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1997 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Set timing VIN: JH4DC4366V
Acura techs i need to set timing and manual shows using special jumper #o7paz-0010100. In the picture it looks like just a jumper but i wanted to make sure it didnt need some resistor or something. Connector is behind right lower side panel.
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBAET37473
Vehicle came in with battery going dead every couple of days. Customer had replaced the alternator with a Bosch unit. Scanned for codes and found 42 codes. Cleared all codes. Removed, charged and tested battery-bad battery. Replaced the battery W/ Interstate a...
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L heater valve VIN: WBAEK73465
Complaint was hot air on passenger side when using AC. Found AC system fault codes 9C7A : water valve, right & 9C79 : water valve, left. Found wire harness connector burned up (at duo water valve connection) & lots of coolant corrosion. Replaced valve assy. & ...
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2008 BMW 328i 3.0L maint light VIN: WBAVA33568
Does any one out there have the reset procedure for the maintenance/service light on this car. I hate to ask somthing so simple but Mitchell only goes up to 05 and that one doesn't work. thanks for the help.
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2006 Buick LaCrosse CX 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP57276
This car will quit while driving. After it quits the car will engage the starter. After a time the starter will start to work but the car will not start. Scan data says no crank signal. When the car does't crank the starter can be made to crank by activating... Trouble codes: P0520 (Oil pressure switch open)
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Trac Control VIN: 1GYEE63724
Hi all, This is my wife's car(figures!) It has a false activation of Traction Control usually on the highway after driving for a while. It does seem more frequent after rain but not exclusive to the rain. Sometimes when it occurs it feels like the car sways t...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Unknown VIN: 1GCHK23G43
Hello Techs, This truck's A/C seems to have multiple problems. First when driving with the Air on, intermittently the compressor shuts off. We have replaced the low pressure switch and the inside Control Head and still have the same problem. Second, when the ...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L Exhaust Valves VIN: 1G1ZT52875
Reinstall heads and in the shop it sounded great. On the test drive the engine started to clatter like it had lost oil pressure with no loss of performance. Installed pressure guage for oil and we have great prressure. Removed valve covers to check for free pl...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 5.3L 1 cylinder VIN: 1GNET16MX6
HELP! this ones killen me. Runs Rough #1 cylinder missfire with the vlom installed there is no compression. Without the vlom there is compression in the #1 cylinder all other cylinders have compression at all times. We used a tech 2 on this truck to diss able ...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Fuel Pump Fuse VIN: 1C3EL55U51
OK this car runs good with no problem.untill the fuel pump fuse burns up.---fuel pump is never been replaced.never been in accident.the problem happens once in while.it could happen the same day that I replaced the fuse. or it could be a month later.so this pr...
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2003 Chrysler 300M Special 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2C3AE76K13
Engine is junk; lots of rapping. Car belongs to nephew and we do only European cars. Nephew has supplied a used 2003 3.5 used engine. The engine (8th digit) in this car is "K" = 3.5L V6 24 valve (MPI). The used engine supplied is "V" = 3.5L V6 Cyl 24 valve SOH...
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2008 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 2A8HR44H78
Intermittently while driving the engine cuts out briefly and sets the listed codes. Happens more often when you first start accelerating or when you accelerate as if to pass someone although it will do it at a steady speed and at idle (just dies if sitting at ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Cylinder Misfire Detected- Stored Code), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire- Stored Code), P0339 (Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Intermittent- Stored Code), P1128 (Closed Loop Fueling Not Achieved- Bank 1- Pending Code), C121C
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Speedometer VIN: 3B7KF23W5X
Customer just bought this truck, has bigger tires then oem. speedo is off. I tried to program into computer the tire size and apparently it is in the abs module. it ask me if the differential is dana or other, its other. then it ask me for revs per mile, does ...
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C6Y
This neon has no power to coil pack or injectors when cranking. Everything comes on fine with first turn of the key - check engine light, power to injectors/coil pack, etc all come on for those first 2 seconds of every turn of the key. But when cranking no pow...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L front and rear washer VIN: 1B4GP45391
I have this 01 Caravan that came in with some minor suspension issues and a concern of the washers not working. I have replaced countless washer pumps on chryslers so I just condemned the pump. After replacing the pump, I found that the washers still do not wo...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HA16N13
have this dodge in here that started as a miss fire sugested a tune up customer decided to do it his self. he replaced all eight coils and plugs and the truck still ran bad so he tried to put a crank sensor in it and broke it off then decided to cut off the co...
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L excessive smoke VIN: 11H1HH11V1
Hay guys this truck has been giving us a time. It came in with a complaint that sometimes the the truck only in D will produce an excessive amount of black smoke out of the exhaust. Scanner values all look normal exept for the ENGINE LOAD PID it will go from 0...
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2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1B3EL46X25
Hello to all. Another nightmare. Customer drives 40+ miles one way to work and this only acts up with her driving to or from work. Have driven same distance to no avail unable to duplicate. Customer states car shifts down into 2nd will not shift. Limp in mode,...
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2006 Dodge Magnum SRT8 6.1L Heater controls VIN: 2D4GV773X6
Hello all, we have this SRT8 here, and the back lights around the heater controls are half out. Does anyone know how we replace the bulbs for that, Nothing on All Data, and we do not want to start prying the dash without some confidence this can be done. THank...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FDSF57F5Y
Vehicle came in with a stalling complaint, replaced cam sensor and replaced ecm because of several erroneous codes, after replacement the only code remaining was the intake code, possible open wire have not taken the time to finish checking out the system as t...
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2003 Ford F F650 7.2L 1-2 Shift VIN: 3FDWF65283
We are working on a F650 dump truck. The problem we are having is that after warm up the Check Trans light will come on and the truck will not shift out of first. If you turn it off and let it sit awhile...It will shift fine again. I don't think it's a mechani...
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L electric window VIN: 1FTPX14555
Customer brought vehicle to shop with the passenger front door window would roll down from master switch or from pass. door switch but not go back up with either switch. I removed pass. door panel and unhooked motor and ran my own voltage and ground to motor a...
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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Cooling VIN: 1FMZK02145
Car came in not cooling at idle only, going down road it is fine. Hooked up gauges low side bouncing from 70 to 80 high side at 150. Off idle 40 and 225 replaced expantion valve but it did not fix the problem. I'm thinking it is a compressor. Can anyone help.
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2005 Ford E-150 5.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTPW14556
Vehicle has a loss of power vehicle has had cam phasers that were noisy for a couple of months. Customer was driving on highway and just lost power. We have checked fuel pressure checked for plugged exhaust checked mass air flow no codes stored in computer.We ...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L power steering/power brakes VIN: 1FTSW21R38
customer brought truck to shop by accident he filled power steering res. with washer fluid. stated he pumped out res. then filled with power steering fluid. about 20 miles later the steering and power brakes were almost useless. the brake has a pulsating feel ...
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2006 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L no cimmunication with abs module VIN: 1GKES16S76
Abs light on and traction light on,no communication to abs module. Check power to abs module and ground and they are good. Terminal 32 from abs module according to alldata ign 3 voltage not sure what that means? Is that mean need 12volt? No power but if I supp...
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Compressor Cluth VIN: JHLRD28431
Grabbed the troubleshooting guide for the compressor clutch straight from the Honda interactive network. Checked No. 56 and No 17 fuses, both good. Relay tested good, performed test, not just swapping it. Checked voltage between No. 2 terminal of underhood c...
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2007 Honda Fit 1.5L not cooling after 20min, pressures low VIN: JHMGD386X7
Dealer has no sales history of compressor or expansion valve. Compressor does pull a vacuum so it has the ability to work. The car ran for 2 hours with a/c on with no problems before recharging. The compressor does not cycle. When the a/c quits cooling letting...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Shifting VIN: KMHCG35C71
This is more for help and advise.. Installed a reman trans from Hyundi... Customer lives out of area.. .Trans went out and customer took to a Dealer. They said they will cover part but want to charge me $800 to replace.. Not our fault manufacture fault ... app...
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2004 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4KLB4B1U54
Vehicle has code p0300, cylinders 7 and 8 were misfiring at first. When watching all cylinders on scan tool misfire switched to cylinders 2 and 6. We have smoke tested / sprayed down intake manifold for possible leaks, switched injectors, coils and spark plugs... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire)
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GW58N52
Hello Chrysler Techs need some help with this one. I have a 4.7 grand cher. that keeps on kicking misfire codes. Plugs have been done, motorvac, checked all coils and all injectors, smoked engine, verified fuel pressure. Using the Drb I can get all the cylinde... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304
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2002 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FA39S22
This jeep has been towed in(no start)There is no communication with scan equipment. I disconnected all 5 volt references and still no comm. Checked fuses and grounds found nothing unusual. Decided it had to be bad pcm,got new box from chrysler, same symptoms. ...
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2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L Compressor cycles VIN: KNAFE12135
Very strange. let the car sit for an hour or so and it will run very cvold with vent temp 45 or lower, After about 5 minutes it goes into cycling mode. For no reason at all it just starts cycling. Triple switch looks like only thing that could make it do this....
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L Mechanical VIN: 1LNHM87A74
I have a 2004 lincoln ls 3.9.when it has been sitting for a while.When you start the engine the bearings make noise for a few seconds then quite.It only happens when it sits for a while.The oil pump has been changed and has good oil pressure.The motor makes no...
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1999 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22D5X
I usually don't work on Mazdas but I'm trying to help an old-timer in the neighborhood who seems to have been relying on friends and neighbors who have been doing more harm than good. He said battery went dead and after charging, it would crank but not start. ...
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Engine oiling VIN: JM1BK12394
Installed used engine that owner purchased through boneyard we use regularly. I installed a head gasket as part of our testing program. I could not get engine to start at first - it would start & die. After checking the cam timing & other things, I pulled both...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WDBRN40J43
Vehicle tries to start but will not and sets the code after engine turns over. Cant find any information on motor all data about code or cause.
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L engine VIN: 1G2NE52E0X
Is it just my luck or has anybody else expierienced any type of weird over heating problems with the 3.4v6? I dread working on any more gm vehicles with this v6 when they come in overheating. It seems no matter what i do or try they never seem to run normal te...
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GMDX03E31
Hello Everyone, Have a real difficult one here. The PCM sends a power signal to the fuel pump relay to energize the pump, that signal is missing from the PCM. I can jump power to that terminal on the relay and the van will run forever. That confirms that all t... Trouble codes: P0230
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L No AC Compressor VIN: YS3DD55N9X
Car has no compressor operation. System pressure is 100 psi at rest. Have checked several wiring diagrams. Bypassed compressor relay under hood and works fine. This is a very basic system. Fan speed switch, and knob for temperature control. There is power from...
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1999 Subaru Forester 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JF1SF6550X
Came in with check engine light on and low power on #1 cylinder. Fault codes P0301 & P0303. Cylinder was not always completely dead. Checked for vacuum leaks and spark and tried a good spark plug. Found the right camshaft was two teeth off. (late) Installed ne...
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2006 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 2.5L cylinder head gasket
in past two years i did five of this jobs , but all my jobs are done on older ej25 engines so no big problem there . but this is vvl sistem on camshafts and i never done cylinder head job on vvl cams. some people say that i need to buy spec.tools for this job ...
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L compressor VIN: 4T1GBG22K2
I need help. been doing a\c work 35yrs,never seen this. comps lock up after about 100 mi. 3 new densos. checked oil each time less than 1oz from new comp out of the box. after flushing sys added 4oz to comp & 2oz to drier. recharged sys. worked good for two da...
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2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Differential VIN: JTEHF21A93
This is noise problem. When driving straight, it makes noise continuously. Driving speed is app. 40kph and more. Noise looks like broken gear noise. When left cornering, noise reduced little bit. When right cornering, noise changed louder. Please can I get som...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Flywheel VIN: WVWRH63B52
We are replacing a 2.8 engine in this 2002 Passat with a 2003 of the same model. It is a used engine and we have installed several of the same year in other Passats and never have had this issue. The 02 and the 03 has always been the same. This time the 03 eng...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Air Bag VIN: 3VWTH69M62
Car came in with code 01221 (Driver side air bag sensor defect), tested system and came up with bad sensor, car was not in any sort of collision, no air bags deployed. Ordered new sensor from dealer, installed and now shows "Driver side air bag sensor wrong", ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting VIN: WVWPD63B82
Thanks we have vw poss jump backwards have no power to fuse 28,29,32,34 in dash had other blown fuses in trac wire find no place where power go to fuses thanks again
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Compressor VIN: 3VWDT71K66
Hi folks. The car is a rebuilt. Front impact but no air bag deployment. Customer bought car from a private repairer in Dallas. A/C does not blow cool. Compressor has cracked plug at the 2 pin connector on the end of the compressor...looks like a actuator fit...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Stall VIN: 3VWDT31K56
This 1.9 BRM stalls intermittently on decel. Customer says this has been happening for at least a year except in winter.He had it to the dealer 6 times.They replaced EGR valve and fuel filter,but didn't solve the problem. There are never any fault codes presen...
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Starting VIN: YVLW567XW2
volvo tech please help cust tried to replace own ignition switch got towed to us all wires at switch hanging loose need to know what color wires go where on switch pins all data is no help wire color does not match thanks for you guys help
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA5654X
OK, I know it's been a while but because I was waiting to have him take to dealer. I have NEVER sent one away but I started to cost me LOTS of money. You get tired of that over the years. I had called him and he said they are putting in a PCM. Well, if it ... Trouble codes: P1457.
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1956 Cadillac Series 62 6.0L Camshaft VIN: CA56E50415
Thanks again tho all that replied. I tried to answer everyone individually.Pulled camshaft today and the fuel pump lobe is completly worn! No one remembered any particular Cadillac problems ,but a review of GM camshaft issues brought back many memories. Many o...
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1982 Chevrolet C20 Silverado 6.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GTEK14CXC
Well found a drive rod installed rolled engine bt hand everything felt great rod moves freely, gresed rod and installed pump fired right up runs good smokes a little bit but customer does not want to go anyfurther seeing how it is just a ranch truck. thanks fo...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L No Start
After checking everything again, fuel, pulse, timing and spark. We were seeing about 20 kv at spark plug.Not enough We had suspected this at first. But only half the spark plugs were wet and of course they were the ones we did not check.Focused too much on the...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Tcc VIN: 1GNDT13W8W
After further testing I did not that TCC enable would come back after 2-5 miles of driving. TCC enable would usually go to no on light to mid throttle ranges and also after stopping, TCC enable would stay at no. The issue was engine misfires. There were no cod...
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Unknown VIN: 2G1WL52M7X
Guys this ended up being the alternator. It finally acted up on me "full time" and quit charging. I guess what through me was it being interminent, as everytime it was here see was charging fine. And all I can come up with is that the alt would quit on him, lo...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 2GCEK19T51
Thank you guys as always great advises. Definately it was a transmission mechanical failure but customer desided to wait on that. I will post once we get the job done.
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Unknown VIN: 1GNEC13T94
THANX FOR ALL THE HELP-GREAT LEEDS ON FIXING THIS THING--WE FOUND A CENTER BLEND DOOR MOTOR THAT WAS BROKEN-WE REPLACED IT AND IT ALL WORKED OUT FINE-I THINK THERE WERE THREE IN THAT DASH BUT FOR SURE THE CENTER ONE WAS NOT WORKING CORRECTLY-THANX AGAIN-BRIAN
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Crank reluctor VIN: 1GCHC242X5
Well 3 out of 4 replies were very helpful. One wasn't bad, but just incorrect. I was sent a link to a diesel forum that detailed how to get off the crank gear/reluctor with the oil pan in place by grinding two small 1mm grooves into the oil pan. Ahh, engine...
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C3HD36J5Y
I double checked timing more than once as many mentioned, timing belt is timed correctly so I am sure this is not causing problem. I checked all wires going to coils and injectors and they are fine, I am leaning towards it needing a computer and the customer i... Trouble codes: P1289.
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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL55R04
Well this one is fixed, I am confused. Plugged my Snap on MT 2500 in and went to obd2 generic, tried to read codes, Scanner went crazy. Replugged back in cleared codes and the car started as I attempted to view live data. Road tested several ays starting repea... Trouble codes: P0300, P0171, P0174.
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L rear hatch VIN: 2C4GP44R75
Good morning I had several excellent replies to this problem and was able to repair by replacing the touch pad on the rear hatch, customer and I are very happy. Have a great July 4 weekend.
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HF16Y5S
thanks to all that replied to my post,i really appreciate it. the fix was that the egr was sticking open at idle.and opening at tip in causing a hesitation. thank you all keith Trouble codes: 37 (false code).
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG23X4V
Sorry for the delay. Have been driving vehicle for two weeks with no troubles. factory oxygen sensors did fix the idle problem 100% between cold start up and warm idle. I even think it pulls hills better. (as good as a v6 dakota can) Cleaned all grouds, it had...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Fuel Guage VIN: 3DKU28CX46
FIX WAS BAD WIRE IN MAIN LOME BETWEEN ECM AND CONNECTOR ON FIREWALL. BLUE AND WHITE WIRE WOULD FLEX AND GO OPEN WHERE HARNESS BENDS BACK TO FIREWALL.ECM SENDS OUT BATT VOLTAGE ON BLUE AND WHITE TO SENDER, SENDR GRNDS THROUGH BLUE WIRE. ECM READS AND SENDS SIGN...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L Caliper or Pad VIN: 1D7HU18296
This one is fixed. I ordered in several different brands of aftermarket pads to see if any fit tighter in the knuckle, none fit tight enough. I ordered in a set of Mopar pads, the pads fit tighter in the knuckle, the hardware was a much heavier guage metal and...
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2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7L limp mode VIN: 1D7HE22K98
Well I've heard about them , and now i guess I finally got one. After replacing the line-pressure solenoid and the line-pressure sensor , this vehicle exhibited the exact same symptoms as before the repairs. MIL illuminates immediately , and no shifting. I bit...
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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP42T3R
hi everyone thanks for all the help! We didnt end up getting enough time with this one the customer neede it back. we called him up the other day and found out he brought it to a mustang "expert" and he found what the customer said fixed it is the "re-coil in ...
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP4048S
Well,after rechecking everything,we decided to go ahead and put spark plugs and wires on. I pulled out 4 champion and 2 autolites spark plugs,niether belong in a mustang.replaced with motorcraft.have drivin over 100 miles and all is well so far.I want to thank... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Trailer Lights VIN: 1FMYU03133
Thanks for all the help we replaced the flasher a second time with no change, had someone else look at it just to make sure I wasn't missing something and he diaged as flasher still had a powers and grounds and all inputs from turn signal switch and brake swit...
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF14575
It Was The Converter On Left Side. Stuck A Backpressure Guage In And It Pegged The Guage. All The Stuff In The Front Converter Was Packed Into The Rear Converter. I Did Do All The Remaining Plugs Also Since I Had Already Broke & Replaced 3 Due To Compression C...
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.0L battery light and shift indicator light VIN: 1GDHC24U16
sorry for the delay, this vehicle was fix with a new BCM, Replaced the BCM and take it to local dealer reprogram, every thing goes back to normal thank for all the reply.
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1999 Honda Civic Si 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ8271X
Thanks for the responses. 2 of you where extremly helpful. Thanks for the code charts and wiring. Bought used ecm at local recycler $75 and no more code. Bled coolant and cleaned up my mess all good. Cheers, IATN comes thru again!! Trouble codes: P1509.
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L alternator VIN: SHSRD788X4
I will call this one fixed, apparently there was nothing wrong with the new alternator(s). thanks for the help, many of you said it was normal for the alternator to charge down at 12 volts with every thing on. Car has been gone for 2 weeks and have not heard b...
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1995 Infiniti G20 2.0L Intake Rocker VIN: JNKCP01D8S
Well it has been out for a week now and no complaints. We put the rocker stoppers in there and installed an updated oiling bar. Thanks to everyone that responded.
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L control head VIN: 1J4GZ78SXW
vehicle is fixed. bcm fixed it. the bcm was not recieving the signal from head, even though scan tool was saying bcm was seeing signal. thanks for all help
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2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Pump VIN: 1J4GL48K96
Today I installed a new OEM pump /w resevoir from Jeep to rule out the screen issue but the noise was still there. Bled the system to remove all air then hit the road, Took about 20 minutes for noise to develope again. So, I Bit the bullet and installed a new ...
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1991 Lexus ES250 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT8VV22T4M
lots of replies for throttle position sensor and distributor. put a throttle position sensor on it, no change. put a distributor on it and it runs like new! couldn't be happier and I'm sure the customer is excited, too. Trouble codes: 71 (Egr malfunction).
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L temp sensor VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
after all the swapping around of two different solenoid packs it turned out to be a broken wire inside the loom. It was not an easy one because everything is so thight in there. I also assumed that there was not a problem before I changed the transmission but ...
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2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GHDX03E03
this one is fixed replaced temp sender gauge is normal now
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L coolant level VIN: YS3DF58K52
This one is fixed. Since I had already tried retorquing the head and made the problem worse, I decided to replace the head gasket and head bolts. Some guys said to just replace the head bolts but I was wary of that with the leakage that I had. Customer was ...
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Compressor circuit VIN: JF1SF6550W
Thanks for the replies. Jennifer was very helpful. I found the "updated" flow of diagnosis, which turned out to be not much help. Wiring colors and locations were not consistent with vehicle. I came in this morning and started fresh after reconnecting every...
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2005 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BT63C45
Thanks to everyone for their help. I installed the tumble generator sensor at 45 degrees from its mounting holes and turned it clockwise until the bolt holes lined up. You can feel the tension of the sensor against the tumble generator actuator that it sits in...
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1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L starter VIN: 1NXBB02E9T
After a whole lot of bull crap (new starter, new battery cables, relays, Neutral safety switch, testing this and that) The problem ended up being a stupid idiot at the car stereo store who spliced into some wire behind the drivers kick panel area. I unplugge...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L inoperative cruise VIN: JTDBE30K32
As I stated in the update, the stop light switch was replaced. The 4 pin switch has a built in fail-safe to turn the cruise control off, and since that portion had a very erratic ohm readout, it was replaced. The ecm is responsible for the cruise control o... Trouble codes: P1566.
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 5TDBA22C34
I think all of the replies were unanimous. I replaced the clutch and that cured the problem. I also replaced the magnetic clutch relay due to an intermittent loss of power to the clutch. It is not easy to get a relay from Toyota due to the failure rate on them...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Tansaxle VIN: WV2EE0702S
Hello all, in the end we ordered a new valve body from Transtar, and that fixed the problem, smooth as silk. Now lets see what happens between Go Westy and German Transaxle, in regards to how we will be reimbursed for the parts and time.
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Horn VIN: WVWLK63B64
Thank you for the help and ideas. Unfortunately the guy has yet to come back, and has not answered any messages I have left for him. When he does come back I will be taking a closer look at the relay box, and looking for any shorts in the wires near or in t...
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