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2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVD335X6
Bmw techs this one is getting personal. This 330xi came to me with a cel on and the above faults stored.i checked fuel pressure 75 psi, smoke tested for air leaks, found intake runner control on underside of intake manifold had a very large air leak. I replace... Trouble codes: 2C32, 2C2C, 2C7F, 29D1, 29D0, 29CC
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2006 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAVA76040
First off this is an E90 320i wih an N46 engine, Vehicle presented with no interior cooling. Carry out scan on IHKA no codes, Data stream: system pressure = 0 Bars. Scan JBE (behind glovebox) no codes, data stream: system pressure 7.1 Bars. Carry out activatio...
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2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Unknown VIN: 1GYEE63736
One of the owners of a fleet account I have has asked me to check out his wifes Cadilac SRX. I am not sure how to handle this one or if there is even a problem because we have never experianced his complaint and his wife has not complained about it ether. The ...
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2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8L clutch bleeding VIN: 1G6DM57TX7
Car came in with no clutch pedal. We found the slave cly leaking and the fluid in the resavor was contamanated. We replaced both the clutch master and slave clys. We can not get the pedal to pump up. Help Please
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1995 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 5.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 1GNGG35K7S
trans shifts perfect when it is not acting up, also did trans filter and flush, any help would be appreciated.
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1997 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L fuel gauge
replaced battery with key on , now fuel gauge reads over full and is empty at 3/4. any ideas on how to reset the fuel gauge
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16R1X
Feel kinda dumb doing a post for a miss on a Chevy, but here goes. Started with just #7, perfect at idle, and under load, but no load or close to none, #4 and #7 just shut down off idle and all the way up to 2500 RPM. You just cannot ever feel it miss, it's ju... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L All Electrical VIN: 2G1WF55E51
This car lost all electrical except for the hazard lights & when the ignition key is on all you have is the Check Engine Light. No ignition functions work other than the check engine light is on doing a bulb check, no Headlights no interior lights no horn, no ...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L abs and transmission VIN: 1GNDT13S02
This vehicle arrived during a snow storm and was packed full of snow and ice. She was driving on the highway when she said the brakes applied by themselves and caused wheel lockup condition. I test drove vehicle and noticed the speedometer was acting very erra...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L cruise control VIN: 1GNDT13S62
Someone hopefuuly can help me out. Got alot of time into cruise control not working. Got a code U1026 Loss Class 2 Comm with Atc/trans. With scanner i can illumate light which says"Cruise", but not presing switch on signal switch. Checked all fuses and even be...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WH55K53
I need some help with this one, car got towed in get it in and car would start for second then die, got it started with gum cutter , put a fuel pump in it and same thing, i have good fuel pressure and holding, check fuses relays grounds wires all look good ,ca...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Stall VIN: 1GCHC24U83
This truck came in with complant of intermitant no power, which ment no accerator truck would only run about 30mph. When doing so you could hold pedal to floor and no rpm increace. I could not duplicate this . So customer had me change the pedal sensor and tps... Trouble codes: P125, P120
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AP18P07
This cobalt came in with this rich code (p0172) weeks ago and we found a tsb about its high fuel trim. Since then we have done two fuel injection cleanings and pretty much ruled out any injector sticking problems. The light has since returned and we can't seem... Trouble codes: P0172
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L cooling system VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
this pt is overheating after driving it 7-10 miles.replaced stat twice same problem.found cooling fan not coming on,replaced,fan works fine now.no water in oil or steam out of tailpipe.when car is overheating you can be sitting still,rev engine to 1800-2000 rp...
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L No Start VIN: 456F000011
Has anyone had problem with the fuel pump on these. I cant hear it running. Getting ready to check power at pump. I am working on this outside at customer house [...] and snow...LOL
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1993 Dodge D350 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7ME33CXP
93 Dodge 350 Diesel, driving the truck it stop running like it was turned off, it has fuel to injector pump when the engine is turned over it has a small amount of fuel the the injectors when you open the pump fuel lever it pumps a little more fuel to the inje...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L atc control head VIN: 2B3HD56J7W
trying to figure if im doing calibration wrong to get it to rest
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on, Will not turn off. VIN: 1D8HB58N24
I am aware of Mopars issue with the drains, I pulled down the headliner and completely went over the drains and drain channel system for the sunroof, and now that it is raining and has come back, I opened the sunroof, it is all dry on the inside and the drains...
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1985 Ford F-250 6.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out
I am working on a 85 f-250 with the 6.9l IDI engine. It came it as a no-start with no fuel getting to the injectors. Fuel delivery to the injection pump was good, so we installed another injection pump. It had one installed about 2 years ago. After bleeding th...
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1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.0L starter VIN: 1FTBR10CXH
The vehical came in for no start (batt dead). We replaced seven year old battery and then found the starter bucks on cranking 450 amp draw. We replaced starter,cleaned all cable ends and all was fine. cust. came to picked up and crank problem was back. will cr...
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1995 Ford F-150 XLT 4.9L clutch disk VIN: 1FTEF14YOS
truck came in for the clutch inop at low temps. owner states that its fine when warm but as temp got lower it was harder to shift. When he got it here the pedal was staying on floor with very little resistance. Inspected and found slave cyl leaking. Replaced c...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Engine VIN: 1FAFP4049Y
This car runs fine but has a very loud squealing in the front of the engine. Owner thought it was idler pulley so replaced it. He purchased a water pump and I replaced the water pump. The squealing sounds loudest at water pump or in the area of the timing comp...
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L pvh solenoid VIN: 1FTYR11V1Y
hi thanks for any help in advance truck came in with 4x4 inop all dash lights function as they should and transfer case does shift front axles do not lock we tested vac system and seems ok put vac directly to line going from solenoid to front hubs and hubs loc...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56F8Y
When cylinder contribution test is completed cylinder #3 and #8 are showed as low contribution. But when injectors #2 and #6 where swaped then test results showed #3 and #4 where low. Miss fire code do not match actual cylinder that is miss firing. Also some c...
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2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 3FY6H74G39
ok guys thanks in advance here the customer came in for a tune up so we did plugs,wire,air and fuel fiter, and stuff of that nature well come to find out later that it had a very small miss and that is why he wanted this done cause he thought this to be the pr... Trouble codes: P0305
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FAFP56S22
This car intermittently shows a jumping or inop speedometer, then makes a growling sound from alternator area, and when you come to stop in gear it dies. Starts right back up and all works good. I dont have graphing capability yet. Has anybody seen speed senso...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX31P83
Thanks in advance for the help. Vehicle had very poor cold start when first came in. Pulled codes...p0401,p132B, and P2285. Diagnosed faulty EGR valve. Replaced valve, and parked outside so it would get cold. Clear codes, and test drove cold. P0401, and P132B ... Trouble codes: P0401, P132B, P2285 (ICP Sensor circuit low), P0261
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX18W73
Hey having problems with this Ford F150 running a little rough at idle and fuel trims kind of strange Long term trim for bank2 is at-21% and Long term fuel trim for bank1 is at 28% while the short term for trim for bank1 is at0% and bank2 is at0.8%. Checked mo... Trouble codes: P0175
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12V36
need help on this one! this vechile wont idle i cleared the codes and they didnt come back all pids look good. what am i missing? Trouble codes: P0345, P0420, P0430
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2008 Ford Taurus Limited 3.5L RKE Transmitter VIN: 1FAHP25WX8
Hello, This Tarus first came to me with an inoperative right low beam headlight. Found no voltage output from SJB (fuse was good). Replaced SJB and programmed with IDS, which repaired the headlight inoperative concern. However, customer comes back to say that...
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2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.4L engine VIN: 1FTSW21R68
What a nightmare! This truck came in with a complaint of loosing coolant rapidly (2 gallons in 40 miles)we found the crankcase full of water. We pulled the drain plug out and drained several gallons of grey sludge out,then poured watr in with the plug still re...
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Transfer Cas VIN: 1GKDT13W01
Hello everyone. Customer complaint is that when in 4wd the Jimmy lacks power on hills and when in 4wd the light flashes. When you press any of the 4wd button the transfer case shifts into 4wd but the 4wd light flashes. Using scanner it show everything is in 4...
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2009 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 4.8L Cuts out VIN: 1GTEC14C69
Went to tow this one in this AM and it started right up on us. Customer stated it cut out twice yesterday while driving but never quit completely. This AM it would not restart at the store. When my driver got there it fired right up but now has a code P025A. M... Trouble codes: P025A
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Driver Door Lock VIN: 1HGES16541
Drivers door lock will only work manually with door closed. Will not unlock or lock with switch, must do it manually. Replaced driver door lock actuator and no change, seem to have good power and ground at actuator, all other power door locks work normally. I ...
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2006 Infiniti M45 4.5L valves??? VIN: JNKBY01EX6
Vehicle towed to shop. Vehicle had substantially noisy motor- noise sounded to be on passenger side bank.customer stated engine started making noise after harsh acceleration on freeway. Noise was very loud at idle and sounded as there was catostrophic damage d...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L heated seats VIN: JACDJ58X81
have checked alldata, direct hit, and all data fax service and can not get an accurate wiring diagram. All info says this vehicle should have 2 switches, one for each seat but it only has one switch. The switch has 5 wires going to it but diagram shows only 4 ...
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2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L timing chain VIN: SAJDA24C4Y
hello i have this jag that came in with 4 exhaust valves broken off in the head. we have sent the head out and already have it all back together. the only problem we are having is finding accurate information on setting the timing on the vvt drums. i have cloc...
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2004 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Drivers window VIN: SAJDA42C34
Hi group, I have a problem where the drivers window will drop the required 9mm when pulling the handle(both inside & outside) but raises the instant that the handle is released & will drop again when the handle is pulled I have initialized with the switch & ...
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Lights, Locks, Inst. Cluster, Blower Motor VIN: SALAD25485
Customer came in with all sorts of strange electrical problems. The problems started after he took it through a car wash. I found that the front drains for the sunroof were plugged and cleared them. The car operates fine while driving. It only acts up after sh...
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Shift indicator VIN: 1LNLM91V7V
Tansmission range performance code p0705, lights on shifter works in p,r,n and 1. then goes blank. After checking wires to pcm and range sensor ok. tried new range sensor same result. We got an reman pcm and installed with differnt result, P,r, 2, lights up. r...
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L EGR Valve VIN: 4F24V09102
Hey everyone thanks for taking time to read my post.vehicle came in shop Jan of 2010 with a blown out egr valve we replaced it vehicle drove fine for 11 months (about 8,000 miles) came back in Dec with same problem hole in egr replaced egr for customer again. ...
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2006 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L rotors VIN: JM3LW28AX6
this vehicle has a noise when braking like the caliper is pushing back when braking i bled the calipers and replaced a rotor due to out of spec but noise is still there any help would be appreciated thanks it like a growling noise
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2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Safety VIN: 1YVHP80C57
Would any one help me to get the codes to reprogram new key. This came with no computer and we got this used ecu with that vin and i need the code to reprogram a set of new keys. Thank you in advance carlos
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Starter VIN: WDBLJ65G52
OK! Here is what I got, we have a 2002 CLK 320 that was towed in, the customer stated that she was driving and all of a sudden the lights on the dash flashed and it quit. She tried to restart the car but would not crank. When we tried to start it same thing, t...
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2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.5L installing water pump VIN: JN1CA31D7Y
Got all mounts and covers off,got coolant out drain plug,need advise how to release timing chain tensioner right,alldata don't make sense?
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L parking brake VIN: 1G1NE52MXW
The parking brake applies with only one click and does not release enough to let the rear wheels turn freely. I have to manually move the cables to get the rear wheels to turn freely. Could this be a problem with the self adjusting mecheanism in the hand brake...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L charging VIN: 1G2NE52T8X
thanks in advance , this vehicle is not charging . if i unplug & by pass the regulator the vehicle charges . if i plug the regulator connector into the alternator ,it blows the regulator . my question is ,what should i see voltage wise at the L terminal with...
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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Safety VIN: YS3FH41U86
codes Bo100 and Bo 103, Front sensor performance,electronicfrontal sensor performance,All wiring ok,my question is do the front impact sensors need to be coded after replacement? This vehicle did not deploy any bags or seat belt tensioners new sensors were rep...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 4S3BH6653Y
i have checked all seals i have checked a clearences in all clutches and steels all are good and hold i have removed and dissassembled valve body any ideas would be great
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1997 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L Axles VIN: 1T53TY14SW
Vehicle came in after sitting for 3 days. Symptom was when driving on ice or snow one of the wheels was locking up. Checked e-brake operation, also inspected brakes, wheel cylinders, hardware etc... Vehicle drives perfect on wet or dry roads. Only acts up on i...
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1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L No Start VIN: JT3FJ62G5K
well here goes first of all all these parts were replaced at another repair facility and now its at my shop. customer complains that at times after 30 mins or so of driving then turning it off for 30 mins or so vehicle will crank but not start. ok the key is i...
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2001 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L heater VIN: JTDDY38T51
hi guys i have a 2001 toyota celica vvtl 1.8 motor this is giving me a fit,its overheating and no heat in the vehicle.i tried a new stat first,checked for leaks,then i noticed no coolant flow through the bypass hoses at the fill reservoir.so i figued i would r...
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2002 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 5TEHN72N02
Hi Guys, I have this truck in my shop, it came in with an overheating complaint. Owner had changed thermostat and radiator cap. I checked cooling system and thermostat appeared not to open. I replace stat, connected scan tool and road test. Temp up to 220 degr...
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2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 5TDZA23C84
This vehicle came in with engine oil pressure and check engine lights "ON".I Removed engine oil pan and found heavy sludge build-up on the oil pump and the screen.I cleaned the sludge end reinstalled all the parts. Now the engine oil light goes off and there a... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire)
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2006 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L Radio VIN: JTEBT17R96
This car came to replace the battery and after that the radio that is a model Eclipse AVN5435 ask at the display for map disc and would not do anything else. The customer does not have any disc. I would like to find out how to turn this radio on.
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1995 Volvo 940 2.3L Hesitation, Hesitates @ 1500 RPM VIN: YV1JW8318S
When car is in park or drive when rpm hits 1500 vehicle hesitates. We replaced plugs, wires, Distributor (with cap and rotor. All OEM parts. Replaced timing belt at the same time. After replacement of Above parts we now have a hesitation at 1500 RPMs. Above 15...
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L cooling fan motor VIN: YV1LW5720T
This is my mothers car, we have installed three fan motors from two different manufactures, in the past four months, low speed resistor keeps failing! I have checked all voltages (OK) and for voltage drops in harnesses (OK). High speed still functions fine, ho...
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1999 Volvo C70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1NK53D9X
hey guys, thanks in advance for any help. this 99 volvo c70 2.4 came in about a month ago. he had the codes scanned and cleared elsewhere. requested to have a new catalytic convertor put on. ordered from dealer and replaced. car came back a week later with che... Trouble codes: P1332, P0013
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2004 Volvo S40 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS27544
This is the second post on this vehicle.I don't like doing this but this one really has me going in circles.After doing more testing,and getting a scanner to read codes correctly (Launch) which is not the best but all I have to work with,I come up with codes E... Trouble codes: ECM78, ECM91
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2003 BMW 525i 2.5L c clutches
there was no problem with the vehicle. i rebuilt the trans with zf overhaul kit and was asking if the 5 disc setup could be used instead of the 3 disc setup. the 3 disc is for the 6 cylinders, and the 5 disc setup is for the v-8 engine. i got my answer as i su...
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2006 BMW 750i 4.8L module cooling VIN: WBAHL83546
Unfortunately, I can't say this one's fixed, because the customer hasn't returned with the car yet. However, the info about using realoem.com was fantastic! It's definitely pointed me in the right direction for when the car does return. I will definitely up...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Alternator VIN: 1G4HR54K24
Thanks to all that replied. We installed another interstate battery, and my voltage readings at idle are still high but drop quickley to 14.8v and 20a. Found no draw on system so I think battery was bad. Customer has not complained so I think we have it fixed....
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G6KD54Y43
well again i am sorry but customer has not returned.in closeing most replys were to ck air pump sys operation which i have done. the promblem happens long after pump has shut off maybe 45 mins into drive. others told of tsb on wiring rubbing on clamp at rear o... Trouble codes: P0410.
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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L drivers door\shifter VIN: 1G6DP56785
Thank you for the replies, several people said to disconnect the battery, that had no effect. I sent the car to the dealer where it sat for a week till they got to it. When the tech got in the car it was all working, window and transmission. I drove it f...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, No power VIN: 1GCCS144XS
Found cam timing off by three teeth, in spite of decent compression readings. Thanks for all of the replies.
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNCS18W3S
Lots of great help but no success in repairing this at all due to poorly performing test equiptment and lack of time. Management insists on used parts and have since learned that the customer has had the engine apart. An injector balance test could not be per...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L No Start VIN: 3GNGK26J0X
the passlock module came in today from the dealer, after installing it I instantly had activity from the security light, after going throught the relearn procedure outlined in the modis, the vehical started right up. problem solved, bad paslock module/BCM Trouble codes: P1626.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T9Y
Well thanks for all the help guys. I finally just ran new wires from the PCM to the VSS and the vehicle has not been back. Keeping my fingers crossed. Thanks Again Trouble codes: P0502 (Vss low circuit-but not applicable to this truck).
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Mode Door VIN: 1GNDT13X04
Well its all done didnt get really any good ideas its a vacuum operated control there isnt any adjustment to be made so we just replaced the door and all is good for now anyway hope I dont see it next January! Thanks!
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2006 Chevrolet Aveo LT 1.6L Lock Cylinder VIN: KLTG56616B
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. AS I STATED IN MY POST THIS WAS FOR INFO ONLY. I HAD ALREADY FIXED THIS VEHICLE,THE SOLENOID WAS THE CULPRIT. THE REASON THAT I PUT THE MESSAGE WAS THAT THERE WAS NO INFO IN THE ARCHIVES ABOUT THE CHEVY AVEO HAVING THIS TYPE OF PR...
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2006 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L Misfire VIN: 1C3EL56R86
SENT TECH OUT TO TEAR DOWN VERIFY COMPRESSION AND TIMING AND FOUND TWO BROKEN VALVE SPRINGS ON REAR HEAD THANKS FOR ALL REPLIES FOR THIS CONCERN...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L cluster VIN: 2B6HB11YX2
Thanks to everyone who responded to my help request. It did turn out to be a bad PCM as several people suggested. Installed new PCM and vehicle fired right up. Programmed VIN and mileage, test drove, no further problems. I did find out that the bus resistance ...
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2005 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D8HB5D8D7
This truck hasn't acted up since I had the fuel gauge hooked up about a month ago. Before I re-installed the fuel tank, I tapped into the power wire for the fuel pump and ran it to an accesible spot to test without removing the tank. I also tapped into the sam...
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2008 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Esp,Bas,Wipers,turn signals,Radio VIN: 2B3LA43H28
thanks for the help,sounds like the steering module has been giving people some problems.they ran it thru the dealer and after checking things over they told them it needed a battery.it's been 3 wks since ,and so far it works.a little upset though,because the ...
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1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP50U2N
the fix for this car ended up being a bad ircm,hard to belive a factory part would fail in a months time. but i guess new means new,doesnt mean good. i did want to mention something i found rather confusing, all were right about the lb/o wire being the ground ... Trouble codes: 116 (Ect or eot sensor out of range), 636 (Trans oil temp sensor), 114 (Intake air temp circuit out of range), 542 (Fuel pump circuit open eca to ground), 543 (Fuel pump circuit open batt. To eca), 512 (Kam test failure).
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15X8X
After looking at everything again, and all your tips, i took the time to do a compression test when its cold and it lost about 15psi moe then when it was hot, after seeing this a cracked head was the most logical answer, pulled the plug threw my video scope wi... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire 4 cylinder).
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX20F42
Customer is content as the truck runs much better. I believe there may be a compression problem here. Or the fact that i used a reman injector to be the culprit. We did make sure no fluids drained into cylinder after pulling injector out and scoped the wireing... Trouble codes: P0284, P0308.
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Transfer Case VIN: 1FMZU73W72
I am closing this for now because the customer has picked it up and will be returning with it soon I expect. I guess I just had to walk away from it for a bit. We found a fuse in the PDC which had a crack in it. It did not appear to be blown, but whatever. ...
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2004 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTZR45E34
Well a new transfer case fixed this one. I checked the encoder for proper operation, it worked properly. I engaged the transfer case by hand and it slipped right into 4x4, but when trying to engage it back into 2wd it would snap back into 4x4 until I rolled th...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L coolant VIN: 1FTSW31P54
Sorry about delay, and Thanx for the professional replies. I ran engine with home made fuel tank pressure sensor on coolant reservoir, and found that it even built pressure while cranking it, then we ran engine with one glow plug removed at a time and found ...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYUO3155
Well. everyone who took the time to help most were right about the pcm, It did turn out to be bad so we sent it to the dealer for warranty on the pcm, I still have not figured out why I could not get a signal from the cam sensor, even with it unplugged. The on...
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2006 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L noise VIN: IFMPU18556
Everyone here is feeling quite stupid. I can't believe with all the people with loose spark plugs causing what I describe, no one actually checked the plugs. #5 was almost out, coil boot burned badly. #8 was just loose enough to leak a little compression. No n...
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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHLRD1861W
We did cylinder leak down test on the engine. In cylinder # 2 we had exhaust valve leaking. Took head off and took to machine shop, they told us we had valve seating issues. Got cylinder head back installed. Vehicle is running fine.
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1992 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, Very Rich VIN: JNKNG01C5N
Initially we wanted to replace with factory, but customer opted for NAPA due to cost difference. We have now replaced the NAPA aftermarket MAF with a factory MAF. The car still ran rich at start up and at idle. During driving and cruise, however, the oxygen se... Trouble codes: 12 (Mass Air Flow Sensor or Ckt).
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L heater box VIN: 1J4GL48K62
well, I like to say I learn something new everyday. so here goes, as some of you guys stated there must be a bypass built into the heater core because after pulling the dash and heater box to check blend door operation, every thing was up to snuff so I went ah...
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2002 Kia Rio 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12322
Sorry I don't have a fix on this one yet, customer is yet to return to the shop. Thanks for all the info. I will post an update when we get it back. Thanks again for all your time and help! Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap small leak), P0455 (Evap large leak).
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Stall
vehicle hasnt been back so calling it fixed. we rerouted the tps harness as was suggested. it was attached to the stud on the firewall so it was repositioned. we also replaced the crank sensor. thanks for everyones help Trouble codes: P0121.
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L heater radio VIN: JT8UF11E3M
Hay guy's out there that helped on this issue . I had power to all the fuses a great thank you to Steven [...] faxed me the pin locations on the control head and oem wiring diagram . Pin # B-10 is directly from fuse # 2 Left side of dash pulled fuse block down ...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L starting VIN: JT8BF28G8X
Thank you all for you input, At the end of the day we install a wire harness to the knock sensors, but we found a defective knock sensor that was install by us when the car first arrived at the shop “Aftermarket” install a Toyota part and all is well! rein...
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2007 Lexus GS350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBE96SX7
Thanks to everyone. It turned out to be a broken spring, covered under Lexus Warranty. The powertrain warranty is being extended on these engines, a recall has been sent out, my customer got it in the mail the day after I posted this help request. Trouble codes: P0301.
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA43E2S
WELL AFTER THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS AND ENDLESS TIME LOSS THE NO DATA MERCEDES IS FIXED. THE 1000 DOLLLAR MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR CURED THE BIG BEAST THANKS FOR ALL HELP AND RESPONSES.
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L delay upshift VIN: WDBHA22EXS
Thank You. The replies were very helpful. I followed the advice of Mr. [...]. I found the vacuum block @ right side rear of engine compartment. The vacuum block did have a hair line crack around the pressed in steel ball. I checked vacuum line integrity to...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L abs module VIN: WDBJF83J2Y
Thank you all for your patience and expertice. I want to first say that alain was correct in saying some vehicles may not communicate with bas.I found info stating this in alldata that the 210 chassis 4 matic will not learn BAS.John suggested performing the bl...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33403
Sorry for the extremely delayed response, I forgot I still had this open. We just ended up biting the bullet and taking it to the dealer for coding and calibration. I can say at the time of this post neither the Modis nor the iScan2 will code and calibrate the... Trouble codes: 5E19, 5E5C, 5E43.
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2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Hvac VIN: 1N4AL11D06
REPLACED THE HVAC CONTROL UNIT. THE DEALEAR SAID THEY REPLACE THESE ALL THE TIME. FUNNY NO TSB'S ABOUT THIS PROBLEM. GO FIGURE.
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1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L battery VIN: 1G3GR62C2T
Thanks to all that replied and sorry for the confusion on my techs misreading the DMM. The customer has had the car now a couple days and stated it has been starting for him no more dead battery! before he picked it up we fully charged the battery in the hopes...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Cooling Fans VIN: 1G3NL52E71
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP, THE MAIN FIX WAS THE TEMP SENDING UNIT. THERE WAS ONLY ONE SENSOR ON THIS CAR AND THE TEMP GAUGE WORKED FINE BUT AFTER CHANGING THE COOLANT FANS SHUT OFF. THE TEMP CLIMPED TO NORMAL THERM OPERATION AND FANS CAME BACK ON AT 214 OR SO. A...
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GMDUOEEYD
thanks for all the help .removed heads and sent to machine shop to test. no cracks but they did plain put back together and running fine.
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2004 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L No Start VIN: 5Y2SL62824
Soory I didn't close sooner. I looked at the plugs and sure enough they were wet but when I gave a sniff it didn't smell right and thats when it hit me- The lady accidentally filled it with Diesel- claened it and everything is all good
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