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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Airbag System VIN: 19UUA5660Y
Hello to all. This Acura failed our state's safety inspection because of the airbag light being on. Checked for codes and got code 15-3 (opds). Replaced passenger side occupant sensor. Initialized OPDS and cleared code. Airbag light still on. Repeated code cle...
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2004 Audi S4 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: WAUPL68E44
hello all, i was hoping to gain some insight fromsome other audi techs. i have this 4.2 engine with the brilliant design consisting of multiple timing chains on the rear of the engine. i have a fault code P0011 for over advanced timing on bank 1 of the engine ... Trouble codes: P0011 (camshaft timing over advanced bank 1)
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: WAUVC68E75
We pulled 00771 Fuel Level Sensor implausible signal. Gas Gauge Reads 3/4 full even when the tank is full. This is a saddle tank we can see that one side of the tank is full and the other is not. We have the fuel sending unit, but have not installed it. I hav...
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1991 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3G4AH54N7M
I would like to see what IATN makes of this. When this Century came in, I was out of town. It was stalling intermittently hot or cold, Would run fine one minute, then rough idle, stall or correct to normal. The owner brought a fuel filter. Code history, 34-M... Trouble codes: 34 (Mass Airflow Failure), 28 (3rd gear switch or circuit problem), 27 (2nd gear switch or circuit problem), 26 (Quad Driver Module Failure), 42 (Electronic Spark Timing EST Problem)
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1993 Buick Skylark Limited 3.3L Starting VIN: 1G4NJ54N6P
Help Techs! I have a 93 Buick Skylark, 3300. No start. No Injector Pulse, No Spark. Replaced Crank Sensor. Tried KNOWN Good Ignition Module and ECM. Have power to Ignition Module. When key is turned to run position the ground wire to the Crank Sensor has power...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L battery VIN: 10002XT578
This park ave has a draw on the battery .when i remove battery 1 maxi fuse 60 amp the draw goes away. I have tried removing fuses to kill the draw only the battery number 1 60 amp maxi fuse kills draw. I have unplugged radio bcm instrument cluster alternator, ...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22P3R
Engine missfires and "pings" at 40mph in high gear with converter locked up. I looked at the ignition patterns and voltage, looks good, did an injector balance test and during the test I noticed that the fuel pump was acting strange. When i pulsed the fuel pum...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No MIL VIN: IGCCS19X8T
Customer had been driving the car in limp mode for over a year he didnít notice that it was not shifting. The check engine light had been on for a year and, after he had a heater core replaced 4 months ago the light was off. It failed the Arizona emission test...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEK19TXX
When truck sits outside overnight the next morning you go to start it and it fouls out the sparks and won't start,Then after cleaning plugs it runs fine. If you let it sit again it will do the same thing. Injector pulse is in spec. mass air sensor in spec. co... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY22G6Y
My favorite corvette hasn't been gone long enough, after fixing multiple wiring problems for a start and stall the car has returned to me yet again with these new codes p1133,p1153. I have checked all wiring to and from o2 sensors and pcm, installed 4 new 02 s... Trouble codes: P1133 (Insufficient h02 sensor switching bank1 sensor 1), P1153 (Insufficent h02 sensor switching bank 2 sensor1)
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Encoder Motor VIN: 1GNDT13S43
Customer came in with 4wd service light on and code c0327. The switch indicator light is stuck on 4wd high. Cleared code and moved switch and could here the actuator working 3 or 4 times and then same problem. Found tsb#04-04-21-004 for this code-bad encoder s...
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2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L starter VIN: 2G1WB58N46
Hello out there. I have an intermittant problem, hoping someone has seen similar. 2 weeks ago customer had no start. No key fob no dash, nothing. Customer borowed our booster pack and started his car. When he came in everthing tested ok. The only indication of...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GBHG39U26
problem occurs very intermittently. no codes in any module. this is a fly by wire system. I have gotten this problem to occur a few times by stop and go driving. from a stop when you accelerate the traction light will begin flashing and the van has no power wh...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L Theft System VIN: 1GCEC14X57
After changing battery we now have a no crank with a sevice theft deterrent on the dash and a code b3060 is there a relearn without using a scanner.
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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L Differential VIN: 3GNFK12388
Have customer complaint of vehicle "feels lumpy and tries to stop itself while backing up with 4wd engaged and wheels turned." Had it in last week for a bad noise, and found the RF Hub Destroyed. Replaced hub and drove again. Sounded like a slight groan to me,...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 23456R7H55
Ok I promise I will get alldata or mitchell soon. I was able to get started after adding starting fluid, but missed out bad. tryed to do it again and would not restart. I figured it might be be flooded but I do not believe that is the case. I remember having t... Trouble codes: P352
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2C3JA63H45
i have this 300 that runs perfect at all times untill i fill the gas tank up.then it wants to cut out and die.ive never ran into this so i could use some help.once the tank is not full anymore it runs fine again.it also had a history fuel sensor performance co... Trouble codes: P0461
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L Safety VIN: 2A8GP54L16
Van came in with the air bag light on.the scantool we have is a mastertech. It will not give me a code, it only says "pass sas internal diag". I looked on alldata and i don't see that listed. I have used this scanner before on this van for the airbag system an...
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1990 Dodge D250 5.9L powertrain VIN: 1B7KM2688L
Thanks for any replies. I have this 1990 power ram 250 4x4 with a singing type noise under a slight load, in all forward gears except 1st gear. Noise is heard above 25 mph, below 65 mph. Sounds like trans. , tansfer case area. The noise goes away as soon as yo...
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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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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Starting VIN: 3D7MX48C97
vehical has int. battery draw , can sit in shop for04-5 days no problem leave out side in 20 degree or colder and wont start , has new igntion switch and under hood fuse box was replaced because cover was left off and had corsion , when this happens pcm sets p...
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 4.7L headlights VIN: 1D7HU18P37
Headlights will flicker while driving on low or high. I removed the fuse block from the fender well and disconnected the connectors to the headlamp circuit and reconnected them using dielectric grease to help with the connection, when I tested the pins at the,...
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMYU24E5X
Hello all this Explorer cam in running but will not run in gear. checked for codes has 12 stored all 02 sensors an trans codes. am I looking for a bad harness? any help.
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Monitors wont set VIN: 1FMYU24X3X
I have this explorer in my posession that is driving the customer crazy! after giving another shop over 500 bucks for a tuneup and battery,he asked them to get an inspection sticker put on it.upon picking up the vehicle,the tech told him to drive it for awhile...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L current draw VIN: 1FTNX21F3X
Next day batteries dead.Found 2-3 amp draw.Remove 50 amp main fuse that feeds the inside fuse panel,draw reduced to .018ma , normal.While checking around fuse panel underdash the engine started cranking.No key in ignition.I unplugged ignition switch and neutra...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L heater VIN: 1FMRU15W81
This truck has a rusty cooling system. The engine isn't overheating. The heater starts loosing heat from the front and-or rear. The cores were flushed about 10 times in 3 days. It works for a few miles. We removed the soft plug from each side of the block and ...
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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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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Gem VIN: 1FAFP55U92
Does anyone have a source for a rebuilt GEM on this vehicle? Ford is telling me the module is discontinued. This hard to beleive, since the car is 8 years old. Nothing surprises me from Ford anymore, though. Thanks in advance.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSE34P24
Hi everyone and thanks for the help. A customer decided to give up on his Ford E350 6.0L van. We aren't familiar with the 6.0l engine and I bought it to get more comfortable repairing them. This van takes about 20-30s to start and will stall when hot and not r... Trouble codes: P2291 (High pressure oil low psi)
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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Transmission VIN: 1FMEU74886
Hesitation under moderate acceleration, U1900-2F, U1900-20, B1251-60, B1681-20, U0101-FF. No P-codes found in pcm. Cleared codes. After a few hesitation events, the wrench light comes on, the check engine light comes on, and trans goes into limp mode. Replaced...
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2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Turn Signals Brake Lights VIN: 1FTRF12237
Turn signals and brake lights will intermittently not work after fuse # 2 in cjb blows. Cannot see a pattern as to why this happens. Can install new fuse wiggle wire harness and problem cannot be found. Replaced all bulbs front , rear , and high mounted. Trail...
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2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L cooling system
Tech help please this 2003 denali has had me at wits end have any of you guys run in to this before ive had many cars come in with a p0128 code and I put thermostat in them and fixed them but ive never had one i put a gm thermostat in and the light come back o...
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2004 GMC Savana 2500 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGG25U14
While test driving this van a week ago I noticed that the engine would hesitate and stumble only when making a Right Hand turn and slightly accelerating the same time. Travel in a straight path or make a Left Hand turn, no problem. We checked under the van for... Trouble codes: P0336
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2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L air bag light VIN: 1GTEK19BX6
The problem I have is it has service code B1001 after replacing module,incorrect configurtion.I have read you can fix this.I can't figure it out.I do have a Tech2.There is a configurtion on special test,but it saids complete ,tried to do it and no luck.I don't...
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D44
Could use some help with this Hyundai. Had a code p0010 (A-cam postion actuator circuit B1). I found the same problem in the archives and most said to remove variable valve timing actuator and check for sludge. Hyundai seems to call it an oil control valve. We... Trouble codes: P0010 (A-cam position actuator circuit bank 1)
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CY58VZR
Upon arrival, no spark, no inj. pulse,no rpm reading on scanner. good power and ground to module, crank sensor tested low on ohm test only 884 ohms ( spec is 900-1200 ohms) replaced with supplied used sensor that tested good. a/c voltage test good over .1v a/c...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Charging VIN: SAJEA51C54
Customer has stated that battery lamp would come on intermittently for the last year. We never had vehicle when battery lamp was on untill now. Battery lamp is on at all times now and charging system is not functioning. We verified all grounds we could find on...
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2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) 4.7L Stall VIN: 1J8HG48N36
I don't expect a fix with the information I give you. I have no codes to start with. The vehicle always runs well when I'm driving it. The customer says that her Commander will intermittently stall when coming into an intersection. She says it happens more oft...
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2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L ESP, BAS, TCS, Shifter Interlock VIN: 1J4GL48KX6
Customer brought vehicle in this morning and said that the Electronic Stability Program, Brake Assist System, and the Traction Control System indicators all lit up at the same time on her dash. She also stated that at the same time that started she started hav...
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2001 Kia Sephia 1.8L Po748 VIN: KNAFB12101
Car came in for engine knock and tech replaced engine and took out for test drive only to find out it was stuck in 2nd gear with code po748/po745 it will manual shift between 2 and 1 but will not shift to 3
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2001 Kia Sephia 1.8L 2-3 Shift VIN: KNAFB12101
No 2-3 shift
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2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNY22254
vehicle came in for miss at #2 cylinder,diagnosed it to the driver in the ecm,replaced it with a used ecm,vehicle will not start now with either ecm. has all its inputs,powers and grounds,scanner shows 220rpm while cranking but now has no spark or injector pul...
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT753JSG00
Sorry for the stupid request, but i am chasing a brake power booster for this vehicle. Lexus in australia want to charge the customer $4000 for a new one. This sounds a little expensive. If anyone knows were i can buy one genuine or generic could you please se...
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2001 Lexus GS430 4.3L power windows, warning lights,door locks VIN: JT8BL69S31
Customer stated random dash warning lights (air bag, low fuel), intermittent door lock operation and erratic window operation. The door locks and dash display are working normal at this time but the power windows are not. The drivers window is the only one tha...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LMFU28R13
This Navigator came in on the hook with a no start no grank condition. Had the "PRNDL error no back up aid" in message center. Let it warm up (-20* below F that morning) hooked up scanner no codes, fiddled with the shifter a bit, still nothing. Came back a lit...
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1994 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F2CU44X8R
Cps erratic voltage when does run,
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2001 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L 3-4 shift VIN: 1YVGF22D11
We got this car in with strange shifts in all gears, sometimes hard, sometimes soft and lags. We took it to one of our local trans shops and had the valve body replaced and they took it to the dealer and had the module re-flashed. 1-2 and 2-3 seem to shift fin...
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2002 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Tsc VIN: JM1TA22262
Customer brought the car in, we replaced the water pump and valve cover gasket. Installed new intake gaskets aswell. Car started up and is now Idling perfectly. When you drive the car a distance of about six miles The computer goes into limp mode and illuminat...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBGA43E1S
Car runs great for the first 5-10 minutes (from cold start), then bogs badly under load, coughs, splutters, and stalls - very long crank and hard start after this happens. Since the problem started, we have replaced the engine wiring harness (deteriorated), s...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF70J91
hello group, ive got a strange one here. car came in with the check engine light on. pulled a p0170- fuel trim b1. FTs were at +25%. smoked intake and found no leaks. i replaced the maf with a bosch unit as i have fixed many of these cars this way in the past.... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Monitors VIN: WDBRF64JX1
Any idea how to set EGR,EVAP, and CAT monitors to ready status . I drove the car over 500 miles .O2 sensor monitor and O2 heater are ready ..won't pass emissions test without that
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Tail Gate Switch VIN: WDBRH81J83
Submitting this as a reference for other users. There is a tsb for a problem with the tail gate switch in various mb models, but inop status usually appears in summer months after long exposure to sun (not during a cold nh winter day!) micro switch holder in t...
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2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AH86D65
hey ther have an "evo" in my shop here stumping us all about 3-4 grand under boost have a what feels like a missfire. Vehicle came in for wstegate malfunction code followed trouble tree for code everything checked ok changed a actuator at request of customer t... Trouble codes: P0234
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1N4DL01D8Y
Hi,I have a 2000 Nissan Altima 2.4 GXE the problem star two month ago, the engine die some time and the service engine light came on P0325 Knock sensor, I change the part and now the problem continue but no code,no vacuum leak, idle it's ok, only when I move t...
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51DX1
The problem is that the car have a poor idle quality.2 coils(1-2) won't make fire.i have 3 wires on coil.positive,negative and pulse.positive and negative are ok.the pcm don't drive these 2 coils.i was checked positive and ground to pcm.all is ok.i was replace...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Charging VIN: 1N4BL11D05
car towed in no start ..battery dead but only one year old, charged up and it has a major drain on the battery every thing off it is in excess of 800 milliamps and lite a test lite brite between the batt neg and cable , have remove all fuses and it dosent chan...
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2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L transfer case VIN: 1N6BA06B35
Customer compaint was that truck is hard to get out of 4 wheel drive and would shack. I found it slow going in and especially trying to get it out, although I did not feel shacking. (driving back and forth and switching switch) Has no abs light on, but does ha...
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1981 Porsche 924 2.0L No Start, no fuses will light VIN: WP0AA092XR
Well hello everyone. i have a crazy one here i dont work on porsche at all so its a good learning tool. well car has been sitting 10+ years i bought the car for dirt cheep guy said he was driving it and all of a sudden it stoped running and he put it into stor...
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2003 Saturn L200 2.2L blower speed VIN: 5452318541
Hey guys thanks in advance... we got a car in today 03 L200 saturn once the key is on the heat is on full blast no matter what u put the control on. only way to turn it down is by turning the key off... let me start by saying today is my day off so i was not t...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L VVT-I System VIN: JTEHF21AX1
DTC P1351 and P1354 continue to reset after replacing the VVT-I gear and OCV. Oil pressure is within spec arrording to repair manual. Did not see anything wrong with the gear or passages. Timing belt is correct. DTC won't reset unless vehicle is driven. Swappe...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Rotors VIN: 5UXFA53502
replaced front rotors, torqued to factory specs. road tested ok will wait to hear from client
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L ride control VIN: 1G6KD52B1R
Hi gang The vehicle is fixed and one very happy customer. I ordered the kit from Strutmasters and the relay kit from Napa. I wired it in as per the tsb and all worked well. You people are the greatest. Thanks for all the help Tommy
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L theft deteant VIN: 1G6KS5Y4VU
Thanks for your help, it seems at some shade tree mechanic left a connector unplugged and turned a fairly simple 1 hour job into a 3 day boondoggle. I guess I should stick with the engineering side of things now. But I just can't bring myself to pay someone ...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L ebcm VIN: 0G6DM57704
hi everyone After the brake pedal postition switch was adjusted, the ABS would set a code if activated. The code was right rear tire not starting to turn fast enough after the pedal was released. I flushed the brake fluid and still had trouble. I'm in North...
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1989 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.0L Springs VIN: 1G1BN51E4K
thank you to anyone who put forth an effort to helping,i ended up using moog cc621 instead of cc623 in the rear.this spring has a 1.75 inch higher installed height.as for the fronts im still researching an old spring book my supplier came up with and i will ad...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L trans? axle? wheel bearing? VIN: 2G1WX15K11
I recieved 28 good replys, that was great. Some refered to tsb about aluminum subframe cracking. I had seen this before and had checked it, forgot to mention in post. Many others said after market wheel bearings, this was where I was headed, but wish i had tak...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L abs and transmission VIN: 1GNDT13S02
after further inspection of all the connectors and completing a tsb for a loose ground at the engine block for pcm, the fix was the harness at the speed sensor was missing the rubber isolator at the purple white wire, the configuration of this harness was allo...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Hot Cold Mode Actuator VIN: 1GNEC13Z72
this one is repaired at last. The fix was a new pigtail or wiring harness for the blend door actuator. We ordered a new one and replaced it. Performed the needed relearn and it was fixed. Thanks for the wonderful help and replies. And specil thanks to Edward a...
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Tailgate Motor VIN: 1GNFK16327
I installed a new lift motor assembly (very expensive). It did not come with the tailgate lift motor module. I pressed the button and the same problem occured. I installed a different scanner and found that on this one I could enter the tailgate lift module. F...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Air bag VIN: 3A8FY68896
Thank you for the replies. Had to sublet vehicle to another shop, due to the fact we don't have a Starscan. They reflashed all modules and vehicle is working great. Everyone is still unsure of how it happened with disconnecting the battery before any other wor...
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2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.9L drain plug VIN: 1B7GG2AZX1
put rad in all good. have not had any problems . thanks for all the replies . used different brand rad and plug seems a lot tighter .
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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L12
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED THE TRUCK WAS FIXED BY REPLACING THE INTAKE GASKETS. I FINALLY FOUND THE PROBLEM WITH A SMOKE MACHINE AND THE TRUCK SITTING OUT SIDE AT TEMPS BELOW 20 DEGREES Trouble codes: P0474 (p0471-), P0471 (testing and results).
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12V36
well, as it turns out, the basics always seem too be overlooked this vechile was 40,000 miles overdue for an oil change!!! changed the oil and flushed it twice, cleaned the throttle body and reset kam. shzam! it runs great now. thanks too all that responded!(p... Trouble codes: P0345, P0420, P0430.
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L pump VIN: 2FAHP71V28
Thank you for all of the help. We found a collapsed return line to the pump. Replaced and purged air and all is well.
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2001 GMC W3500 Forward W3S042 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4KDB4B1R51
I replaced both ox sensors the maf sensor and the cap and rotor that fixed the problem thanks for all the help. Michael Harrisburg Auto Service Trouble codes: P0468.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L temperature gauge VIN: 1HGCG3258W
Thanks to all that tried to help,I tried rechecking for shorts and ordered a dealer temp sender. Still no shorts were found and I didn't get the sender in time due to snow storms, customer couldn't wait anymore and took car back before finished checking.
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L oil in coolant VIN: 1LNFM92V3W
Only 4 replies but most people said the oil cooler, this vehicle does not have an oil cooler only a oil filter adapter thats intigrated with the lower hose adapter. We already put a new gasket on and looked at the housing, no cracks noticed. I drained off the ...
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2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L blower VIN: 5LMEU27R52
Thanx help, cust took vehicle and is not worried about the problem right now. I did not see where this linc navs have an after blow system, I would think it would work differently than with just the auto light timer, but it was a good thought. My s 80 has one ...
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1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1BJ2219X
The dark spots below my eyes are starting to clear up!!! Thanks to everyone on this great site, and to my guy Jim for NEVER giving up. We found a bad EGR boost sensor/map sensor. This darned thing controls a bunch of things including fuel pressure sensor and...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L no communication VIN: 4M2ZU86W62
Well this vehicle has been referred to the dealer for a re-flash of the PCM. Both the generic OBD II data and the manufacturer specific data use two different Protocals for communication. The EPA uses a third Protocal for communication within the PCM. It is ...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Suspension VIN: 4M2EU36E76
thanks guys, the fix was two front struts. One strut was clearly frozen. I could not move it at all. I have never seen a frozen strut before in my career lol. This is a Church owned truck that the preacher drives, so I dont think any crazy driving was happenin...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28Y31
Thank to all for the advice.I ended up pulling the front diff,it made easier access to remove other components.Thanks again made job easier and went smooth.
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1978 Oldsmobile Omega 3.8L choke heater VIN: 3B69A8W109
Thank you, everyone, for all the info. The problem was that I didn't have the correct schematic to now what is the source power. This is a 2 pin oil switch. Mitchell shows only a 3 pin switch and most responces I got said the same. A page from an original GM b...
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1987 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3HN5433H
Thanks for all your insights and help. I was very impressed at the amount/quality of the responses. After watching the data closely I noticed that the MAF was jumping from 6 g/s to 26 g/s and at that moment the car started to act up. I unplugged the MAF and...
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1992 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Mechanical VIN: 1G2WH54TXN
Thanks to all who replied. The lifters in this engine refused to bleed down even running with rockers loose. The push rods were all in the right place. We tried on and off several days and times to get the lifters to work. Today we gave up pulled engine apart ...
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2002 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JF1GD67582
Most of the replies said the AFR sensor would fix the car. I told my boss that I would like to replace the AFR sensor. My boss talked to the used car dealer and the dealer does not want to replace it, the car is going back to auction. Sorry I couldn't have a c...
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1986 Toyota Corolla LE 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: JT2SV12E6G
Customer is going to put another motor in this car. thanks to all of you for your in put on this car again thanks
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2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L No drive symptoms VIN: 3VWRA71K28
performed a relearn with snappy solus and light never came back. had to use expert mode in the solus. with Address Word 01 , Function 04-Basic Settings and Display Group 142 til showed adpt OK. Trouble codes: P2015 (Intake manifold flap sensor / motor).
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1997 Volvo 850 2.4L steering rack or pump? VIN: YV1LS5645V
First, we sprayed the u joints closest to the rack with penetrating spray. While turning the wheel the binding issue went away. Realizinmg that was the issue the part was replaced. The vehicle was fixed and no further issues. Thanks for all the responses, you ...
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