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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADP5349Y
Hi Beemer Guys Have been working on this stumper off and on for a bit and it is almost going to have a birthday here if i don't get rid of it. The car came in for headgasket/overheating concern. Simultaneously it also had been setting codes for exhaust cam se...
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L alternator and starter VIN: 5UXFB33512
now two days later the truck came back on a tow truck with the battery light on and no power from the black and green wire at the starter and no power at the blue wire from the alternator both get the power from the engine control module (DME) can it be bad ma...
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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Driver's door lock VIN: WBAEV53492
Aloha, friends, '02 330i auto 4 door, 78k miles. Driver's door lock does not unlock, button does not raise, with either the interior lock button, or the remote. Other locks fine. Read codes with GT1: GM codes as follows: 81- DWA alarm memory, driver's door...
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2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN83493
Customer brought vehicle in and stated that the car started running rough after refueling. Got a sample of fuel at return fuel filter, found extremely fine sediment after sample sat for 20 minutes. We drained fuel tank found some minor evidence of contaminatio... Trouble codes: 2913 (Output stage HPFI1 line 1), 2917 (Output stage HPFI2 line 2), 286D, 291A, 290F
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2006 BMW 530i 3.0L radio nav
I have this bmw that has no radio,i drive functions,nav. After it was detailed i have read other posts about a micro power supply module in the trunk that gets water in it and causes these items not to work,problem is i cant find it or do they still have i.i r...
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1990 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GCDM15Z21
hi all my co worker diagnosed this as a bad fuel pump, he replaced it with a new one and still doesnt start so now the van is thrown to me. i checked all the fuses and found one to be blown which is the ecm 1 fuse. it started it right up but would hesitate and...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13T43
I have a 2003 Chevy tahoe z71. I have gotten a continuous P0446 code since I purchased the truck in 2009. I have run all the test and followed all the diagrams. Have checked all the lines for holes, blockage and kinks. Everything has paned out just fine. I hav... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap block or restricted vent path)
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LT 6.0L front differential/transfer case VIN: 1GEKT09U06
Thanks for the help in advance. Customer just bought this truck and ran the 4wd at 55mph and then found on decel it had a growl-whine-bearing type noise. This is only in 4h and 4L. 2wd its fine. All tires are the same size and the tread depths are pretty much ...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L No Communication VIN: 1G1AK55F96
So, this Cobalt came into the bay after it had been wrecked and repaired with a check engine light on with about 20 codes including a PCM error code. We replaced the pcm only to find a couple of communication codes. This is were the real trouble starts. When ... Trouble codes: U0140, U0101, U0100
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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: KLAVA6924Y
Hello Daewoo Tech's I need some help, This vehicle came in with PO 342 I replaced the camshaft sensor cleared the code test drove the vehicle, car had no power, the check engine light came back on and the car proceeded to have power back and ran good, code PO ... Trouble codes: P00, 342 (Camshaft position sensor low)
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2006 Daewoo kalos 1400CC abs unit VIN: EWK9087654
hi guys kalos with abs mil lamp on checked codes and output from sensors with launch tool. not able to recieve any codes?.. l/h front sensor shows 11.8 mph at all times ..moving or stationary...others x3 no speed indication/dead. i think probably the main abs ...
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L tach,ecm, cel,alternator, VIN: 1B7KC26C0T
Truck came in with dead batteries with complaint of no charging, no tach, no high gear and no check engine light. Charged batteries , truck runs now this is a diesel. Tried to hook modis up got no communication with pcm. After reading some posts on Iatn consen...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 shift VIN: 1B7KF2368X
Vehicle has a commanded 3-4 shift flare that happens at all throttle positions 2-4 times regardless of temperature. Condition present after vehicle came in for a stalling concern when put into gear. Initial repair- we found the overrunning clutch in the od ass...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 1B4GP44LIX
ok here goes i've got an issue with the front brakes releasing after the pedal is released. at first i thought it was just the right side because it was locked up when i got it but i replaced the r/s hose and caliper and it seemed fine but when i drove it i no...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L power steering and power brakes VIN: 3B7KF23632
My power steering knowledge is some what limited so any insight will be appreciated. Customer has been driving this vehicle with a slow leak from the gear box. The unit was now leaking faster than the customer could put fluid in and so we replaced gear box. Ge...
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1988 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L no spark VIN: 2FDKF37G6J
This vehicle is losing ignition coil trigger. Never loses injector pulse. The vehicle will run from 2-20 minutes then cut out like the ignition was turned off. Luckily the vehicle won't restart for quite awhile afterwards. The vehicle has good PIP signal (wit...
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1990 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, No Power, No RPM VIN: 2FTHF25GXL
This Ford is driving me crazy! Any help here is greatly appreciated. I have a long time customer that uses his truck daily and it has been pretty reliable for him up until recently. (Maybe the miles are just catching up with it.) He brought the truck in runnin... Trouble codes: 172 (HEGO indicates lean condition), 334 (EGR Valve voltage higher than expected)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTPX14534
Truck dieing on turns refer to repair history
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Park lamp circuit and interior illuminated circuit
Removed new aftermarket LED taillights and installed 3157 bulbs in both sides and Fuse #17(Central Junction Box under dash) opened when switch was turned on. Installed Circuit Breaker in place of fuse and found evidence of water intrusion in Central Junction b...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLS 4.6L lights VIN: 1HJRGPV944
I have this expedition that is driving me crazy,the abs and brake light flash on for a second then go off,no pattern to when they flash just when it feels like it,initially i hooked up my scanner and it had no codes tested powers and grounds at module,all good...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U95
Grab a cup of coffee, this may take a while... This new customer comes in with the engine barely running. Her brother replaced spark plugs. After smoking the engine we found the o-ring for the air diverter motor was hard and causing a major vacuum leak. Replac... Trouble codes: P0171 (P0174 Lean Banks 1 2), P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0316 (Misfire detected on start up), P2195 (P2197 Bank 1 2 oxygen sensors stuck lean)
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Differential VIN: 1FTSW21PO6
This truck belongs to a friend of mine, and it has been sitting at the dealer for almost a month now with no fix for his problem. It has a 2 inch suspension lift, and 36" tires, and has been run this way with no problem for the last 3 years. Recently it has de...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L misfire VIN: 1GKT13W1Y2
truck came in limping, barely running. customer stated he had broke down while out of town and had a guy stop on the side of the road with a bag of tools said he could fix it. so they pulled it in a parking lot and commenced to ripping the intake off of it. af...
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2002 GMC C-Series Topkick C6H042 8.1L Unknown VIN: 1GDJ7H1E32
This truck came to us with an overheated left rear brake. Replaced the caliper, rotor, and rubber line and the brake still overheats. All others are fine. After about ten blocks the left rear brake will be over 300 degrees and the right rear will be around 150...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JHMCD56575
#3 injector plugged up after 250 miles, ran Pro Clean through the rail again, worked, great ran great. 250-300 miles later #3 plugged again. Ran another bottle of Injector flush. Good for a few hundred miles. #3 plugged again. Finally conviced customer to repl...
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Monitors wont set VIN: 2HGFG12886
Honda techs i sure need help with this one. Original problem was a cel on with a p0420 cleared code & after driving 180 miles, light has not returned, but evap & cat monitors wont set, and car is due for nys inspection. Looking forward to any suggestions
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45DX2
Vehicle due for emissions testing. Has MIL on with P0133 stored. Scoped O2 sensor and found it to be a bit lazy. Drops down below 100mv just fine and will quickly transition rich, but struggles to reach 750mv. Once there seems to hang rich for around a second,... Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 sensor circuit slow response Bank 1 Sensor 1)
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Power windows VIN: SAJHX1246W
I have this XJ8 that came in with only driver's window not working. Appeared to be a failed door module after checking, the best I could, inputs and outputs. After reconnecting harness plugs, I found that the other 3 windows would no longer work with driver do...
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1989 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FJ77L8K
Good Morning, This Jeep Cherokee, runs and drives fine. Customer wanted to sell and a Smog Check was run and Failed. When it got to our shop We ran gas reading for about 15 minutes, 2500, idle, back and forth. CO ran from 2% - 4% randomly, HC followed up and b...
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2002 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA22232
In drive engine will not rev over 1500 rpm, the engine will abruptly die / cut off. It does not go into fuel cut where the rpm goes up and down, it just dies abruptly with alot of clatter from the super charger. The engine will rev up nicely in park or neutral...
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Trans VIN: 1YVGF22C12
When in drive or reverse there is a loud constant clicking noise from the left front axle input area. This will do it on the rack while brakes applied and steering wheel in any position. We replaced the axle with a new axle with no change. Replace the trans wi...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L trans VIN: 1YVFP80C73
car cam in cust says that in the morning when she puts it in drive car will delay engagement,and also after sitting for 6 -8 hrs like after work it does the same thing.i scanned and code [p0894 trans component slipping] in memory. i do not have any info on my ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L soft top VIN: WDB2084702
hi all,the soft top has no actuation,no fault codes listed,car came in with boot lid cover and rear bow unlocked,have locked these manually,operating button glows for 1 sec when ign on,boot lock works with switch,light on in roll bar switch,with das hooked up,...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J75
hi guys, this vehicle came in with a an engine light and no drivability problems. the code is for EGR malfunction p2001 no this egr has been changed back in 2009, and hasnt given us a problem since. does anyone know how or where to start diagnosing this cod... Trouble codes: P2001 (p0400 generic. Egr valve malfunction)
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Monitors not set VIN: WDBRF40J55
I've looked everywhere I can think of, and I can't find a year/make/model specific drive cycle description so I can run and set the monitors. There MUST be one somewhere out there! Help! The smog station next door doesn't have one, couldn't find one here, no l...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Esp VIN: 4JGBB86E96
I have this ML350 that was brought to me with a funny problem.ESP light on intermittent.Code 5170,steering wheel angle:zero point variation.Tried to re-initialize the steering angle sensor by turning steering wheel lock to lock then center with no success.With...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L dome light VIN: 4M2DU66W02
This is going to be a weird request.We are an Asian only shop(haven't worked on domestic cars since 1989),my launch won't talk to the gem,I'd call it a bcm I think.Mother In-laws car,so no help of sending to a friend's shop.The front dome light stayed on all t...
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2007 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 3.0L Battery VIN: JMFXLCW6W7
Hi, I've got draw on the battery about .8 amps with everything off. Every 16 seconds, draw comes down to .17amps for about 2 seconds and then it goes up to .8 amp When I disconnect number 30 IOD fuse in engine compartment no more draw but then there is no pow...
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1985 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN1HZ14S7F
Hey there fellow techs. I need some help with this 300ZX. Customer came in complaining of lack of power. Test drove and verified the issue, and concluded that the computer was in "fail-safe" mode. It will not rev up past 2000rpm going up and down with anything... Trouble codes: 23 (Throttle valve switch), 31 (Load Sense)
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L monitors VIN: JN1CA31A51
hi guys got a problem with this vehicle any help would be appriciated.ck. engine light not on car has had no work done to it prior to taking vehicle in for emissions has [...] and catalist monitors that will not set. Scanner comunicates ok os sensors are sw...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Starting VIN: 1G3GS62C81
This car came in on a hook as a no start. Battery tests fine. Checked for power on Purple wire for starter solenoid. It has power in the crank position. Condemn starter and replace. Same problem. Starter relay clicks rapidly in start position, starter drive co...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L bcm VIN: 1G2NF52E61
Customer describes battery going dead overnight,discovered there is a draw on the battery, pulled all fuses,and relays, no change, disconnected bcm. draw gone. bought a new bcm only to discover that it needs to be programmed, never have done this. Does anyone ...
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2007 Saturn Ion-3 2.4L Surge VIN: 1G8AL55B67
this vehicle came in with p0014 , cam sensor not reading replaced cam sensor drove and sensor showed no variance. gave to customer 2 days later back same code. drove for 6 miles no variance then variance went to 100 %. we have a tech 2 so i commanded the cam t... Trouble codes: P0014
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L speed sensor VIN: 4T1SK12E1U
Good Morning people. Need an education. I have a 93 camry that I am swapping the trans out of. My donor is out of a 95 camry. 2.2l 4cyl. There are two differentences that I have noticed. The neutral switch and there is a sensor on the 93 that is not on the 95....
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDUB20485
replaced evaporator and now car doesnt start,master lite is on unhooked battery when key was on to reset did not work clear codes comes right back on Trouble codes: P0A60, P0A63, P0A72, P0A75, P0A7A, P0852
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WVWGH21J6Y
car runs great for 30 seconds until goes closed loop, starts idling rough, intermitanly wont accelerate at all no codes, attempted vag throttle and kick down relearn, appears to have taken relearn, no improvement. help??? not a euro tech, been wrenching for 16...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTG61J51
This Jetta VR6 wagon came to us a few months back with the complaint of running rough and the check engine light flashing. A bad intake switching valve was diagnosed and replaced. It still has a bit of the noise, but the valve works properly. It came back two ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Multiple Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire detected), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire detected), P0306 (Cylinder 6 Misfire detected), P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire detected), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire detected)
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWPD63B52
This is my own vehicle. I purchased it from a customer who had approx 5k in repairs over last two years at local dealership.. It has given me no problems until the other day. I started the car . It started fine then cut off. Upon restart the engine cranked fla...
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1998 Volvo V70 AWD 2.4L Parking Brake Cables VIN: YV1LW5648W
Hi everyone, me and my tech are having some problems with the park brake cables on this vehicle. This car came with an inoperable parking brake system, the cable were seized. We ordered some cables from the aftermarket, and they seemed too long. So I ordered t...
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1991 BMW 525i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAHD6313M
this thing is finally fixed.I replaced the ecm.this thing kicked my butt.thanks for all who replied.I still swear the misfire felt secondary.but facts dont lie.so glad its finished.
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAGL63452
Appreciate all efforts to help.After replacing diaphragms again still no improvement.Customer had to take car.No resolution yet.
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Charging VIN: 5UXFB33512
founded that there is no power to the starter from the black and green wire from the engine control module (dme) as will at the generato at the blue wire can it be the engine contral module
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Glass VIN: WBAEV33423
thanks for the help, waited untill a "donor" vehicle available, turns out the switch (at shifter area is faulty. thanks again.
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 3G1JC12401
Thank you for all the replies ...it was an IAC issue ...bared wire that was grounding out when put in gear..engine torqued causing wire to hit.wouldnt hit at idle...fun stuff
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L trany VIN: 1GCHK29275
First the Replies were [ johny on the spot ] they gave me the place to look so i could repair the truck so Thank Youall vert much. The fix was the grown for the abs. The under coating was put on before the wire was bolted in place.Thanks again.
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1991 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JB3XD64B0M
ven though i never found the aldl connector where its supposed to be, when car comes back in i will recheck. alot of good info to check out, will repost when car comes back in. thanks to all of you for your valuable time.
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1978 Fiat 124 Spider 1.8L No Start VIN: 124CS10101
Thanks for the quick reply. Two mentions of timing to #4 was exactly correct since it puts #4 and #1 at TDC. An hour after my post I was back from a test drive and the Fiat was running. My mechanic really messed with me about my mistake. I had put the wire...
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1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A6T
Well, found out that when it runs for a little bit it looses compression in the first cylinder that is misfiring. From what everyone has told me, its most likely a valve problem. The dealer opted not to spend any more money on it at this time. Thanks everyone... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire - Cylinder 1).
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L door VIN: 1FAFP36392
I took the seat out and moved upholstery away from the door on all but the front side near the dash. Then I could see inside better. Covering the lock mechanism was some plastic which also covered the outside door handle rods. I removed 3screws from this bl...
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2004 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA58284
It ends up that the main grounds for the pcm were not that good. Cleaned them and drove after an eight hour soak and all was fine. Customer has been driving for five days and everything is good. Trouble codes: P0606 (PCM Internal communication error).
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2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57625
Hey there i want to thank the two guys who read my entire post about my problem child we decided the next step was to replace the pcm but unfortunetly the customer said he was done spending money on this vehicle and it is going to the bone yard this is an awes... Trouble codes: P2197, P0174, P0352.
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L 1-2 shift and 1 VIN: 1FBSS31L46
Sorry for the delay in closing this request. Install different torque convertor and same rebuilt trans. Had some of the same problems with trans again the first day installed. Let it sit over night. Drove it the next day and never had a problem with it after t...
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1983 GMC Caballero Diablo 5.0L Wipers VIN: GTCW80HYDR
Hi and thanks again for all the help, found that we had to go to a different supplier for this motor. The ones we got were rebuilt very poorly. The soldering was very badly done. So went to a different store. And all is good so far. Thanks again George
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Cooling Fan Sensor VIN: 1HGCE6640S
Thanks everyone who responded to this request , it is much appreciated. What ended up fixing this vehicle was replacing the radiator. The radiator neck was not making a seal with the cap and therefore we were loosing pressure. It would cause the coolant to va...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES26761
Turns out this yellow/black wire (comes off 15 amp fuse #6 underhood fuse box, its called circuit D04) feeds a lot of sensors, not just fi pcm relay. feeds crank sensor, cam, injectors, iac. Did the wiggle test koeo, fuse popped, long story short, pulled air b...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 123HJYJKHH
Thanks for all the help. Turns out that, upon removal, the camshaft actually had chunks of metal missing off of the lobes as well as the chain being off. Obviously oil changes were not this guys priority. But the chain, vtc, tensioner, and cam ended up fixing ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Detected), P0301 (Misfire cyl. 1), P0302 (Misfire cyl. 2), P0303 (Misfire cyl. 3), P0304 (Misfire cyl. 4).
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Charging VIN: 2HGES25732
Good morning all. This vehicle appears to be fixed. I replaced the battery in the vehicle and returned it to the customer. It has been working fine for about two weeks. The charging voltage was still dropping below 12v at an idle, but the new battery seeme...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16532
Thanks for all the replies. All fuses and relays were functioning properly. No green light on dash. So it did end up being the immobilizer module that is installed over the ignition cylinder. was able to get some help from a Honda tech that has a HDS setup and...
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2007 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L rear axles, diff, or drive shaft VIN: SAJWA01A87
rear diff fixed it. thanks for all the replies. the bearings were shot at 32k miles.
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2002 Kia Magentis 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12882
Not quite fixed yet!; fed the vehicle it's own separate fuel source-propane; watched thge fuel trims not respond by going lean as would be expected; got a used pcm (They are plug and play as we found out); plugged it in; retried the alternatre fuel experiment-... Trouble codes: P1167 (Lamda b2 control limit), P1166 (Lamda bank 1 control limit).
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1999 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L evap canister vent solenoid VIN: 1LNHM82W9X
Thanks for the replies. what we had to do was strip the wiring harness back from the fuse box to where it runs into the car to find the three wire splice. Then we cut the red yellow that ran into the car. Ran a new wire inside over to where the red yellow from...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF25H7X
This old car is not going to be repaired,we have tried replacing all the lines,o rings and filters and it still runs the same.I am positive it is the injection pump but the customer has opted to get rid of the car so we will never know what the problem is.I wa...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Air conditioning VIN: 4JGBB86EX6
Hello MB Techs This car is fixed, we had three problems, first was dirty contacts at refrigerant pressure sensor and outside temperature sensor, also we had a low charge of refrigerant due to an uncalibrated R 134 charging station. Many thanks to Alexander...
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2010 Mercedes-Benz SPRINTER 2.3L no power VIN: WDB9066332
Thanks guys, problem is fixed. The pressure of turbocharger on idle was in specs. I smoked vacuum system to see if there is any leak and vacuum line to the wastegate valve was leaking. Since I replaced vacuum hose everything is OK. Thanks for all help Trouble codes: P2263.
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2010 Mini Cooper 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF3C5XA
Thanks again fellas!! I removed the valve cover to put the cam fixtures on and see if I was out of time and I noticed an unusual material between the cam gear/VANOS and the No 1 cam bearing cap on the exhaust side. I removed the cap, and guess what? One of the... Trouble codes: P0015 (Exhaust cam over retarded).
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L unknown VIN: 1N4BL11E42
first off id like to thank everyone who has taken the time to reply to my request. after re-examining the car, and testing all the sensors again it was erik from jersey with the right direction. we had recieved a silver brand wheel bearing from federated and ...
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2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L Latch VIN: 5GZCZ63466
THANKS FOR ALL THE IDEAS, WAS ABLE TO BREAK THE LATCH FROM THE INSIDE OF THE DOOR WITH A SCREW DRIVER & OPEN. THE LOCK WAS BROKEN INSIDE THE LATCH KEEPING THE MANUAL & POWER LOCKS AND BOTH HANDLES INOPERABLE. NO FUN TO DO, TOOK ABOUT 2 HOURS DUE TO TRYING TO N...
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2006 Saturn Vue 2.2L Brakes VIN: 5GZCZ33D86
Thanks for all the help. The problem was onmy end. The calipers were merely upside down. They were marked R and L, it just mattered where the bleeder should be located. As in all cases the bleeder should be at the top or oriented in the highest point. Bled...
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1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Engine interchange VIN: JF1SF6556X
Ok, this thing is a runner now with a 2002 engine. I transferred all of the timing sprockets and cam/crank sensors,(99 sensors orange, 02 is black, same connector) plus the intake manifold assembly, oil cooler, and it works perfectly. I did not notice any di...
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2003 Suzuki Aerio S 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: JS2RA41S73
Used ecm bad reinstall original and set timimg to 15 without scantool misfire gone. Still do not know why the ecm was holding #3 coil on too long.
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L oil filter VIN: YV1CM59H94
Note: brackets, ie [ & ], indicate my added comments. I mistakenly said I drilled a hole in webbing between intake runners 4 & 5; it was 1 & 2 (to hold tubing in place with cable tie). Bruce said: I do not know about too much vacuum. The following is a stand...
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