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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Lifter VIN: WBADT43442
Wellllll customer came in for small coolant leak. Repaired leak but noticed lifter noise too. Did oil change with 5w30 syn valvoline. Also put a pint of lubro molly part# 2009. Noise still there. Noise comes and goes. Can sit at idle and sound like a horse tro...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L won't shift out of Park VIN: WBAGN63443
Vehicle came on the flatbed for no crank, we only have generic scantool, showed codes 51AC, 32, 1, 27, 4e in EGS. Battery is good. The shifter level is working good as indicated on the scantool (Launch X431 Infinite) but will not shift out of P position. Any a...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Seat Calibration VIN: 1GYEE63AX4
Hello Group, I have this Caddy that I can not get the 3rd row seat assembly to calibrate.And without being calibrated the cust can not operate the seat controls. Useing my Tech 2 I can command the seat in all directions [ Can only move a little @ a time, but w...
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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Surge VIN: 1GCDK14K2L
This truck has a lean surge to it. The o2 sensor will go lean, under .200, just above idle and at this time the int is 128 and block learm is 128 sometimes 132. Neither will go up as the o2 sensor stays lean. I have run it on motorvac and still same results. A... Trouble codes: 32 (Egr)
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, High idle VIN: 2G1FP22K6T
This is a customers car that came in running very poorly and and sounded like it was skipping. Hooked scanner up on it and found that there were no misfires but had 2 codes for TPS sensor. Went into the data on the scan tool and the computer is reading that th... Trouble codes: P0122, P1122 (Tp circuit int. Low voltage)
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L 4l60E VIN: 1GNEK13R9X
Hi, I had the trans rebuilt. I installed the unit and I have no 3rd or 4th gear. When it shifts from 2nd it just freewheels. The scanner indicates it's shifting properly and if I command it with the scanner same thing no 3rd or 4th. I have replaced the valve b...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L compressor VIN: 1GNDT13W0Y
I have a s-10 blazer with auto climate control. I do not get compressor activation. There are no codes in the hvac system. I can command on the compressor with the scan tool. The a/c button flashes when pushed. My low side switch is shown to be closed. The hig...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2G1WH55K92
Ok so Im getting confused.Customers complaint is ac inop.confirm complaint found low on r134a (on ecacuating scale showed 1.1 lbs. system holds 2.25)evacuated and recharged w/ dye compressor now kicks on 5 seconds after sarting car but shuts off within 3 secon...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L misc. VIN: 1G1ND52J13
this car has had main computer,body control,and various other goodies thrown at it. everything that was replaced was new ,proper, and reflashed.car's dash goes crazy car shuts down and may or may not restart.
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L p0480 / P0481 VIN: 1G1AL55F66
This car originally was blowing the cooling fan 30 amp fuse, so we replaced the cooling fan. Could find nothing wrong with the original fan - except it ran as soon as the engine was turned on. After we cleared the codes and replaced the fuse, it only turns on ... Trouble codes: P0480 (Low Speed Cooling Fan Circuit/Relay fault), P0481 (High Speed Cooling Fan Circuit/Relay fault)
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L cranks, no start VIN: 2C3HD46J5X
this vehicle first started dying while driving,with scan tool showing now codes except cam sensor not switching. replaced cam and crank sensors and vehicle started and tested fine. 1 week later, customer states vehicle runs rough. found tensioner failing and t...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7MF36C4S
hello to all i have replaced the intake cover on this dodge for a oil leak. I had to remove the injector pump to get to the cover. I did not set the engine to tdc before removing the injector pump, i just marked the pump shaft to the gear with a marker. I have...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Hesitation VIN: 1B7GG22N41
Replaced engine with a used unit , has a hesitation cold only there for maybe about three minutes or so , then the truck runs like a new one. This hesitation was not there with the old engine. We installed all sensors off the old engine including injectors , a...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L problem to fill gas VIN: 1D4GP25R53
Customer can not fill vehicle up without it shutting off every few seconds.All houses around the gastank looked OK,no damage ,no kinks. We suspect the charcoal canister,but we are not sure.We expect the customer to come back when he will use the gas,to lower g...
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L04
This van was brought to me after another shop determined low compression on cylinder #4 due to carbon build up. They installed new valves and checked the cylinder head over. Also installed new gaskets, plugs, ignition coil, and wires. They say the misfire was ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder Number 3 misfire.)
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2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L rear hatch VIN: 2D4GZ58275
Magnum rear hatch has a mind of its own. Sometimes, but not all the time, the rear hatch cycles on and off on its own. Usually when either starting the car or unlocking. It may only happen once or it may cycle half a dozen times. Every time I try to test it it...
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2007 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3KA53H87
Hello I need some help with this Charger!! I have smoke the entire system i did't found a leak, I also check the purge solenoid and it seems to hold vacuum!! Trouble codes: P0456, P0457
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1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L Glow plug problem VIN: 2FDLF47M4N
Had a customer drop off a dump truck for routine items, nothing related to what I had a problem with: turned key on and smoke bellowed from fuse box. Found both fusible links to glow plugs burned. Looked under hood and found all brand new glow plugs installed....
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14Y8T
Vehicle came in with the above codes. Before much physical testing I looked at it with my modis. I keep getting this annoying vehicle battery low message even with the truck running on Modis. Aside from that I reset the fuel trims which were -22 LTFT. When I s... Trouble codes: P1443 (p0411-), P0411 (p0172-), P0172 (p0174-), P0174 (p0175-), P0175 (p0443-), P0443 (testing and results)
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L battery light VIN: 1FMYU04121
Hi, I have this 2001 esxcape. The customer states that randomly the battery light illuminates on the dash. I have verified this concern, and the vehicle is actually charging when this happens, at about 13.8V. Another shop told her that she needed a cooling fan...
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2003 Ford F F650 7.2L No Start VIN: 3FDNF652X3
This is one from a fleet that i take care of and the only one that is a cat engine and my scanner will not scan a f650 . This truck sat for a year and a half and was jumped and it ran and was mover about 600 feet and parked . it will not start now i have the f...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX21508
Greetings all this truck is a puzzler. it came in for an engine noise concern. we found a rattling noise from both valve covers when the engine was warm and feathering the throttle between 800-1500 rpm. It sounds very much like a diesel when it occurs. Disconn...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Starting VIN: 1FTWW31R78
Where is Transmission contro module..It is not at the rear of transfer case has Mitchel-on -demand says..Not at the linkage...I have no ground to pin 86 on relay,suspect TCM,but not sure where it is
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1999 GMC C6500 8.1L parking brake VIN: 1GDJ7H1E91
This unit has a electric/hydraulic parking brake system that I am not familiar with. The parking brake is stuck in the applied position. With the parking brake knob released and the truck in gear I get a parking brake light and a service brake light. There is ...
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2008 GMC C4500 Topkick C4C042 8.1L engine VIN: 1GDG5C1G58
hey guys. this topkick has an engine noise sounds like a lifter noise but does not change when doing a cylinder balance test.the noise does follow engine rpm.it is not an exhaust tick it is internal to the engine.the oil is fresh and clean.the truck is low mil...
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1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2HGEJ2122R
in hindsight vehicle experienced intermittent misfire that felt like power loss on highway. at the moment the car is missing terribly bad once it warms up after about 3 minutes. it will misfire at idle and can hear it through the exhaust. weird part is it will...
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2005 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E45
Please help, After replacing the the purge valve and CCV valve. The vehicle comes back a month later with the P0455 code indicating a large leak this time. We replaced the gas cap. It came back again with the same code. We noticed that the factory gas cap that... Trouble codes: P0455 (large leak)
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Oil pressure / no start VIN: SAJGX2746V
I did this job originally without the special tools for locating TDC and locking the camshafts. I located TDC using the marks on the flex plate. I verified that the flats at the forward ends of the 4 camshafts were up. I then carefully removed the primary chai...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L Engine VIN: SAJHX6244W
Replaced both primary and secondary timing chain tensioners and chains also removed oil sump and cleaned oil pump pick-up screen and debris from sump.replaced VVT orings and seals. Engine was quiet went done.But has returned with the same noise. The same noise...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Abs VIN: 1J4GW48N44
Customer complaint of random ABS light (C1032, RR wheel). Seems to occur more with damp/wet weather. Scanned, tested, replaced RR sensor/harness. Drove out fine for approx. 2 1/2 weeks then returned, showing up randomly. We did have wet weather during that tim...
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2005 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13265
Came in 2 months ago, complain of lack of power. MIL was on, had Upstream O2 sensor code. Road test, un able to duplicate, replaced o2. Car came back 1 month ago. Same complaint. Lack of power. MIL on agian, This time TPS code. Replaced TPS. Road tested. No p... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0306
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L ABS Light VIN: JT8BF28GXW
Hello, Have a code 43 from the ABS/Traction control system. ABS light is on solid and the traction control light is flashing. We also have a p0441, which is an Evap purge control failure. We tried erasing the codes. We used the diagnostic connector and jumped...
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L abs VIN: 5LMEU88H44
I looking for a direction where to get started. My customer complains about an intermittant (a couple of times a week) illuminated ABS lamp that resets when the ignition is cycled off but returns randomly. He hasn't noticed any conditions when the lamp is ligh...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L air conditioning VIN: 1LNHM86S64
The A/C concern I now have is that the system does work, However, It comes on interm. I have tested the Pressure switches and they are fine. I evacuated and rechared the system so I know the freon is good and the system has the correct amount in it. I have no ...
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4F4YR12C7W
We have one that is driving us nuts. Miss firing on #1 cyl. this has been on scope and scanner. compresson test 150. to 140 1 thru 4. valve cover was removed to ck valve train ok Injectors were all ohm ck and in spec. did replace #1 does have injector pulse li...
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Compressor/elec VIN: JM1BJ24642
vehicle came in with flickering A/C light on dash; test connection between switch & connector found poor connections. Replaced switch and connector harness. Flickering had stopped. vehicle returned with flickering again. also during my diag I noticed that comp...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Starter VIN: WDBCA39D6M
Don't you just love the strange ones?? Here's the story. Above Mercedes is towed in for starter replacement by customer. Customer doesn't want it checked out. Has been told by a "buddy" that the starter is bad and needs replaced. Gave a little history of the ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L reset VIN: WDBTJ65J84
This is my first CLK 320. The owner was recommended to me by another client who drives a Jaguar, my main specialty. The car has exceeded its service interval (Service A) by 3000 mi. and the service indicator won't reset following the recommended procedure invo...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L dash light VIN: WDBUH82584
Hi Guys We replaced coolant level sensor. Coolant level message is still on. The dash message: coolant level - seek repair shop (I think that was what it said because it will not come on now) I thought that was about the coolant level but I put in a new senso...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L rear hatch VIN: 4JGBF71E08
HELP PLEASE The POWER rear hatch works intermittently. this car is just out of factory warranty. The hatch release motor makes noise, and it appears the right side of the door flexes like it wants to open. But it will not open. I can manually open it from insi...
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2005 Mercury Mariner 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 4M2CU571X5
This mariner has an intermittent stall and no start. Have checked all the grounds, and cleaned up the one underneath the seat. It seems to be a loose connection or bad wire, since it is very intermittent, with no codes or loss of communication, is not the secu...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JA4MT31H6Y
Hi Guys, got a tough one here. Car came in for transmission shift complaint and rough idle. replaced VAF sensor--no codes found for it--still stumbles when I plug in the connector, not plugged in idles good. Have 5v on 2 lines 4.7v on 1 line and 14v with engin... Trouble codes: P0765
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Engine VIN: 1N4AL11D53
Hey Guys, This is a Tuff Nutt to Crack, This vehicle came in for a knock and and engine rattle, @ idle this sounds like a top end type noise, accelerate to 1000 rpm and gets louder and deeper, fluctuate throttle 1500-2500 quick rap sounds like bottom end. inst...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WP52K91
Car came in with cat code p0420.Check car and found rear o2 sensor damaged replaced and code came back.Fuel trims good.Graphed sensors and rear o2 stays flat but does move up and down when decelerating .Front o2 seems to be working okay.Freeze frame data show ... Trouble codes: P0420
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2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Pinch protection VIN: YS3FD49Y13
Pinch protection on the front windows isn't working correctly. Whenever the window is rolled up, it reaches the top and immediately comes back down about 4". YOu have to bump the window up a bit at a time until it goes to the top, and if you bump it just a tin...
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2003 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BH686X3
Greetings. This engine has the typical leaking head gaskets. After much discussion with the customer, they opted to repower the car with an ATK reman engine. I open the crate today. The tag says "no egr port in head" The vehicle's engine has an egr. There i...
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2004 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH80684
Hi need some assistance on this one. came in with ac only working briefly then shutting off customer said if he shut the ac off and the car off and waited 10 minutes the ac would work agian briefly then shut off again. I thought it was low on charge so i evace...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L windows VIN: WVWNA63B6X
Thanks for taking the time to read and help me out. I have a passat wagon that is kickin my butt. The customer concern was for windows inop (all 4). So i checked the wiring diagrams to see what connects them all together but im having a hard time. The drivers...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSD29M51
Hey everybody, got a 2001 Jetta 1.8T with a MIL on. Faults P1297(turbo-throttle valve pressure loss), P1127(system too rich), P1137(system too rich) are all stored. During the test drive, the car runs well, but it does sometimes have a lopey idle. I checked al... Trouble codes: P1297 (Connection turbo-throttle valve pressure loss), P1137 (Bank 1 System too rich), P1127 (Bank 1 System too rich)
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21C73
Ok so here it goes, this beetle came in with four codes p0352,p0302,p0341,p0321 and missing like crazy. It was at antoher shop they did a timing belt water pump, the customer said the light has never been on before and it didnt run like this before they did th... Trouble codes: P0302 (Missfire 2), P0341 (Cam sensor), P0321 (Engine speed input), P0352 (Coil circuit b)
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L engine VIN: WVW63B84E3
HELP. Oil leaks once driving at rear of cylinder head area. Is there anything that can leak oil at rear of head besides turbo feed line. Will not leak unless driving. Reving and pinching off pcv vent does not cause leak. Had multiple vacuum leaks and bad pcv v...
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2003 Acura CL 3.2L pw, pl, lights, sunroof, fuel pump VIN: 19UYA42443
GREG WAS DEAD NUTS ON. AFTER FILING THIS REPLY I ACCIDENTALLY DROPPED MY TEST LIGHT ON THE FENDER AND IT LIT UP. I HAD THE MAIN POWER TO THE PASS RELAY/FUSE BOX DISCONNECTED BECAUSE IT WAS IN THE MAIN FUSE CIRCUIT. FOUND THE GROUND FROM BATT TO FENDER WAS ...
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2005 Acura TSX 2.4L battery light is on VIN: JH4CL96825
thanks everyone for the help.it turned out to be a bad after market alternator.we ordered the oem alternator and its been weeks and no battery light anymore.customer is happy and we are so surprised to see so many bad aftermarket units these days.once again th...
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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Control Unit VIN: WBAHP61090
No faults in IHKA (HVAC) but found a CAN BUS Fault. After tearing half the car apart disconnecting modules, it has been diagnosised to faulty CAS Module, signal between Key and Transmission with the IHKA ties into.
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2003 Buick Century 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G4WS52J93
I want to thank all of you for the promt response. i got here this morning took the valve cover off and sure enought the rocker arm to the intake valve was just laying in there. I have a new question. Whats my next step. Should i heli coil all the rocker arms ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Engine missfire detected).
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y24
I would like to thank everyone for your help. I ended up replacing the transmission and that fixed all of the problems. I also ended up replacing the TPS for a stall when taking off from a stop light.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Front Sag VIN: 1GHK23285F
Thanks to robert ,jon and wesley for their help. WE adjusted torsion bars took up the rest of the adjustment. This raised the front about 2 in. I got some info on several companies the make offset adjusters. Duck head ready lift and a web site www.stepf.com ....
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK13067
i would like to thank all who responded, the tahoe is fixed. it had a weak fuel pump, . the fuel pressure was checked as well as o2's and fuel trims, all appeared normal , just overlooked putting that info in my help request,sorry for the missing information l... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, C0561.
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on, Low power VIN: 1GNEC13J37
Found out from Jim Wilson, on the Autonerdz fourm, that the chain guides fall appart and get caught by the chain. That is what happend with this one as well; jumped three teeth on the crank gear. Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam/Crank correlation error.).
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L compressor
Thanks everyone, I checked the a/c pressure reading on the scan data and it reads 4 psi. Than I disconnected the a/c pressure transducer connector and it read 489 psi. I replaced the a/c pressure transducer and the compressor came on.
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28ZXF
THANK YOU AL [...] FOR THE HELP MOST OF YOU WERE RIGHT ON BAD CRANK SENSOR. STRANGE PART WOULD ONLY CAUSE ROUGH RUNNING IN MORNING FOR SEVERL MINUTES THEN BE OK REST OF THE DAY. THANKS AGAIN
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L code P0340 cam senso VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
First of all I would like to thank all the people who responded to my request. The problem was the altenator RF interferance. But the day I requested help I had just replaced the wires to the cam sensor cleared the code and restarted the truck and like before ... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor).
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FDAF56F83
The rail pump or lift pump would drop to 5 psi pressure after 20+ min. of driving. We put a vacuum gauge on the suction side of the pump and it never went above 4in hg(eliminating a clogged fuel sock in the tank) A new electric rail pump fixed this truck. This...
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2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Smokes VIN: 1FTSX21R88
It was the turbo seals leaking oil into exhaust pipe.Customer will fix at a later time Thanks
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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 Classic SLE 5.3L Unknown VIN: 3GTEC13057
well i got it fixed the problem turned out to be the controle head. If you would tap on the temp knob when hot air was blowing it would get cooler for an instant then hot again , you could also hear the door change slightly in the box. Thanks for all the help ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C72
info was hard to find for this vehicle we tested the power and ground at the ip sensor we had a steady 72 psi at ip sensor on scanner replaced the ip sensor scanner came down to 55 psi all is good thanks everyone Trouble codes: P0191.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L cooling VIN: 1J8GL48KXZ
did not get to fix this one most likelyhead gasket rad felt fine by touch temp gun shows temp drop no bubbles in rad tank went to dealer jeep went to the dealer hope to here back and will post the fix
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1993 Land Rover Range Rover County 3.9L door locks VIN: SALHV1241P
Thanks to all who replied. Ken [...] nailed it. Could it be so simple. A little cleaning a little Teflon, on all 4 doors, and its on the road again! Rock On IATN
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Dash Warning Lights VIN: SALPV1447V
OUR SNAP ON SCANNER WITH THE ROVER SOFTWARE WILL NOT GIVE US ENOUGH ACESS TO SORT OUT THE PROBLEM, WE BELIEVE THE PROBLEM LIES IN THE BODY CONTROL MODULE UNDER THE PASSENGER FRONT SEAT, BUT WE COULD NOT VERIFY THAT DIAGNOSIS. CAR RECOMENDED TO ROVER DEALER...
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ILNLM97V3V
Thank you for all replys. I already have tried all of the recommended suggestions in replys before my original post. Had to let it go without actual fix
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2003 Mazda Miata LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB35373
Thanks for all the responses, sorry for the delay wanted to make sure that this car was fixed. In the past it had took some time to set a cheak engine light. As almost everyone suggested i looked at the cam sensor, I used the vantage to scope the sensor. every... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17244
Hello: thanks to all who responded, I replaced MAF sensor, some improvement now it sets P0172 after a long drive (250 + miles), I have check all actual values,freeze frame shows normal values!! so I am at a loss of what is happening, customer is gonna trade th... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 system too rich.).
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2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80C47
Thankyou all very much for your help... My girlfriend actually drove the same car so i borrowed it for a day, each car had exactly the same vacuum at idle and swapping MAF did NOT help. This is the first car I have sent to the dealer in my life but we are swam... Trouble codes: P2187 (Lean at idle).
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF7093A
Well this thing is finally fixed.I was able to smoke the evap system and found that there was indeed a leak.There was a small hose at the top of the filler neck that was broken .It went into the expansion tank and a plastic fitting that goes into the filler ne... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap gross leak).
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Hard start VIN: WDBNG70J76
Thanks Aaron and Dave. The fuel filter was the trick. Pressure came right up to 55psi and held at 46 psi 15 minutes after shutdown. After 2 days of searching through mitchell I found the 3.8bar pressure spec but still no actual test information. Had 2 replies ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2).
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1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L High idle VIN: 1MELM55U7S
Sorry it took so long. I had to find a computer and there was only one available and it was in st louis. Repalced and all is well . Thanks Mike [...] Trouble codes: 412 (Cant control idle speed).
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A1Y
hi guys thanks for all the help called the customer yesterday and told that it might be needing the maf sensor and a reflash of the ecm customer declined the work going to try just the reflash at the dealer and let me know what happens thanks again for all the...
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2008 Suzuki XL-7 3.6L compressor VIN: 2S3DA44179
I received some great advice form you guys and I have been in contact with the customer about returning for a follow up but he has since moved to the big city and although he promises to return, he hasn't as yet. I'm afraid that this issue is dead for now but ...
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1999 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L rear main seal
Well the Toyota brand seal fixed it! Thanks for the replies. The last reply about the flywheel bolt holes going all the way through the crank was something I had not thought about and I wish I had checked it, but there are no leaks now and that's what I was go...
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2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L dome light draw VIN: 5TDBA23C44
Thank You everyone who replied to my help request. I've got the draw down on this van to an acceptable level of .04A. I needed to make clear, the vehicle would go dead in just a few days, that was the original customer complaint. The draw I was experiencin...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L temp warning lite VIN: 3VWSA81H4V
Thanks to all that replied. It ended up being the instrument cluster. The lite flashed any time hot or cold. I disconnected the level sensor and I also jumped the plug with no change. the gauge and the scanner read the same so that took the sensors out of the ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 Shift VIN: 3VWSE69M62
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP, SPECIAL THANKS TO RICH [...] FOR ALL THE LINKS & INFO. SENT CAR TO A TRANS SHOP. THEY HAD IT INSIDE OVERNITE & IT RAN FINE. NO CODES IN COMPUTER. I HAVE FOUND THAT IF YOU IDLE IT FOR 5 MINUTES IT WILL SHIFT FINE. LOOKS LIKE THE N92...
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L pump and rack VIN: YV1TS92DX2
Thank you for all the replies. We went to Volvo and got a brand new Volvo Rack Assy. and Both new, updated lines and I used Pentosin fluid. I installed the original pump back on it also. So far so good. It did seem to take a while to bleed the air out of it. T...
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