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1959 Austin Healey 3000 2.9L engine
Customer recently purchased this low mileage, restored Healy. Asked me to check the tune as the car sometimes stalls when clutch is depressed. Checked the timing, 10btdc, checked carb sync, set CO for best idle. When clutch pushed in, the RPM would drop 500 rp...
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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling fan VIN: WBAET374X5
The car originally came to us for overheating. I found that the cooling fan would turn on and shut off every 5 second with or without the AC turned on. We replaced the cooling fan and now the fan operates as it should, but when you turn the a/c on the electr...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13586
Hello Bemmer techs. this is the later 06 with a different Vanos. I also had a code that the crank sensor and cam sensor were not in time, forgot to get the number. I have the tools for the earlier Vanos but not sure it would work on this one if needs be. We wi... Trouble codes: P1030, P1554 (Engine position system a preformance), 0X2A3
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L ABS module VIN: 2G4WB52K9W
Code C1233 continues to come back ) RF speed sensor open or shorted. we replaced sensor with new delco same code) we swapped the front short harness from side to side same code. We replaced the wires from abs control module to the harness at the RF sensor ) we...
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1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L no upshifts past second gear VIN: 1GCGK24F9P
we followed dtc 22 flow chart and was lead to replace tcm. we replaced the tcm and have the same code 22. we have used an otc scan tool we have used a snap on modis and a gm tech on this concern. all scan tools report 35 percent throttle at idle and tp voltage...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Temp VIN: 1GNEC16R9V
Vehicle came in shop for a//c compressor replacement, per customers request, after repair was done including drier and orifice tube, system was evacuated for 20 min and recharge with 4lbs of refrigerant. I have 100+ degree weather were i work at, now this syst...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J0X
thanks for any help that you can give in advance. my father a took this car apart in Jan. for head gaskets do to over heat. he attempted to put it together twice and could not get it to run so he finally brought it to my shop. i reassembled it. now i can get i...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L battery light VIN: 2G1WH55K22
Group, I am having a gremlin problem. Customer brought us this impala with battery light on. They had installed a alternator thinking that was it. I tested and found alternator is charging 14.3 volts. Pulled battery cables and found corrosion at battery ends s...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34274
their is inconsistent imformation regarding is, or what is not allowable specifictions . fuel ramping of desired and actual fuel preassure on tech 2 indicates fprv ok ? Trouble codes: P1093
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Sport LS 3.5L Encoder VIN: 1GCDT13615
DTC C0327 Circuit Description The transfer case shift control module has 4 encoder circuits, and each circuit is supplied 12 volts. These 4 circuits are A, B, C, and P, and each circuit runs to a switch located inside the encoder/motor assembly. When a parti...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L air conditioning VIN: 1GCHC23UO5
Good evening fellow mechanics.First of all thank you for taking the time to read my post.The problem on this truck is that the air conditionning goes to hot by itself only on the driver side and it does it only when it feels like it.I saw a few post regarding ...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNES13H96
Hey i have a 2006 ss trail blazer ls2 engine came in with cylinder 5 missfire.did a compression test came up with 160 psi,plug was fine, has good spark also swaped injector and still cylinder 5 missfire, pulled valve cover just to make sure it didnt have a bus... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 missfire)
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2008 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L Air bag VIN: 3GNDA13DX8
Thanks in advance for help, we have this HHR that has codes B0012 and B0013. There is not much info out there on this and have a air bag sitting here, I'm not familar with Chevys so help is greatly appreated! We replaced the box that for the blend door and aft...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L cooling fan VIN: 3A4FY48BX6
We fought this problem with this customer last summer and ultimately replaced the cooling fan assembly and now he is having the problem again. We live in a rural area but when he drives the 50 miles to St.Louis and gets in stop and go traffic the temperature g...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L no start VIN: 1B4GP54G0W
This vehicle is equipped with anti theft system. Was presented to us for a crank but no start condition. No communication over the buss with anyother module except ECM. Began unplugging modules one at a time until I got communication. Instrument cluster unplge...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B3HD46R0X
vehicles idles at about 1,000 with A/C off, IAC counts are at 0(what should they be?). have smoke tested car, hot, cold, day, night, have not found any vacuum leaks. IAC has been replaced, new battery, TPS reading 0%. Takes a while but a p1294 will set. Have O... Trouble codes: P1294 (Desired idle not reached)
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Lighting VIN: 1GNHUIOP34
Turn signals/brake light and hazzards do not work, they occasionally flash and then stop, have checked power and grounds. I have disconnected the trailer brake controller on the dash panel. All fuses checked out good and have power to them as per mithchell wir...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L cooling system VIN: 3D7HA18N02
Please help on day three!! Customer brought in for overheating. He doesn't think it quite hit the red but... I replaced the thermostat with a OEM stat - still overheating. flushed radiator and heater core (no debris found in system), removed water pump to chec...
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2007 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L Commpressor VIN: 2B3KA43G77
Thanks in advance for your help, I have a 2007 charger the has an a/c noise that comes in a few minutes after you start using the a/c, the noise sounds like the p/s pump growling ?? the noise would get worse in afew minutes, I evacuated and recharged the syste...
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2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD0PE74588
Hello all, I have a Sprinter here I'm having some trouble with. Initally it came in with the MIL and glow plug light on a few months back. Had a code P0672 cylinder 2 glow plug open circuit. Tested glow plug, found to be open internally, replaced and sent vehi... Trouble codes: P0671 (Cylinder 1 glow plug open circuit), P0672 (Cylinder 2 glow plug open circuit), P0673 (Cylinder 3 glow plug open circuit), P0674 (Cylinder 4 glow plug open circuit), P0675 (Cylinder 5 glow plug open circuit), P0676 (Cylinder 6 glow plug open circuit)
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1965 Ford Thunderbird 6.4L Brakes VIN: 5Y83Z11649
Customer reports that the brakes engage themselves after coming to a stop, and will not allow the car to continue on, it is an intermittent issue, which we have not actually experienced, as our service tech drove the car home one night, and we move it in and o...
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1987 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Cuts out, backfire VIN: 1FABP45E2H
Heres a little history. I bought this Mustang with a bad trans. It seemed to run good but I couldn't drive it. I pulled the motor and trans, rebuilt the trans, did nothing with the motor other than clean it up, reseal and paint it. I put the whole assembly in ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Steering VIN: 1FTZR15XXY
I have a 2000 ford ranger with a severe steering shudder while sitting still or at very slow speeds. Steering gear or power steering pump? thanks in advance.
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2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Engine VIN: 1FAFP48Y93
Vehicle has had motor replaced recently. Customer has done some performance tweaking himself with pulley/exhaust. Now experiencing noise similar to exhaust leak. -compression test OK -will perform leak down test -has anyone experienced any valve spring or valv...
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2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L Popping in Exhaust VIN: 1ZFT80N775
Ok i have popping in Exhaust only when cold. kinda like a back fire but not.the exhaust system is factory the v6 is also factory no modes have been do.i have smoke test the exhaust system and found no leaks in system or in egr system. You can rev to 2500 or so...
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2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L abs VIN: 2FMDK49CX7
Customer came in for brake inspection.I found that it needed front and rear brakes.Replaced all pads, rear rotors and machined front rotors.Also pedal was going to the floor so I replaced master cyl.Bleed the brakes numerous times.Now customer complains that i...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL186XX
Vehicle came in with a code p1456 and had a shorted bypass solenoid. replaced solenoid and did a service bay test, test completed succesfully. two weeks later came back with a mil and a code p1457 small leak. Smoked the system no leaks found added zip ties to ... Trouble codes: P1456
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2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Stall VIN: 1HGCF866X1
This vehicle had mil light on and random missfire codes. Replace wires codes cleared ran fine for 2 days...came back dieing out when hot, with imeadiate restart. Tested notorius honda distributor and found coil prob. Replace with rebuilt dist. Now dies when pu...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: JNKAY21D2P
A little back story before I go into this. We have suggested new exhaust manifolds due to severe exhaust leaks and the customer is reluctant to replace them at this time. Vehicle failed a smog inspection at another shop and was brought to me for diag. I have ...
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L OBD2 monitors VIN: KNAGD12803
Vehicle came in with a battery drain problem, causing a dead battery over night. Found a drain with the power windows and seats, and the radio. Left these fuses out. Battery does not go dead over night now. Customer needs car smogged. All OBD2 monitors are inc...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCA35D0G
Need Mercedes help here.. Have been having major problems trying to get the idle under control. After repairing all vacuum leaks and later failed ignition problems I can not get this cal to idle properly. I can lean out the mixture to bring it down to 800 rpm...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L XENON low beams VIN: 4JGAB57EX3
Hello,The owner pulled up to the shop with this 2003 ML350 equipped with Xenon system and the HIGH beams were not working,so I looked and there were no high beams so i scheduled him in.When he showed up for his appointment it switched around,the high beams are...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L stored codes VIN: 4JGBF71EX7
here is the question I dont have a check engine light but the codes keep returning so Im thinking they must be just the sensors bad or magnets as some call them but Ive also seen alot of post on chain issues I would think that the light would set if the chains... Trouble codes: P0015 (Right camshaft adjustment incorect), P0012 (Right camshaft adjustment incorect), P0022 (Left camshaft adjustment incorect), P0025 (Left camshaft adjustment incorect)
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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBF22E98
Customer states vehicle loses power and has even shut off at idle one time, If allowed to sit and "cool off" will start up and drive normal again. There is no overheating involved, cool off is what he did because he did know what else to do. Recently vehicle w... Trouble codes: P2051 (Rail pressure monitoring VIA Pressure control valve pressure low), P2021 (Rail pressure monitoring VIA Pressure control valve pressure low), P2017 (Rail pressure monitoring VIA Volume control valve pressure low), P2047 (Rail pressure monitoring VIA Volume control valve pressure low)
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33556
This Mini will very intermittently set code P1498 (Air Leakage After Compressor). The MIL has only come on twice in the last several thousand miles, so it is very intermittent. We did replace a water pump about 4K miles ago which requires supercharger removal.... Trouble codes: P1498 (Air Leakage After Compressor)
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1998 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L charging VIN: JA3AM44H2W
Hi guys. At stop on this one. I have a 3000gt that will not charge at idle. Raise rpm to 850 and 14.0 volts charging results. At idle in drive or at light, voltage from alt drops to below 12.0 volts. I have put three Duralast alternators on car, 2 90 amp alts,...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JN8DR09Y71
Good morning Car was towed in, was running fine stalled on highway and would not restart.After checking over I found a blown fuse at the engine compartment fuse box, fuse ECCS2 or also referred as #54 it is a 10 amp fuse. When I replace the fuse it will immed...
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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL55D7S
hate to admit it but this simple map problem has me going crazy, code 34, map low, sets as soon as key is on, checked from the back of the map plug has 5.00 volts reference, has 1.8 volts returned to computer, has good ground, cheked at cmputer has 4.79 volts,... Trouble codes: 34 (map low)
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2006 Other European Cont 6.0L Service ligh VIN: SCBBR53W76
Bentely techs I need assistance please. How do I reset the service light without a scanner? Not the check engine light the service now light. Thanks Henry
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L security VIN: 1G2JB1242T
Hello all. Taking this over, since my tech is at a loss (and now I am, too since he started throwing parts at it). Vehicle came in as a crank/no start. Engine starts briefly, then dies. Anti theft light blinks three times, then stays on. Tech. tried re-learn p...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NF52T7Y
hi everyone hoping for a little input. customer states was driving car and began to shake really bad then stalled towed car here,when i tried to start it it cranks,starts runs rough and back fires. fuel pressure is good,when i checked missfire data i saw #1,#3... Trouble codes: P0300
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2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L All shifts VIN: 1G2ZF55B66
Hey guys & gals, got a G6 here with harsh shifts after 10 minute drive. When hard shifting starts, pcs desired and actual pids both drop to 0.0 If you shut car off for a couple of minutes & restart,all is well for a short drive. With no trans codes can this ca...
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2007 Pontiac G6 GT 3.9L Retractable Roof VIN: 1G2ZH36167
Customer drove in this morning with his G6, retractable hardtop stuck in the down position. Pushing the button to go up, we hear the hydrualic pump running, but nothing seems to be engaging. Only message that displays on the dash is "Top Not Secure". I can't...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L hydraulic system VIN: 5GZCZ23D43
I need help bad. I don't know what else to try.
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2007 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L Electronic Stability System VIN: 1G8ZV57727
Hello, the driver information system reads ESC OFF. Cruise control inop. Has code C0161(brake lamp position switch) & U2125(Class 2 loss of communication). After replacing brake position switch all was good for a few days, now returned with ESC OFF on dash. An...
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2001 Suzuki Esteem GLX 1.8L Pads VIN: JS2GB41W71
We've got one here that is driving us nuts. This Esteem has a recurring brake squeel that no matter what we do always seems to come back after a few thousand miles of driving. In 36 years I have never had a brake noise I couldn't find a solution for. We have t...
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2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4TIBG22K51
no start have to hold pedal to floor to start and keep running no power will not idle
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L rear brakes VIN: JTEHH20V33
Hello, thanks in advance for any help on this. About a year ago we replaced the rear shoes hardware and resurfaced the drums on this rav-4. Customer came back a few weeks later complaining that the rears made noise. So we replaced the rear shoes with bendix sh...
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2005 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAF03D35
Hello all, This Phaeton came in for state emissions with the engine light on. The dealer told him it needed a coolant temp sensor and it would be almost a grand. Alldata has no data on this car. no location for the sensor and no fow charts for codes for this v... Trouble codes: 16502 (ECTg62 signal high)
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KX9M141432
Have performed several test and replacements. This trouble started with a high engine rev and very low on fuel. Car went into basic mode 3000rpm max, diesel coil light came on and a few seconds after that enging light came on. Car would die at times. Replace f... Trouble codes: P0087, P0088, P0191, 01314 (013 check DTC memory - Intermittent)
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L all VIN: YV1RS64A14
has code 005d a00b tcm comunication a03b cem comun [...] comun 510f vss signal fault 1100 outside air temp sig cem 1a52 comun w ddm [...] mod internal fault 1do2 cm fault 1do3 not fully programmed 1d06 internal fault what i want to know is. cpould a...
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1992 Acura Legend 3.2L No Start
thanks for all the input from all who helped out. turns out this one had two failures. the main relay would fail intermittently and cause a loss of fuel pressure,but after continuing to spin the engine over with a battery charger hooked to the car battery the ...
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2000 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WAUKH28D9Y
Replies suggested replacing the coil pack which we did with no improvement and also the MAF which we had a known good one to try also with no improvement. We looked at the channel 32 data for fuel trim and it was normal. Our customer was informed that furthe...
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1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L compressor VIN: WBAGJ8320T
Ok,I tried used a Launch on this and was able to access the 20-pin BMW connector under the hood.I was able to access the AC module/control head and It came up with a code for pressure sensor and the sensor reading was 0 psi.I also have access to the factory wi...
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1996 BMW 328is 2.8L abs VIN: WBABG1328T
I never did find an accurate diagram for this system in reference to control unit power circuit. I did determine that rear inlet valve was in fact not operable, it did measure the same 6-7 Ohms in resistance that the other valves measured, but it would not "cl...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: WBAGJ832XW
Thanks very much for all of the advice; I found 2 problems related to the IAC system, but neither repair fixed the vehicle problem. I initially replaced the IAC with no success in fixing the high idle. I then opened up the harness between IAC and PCM-found a... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control System), P0733 (3rd Gear Ratio Incorrect).
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13514
after clearing bunch of codes and let it go for a few days it came back with the single specific DTC94- MAF for secondary air injection which was a solution. Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection problem).
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1995 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Hard start VIN: 1G6EL12YXS
Thanks to all that replied. I decided to clear the DTC's and start from scratch. After clearing the codes, the vehicle would still start with some difficulty and periodically stall. It would always restart. I had my Verus hooked up in the hope that I might... Trouble codes: 23 (Ignition control ckt problem), 32 (Map sensor fault), 36 (Egr fault), 53 (4x ref. Sig interrupt from ign. Module), 91 (Pcm keep alive memory), 95 (Engine stall).
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2001 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L 3-4 Shift VIN: 1G6KY54971
I APPRECIATED ALL OF THE ADVICE. SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG BUT HAD TO WAIT FOR CUSTOMER TO BRING CAR IN FOR REPAIR. THE FOURTH BAND WAS BURNED/WORE. I WOULD GUESS BECAUSE THE INTERNAL SEAL FOR TCC CIRCIUT WERE BROKE AS NORMAL. REBUILD COMPLETELY AND WORDS GREA...
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1991 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GKP37N9M3
Fuel pressure needed was about 30 psi. Fuel pump pressure and volume were low for its needs. Also pressure regulator in the TBI was incorrect from the previous shops rebuild. Fuel pressure regulator would click and make noise at 30 psi. Needed correct pump and...
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L battery light VIN: 1GNEK13T9Y
We delivered the vehicle with the capacitor in the system, customer wanted to try this, cheapest way out. This vehicle had the same problem with the original alternator, a rebuilt and a new alternator, battery never went dead, hard to believe all three would h...
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2000 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7GG2AN3Y
The voltage regulator was shorted to alternator casing{grd}. It would burn the E.C.M. at the weakest point; pin 12,asd sence terminal internally.
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on, Evap system VIN: 1D4GP25R83
I AM SORRY FOR REPORTING A FIX LATE. THE CUSTOMER MADE TWO APPOINTMENTS THEN CANCELLED BECAUSE HE NEEDED THE VAN. WE SCANNED THE LEAK DETECTION PUMP WHICH WE ALREADY HAD REPLACED.IT WAS WORKING FINE. AS SEVERAL REPLIES HAD MENTIONED WE AGAIN LOOKED AT THE HOSE... Trouble codes: P0456, P0455.
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on, runs well VIN: 1D4HB38N94
hard to believe but a blown fuse in engine area - i went over it again after reading everyones suggestions, thank a lot guys, have a good day. barry
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2006 Dodge Magnum SRT8 6.1L Heater controls VIN: 2D4GV773X6
In summation the entire HVAC controller needs to be replaced, there is no accommodation to replace a bulb separately. The unit is around $400 and the customer declined repairs for now. Billy
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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30GXJ
replaced pickup in distributor; same problem. We are going to access ecm to check for corrosion, ground resistance and voltages and then replace unit if all else tests ok. Thanks for all the info.
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Column VIN: 2FTHF36H2R
THANKS TO THE REAL DEAL TECH.S OUT THERE MAKING IT HAPPEN AND SHARING THEIR EXPERIENCE.THESE COLUMNS SWAPPED OUT WITH NO ISSUES..THEY DO FIT EACH OTHER,NO ISSUES.THANKS TO AL [...].
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
I NEVER COULD GET THIS VEHICKLE TO DIE,I REPLACED THE DPFE SENSOR AND CLEARED THE EGR CODE, CUSTOMER HAS TAKEN CAR TO TRY AND EDD IF SHE HAS ANY MORE TROUBLE.THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP Trouble codes: P0402.
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L door adjar VIN: 1FTRX18W93
Thanx for all the help, customer picked up vehicle the way it was. It is a work truck and they said they could live with it and did not want to spend money on diag time, even though they dropped it off for this problem, go figure! Thanx again.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L poor power VIN: 1FTNX21P04
Everyone was right on with the egr cooler. Cool trick with the latex glove to see if it pressurizes the degas bottle. Thanks for all your help.
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2006 Ford f650 5.9L trans VIN: 3FRNF65F26
unable to pull codes called allison dealer as was told prior just bring it in (easier said then done no forward) tells me sounds like electrical problem have it towed in 5 days later tells me internal problem in unit repair is 4000.00 must replace unit. Knew ...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Starting VIN: 1HGCB7673P
Thanks for all of the helpful replies. I removed the cruise computer and there was the main relay. Hard to get at it, but finally found it. The vehicle starts good and no more no starts after the vehicle had been running for a while. BOB in North Dakota
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L All Gears VIN: 1HGES155X1
Ok first of all, Thank you all for your help with this. I did open it up and it was a piece of cake to do. I found the input shaft bearing was shot. It still had the cage on it, So I guess I don't owe anyone lunch. lol. But I put the shaft back in it and spun ...
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2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGES161X2
thanx goes out to doud and joe.it was the thermal protector.alldata did'nt have that in the diagram i printed and the dealer said the dx models should'nt have it.? got a used compressor and robbed it off.works good now.
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2002 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FA39S22
Ok, this ones fixed mark from oregon, Curt from Wisconsin, John from Utah were all correct, that the relay shouldn't be powering the ecm so after reassessing the wiring diagram and rechecking the power feeds to the ecm I found one that was weak, following the ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L axle? VIN: 1J4GL48K62
Kept feeling vibration toward front of vehicle so never thought to look in the back. Ended up being bad u-joint in the rear driveshaft.
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1LNHM86S43
We continued with testing and found that the system would go totally lean while the problem existed. We reinstalled the orginal throttle body and calibrated, car ran fine as of last week. We also noticed the the OEM throttle body tp1 and tp2 signals would sli... Trouble codes: P2106 (TAC sys- forced limit power), U1041 (invalid or missing data for speed sensor), U1262 (SCP datalink fault).
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Air Suspension VIN: 5LMFU28R74
The owner wasn't aware of the kneeling function of this system, so he thought it was leaking. I checked for leaks, didn't find any. I suspect a software or signal malfunction but couldn't confirm anything. All sensor sweeps looked good. Since the system works ...
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2000 Mazda Miata 1.8L Unknown VIN: JM1NB3539Y
Although we haven't technically fixed this vehicle, I will tell you what we discovered and where we expect to find the solution to this problem. First of all, we did follow the suggestions to have the wheel/tire combination balanced on a "Road Force" machine. ...
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2002 Mazda Miata LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1NB35362
hi and thanks for the replies, some said the crank sensor and even though the signal was good, it was the problem! Go figure thanks George Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor).
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Engine oiling VIN: JM1BK12394
It turns out that the used engine had the wrong timing cover installed. The boys at Mazda said the one cover looked like a 2.0L cover. The difference is the 2.0L cover does not have an oil passage to route oil up from the middle of the block up to the camshaft...
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3ER29347
Thanks to all.After pulling the intake to check the pcv(which was in good shape so I cleaned it anyway and reinstalled), I was still convinced it was not the rings, so I started trying to eliminate the turbo without pulling it,I blocked off the oil return pipe...
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1957 Mercedes-Benz 200 2.0L No Start
Well I have to close this with out a fix. Customer lives a couple hours away and hasn't returned. Thanks for all the replies. Lots of good info. I believe the problem is the fuel boiling/vapor lock in the carbs. The customer did say ever since he had the car i...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Aux Fans VIN: WDBGA51E5S
AFTER RECEIVING A SECOND REBUILT UNIT THE AUXILLARY FANS CYCLE ON AND OFF AS THEY SHOULD. BUT THE SECOND REBUILT UNIT DOES NOT CONTROL THE BLOWER MOTOR PROPERLY, SO NOW THE CUSTOMER CAN DECIDE IF HE WANTS TO TRY A THIRD REBUILT UNIT OR GO FOR NEW. ($1700.00) F...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L defrost VIN: WDBEB31E7S
Thanks for your input. I suspected the full heat when defrost selected may be normal operation for this system but I could not find a clear description of the normal operation. thanks for clearing this up. as for the high humidity fogging issue the hvac box an...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Abc System Fault VIN: WDBNG73J11
I would like to thank all who took the time to respond to me. However this vehicle is not fix at this point and is no longer at the shop for now.I will repost once the vehicle is returned to shop for further testing.
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2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5L tires VIN: JF1SG65685
Well, the replies ran to both extremes. From replace all 4 immediately or catastrophe is sure to ensue to replace the one with new and run 'em as is. My better judgement advised the customer to replace all 4 but since the one Subaru tech that answered said the...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L high idle cold VIN: 4T1BG22K5X
Thanks everyone, especially Ronald from California. I really don't feel as though this one was behaving normally. I am familiar with Toyotas and their high cold idle, but 2000 rpm for a minute just seemed too high for too long. As Ronald recommended, I pulled ...
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2000 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E5Y
well guys thank you all for your help, after checking for air leaks , an making sure maf sensor was working properly using a scope "" snap test"" was good , fuel pressure at 55 psi good ..i decided to take the fuel injectors out .. and notice it had 4 spray ho... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF32K23
You were right P0051 is up front how I got wrap around the axle I don't know. I'am very sorry for wasting your time. The fix was to replace the 02 sensor up front. Had I done it first I would have been ok. I believe when I look at alldata drawing is where I w... Trouble codes: P0051.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting VIN: WVWPD63B82
thanks for help we had from iatn,they said modules,fuel pump relay but we had no power to ecm or trigger to fuel pump relay.. what we found is fuse 28,29,32,34 are power by relay in fuse panel under dash 372 that intern is power by eec power relay in ple...
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