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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L misfire VIN: WBAGN63412
after replacing purge cleared codes drove car mil light came back on with codes po363,p1343,p1349,[...] p1345. car seems to crank and run good till it warmes up a little then starts to skip on four cylinders has anyone ran into this problem before? atn sugg...
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2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Right rear view mirror VIN: 5UXFB53585
When reverse is selected the right rear view mirror adjusts down automaticly. Intermitantly, the mirror will chatter left and right and sometimes will get stuck in the down position after shifting out of reverse. The dealer replaced the mirror and the problem ...
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start, No mil VIN: 1GNEC16K1S
This is a distance diagnosis, sorry up front but I have folks on this fo rme as I cant be there to do it. Here it gos, in short. My 1995 sub. 5.7 vin k. Wife driving down the road it just died, shut off, cranked ok. I was on way out of town, turned around went...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L 4 wheel drive light blinks
This S10 has had virtually the whole electrical & mechanicals replaced & the 4 wheel drive still doesn't work. The TCCM module, transfer case sensor, front diff sensor, actuator cable, & encoder motor have been replaced before it came to me. The lights will mo...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC19W7W
Hi guys I got this truck here that came from another shop with the original complaint of a no start after driving to the end of his driveway and getting the mail. The other shop said they found spark at the coil and no spark out of the distributor so they repl...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 8.1L crank sensor VIN: 3GNGK23G62
best way to remove broken crank sensor
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 SS 6.0L Vent Controls VIN: 2GCEK19NX3
Hi, Thanks for reading my post. This truck blows the heat and air only out the defroster. I have checked the TSB for the wires at the back of the glove box and there is no wear there at all. The customer doesn't want to take the dash apart without knowing what...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on
hey folks, im a little to buisy the day before deer hunting for a friends problem. wont pass emissions due to monitors wont reset for the evap and o2 sensors. also mill lamp doesnt always lite for key on check. sorry about the lack of testing. any input apreci...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Tpms VIN: 2C8GF68464
I have a 2004 chrysler pacifica that is giving me fits on relearning tpms sensors. Customer brought the car into the shop after getting new tires and the place that put the tires on put a standard valve stem in. Replaced the stem with tpms sensor, found 2 othe...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L Misfire VIN: 2C3LA43R16
thank you in davance got this 300 with codes p2302 n po301 put new injector new plug n new coil .i lost pulse to injector #1 so put new computer got pulse back on injector #1 .know i have this code p2302 .. Trouble codes: P2302, P0301
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2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GL12X12
Attn Chrysler Techs! I now have the Fun One! The Truck Starts Up and Runs good...Feels like a light miss, but cannot get it on my Modis. If you run the truck for 1/2 hour to 45 Min, then let it set for 1/2 - 45 Min., that is the only time it will act up. It wi... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (Cyl. 1 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl. 3 Misfire), P0305 (Cyl. 5 Misfire)
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Heater VIN: 1D7HA18N92
This veh was brought to us after heater core was replaced 3 times. The complaint is the veh will blow hot out of passenger vents but will blow cool out of drivers vents. Checked blend door and motor they are operating properly. Can flush heater core and veh wi...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1D8GP25313
No crank / no communication to PCM. No 5v to sensors, no 8-9v to CKP/CMP. Cut 5v & 8v wires right off PCM to elliminate sensors, still not voltage out of PCM and no communication. Tested all powers & grounds, all good. installed rebuilt PCM, started ran a shor...
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 3500 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WDXPF34527
Car first in with a complain of rough running, lack of power and a diesel leak. Scanned the van and found three codes. 2359 charge pressure control boost pressure too low 2116 cylinder #4 multiple misfire detected 2047 fuel pressure volume control monitoring. ... Trouble codes: 2047 (fuel rail pressure volume control monitoring maximum pressure exceeded)
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Abs Light, Abs Module VIN: 1FTCR14U7T
This has me floored. Truck has 4wabs. I am able to pull codes, but cannot get data or cannot clear codes. Ids says cannot communicate, but will get codes??? i replaced the abs module figuring it had an issue with the communication line. I still could not pull ...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P93
Has new ckp and cmp sensors. Hpop replaced within a year. Truck blew boost hose and eventually quit running. Suspect the pcm is bad but want to verify before replacing pcm.icp is intermittently low upon cranking (500psi with ipr @ 85%. Every 4-5 crank attempts... Trouble codes: P2290 (Icp low), P2614 (Cmp low), P2617 (Ckp low)
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2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMYU93174
Hi All,this is a 4x4 Escape. It has a problem shifting into 3rd gear. It slips when it goes to shift and will not shift into 3rd much less 4th. If you drop it into 2nd gear with the shifter,it will not slip whatsoever. When you 1st take off in drive,it will ta...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPX14515
I think I've diagnosed this one, but I'd like some expert opinion and/or some further test info if you guys have it. This truck is experiencing what feels exactly like an engine miss when the converter clutch engages, however it only occurs under VERY specific...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L icp lights VIN: 1FAFP53U05
Hello fellow techs. Hopefully you can help me with this one. Cant dupilicate customer issue though. He said would not start and all of ICP lights will not illuminate except airbag light when trying to start car. He had no start condition at home but not at sho...
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2006 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Marker, and dash lights VIN: 1FTZR45E66
Story goes-2-3 weeks lights would come on and go off shortly after, which included the headlites at this time. Last few days prior to bringing to shop, headlites will stay on and we lose the other lights. Brought it in yesterday and checked all lights and they...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L brake system VIN: 1FTWW31526
Hello All, This truck came to me from a fleet service tech and he has done what he could. That includes replacing about 5-6 power boosters and 4 master cylinders. The brakes are scarry. The pedal is high and stiff like the booster is inoperative. If you do the...
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2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Cuts out, Anti theft light fli VIN: 1FAHP34N06
Looks like the customer replaced battery. He states the anti theft light flickers while driving,cuts out. Key looks very worn, so i replace it and try to program and the anti theft light flickers, fuel pump sounds like coming on and off, along with sensors on ... Trouble codes: B1601
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1999 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on, Lean VIN: 1GDJG31R3X
This truck is adding fuel from idle up into cruise. The lean codes are setting on decel at about 33 mph. I have check fuel pressure under full throttle and it is at 57 psi. The o2's are switching, they are not showing lean. The actual compliant is that it surg... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L 4 wheel drive VIN: 3GKFK16Z35
05 gmc yukon goes into four wheel drive all by its self when driveing down the highway, code c0379 & b0790 in history ,replaced axle actuator and encoder sensor also check for latest calibrations all up to date.also noticed that it will not come out four wheel...
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1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Engine VIN: 1HGEJ6124W
C/s vehicle was running fine, than started to "chug" than died. He was able to get it to start briefly, then died again. Towed it to our shop. Wouldnt start. Ran all sorts of tests and everything looks good. Tried to start it again and it started after the thi...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73E63
found the injector patern to be ok. can not find any vaccum leaks. found that b1 s2 o2 sensor is reading 40mv and stays there. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12574
Got to the vehicle originally and found codes for front and rear O2 sensors. Thought it was a plugged up cat because the lack of power under excelleration. looked up price of cat and custoimer freaked out. Customer had vehicle taken to another shop and the sho... Trouble codes: P0802 (Circuit malfunction)
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Axle VIN: 1LNHM82W33
This vehicle eats rear axles. This most recent failure is a 4 month old brand new Dorman kit we changed with the bearing and seal. New fluid was installed of course. Last time we pulled the shafts out the bearing had worn right into the shaft on both sides, ca...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A73
Car came to shop and would hardly run. Found clogged converter. Replaced converter and car ran a little better. The car had a code for #8 coil shorted. Replaced coil but still seemed to miss. Read on iatn that there is a big problem with coils on these cars so...
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2007 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L radio controls inop VIN: 5LTPW16507
We need some help with this one guys. The steering wheel controls for the radio don't work. All other steering wheel controls work fine including cruise control. I'm not sure which end of this thing I should be looking at. Clocksprings go bad but we know how g...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BJ2226X
the urgency in this problem is a young 8 months pregnant women whose husband committed suicide one day after we started working on car. please help if you can
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Shifts VIN: WDBHA22E0S
This Benz has a very odd shift pattern to it starts in second like I know alot of them do then it kicks down to 1st then right away 3rd then 4th so close behind it you dont even really feel it. Does matter how heavy you are into the throttle shifts like this e...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
sounda like its jumped time. won't start running very rich. has new cap rotor and wires. getting ready to try new distrutor . just order it even thou has good spark.
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D4W
Hello people i have a 1998 nissan altima the customer says that everytime he puts gas in the car it will not start no codes ne leaks in the evap system it doesnt matter if he puts [...] or fills the tank he says it will just crank over and then after tryin...
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L distributor VIN: 1N6ED26Y4Y
i replaced head gaskets and now i have no spark, i have 12v at the black and pink wire in the 6 pin dist connector and 12 volts at the black and white wire in the 2 pin dist connector. i am at a loss where to go from here,as the customer drove the truck here. ...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D22
Hi to all, this car came in on the hook for no start. I have fuel , injector puls , and ignition, what i don`t have is starting and running! compresion test is on low side which i believe is due to piston ring wash up by gas. 90 psi, 95 psi, 89 psi and 100 ps... Trouble codes: P0051 (O2 sensor heater), P0304 (Sissfire on 3 cylinder)
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2006 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L Engine Oil VIN: 1N6BD06T26
Vehicle was sent in by a very reputable used car dealer. He sold vehicle thinking all was well. After it was purchased, the new owner discovered that the engine smokes when started at times and uses about a quart of oil or more every 1000 miles. Consumption te...
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2008 Nissan Versa S 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1BC13E58
Morning everyone. This danged Versa has me pulling hair out already. Got it from other tech who is in school. Came in Monday said car wouldnt start. We got car off the hook and what ya know it starts! But, it has no throttle response and both app codes. Other ... Trouble codes: P2122, P2138, P0340, P0643, P0222, P0123
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2003 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L abs VIN: WP1AB29P13
When this car came in it had codes for all the wheel speed sensors and code 0814 for active brake booster. I cleared all the codes an all that came back was the 0814. looked at wheel speed data all looked good. We replaced the brake booster. That did not fix t...
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L door locks VIN: YS3DF58N7W
the customer called and said that he could not get in his car only the drivers door would unlock, we tried all the locks with the key with no success we also tried manually to open the doors with no success we have looked at other post with lock issues and hav...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Parasitic Loads, Headlamps, Alarm, Cooling Fans VIN: YS3EF48Z61
Hi fellow techs: I am not a SAAB expert and am hoping there are some Saab Savvy tech out there who can at least steer me in the right direction. The symptoms include: 1. a parasitic load totalling about 250 mA when nothing is operating and this load seems to i...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Steering, Body VIN: 5TBRT3416Y
thanks for any help up front. This tundra will make a popping noise up front randomly while driving. I hear it more while manuvering on my lot. You can feel it in the floorboard on the left side very noticeably. I have checked all mountings for the steering ra...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L 2-3 Shift VIN: 4T1BE32K52
This vehicle has been passed to me after another technician has replaced the transmission twice with junkyard units. The original concern was that vehicle would not shift. Upon original test drive, found that transmission had no reverse and would not shift out...
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2009 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L hvac VIN: 4T1BE46K19
a very good cutomer came in complaining of white flakes coming out the ventilation system of the vehicle. Customer states that this condition started abruptley and has continued for approximately 2 months now, he also only notices this condition when the blowe...
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1967 Volkswagen Beetle 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out
i installed a rebuilt solex 30 pict-2 carb. checked and set timing to proper mark. installed a new fuel pump, repaired a broken ground wire to the condenser, replaced fuel filter,checked for vaccum leaks... after warm up engine will not idle! if i slightly clo...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Stall VIN: WVWEE83A7T
Car was towed in for a crank no start. Tested system found crank position sensor resistance out of spec, replaced sensor. Car starts and runs good for a few seconds then starts a rolling idle and will die. I can monitor data on scan tool for only a few seconds...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L door locks VIN: 3VWDD21C6Y
car runs when drivers door is closed as soon as you open door car shuts off replaced door latch asy and whidow motor asy. car will start with door latch unplugged. no diag codes checked for broken wires in door and hindge power locks work , and alarm works , d...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L lock-up, drive VIN: 3VWSG69M01
Adjusted fluid level as per Alldata. Still has slightly delated engagement.Customer complained of it "falling" out of drive like it was in neutral. Said it made it to it's destination limping in a lower gear. Can't find any broken wires but there is no sign of...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L lean conditi VIN: 3VWSA69M54
We had a malfunction code P1152.Lean condition.Replace fuel filter inside the gas tank. The engine is a BBW.Replace MAF,Check for air leaks.Check for clean air duct to the air filter housing. Cleaned throtle body.Is not vacum action on the cranckase.No malfunc...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29501
This vehicle came to the shop with codes 28 and A1 (p0133 and p0128) stored in computer. Origionally diagnosed and found thermostat opening early and the fuel pressure regulator was leaking fuel. Replaced both and engine heated up correctly. Test drove and fou... Trouble codes: 1 (p0133), 1 (p0133)
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JH4DC53032
The crank sensor was relaced and the vehicle is repaired. I have posted the before/bad and after/good waveforms for this vehicle. If you view these waveforms you will see why I created my original post. The crank pulley and seal was removed to verify that t... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank Sensor A Range Performance).
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN534X1
Thanks for the help, we continued smoke testing and found that the crankcase ventilation valve was indeed bad. Replaced the valve and hoses as needed as well as new manifold gaskets and the trim values came down under 5, vehicle no longer sets the lean codes,... Trouble codes: 151 (Signal ox sensor before cat. conveter bank 1 min. value undershot), 227 (Ox. sensor control deviation bank 1 too large), 228 (Ox. sesnor control deviation bank 2 too large).
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L locks/mirrors/windows VIN: 1G4CW52K8Y
Thanks everyone.The DDM was the problem.I just wanted to double c/k all details.Happy Thanksgiving.again THANK YOU !!!
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK29N3R
Thanks to all who responded. It turned out that we did have the wrong fuel pump. The HP10000 looked the most like the one we had, (We had no tag on the old one). But the HP10001 is the higher pressure pump. It is capable of over 45psi if you clamp off the retu...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JH12F02
Thanks to all those replies, the closed canister vent solenoid leaked vacuum but not pressure, we had replaced it with OEM part initially, but turned out to be a failed one. Reading the FTP while under vacuum made a difference as oppose to smoke testing under ... Trouble codes: P0440 (The EVAP System is not able to maintain or achieve vacuum during the diagnostic test.).
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2009 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS33S69
Catalytic converter fixed this one. Thanks to Paul from Oklahoma really helped out. Truck ran fine on the hwy so converter was never a suspect. Back-pressure test did show a partial clog. Sorry for the delay , I just got the approval and parts this week. Trouble codes: P0411.
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L Dash light, mileage,battery cables VIN: 2A4GP54LX6
Sorry, I thought this was closed..? In summary after replacement of the battery cable ends the battery cables were cooler but the lights fading in and out were still present. customer ran out of time and will return when time permits. It has been a few weeks n...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L a/c system VIN: 2C3KA43RX6
hey once again thanks for all of the help and yes this car is fixed.it seems when you replace a mode door actuator you have to have it reprogramed so this was the fix and the customer is satisfied.thanks for all of the responses.
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2005 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Engine VIN: 1B3ES56C35
Hi there. Thank you all for your help. Although I do not have a fix for this vehicle I can tell you a little bit about it. The customer had come in 2 weeks before she was moving to New Jersey and she is leaving today for good. I realized while driving it s...
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L 1-2 2-3 shift VIN: 3D7KS28C95
all of the info sent was great. this particular vehicle has the electronic throttle valve but from the looks of it the bands had been slipping for a while and finally just gave. i appreciate all your help and will be updating as soon as the cust. brings the v...
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X9P
First, thanks for the help. I did some further testing and found that about once every 7 or 8 starts, the fuel pump relay was sticking. Didn't hear it at first because I wasn't looking for it, but after reading some of the fixes from you guys, I began to lis...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L ignition VIN: 1FTZX18W1W
I finally took apart the whole steering column with the ignition and found hat the previous owner of the vehicle had an over the counter security package installed and it was taking all the voltage. Uninstalled the security and truck started great. Thanks for ...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L brake pedal VIN: 1FMZU77E61
replaced left front hub and rotors done!!! thanx to all
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21S22
Yes finally I got this one fixed. You need to add this to your saved files. Customer brought truck back giving up on the miss but smelt oil burning. Right head gasket was leaking. Pulled right head and cylinder 4 and 5 were a different color and machine shop v... Trouble codes: P1000.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L trans shift solenoid VIN: 1FAFP55U22
Checked vehicle from stem to stern. connections are all good with proper voltage & no voltage drop across circuits. ohmed trans solenoids & all within specs. So i told customer that a PCM replacement was next step. Customer opted to get 2nd opinion so I am wai...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L high idle VIN: 1FMYU03162
The customer never returned for repairs. We had suggested a used computer. The problem was random and we felt the computer was the most logical next step.
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Severly over fueling VIN: 1FTRX14W74
THANKS TO EVERY ONE FOR YOUR HELP. THE LOW ENGINE VACUMME WAS BECAUSE THE ENGINE WAS OVER FUELING AND RUNNING POORLY. AFTER REPLACEING PCM WITH ORIGINAL CIRCUIT TESTS THE VEHICLE RAN MARGINALY BETTER. WE REDID THE CIRCUIT TEST WHICH ARE ALL DONE KOEO. WHEN WE ... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel pressure range performance), P0402 (Egr excessive flow detected), P1550 (Psps out of range), P2196 (Afr/02 sensor excessive rich signal b1-s1), P2198 (O2 sensor richb2-s1), P2271 (B1-s2 o2 signal stuck rich p2273 b2-s2 o2 stuck rich).
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L bangs in reverse VIN: 1FMZU63W24
Thanks for all the great replies. We checked the connector for the solonoid block and it was dry (no Water). Replaced the solonoid block and that fixed it.
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L false warning light VIN: 1ZVFT80N95
Thanks for the reply. My IDS is a ford oem scan tool. Dorman offers quite a few cluster aftermarket now. Apparently they are purchasing these for ford themselves for resale. They contacted me yesterday evening and had ford tech support on a 3 way call. I was ...
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2005 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15E65
well the customer pluged off the pcv hose and cleaned the maf and now it runs fine but still no real fix Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2007 Ford Edge SE 3.5L abs module VIN: 2FMDK36CX7
i would like to thank all who gave input on this one. I would like to thank (brian hope) in particular. replacing the abs module was warrented, it was bad, for it would not communicate with the traction control. I cleared the b1342, and drove the vehicle again...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCD5533S
THANK YOU EVERYBODY FOR YOUR TIME. I STARTER FROM SCRATCH AND DISCOVERD THE REMAN. DIST. INSTALLED WAS BAD. INSTALLED ANOTHER REMAN. DIST. AND NO PROBLEMS. Trouble codes: 151.
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Clutch
it was the az clutch, where the TO bearing snaps into the PP thers a locking ring that was not made right and pushed out the back and not letting the TO bearning engage. must be something with AZ kits looked at a 2nd one and it was the same. got from a differ...
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2006 Hyundai Tucson Limited 2.7L heat VIN: THU23FGB66
Well this one if fixed. The customer decided to go to the dealer. They stated a gasket in a blend door was bad. It is now repaired and working correctly. I had a feeling it was in the blend door .
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JNKCA21DXT
drove car 150 miles at various speeds and driving conditions and it ran fine. could not get it to act up. customer insisted it was a bad maf sensor that we replaced 60 days ago. so to keep him happy we replaced it at no charge. i guess sometimes you have to do...
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2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJWA74C54
The replies I received indicated that I should be able to gain access to the ECM by accessing the as built data from previous sessions and then restore operation from that. Thanks to all who responded. Unfortunately, I never got chance to try it with our IDS ...
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2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L engine VIN: 1J4GL58K35
I am sorry to say that at this time I am going to have to close without a fix. Customer opted not to go any further with diagnostics or repair at this time. However I want to thank those that responded, all replies had valuable information to the concern. I wo...
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.7L Unknown VIN: KNAGD12814
Well, I never got it to act up so they will just have to keep driving it. I never feel good about these kind of problems. I know they are looking to me for help but there's nothing I can do. They will be uneasy about driving the car. I use a Snap-on Solus sca...
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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Front Differential VIN: 4M2ZU86W73
It ended up being the transfer case. Thanks again for all the input. Replaced transfer case and it works fine.
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L compressor VIN: JN1CA21A9X
Ok. The lady has not called me back and seems to be happy with not having to spend any money on ac coming into winter time here. She was satisfied with at least having the belt back on and car running. I called several Ecu repair shops and all wanted me to sen...
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2008 Saturn Vue XR 3.6L starter VIN: 3GSDL73738
The customer has not returned with the vehicle. He stated that until the problem gets worse he is not going to mess with it. I talked with the AcDelco instructor he thinks it is fretting at the BCM. Thank You for your time, if we repair vehicle I will update t...
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1990 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L Compressor does not engauge VIN: WVWFB4311L
Found it! :)... There were two faulty connections... The first one was at the A/C clutch relay under the hood near the brake master cylinder... The terminals were corroded and the female connectorsí were not tight. Cleaned the relay terminals and tightened the...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cuts out VIN: WVWAA63B4X
Thank you to those who took the time to respond. This car is still sitting outside in pieces. The compression was within 2% on all cylinders but we don't have a leak down tester. As far as I can tell the timing is correct after referring to Mitchel and other s... Trouble codes: 16684 (Random /mulitple miss P0300), 16687 (p0303), 16688 (p0204).
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Limp Mode VIN: 3VWSA29M4Y
Thanks for the push in the right direction on this one. As Stanley and Jerry said, swap out the harness. As it turns out, I pinched the harness in the upper starter bolt and if I had not pulled the starter to get to the harness, I may have pushed this thing of...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L HID headlights VIN: 3VWNJ81K16
ECM fixed this one. It also needed both headlamp range control modules. Now I check the lights and the tails don't work.. here we go again..
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2006 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBS71KX6
the reason i am closing this case for now, is because the vehicle has not yet returned, but, if it does come back in, I will make sure to see if the ect, and or the iat, are within parameters, since this was one reply i had recieved on why the air pump may not... Trouble codes: P0411.
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2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L wiper motor VIN: WVWGV71K77
First thing was upon initial repair of replacin broken wiper transmission I was not aware of the hood closed requirement so I condemned the motor. Put in new motor and would not function, reinstalled old motor still not operating. Apparently the old motor will...
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