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2004 Acura TSX 2.4L Steering VIN: JH4CL95824
The car has a shimmey or vibration in seat upon acceleratrion only (at 3-4,000 RPM & only at 60-65 MPH), the axles, motor mounts, cv joints are fine. Tires have been previously balanced the rims are fine. It keeps getting worse, I am almost wondering if it is ...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L camshaft timing VIN: WAULT68E02
hey everyone; i got myself into a valve job on an audi and know i need a few tools to complete the job and don't want to spend $500.00 + to use them one time. the tool #s are; 40030 40028 40026 here is a link that shows the tools and there numbers. http://w...
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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGN63555
I would like to thank all you guys in advance for all the help you give best group in the world. We had a guy bring in a 2005 BMW 745li for leaking valve cover gaskets because the dealer was to expensive so we did the gaskets but now when we start the car it ...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBAVD135X
need help our Autologic crapped out in the middle of testing & we had several codes: 1) CAS AOB4 start operation (we are waiting for another key from customer) Code does not clear 2) DME 2A80 Intake VANOS activation 3) DME 2A85 Exhaust VANOS activation 4) D... Trouble codes: A0B4
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L drum brakes
Replaced brakes and hear brakes rubbing took apart and readjusted lubed test drove. complaint still there.
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2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Starting VIN: 1GYEE63726
We started with key problem and replaced the ignition housing assembly, lock cylinder and theft antena ring. Vehicle still will not start 9or crank. Have done the key relearn many times - anti theft light will not blink. When turning the key all lights will go...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L No Start, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22SXP
Lots of info here and a lot of parts replaced. Customer started car in the morning and it ran great. He got to his destination and when he tried to restart the car it wouldn't start. It was then towed to our shop. The car started for us but ran poorly. We went...
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GNDXO3E9D
Engine chugs or surges just like you have the choke on too strong on a carbed engine. Fuel trim is Lt.-17 to -23,ST. -1 to +2 . When mass is disconnected , limp home mode,engine runs better. Fuel is LT.-17,ST.-18 .The only problem found was fuel psi, spec is 3...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: IGNDS13S43
Hi everyone, thank you for taking your valuble time to read this and respond. I have this 03 Trailblazer that seems to be giving me a bad time. For about a year now, I've had this p0128 code. I've replaced the thermostat two times now, ect sensor one time (GM ... Trouble codes: P0128
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2004 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5U042 6.6L can only go 30mph VIN: 1GBE5C1114
Unknown history, other than the alternator was recently rebuilt. The speedometer registers about 80 mph when you are only doing 30 or 40. Then the governer kicks in and doesn't allow faster speeds. The various modules, PCM, ABS, all indicate the same speed as ...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3C8FY43BB1
hey techs, have a real headache on my hands. original complaint was that the car dies driving down the road, tach, speedo drops out. pulls over and will not crank. you have to wait several hours before it will crank and start up again. got the car, did not tes...
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1982 Dodge D350 5.9L engine cooling VIN: FB46598150
Remanufactured engine #2 same as reman engine #1 idles cool 180-190 Run engine at 2000rpm for 5 minutes and engine temp raises to 250f degrees Tried fixes have been 2 engines, 2 radiators, 6 thermostats, 4 water pumps, upper and lower hoses, cooling fan upg...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Mechanical VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
After replacing the evaporater when on ac or max ac the air comes ou of the floor more than the panel. I searched archives and found a couple posts about the rod or bolts on the actuator coming free. I did remove the box again and found these problems. Reassem...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Vent temp. VIN: 1B4GP44GXX
This van cam into the shop for what I thought would be a routine A/C service. The customer stated that the system worked fine last summer but slowly stopped blowing cold air. I though it was low on freon from how he described the problem. I connect my gauges a...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L Low Compression VIN: 1B4HR28Z2X
Vehicle towed in after overheat and not running. Vehicle was disassembled and both heads were cracked. Customer decided not to do repairs and shop owner bought vehicle. I was elected to reistall heads...After engine was reassembled..vehicle started and ran bad...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Reverse VIN: 2B3HD56J8X
I have a 1999 Intrepid with an autostick trans. when I put it into reverse, I feel it engage but when I step on the gas, it wont move (Feels like it is in neutral). The shifter is a little stiff but it will go into drive, neutral and park OK. Any ideas?
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HA16KX2
I have this truck that has poor idle and seems to be running rich. There are no codes present and no missfires are present during live data scan. It seems to run a little better with the exhaust unbolted but still runs very poor. Fuel pressure is @47psi within...
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2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 6.1L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2B3LA73W06
Kind of stumped on this one. Car was towed to our shop from another shop that got it in and replace the fuse box under the hood due to the box melted. It melted around the asd relay fuse. Shop replaced the box and then car would not run right after that. When ... Trouble codes: P0037 (O2 sensor 1/2 heater circuit low), P0051 (O2 sensor 2/1 heater circuit low), P0031 (O2 sensor 1/1 heater circuit low), P0038 (O2 sensor 1/2 heater circuit high), P0058 (O2 sensor 2/2 heater circuit high), P0057 (O2 sensor 2/2 heater circuit low)
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1989 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L nuetral safety switch VIN: 1FTHF36G1K
we have had this truck in 3 times in 5000 miles for the same repair. the neutral safety switch keeps failing and the truck doesent start. the switch keeps staying open so has no power to the starter relay. I am not seeing any reason that the switch would keep ...
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.9L Hesitation VIN: 1FDEE14Y2R
Hesitation under acceleration and sometimes constant speed. Suspected problem with PSOM (but speedometer is steady). Disconnect speed sensor in differential and problem goes away but ABS light on and harsh shifts. Tried to get info on PSOM from local Ford deal...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Fuel Pump VIN: 1FTCR10A5R
hey guys, got this old ford ranger with the 8 plug 2.3. remember those? this no start is so infrequent that it's hard to pin this down. after replacing so many of these pumps over the years, this time it wasn't the pump. twice in the testing phase of this, i f...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L abs module VIN: 1FMPU18LXX
HI GUYS 99 expedition abs code c1095 and 4wd light flashing I have a code for pump motor failure c1095 which will return as soon as it is cleared.That seems to be the abs modulw The 4wd has a code p1874 hall effect front speed sensor located on the transfer ca...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U3X
Intermittently engine will surge to 1500rpm, then service engine light and yellow low fuel will come on. Engine will drop to below idle speed then recover to idle. Mil lights will go out. This was in park with hot engine. Customer states while driving feels as...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L throttle sticks VIN: 1FTYR10C4X
Hey for guys got this ranger 2.5 stick shift when driving the throttle seems to stick or the idle stays higher than normal on deceleration we did clean the throttle body but this did not seem to fix it. we checked the throttle cable for freying but it feels cl...
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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FDXF46P64
There are small bubbles in the de-gas bottle with turbo unplugged. Plugged back in and accelerated the bubbles increase dramatically. With the turbo unplugged the engine will never overheat. With the turbo plugged in the engine will overheat quickly and the de...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTPX14565
Basically this vehicle has been a nightmare for us. The customer came in wanting a T/U, we removed 3 plugs and all three broke, which was no surprise. However, on the 4th plug the extractor broke off in the plug. After calling the customer and explaining the s... Trouble codes: P0022 (Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retard Bank 2), P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 1), P0345 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2), P0349 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2)
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2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPW14V57
After reman engine install the engine (Less than 10% of the time) seems to idle a bit low & then begins to run on what seems to be 4-6 cylinders. If you raise the rpm it clears up right away & then usually will idle normal. The engine runs & sounds great. Clea...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5651R
Customer was driving down the road and went to make a turn at an intersection, and vehicle died. Checked for spark and found no spark and since i had just replaced the distributor 3 weeks ago, i assumed that it was the same problem only now i have the "d4" lig...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM81615
Hello Honda techs, This car will buck and surge at will cel and tcs lights will come on. Code P2138 stored in memory. We dont have a lot of info on this code. This is my partners girlfriends car and wanted to see if we could get info to repair it before we sen... Trouble codes: P2138 (TPS Pedal position switchD/E voltage correlation)
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35V7Y
Hello all, I have a Sonata here I need some help with. The vehicle came in with the Check Engine light on and a P0501 VSS circuit stored. No other complaints except for the light. Speedometer and cruise control are both operational. Scan data shows VSS at 0 mp... Trouble codes: P0501 (Vehicle speed sensor circuit malfunction)
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2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L excessive pressure VIN: 1J4FA49S62
I did everything from cleaning fins to installing a new fan clutch but high side pressure is 400-500psi after running only a minute or two.This turns off compressor.This system only holds 2 lbs 4 oz of r-134.Only thing I can think of causing such high high sid...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L tire pressure VIN: 1J8HS58N75
The Service tire pressure system error comes up on the dash and the low tire light will flash at times,the sreen showed that both rear tires were showing no signals, so we replaced both rear sensors, after performing the drive cycle the right cleared out but t...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GR48K46
Hello iATN. I have a 06 Jeep Grand Cherokee w/3.7. This jeep came in here with the MIL on and a p0171&174 were pulled. I smoked the intake and exhaust and of course found nothing. Checked the fuel pressure it was at 52-53 psig with spec being 59+/- 5psig makin... Trouble codes: P0171 (B1 lean), P0174 (B2 lean)
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1996 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L I/P Cluster /Wipers VIN: 4F4CR16X3T
This one can not get a state inspection cause the wipers do not work. Cause the i/p - gem fuse keeps blowing. (gem controls wipers) i checked the gem with short fint no short. I disconnected the i/p cluster short gone wipers work. Is there anything i should ch...
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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4F2YZ04105
Need some help with A/C problem on Mazda Tribute.A/C will stop cooling at times,freon pressures good.We finally got car to act up,no comppreser engagement,no power to field coil,checked low pressure switch 12v on both wires, checked relay pin 1 13.6v,pin2 no g...
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2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L steering VIN: JM1BK32436
Hello All, I've got 06 mazda 3 steering makes cracking noise while vehicle is stationary, it does not do it all the time, we replaced both sides strut mount and bearing but still makes noise,everything else checked ok any idea regarding this problem well be g...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L a/c VIN: WDBJF70H5X
A/c compressor and condensors fans not coming on. Checked fuses all good. Getting no power to fans or compressor or sensors. Controls inside on dash working. Anybody have a sugestion as to what could be wrong
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Starter VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
Customer had car towed to my shop no crank no start. Noticed that on dash it was not indicating park it was just a solid block and that the light near the radio was not flashing with the key so i had the customer get a new key from the dealer and got a gearshi...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L right rear VIN: WDBUF70J63
Greetings all. Have a E500 Benz with a loud "thump" noise that comes out of the right rear. Hooked up the chassis ear and test drove. Have 4 transmitters hooked up to the lower control arm and the upper shock as well as the sway bar links. The noise is the ...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WMWRH335X7
Vehicle towed in today for no power retieved above mentioned codes have no info on all data seems like car is not responding to gas pedal movemant.it also feels like its missing but looking at data it shows no misfire. I cleared codes and all came back right a... Trouble codes: P1125 (Throttle valve pot meter 12), P1126, P0638, 1792 (Unknown no info)
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05S6W
In the past we would send a car with this code to the muffler shop, but I decided to look it up on Alldata. It gave several reasons why this code might be set. Timing, Intake and Exhaust leaks, Bad Plugs or Injectors or the Cat. I smoked the intake and exhaust... Trouble codes: P0430 (Three Way Catalitic Converter)
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L camshaft VIN: 3N1CB51D22
This car came in with a dead miss I suspected an ignition coil no luck Did a leak down test found cylinders 3 and 4 leaking and low compression on both 3 and 4 Head gasket was blown between 3 and 4 pulled head sent out to machine flat reinstalled head The comp...
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2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L no accelleration VIN: 3N1CB51D46
hello all, have a 06 sentra that will go into a limp mode and not accellerate, pops code p2122, p2138, p0643. i have only 1.63 vots on app sensor 1 5v line and 5v on app2. checked all wires, grounds, both at app sensor and computer.when it runs ok all voltage ... Trouble codes: P2122, P2138, P0643
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2008 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L dash lights VIN: 1N4BA41E08
This car came in with the TPMS light on always, data shows all 4 tires within spec, also when you step on the brakes, the brake light and the battery light on the dash come on, sometimes steady, sometimes flashing. They go off when you take your foot off the b...
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2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L air conditioner VIN: 1G3WS52H62
thanks in advance for any help, customer stated the a/c worked one day and wouldn't the next day. i replaced the orifice and drier still have a 80 psi reading on the low side found no contamination on orifice or in drier thanks again for any help
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L theft system VIN: 4G2JB3249V
Gentlemen I now have this car. She lives across from the garage and it quite out front ( how lucky can one get ). The car starts intermittently and according to the owner it is much more frequent the last couple of weeks. We checked and found a no spark condi...
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2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L all shift VIN: 1G2ZF55B06
This G6 came in with a check engine light and hard shifts. There is no communication with any modules. I have checked power and both grounds in the DLC and all test fine. I am assuming that once I fix the communication problem that should take care of my trans...
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1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Runs at key off VIN: WPOZZZ93ZK
This car came to me in a horrible running condition and in need of an engine overhaul. Once completed and back in, the engine runs like a champ. Fires right up, lots of power, smooth idle, etc. The problem is at key-off, the engine continues to run until the...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Abs, Psm VIN: WP1AB29P84
Customers concern is that the speedometer is not working. Also that there are lights in the dash that say 'brake proportioning failure'. I have a code 1316 in my tiptronic control module, and my gateway (ipc) module. The description i get for this is 'psm cont...
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2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65532
2/11 115000 miles comes in for cel, found not on but pending code for pre o2 sensor, explaine if lite returns will most likley need sensor, 3/11 115750 miles replace o2 sensor (oe) 4/7/11 116852 miles comes in car will barely idle can't drive needs tune up-do ...
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2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L 4x4 VIN: JS3TX92V73
The 4x4 lite flashes when in low or high the system seems to work is it normal for the lite to flash? we have a snap on Modis Worthless with Suzuki.
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L SL Solenoid E VIN: JT2BG22KXV
Transmission fluid is new. Main line pressure tests are good. No shifting issues. This is a 2 trip code. Tortured solenoid by activating it with backprobe connected to battery + with ignition off. Solenoid would intermittenly not click (engage). Replaced solen...
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2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BK18UX3
Hello techs, got a prius towed in the other day and need some ideas. Customer says that the gas engine quit while driving and they drove it on battery for some time until that ran out too. When it showed up I attempted to start it and the engine cranked for a ... Trouble codes: P3000, P3190, P3191
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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13586
replaced front O2 sesnor per suggestions & car is gone it has been 2 weeks thank you so much Dick Trouble codes: P1191 (EC O2 sensor Bank 2 before cat.), 236 (BMW code for same above).
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2005 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Vses VIN: 1GYEK63NX5
Thanks to all who took time to reply. Special thanks to David from Pennsylvania who had the right idea. It turned out that when a back-up camera was installed(It looked like a factory job to me)they pinched the swps wires that went to ebcm which is why the bc...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L fuel injectors VIN: 2G1WL54TZN
first of all thanks to everybody that took time to help me your all great! i had two problems no fire no noid as a lot of you said evan though i put a new crank sensor in since it was an after market it could still be bad i put an ac delco in and it fixe...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS19X4T
i went back through the entire repair and removed the intake again and i put it all back together and then it fired i have no idea what i did or didn't do.. thanks for all the help... i think i will blame this on a bad connection
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 3GNFK16TOY
WAHOO...WE FIXED THIS ONE, I ROLLED THE DICE AND HAD THE CLUSTER REBUILT AND INSTALLED IT EVERYTHING WORKS GREAT. HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN, THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP I HOPE I CAN HELP YOU IN THE FUTURE.
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1956 Chrysler Imperial Crown 5.8L Power Steering
I apologize for the delay in posting. This car is a long-term project with many “issues” We think we have the power steering repaired The flow control valve in the outlet of the power steering pump, was sticking. We freed it up, and so far power assist is much...
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2009 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Win Module VIN: 2D8HN44E19
As advised by those who responded we will be taking car to dealer for reprograming. Vehicle is reprogrammed and works fine Thank You to all that have offered help
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2009 Dodge Charger SE 2.7L Park lamps VIN: 2B3KA43D79
Thanks for all the replies which were in agreement condeming the TIPM. I replaced the TIPM and this corrected the problem.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Gem VIN: 1FTWX33F1X
My Ford parts dept was willing to warranty the first GEM so I tried another one with, unfortunately the same results. So I tested the parasitic drain on a few other vehicles in the shop and found they were all high but not having any issues with draining the b...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Drivetrain VIN: 1FMDU34E7X
Hey guys this one is done, it was the shift collar, fork, and rail the case was worn just like most of you said it would be, those units are weak, my customer looked at it( a Ex. Machinest) and told me the case is too thin to be repaired just JB weld it (LOLOL...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L #F8 30AMP maxi fuse VIN: 1FAFP3438Y
I have found the small positive cable to starter solenoid shorted to the egr pipe.
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2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA57234
Well, I had apretty good gameplan for this fix, but the customer decided to take it away as is without repair. I pulled the ECM and did find small amounts of moisture at the connector. Blow it dry and re-installed with dielectric grease - no change. I smoked t...
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTHK23124
Thanks for the helpful replies. We haven't see the truck for the last couple of months. When we get it in the shop again I'll follow the suggestions of looking at the filter housing, priming pump, and hoses to the ficm.
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2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L High idle VIN: KMHHN65F24
REPLIES LED ME TO REPLACE TPS WITH FACTORY PART AND I DID BUT TO NO AVAIL. THE ONLY THING I COULD FIND WAS A DOWN STREAM O2 THAT WOULD INTERMITTANTLY READ VERY HIGH AND OTHER TIMES READ JUST LIKE THE OTHER DOWNSTREAM O2. I TOOK OUT AND INSPECTED EVERY WIRE UND...
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1998 Infiniti I30 3.0L Compressor/ Fans VIN: JNKCA21A3W
This one is repaired, As some mentioned we found a cut wire for Ambient temp sensor under hood way back in the harness. As for the other codes we ended up replacing the HVAC Controler, AKA Auto amp with a used unit. Now system is up and running well.Thanks ...
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1969 Jaguar XKE 4.2L Mechanical
Looks like this project is on hold for the time being. Customers wife called to tell us husband passed away suddenly. She will want to get rid of car. It probably would of been best to rebuild old engine to keep car all original. Would be less hassle.Thanks fo...
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2001 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4FF58S31
This ended up being an internal failure. We lab scoped the input speed sensor and noticed when the light would come on, the signal would disappear momentarily, then come back. A new input and output speed sensor was replaced, as well as the TCM, and the prob...
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2007 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Compressor VIN: 1J8GK58KX7
Thank you to all that replied. It turned out to be what most suggested which was a faulty A/C control head. Only $44 at the dealer so certainly worth the gsmble. I plugged in the new one and the a/c power light came on immediately. The clutch began to work...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBBA45A4C
well i got the Bosch Fuel Injection and Engine Management book. and was reading it and decieded that the idle motor was a possible cause in the symptom chart. I tapped on the idle speed motor with a small hammer real lightly and the idles smoothed out for 3 d...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start VIN: WDBBA45A6C
ok what i did was removed the warm up regulator and disasembled to flushout the inlet port ,it had a sreen that was plugged. i reassembled and adjusted the mixture by way of powerprobing fuel pump as assistant adjusted mixture screw till we barely saw fuel com...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Hesitation, Stall
The problem with this one turned out to be the new iac motor that was on it. It finally blew the fuse that fed it power. Replaced it again and no more problems. Thanks, Allen
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Stall VIN: 1N4AL11E83
Thanks for all, I did not do the repair to this one, customer took his car to his relative shop (far away) and did the repair. I think James from W. Sac of Calif. was right, customer told me the alternator has been replaced because too much output (confused P...
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2003 Saturn L200 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, erratic guage readin VIN: 1G8JU54F43
Reprogamming the BCM using a Tech II fixed the problem. Adam's response made the most sense. I also noticed the BCM wasn't reading the complete 4 digits of the SDM. All's well with the vehicle. I drove approx. 20 miles and, at different times, left car idling.... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class II serial data link malfunction), U1088 (Lost Com. with SDM), U1016 (Lost Com. with ECM), P1631 (Theft deterent fuel enable signal not correct), P1599 (Engine stall detected).
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1993 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.4L engine VIN: WV2MCOD07P
First of all, I would like to thank all of you that tried to help. I found that the distributor cap was faulty, resulting in a good bright spark but it was firing out of time with the engine. we replace the cap and rotor, and the van fired up within three or s...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWRC29MXY
Thanks to all that replied, esp Don for giving me a pinout of the fan control module (avail through identifix). When doing test #4 wich is terminal T14/4 while backprobing the wire, half the terminal come out of the connector. The terminal was burnt in two. A ...
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1988 Volvo 760 GLE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1GA8749J
I'd like to say we fixed this one, but I can't. We did get it running better though. Pulled of front cover and checked timing, which was good. Tried a new set of plugs. Found three vacuum hoses leaking and fixed those. The hose from the turbo was soft, but cou...
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