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2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18845
hey guys got an acura in here with a mystery misfire. codes set on all 6 cylinders. runs great right now. pulled freeze frame and it set at 57*F iat, 140* coolant temp at idle. stft's are -2,-8; ltft's are 0,-2. so to me it sounds like only a cold start proble... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUCB28D0X
head scratcher.. 1999 audi 1.8 turbo.when sits overnight veh wont always start, when car starts runs rough. if throttle is touched car will die and loose compression to all cylinder. wait 5 min and will come back usualy running rough and will smooth out if lef... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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2002 Bentley Arnage RL 6.7L vacuum lines VIN: SCBLC31E92
Need a vacuum diagram and also a computer control wire diagram would be very helpful also to put this car back together properly. Looked all over the net and neither AllData or Mitchell on demand have any information on this vehicle. Thanks
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1995 BMW 740iL 4.0L Transmission VIN: WBAGJ6323S
Vehicle came in with transmission going into failsafe. code 2A stored in memory.Another repair shop had replaced fluid and filter,but did not improve this problem. During our testing I noticed that the speedometer would bounce around while the vehicle was sitt...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L 1st gear and between1-2 VIN: WBADD5324V
The problem I have with this car is when the car is at a idle and you try to put it in 1st gear it wants to grind. also when you shift from 1st to 2nd it wants to grind. no other grears have this problem.
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM634ZX
This vehicle came in with the complaint of "service engine light on, engine seems to be running ok". Pulled codes 125 and 144 from pcm. Codes were cleared and only fan code resetting so far. This code does not turn on the cel.The auxilliary fan is not working.... Trouble codes: 125 (Coolant fan ckt), 144 (P1747 can buss monitoring)
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L GPS Navigation VIN: WBADN5332X
The GPS Map on the screen does not reflect the position of the car. It even moves while driving, just about ten miles or more off position. I am assuming that the CD drive is working or I would not have a map on the screen and it moves with car movment. I was ...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L heater VIN: WBABM5348Y
vehicle came in with over heating conditon and loss of coolant found that upper hose had broke at resevoir and radiator leaking, removed and replaced both componant as well as thermostat assembly and now vehicle is operating at proper temperature according to ...
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1990 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L lifters VIN: 1G4HR54C1L
Looking for some advice on this buick, car came in with a broken camshaft, we removed the old cam, nothing appeared to be the cause other than the cam snapped, the journals looked great so we opted to install a new cam and lifter kit. New parts were installed ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK14T7X
i have scanned this truck it has no codes it acts just like a security issue starts and stalls, i checked injector pulse and sure enough it is dropping out with no codes at all i looked at other things found ground had 50 ohms of resistance on connector 1 pin ...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Theft System Light VIN: 1G1ND52J53
Car came to shop as a no start with the theft system light flashing. Performed a relearn and car started so we recommended a key lock cylinder and a ignition switch. Delco parts were used and recoded to use the same key. After installation the car starts and r...
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L spark plug VIN: 2CNDL23F75
ok so got this equinox that lady asked if i could put her plugs in because husband told her to get then didnt wanna put in.Plugs are original ac plugs had miss cylinder number 1(backside under alternator).Started with frt plugs came out fine,went to #1 kind of...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WC58146
Owner says oil light will come on sometimes when out side temp is hot going 68-70 mph. hooked up modis pull P0522. Scan tool says 130psi all the time.What should it be reading? I think it should be same as gage reading.I didn't do a manual reading. No engine n... Trouble codes: P0522 (Eng oil pressure sensor signal low)
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2009 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 3.6L mode door VIN: 1G1ZK577X9
We need to replace mode door number three.its the one that changes the position of the air current. the actuator comes with a plate attached to it that three arms are supposed to fit into. problem is you cant see them to install them when you get the whole ass...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L a/c system VIN: 1C4GP64L9W
This 98 Town and Country came in blowing warm air. I tested pressures and they were 36 on low side and 75 on high side. This high pressure is too low but I cannot get it to raise. I have replaced the compressor, expansion valve, and accumalator/dryer and recha...
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2008 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L Transmission VIN: 2A8HR54P88
Got one here than I need a little help with. 2008 Chrysler Town and Country van with a 3.8 and six speed auto transmission. The van was brought to us from the body shop for a transmssion leak. It had been hit in the LF corner mostly. Discovered that the valve ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L brake lights VIN: 3D7MU48C93
The brake lights on the bed stay on with the key. check for dtc in the fcm and the instrument cluster. also used scanner to watch PID data in the instument cluster, it switches open and closed when going on the brake. Tested the brake switch and for signal to ...
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L pedal VIN: 1D8HN44H38
Hello all, i have a little issue , i think that i am going the right direction but i thought i would get a few opinions , this van has a soft brake pedal, it will stop preety good but the pedal just goes down very slow almost to the floor, i locked the wheels ...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA52483
Hey Ford Tech. Need Some Help. We Have Had this Van In For Multiple Repairs that are listed. Trying To Figure Out If There Is A PCM Update For Idle Strategy For This Windstar. The Van Stalls At Idlle. (More When AC Is On) We Replaced Idle Air Control Valve 3 D... Trouble codes: P1633 (KAM Low Voltage), P1507 (Prevous Code Until Replacement Of IAC), N0TE
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L no accel VIN: 1FTNW21P64
Hi, folks. This 6.0L diesel came in with a complaint of intermittent no acceleration/poor acceleration. IDS self test showed all 8 injector circuit codes, P0611 FICM performance code, P2614 and P2617 CKP and CMP codes. I watched FICM data on the road test and ... Trouble codes: P0026, P0611 (FICM performance), P2614, P2617
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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45P54
Good Day!! 2004 e 450 exhibits a start and stall condition. starts right up and stalls 5 seconds later just like shutting key off. Code p2552 diagnostic run... over 10.5 volts on pin 9 (pink/yellow) at FICM connector C KOEO. Test says replace FICM. Replaced FI... Trouble codes: P2552 (FICMM monitor circuit fault)
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2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P66
hey all came from dealer customer wanted a second opinion! we got it on a hook no start! try starting got codes for crank and cam sensor (typical codes for long cranking on this engine. ids show no cam crank sync and no ficm sync icp pressure during crank is ... Trouble codes: P2614
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1999 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGK29U8X
Customer complaint low power transmission wont shift.Test drive low power low fuel pressure. Pressure at 45 psi. Replaced fuel pump pressure at 60 psi. Checked alternator voltage 12.5 volts low. Check at ECM the same. Check wiring ok. No shorts or grounds. Cod... Trouble codes: P0563 (PCM overvoltage)
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2002 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L #7 Clylinder VIN: 1GKEK13T22
Cylinder misfire on #7 and sometimes #2. Read article about same issue #7 cylinder customer took to dealer and was told it was an obvious camshaft issue but they have no proof of how they came to that conclusion. How do they come to that conclusion if you run ...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions
car is failing smog test, high nox on 15 mph on 25 mph it will pass, check egr valve and is ok, test egr position sensor and it did pass, test egr solenoid and used another one and it is ok,when testing vacuum suply it will work inconsistent, on lower speed. a...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16542
p0401 returning after cleaning port. I've done hundreds of these at honda dealer, never come back. Egr vls is 1.1v at idle, goes up to 2.5v at 1700rpm. When egr is commanded, the pink wire is showing 6v at egr valve connector and showing same at b7 pin at pcm.... Trouble codes: P0401
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Evap System VIN: 2HGES16502
2002 Honda Civic here with check engine lamp on, has P1457 Code ( Control Canister System Leak ) I smoke tested with Purge Valve and Vent Valve Closed and found no leaks, however vent valve is some how stuck shut from me testing it. Any one know if i should ...
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2009 Honda Pilot EX-L 3.5L vsa light , charging VIN: 5FNYF48589
honda pilot was driving in a storm lighting struck near by sutdown suv I have replaced computer, as well as the eld fuse box along with the imobilizer, symtoms are vsa light on code (U1101, f-can malfunction) also charging system not working any help would be ... Trouble codes: U1101 (f-can maulfunction)
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Mil VIN: 1J4GL48K74
This Jeep Liberty came in with no codes with all monitors passed. Went through the normal routine and then put it out on the lot for sale. Now it wont pass the cold start EVAP test. Within 5 minutes P0441 (Evap Purge Solenoid Performane) is stored in pending c... Trouble codes: P0441, P0443
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2007 Jeep Commander (Truck) Limited 5.7L 4x4 system VIN: 1J8HG58257
This commander has the message "service four wheel drive" on the instrument cluster. The message only shows up occasionally when the key is turned on. Only code in any module is b2185 stored in central gateway. All gearbox fluids are like new. Any help will be...
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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR48M68
P0600 serial data connector-no drivability concerns, vehicle has had same code cleared and resets after a while, cannot find ANY info in Alldata, IATN archives-any help appreciated, Brian. Trouble codes: P0600
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1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB1218W
Towed in no start, no spark, no injector pulse. Could not cummincate with scann tool so tested all powers and grounds which are good, also does have ref voltage. Tested cam and crank at pcm, cam present but no crank but crank has around 1 volt bias voltage, ca...
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L power steering VIN: JTHBN30FX2
Hi all, thanks for your help in advance. We have an 02 Lexus LS430 with a power steering noise that will not go away. Already flushed the system, new power steering pump and a new rack and pinion as well and the noise will not go away. We are stumped here, any...
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2005 Lexus ES330 3.3L Cruise, ABS, VSC VIN: JTHBA30G25
Don't know where to start with diagnoses. Cruise control light flashes constantly, cruise control functions correctly. When vehicle is at a complete stop, ABS and VSC lights also flash. So I have 3 lights flashing when at a complete stop. Start moving and ABS ...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L alternator VIN: 1YVFP80C23
first off thanks to everyone who takes the time to help us out. we are on our 4th alt for the car and the last one was rebuilt by our builder. cust stated that when he used the sunroof this time is when the alt light came on and hasnt went out since car is pre...
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2006 Mazda B2300 2.3L steering VIN: 4F4YR12D26
So this is the mystery problem we are having. Driving the vehicle, Hit a bump or pot hole, the steering wheel will shake as if the front end was loose. Power steering intensifies the effect and the steering wheel shakes left and right on its own until you hit ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Power Steering Assist VIN: WDBJF65H1X
Hello iatn menbers. Looking for some assistance with old mercedes e320. Customer brought the car with hard steering wheel issue first thing in the morning.once it warms up it will get better.test drove the car steering wheel seems fine to me.but what i,ve noti...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G2X
Car has Check engine light on for P0125. Customer is complaining of very poor fuel economy. Car runs well. Mass airflow sensor, coolant and intake air temp sensors all seem to be functioning normally. Drives fine. Short term goes to 24% soon after startup. No ... Trouble codes: P0125
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2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Engine idle speed VIN: 1N4AL11D66
Thanks in advance for the help. I cleaned the throttle body assembly during the replacement of the crankshaft position sensor and caused the throttle body to lose its learned value. Thought I could just disconnect the negative terminal for a few minutes and it...
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2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08U67
This "vehicle" was towed in as a no crank/no start. Long story short, I had key crank power on the grey wire at the IDPM. I have constant 12v on the green wire. I have nothing coming out of the IDPM on the white wire. I used my Power Probe to shoot 12v down ... Trouble codes: U1000, U1001
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2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL21E47
engine idles rough,and sets a poo75,I already checked the solenoid,by applying 12 volts the valve moves,also there is battery voltage with the key on,at the solenoid connector, I attached a noid light and it stays on at all the time,not blinking. it seems that... Trouble codes: P0075
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2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Hesitation, no boost VIN: YS3DD5589Y
This car is very fast for a base model, good boost, lights 'em up on hard accel, goes up through the gears smoothly with full boost. When the pedal is released and you slow to cruise still feels ok but if you put the hammer down at cruise (55 mph) in 5th, ther...
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2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49A74
Ok firstly I am at a total loss with this car. Our Modis won't even recognize this vehicle. So these are just codes from a generic scanner. The combustion detection codes are a total mystery to me. I can't even get a diagnostic procedure from our data program.... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor malfunction), P1312 (Combustion detection cyl 12 open CKT / short to B), P1334 (Combustion detection cyl 34 open CKT / short to B)
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2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L steering VIN: YS3FH41U66
Hello everyone need help on a 2006 SAAB 9-3 pulled engine out rebuild and installed having steering problem nothing works no horn no stereo bottoms on steering Air bag light comes on. Had anyonehad this problem, please respond.
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L No Start VIN: 5GZCZ23D43
Thanks for the help,I had this vehicle in 3 weeks ago for very intermittent no start,no fuel gauge operation and noisy fuel pump.At the time vehicle had code for fuel gauge in PCM.Nothing in BCM.With customers,we decided to replace both fuel pumps & sending un...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 5TEGM92N24
this truck has a knocking noise when started cold. it only seems to do it when you put it in gear. it goes away after a bit and then is fine. happens intermittently. when i first heard it i thought wrist pin but not quite sure now. torque converter bolts are t...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L p0411 VIN: 3VWDD21CXY
I have tested whole air system and all test fine. any help great Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Compressor VIN: 3VWSP69MX2
This car has a new cooling fan control module and AC pressure switch. The module is not turning on my compressor or the fans. I evacuated the system and put in 700 grams. I tested all powers and grounds at the module. There is NO problem with the fuse box on t...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Driver Rear Air Spring VIN: WVGLG77L15
Hello and thanks for looking! We've gone over this a few times in our head and we are stuck. We have an issue with the driver side rear air spring not lowering. It's stuck in the all the way up position and will not lower with the controls. We have disconnecte...
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Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: WBADM5337X
We installed a new auto temp control head and sent it to bmw to get programmed to the car, after progamming the customer said it would still not work and they had bmw replace the blower motor, alot of you said replace control head with new , others said final ...
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L junction box VIN: WBAVA33577
Thank you to those who took the time to reply. I checked, double checked and checked my work again and found nothing out of place so I concluded that there must be an open inside the junction box. Ordered another and bingo, all is well. thanks again
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1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 2G4WB52M4S
I would like to thank everyone, this was true to all your suspitions. We acsessed the connector for the ign lock cyl and had an open circuit with the key instaled in the lock cylinder. Replaced the lock cylinder went to GM and found the correct new key to get ...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Rear Air Shocks VIN: 1G4HR54K74
Thank you to all that replied, we put Napa Monroes on this morning and noise is gone. I would never have thought that AC Delco shocks 3 times and KYB's would make noise and not Napa.
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2010 Buick LaCrosse CXL 3.0L Sun Shade VIN: 1G4GC5EGXA
Hi: Thank you to everyone that responded. I have convinced the customer to take it to the dealer, and to have a good discussion with a service advisor there, about her concerns. I will post again once I know the outcme. Thank you to Dan,John,Steve, Keith,Marti...
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L oil pan/ rear main seal VIN: 1G1YY32GX2
Thanks for all the help, customer has decided to not repair the leak and just sell the vehicle. I went ahead and pulled the intake off, only took a few minutes and no leaks from the top. The leak was from inside the bellhousing so it had to be the rear plate...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Spark knock at idle VIN: 1GNES16S15
Ok everyone who said transmission was correct.we droped trans pan and found large amount of steel and what looked like ground up trans case.Customer said he will trade truck so no actual repair but we feel sure trans replacement would fix it. Thanks to all who...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G1AM15B16
REPLACED IGN SWITCH AS SOME STATED WAS A COMMON FAILURE ITEM, NO DIFFERENCE IN INTERMIATAMT NO START, CHECK FOR A FUEL INJECTOR LEAK NONE FOUND. RECOMENDED CUSTOMER TO GO TO GM FOR A REFLASH FOR O2 SENSOR TSB. Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system lean bank one).
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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.6L Temp gauge VIN: 1GCHK63659
OMG. Keep it simple silly. When I looked at a wiring diagram from Alldata is showed the inside of the pcm for my temp sensor and it supplies 5 volts. I tested mine and only had 2 volts. Since this was not on the common 5 volt output from the pcm I just started...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H2W
Thanks for all the suggestions - turns out you were all right :-) I pulled the EGR valve and tube and found a LOT of debris in the tube at the intake manifold end. The tube was necked down to about half the original size. Cleaned out the tube, manifold and v...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L cooling fan motor VIN: 3C8FY68B52
sorry it took so long to post fix. this one turned out to have a faulty pcm. for some reason pcm would not signal hi speed fan relay on its own. only if i commanded it. thanks for all your help.
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1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB21YGV
Just when it seemed this one would be a returning headache it wasn't. When I learned the Adaptive numerator is determined during hard decel, I was sure the problem was an internal engine issue causing a too unstable signal at the crank sensor. The owner used t... Trouble codes: P1398 (Missfire Adaptive numerator at limit).
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, limp mode VIN: WD2YD34122
Thanx to all who sent replies. The problem with it going into limp mode was the air intake tube going to the intake manifold was cracked. Replaced it and runs well. No more going into limp mode. Still haven't figured out why scanner isn't communicating but at ... Trouble codes: P2316, P2400, P2401, P2310, P2311, P2312.
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L 1-2 Shift VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Thank you to everyone who replied...opened up the pcm connector and found a small amount of moisture present... cleaned out the water and sealed against any future intrusion... cleared KAM and now trans shifts normally...thank you all again.
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L colume VIN: 1FTPF17L61
thanks for the help i replaced the shifter tube and shifter rod and bushings its works like new now.
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Hi idle VIN: 1FMYU02132
I've still not fixed this vehicle,only due to the customers schedule and giving up the vehicle for a couple of days( she lives approx. 50 miles from shop and also the vehicle is running fine at this time ) When I do get it back i'm taking everyones advice and ...
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2004 Ford Expedition NBX 5.4L Forward Movement VIN: 1FMFU16L04
I decided just to toss a used transmission in it, much simpler and less time consuming. thanks for the info eveybody
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L No Start, long crank time VIN: 1FMDU73WX5
Right bank cam off time, likely slipped cam gear, no keyway on these. There's no cam sensor on right bank, and it uses a separate chain from crank to cam than left bank so that's why scoping cam/crank correlation didn't yield an answer. Odd it ran perfect when...
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FMYU031X6
I REPLACED THE ENGINE. IT RAN FINE BUT STILL HAD ISSUES. DROPPED EXHAUST AND FOUND REAR PRE-CAT GUTTED CAUSING MAIN CAT TO BE CLOGGED. INSTALLED TEST PIPE, BLEW OUT EXHAUST SYSTEM, AND VEHICLE RAN FINE. CUSTOMER IS AWARE OF THE NEED FOR ALL CONVERTORS AND 02 S...
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2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L IC, PCM, ABS, AirBag TCM, Test Port, Vehicle Power VIN: 1FMFU15567
Thanks to Jim from Alberta to send me in right direction. Found a bare wire rubbing on steering column access cover from a poor dealer add on anti theft system. A wire end was stripped and hanging down 2 or more inches. It threw me for a loop as it only happen...
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2010 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FDXE4FP1A
THANKS EVERYONE FOR THE INFO. IT SEEMS AS THOUGH THE VEHICLE NEEDED A SIMPLE REPROGRAMMING OF THE PCM. SEVERAL UPDATES ARE AVAILABLE IN RELATION TO COLD START ISSUES.
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1999 Honda Civic Value Package 1.6L All shifting VIN: 2HGEJ6616X
Per suggestions I rebuilt the trans and replaced the Torque Converter. Problem solved. After doing so I dont believe based off of the condition of the internal component of the trans that there were any issues in there and did not have much to clean out when t...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L abs VIN: JNRDR09X71
Thanks for all the help after testing for all grounds and sensors found out the ground to the abs mod was making it to the mod but not inside replaced the mod bleed system all good thanks again larrys
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Srs VIN: JNKCV51F54
Installed used drivers side airbag. MasterTech showed no codes but was able to clear code and turn out light using MasterTech. No more light.
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1YVGE22D6T
I had ohmed out the fuel injectors and all read the same, but after doing all the other work and still having the stumble and misfire on number 1. I think that the intake was leaking a bit and the plugs wires needed changed any way. What I found was number one... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire).
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA22181
AFTER CHECKING EVERY SINGLE SENSOR ON THE CAR, I CHECKED THE CAM SENSOR WITH A LAB SCOPE AND FOUND THE PROBLEM. I REPLACED THE DISTRIBUTOR. NO PROBLEMS SINCE. Trouble codes: P0745 (Pressure cont solenoid), P0750 (Shift solenoid a), P0760 (Shift solenoid c), P1743 (Tcc solenoid), P1765 (3-2 timing sloenoid).
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Surge VIN: WDBGA51E2T
REMOVED MAF SENSOR AND CLEANED. FOUND SMALL CRACK IN VACUUM SPIDER HOSE. HOSE IS PRETTY HARD TO COME BY SO I REPAIRED THE HOSE WITH ELECTRICAL TAPE. THANKS FOR ALL THAT GAVE INPUT. IT'S GREATLY APPRECIATED.
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2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L charge indicator VIN: 1MEFM55S74
Well this was a very irritating fix. as it turns out they do in fact make 2 different alternators for this engine. Our ford dealer i guess didnt feel like telling us this. Wound up looking up the motorcraft part number for this vehicle and it came up with two ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 3.0L 120 amp fuse blows VIN: 4A3AC74H33
Most of the replies were about audio amps and other add ons but this car didn't have any of that. Customer needed the car so I had to let it go but if it comes back I'll update. Thanks to all for the suggestions.
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2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid 2.4L dome lights VIN: 3GSCL93Z89
Ray [...] hit it right on the head It was the drivers visor shorted within the tube Seemed odd there was no fuses blown But Thanks for the help Found the problem while moving the visor around and watching the dome/map lights
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1988 Toyota Pickup 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN63C3J
IT TURNS OUT IGNITER WAS BAD, IN OUR TESTING & CONFUSION, WE BACKTRACKED AND FOUND ONE BLOWN FUSE IN UNDERDASH PANEL THAT WE MUST HAVE BLOWN AS WE RETRIED OLD IGNITER AND CAR WOULDNT START
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2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L timing belt VIN: 2T1CF22P2Y
we ended up replacing the timing belt, tensioner and both idler pulleys. noise is now gone.
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2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Speedometer, Tachometer, A/C Clutch, And Abs Lamp VIN: 4T1BE46K67
Car is fixed, turns out the abs/skid module was causing the problem. Installed a new one for 1,500.00 and all is well now. Thanks for all that replied to this?
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2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L No Start VIN: 5TDZK23C37
Found I was getting a voltage drop across relay feeding coils. Replaced relay and been starting & running ever sense. Thanks for all input and ideas. Trouble codes: P0351 (p0352-), P0352 (p0353-), P0353 (p0354-), P0354 (p0355-), P0355 (p0365-), P0365.
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2008 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Turn signals and Hazard lights VIN: 5TENX22N18
This one is fixed. Fella working next to me gave this one up and had taken out the fuse box inside to get to the turn signal flasher and had left it there overnite. I chose to see if I could find the B/Y wire at that end. When I found it I noticed that someone...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: WVWSE61J12
We stopped working on the vehicle while waiting for the insurance company to make a decision (they still have not made one). I still feel the transmission supplied has an internal fault (losing pressure when hot), but because it was supplied by the insurance c...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Engine VIN: 3VWCK31C84
Thanks for everyone and there replies. We found that the IICM had no ground and traced it back to the cooling fan module connector. in the early year it was gounded to a ground righ next to the ecm and the later it was grounded through the cooling fan module c...
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