 with no actual misfire, only MIL on cleared and he take the car after... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306
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1987 Plymouth Reliant 2.2L Brakes VIN: 1P3BF36DOH
I got this gem 87 Reliant K, the brake pedal is good on the first push, but will fade away as you hold pressure on it, the master cylinder is about a year old, no leaks from the calipers or wheel cylinders, is there any common issue with these or am I looking ...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L engine VIN: 1G2JB524XV
Hello all and thanks in advance for any input you can give me. Changed the engine in this car. Got a used engine from salvage yard, heard it run, sounded good. The engine I put in was out of a 99 Sunfire so I had to switch heads since they were different (also...
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2007 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EH49G17
Help Saab techs. This car has a intermittent basicly cold no start. Sometimes car does not start after sitting for 45 minutes, and sometimes the car does not start after sitting overnight. This car eventualy does start, sometimes after repeted attempts and som...
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1993 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZK5576P
I needed some help this saturn will start and run great if you start it every day if you let it sit 3 or 4 days no start. Has spark at plugs, good fuel pressure, but injectors has power on both wires same time when you put test light on neg. Side of injector h...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Accessories VIN: 4S38G6856W
hey guys have this subaru no speedo 1st question where is the speed sensor and does anybody know what is common with these trans? or dash any help would help thanks
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Fluid VIN: 4S3BH6658Y
Hello friends. We have this nice import with repeat trans fluid leak appearing to be coming from bellhousing. We pulled the transmission to replace the convertor seal. Reassembled, road tested 10 miles, all looked good. Gave back to the customer, started leaki...
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1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L engine VIN: JT4RN63A7J
Came to me with overheating problem and white smoke out of exhaust, compression test with cold and hot engine, all cylinders have between 175 to 180 psi with all plugs out and throttle wide open, also pressure tested and found slow bleed off but no exterior si...
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1996 Audi S6 2.2L battery VIN: WAULA84A6S
Well we got this car out of the shop a few weeks ago, just forgot to close this request. Customer needed car for holiday trip, so we started to put it back together. Our draw had disappeared over the weekend mysteriously, not sure why. Reinstalled all modul...
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WA1YD54B82
thank you to all those that have responded, most of whome pointed to a possible internittent crank sensor. It turns out the crank sensor is on top of the bellhousing and unfortunately the customer declined extra labour to have us access the sensor and test it,...
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2005 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Air Suspension VIN: WAULL44E95
Found the fault and it was related to the compressor output. Waiting on the compressor but that would be the fix
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1960 Austin Healey 100-6 2.6L overdrive VIN: 1427819519
My customer told me to disassemble the overdrive. There was some rust on the outer clutch ring. I cleaned all the parts, replaced oil seal, replaced O rings on the pistons, relaced small O rings on the shaft that is actuated by the solenoid. I am able to insta...
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2007 Cadillac STS 3.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6DW67787
thank you all for your input. its was the rf hub bearing. Thanks again for your time
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1991 Chevrolet R1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Not Sure VIN: 1GNEV16K1M
As suggested, don't trust what the customer tells you. Pressure max was 60psi, dropping to about 25 (limits of guage) when vehicle warmed up. Fluid was full of sparklies, had not been changed recently, and the filter, though not completely plugged, had obvious...
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1993 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2BGHG31K5P
It was a combination for poor fuel volume from the pump and a distributor. Replaced fuel pump and distributor along with complete tune up and it ran like new!! Thanks for all the help.
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LT 6.0L convertor VIN: 1GCGK29U9Y
thank you for the replies. yuo kind of confirmed my thought on convertor problem and have talked it over with customer. since everthing else is shifting fine and you can drive through the chatter he is going to just run it for now because either way i would be...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LT 6.0L Ext. Mirrors VIN: 1GCGK23U14
SORRY FOR THE DELAY ON THIS CLOSE, I WANTED TO MAKE SURE IT WAS NOT GIVING ANY MORE ISSUE TO THE CUSTOMER. WE SHUT OFF THE MEMORY FUNCTION THROUGH THE STEERING WHEEL FOR ALL MEMORY ITEMS, (SEAT POSITION, MIRRORS, ECT)THERE IS A OPTION TO SHUT OFF ALL MEMEOR...
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2004 Chevrolet Tracker 2.5L Stall VIN: 2CNBJ73404
First of all thanks to everyone who replied.Richard from California nailed it...In such an obscure place the short would have taken much longer to find without that tip!So thanks very much.
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GAHG39U05
well this is fixed all the reply's where great.It was the shift interlock . it would work then not .all voltages where right on . all grounds good . steping on the brake pedal you could hear the soloniod clicking . then it would stop working . replaced shift i...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid 5.3L Starting VIN: 1GCEK19T16
thanks to all that replied. i decided to check with local dealer to see if any warranty existed. was told that hybrid components were covered until 100,000 miles or until 2014. sent vehicle to dealer but then dealer called and said it was not covered under ...
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1993 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GH44R7P
thanks for the help, the injectors are toggling on and off. i did not remove the injectors to check for fuel spray from each injector, i was able to finally get our older scan tool on this vehicle, checking data the map data was 0.01 koeo, that is a value you ...
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1993 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Caliper VIN: 2B4GH4538P
Thanks for all the replies. The voices of experience have spoken. At a certain point, it becomes useless to defend yourself when the customers perception is that you are trying to BS your way out of taking responsibility for a mistake. We replaced all the whee...
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1996 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Engine coolant VIN: 1FTCR11X1T
We Installed the water valve on the heater which I had multiple emails with this fix. It still has the same problem. Head gaskets were described as being the problem but we checked this and no problem found. It only run hot and thumps when the heat or AC is us...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F7X
Found after several replies back that ford for some reason hid the relays in the center of the dash behind the radio. The main fuse (30amp)was blown because the heater in the fuel filter area was shorted and after fixing that and replacing the fuse it started ...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Brake Booster Pump VIN: 1FTSS34FX1
Sorry for the delay, another vac. pump. It has not been back since.Thanks to all.
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTRW08L61
I know I must have drove a Bunch of you crazy with this because of what I was seeing on mode 6,I repaired the intake gaskets as previously mentioned and because I was still seeing missfires indicated in mode 6 I still felt there was a problem.I let the custome... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32P55
Thank you to all. Most of you were right. It was the snap connector at the high pressure oil pump. The connector came apart causing a pressure leak. Trouble codes: P012F.
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2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Electric steering VIN: 1FMCU92Z68
Sorry for the late reply. This job was subleted from another shop which caused delays. The fix was the power assist module. Thanks for the input.
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D23
After some more testing, I did deem the ECU to be faulty. I did some homework and found that a used ECU could be swapped in and not need programming, up until a 2005 year model. I put in a used ECU and drove the car for 2 plus hours without any hicups or stall...
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2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 3.8L shifter knob on transfer case VIN: 109L768320
Thank you for the help. Just had to do exactually what you say twisting pulling motion and it came right off. IATN is the best. ty ty ty
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2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1YVFP80C16
I took the car to a local transmission shop where we do a lot of business with. They told me the transmission had internal failure and needs to be taken apart to see whats going on. i just got a used transmission and installed it for free just cause i am a nic...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cooling Fan VIN: WDBJH65J21
Well thankyou everyone. Just about everyone said that the refrigerant was low and you all were correct. The HVAC system held vacuum, so I put R134a in with some flourecent dye. Found no leaks as of yet, but the system is still in limp mode. I am using a La...
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2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AH86C16
Using the tuning software Ecuflash. I disabled the immobilizer by going into the "ECU [...] (FAA)" and change "bit 3" to "0" from "1". I also went into misc and into immobilizer and entered into the cell FFFF, to disable it.
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2008 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L srs VIN: 5N1AN08U78
thanks to Bob and and Marty for the pointers on the connector locks. That was the problem. I had to plug and unplug the drivers module twice to get the code to clear but the right side pretensioner only took one try to clear. I found that when the old controll...
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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Not Sure VIN: 1G3GR62CXX
The noise was coming from the anti-back fire valve.I poured water on it and it changed pitch.The customer didnt come back for repair and I didnt get any replies if the intake had removed for repair.Thanks for all who replied.
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1980 Pontiac Firebird Formula 4.9L Turbo VIN: 2W87TAN139
FIRST OFF , THANKS TO THE FEW OLD HOTRODDERS OUT THERE WHO ARE AS OLD AS I AM AND ACTUALLY DROVE AND WORKED ON THESE CARS WHEN THEY WERE NEW. THIS CAR IS RUNNING WITH PLENTY OF OIL PRESSURE TO THE TURBO AND THE ENGINE. AFTER SEARCHING EVERYWHERE FOR A SHOP MAN...
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2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA298X2
No responses on a failed sensor from any of the responses. The sensor sees the teeth on the cams like any other cam sensor and the code is saying that the sensor has failed. The cam sensor is located behind the right side head(pass side) and test like any othe... Trouble codes: P1340 (Position of camshaft in relation to crankshaft).
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1991 Saab 900 S Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AL76L8M
It appears as though a used MAF sensor took care of the intermittent stumble and stall. The customer just called and said his check engine light has come on and stays on now, so I'll have to get it back and diagnose that, but he said it's been running perfectl...
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2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L manual shift VIN: JF1SF656X2
they say you never see it all. we did all things suggested, changed the gear oil, unloaded the detent springs for the shifter rails & finally removed the tailshaft and foud the mainshaft to be bent. by rotating the input shaft you could watch the rear mainshaf...
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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Little heat at idle VIN: 5TEUU42N65
Hi everybody, I do not think that I fixed the problem I just made it less noticeable and my customer is okay with the result. We flushed the heater core again and the heater hoses from the water pump to the core. We started the motor and check flow to the heat...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L headlights VIN: WVWAYENO4U
sorry for the time it took to finish this one up the holidays were busier than expected and the family stuff had to go on the back burner. I was elbow deep in the jetta and found by chance a transition relay that switches between low beam and drl when I moved ...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Variable Valve Timing VIN: YV1TS90D6X
Thanks for everyones help. We have all the tools for the job, what i didn't understand with the information for all data and mitchel and volvo was when you turn the VVT to its end position-should it stay there. What steve explained was you turn VVT to its end ...
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