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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L frnt blower motor VIN: 2HNYD182X2
ac compressor only operates for a few seconds and no blower motor operation at all. i had approx 9volts at org/blk wire and 6volts on small blu/red wire at transistor on original diag,installed new transistor and same problem. got another power transistor with...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Reverse VIN: WBAFB33571
After driving for a few miles, trans hot, BMW has has intermittent reverse. Slips while backing up 50% of the time all forward gears strong, even in manual mode. No codes in PCM Or TCM. Thanks for any help.
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L r 12 VIN: 1G6CD1158K
local cadalic dealer said r12 only for a recharge.no other possibalites. can a orfice tube be added for a higher low side pressure? thanks in advance, dale.
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1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L a/c clutch VIN: 1G6KS54Y8Y
Hey techs, We have a cadillac here with no a/c. I've tried disconnecting battery to remove fault codes which did not help. I've tried accessing codes from control head and cannot access by holding in on "off and warmer buttons" simultaneously. My question is ...
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1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.0L window reg;l/f VIN: 1Q87L9N515
Hi gang,got this '79 camaro w/t-tops ;The L/F window reg./motor+ all guides + stop's/adjusters=everything bolted to the inside of door was in a box in back seat! Last week i assembled everything+ got the glass all the way up,but,would either hit the"A" piller ...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L tires VIN: 1G1ND52M8X
This car came in with a noise in the front, found left front spring was broken. Replaced both front springs and struts. The car pulls to the left sometimes. There is a street here that has just been redone and when I go one way the car is fine but when I turn ...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W51
This Blazer came in for MIL on, with no drivability concerns.Codes were P0300, P0302. On the test drive, the misfire monitor showed very light misfires on CYL. 2,4,3,6. The cam timing PID would show a change of between -1 to -4 deg. We cked for play in the tim... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire)
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNET16S43
Hello this truck came in with a p1345 we changed the vvt solenoid due to it being blocked and not moving now it works and we are still getting the same code. We removed the valve cover and checked according to flow chart found no problems movement was with in ... Trouble codes: P1345 (Cam and crank sensor)
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L shocks VIN: 1GCHK23204
Replaced upper balljoints & front end alinement, truck bounces alot. the front shocks keeping breaking, they appear to be travling to far. has anybody seen this problem,checked ride height seems to be fine. the truck hauls a horse trailer, when it is loaded is...
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2CNDL23F05
hello everyone, i have two of these trucks that will intermetily not want to start,what happens is that on the first try it cranks but not start, second the same, and maybe on the third it will start. have no codes at this time, i cann't get them to act up in ...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 3.5L Starting VIN: 1G1ZT62805
Good afternoon all I have this malibu with a condition I think is normal but need some input to insure my thoughts are correct.Customers complaint is when Ign. key is turned to crank and you let go of the key car continues to crank until the car starts.I beliv...
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2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L shift solenoid 3 VIN: 2CNDL73F77
note: i dont have all the specifics prior to me getting the job to perform diagnostics. when it came in last week the shop did a fluid service on the vehicle and cleared the codes... vehicle came in with somewhat intermittent shifting problems. (see the above...
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2011 Chevrolet hd3500 6.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GC4K1C88B
this truck has me so frustrated, every time i leave the state the def system lets me down and cannot finish my trip home without issues,truck was reflashed in springfield mo.after shutting down the vehicle speed to50mph i added 2.5 gal of def fluid with no hel...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.2L abs VIN: 2B6LB31Z6Y
code 63 reset switch closed. customer said when they plugged in the rear trailer to the van everything was ok. when they unplugged the harness the brake light and the abs light came on and stayed on. we scanned and found a code #63. troubleshooting the hydraul...
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3KA53H86
I work on German cars all day, this car belongs to my niece, was wondering if these symptoms rang a bell with any one... Will cut out, sometimes will cut OFF, when cuts off while idling there is a red lamp on dash that the owners manual says is electronic thro... Trouble codes: P0700 (u0100-), U0100
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L power steering VIN: 3D7KS29C76
truck came in for a power steering problem costomer had the pressure hose replaced to the hydro boost in british colombia made it to california befor power steering failed suspected pump falure due to the amount of metal in the fluid so i replaced pump and fol...
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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCF15N0B
87 ford f150 truck is flooding itself. it will start after the fuel pump relay is unplugged and burns off the excess fuel. it will crank and run fine after that. on about the 3rd or 4th crank after that it floods itself and will not restart until you kill the ...
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1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FALP42X0V
Good afternoon, after rebuild and install of the engine, first crank to verfiy all is good was fine. Upon restart it ran for about 30 seconds and started misfiring on cyl 3 and 5, which are on the same side of the right coil pac. The coil pack was very hot. sh...
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2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Lighting VIN: 1FMVU93104
hello all,i have this ford escape in our shop,daytime running lights are flashing on idle or when driving.checked wiring harness to the headlights and body ground and found to be okay,if anyone encountered this problem before,your help will be much appreciated...
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2004 Ford Excursion XLS 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FWSU45P44
Hey all you sweaty people here in the south! Got an Ecxursion that the owner swore he was gonna sell after he recently purchased it with 140k on the clock and immediately experienced a "Ford 6.0 Nap" that cost him the price of an hp pump replacement. Well,,, 2... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr flow excessive), P2614
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1994 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GTGK29F7R
Hi everyone.Need some help with this one.To start off my son bought this truck last Oct with the left cyl head off (cracked)and all the parts in the box.I installed a good head and all parts and it run good.This spring the check eng light would come on at idle...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Reprograming VIN: 1GKDS13S12
Guys can anybody tell me the gm reprograming webpage?. Io would like to check for upddates on this vehicle, las i remember it was si2000 or s2000? can remember or is there another way i can check for an update on this pcm you know (free) thanx for any help. Trouble codes: P0014 (Camshaft sensor performance), P1345 (Crank cam correlation)
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L no start VIN: 1GKDT13552
Hello this vehicle will not attempt to start cranks normal. there is no spark i replaced crank shaft sensor still no spark. Vehicle came in battery totally dead charged it for a while attempted start no fire . my scan reading for my throttle percentage is 1.50... Trouble codes: 1515 (1516 -), 1516 (testing and results)
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Ride control system VIN: 1GKEK63U35
When the customer initially came in he was complaining of the "service ride control" message coming on. We scanned the vehicle with a Pegisys and code c0590 came up saying the right rear solenoid circuit was malfunctioning. After checking the wiring harness an...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Park-Dr4 Park-R 1-2 VIN: 1HGCG5646W
When shifting from park to drive4 the transmission slips then bangs in to gear the same for park to reverse and first to second. If you raise the idle to 1700 rpm symptoms greatly improve. Concerned about line pressure at idle.
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCG5640W
need help have no hair left, car some times runs fine, and some times will not get out of its own way. checked timing OK fuel pressure great starts running bad and tack drops and car kills what am i over looking. and what is the setting for the idle screw it n...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHWF35V11
Hello, This vehicle has intermittent 'fishbite' that's noticeable at cruise conditions and also at times when at a stop. One time she says it stalled at a stop and started right back up.She had it to another shop that changed the fuel pump and filter (parts ch...
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2006 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L Torque converter VIN: JALB4B1686
Truck stalls out when shifting into gear. Related fault code is P0741 (torque converter lockup). Transmission fluid level is OK. A previous post ended up replacing transmission as a whole. Is this the only solution or has anyone solved this problem with i.e. t...
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1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: SAJPD1843X
XJR came in for a no start. Veh. uses two fuel pumps. Replaced the main one, now veh starts and dies. Fuel pressure drops out within seconds. When Jumpering the second fuel pump relay on, the fuel pressure comes back up to normal. My question is, is this secon...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S6V
have this jeep that is shutting off and confirmed when no start there is no spark. the coil is getting 12v from the asd relay. im checking resistance from coil driver to ground and it is 4.9 ohms spec says under 5 ohms. check coil driver from pcm connector to ... Trouble codes: 43 (ignition coil 1 driver cicuit)
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Tcc VIN: 1J4FT48S1Y
This is a rural mail jeep that belongs to a regular customer. This vehicle has had a P0740 in it for the last three years. We were sure it was a internal trans problem but every time we tested it the TCC was operating as designed. We would clear it out and it ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N0Y
Diving right in the middle of this one. Customer had a dying problem, replaced ECM. Thought all it needed was the VIN written. Tows it here. In my research,, this should run OK but set a VIN mismatch code. Car is too old, not CAN Bus, so I cannot write the VIN...
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cooling system VIN: 1J4FT48J51
This Jeep was brought into the shop for our safety check to prepare it for a local used car sales lot. It is a 4.0 L inline 6 cylinder. It was driven over 200 miles with no troubles. Once sold the vehicle would be running fine and all of a sudden the temp gaug...
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2003 Kia Optima LX 2.7L Misfire VIN: KNAGD128T3
Fuel trims at 49% bank one o2s read normal Bank 2 o2s both sensor one and two always show 0.00 volts.Found that 5 volt signal on pin 3 of harness at o2 sensor reads 5 volts key on engine off as soon as you start engine it goes to a pulsing 0.0 volts like a pcm...
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L extended crank VIN: JT8BH28FXW
Car came in to us with this condition happening for the customer over the last two weeks and getting worse. We checked for DTC and found a P0340. Scoped the CMP and could see no problems with sensor. Did the same for CKP pattern looks rough during cranking how... Trouble codes: P0340
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2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L noise VIN: 1YVHP80C87
don't know if this was a problem with old engine also, may have been what took it out. when we give it alternative fuel source at time of apparent spark knock, noise goes away. is this because we are adding fuel or cooling the cylinder? has anyone run into thi...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on, No symptoms VIN: WDBK47FXWF
Vehicle shows up at shop with P0170. Check fuel trims and they are good. Check MAF readings and they are good at idle and 2000rpm in neutral. When starting at 40MPH and giving it WOT readings jump to only 88g/sec. Spec should be around 120g/sec but I think 80%... Trouble codes: P0170 (A Self Adapt At Limit N3/10)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L a/c VIN: 4JGAB72E21
Need some direction, fault code p20cd, compressor torque implausibilty. Compressor runs, @ 6 bars, condensor fans inop, even scan tool cannot activate them, however did power them up with power probe. @2000 rpm low side 60psi, high side 100psi. No fault codes ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBRH64J22
vehicle came in for poor idle. checked codes none in system, smoke tested intake ok, checked fuel pressure 3.2 bar spec is 3.7-4.2. pinch off return line fuel pressure deadheads at 85 psi. replaced fuel filter/regulator with OEM pressure still only 3.2 bar. if...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L abs,bas,esp VIN: WDBNG70J63
This vehicle had new hub bearing installed, new ABS tone rings and seals. I have the Bosch KTS 340 scan tool and after bearings and seals replaced, the wheel speed are reading o mph on both fronts but rear wheel speeds are reading normal. The ABS, BAS, ESP lig...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L steering angle sensor VIN: 4JGAB57E63
I got calle by a body shop that this vehicle has stering light on and that a mechanic shop scanned and tolled them that needs a steering angle sensor but they have not toled the body shop the codes #s.the consern it is thath the sensor from Mercedes it is only...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Drivetrain shaking VIN: WMWRE335X5
Hello Mini Techs: We have got another winner here! The mini intermittently when at a stop in gear shakes, then you take it out of Drive or put it in reverse it goes away. It acts like it's going to stall and the drive-train shakes like it's very bad motor moun...
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2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Misfire VIN: WMWMF73588
This vehicle came in with a random cylinder misfire code. Customer states only happens when cold. Spark plug just changed no diffrence. Anyone know a common problems with these cars I don't know much about them any help appricated Thanks chris Trouble codes: 2783 (combustion misfire decteted), 277B
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2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L Engine VIN: 4A4MM31S45
We had this car towed to the shop for crank/no start condition. When cranking it had the classic sound of a broken timing belt. Through the oil fill we could see the cam turning. Pulled a cover and saw that the belt looked decent. Compression on an easy to che...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Trans removal VIN: 5N1ED28Y51
I am removing the transmission to replace the rear main seal. I am unable to get to Torque convertor bolts. Does anybody know if the oil pan has to come out to get to convertor bolts?
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2008 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Throttle body clean VIN: 1N4AL24EX8
I was going to clean the throttle body by spraying with t-body cleaner and a tooth brush when i read on a nissan forum several owners have done this only to experience a high idle and a cel on afterwards which can be reset by the dealers scan tool ( there is a...
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2000 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Surge VIN: 2P4GP2539Y
Need you crysler techs!vehicle was driven to our shop. Vehicle surges in gear only ( doesnt matter what gear) and idle is high in park (1300 rpm ) desired is 800. The parts listed above wre replaced prior to our shop with the exception of the pcm. We replaced ...
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2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G2WP55277
Customer came in on friday, and had trouble getting car going, it took ten minutes to getting running ok to drive to the shop. The problem is it it stall sputters and sometimes wont even start. When it wont start the starter has power and ground but no trigger...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L backfire or popping VIN: YS3ED58E21
Car was towed in by the customer we found a broken vacuum line and no codes. We replaced the SAAB quick connect fitting and, hard line then drove the vehicle. No other problems so we delivered it to the customer. The next day the customer calls and, says that ...
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2005 Suzuki Forenza EX 2.0L Shift VIN: KL5JD56Z15
Will not shift out of park. Sometimes it will and sometimes it won't. Has power on both sides of the shift solenoid. Fuses all appear to be good. change the solenoid but did not fix. See no visible problems with wiring. Has anybody ran into this before?
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1999 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L left side squib VIN: 1NXBR18E4X
got this toyota here that has a lovely intermitent air bag light that blinks. sometimes it will blink for weeks then go off and stay off for weeks. in the past they thought that adjusting the seat would cause the problem to start but now it dosen't matter. thi...
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2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L abs light on dash VIN: 5TFEV54198
I have three Tundras at my garaqe with the same issue. For some reason I can not find a fix to these codes and the dash is light up on all 3 of them. If I can find the fix for one of the Tundra's I may be able to fix the rest using the same method.
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WV2EE0709S
Vw tech, please help. Car came in complaint about loss power especially going uphill. Road test, felt like a mass air sensor problem and also misfire. Found worn ignition parts, replace all tune up parts, no help. Check compression 140-150psi. Running compress...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Lack of power/smokin VIN: 3VWST71K71
This car has been in our shop for quite a while. It has a lack of power, its emitting excessive amounts of black smoke,and the check engine light is on. We have been having some difficulties with this car, any help or advice would be appreciated, thanks.
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2554Y
Volvo techs I need your help. I have a 2000 Volvo S40 in the shop with a Volvo code 62 reset valve cam shaft faulty signal. Or p1014. The last Volvo I had with same code; I failed to repair after lots of time and $$$. Please assist. Thanks Henry
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Overcharging VIN: YV1SZ53D42
Original complaint was service transmission light on. Car stopped running and was towed to shop, battery was dead. Pulled all codes from computer and re-charged battery. During battery alternator test, noted alternator was charging over 16 volts and display on... Trouble codes: 530D, 801A, 8010 (Battery Voltage), 9400 (Brake Pedal Sensor), 9540 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor Digital Sensor), 0100 (Trans Control Module Faulty Signal)
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L fuse 37 VIN: WBACD4325T
Hey, thanks Harold and Joshua, hit it on the head. Just good old hunting and digging found the wiring going to the deck lid broken, shorting out. Repaired, all happy. Thanks again to all who replied. IATN, the best.
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Charging VIN: WBABN33451
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES. CONNECTOR WAS NOT THE PROBLEM. IT WAS JUST A FLUKE DEAL THAT ALTERNATOR CHARGING WAS COMING AND GOING. NEW BOSCH ALTERNATOR CURED THE PROBLEM. I CAN NOT EXPLAIN WHY TWO DIFFERENT NAPA ALTERNATORS WOULD NOT WORK ON THIS CAR BUT WOULD...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Vent Temp VIN: WBAET37472
Thanks for all the help. I know that many evaporators run right above freezing to get the coldest air out but thanks to kevin for verifying my evap temp. I was running out of ideas as i had already checked the heater valve and this was the one thing i though...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13586
Well we did a oil flush on this and it started and ran fine. So figure the Vanos was stuck . We were able to get her running by cranking for a while and once it was running we did the flush. Thanks for the replies George Trouble codes: P1030, P1554 (Engine position system a preformance), 0X2A3.
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6KD54Y6W
Car finally came back. They took to Dealer and dealer told them 8 hours to repair. I fount the drain behind insulation as the replies said. Thanks for the help now have a good customer.
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1993 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Transmission VIN: 1GCDM19Z8P
Well I hate to be the turd in the punch bowl but this transmission must have fixed itself or had a random electrical issue so I have no solid answer. When I made this post it was a random problem that, of course, never happens when you try to diagnose the pro...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Tcc VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
Hello and thanks to those that responded. Sorry it took so long but my customer went on vacation. Well here it is for what its worth. I tested circuits till I was blue in the face, I found that I could command the converter on and off with my scan tool. I alw...
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L front differential VIN: 1GNDT13X34
Thank You To Every One That Replied. The Actual Repair Was To Route The Vacuum Hoses Properly. The Chevy Service Department and Mitchell Was Unalbe To Find A Diagram, However The Advise From Richard [...] Was Helpful. I contacted The Chevrolet Parts Departme...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L Monitors VIN: 1G1ZT54805
Thank you for all your help. This one is going to the dealer. We checked all grounds and power feeds with no problems. Believe it to be a nother module clearing the monitors and we don't want to throw new modules in the car at the customers expence. We will k...
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L blower resistor VIN: 2CNDL13F36
Thanks for all the replies, As usual the vehicle needed to be fixed ASAP. The quickest I could get a new connector (w/o terminals) was a couple of days so I shortened up the exixting connector by cutting out the melted terminal and soldering the wire directly ...
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.5L hard start sometimes VIN: 1GCDT13675
Okay heres what I found after two teardowns again.My timing was indeed correct- spot on. Everything lined up perfectly. I went ahead and replaced the valve timing actuator just to see if that would correct any issues and it imporved a little starting was much ... Trouble codes: P0017 (Crank/cam position bank 1 sensor b- correlation).
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNES13H96
Thanks for all the usefull info. This truck is scheduled for an intake r&r.will ost if that is the problem or not. thanks again for all the help STS Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 missfire).
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Rear Axle VIN: 2CND173FX6
thanks to everyone got ot it to happen on hoist finnaly ended up being dust sheild on cv shaft.so i trimed dust cover and noise is gone
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L ac VIN: 1GNDT13S86
replaced blend door actuator and reprogram fixed it.thanks for the info.actuator easy to replace it is located on left side of dash.
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2007 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L Cooling System VIN: 1GNDU23157
thank for all the replies hit the nail right on the head. after we replaced the oilcooler we havent had a problem since. thanks so much STS
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2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1C3EL56R65
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED... CHRYSLER SENT OUT A TECH ADVISOR TO HELP US FIX THE PROBLEM. THE PROBLEM WAS AN EXHAUST LEAK AT THE CROSSOVER PIPE CONNECTION ABOUT 4 INCHES FROM THE O2 SENSOR. WE FIRST HAD LEAK TESTED THE EXHAUST AS CHRYSLER RECOMMENDS WITH ... Trouble codes: P0430 (Cat 2/1 efficency), P2098 (Downstream bank 2 lean).
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L no start VIN: 1B4GP54G0W
Replacement cluster seems to have worked. Thanks for the help Mike
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2006 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L engine VIN: 1D4HB38N46
I appreciated all the responses received. The consensus from most was to find a different rebuilder. This rebuilder is a reputable rebuilder in Spokane, WA and since we were never able to find the cause of the failed engine, nor could the rebuilder pinpoint t...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Missfire VIN: 1FTWW33FGY
I FEEL I HAVE DONE EVERYTHING THAT EVERYONE SENT IN AND STILL HAVE A DEAD CY. I THINK THE CUSTOMER IS GOING TO TAKE IT TO FORD AS OUR NEXT STEP THANKS TO EVERYONE I WILL LET YOU KNOW IF THEY CAN FIX IT
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L wiper VIN: 1FMFU18L6Y
THANKS TO ALL WHO TOOK THEIR VALUABLE TIME TO HELP MY.WELL AFTER I NOCK MYSELF IN THE HEAD FOR A WHILE IT TURNED OUT TO BE FUSE CAVITY NUMBER 8 IT WAS NOT IN THE DIAGRAM AS PART OF THE WIPER BUT IT HAS TO DO WITH IGNITION FEED THA [...]'S WHY I HAD CODE B1359 ONCE ...
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L ficm module VIN: 1FTNF20P39
well it runs again. and I hope some of you who took the time to answer my plee for help can learn from this also. it seems that for the most part all ficm modules must be programmed. unless you purchase a reman from a rebuilder they can send it out programmed ...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTSW21P76
Truck is still at the shop it was sitting for some time we just got back to it few days ago and started taking it apart , lift up the cab and removed the trans to get to the branch tube and stripped the top of to get to the high pressure oil pump,when applied ...
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2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L Popping in Exhaust VIN: 1ZFT80N775
Thank You for all the Help. We found that one of the injectors was leaking down and replaCED AND PROBLEM GONE. THANK YOU AGAIN
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2003 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L e-brake warning VIN: 1GKEC13Z84
Replaced BCM and had it flashed at the dealer and also repalced e-brake switch.
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2007 Honda Fit 1.5L not cooling after 20min, pressures low VIN: JHMGD386X7
Replaced expansion valve & while apart also the evap temp sensor. The temp sensor resistance was within spec but easy to change while apart & did not want to risk intermittant fault.
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: JNKAY21D2P
Ok guys and gals, I wont be fixing this one. The customer is trying to save money for her retirement and is not willing to fix the known problem first, ie the exhaust manifolds, with out being sure this will fix her emissions problem. I can't say if it will l...
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2007 Lexus IS250 2.5L spark plugs R/R VIN: JTHTK26237
thanks to the techs that replyed unbolt the manifold unplug a couple hoses unbolt a fuel line and lift the manifold replaced the plugs not a bad job at all dealer sent me a picture of the manifold and torq specs thanks again
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L no acell VIN: WDBBA45A9C
thanks to all that responded with useful info. after purchasing the proper equipment to hook up to fuel system and proper info on kjet verified fuel system was in proper working order, performed a smoke test and verified a massive vacuum leak from under intake...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 5.0L Electronic VIN: 4JGCB75E06
could not get out of park. shifter was on coulmn . found problem shifter module on side trans. is bad but mercedes says it is theft relvent part. so off to the dealer it goes thanks for all the help.
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC84L7Y
Replaced ecm with 3rd unit cut out after market alarm system.After all that had check engine light and comuncation.Had to send to dealer for key code/need key recoded to car.Have no heard back would say car is fixed.I would say the alarm and ecm fixed problem.
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2001 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality
THANKS TO ALL THA [...] RESPONDED.I TRIED MOST OF YOUR RECOMMENDATIONS.I DISCONNECTED LDP AND STILL HAD PROBLEM.USING SCANNER TO CONTROL IAC HAD NO RESULT. CHANGED IAC WITH KNOWN GOOD HAD NO RESULT.JUMPING GROUND TO IAC DOES CAUSE IDLE TO RACE.AS I SAID,CAR WAS BOU... Trouble codes: P0508, P1495.
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2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB52452
ok, sorry for taking so long on this. went on vacation for 10 days, we replaced the ignition switch and drove car for about 2 hrs and no more problems. i want to thank everyone who replied.
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2008 Saturn Astra XE 1.8L a/c VIN: W08AR67198
Well I think I have solved the problem. I believe this has a variable displacement compressor that is the cause of our problem. This could cause the presure to change at will. the customer has decided to fix it and we have ordered the parts. Since IATN has req...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V37
I did a vaccum test and found a broken hoses at the egr solenoid repair it and the map - kpa is now 31 it been two week and no light - thank you everyone Trouble codes: P0172.
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Surge, Stall VIN: JTEGH20V31
Well i want to thank you all for your help replecing the ignition coils fixed the problem 2 of the coils had been replaced before. So i replaced the other 2 coils and test drove the vehicle ran great. When i scanned it no misfires showed on datastream and rech...
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L rear brakes VIN: JTEHH20V33
WELL WE WENT AHEAD AND ONCE AGAIN REPLACED THE SHOES WITH A SET OF TOYOTA OEM SHOES, CLEANED AND LUBED THE BACKING PLATE, TOYOTA HARDWARE AND TOYOTA DRUMS. CUSTOMER CAME BACK TODAY WITH SAME PROBLEM. I WENT FOR A RIDE WITH HER. WITH ME DRIVING NO NOISE. WHEN S...
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2005 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAF03D35
Thanks for the 4 reply's! I really appreciate those who took time from their busy schedule to offer their advice. James from Montana,Avinash from Tennessee and Mike from New York were dead on. The sensor in on a crossover tube from the back of one head to the ... Trouble codes: 16502 (ECTg62 signal high).
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2002 Volvo V70 AWD 2.4L timing belt and everything surrounding VIN: YV1SJ58D72
Some great replies and I appreciate it. We checked the engine using a smoke machine, that was inconclusive but worth a try. I had already ordered the oil separator and lines etc from past experience as they aren't much of an improvement over the old flame t...
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2004 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L r&r VIN: YV1NC63D94
As I mentioned before, this is a C70 NOT a V70 as I put in the original post. The job is done and was pretty cut and dry. There was no hidden bolts or tricks to do it faster. It took my a/c tech 6 hours and I billed 8 hours plus evac & recharge. The next one...
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