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1996 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L no injector pulse and no spark VIN: WAUEA88D1T
clutch was about out i pulled engine and replaced clutch after that is when it wouldnt start
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1998 BMW 328is 2.8L No Start VIN: WBABG1329W
veh towed in. customer states that clutch started making horrible noise so she backed it into a spot where tow truck could get it. Engine would not start for me. I informed customer and she states that it was bucking a little before she shut it off. I checked ...
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGL634X3
Hello BMW Techs: We only submitt winners, we received this vehicle on a flat bed. It had no oil in the engine, knock noise from engine on Left Bank when we got the engine running, Oil pours out of timing cover Left side, misfire codes left bank, we put in new ...
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride hieght VIN: SUFXB53524
recieved this vehicle from another shop to my knowlege it has not been driven since arriving there. the x5 arrived here on a tow truck sitting copletely down tried to access air sytem (no problem with that)to activate level and hieght controls the system has n...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Adaptive Headlights VIN: WBAUB33536
Hi all, When the headlights go through their calibration at startup the left headlight swings normally but the right one only goes up and down and the Adaptive headlight malfunction icon comes on and sets BMW code (in dash) CC-ID 295 which just indicates there...
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1956 Cadillac Series 62 6.0L Camshaft VIN: CA56E50415
The fuel pump on the low mileage(34,000) Cadillac was by-passed with an electric unit and now the owner wants to repair the mechanical pump. The problem is the pushrod stroke is not suffient to operate the pump.Of course I will pull the pump ,check the pushrod...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G6CD53B1N
I have a 92 cadilac deville with intermitant no start. Injectors pulse once when first crank. Had no comunication with pcm and was getting signal from dist to pcm.replaced pcm, now have comunication but still intermitant no start. Did set code 58, passlock pro... Trouble codes: 58 (passlock problem)
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2002 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L parking lights VIN: 1GYEC63TX2
The parking lights will go out if i remove the int prk fuse. I have unplugged the headlamp switch, the bcm, the parking light relay, removed head light assbly, tailights with no change. Thanks for time, Scott
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1982 Chevrolet C20 Silverado 6.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GTEK14CXC
this vehicle when running acts like it is over fueling, lots of smoke out tailpipe blueish, after a while will start burning your eyes, have not worked on many of these old beast, there is 12 volts to injection pump, took a fuel sample it looks ok and smells l...
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1992 Chevrolet C2500 Silverado 5.7L Radio VIN: 2CGCGC29KO
This is my truck. For years I had a Sirius system in it. I took that out and now listen to AM talk radio. My problem is I live 50 to 60 miles from the stations. My radio has a high-pitched static whine that is not engine speed related but stops when the engine...
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1994 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Rear Brakes VIN: 1GBDM19Z1R
THANK YOU FOR TAKEING THE TIME TO HELP. I have a 94 astro that the rear brakes lock up on the lightest pedal app. Have changed entire brake system (see related repairs). Brakes ok for a week or so than will lock up again. Have marked adjusters to see if over a...
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1995 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L Upshift/Output Speed VIN: IGDGC34N9S
I first checked power to trans it is good, then saw intermittent output speed cutout, changed the output speed sensor no change. checked the output speed on a scope both at the trans and at the drac module saw good waveform, so i checked the digital output of ...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Front Unit/AC VIN: 1GNFK16R5V
The front unit only blows cold air when the rear unit is turned on. Both front and rear then blow cold air.
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 Silverado 6.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGK29F9V
this truck came in my shop by towing,it start but run only 5-6 seconds and the engine run at wide open trottle , and the exaust smoke goes out the exaust a very lot and black, p 1218 is always on and the resstor is in place.when the engine run (5-6 sec) the in... Trouble codes: P1218
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Oil Use VIN: 2GCEK19T3Y
this one was brought to me because i work on there other car. the complaint is it uses a quart of oil between changes-every 3,000. i know i could say that is normal, but my customer was told at the dealer that a "gasket set" will fix it, i cannot contact anyon...
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L battery light VIN: 1GNEK13T9Y
This vehicle came into my shop with a new alternator, battery light comes on and off while driving. We tried another alternator, a different instrument cluster, and a different PCM. Went through all test, could not find a problem. Connected a scope to the grey...
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Delay VIN: 2G1WW12E82
Wipers will stop straight up and down in between delay cycles, but they do park normally, crank arm appears to be tight and functioning properly and the tab on the transmission bracket was slightly bent so I adjusted it but as I said the wipers do park correct...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L 2-1 downshift noise VIN: 2G1WF55K84
Problem has developed about 15k miles ago. While trans automatically downshifts during normal slow down at about 15 mph (2-1 shift) there is a loud buzz noise and trans pressure rises from ~ 75 psi to 150 psi - foot off gas. Sometimes lasts for 2-3 seconds, so...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Crank reluctor VIN: 1GCHC242X5
Came in with a P0335 crank sensor code. Found new sensor fitted. Removed sensor and while viewing with a magnet and cranking the engine can see the reluctor wheel is bent. Cannot find any procedure or time to repair this. Can someone give me a heads up on this...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Smoking/Using Oil VIN: 1G1AL55F66
This 2006 Cobalt with only 63K miles on it is using a quart of oil every 100 miles. It has 175 to 185 psi compression in each cylinder, and the leakdown test checks very good at less than 5% loss of air in each cylinder (checks 95% good). This car will smoke...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HF16Y5S
thank you in advance for helping,i have a dodge truck that anytime whether in drive or reverse as soon as you rev the engine and let off the engine dies.going down the road the vehicle dies at stops.watching everything on the scanner iac counts o2 sensor, map ... Trouble codes: 37 (false code)
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2007 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 2B3KA43H17
I have this police car that I don't understand. I made an emissions repair for a MIL light. While I was on my test drive the MIL light returned. I was thinking it was related to what I did. I replaced the leak detection pump for the evap system located in the ...
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2008 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 6.7L limp mode p0871 VIN: 3D3MX48A08
Of course I get this referral with no codes and memory cleared. Customer states it does it mostly when hot and towing or really driving it HARD. He stated it seems to have one common code everyone keeps seeing. Trans. shop told him it needs a computer!! He tow...
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1992 Ford F-350 XLT Lariat 7.3L Steering VIN: 2FDLF47M8N
This is our Rollback which usually is used around town, but occasionally we go out town as this weekend I carried a couple's BMW to Atlanta, about 225 miles. The problem is worse loaded, you are constantly fighting the steering wheel. Going down the highway it...
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1994 Ford Escort 1.9L Dash LEAKING FLUID VIN: 1FARP11J2R
Found p/s fluid leaking from under driver dash. Fluid is spread all over. Possible coming from heater duct , steering rack leaking under car but can't imagine how it could travel up column and cause leak. Anyone seen this?? thanks in advance
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP42T4S
Ok this one is stumping me. 95 Mustang GT with 5.0L. Keeps burning out fuel pumps and before installing the 4th one(which is the last one the dealer will send us) I decided to check the electrical system. KOEO I get 10.45 volts at the brown/pink wire. Then I c...
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1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A8V
Ok this truck is not idling, so we repleced iac,wires plugs,coils,fuel pump nd filter. Still running rough not idling, some times idles fine then goes back to not idling right nd running rough again,chk all grounds,timing,if i put my hand on throttle body to c...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Starter, Power Windows, VIN: 1FMYU02181
This vehicle came in for a no crank problem. I first scanned it and it had no communication, so I started checking fuses and found the #11 fuse (10A) in the central junction box (inside) blown (this fuse controls IGN Relay, ACC Relay, Starter Relay, Key Interl...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FDWF37559
Does any one know what is a good fuel pressure for this truck mitchell said 28 - 44 and Ford dealer said 55 psi I have 32 to 43 psi Trouble codes: P0300
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF14575
Misfire Codes. All For Left Bank. KOER, Codes P2195, P2270 Which Is Right Bank. Anyways, Engine Runs Quiet. No Noise, Like Timing Chain Or Rockers Or Bearings. Runs Rough At Idle, Smoothes Out Alittle Around 1000 rpm But Gets Rough Again Above That. Thought I ...
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2006 Ford E-150 XLT 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14U56
Will misfire for about 10-15 seconds after about 2 hours of sitting on cylinder 7 fuel spray looks weak when we cranked over with injectors removed tryed used injector same story misfire is gone even with load until you shut off for couple hours whats the volt...
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2007 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L No Start, no comm w/ modules VIN: 1FTPW14V87
hello everyone. have this 07 king ranch ford that came to us with intermittent no start after shutting off. no other complaints. we've had it 2 days and now its not starting at all. no fuel press, no inj pulse, no spark, no codes, no communication to any of th...
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2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L detionation/ping VIN: 2FAHP71V69
THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR ALL REPLIES! Sheriff's car officer stated pinging started when he was on a emergency run this morning. I went for a ride with him and lugging with OD on it was pinging, OD off it seemed to quit. I had limited time today as officer was wai...
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1995 GMC C2500 Sierra SL 5.7L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GTGC29K0S
I have been working on this truck for the pass 4 weaks it has a 4l80e the problem I am having is that it gose into failsafe. It came to me from another shop thay put a new trans plug in it becouse the wires were shorting together. After thay did this the trans...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG1657W
The car runs fine but idles rough and the cat. gets red hot.If i unplug the iac valve it dose not idle as rough but just a little, if i turn on the ac it act as if the engine is going to come out the car. I have removed the cat. and it looks really good not co... Trouble codes: P1519 (Malfunction in IAC valve Circuit)
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT28S7W
hello, ive got a jeep that came in with a complaint of running poorly on acceleration. scanned and found p1391. customer replaced crank sensor and distributor. i was looking on my scan tool for cam/crank sync status and couldnt find it, instead i found reset c... Trouble codes: P1391
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L pressure VIN: 1J4GL48KX7
Hey guys this jeep has been flushed, replaced comp,dryer,&liquid line.Vent temp around 70 deg. Low side around 70-80 & high side 225-250.Over charged system and comp pumped to almost 400.Dont that mean the comp. is ok? If I had a restriction wouldnt my suction...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12524
I have a Kia that intermittantly sets p0171,p0121,and p1166. This car previously had the throttle screw trampered with as well as a vacuum leak (purge hose left off) I cant find a vacuum leak,the pcv hoses are installed correctly,it has a new MAF sensor,fuel p... Trouble codes: P0121, P0171, P1166
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2002 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2CUO9910
this came in my shop with catalyst blocked,truck don t have power and big knock in the engine with higher rpm. backpressure in catalyst was 6 lbs, replace catalyst , now the knok in the engine is gone , but two misfire ( can t see which one in my genesys) spar... Trouble codes: P1151
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1992 Mercedes-Benz S500 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA32E1N
This car slalls at times wont restart no codes smeels rich when it starts will stall when you put in gear let it sit then it will restart runs fine i replaced tw but it still did it fuel psi is 80 all other specks look good on scaner when it hapend to me i was...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4JGAB75E13
could use some input. we have this ml500 with a misfire at idle. scan data looks good, trims around 0 and no codes. Spark plugs (ngk) were replaced before coming to us so I replaced wires. The miss is still there. Let me add that I hear popping in the intake h...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L ABS Control VIN: WDBUF82J24
After repairs vehicle has been driving fine..ride height still a little high..customer has put @2k miles on it and now a message "service brake" warning light on. Visual inspection revealed nothing wrong with pads, sensors or fluid level. Vehicle brakes well a...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L compressor VIN: WDBRF52H86
Vehicle complaint is no AC. Found two codes in Front SAM module. B1000 - AC compressor fault or signal line to compressor, & B1047 Refrigerant Pressure and Temperature Sensor supply voltage. Cleared codes and B1000 is the only code that returns. When AC is tur...
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L turn signals VIN: 2MEFM75W33
Customer complaint- tun signals inop,seat belt chime inop-Upon inspection turn signals are inop along with belt chime,key chime and hazard flashers when head lamps in off position -when turning on headlamps with turn signals all 4 corners flash along with the ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L Mechanical VIN: 1GHDX03EXY
i have a 2000 silhouette with a 3.4 i would like to put a 3.1 if possible and am woundering if anyone has done this the customer has a wrecked car and wants to put the engine in his van none of our wrecking yards have been helpfull so if anyone knows i thank y...
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1991 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2FW33F6M
This vehicle sets code 45 while driving.Found scanning vehicle that integrator goes to 78 and o2 readings are high indicating rich mixture but dont know why.disconnected exhaust problem still present also O2 sensor replaced.Wondering about possible injectors.A... Trouble codes: 45 (Rich Exhaust)
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1994 Pontiac Firebird 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 2G2FS22S6R
thanks before I even ask! This firebird came in overheating. done preliminary checks and then scanned watching it come up to temp the pcm temp reads lower than the gauge but not at beginning they and the iat were all with in 4 deg. but after 4 min. gauge temp ...
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2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L compressor VIN: YS3FB79N95
No ground for AC compressor relay- showing through Trionic ECM ( Saab ID# 589A on their wiring diagram). Compressor runs when jumpered 30 to 87 at relay. Other relay substituted, same result. When fault codes checked, P0646 shows as a T8 trionic code, but no C...
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1986 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L automatic temperature control -- compressor VIN: JT2MX73E5G
Car came in last summer with a/c not cold and noise. Found noise from compressor. Told customer compressor is very noisey, start with replacment and that will probobly fix the no cold air too. Fast forward almost a year later and the car is back. Replaced comp...
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1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L starter VIN: 1NXBB02E9T
Looking to a two for one here. I have two cars with the same problem. Both Toyotas. What happens is, when I turn the ignition it starts, I shut it off. Try again and I get the same. Sounds good, right? Two, three more times then suddenly all I get is "click". ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M41
VW guys need your help. I should start by saying i work on quite a number of VW's and this one has me a little stumped. I am having trouble trying to find why the AIR system readiness is not passing. I currently use Ross-Tech's VCDS and during the reading bloc... Trouble codes: P1424 (Secondary Air Injection System Bank 1 Leak Detected)
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L power windows VIN: 3VWRT81KX6
This customer came to me first with a complaint of the passenger door window not working. I verified the complaint and pulled codes; 00933 open circuit. I replaced the passenger side motor and the drivers side harness, as per TSB. The harness did have broken w...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWST71K96
Hello VW techs or techs out there has the same problems as my had.This is diesel 1.9 coming with check engine light on scan code P2112 throttle actuator control system- stuck closed.Look at alldata they don't give much informations,i check all wires was okay.M...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAN3344Y
Thanks every body, replace MAF sensor took care the fuel trim codes, Long trim & Short trim balancing out very good. Once again thank you all. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfiring), P1188 (Fuel trim out off range), P1189, FUE1, TR1M.
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1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4HP52K9X
Guys, thanks again for all the help on this. Many great responses and many hit it right on. I found a broken valve spring on #6. I recheck compression and found a burst of compression and then I would loose it. I had already been there, found 75lbs of pressure...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Antenna Cable VIN: 1G1YY2387L
Thanks to everyone that replied. The ones that said it was above the shock tower behind the side panel was right. Al
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 6.5L my truck VIN: 2GCEK19SXS
So after a month of being with out my truck to day I got my block back. And I will be installing new rings,bearings ,waterpump, timing set, oil pump, crank sensor, new head shims and reseal everything. Thanks for all the input.
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19W7T
Well, it works.I had looked over the wiring diagrams, and as far as I could tell, everything's the same between the 4.3 and the5.0. All the same part numbers,from the mass air sensor ,to the crank sensor. Wire was lengthened to the knock sensor, which is on th...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDL19X52
shimmed cranks sensor got to run test drive engine has noise and low oil pressure found out had different cluster installed almost 300000 miles drain oil a bunch of metal getting price on motor thanks guys Trouble codes: P0335 (Ckp a circuit problem), P0341 (Cmp sensor circuit out of range).
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33285
This was a tough one... 5V supply feed circuit on connector C7 was damaged due to resting on metal bracket. It was a VERY tiny pin hole and wire would only occationally rest against bracket and short out. This was what made this problem so difficult to diag... Trouble codes: P0642 (5v reference signal 1 low).
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Abs VIN: 2CNDL73F36
The problem indeed was the wheel bearing sensor, as soon as I replaced rear ones the problem was solve.
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2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L backup lamp VIN: 1GCGG25V46
once again thanks to all. after reviewing responses i was forced to go back once again to double check on all wires. the fix to this one was a short in the cargo lite (inside the fixture). that interior cargo lite is hooked up from the factory on that same ...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Reverse VIN: 2B3HD56J8X
Thanks for all the help. I picked up a used trans and will be installing it this weekend.
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2B5WB35Y52
after getting a few replies about the valve problem i did a running compression test on engine and a couple of cylinders were very low and also had internal vacuum leak so advised customer about results and got ok to remove heads and sure enough about 12 of th...
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2004 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 1D4GP25RX5
#1 rod bearing hooked. Newer engine going in tomorrow. Thanks for the help guys. Didn't really sound like a rod bearing, but didn't sound like lifter/rocker/camshaft either. Had an engine builder listen to it, and he said definately not bottom end. I'll be tou...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L transfer cas VIN: 1FMDU72K94
Replacing the right front speed sensor fixed this vehicle.The PCM was seeing no signal and was engaging the tansfer case clutch after every startup.I did not realize the wheel speed sensors had this much effect on the 4 wheel drive but that is the main input ...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPW14554
thanks for all the great replies, after exhaustive work of replacing every part and not fixing it, like one reply said, and verifying timing a half dozen times, we finally went back to basics. I really didn't think we had an oil pressure issue because it ran... Trouble codes: P0022 (Cam Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 2).
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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Rear Shaft VIN: 1FMEU74836
MOST REPLIES SUGGESTED AN AGGRESSIVE DRIVER AND OR ODD SIZED TIRE.IT'S NICE TO HAVE TECHS WHO HAVE SEEN THIS BEFORE SHARING THEIR EXPERIENCES.UNFORTUNATELY THIS CUSTOMER HAD US ORDER THE DRIVESHAFT,THE PART CAME IN AND THEN THE DIVORCED HUSBAND REMINDS HER OF ...
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2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Od,3-4 VIN: 1FAFP34N87
well I finally got the info on the location of solenoid C.. its the one on drivers side towards front, one of three of the same #, what I did was, connected a wire directly to solenoid inside pan, ran wire to driver seat to observe powering up directly. now th...
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1991 Honda CRX HF 1.5L pistons VIN: JHMED8361M
well no aftermarket piston makers, i got a Honda parts guy hitting them hard and has found what looks to be the last set anyone will ever get from OE.the rings can be had from a Japanese company npr. nothing else really to add just no luck in the aftermarket f...
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2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Shift interlock VIN: JHLRD18721
Thanks John, While it was acting up, disconnected shift cable, could not get the trans linkage to go to park, this would not set the "P" on indicator, which would not allow interlock to work properly. In the hands of the rebuilder now, see what their call is. ...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJJA42CXY
Thanks for all the input. It was all good except for a couple of bogus responses about vacuum leaks or plugged fuel filters, but since those conditions would cause lean codes I ignored them. P0172 and P0175 are rich codes. Stanley (Florida) got me o... Trouble codes: P0172 (A bank combustion too rich), P0175 (B bank combustion too rich).
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2003 Jaguar XKR 4.2L cruise VIN: SAJAV152KN
I did clean the connector and test voltages again, then replaced adaptive cruise unit all is well... thanks
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GW58N6X
Thank you for confirming my suspicions. I am going to have to replace this engine with the correct year. We even asked them twice if it was compatible, and they said yes, so it looks like they get to eat the labor on this one. Thanks again.
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2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L excessive pressure VIN: 1J4FA49S62
I replaced the condensor, the dryer and liquid line and orifice tube because the orifice tube located in the liquid line was pushed so far in the line I could not extract it.After repairs the pressures were normal and vent output was 45*.The condensor was hot...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4HR58N75
I've learned alot on this truck, esp from William from Conn. Modern engines are MUCH "tighter" than I thought possible. Leakdown tests on several cyl were 2-3% leakage (at 116K!). (A BAD cyl is anything over 10%). Ideally I'd do a test when the miss was active... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire).
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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: JT8JS47E8P
HI, EVERY ONE I THANKS ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR HELP. AFTER SOME MORE TESTING FIND OUT CAT. WAS HALF WAY CLOGED UP AND AND ALSO NEEDED COMPLETE TUNE UP THANKS AGAIN MATT
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Mechanical VIN: IYVFP80C13
Okay, this was a learning experience. What I learned was this gal severely neglects her car, and it took me 6 conversations wither her to finally get that she had to stop because the car started making noise and the guy at the parts store put in a "coupla" qu...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L right rear VIN: WDBUF70J63
OK this is what we found. We disconnected the shock and the noise stayed the same. We removed the shock and was able to compress it down to the normal ride height but not much further. It would not come back up until you got past the ride height then it wou...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Soft Top VIN: WDBLK70G63
CONVERTIBLE TOP SWITCH ON CENTER CONSOLE FLASHES. WE TRIED TO DO A HARD RESET BY DISCONNECTING BATTERY AND LEAVE POS AND NEG CABLES TOGETHER FOR 15 MINUTES,NO CHANGE. TRIED EVERY SCANNER IN TOWN NOT ABLE TO ACCESS CODES. NEEDS TO GO TO MB DEALER.
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G1X
Alot of time spent but its fixed It was indeed a bad aftermarket cam sensor. Second guess everything, balance shaft belt was broken but completly unrelated. Onece i swap cam sensor with different brand never experienced problem again. Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam circuit falut).
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05S6W
The stuck O2 sensor was the problem. No matter how much propane I put in the intake, it wouldn't move. Because the ECM uses that O2 to gauge Cat performance, it thought the Cat wasn't functioning and it set a code. Trouble codes: P0430 (Three Way Catalitic Converter).
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2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 5N1ED28T1Y
I Belive This Vehicl Is Fixed I Never Was Able To Pinpoint A Specific Componet Or Conector As Being A Problem The Front Two Sensor Both Ohmed Out At 1.82K. With My Vantage In Record Mode Sitting Or Standing Still The Light Would Activate With No Visable Change...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1N4AL11D35
Well, this was a very long road...there was a little mention of reprogramming the TCM so I took it to the dealer to do that and found the clue that I had been lacking. Evidently Nissan kept the communication codes to themselves and they can only be found with...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L 1-2 Shift VIN: WVWPD63B52
first of all, I appreciate your help. the fix was transmission. computer. it had water traces inside. it corroded.
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L compressor VIN: YV1VS29513
It is fixed not to say the way I'd like to handle a problem. But got fed up with it and sent it to dealer. $250 later they said broken wire at pressure sensor. I honestly don't see a repaired wired I almost feel they reprogramed computer but it is fixed.
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