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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA42431
Hi all, Had a car come in, customer complained that randomly, while sitting at a stop light for 1 min or more, would run rough and die. Restart after few minutes. Scanned vehicle and found the P1071 fuel trim code. Cleared code drove car for a couple days and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfir), P0301 (Misfire Cyl 1), P0302 (Misfire Cyl 2), P0304 (Misfire Cyl 4), P0305 (Misfire Cyl 5), P1071 (Fuel Metering too lean)
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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBG34D3X
Vehicle came in with rough running complaint with the MIL light on, retrieved 8 codes, the P0154 as well as several missfire codes P0300, P0301, P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308 and an couple of evap leak codes. Found B2S1 O2 sensor stuck at about 500mv. checked plu... Trouble codes: P0154 (H02 no activity B2S1), P0300 (random miss)
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Chain guide VIN: WBAGG834X1
I have this BMW 740i it came in with a loud ticking noise from the front of the engine I pulled a valve cove and the center chain guide looks like it threw the shoe off. My question is if I buy the cam locking and crank locking tools Can I replace the chain gu...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVD135X6
Thanks to all of you that take the time to read my help request. I have very limited experience with Bimmer's. I am thinking that I need to replace both camshaft sensors, but I am not sure why or if they actually are at fault here. It just seems strange to me ... Trouble codes: P0344 (Camshaft pos. Snsr. A intermittant b1), P0349 (Camshaft pos. Snsr b intermittant b1), P0300 (Random missfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 missfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 missfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 missfire)
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Oil FIlter Stand VIN: WBAVB33536
I am attempting to replace the gasket on the oil filter housing. I was wondering if I need to remove the intake to gain access to the bolt that is under it, or will I have enough room to snake the bolt out? Thanks for the help in advance.
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2002 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Radio Navi Unit VIN: 1G6KY549X2
Any Caddy master tech? Radio/Navi unit of this 2002 STS has error message "no system software - incorrect disc please insert correct software disc" . This is Japanese Denso unit GM part # [...]. I was able to get GM software update disc's (2 disc's for STS ...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LT 3.4L Fuel gauge erratitic VIN: 1GNDX03E61
Fuel gauage floats from full to empty. C305 connector is clean and tight
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2G1WH55KX2
Customer was explaining that when he would come to a stop the brake pedal would activate as if it were in a ABS style stop, pedal pulsing and he could hear the motor under the hood. We have not been able to duplicate his situation, brakes are working properly ...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L races VIN: 2G1WH55K72
Hi group. This vehicle will slowly raise idle to 2500rpm and above.I have a Tech2 and all the pids seem normal except rpm and desired rpm which is about 650-700. The actual rpm slowly climbs up along with the IAC counts which go up to around 170 and never lowe...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L temp doors VIN: 1GNEC16Z04
on the back of the control head are two dark blue wires, one for the left side temp door motor and one for the right side. when moving the temp control knobs, i have varying voltage on one side(right), but not the other (left, driver side). after verifying thi...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2G1WH52KX4
This car has a dies at idle after 15 to 20 seconds cold. Fuel pressure is steady and IAC counts increase as it drops RPM and dies.In testing it dies 2-3 seconds after closed loop. As it dies the Ign voltage drops to bat voltage. The 5v ref to the alt drops to ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L readiness monitors VIN: 1GCEC14V64
Hi fellow techs, I got this truck in to reset the readiness monitors. I took it on its drive cycle and the monitors all reset, but when I turn the keyoff and back on they are no longer reset. I know it is a problem with keep alive memory of the pcm. What I wou...
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5L alarm VIN: 1G1ZT58N37
My brother called me last night with this car. I will be working on it this weekend so I am looking for some information. He said when he got home from work the horn was on steady and the headlights were flashing. He tried to reset the security system accordin...
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2010 Chevrolet MALIBU 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1ZA5EBXA
Hello this car is a friend of my boss.boss leaning toward theft problem car starts and stalls after holding key to start mode car will continue to crank no fire until key turned to off then will go back to start stall no codes in theft we have a tech 2 here ar... Trouble codes: B1325 (Device power 1 circuit voltage below threshold)
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1989 Dodge B250 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B7HB21Y4K
The van cranks but wont start. There is spark and injector pulse. I checked for power and ground to fuel pump while cranking and both power and ground present. Pump can be heard working but no fuel at the TBI. I used compressed air to verify that the lines are...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L instrument cluster VIN: 1B7GG2AN61
Hi everyone. Thanks for taking the time to read this. Any help and/or insight would be appreciated because I am failing miserably at repairing this vehicle. Truck came in with instrument cluster completely not working. Only thing that worked was transmission ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L MIL Lamp on
Got this Ram truck that keeps setting P0440. Was at Dealer, they replaced purge solenoid for $400 and sent the customer on there way. Light came right back on. Recently bought AVI DVD explaining this system and it seems pretty simple. Smoke tested system per D... Trouble codes: P0440 (General Evap System Failure)
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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Rear hatch release, fuel guage, accessory relay VIN: 1D4GP24R56
Customer complaints of fuel guage not working(shows empty with low fuel light on, rear hatch pops open (release controled by bcm?) when key is turned to acc.or run position, van continues to run for a few seconds after key is removed. Occasionally the accessor...
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2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck TRX4 5.9L overdrive VIN: 3D7MX48C37
The truck will randomly drop out of overdrive,and the O/D light flashes and the transmission temp light comes on. The temp gauage in the cab reads normal. I took the truck on a harsh 90 mile road test and could not duplicate the condition Thanks for the hel...
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1992 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Soft pedal goes to floor VIN: 1FTFE24H8N
Howdy Y'all... We have this 1992 E250 and the brake pedal will go all the way nearly to the floor after coming to a stop. The truck stops pretty good, with a good pedal, then if you continue to mash the pedal or pump it without really lifting foot. It will sin...
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1995 Ford Bronco XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15H25
Vehicle towed in after dying on road. I performed all the cks with my breakout box and harness and it comes down to a bad pick-up. The cost between the pick-up replacement and a reman dist is about the same, so customer elected the dist. My problem is my Cardo... Trouble codes: 211 (PIP Ignition Erratic)
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTJW36F9T
When you raise the engine rpm's to 1,000 - 1,200 and then release, the engine will run bad as if it is not running on all 8 cylinders. After about 30 seconds, the problem will go away and the engine will idle normal. The engine starts and runs normal in every ... Trouble codes: P0276 (injector circuit low cylinder 6)
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTDX18W3V
truck came in with a blown engine, replace with a used engine from an autowrecker. used all the original parts, wiring harness, intake, throttle body, coils etc. the engine has good fuel pressure, has spark, has rpm reference, has injector pulse and is timed c...
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1998 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E4W
P0174 mil bank 2 lean Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Power Steering VIN: 2FMDA524XX
Holy whining windstar vechile came in leaking from pressure hose and a whine noise from pump screaming for lubricaton, i change both pump and hose, now when i fill the fluid to the full range on shut down it will regurgitate the fluid,i followed the ford tsb o...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Red Brake Light VIN: 1FTZR15XXX
Customer bought the vehicle with the light problem and bad front brakes. Most checks pinpoint DRL. This truck has the plug deadheaded, no DRL. Other charts show brake fluid level, park brake switch, abs module, ignition switch or inst. cluster. Cluster seems t...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Starting VIN: 1ETYR14VXY
I replaced the trans with a used one about two months ago. Now for some reason the starter will kick in going down the road. I has done it three times. This last time we replaced the starter again, the starter relay and the ignition switch. When I pulled the c...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Timingchain/Valve Train VIN: 1FMYUO310K
Vehicle was refered to us from another shop who diagnosed timing chain rattle. We agreed but diagnosed additional noises. We replaced timing chains,tensioners,guides,crankgears,cams and gears(camsprockets were chewed up from the chains)cam journals/caps all lo...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU03172
Alright here we go again go another clunker ford thats givig me a headache. It still misfires and has not yet set a code, and Mode 6 data still reads 0 for misfires on all the cylinders. Most likely besause teh misfire monitor has not run yet. Went out to road...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L engine VIN: 1F7YR14U93
This truck came into the shop with problems in the heads. The exhaust seats had sunk and it was running poorly at times. It also had a tapping noise that sounded as if it might be the lifters. The owner elected to do the head work and see if the noise would go...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX31P05
No start hot, EOT at 230f. while cranking I have ICP at 730 psi, IPR at 15%, ficm sync is good, CKP/CMP sync is good, No biased sensors. It has a sticking turbo right now, other thaan that it runs great when it runs. it starts fine cold everytime. Thanks for ... Trouble codes: P0299
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L TR Sensor VIN: 1FDXE45P36
I've been called to repair this bus for another shop. As I stated, failed duty cycle, shop has replaced PCM from another bus, has replaced harness from PCM to bulkhead plug with another bus. They have even plugged in another complete trans. Still no start. Not...
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2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L blend door VIN: 2FAHP71V69
hi there i have an inop blend door followed shop key trouble tree came up with a bad temperature potentiometer. Shop key states that there should be 5000 to 6000 ohms of resistance through the poten. red/lt grn wire and dk blu wires I have checked three and ha...
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2010 GMC Terrain 2.4L Engine VIN: 2CTFLJEW7A
Customer stated concern of engine tick noise at idle, vehicle was in for an oil change. No abnormal noise was noted on our inspection, sounds like normal injector tick is customers concern. When customer picked up vehicle she informed us that she has another 2...
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1991 Honda Civic 1.5L Stall VIN: 1HGED3655M
Ive got a 91 civic here that dies when you press the accelerator pedal even when in park. If you lightly press the accelerator very slowly it wont die, but step on it like a normal person would and it bogs down and dies. I checked fuel pressure and was only se...
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2011 Hyundai sanata 2.4L Accessories VIN: 5NPEB4AC1B
this is for any hyundai guys or gals here ive got a 2011 sanata that keeps blowing the room fuse in the shunt in the pass compartment fuse box the fuse blows about every 2 days im hoping someone has seen this before i start having to dismantle a new car lookin...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L instrament cluster VIN: JNKCV5JE33
hi i got this 2003 g35 in the shop today and it has a problem with either the vdc 'traction system' or in the lighting or instrament cluster when the lights are turned on the vdc light turns on in the cluster and off agian when lights are shut off. And also an...
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2006 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L rear rotors VIN: JNKCV51F06
i have a 2006 infiniti G35 x that came in with the right rear brake pads worn down very premature. There was a very hot smell and that rotor was 556 degrees F. Couldn't turn the wheel when got the vehicle in the air. Opened the bleeder screw which didnt help. ...
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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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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJHX1244T
Hello all you European gurus. I had this jaguar towed in today after it would not start. We are the second shop to work on this beauty and would love to fix it right for the customer THE FIRST TIME! When the car starts it runs great but it will sometimes just ...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L gear box VIN: 1J8GW68J23
ok got me on this one at idle steering assist is intermitant when driving car feels fine till you come to a stop then hard steering this is a full power assist jeep fliud seems to be flowing cause fan is spinning but not enough for gear box till high rpm's. HE...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L does not shift out of first gear VIN: 1J4GW48S13
Vehicle was brought in and complaint verified. Scanned for codes and retrieved code P0523 oil pressure voltage high. Cleared code and test drove with no change. Code was in both trans and engine controllers. Research indicates the code is for engine oil pressu...
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2006 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Compressor VIN: 1J4GK38K76
Vehicle driven in from a body shop referral. Cust complain was a/c system not cooling. Ran few test and found that high pressure was off the wall and the a/c clutch cycles on and off. Recover, evac and recharge system and same problem. Recommended a/c compress...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16574
This car has been to at least two shops before I got at it. They installed the O2 sensor and the MAF. I looked at the other help requests on the Rio and checked the solutions. Timing and crank reluctor OK. I adjusted the throttle stop, after that the miss and ... Trouble codes: P0130 (O2 sensor malfunctio)
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2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L Air Suspension VIN: SALAE25416
I hate Land Rover. Over night the RR bleeds down to the tune of 1.5 inches. I am using a Launch scan tool. Three of the 4 sensors read approx. 2.0 volts, the right rear read 1.7 volts WHILE the vehicle was level. I cycled it through raised, lowered, and norm...
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2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L Steering VIN: HTJHF10U53
Car came in for a belt replacement. We replaced both belts and now the car has no power steering. The shaft is still attached (cant pull the shaft out like when a chevy goes bad). You "gain" power steering only at higher rpms (5k). Thanks in advance!
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1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C2R
Hi fellow techs, first i would like to thank you all for taking the time to help me with my problem.. Okay first off the check engine light will come on int. While driving.. So did a little reading on the archives and found out that you could use a snap on sc...
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1999 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1NB353XX
Car came from another shop to us ,car is very hard to start act likes its flooded .When it does start wont idle below 2000 or it stall out , when we have it running at 2000 rpm it surges up and down .The car revs freely above 2500 .When it stalls out it take a...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBCA24DOJ
cannot adjust fuel idle mixture was adjusted by socalled mechanic i told him the car was running rich was told could be fix by adjusting idle air mixture screw thru top of air filter housing after he adjusted it ran poorly stalling after every stop i tried to ...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA66E6M
Hello all, I used to think this was a pretty cool old car now I may change my mind. I could use some direction. This car entered my life with a bad crank sensor. Diagnosed it replaced ok. Ran always ran pretty well be always had a little stumble at idle. Ab... Trouble codes: 7 (It has been said this code related to the crank sensor however I could use some clarity on this)
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1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1N6SD16S7V
Vehicle was brought into shop with customer stating that after warmed up she would hit the gas and it would sputter out and die. Vehicle fires back up with no problem. Tested fuel pressure with results of 35 with reg connected and 43-44 w/o. When vehicle probl...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN8DR07Y51
When cold: starts okay,idles smooth then stalls within 1min.Restarts okay. When at operating temp. idles, no stall, but lack of power, 60km/hr top speed, at WOT you lose speed. No codes
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 2.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G3WH14W9K
This vehicle came in from another shop. The story is as follows. Customer got the car from his deseased father drov it acouple of times it would stall every once in awhile he stopped at a store it stalled and never started for him (cranked fine)my friend's sho...
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1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN53L0N
This olds came to me for an imtermitent stall. When it stalled i got a code 42. I replaced the ignition module. After replacing it code 42 was always on. I went ahead and discharged the capasitors and the light went out. After letting it idle for a while the l... Trouble codes: 42 (electronic spark timing problem)
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L egine idle miss at rpms over 1000 engine runs good VIN: 1G3NL52T2X
replaced coil packs, plug boots resistance is .5 very low resistance, added note, vacume at fuel pressure regulator very jumpy about 5hg, suspected vaccume leak
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2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L Steering VIN: 3G2JB12F05
Customer complaint of no power steering, mainly on left turns. Found that turnign right, there is normally power steering, but turning left no power assist. This vehicle is not electric. Replaced power steering pump and now we have intermittent power steering ...
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2002 Saturn SL 1.9L will not park VIN: 1G8JU52F2Y
any help on wiper will not park
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K3Y
hi guys, hopefully some toyota guys can shed some light for me. i have this camry, set code a few years back (2 years 8 months) replaced converter, its been fine since. came back recently with another 420 code. checked readings on 02 sensor and i can see its b... Trouble codes: P0420
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2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Starting VIN: JTEHD20VX4
Vehicle came from another shop. They replaced several batteries and an alternator. Vehicle is dead every day. We checked draw and found a pulsating 1 amp draw. Disconnecting alt-s fuse or main battery feed at alt. draw drops down. We plugged in new unit and ha...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWVL81H0V
This Jetta is a family members car, otherwise it would have gone to VW or someone that repairs these! I dont have software for my scan tool to talk to this car. It cranks, has good ign spark, has inj pulse,compression at 140psi across the board. Timming belt l...
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1993 BMW 740iL 4.0L Suspension VIN: WBAGD8327P
only two responses-but both were helpful-thanks, we found the camber sensor on r/r control arm. disconnected electrically-same message, remove push-rod and leave in "centre" position-same message. eventually found diagram in all-data, under cluster/check contr...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L drivers door lock VIN: WBAVB33556
thank you for all your replies and suggestions.I try them all.so I order the lock actuator from bmw a for the life of me i could not figure where to drill as it has been redesigned i wonder why!!.so i remove the screw on the inside and with flat blade screw dr...
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1986 Cadillac Seville 4.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KS6984G
thank you all for the push to follow harness, with old brittle wire harness we were a little hesitant to proceed. we removed loom and tape, a few crunchy parts fell off, about 16 inches back from coolant sensor, below rear valve cover we found our fault, sect... Trouble codes: 14 (Coolant temp sensor), 59 (Vcc temp sensor circuit problem).
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBH31R721
found wiring on top of trans rubed through and was causing low voltage repaired wiring and working fine at this time.
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1999 Dodge Caravan 2.4L No Start VIN: 2BFP25BXXR
Thanks to all who replied. Gene from Maryland nailed it. We had scoped the cam and crank sensors but we didn't scope them together and that was the key. The timing belt tensioner had come apart allowing the belt to jump time which took away the syncronization....
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2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L shifting VIN: 1B7CL2AX91
I would like to thank everyone for the really great response and willingness to help others. SPECIAL THANKS goes out to Brian from Pennsylvania for the information needed to diagnose the Governor Pressure Sensor as the problem. After replacing the sensor, m...
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2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L engine VIN: 1B3EL46J55
thank you all that replied. It did turn out to be the felex plate. After unbolting the converter you can tap on the flex plate and hear it rattle. split trans and was broken all around the bolt pattern
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1976 Ford Mustang II Ghia 2.8L Engine VIN: T234567890
Thanks for the tips awesome techs. I had three valves a little out of spec, like .005, if you would have told me that amount would have made a difference I would not have believed it. It is much better than it was. Stills sounds like a sewing machine. I follow...
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1996 Ford F-150 XLT 5.8L Monitor VIN: 1FTEF14H1T
This vehicle is repaired. Went over the feed for the KAM circuit and the grounds for the PCM. I did clean the stud/nut combo that provides a ground attachment near the battery,it had some discoloration. This had no effect. I could drive the vehicle until all...
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L alternator VIN: 1FDXF46F91
Customer decided to take vehicle as is and charge batteries as needed. One useful reply was to add an idle speed controller which customer did not want to do.
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2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L Iac VIN: 2FMZA53493
thanks to all who replied it was the IAC the van is fixed
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW20PX3
Well after much hair pulling this truck is fixed. Removed HP pump and built a fitting to apply shop air to supply pipe coupler. Applied 150 psi shop air to fitting and system held pressure. Installed new HP pump New IPR and all new system o-rings Truck sta...
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2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Slinger and crush sleeve. VIN: 1FTZR15E94
Wow! Crush sleeves are a bitch! Whoever thought that something would be so touchy with such an extreme amount of torque on it... This one's on the road, quiet gears, and no leaks! Of course I murdered two crush sleeves in the process... On the third one my pre...
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2005 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Temp Gage VIN: 1FTYR44U25
Thanks to Tim, Paul and George for responding to my help request, but the “fix” on this vehicle is going to be an aftermarket gage installation. I believe we have a faulty cluster, but the customer doesn’t want to go the route of a rebuilt unit. For further ...
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2007 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L Left rear signal light VIN: 1GKFK66847
Traced to break between fuse box and BCM (jumper wire and light worked). Removed fuse box, removed wire loom off harness going into firewall on left front. Yellow/black wire rubbed on fender and broken. Repaired (no other wires were damaged). Working now!!...
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2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Immobilizer VIN: FD2-120265
Finally obtained a PRC type ecm programmed it and problem solved. Ecu internal failure was confirmed. All grounds checked out and ecm still wasnt controlling MRLY Thanks for the replies.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on, No Speedometer VIN: 1J4GL48KX2
Thank you to every one who tried to help. I ended up after triple check the results of testing biting the bullet and buying BCM. After programing BCM, speedometer started working. Problem fixed, just wish the the trouble shooting from Jeep recommended r... Trouble codes: 500 (No Speed Input).
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J8GW58J14
Performed compression check on this fresh "Mopar" reman. engine, no compression on left bank! 0,0,0,0 had 175psi on right bank.Removed valve cover, found #5 intake "rocker arm",cam follower broken and lifter dislodged so all lifters on left bank starving for o...
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L remote locking VIN: SALAA25445
All the replies were right on the money.their was a break in the green/white feed wire to the RF receiver.We have been getting a lot more rain than normal in california this year and the sunroof drains were plugged on this truck it soaked the passenger side fl...
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L compressor VIN: JTHBD18201
thx iatn ,you guys are the best it turn out to be thermo switch,,it wasnt plug in all the way, once again you all save the day.. the lesson learn here always double check your connections and your work...
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2011 Mazda mazda 2 1500CC starter
Thanks to all who replied most suspected the ring gear was damaged. Upon further inspection we found 4 chipped teeth on the ring gear new part installed car is perfect now. Thanks again.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF74J6Y
I wish to thank everyone for their replies. I discussed them with the owner and he decided to take it to the Dealer when he returned home from vacation. Again, thank you to everyone. Trouble codes: P0300 (Ramdom misfire), P0305 (Misfire 5 cyl), P0306 (Misfire 6 cyl), P0307 (Misfire 7 cyl).
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1985 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1HU11S1F
thanks to all that replied. I tried those and other tips from fellow thechs in the area. I have yet to fix this vehicle but I'am going on vacation tomorrow and won't be back until after this post is due to expire. I have a temp sensor on order and I will repl...
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1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L shorted fuse link VIN: 1N6SD11Y1V
Wiring harness near the fuel injectors was shorted and causing the circuit to go down.. Thank you everybody for your help and support..
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1947 Oldsmobile 98 257CID start system wiring VIN: 000847280H
Well, no wiring diagram but John [...] had the information I needed. Seems that there is a part missing on this car. The starter vacuum switch. Whatever that is... Anyway, the extra wire runs up to the voltage regulator and powers this missing vacuum switch. T...
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2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L Air Bag Light VIN: 5Y2SL62883
I am closing this because of time limits on iatn, the vehicle is scheduled to be back in soon, when we get it back and fix it I will post a fix back to this help request. Thank-you to all who replied.
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1993 Toyota Camry 3.0L idle VIN: JT2VK12E1P
replies was good,the problem was idle air control valve.
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1999 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Temp Guage VIN: 4TAWM72NAX
well I pulled out the inst cluster and preformed ohms test to temp guage and was outa specs so I replaced it. Same as before. Ordered sender from dealer. no help. The wire going to sender has 12V with key on and sender controls ground so I gave up and cust ask...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Cluster PRND2L & code P1780 VIN: JT3GN86R5Y
After many hours of checking and double checking we stumbled on the fix. The printed circuit board on the instrument cluster was the problem. We noticed the soldier joints seemed to be turning loose. We replace the printed circuit and reassembled. Cleared ...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TEGN92N44
Jasper Engines had mis-aligned the washer behind the tensioner idler thus breaking off 4 teeth from the crank tone ring (reluctor wheel) upon initial start up. Thanks to Grant from Texas for insight on initial starts with #1 losing reference to TDC disabling #... Trouble codes: P0351.
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1996 Volvo 850 2.4L battery VIN: YV1LS5546T
I COULD NOT DUPLICATE CONCERN IN THE SHOP. I REPLACED THE FAN CONTROL RELAY THAT SITS OVER THE RADIATOR AND GAVE VEHICLE BACK TO THE CUSTOMER. I WILL UPDATE POST IF I FIND ANYTHING ELSE. THANKS TO THE IATN MEMBERS THAT DID RESPOND.
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1998 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1LS5340W
Thank you all for your time and info. Checked the valve timing and found the crank was off by 3 teeth. Also found out after the fact , the car was sitting outside all day when we had some -20 degree days, came out after work and car started hard then ran rough... Trouble codes: EF161, EF1, 455 (misfire cyl 5).
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L download problem VIN: YV1TS97D0X
Hallelujah this nightmare is fixed and gone. I got several suggestions on engine swap, wrong part #, none matching vins. None of these were the case with this vehicle.Mike from Texas thought that the problem might be at Volvos end (which it turned out to be)... Trouble codes: ECM91, ECM90, ECM91.
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