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2003 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L No door locks,brake light on in dash, VIN: JH4DC53082
OK guys. Im working on a friends ACURA RSX Type-s And I have some major electrical problems. The first problem is no power door locks I checked all the fuses and relays and all is working no broken wires any were and all the grounds are good. Then the windshie...
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1993 Audi 100 S 2.8L Transmission VIN: WAUBJ84A1P
Customer had car towed in, car was high centered on center median during snow storm. Transmission pan crushed, valve body damaged, corner transmission where pan mounts broken, left transmission mount broken. We inherited a reman transmission from a 95 Audi Cab...
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1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster 3.2L No Start VIN: WBCK9335WL
This car was towed in, it was flooded just like a year ago. Then we did a tune up and the customer hasn't had a problem till now. I was able to start the car by holding the pedal down clearing the flood. Now it starts fine. Has anyone had a problem like this.
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L crank but no start VIN: WBADP6330X
Hi all, I need some help on this 99 BMW 518i station wagon, cat towed in with crank but no start. Vehicle die on the road before towed in, found coolant leak out from a broken electric thermal stat housing. Some how it just pop broken through the plastic hou... Trouble codes: P1188, P1189, P0125, P1622
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2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1234567890
Hello, thanks in advance for reading this. Sorry about the fake VIN, I am no longer at the shop. This is a plain old 2004 Buick with a 3.8. It does not start, it does crank. The vehicle acts like it almost wants to start, sometimes when you release the key aft...
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2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6KS54Y61
engine missfires for 10 to 20 seconds after hot restart. ok on cold starts, and ok after missfiring "spell", until next stop, and next hot restart. Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L cruise VIN: 1GYEK63N04
Vehicle came in no-brake lights intemitten, cruise control in/op. Replaced brake light switch (oe part) brake lights work good, still have cruise control that will not work. data says stop lamp switch applied, unplug switch same data. have 5 volts on white wir...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Cluster VIN: 2GCEC19T7X
Hello this is a vehicle that i'm trying to diagnose before i leave for vacation tmomorrow. The instrument cluster is totally inop unless the vehicle is in reverse. I noticed the data for under bcm ignition 1 is inactive unless the vehicle is put in reverse. Ne...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L p0872 VIN: 1GCHK23182
PLEASE!! help me out this truck has P0872 code have checked tsb and replaced PNP also have ran through the testing procedure for this code. one you shift into over drive it shifts from first to second fine and when it gose into thrid it has a hard shifr after ...
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Low Oil Pressure VIN: 1GNEC16Z45
Oil pressure at start-up is 30psi, as engine warms oil pressure drops to below 10psi. Oil is ariated, bearings look good, engine doesn't miss, and there is no engine noise until the pressure drops below 10psi. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Transfer Case VIN: 2GCEK13T05
Hi I have this 05 chevy 4wd that comes out of gear when in 2wd mode. If you press the auto 4wd button or 4wd high button it will drive fine but when in 2wd it will drive a short distance then pop out of gear like the transfer case is in neutral and the only wa...
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2005 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L Harmonic Balancer VIN: 1G1YY34U65
I'm wondering what all is involved with the replacement of the harmonic balancer. This car has the symptoms of TSB#05-06-01-001D. My question is, do you really need to use the special tool to remove the front mono-leaf? And what about removing the harmonic bal...
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2005 Chevrolet WORKHORSE 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5B4KP42V55
Well this is a work horse, but just pretend that its a silverado 1500 series pick up. It came in a week ago with throtle body system codes. Testing determined that the #1 tps was not working. So we installed a new throtle body. That took care of half of the co...
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L locks, lights, blower VIN: 2CND123FX5
EVERYTHING points to a bad body control module but it's not setting codes. Both dome lights act like strobe lights when the doors are open and the vehicle's off. Horn randomly sounds off but it's quiet Doors lock and unlock randomly Ditto with the heater...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L master cylinder VIN: IGCHK23245
Hello techs I had this truck come in with all four wheels locked up. I was able to open bleeders and get the brakes to loosen up. I looked at the fluid coming out and it looked dark, upon adding fluid to the master I noticed some type of oil kind of mixed in a...
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2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Trailer Brake Wiring VIN: 379J116294
According to TSB#07-08-45-001F : The harness, with blunt wire ends, to connect an aftermarket Trailer Brake Controller should be looped and taped to the main harness near the Data Link Connector. There is a very good picture of the location on the TSB. I have ...
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L no communica VIN: 2C4GP54L24
Greetings, everyone. We cannot find information on a "PTC 7" circuit breaker in this wonderful Town&Country van. Came in with an ABS light on and intermittent dash lights flashing when left turn signal is on (can't duplicate that yet). No communication with sc...
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2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L gauges/ warning lights VIN: 3A8EY58B38
Good morning This PT Cruiser has a intermittent problem with the instrument cluster, the gauges will drop and all the warning lights will come on as if you have just turned the key on for the first time. It will take at least a 1/2 hour of driving before this...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7GG22XX1
Greetings! Looking for a little help in advance for this vehicle. Don't need general guesses - I already have those. Hoping someone has experienced this problem with these before and can offer a suggested path to diagnose and repair. Customer tells me fuel mil...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Stall
help with this headache. engine stalls at idle in park or in gear when warmed up only when turned full left or right. installed new iac,cleaned throttle body,checked for wiring harness rubbing on tie rods. this vehicle has NO power steering pressure switch, th...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23662
We replaced the injection pump due to prior experience but truck will not start opened lines at head and fuel comes out when cranking no codes are set am i overlooking anything these are supposto be a simple system this thing is driving me crazy any help would...
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2008 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L Limp Mode VIN: 1B3LC46K98
car came in shop with a limp mode condition,has code p0765.ud soleniod circuit code.the customer a local body shop has already installed new solenoid.we tested the resistance at pcm terminal 50 to 5, 52 to 5 53 to 5 & 77 to 5 and have the recomended spec of 1....
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1988 Ferrari 328 GTS Quattrovalvole 3.2L Hard start VIN: ZFFA20A7J0
I have a hard starting problem, worse when hot. Will have to give some throttle to start when warmed up. Car was taken to another shop and the fuel head was worked on. Not sure exactly what they did but problem ocurred after work performed. Fuel pressure at 80...
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1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14H0N
Hello all! This truck has been to 3 other shops including the Ford dealer. All of the parts changed never helped a bit. It has an intermintent ignition glitch and stall, also a cold hesitation. When I scoped the injectors and the primary ignition, the pattern ...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L Gauge VIN: 1FTZF17WNA
Start truck and gauge reads cold as it should, but run it for 5 min or so and gauge shoots to full hot, sender replaced, system full, no leaks. temp on scanner reads correctly
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5527Y
no other symptoms or needs.any thoughts or history on this fault would be helpful. Trouble codes: P1633
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L cylinder 1 VIN: 2FAFP71W7Y
Switched coil on cylinder 1 with 2, misfire didnt switch cylinders. swapped spark plugs, and swapped fuel injector with cylinder 4. im still pulling a code for misfire on cylinder 1. any ideas?
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21P73
Good morning all,I got this diesel back today running poor. It has a turbo boost code, making a hissing sound when running. Customer complaint was the hiss. It sat here for a few days before we could get it in the shop. Started it up to bring it in ran like cr...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L no MIL VIN: 1FMZU62K33
MIL will not come on ever. failed Texas emmision insp. PCM said it is being commanded on. My Modis did not let me do a funtional test to see if it could work. We check fuses and did not find any bad . Looks like PCM talks to cluster on data line. Pulled dash a...
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2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAHP07Z07
Im working on this 07 ford fusion and i have two codes for the throttle actuator.All this started after i removed the dash to replace the evaporator temp.sensor. I had the battery disconnected while i did the job and when i hooked it back up the air cond. work... Trouble codes: P2104, P2112
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1997 GMC C3500 Sierra SLT 6.5L steering gear box VIN: 1GCHC36F6V
This truck has a wobble in the steering when stopping. It is NOT a brake pulsation, there is a difference so please don't suggest brake rotors and calipers. When braking, at around 12-20 mph, the steering wobbles pretty bad. I lifted and supported the front su...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GKDT13W3Y
Vehicle stumbles, cuts out and will stall on occasion with moderate to heavy accel. If you hold your foot on the gas pedal as it begins to act up the car will backfire and pop, like the timing is WAY off, shudder and bog down and will stall at times. No codes ...
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1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L Fuel gauge VIN: JHMBA425MC
Hey everyone. I have another question for all of you. This is my daaughters first car. I have preety much rebuilt the motor in this and I am trying to fix the fuel gauge. It is always on full. I tried a used cluster from salvage yard and the same thing. So I d...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L srs VIN: IHGCG2254Y
Honda accord brought in from local car dealer with srs light on, extracted code from jumping dlc terminals, original code was 9-3 for drivers seat belt buckle, simple fix and very common problem. Installed new buckle, now this is where the problem starts. Trie...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start VIN: JHLRD18611
This vehicle has tons of miles. In pretty good shape though and maintenance has been done regularly. Belongs to a good friend of mine. I have tons of Dodge & Cummins XP but way out of the loop on this one. Initial checks found no spark to the spark plugs. Did ...
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2008 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Drive Axle VIN: 1HGFA16518
Hi Folks, this vehicle can in with the passenger side front drive axle clicking and making noise, drive axle was replaced with a Honda reman axle, now we have a 11-13 code in the system. We watched data, and the passenger side front wheel speed sensor doesnt r...
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2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JACDS58X22
car just dosent want to run cold and no codes. backfires and smokes until warm then runs great
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L speedometer VIN: 4S2CK58Y04
the trans is a aisin & hitachi ecm
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C82
I have a jag that has been here multiple times for the same codes, misfires, cylinder 1-3-5 (bank 1) appears to run normal to a certain degree over 2000 rpms, fuel trims in closed loop indicate that bank 1 is full lean, and bank 2 is full rich. We dropped the ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Surge VIN: 1J8GW58N72
No matter how long your in this business you always hit something new. Jeep came in with no start and codes for crank signal, pcm (p0601) and 1299 high air flow. I new it needed a pcm from the p0601 so did attempted to repair each code as protocol (little did ... Trouble codes: P1299, P0601, P0339
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2008 Jeep Commander (Truck) Overland 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1J8HG6821C
This car has an occasional misfire at idle with it becoming more prevalent as you accelerate. This car can run well for a period of time (5-10 miles). If you watch the DRB you can monitor multiple misfires with #6 being by far the worst. MDS controlled cylinde... Trouble codes: P0300, P3449, P3441, P3425, P3401
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Rear Air Bags VIN: 1LNLM81W3V
Help again this linc came in with the right rear air bag flat lr inflatted could see cracks in bag so replaced both. Pump is not running both bags flat replaced fuse still nothing mitchel shows specail scanner is required does anyone know a way around this? th...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L Rad Fan VIN: 1LNHM87A74
Cust. stated radiator fan making noise while driving. (This is the hydraulic operated fan system) did not hear any unusual noise from fan but noted that in the bay while running at idle speed fan would go to full speed and remain there (no cycle). Dash gauage ...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L unknown VIN: JM1BK32355
This car turns the check engin light on within 3 miles of reseting. I hooked up a launch c recorder a saw repeated codes of po455 p2187 p2195. Our of 33 trips these codes sppeared 21 times. tsb 01-052/06 has information about a purge solenoid valve. My contact...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBEA66E4P
Hello all i have a 93 300ce giving me some trouble.The car has been sitting for 2 years.I get the car in and replace the headgasket due to a blown gasket it was pushing coolant out of the resevoir while cranking therefore killing the plugs with coolant.After n...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF74J6Y
I can't really feel it missing feels verl slight under medium throttle seems to run ok full throttle. Intermittantly under medium throttle it will just shut down the entire left bank of cylinders until you shut it off and restart. New plugs, one plug wire and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Ramdom misfire), P0305 (Misfire 5 cyl), P0306 (Misfire 6 cyl), P0307 (Misfire 7 cyl)
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1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 6MPCT01Z1M
HELP!Ford Techs. LOL I have this old clunker that is giving me a hard time.It came into shop on a hook a no stsrt. I went out to bring it in & it started of course.I let it run in the shop & after an hr or so it died.I found that I loose spark & injector pulse...
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1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
Engine has a dead miss on number 4 cylinder. I removed spark plugs and found the number 4 is covered in oily soot. I did a compression test and found all cyl's around 150. I next checked injector resistance-11.5 just like the other three. Pulled the injector t... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cmp sensor circuit), P0300 (Random misfire)
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21A0X
Replaced all coils because system would stored a hard p1320 after start up. Replaced all coils a second time with same results. The nissan bulletin refers to the right side engine harness but thats all it says. Did anyone actually find something wrong with the... Trouble codes: P1320 (Ignition primary circuit)
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D3Y
the vehicle will die sometimes but only dies when at idle. what is interesting is the fuel trims, the ltft sit at neg 10.2 on both banks, as long as the vehicle is running the fuel trims will not change, they stay at 10.2, now if we go wot, the ltft will chang...
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D8S
Hi Nissan techs, we have this Sentra that intermittently hesitates/ has lack of power when accelrating. We can experiance the problem on the road but can not recreate it in the shop. We also have a reoccuring code P0132 "O2 signal high bank 1 sensor 1". When t... Trouble codes: P0132
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ52KOV
Vehicle fails to start intermittently. It spins until the ignition is returned to off or run position then restart. Immediately it will run just like normal! Crank sensor and Cam sensor signal look normal when it is running. Fuel pressure is 42 psi at idle. Ha...
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1998 Pontiac Trans Sport Montana 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
ok guys, please help!! car came in shop with coolant leak. dye test...head gasket. change head gaskets and start up. sounds like timing belt broke when turning over. found pushrods bent. the short ones??? if it was the long ones i would say installed wrong, bu... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2JB1242X
Hi fellow IATN Techs, hope some of you can help me out with this Sunfire. This was at another shop & towed in as a no start. They had put a new fuel pump & ign. coil. The car has no 12v power from the computer to the fuel pump relay(dk.green/white pin 8). Also...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Blend Doors VIN: 1G2WJ52J7Y
We have just switched repair info providers to Mitchell and to be honest, we are learning the new system very slowly. Our problem is that this car has very little to no volume to the defrost vents on both sides and l.h. dash vents. The lower register seems OK....
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Cluster/ Info Center VIN: 2G2WR52404
Right after starting, info center display's multiple warning's. ABS, anti-lock,variable rate power steering,service brake system,low fuel/fuelgage erratic. Checked for code's.None at this time.
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2002 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH63512
Re-occuring code of P1443 MIL was off for aprox 3 months. Back on again, then we warranty bad vent solenoid. Now light has returned. I pulled vaccum on evap system with manual purge control, ground vent at canister read tank pressure to aprox 1.2 average with... Trouble codes: P1443
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2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Surge VIN: 4S3BL67615
Hello, This Subaru has an intermittent surge. It usually in 4th or 5th gear (manual trans) and light loads. The only thing which is real obvious on the scan tool (no codes) is that when the surge happens, the ST fuel trim wildly oscillates from +20%-25% to -2...
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2003 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L window motor VIN: JETC18DEF4
As stupid as this may sound the window motor/switch reset on this 2003 Landcruiser is kicking my butt. Not knowing the window motor had to be timed to the window regulator the window motor was replaced and not clocked in the right position so whenever the wind...
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2005 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L All brakes dragging VIN: 5TDBA23C15
Where do I start? The left front has bearing noise. Noise does not increase or decrease on a turn so I'm considering its a transmission axle output bearing. At non related times the brakes feel like there dragging and the TPMS light comes on. If I'm correct on...
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2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WAUAC48H84
Thanks to everyone for the help and suggestions. Many responses suggested replacing the oil pump and checking for sludge in the oil pick up tube. The original help request stated that we had already replaced the oil pump and pick up tube and found very little ...
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L tensioner , timing chain VIN: WAUAH74F58
After talkin to customer and other techs best just to replace engine customer didnt want to risk tryin to remove debri
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: WBAAM3343Y
Well it is fixed. Since I could not find any vacuum leaks was a bit stumped. While sitting in the shop I reved the piss out of the engine several times after clearing codes and it idled fine. Drove it until the MIL came on. Each time I did this I had a vanos c... Trouble codes: P1188 (fuel control bank 1), P1189 (fuel control bank 2), P0170 (fuel trim bank 1), P0170 (fuel trim bank 1).
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADM634YG
I did a fuel sample and found water in the tank, replace the plugs and the gas, and got the car started, thank you everybody Trouble codes: P0441, P1250.
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1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1L egr tube VIN: 2G4WY52M9W
Well you guys hit the nail on the head again. Like many of you said, you've seen this before while doing the lower intake gaskets and the egr ports are plugged. This goop look just like oil and water mixed together. With the egr ports plugged it just builds...
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1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L noise VIN: 1G6KS52Y3R
Well this Caddy has a new home. Owner decided against any repairs as the car was running and the clicking noise may or may not be repaired with a new actuator. Sold the car. I was informed that I could not do as relearn on the security by cycling the key switc...
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No spark VIN: 1GNDX03E5V
Thanks to Mike from British Columbia and his pin voltages and advice there was an overlooked blown fuse to the DLC/cigarette lighter which threw communication. We restored spark and injector pulse through replacing the injection relay. There is still a fuel-pr...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Speedometer VIN: 1GCHK23G14
Thanks for the many replies. This is the first time all replies were completely unanimous - bad speedo. Apparently, the stepper motor that constitutes the speedometer mechanism goes bad - common problem. There is an extended warrantee on these but this vehicle...
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2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF52E45
Thanks everyone for your info. most of you where right on suspecting the catalytic converter. after replaceing all damaged parts a back pressure test was done and cat. was replaced to finish the job. all the codes where set by the damaged parts. Trouble codes: P0101 (p0300-), P0300 (p0620-), P0620 (p1106-), P1106 (p1626-), P1626.
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Disc, Pres Plate, flywheel? VIN: 1B7MF3369W
Thanks to everyone that replied (all 21 of you!). Nearly all said that the culprit was the aftermarket clutch. The clutch I installed was a new NAPA clutch kit. After removing the NAPA clutch and comparing that disc with the LUK from Dodge I could see no de...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RXW
Thanks for all the replies, I put vehicle back together this morning, on my 2nd 25 mile test drive the car ran hot, shut engine down immediately, let cool for apx 10 minutes and then it would not start, turned over fine, no codes had reset, scan tool data sh... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sensor circuit malfunction), P0356 (- ignition coil 6 circuit failure), P1391 (intermittent loss of cam or crankshaft position sensor), P1698 (No CCD messages from TCM/ P1687 No CCD Message from MIC), P0320 (crank position circuit malfunction), P1695 (No CCD Messages Received From BCM - With Automatic Transmission).
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1B7KF23661
Got a oem high out injection pump, all is good, thanks for all the input Trouble codes: P0216.
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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Lighting VIN: 2D8GP44L56
The battery positive cable going to the pdc.That sits right next to the battery,had a bad connection.it powered up the fcm.thanks to all!
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy, Slow to accelerate VIN: 1FTDX1722V
for some reason i thought i had already closed this request, but evidently i haven't sorry for the delay. the balancer keyway was the culprit replaced balancer and key and all is good
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L hard start VIN: 1FTNW20F6X
The problem was the injector O-rings leaking but Brian [...] was correct. Drove it hard for over 30 miles and now it starts and runs like new. Anyone working on POWERSTROKES no matter what oil pressure related repair you make,drive it before you do any othe...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: L6YLB31592
Thanks for all the help. Went the route of new coils all around and truck runs good. Expensive for customer but saved alot of wasted time chasing a coil that was feeding back. Talked to dealer and they recommended changing coils in there shop all the time. Tha... Trouble codes: P0126 (Bank 2 sensor 2 circuit fault).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FMDU73E82
Thx to all who took time to respond. I have had a good stretch of sucessful engine 'repairs" short of and including overhauls but this one had some red flags. Not the least of which is I had no direct experience with the Ford 4.0 internals. That never stopped ...
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L compressor clutch
we figured it out the wire on pin 2 turned out to be broken we were missing power on pin two thank all to replyed
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Charging VIN: 1FAFP55S44
Sorry for taking so long to close this but I was waiting to see if it was coming back. This car must have a bad ground somewhere, I gave the ac clutch a direct ground and the car has run fine ever since. Thanks Guys, Brian.
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1998 GMC Yukon SLT 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GKEK13R8W
wire were burnt in lume on back left hand side of upper intake thanks bob
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1995 Honda Civic Si 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ1222S
After testing all 7 wires between distributor and PCM, power wire from main relay, clean ground wire on the entire vehicle, I decide to install new distributor, it work great. Thanks for all the input specially from Marc [...], step by step give me more confi...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4FF48S8Y
Well, I did find a cam sensor "ticking" due to worn shaft asby and notified customer but did not want to drop the dough $270+. I did not think it was the root problem of the #3 cylinder misfire either. Replaced #3 injector after never finding any issue w/wir... Trouble codes: P0203, P0303, P0305, P0300 (randmom misfire).
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1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Abs VIN: 1YVGF22D0W
well its fixed thanks to all who responded the fix was that the customer never told us that he just had two new tires put on the front of the car when i checked the tires found the fronts were 205-50-15 and the rears were 205-60-15 i realy didnt think that wou...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz SL550 5.5L convenience function inop VIN: WDBSK71F18
THank you all for your help. I replaced the battery in the trunk and all is well. I thought this in the begining ,but i added a jump box to it and started car i still had the message so thats what threw me off.I charged the battery and retested it failed so it...
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2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JA4LS21R04
It was a firing order issue. If you are using alldata, what we found on there is not correct. The coil numbering is listed on the plenum and cylinder 1 is on the passenger bank and not the driver bank. Thanks to all that responded your help was greatly appreci... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire).
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Timing chain VIN: 1N4AL11D75
Well folks it is fixed. I never would have guessed the problem. Thank you to Bob from Reese's garage for the diagrams they confirmed I was using the right marks. I took the timing cover back apart (oh what a joy remind me to thank Nissan for a WONDERFUL design...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Entire vehicle vibrates VIN: 1G2HX52L3R
Sorry folks but she hasn't returned for further diagnostics. Everyone pretty much suggested the torue converter, harmonic balancer, or inner CV joints. The Trans was rebuilt 3 years ago and according to AAMCO, when she returned with her new vibration in Octobe...
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2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L air bag VIN: 2G2WR55407
Thanks gentlemen, I figured the reprograming may have been the issue. I assumed I would have had a code for configuration or communication error. Thanks again for your time
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2005 Saab 9-7x Linear 4.2L awd VIN: 5SET13S652
WELL IT TURNS OUT THAT A LOCKED UP/FAILED ACTUATOR MOTOR WONT ALWAYS THROW A FAULT CODE--REPLACED ACTUATOR MOTOR ASSY. AND CAR IS BACK TO NORMAL...THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP!!!
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2006 Saturn Vue 2.2L automatic lights VIN: 5GZCZ33D26
THANKS FOR THE REPLY AVINASH. THE RUNNING LIGHT MODULE IS THE BCM AND IN THIS CASE THE BCM CANNOT BE REPROGRAMMED. ONCE PROGRAMMED, IT MAY BE ABLE TO BE UPDATED, BUT I CANNOT PROGRAM IT AS A NON AUTOMATICE LIGHT VEHICLE AND THEN TRY TO REPROGRAM IT AS AN AUTO...
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2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Oil consumption VIN: 4S4BP68C75
Well we haven't been able to prove what happened to make this Subaru use oil after the valve job. Todd had the best reply, we do think the rings were where the oil was blowing by. Engine has been sent for inspection and testing and we won't here back for awhil...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BE32KX3
I removed he oil pan to find the oil pressure relief valve stuck. Took it out cleaned reinstalled all OK. Thanks everyone Chuck's Automotive
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WVWDE21JXY
THANKS FOR AL [...] THE HELP, WE WERE ABLE TO USE THE LAUNCH HAND HELD AND GO TO BASIC SETTINGS 060 AND ABLE TO RELEARN VEHICLE IDLE. THERE AL [...] NO MORE IDLE ISSUES,THANKS ONCE AGAIN.
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L cooling VIN: WVWVD63B53
thank for all the great advice i replaced the coolant temperature sensor and the thermostate it went from running at 170 deg. to 205 deg.
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Alternator VIN: WVWLK73CX7
Well it's fixed. Thank you all for reminding me that I should cover the basics before assuming anything. The charging system is a complete circuit from & to the alternator including the ground. This VW does not ground the power-train directly to the battery b...
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2007 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L Electronic VIN: YVIMC68227
Sent it to volvo and they put heated seat module under drivers seat .
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