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2000 BMW M5 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE9349Y
Hey there! Got a M5 dropped on us this morning that runs very poor. Retrieved fault codes for misfires, vanos inop, etc. Leaning towards faulty MAF, both of them probably. I have about 66 gps at idle, then it starts to misfire and the reading drops to about 34... Trouble codes: C0D, C0E, D1 (Misfire 5 without cyl cutout), D2 (Misfire 6 without cyl cutout), 48 (Activation inlet vanos retard valve bank 1), 43 (Activation inlet vanos advance valve bank 1)
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2006 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA935X6
We have a 2006 x5 that we replaced timing chains on because of noise. both chains were streached beyond tensioner adjustment. after replacement of chains engine would only run on 4 cyls (bank 2). bank 1 set codes for misfire cyls 1-4 also valvetronic code 2a6b... Trouble codes: 2A6B
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1967 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1236774454
We have camaro with brake disc conversion and front left caliper locks up after a few pumps of the brake pedal we had noticed a button on the end of proportioning valve and pressing this releases the caliper so we replaced valve problem remained so we repalce ...
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1988 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L Cooling fan(s) VIN: 1G1FP21F3J
This vehicle has two cooling fans. The main one runs as soon as the engine is started (not KOEO though). The ECM grounds the relay to turn the fan on, I pulled this wire out of the ECM connector and the fan does not run. There is no ground on the wire otherwis...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W7V
Hello all... I have a customer that "wants answers NOW!!" This vehicle appears to be an auction vehicle that was there for a reason and the owner thinks it's a gem! Original complaint was that the starter nose bad cracked. This appears to be from a timing issu...
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Silverado 7.4L cylinder wear
Original engine replaced around 140,000 miles during summer 2009 at aftermarket shop with GM target engine due to oil consumption. Oil consumption issue returned after 3,000 miles. Aftermarket shop advised owner to take to dealer for warranty consideration. Th...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L no upshift VIN: 2G1WH55K91
Hi guys, thanks in advance. This is my grandfathers Impala. Recently he complained of a late or harsh upshift intermitantly, and wanted a trans service (old mechanic). all was well for a month or so, then he noticed it agian, but couldnt remember what gear it ...
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer Xtreme 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNCS18WX2
This truck came in with a missfire and ses light on. Code p0300 found but only #6 had any miss counter. Replaced dist cap, rotor, wires and plugs. All were original. By then the thing had cooled down and it ran great long enough to get half way around the bloc... Trouble codes: P0300 (missfire)
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L water seal VIN: 1GNEK1Z34Z
Customer complains of water leaking on her feet when driving only when its raining. We can find no leaks but did see were her carpet is soaked. She had the windshield replaced but no leaks were found from the windshield tech during the replacement it hasent ra...
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2005 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L power door locks VIN: 1G1ND52F75
this vehicle came in a couple weeks ago with intermitent symptoms such as power door locks sometimes not unlocking as you park and turn key off,also has some sort of continous chime type warning that can be persistant at timeswith no indications as to what the...
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2009 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L Ignition Lock Cylinder VIN: 3GNCA23B39
This vehicle came in with a complaint of engine will not shut off, runs real bad and key won't come out. Found a whole string of fault codes every where. Removed igntion lock cylinder and found where plate covering tumblers had come off and spring were every w...
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L air distribution VIN: 2C3HE66G2Y
New customer complaining that all air is coming out of defroster no matter what the command mode is from the automatic temperature controls (heat, vent or bi-level). Also when cold or hot air is commanded from ATC it doesn't change. Intermittantly & randomly ...
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2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L lock cylinder VIN: 1C3AN69L34
cannot turn key in ignition.how do you remove housing and lock if you cant turn key?
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL26X6Y
What are we missing?next step is to check the flexplate but we might be reaching.how can I see what is making the codes appear without symptoms and at cruising speed. fuel trims are +- 8%.Thanks for your time, Thanks in advance for your help Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L R/F Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 2B4GT54LX1
This van came in with ABS light on and code 13 stored. I found no output from R/F speed sensor. I talked to the customer and they said that 11 monthed prior the R/F speed sensor was replaced. I then installed a new sensor and all was good for about a month. It...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B5WB5Z21K
ok guys got no spark, no injecter pulse, no asd grounding ,no com with scan tool ,and a no buss message on the cluster...have power[and the ability to flow current] at pcm pins a2[ign run start] and a22 [fused b pos].pcm grounds at pins a31 and a32 are good,ca...
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2005 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Stall VIN: 1B3ES56C65
Hi Crew, This unit cuts out/loses power for the owner while driving. I finally experienced problem after a hot soak. Terrible idle, backfiring on occasion while at idle. In red brick, I saw Base Spark and Spark Advance change back and forth from 8 degrees to 1... Trouble codes: P2096 (B1s2 lean)
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L Fuel Leak VIN: WD0BE74527
Hi We have this Sprinter in the bay that has a fuel leak. The leak is from a what looks like a relief hole behind the starter on the side of the block. The top of the engine and bell housing are dry. The injectors,high pressure pump,fuel filter and lines are d...
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cooling VIN: 1D8HN44HX8
Vehicle first came in for overheat, couldn't get to act up, released back to customer. Customer comes in 2 day's later, boiling over but heat gauge not up. I have been able to duplicate the problem in the shop. It will boil over at 170deg (with or without th...
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1994 Ford Escort 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3FARP13J3R
Head scratcher on the back burner now to the front burner because I got a 2000 Ford Windstar mini van in with the exact same symptoms. Hard to start - runs for a couple seconds and dies - dies sooner or no start at all if gas pedal is held down. Seems to billo... Trouble codes: P1116 (Coolant Temp Sensor -- KOEO test)
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FBJS31HXR
This van is killing me. Engine misfires and it is almost as if the key has been momentarily shut off or timing circuit is goofy. you can hear it detonate when it happens. It has been to another shop and had a complete tune up done and they did a good job. It s...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start
This vehicle loses the oil from the reservoir in the hpop. The question I have to ask, is where does the oil to replace it come from? If the reservoir is refilled, then the truck will start and run until the oil in the reservoir is gone. The shop replaced the ...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA5043Y
Runs and idles fine on carb cleaner but smokes like crazy out of the exhaust. Seems like white smoke/vapor/raw fuel??. Van won't start up on it's own for more then maybe 2 seconds with extended crank. Fuel Pressure is 30+ KOEO. If I try to hold the pedal down ...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP3451W
We have a 2001 Focus here. It will not start until you pour fuel down the throttle body. After that, it will continue to run normally throughout the rest of the day. We have tested the fuel pressure and it is below specs. We have tried two FRP's (fuel pressure...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P63
came in complaint of no power up hill, took on drive up local grade 45 mph tops, came back to shop had multiple codes as i have listed, shut vehicle off to check a couple of things then it would not start, the oil pressure gauge in dash was not coming up while... Trouble codes: P2263, P0102, P0113, P0401, P0403, P0404
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14594
Gentlemen I hope you can help me on a bad end to a good day. We had this truck in for state inspection, brakes, etc and while it was here the owner ask us to check for the cruise not working. Since it would not even turn on we checked for a possible fuse prob... Trouble codes: P2105 (TAC System-Forced Engine Shutdown)
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU73E75
Good morning all i have this exploder my sales department sold 2 days ago with a noise in the engine.the service manager ordered a junkyard engine for this thing,my question is do i have to remove transmission first or can i get it out conventional style,cherr...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Stall, Misfire, no power VIN: 1FDWF37PX6
has anyone hear about the new fords 05-06 fuel tank lining coming apart because of fuel??? have a good customer has truck at ford for warranty there are telling him the fuel he is using causes the lining to come off the tank and his fuel looks like graphite, n...
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2007 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U57
This truck was purchased by a friend of mine for his business. The truck was stalling at stops and surging at idle. I checked the obvious stuff, starting with the maf sensor. When I removed the air filter it was completely saturated in oil, as well as the maf ... Trouble codes: P2196 (bank 1 sensor 1 not switching from rich), P2198
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1995 GMC G2500 Vandura 5.7L wiper switch VIN: 1GDEG25K9S
wipers quit working after snow fell on one blade & pushed it down over the hood. released blade from post checked the teeth all look ok so installed in right position turned on the key turned wipers on-nothing. checked wires on bottom of column had 12v on whit...
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GTHK231X2
posting this for a friend who is looking at purchasing this vehicle. i don't know much about these diesels. he says it has alot of black smoke coming from exhaust and it surges at an idle. i checked archives but didnt see any posts about this problem. he said ...
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2002 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L No audio VIN: 1GKEK13Z02
Hello everyone and thanks in advance. This is my inlaws car so hopefully that gets my some sympathy. I have no audio and no power to any of the speakers, the radio controls work properly and the rear headphone unit produces audio. I disconnected the rear 2 spe...
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2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK66U73
after changing the MAF with 4 NEW ones the readings ( trim ) get worse , I put a "test" unit in and it goes to 12-16 % LT 0 % (+-) 4% ST . is there a new PCM calibration for the new MAF units ?? unfortunately my "test " unit fails when hot ! Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L charging guage VIN: 1GTEK19J97
I have this 07 gmc sierra with an intermitant voltage droping down to 9 volts on cluster when driving.Can not ever duplicate in shop or on road test.Charging system always tests good when here.No DTCs.Customer says it happens every few days very briefly.Truck ...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L battery VIN: 2HKRL1862X
I have a parasitic draw of .10 -.15 amp on this vehicle. I have figured out that it is something on the #13 fuse in the passengers side fuse box, i have disconnected everything on this vehicle & drain still there . Replaced drivers multiplex control unit & dra...
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6671X
Well here I'm dealing with this civic and code P1456, I did smoke test and feed it to tube fuel vent (hose from tank to to canister)and find over vent shut valve leaking and was wondering if it is normal,also did it when I did apply smoke to filler neck, I als... Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap system leak gas tank area)
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2003 Honda S2000 2.0L immobilizer VIN: JHMAP11443
This is my sister-in-laws car. Have not looked at it yet, thought I would get some input first. Car cranks and won't start, intermittently.Green key light is flashing. She keeps trying, and eventually it starts. May act up several times in one day, or go a wee...
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1997 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KMHCF24F8V
Vehicle came in with a weak battery. Customer states that the check engine light was on and vehicle was "bogging down and stalling." There were no codes in the computer. Charged battery and started vehicle. The idle was surging, idle speed screw was turned all...
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2004 Infiniti QX56 5.6L hazard lights VIN: 5N3AA08A04
I'm taking this over for another tech who is no longer here.. We originally got this thing in with multiple concerns of electrical components inop, all body control stuff. We found a blown fuse in the underhood fuse panel and an open breaker under the dash to ...
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2000 Isuzu F FTR 7.8L parking lights VIN: 4GTJ7C138Y
We have this FTR,when the lights are on after about 5 minutes the parking light go out and the relay inside the fuse box starts to buzz.If you turn off the lights or disconnect the relay,the lights will start to work again for about 5 minutes.We do not have a ...
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1985 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJAV1344F
this jag is a no start, starts then dies, when cranking the engine it will fire then die, i lose injector pulse when i let go of the key, the injectors pulse as long as the key is held in the start position. any clues or help is much appreciated. thank you
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FJ68S3W
Hi everyone, this request is especially directed to the members in California. I have a 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport that I'm thinking of giving to my daughter who is going to college in San Diego. The Jeep has federal emissions and recently passed the emission te...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L brake pedal low VIN: 1J4GW58N41
After doing the basic service above, the brake pedal would not pump up properly, checked loss of pressure by cancelling all corners of vehicle, when blocking left front hose pedal becomes solid and to the top, all other corners no difference, changed left fron...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALTW15401
HELP PLEASE!!! CAR IS DRIVING ME CRAZY!! I have this 01 discovery II in the shop, it originally came in for a misfire. No CEL on, but when i check for codes with modis, found 13 DTC's stored in PCM. Did bulb check, and found the used car dealer this guy bought... Trouble codes: P0305, P0301, P0303, P0307
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT6HF10U9Y
help in advance this one has me baffled bank 2 is showing lean and missfires. Came to me from another shop. can't find any vacuum leaks. not sure of the repair history. Changed the bank 2 spark plugs no difference. bank 2 convertor was burnt out and catalyst w... Trouble codes: 300 (302 -), 302 (304 -), 304 (306 -), 306
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L Oil Presure VIN: 1LNHM87A94
We had the vehicle driven in for some misfire issues , drove the vehicle 12 miles cam back started the vehicle several times while running test. When we went to check the injector driver the engine started and failed to have oil pressure (noise and oil light o...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire
One for you Lincoln guys. Got this LS 3.0 that will misfire, hesitate ans backfire usually under acceleration.Throttle body has been replaced to cure associated codes and intake gaskets replaced to cure vacuum leaks. No codes now. It runs fine until it warms u...
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L engine VIN: JM2UF3137L
When started cold, doesnt smoke for 8-10 secs. Then blue oil smoke continuosly. Volume of smoke increased dramatically with RPM increase. All plugs were fouled when inspected. Did leakdown test on #1. Rings were solid. Have seen one of these before on same typ...
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2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2.0L intake VIN: JM1NC25FX6
Vehicle was presented w/ what customer described as "valve noise". At idle there is a definite tapping noise similar to a single valve tappet clacking. Noise was emanating from plastic intake. Could not hear noise in head area or anywhere else in engine when c...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Conv top VIN: WDBEA66E5R
We have a M benz with a hydralic top system. I'm assuming it's history goes something like this: System had small leak, and went dry. Customer tried to operate top. Pump must of grinded w/no fluid making metal flakes. We filled system and worked ok. Over time ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Srs VIN: WDBNG70J81
SRS light on, Code B1871-Ignition Circuit 12 and resets as soon as vehicle is restarted. I accessed the archives of a 2001 CL500 for a B1867-Ign Circuit 8 code that I worked on last year & had recieved some specific info for that code, the drivers door airbag,...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54EX2
I did confirm that i have a constant misfire on #3 cyl. I swaped coil and injector from another cyl. No change. Good trigger on injector. I manually activated injector with engine running, still miss. I manually activated injector with fuel pressure guage conn... Trouble codes: P2050 (Misfire), P2053 (Misfire 3)
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L key chime VIN: WDBNG70J32
This car has the smart key system, and ever since the instrument cluster was replaced at the dealer, the key chime sounds as he enters the car. Does any one know if this can be reset to stop this warning? We have the Star basic, maybe if I set to a different c...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Air Suspension VIN: WDBUF70J13
Hello there techs. I have a 2003 Mercedes E500 w/ AirMatic Suspension. The vehicle initially came in with the left rear sunk down to the ground. I connected the Autologic scan tool and was able the manually raise and lower the rear suspension. I found that the...
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L A/C Fuse VIN: 1GHDX03E1X
Vehicle came in overheating, replaced head gaskets and resurfaced heads. Everything working fine when vehicle left. Two weeks later it came back with ac compressor not working. Found blown fuse. Replaced and found out that compressor runs and at end of cycle i...
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2010 Other GM H3 3700CC Transfercase VIN: ADMDN13E18
I have a problem with this vehicle, the "serv 4 wd" is appear in a combination meter, before the message appear, i try to pull out the junction blok on the left engine compartment, and i istalled again in a few minutes, but when i try to on the ignition, the j...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G2WP52KSY
The car came in with a frequent no start complaint. The customer got it running and drove it in. I was able to drive it into the shop before it began to act up. I only took a couple attempts to identify the problem as a Pass Key system problem. The key I was l...
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2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L No start VIN: 1G2ZG58B47
Ok I am pulling my hair out on this one! The car was towed in on a no start. I verifyed customer complaint and it wont start. Pulled codes and it has a P1682 Ignition 1 Switch Circuit 2 problem. so i checked fuses and they are all good. checked voltage at ect ...
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2006 Pontiac Torrent 3.4L abs VIN: 2CKDL73F06
acts like Chevy trucks here in the salt belt
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1992 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Surge VIN: 2T1AE94A6N
Has no codes. All scan data looks good. Timing and vac good. Fuel psi good.cant see any reason for the eng to surge or the high idle.
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1986 Audi Coupe GT 2.2L No power to compressor VIN: WAUBD0859G
After only receiving 2 replies, I ended up loading ETKA on my PC at home and searched on the relay and found it in the passenger compartment relay panel. Of course it wasn't in the right position! LOL! But I figured out that the control unit, which looks li...
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2006 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L defrosters VIN: WAUML44E66
well infact the heater core fixed the problem why only the drivers side defrost was only affected just on the defrost setting when we had heat on all other settings mabie on full defrost the heat would desapate to quikly ?? any way its done thanks for the 2 re...
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1988 Buick Electra Limited 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Lack of power VIN: 1G4CW51C1J
what a great group of tech's..thanks for all your help.. runs great now,removed & cleaned the MAF and the Oring fell off,did not know until I removed the MAF and rechecked my steps,looks like a dirty MAF was the original problem, without the Oring it was sucki...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, No power VIN: 2GTEK19M8T
Well if the idea of this organization is to generate ideas and thought, it sure is a resounding success. Having been under the assumption that the "spider" assembly had been replaced at the other shop, after removing the cover, I found that it was the old one ... Trouble codes: P1345 (Cam timing issue).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L can't complete obd2 VIN: 1GCEC19VX1
HELLO EVERY BODY AND THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR TIMELY RESPONSES, WE GOT 24 USEFUL RESPONSES, ACTUALLY ALL ARE OF EXCELLENT QUALITY, WE REPLACED AIR INJECTION CHECK VALVES, (RESTRICTED FLOW) AND OF COURSE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR, IT TOOK TOO LONG FOR MONITORS TO COMPLET...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LT 6.0L steering wheel VIN: 1GCGK13U76
after a thorrow steering inspection and finding no play anywhere the steering box was adjusted ,which did help some.we are going to blame this on tires .so know this is really not fixed but i am sure new tires will be the cure.
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2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L power steering/HVAC VIN: 1G1AL58F58
after calling the dealer with the vin ,found out that the power steering motor has been changed but not the module, inspected wires behind radio and hvac and they appeared to be in great condition and never blew another fuse during an aggressive wiggle test an...
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2007 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3LC46K97
WELL IT WAS FUEL PUMP AND CONNECTOR. I GUESS WHEN YOU GET AWAY FROM BASICS YOU CAN GET CONFUSED. THIS IS AUCTION CAR. IT HAD A USED ENGINE INSTALLED. NO REMOTE WITH NEW KEY.OWNER INSTALLED A USED DOOR SWITCH ASSEMBLY. THE FUSE FOR IGNITION WAS BLOWN. THE SCAN ...
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1994 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L smoking VIN: 1FTHX26KRK
The Truck is smoking alot less, i checked for air bubbles in the system and found none, I checked for the cold start valve operation and it wasent moving at all and I manually moved it and the truck started fine with a small amount of smoke probelly normal for...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77E91
Thanks for the help. It did end up being a ground issue. It was the one on the radiator support by the LF headlight which I believe is G101,102,103 and 104. Since I was more focused on the ABS side of it all, I didn`t do the voltage drops or load test on the P... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle speed sensor).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L low power at times VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
After replacing Intake manifold gaskets, fuel injector o-rings, mass air flow sensor, and hitting my head against a brick wall a few times, I replaced both front o2 sensors with dealer sensors, and so far, so good. Not sure why that would make a difference, th... Trouble codes: P0133, P0153.
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2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU02Z16
replaced ecm and reprogramned the ecm was bad causeing the o2 heater codes thankyou for your responses Trouble codes: P0053, P0054.
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2007 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Heater VIN: 1FMCU92Z37
Thanks for all the suggestions- problem was self inflicted. Tech left a plug on heater hose at lower thermostat housing. Removed power steering pump to check for blockage and poor flow. Found end cap stuck inside hose. Heater operation is great now. Thank...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L MIL Lamp on, Reduced Power Light VIN: 1GKDT13S52
I tried replacing the terminals at the PCM and that did not help. I also replaced the PCM since the wiring tested out good and the APP and the Throttle Body was new and GM parts. I finally ran new wires to the APP and Throttle Body and drove it extensively a... Trouble codes: P1523 (Closed Throttle Performance), P1271 (APP 1-2 Correlation).
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2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Hesitation VIN: JHMFA362X7
i finally decided it had to be the trans and Honda got involved and sent it to s different dealer who replaced the trans.They have an extended warranty ,Im not sure why the first dealer sent him away.Thanks to those than responded
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Misfire VIN: WDBFA66E9N
Thank you all for the replies. Terry from California recommended 4 Mercedes in Fla. They had the best price of $850 including shipping and had it to me the next day. Vehicle running on all eight now. Replaced both ignition coils to satisfy warranty requirement...
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2006 Mercury Milan 2.3L Compressor clutch VIN: 3MEFM07Z96
HAH!!! Fixed!!! Was a broken wire. The white/brown wire from pcm to A/C relay broken in the harness at the curve under the master cylinder. Thanks for the help. You guys are great!!!
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2007 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L shift vcd o\d light VIN: 5N1AN08W17
Sorry for the delay in the fix, replaced TCM. Guessing it was just one of those things.
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1996 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L front diff/ transmission VIN: JF1GF4853T
hello and thanks for all the help we went ahead and replaced the viscus coupler and it fixed the binding it was a reltivly easy job just removed the tail housing from the transmission right in the car a couple hours and it was good to go thanks!
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2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L Abs Light VIN: JF1SF6351Y
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR RESPONDING!I FINALLY GOT A CODE FLASH OUT OF THE BLACK PLUG!IT WAS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF COLUMNON THIS SUBI,AND THE TWO GROUND WIRES THAT EVERYONE REFERRED TO WERE NOWHERE TO BE FOUND.ANYWAY I JUST RAN AN INDEPENDANT GROUND RIGHT FROM THE ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69MX3
It looks like we stumbled onto the fix although your advise led us in the right direction. When we started digging around in the air intake area, we found the heated pcv buzzing (part of the air intake). We replaced that, cleaned out everything else per the a... Trouble codes: P1141 (load calculation crosscheck implausible intermittent), P1166 (system too rich).
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L ABS module VIN: 3VWST71K26
This car is now fixed. A very special thanks to Lou from New Jersey and Jef Damewood from Ross-Tech support. Here is the procedure: 1 ESP System Function Test 1.1 Notes 1.2 Pre-Conditions 1.3 Instructions 1.3.1 Special Notes ESP System F...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS58D21
AFTER SMOKE TEST AND FUEL PRESSURE TEST AND COILS REPLACED AND SPARK PLUGS REPLACED, WE SEND THE VEHICLE TO THE DEALER AND THEY HAD TO REPLACE THE THROTTLE BODY AND IT FIXED THE PROBLEM THANKS FOR ALL YOU HELP
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