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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L engine VIN: WBAFD33591
need to know if sombody out there has replaced the engine from the top.or if is posible to do it. dont have a free lift and dont want to take the subframe doing job on ground
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L steering pump VIN: 1G6KD54Y52
we had a noise at full steering lock that is getting worse.the pump will whirr with just slight pressure. it sounds worse inside the car than under the hood. thanks for any help.
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 5.7L R/R Drum VIN: 1GNGK26R6V
The vehicle came in with vibration in rear, front brakes metal to metal and rear shoes worn out. we replaced all parts in the brake system pretty much. The problem is that the right rear drum keeps warping due to the brakes adjusting them selves too much. We a...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Blower motor speed VIN: 2C8GP64L02
Initially came in for blower speed only working on High and the A/C not cooling good. Replaced the Blower Resistor and evac/dye/recharged A/C system. All was good for a couple weeks. Vehicle came back in on Friday with the A/C system Blower that would shut off...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A4GM68466
Hi there. This vehicle came in with a p0456 code. When smoke testing system and turning the valve off with the modis scan tool, smoke still flowed from valve. So my tech installed a new valve. The new one did the same thing. So he tried another one and it too ... Trouble codes: P0456
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L oil light
HI dodge guys I need some help. I just bought a personal truck 97 1500 4x4 with the 5.2 litre. Problem is now that I got it home I have noticed the oil light is flickering at idle (when totally warm). Then sometimes stays on when the idle dips low. The idiot l...
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1996 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L line pressure low VIN: 1FMUC24X1T
Hi guys and gals. I rebuilt this trans(4R55E) about 6 months ago. The TSS crapped out about a month ago so I pulled it and replaced the TSS along with all the gaskets and seals/o-rings. The problem is it will flare at cruising speed. It started flaring on the ...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31HXT
Van in good shape, van at idle or driving has ignition drop on all 8 cylinders, scoped hz on pip spikes when ignition drops but if you unplug transmission signal is cleaned up and runs perfect. Found fluid in solenoid pack connector replaced and still same pro...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDWF37F9Y
ford diesel guys, HELP! cust states, loses power, smokes, he thinks, wont get out of its own way, happens intermittently- can sometimes pull over, put in neutral to rev up and clear out, is ok then does again..at christmas time had a no start,code was for cam ... Trouble codes: P0733, P0732, P0476
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Piston/Head VIN: 1FAFP33P71
This car came to us as a non runner and traded. Opening the engine in the shop revealed disintegrated pistons,# 4 almost at complete destruction, cylinder head severely damaged at the combustion chamber areas/crowns on all pistons and metal fragmentation depos...
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P93
I have a strange one here. Thought it was a normal 6.0 no start. I have 150 PSI of high oil pressure, but my IPR is at 0%. I can command my IPR to 90% and it builds 4000psi but still doesnt start. I dont know where to start on this. Anyone ever run into a prob... Trouble codes: P006A, P0261, P0401
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA52274
Help. We have this freestar that is intermittenly stalling at or near stop. We were unable to duplicate at any time but customer says it happens weekly sometimes daily. We started with basics, checking short and long trims and they were ok. No vacuum leaks. Ch...
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2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P4E
This truck will start and run every time i get in it. I can go on an hour or so run and shut it down and immediately the engine will not start and run. I can hold a gasoline rag to the intake inlet and the engine will start and run normally. Thats all I can sa...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Vacuum problem VIN: 1FTNF20516
We need help, BIG TIME HELP This F250 received new spark plugs here about 4 weeks ago, about a week after the plug replacement the guy comes in with a check engine light and a noticeable wining sound coming from the engine, I pulled the codes and it was lean ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean), P0174 (Lean)
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2008 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDK38CX8
Hopefully someone has an answer to this one. This Ford Edge is starting to annoy me. I have replaced the VCT solenoids for the above listed codes but DTC P0018 (VCT bank 2) returns and causes the engine to run rough. There has been no engine repairs done accor... Trouble codes: P0018 (Vct), P0021 (Vct)
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L fuel system VIN: 1GTHK23101
condition is intermitting had vehicle for a week and could not duplicate
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1991 Honda Accord DX 2.2L ignition secondary VIN: 1HG7652903
spark refuses to emit from coil tower during cranking although igniter was replaced and primary is now pulsing on and off as a result and as supposed to, but with higher than normal minimum voltage seen on coil negative as viewed on scope greater than 1 volt, ...
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1997 Honda Accord DX 2.2L battery/starter VIN: 1HGCD5606V
OK, this car came to me with a slow/weak start. Battery load test revealed a near-dead battery, replaced it with a new Delco. I tested the charging system after replacement, had 13.8 volts, everything seemed just fine. About an hour later, the owner calls me f...
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2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG22541
This Honda idles very poorly. Has random misfire code and misfire codes for all cylinders. All cylinders have 170psi compression and new spark plugs. Smoked out intake and found no vacuum leaks. Removed EGR valve, and made sure it was not stuck open. Even bloc... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire Detected), P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire Cylinder 2), P0303 (Misfire Cylinder 3), P0304 (Misfire Cylinder 4), P0305 (Misfire Cylinder 5 and P0306 Misfire Cylinder 6)
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM22912
This vehicle came in about a week ago for a misfire code. It was running fine at the time so I cleared the code and sent the customer on her way and told her to call me for an appointment if it reoccured. A week later the vehicle gets towed in for a no start c... Trouble codes: P1298 (ELD circuit output high)
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L axlle/transfer case VIN: KM8SC73E14
this started out as an lof but the customer asked about aclunk on accelleration. it didnt act on the first road test but as it warmed up it got worse. it almost feels like a bad diff and/or transfer case but it only does it on accell btw its an all wheel drive...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FX58S1S
hello nonOBD2 tecs this truck came to me with a very hard start and poor run no power.And get emission inspection. I fond the coil wire was bad at the cap. So we did a tune up and all was fine.RUNS GREAT. so we sent it off for the insp. it came back with very ...
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF48S51
Vehicle originally came in for a reflash(customer supplied part).Vehicle went into a crank no start condition then finally started.Installed new computer from mopar no communication with scanner and (no bus) lit up on ipc.Installed another computer and same pr...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 65th Anniversary Edition 3.7L Wheels VIN: 1J4GR48K46
Has anyone run into issues with corrosion building up on wheel and hub surfaces and lug nut holes causing lug nuts to loosen up after a few hundred miles of driving? We are seeing an increasing number of alloy wheels appear with this issue, and they seem to fo...
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2002 Kia Magentis 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12882
1ST came ion with vs, small & large evap leak - found cap loose - tighten it ALSO had p1166 & p0102; checked live data - found maf readings on the low side of spec; tried to clean maf - no change; replaced maf with afgtermarket new sent cust home with codes cl... Trouble codes: P1167 (Lamda b2 control limit), P1166 (Lamda bank 1 control limit)
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2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JTHBD12902
just finished head job from bad overheat. keep setting this code have applied power and ground to vvt solonoid and the engine will stall and idle better vvt solonoid seems to be working tore down timing cover removed belt and made sure all slack was gone from ... Trouble codes: P1349
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D83
This Mazda sets code P2135 and turns MIL on. Mazda service bulliten 01-016/06 says if the part number does not end in BB then replace the throttle body. But the throttle body that Mazda has in stock comes ready to install on 2005-2008. But for 2003-2004 ther i... Trouble codes: P2135
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2005 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JM3LW28JX5
Hello, This MPV will start and then immediately stall out. Fuel pressure is fine and we have injector pulse. If I introduce propane the car will stay running. What am I missing?? Thanks in advance, Mark
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Hesitation VIN: WDBGA43G8V
Hi all, need some help. The S420 is falling on its face at take off. The timing is being retarded by ecm. With codes erased and vehicle cold it does fine. As soon as it warms up and goes into closed loop operation, it just losses all power. Fuel pressure good.... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor circuit bank 1), P0330 (Knock sensor circuit bank 2), P1386 (Knock sensor control from ecm at end stop)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBJF82H1V
This car will randomly cut out at 2500 RPM. (Feels like but is not rev limiting) It is very intermittant. When it happens it is constant. When it goes away car runs like a dream. When the problem happens RPMs hit 2500 and scan data will show misfires on all cy...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF25H7X
Good morning Mercedes Benz techs everywhere.I have this Old Benz that has been a customer of mine for a while now,This car has had long cranking times and excessive black smoke on start up for as long as I can remember but the car ran fine.In the past(a few ye...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Ride control VIN: WDBSK75S63
Hi Benz techs, we have this 03 SL500 come in with the left side suspension down. Found rear axle valve unit leaking, and reservoir empty. This used car dealer decline the updated modification, and got a good used unit online. We installed it and started it. No...
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2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Luxury 3.0L Marker Light VIN: WDDGF54X69
Could use a little help from the Mercedes guys. Have this used car in, drivers info center says check left rear marker lamp. Lamp is exceptionally bright compared to right side lamp. Voltage to lamp=14 volts, right side operating normally at 12 volts. Looks to...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L p.s pump idler VIN: 4A3AC54L8Y
this eclipse has repeated power steering tensioner pulley failure.when removed,bearing feels good-smooth with no catches.it makes a howling noise.check with stethoscope-noise is at the pulley.have replaced 3 times-2 autozone,1dayco.may be quiet for about 3 min...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Motor Mounts VIN: 1N4BA41E64
My AllData [2011 Q1]gives no info on actually replacing the mounts. The left and right mounts are not an issue to change. Right now I have the front mount loose, but can not seem to get it to move forward to remove between the engine and radiator. Removal from...
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2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Electronic VIN: JN8AZ08W84
hi nissan tech . i have this nissan murano i change the left front wheel bearing . bal and rotate all 4 wheels . going home the all wheel light start to flash . then i stop .turn the key off start the truck and drive the light start to flash at about 40mph . n...
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1993 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GHTDT13W3
hell techs have a code 32 egr problem runing rough and rich hard brake pedal took of egr valve and found two carbon chunks stuck in the pintal put in a borg warner egr valve and cleaned the ports runs fine but right away sets code 32 again plug back in old val... Trouble codes: 32 (egr system problem)
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2003 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 1GMDU23E63
Hello and thanks for taking a look at this one, we have this montana van that came in for poor running, she said it stalls alot. at first it drove great but quicklly developed the stalling issue. after pulling the codes p0101 only, i inspected the maf and foru... Trouble codes: P0101
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2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L No Start VIN: 5GZCZ53444
no comunication from pcm to tech 2. can communicate with body control module. fuel gauge also does not work. Alldata stated if there is no communication with DLC, fuel gauge would be inop. They are correct. Trouble codes: B1372, U1088, U1096
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1990 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT4VND7L20
hello to all toyota techs out there and thank you for your help in advance. this toyota p/u has me stumped! what its doing is cutting out at about 65 to70 mph feels like fuel or spark loss. after about 2 seconds it comes back to life. today i drove it and when...
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1999 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L smog check visual VIN: 4T3ZF13C3X
Ok fellas I really need your help with this. On this particular vehicle i passed the visual, and functional test and computer passed emission test HOWEVER THE STATE claims it should have not passed since they intentionally tampered with the vehicle and removed...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: 5TBBT4416Y
Thanks for help ahead of time folks... truck came in with low power and only partial throttle (cable back-up) and codes p1121 and p1127. Completed diag for both codes and got no accelerator pos. sensor feedback to computer (p1121) and good batt. volt to conn. ... Trouble codes: P1121, P1127
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TEHN72N42
Vehicle came in with no tail lights. Repaired harnessd at left rear tail light. Now cranks and no start. No communications with ECM. Checked fuses and relays several times in both fuse boxes. Same thing with tail light unplugged. Any suggestions?
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2007 Toyota Tundra 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 5TEUU42N37
morning all, just a question- ac compressor locked up on this truck and I want to replace the expansion valve on this truck along with the compressor and dryer. but I can`t find proceedure on how to get to the expansion valve? Do I have to remove dash? Thanks...
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2010 Toyota Rav4 3.5L Smart Key VIN: 2T3YK4DV6A
I need detailed information on how to use the Toyota Tech Stream to program a used SMART KEY. My local dealer claims it's to much trouble or they can't do it,,,not sure wich. I have friends at another local dealer and would like to walk in the door with accur...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L brake pedal VIN: 3VWTD81H1V
hello all, This jetta came in with a low pedal. It feels exactly like a bypassing master cylinder. I blocked off master cylinder and I get a hard pedal. I also have all calipers blocked off at the same time. from what I can tell, that pretty much tells me ther...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L shift linkage VIN: 3VWRB81H9W
Hello all! This one is going out to all VW techs and I thank you in advance for yout time. This little guy came to us with noise in 2nd gear and 4th gear on decel. Checked fluid and found all kinds of metal bits and particles. Chalked up to bearings worn. Cust...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L A/C compressor wont engage VIN: WVWWH63B92
sporadic A/C will not blow cold no compressor engagement, this is a climatronic system. faults 01336 data bus for comfort system no communications stored in gateway and cluster modules (both modules built into instrument cluster.) checked fuses. watching clima...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L trans slips or does not engage into 4th gear VIN: 3VWSF71K56
checked resistance in servos, all within spec, did duplicate customers complaint, trans fluid correct level, trans fault code: p0734 gear 4 incorrect ratio. need some direction
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: WVWAK73C46
Vehicle came to us with a slugish 1-2 shift and no codes trans fluid had never ben changed has 250000 pluss miles removed pan fluid looked like mud. Used replacement low milage trans 31000 miles was installed with correct fluid now 1-2 shift bumps.i suspect a ...
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1LW55A9X
Vehicle came in with flashing arrow on dash and ABS lamp on at times,also noticed slight surge with A/C on in drive. Trans is limp home all the time. No codes testing with Vida,can read all nodes,serial numbers etc. Had hot battery cable and low state of ch...
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Rt/front door VIN: YV1SZ58D41
Sometimes, there's a loud buzzing coming from right/front door and the window won't operate. This occurred after putting window down to replace mirror glass & drive motor, key on or off. After a while, the buzzing stops and the window operates normally. Custom...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L D/s Window VIN: YV1RS58D41
Hi all, I actually found a shop here that had the exact same problem they posted back in 2007 but they did not post a fix. So I'm posting the same thing he did... This car came in with the drivers window not working sometimes. when we hit the up and down switc...
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1997 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Dash lights VIN: WAUGC84A8V
Thank you Gentelmen, I had to turn the knob back and forth several times, but it worked. Thanks again for all who took time to help me. Dan
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2002 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93412
This one appears to be fixed,replace all 8 spark plugs and b1s1 oxygen sensor and reset adaptives and code does not return.A very sincere thank you to the members who responded
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2003 BMW M3 3.2L Smg VIN: WBSBR93493
Thanks for all the replies. Clutch travel (IE slave position) was indeed the value that I needed to pay attention to here. Jon from Indiana was the most helpful. He suggested searching online for info and I was able to locate a factory SMG training manual whic...
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Ews VIN: WBAGL63434
Thank you all. I have both a Verdict and Bav Tech, neither can realign- car will be going to dealer for realign of ews
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1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L ignition switch
I opted to replace the switch again with another aftermarket, after opening and inspecting the old and new one, I noticed the pink wire was not tightly crimped to the switch terminal on both switches, so I soldered the new one and going to see how long it live...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G6CD53B8P
A GREAT BIG THANK YOU FOR ALL THOSE THAT REPLIED I DID PULL THE EGR VALVE AND TESTED WITH WATER AND COULD NOT BLOW THOUGH IT UNTIL OPENED DIAPHAM CLEANED ANY WAY AND REINSTALLED, SAME PROBLEM. ORDERED ECM FROM DEALER INSTALLED AND PROBLEM SOLVED I HAVE HEARD O...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Misfire VIN: 3G1JC1242W
Well it left without being fixed/ the customer had to have her car back with intentions of bringing it back for us to keep trying.Thanks to all who replied.
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2001 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 2CNBJ13C81
Thank you so very much for taking the time to read and reply to this help request. As most of you said we defiantly had a master cylinder that was displacing fluid to the wheels. After replacement of the master cylinder we gravity bled the system for almost 4...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L Engine VIN: 1GNDT13S12
The Trailblazer is waiting for a reman engine to arrive. The fact that it did turn and did build 140 psi of compression had me think wierd thoughts. The cranking rpm was really low. we pulled the valve cover and found the cams turning ok, but they were alittle...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L engine VIN: 1GNET16S45
To all of you that took the time to read and put your input in to this we have all came to the conclusion at our shop that this incident was caused by an individual. Once again we are the third party this vehicle came to us from another shop for us to diagnose...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L abs VIN: 2GCEK13388
Well this one is fixed. I would like to thank everyone for the fast response received. I especially would like to thank Todd from Michigan, who gave an excellent description on how this system works, and Raymond from Pennsylvania. Raymond hit it right on the h...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Will not accelerate VIN: 2C8GF68404
Allready did what all the techs suggested and was good info but I knew this was a very strange one.It ended up being the alternator sending a voltage spike to the computer causing the # 5 coil circuit to fail.I hope this helps somone because I know I spent alo... Trouble codes: P0355 (History Coil 5 ckt), P0305 (Current Cyl 5 mis), P0306 (History Cyl 6 mis).
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Z9X
Thank you for the input to my problem. I think most of what fixed this truck was tire balance. The shop he went to for the balance ended up doing all 4 tires twice to get the ride better. I wonder if the balancer has been calibrated lately. I am going to check...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 1D7HA18N03
thanx for all the replies, allwere dead on we had the dealer do a relearn and all is well. thanx again for all the info
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1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No OBD Connection VIN: 1FTZR15X7W
First, I want to thank, Mike, Henry, Bradley, Fred, Rick, Dan (Texas), William, John, Dan (Illnois), Gordon, Darren, And Ken. IT'S ALIVE! At about 3:30 this afternoon, my truck started for the first time in 11 days. I replaced the ECC (or ECM or PCM, your choi...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33P3Y
Morning all, Thanks to all. smoked the intake and found smoke pouring out of the EGR valve. replaced valve and LT trim came down to4% Staphen [...] Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FTNX21P53
the oil pan gasket set with orings did make it so the truck would start unfortunately it was a bank repo so we were not able to complete the project by making it run they needed to get it sold. Thank you all for your help.
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L info center odometer VIN: 1FAFP55S94
thank you for your suggestions , vehicle as mentioned is no longer here and they were waiting for me to narrow the field for them to save diag time ---yippi--- "you know how that one goes" I'm putting the ball back in there court to pay for extended diag ti...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L #4 coil driver VIN: 1FMCU931X5
thanks for the help, all of the responses confermed what I already thought. Was hoping for a short cut to save the customer some money. consenses is that the ECM needs to be replaced and programed and new coils. She can not afford to fix it at this time.
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2005 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L Oil pressure VIN: 3GKFK16Z65
Hi everyone! Thank you for all of your quick help replies, the customer has decided to sell this vehicle.
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG1653X
thank you all for your help, found a broke vtec actuator(spring with a small piston like cover) on the cam while i was trying to adjust the valves. it has cracked the head, will be cheaper to change engine. thanks again Trouble codes: P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305.
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2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDU46D97
A new fuel pump is on order & will be replaced next week. Seth enlightened me to TSB on 08/09 elantra's with these exact symptoms. I will update this post then. Thanks to all Trouble codes: P00, 171 (testing and results).
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1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNW484JN
The suggestions from most that responded to my request for help were dead on-- crank positon sensors. They wern't very expensive so why take a chance, I replaced both. I've kept the vehicle for over a week letting it idle for 30 min., shut it off, restart, l...
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1990 Lotus Esprit Turbo SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: SCCFC2087L
Time is running out so I'll have to close this post. I set up a degree wheel on the pulley, dial indicators on the cams and they were spot on. intake maximum opening point (MOP) 110 deg, Exhaust MOP 100 deg. So while I had it set up I checked the cam events. ...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Compressor VIN: JA4MW51R52
I'm chalking this one up as fixed, as I haven't seen it back yet this week. I appreciate all the helpful responses. Thanks to Neil for providing me with the correct oil charge. I DID exceed oil capacity. Wouldn't expect to see a rear air system take only 4...
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2003 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Stall VIN: 6MMAP67P03
Thanks to all who took the time from there day to reply. The fix was a crankshaft position sensor. After following Gene's suggestion to take the IAC out of the game, it became evident that the problem was elsewhere. Shaun suggestion of an rpm error was spot on...
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L No Start VIN: 2G3AL54N4M
Everyone who said to check the injectors hit the nail on the head. Had 3 bad injectors when ohmed out hot. Ignition module wasn't even an optiuon as I had good signal from the module. Unpluged all the injectors and sure enough got a pulse on the noid light....
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52E81
My partner who has been working on problem found kind of dumb concern which could catch us all. TP voltage was at 4.50 volts causing injector cutout or clear flood mode/no injector drive. Hose clamp on Intake in wrong position at throttle body catching throttl...
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: VP0CA29831
A big THANK YOU to everyone who replied. Minhphuc turned me on to a vacuum diagram on MOD which showed a 3 way connector only. Mine is similar, but I found that I have a 3-way AND a 4-way connector. The 3-way goes to (1) a check valve (vacuum source), (2)the v...
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1997 Toyota Celica ST 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2DBO2T7V
didnt fix this car we found cyl #1 and #2 low compression customer decline any repairs at this time thanks to every one for the help javier
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWBM31Y75
For those of you who just want to know what the fix was I'll post it first; it was the ignition switch. Thanks for all the replies. The variety of responses allways gets me thinking in a different direction and sometimes that's just what you need. I just ca...
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