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2003 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L ecm VIN: JH4DC53033
po172 mixture too rich . New air fuel sensor. fuel pressure at specs , valve adjustment ok . map sensor replaced . no injector leaks
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1973 BMW 2002tii 2.0L Clutch?
We have this 1973 BMW 2002. It has been converted to a 5 speed manual transmission. It has a noise at idle that goes away when you depress the clutch. We thought it was the release bearing. After removing the transmission the bearing seems fine. It does not ha...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Suspension VIN: WBAAM3330X
Can some bady tell my what im doing wrong,im trying to removing the left rear hub bearing,im useing my 10lb slide hammer to pull the hub off and its not movinng,i remove the axle nut, cliper and rotor spared it up still no movements.thanks for the advised.also...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37433
to all bmw pros. out there. got this 325i that has a check engine light on with a p2097. found out that the mass air flow intake hose cracked and replace it and erased the check engine light. thought this would take care of the check engine, but it did not. wh... Trouble codes: P2097 (Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System High Limit Bank 1)
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Steering VIN: WBAVB13516
Hi guys, I have this 06 325I, Red Steering Wheel Lock light comes on on instrument cluster display. Picture of a steering wheel with a picture of a padlock both in red. Car runs and drives fine and steering wheel lock works fine at this time. When you insert k...
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2007 BMW 750Li 4.8L Re-Fuel VIN: WBAHN83527
hello..vehicle is difficult to re-fuel opened up rr wheel well inspected lines no kinks eveything seems to be sealed cant see where it would vent..wanted to know if anybody has come across this on a 750li like i have, any ideas or suggestions are greatly appre...
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1994 Buick Century Special 2.2L suspension VIN: 1G4AG5540R
Vehicle came in for rough idle. Performed tune-up; plugs, wires, fuel filter and throttle body clean. Idle with ac on is now smooth. No hesitation. Customer has complained of a vibration even at low speed. Previously the alignment struts and shocks where repla...
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1996 Buick Roadmaster Collector's Edition 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G4BN52P3T
Optispark nightmare. Vehicle has slight misfire at idle and with RPMs raised. Not noticable when driving and under acceleration. Data stream shows intermittent misfire counts on all cylinders randomly. Never sets any DTCs. Misfire can be felt in steering wheel...
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1972 Chevrolet C30 Pickup 6.6L brake booster VIN: CCE532V107
This Chevy truck with dump bed sucks brake fluid into the intake manifold and has no pedal pressure. It has the brake booster mounted under the cab. I cannot find the right one. All the boosters I have found are to be mounted on the firewall. Does anyone know ...
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1989 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Fuel Injector Pulse VIN: 1G1YY2187K
This headache has been sitting in my bay for 2 weeks now, and I am about to give up hope! This well taken care of 1989 Corvette ran when parked 2 years ago, and the owner went to show the car to sell it and it would not start. Suspecting a bad fuel pump, they...
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1996 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34J9T
Truck came in for mil light on - p1345 crank/cam correlation. No driveability problems what-so-ever. Cleared code, came back with-in seconds of engine restart. Found tsb for this code with revised flow chart diagnosis. Followed flow chart and i feel i have hit... Trouble codes: P1345 (Crankshaft position / camshaft position sensor correlation)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L A/C System, VIN: 1GCHK23G73
We replace the compressor , drier & orifice tube. The ac pressures were better but still not cold enough. The fan clutch is good. We even tried another compressor but still not cold 60 degrees. I would appreciate any help you can give thanks
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L all ecu VIN: 1GCHK23194
customer left windows open during a rain storm, now has no comm w/ several modules such as tcm and abs. I replaced ipc which took care of bcm u codes. if anyone is familiar with water damaged ecu's I would appreciat any input. i unplugged modules and pulled f...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23114
Thanks in advanced to all you Duramax diesel techs. Customer originally brought this truck in requesting the replacement of one glow plug. After a detailed conversation I found out the check engine light had been on for several months and it was now time to fo... Trouble codes: P0089 (Fuel pressure regulator controlf), P0404 (EGR problem), P0101 (MAF problem)
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.0L Misfire, super charger blowby VIN: 1G1AP14P85
hello fellow tech i have this 05 chevy cobalt with a super charger and this is the conncern: what happens is when my customer punches the throttle to the floor the super charger boosts the system to muuch and cause excessive crank case pressure pushing the dip... Trouble codes: P0300
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2007 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L transmission VIN: 1GNDV23167
Has a big list of codes.This transmission just stopped pulling forward or reverse,this is in transmission codes.P0562,P0572,P0602,P0603,P062F,P0711,P0716,P0717,P0722 ,P0723,P0741,P0742,P0751,P0752,P0756,P0757,P0842,P0973,P097 6,P1826, It clears codes but under...
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2008 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5C042 6.6L check engine code po101 VIN: 1GBJ5V1928
Inspected all intercooler piping,seals and clamps,inspect pcv lines from both heads.check all mounting gaskets from previous egr replacement.can start up cold and idling will throw code po101 after about 5 minutes with the famed engine down arrow light with re...
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2009 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Air Bag VIN: 2G1WB57K59
Customer dropped car off with Service Air Bag coming on in Message Center. Scanned Air Bag System, Code B0021 OD - RF side deployment loop resistance above threshold. I checked resistance of RF side impact sensor(inside passenger door), it was 33M ohms. In Mi...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Starting VIN: 2C8GM68454
This car came in from another shop, it has an intermitent no start. The problem has happenened to me only once from what i can discribe i can here the starter silinoid ticking when the key is in crank position. Almost like loose batt. Terminals. From what ive...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L power VIN: 2C4GP54L35
vehicle has been in numerous times for interion lights flickering. intermittently, gauges seems to perform a sweep. Vehicle acts as if it has momentarily lost power to everything, then it is fine. I cannot find any ground in common with everything that goes. h...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L 2 Separate Problems VIN: 3D7KS28C96
This vehicle had an ecm replaced previously, and now it has a code P0633 - Skim Secret Key Not Stored. Engine runs fine, but it has the code that I would like to eliminate. I have a Star Mobile and Star Scan for this truck, but cannnot find any way to input th... Trouble codes: P0633 (Skim Secret Key Not Stored)
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2010 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L suspension VIN: 2B3CA4CT6A
The vehicle makes noise when going over bumps, sounds like strut mount noise
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Abs VIN: 2FMDA5148T
This unit has a driver side front wheel shutter, on slow braking, ABS light comes on intermittent have not pulled codes yet, we reconditioned this unit with a new engine and the above condition was happening before engine change, any advice would be greatly ap...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FDHF36G4T
when its cold runs fine but when it gets op temp it hesitates and misfires.
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Clutch/transmission? VIN: 1FTHX26F2V
Customer had initially come in for poor clutch operation. Was hard to get into every gear unless vehicle was rolling. Truck had dual-mass set up. Order a clutch and flywheel kit which does away with the dual-mass. Brand of clutch kit is Rhino. Truck shifts gre...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP13P5W
Car in question has low power(sag) during the first minute or so of running. Whether cold or sitting for a half hour or so. You try to accel and there is a holding back and then suddenly it takes off and is okay the rest of the drive. Sometimes you can just st... Trouble codes: P0455 (gross evap leak -which was traced to fuel cap)
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F6Y
the rig came into the shop for no start. when it had started the customer concern was hard start white shoke for about 30 sec after start up. test the glow plugs and found two plugs on each side that tested bad. the main problem is the cooling system is full o... Trouble codes: P0303, P0603, P1140, P1391, P1393
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X1Y
I have this ranger that a customer braught to me for a pats relearn, he replaced the ecm. all went well on my end. Two weeks later he replaced the ecm again for two egr codes. I reflased it and the codes keep comming back. Now for the funny part--- it has No e... Trouble codes: P1401 (e.gr), P1409 (e.g.r.)
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2003 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA57443
I have a very unusual condition on this vehicle. When running the theft light flickers dull with the RPM.Intermittantly,at that time the vehicle hesitates and almost cuts out, on light accell.I can pull CMDTC and do a running test BUT the KOEO will not run!A m...
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L engine misfire VIN: 1FTRW12W74
truck came in missing badly, 2 cylinders no compression. customer elected rebuild. put new engine in and started, missing badly left bank all 4 cylinders. coils and injectors appear to be working. have swapped sides. compression showed 20 psi lower on left hea...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Long Crank VIN: 1FTSW21P35
We have a random long crank on this truck. Our ICP pressure goes to 600+ instantly when cranking, Our glow plug system is pulling the correct amount of amperage, fuel pressure is great. The truck runs and drives perfect, has lots of power. The only thing we ca...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21536
This truck surges hesitates and blinks the engine light under heavy load. Code P0301 and P0171. Replaced coil over plug and no change. Noted cam varys up to 57 degrees on bank2 but does not vary more than .5 degrees on bank #1. Oil control solenoid seems to b... Trouble codes: P0301
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2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L communication VIN: 1FAFP34N67
I have this 2007 ford focus cant communication with engine, transmmision, air bag...or abs. With K20 key .But can communication with K17 key. This snap-on scanner solus . Just got up dates 3 weeks ago , with new version 12.2 softwear. Same with 2000 mercury vi...
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2009 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Fuel ow warning VIN: 1FMEU63E79
The shop that had this vehicle before me replaced the fuel module (fuel sender and pump assembly) and all the tire pressure sensors. The problem is a warning in the Driver Information Center (DIC)comes on saying the fuel is low. The gauge reads correct and the...
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1997 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Solenoid B VIN: 1GKEL19W0V
Days after overhaul client can back complaining transmission stopped shifting and started like in third gear.Ckecked for codes,came up with P0758 that is Solenoid B.Changed both solenoids A and B and after a couple of day the same thing code P0758.Changed tran...
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2006 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GKFK16Z06
This truck has a misfire on no.1 and 8 cyls.. It misses on No. 1 all the time and No. 8 most of the time. This truck has no apparent vacuum leak with carb spray or smoke machine. Misfire starts right after truck is running and does not change with rpm or load.... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire)
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2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGFA16576
Hey guys I'm dying over here. I have a high idle and a weird fluctuation while driving. The high idle is constant at 1100rpm. If you blirp the gas the rpm comes down to 900 or so goes back up to 2000 and then settles back down at 1100. When driving if you let ... Trouble codes: P0507
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2007 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH28717
The vent valve was shorted. We replaced same and the canister. Both valves and the pressure sensor work when tested with scan tool and all hoses are clear. Code comes back on second road test. Any thoughts? Trouble codes: P2422 (Evap vent valve stuck closed)
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 4S2CK58W0W
thanks in advance.codes po300. po152 bank 2 sensor 1, po158 bank2 sensor 2. hook up scaner road tested found on scaner. 2, 4 ,6 cylider shows misfire.check vacuum leak none found.check timing belt found 2,4,6 cylinder cam off one teeth. correct and installed n...
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2003 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B43
Car towed in for restricted perfoemance sign on dash. Above codes found. The throttle works sometime. Checked the TPS sensor wires and found them to be gold connectors from factory. Do the Can system codes above come from a bad throttle or somewhere else in th... Trouble codes: 1642 (Can circuit malfunction), 1638 (Can Inst token message missing), 1637 (Can ABS/TCCM token message missing), 1643 (CanTCM token message missing)
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1J4G248S1Y
Started vehicle, starts and runs fine. After a few seconds odometer goes to zero then one by one other gauges go to zero. Pretty much all the lights come on. Yet it starts and runs good. Checked battery and alternator...both good. Code P1686 stored as a pendin...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58NXY
Vehicle was brought in by another shop that they had installed a used engine in and has misfires on #1 and #2 Cylinders. Went through my flow chart for the DTC's (P0351, and P0352) and according to the chart the computer has bad. Replaced the computer to no av... Trouble codes: P0351 (Coil Circuit 1), P0352 (Coil Circuit 2)
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4HR48N35
vehicle came in for check enine light on and had code p0308 replaced spark plugs & traded coil for #6 to#8 cylinders clear codes and no codes for aprox 2 days at a time only misfires bad enough to feel it miss and set a code when cold then runs fine after warm... Trouble codes: P0308
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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 6.1L Differential VIN: 1J8HR78328
Vehicle was at dealer for noise between 30-40mph. Dealer diagnosed with faulty transfer case. Vehicle came to us. We installed new Transfer Case from Jeep. We also serviced both differentials with Mopar Synthetic fluid and the mopar additive. The original prob...
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2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 3.8L SRS,lights, turn signals VIN: 1J4GA39169
Hey Jeep tech's, evenin. I have this one that sank to the bottom of the steering column in the local lake. I replaced the smoke fried TIPM, a TIPM connector and repaired a few ground wires to it. TIPM was NOT submerged. Replaced the SRS module,ignition sw, wip...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1BK323X5
I have this mazda that I replaced the engine with a fresh reman. When i I started the engine it stalled due to a vac line that I missed. After correcting the line when I tried to start it I got nothing . so using an otc scan tool I pulled codes from every syst... Trouble codes: U1900, U0100
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2006 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L Cooling Fan VIN: 4F2YZ02ZX6
After replacing the thermostat, we cross check the cooling system to ensure that the cooling fans cycle on and off automatically without the a.c. on. They fail to do so, temperature rises to 235 F and the fans do not turn on. The fans do turn on when the a.c. ...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.8 2.8L Ignition Switch VIN: WDBEA28E7P
Hello, and thanks for taking the time to read this. Here we have a 1993 MB, it's in relatively good shape. The owner parked it near her work 2 nights ago, with the wheel cranked to the right and the sunroof slightly open still. She had to "pull harder than nor...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L tail pipeemissions VIN: WDBHA28E8S
Hi Mercedes techs thanks for your help in advance. this is 95 C280 with gross polluter limits. fails at 15 mph with 1756ppm NOx and (GP)gross polluter at 25 mph 2363PPM NOx. we clean up the EGR system due to found system clogged replace front and rear HO2S, re...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L shifter VIN: 4JGABS4E9Y
purchased vehicle for wholesale purpose drove fine from auction to shop (45 miles )then 3 days later drove to detail shop after detail shop finished with truck we picked it up shifted into drive went about half a block and truck did not shift into second gear....
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T0X
Thank you for your time. this vehicle came to me after several attempts to cure multiple issues.Maf had been replaced and front o2 sensor.car ran no power found fuel pump weak .replaced pump car then ran very well .after 5mile drive mil came on with above code... Trouble codes: P0130, P1148
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1984 Nissan 720 2.4L Stall
i'm working on this 1984 nissan little pick up,the problem is that the engine dyes (stalls-out) everytime when i shift the transmission into reverse or drive,the costumer states that yesterday he drove it to work and everything was fine,but when he was ready t...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L shift VIN: JN1CA31D1Y
this car has code p0720 revolution sensor.had this problem before i overhauled it,wont shift at all sometimes after it gets hot or 45 minutes of driving.i did the test for this code with volt meter on tcm pin #29 on ac scale.readings are at stop in idler drive...
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2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Engine VIN: 1N6AA07A95
Have this 05 nissan titan 5.6 . Customer complains of smokes on start up after sits for a couple of hours, verified customer complaint. Checked engine oil was 3qts low, checked service records customer is not very good with regular oil changes. performed leak ...
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2002 Other GM workhorse 5.7L Poor Idle Quality
Thanks to all for your help. This truck came in for an oil change and we saw that the hydroboost was leaking. we changed the oil and also the boost unit. We started it up and the RPM`s were up around 2500 in park. Costumer said it does that sometimes. WE check...
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1990 Pontiac Grand Prix LE 3.1L Stall VIN: 1G2WJ54T5L
After this car gets hot it will stall and wont start until it gets cold again. I have checked the power and ground on the pink-black and black white on the module and its good. The module on this car has been replaced. I also replaced the crak sensor and made ...
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2007 Saturn Outlook XE 3.6L R.F.Turn signal VIN: 5GZEV13737
HI Having problem with this outlook have no power to rf turn signal have traced wirirng back to bcm where it gets it power from have checked circuit using voltage drop and for continuity circuit appears to be fine can power bulbs up from bcm with a power probe...
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L engine
k gentlemen , i have a toyota thats kicking my but , car came in with this rattle coming from the timing cover , i diagnosed it as timing chain stretched ???!!! so i quoted it and made the appointment to install . got it all back together and the vehicle start...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Surge VIN: 3VWSP69M32
The main issue I am having is Once you crank it up the EGR vac solenoid goes to 85% for several minutes then drops to 4% With it at 4% you put it in any gear but park and reverse it goes from 4% to 85 % runs bad and smokes at the 85% If I remove the vac hose a...
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDX7AJ6B
Hooked up scan tool and read code. Looked at scan data and found intake air temp to be -54 degrees f. Checked connection at intake air/map sensor and found terminals to be tight. Tested signal at intake temp sensor connector teminal 2 with key on and had 4.7v.... Trouble codes: P0113 (Intake air temp. Circuit high input)
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Engine VIN: WAULC68E64
This one if "fixed". Most of the vibration was cured by replacing the aftermarket new C/V axle. After removal we could see the inner joint was bad. It still has a small amount of vibration but not nearly as bad. Thanks for the help.
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L trunk lock VIN: WBAGG8344Y
Sorry guys, I thought I closed this one awhile ago... simple fix. replaced the trunk latch at the trunk.
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L drain hose VIN: WBAET374X4
I learned a new one, condensate hose.Ha, the drain hose for the AC exits the passenger compartment directly above the transmission offering no chance of exterior access.We will take the center console and dash out for access.If I find a shortcut in this proces...
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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L transfer case VIN: WBAVC93557
first off thanks for the quick replies gentleman. second off iatn is great, just the amount of knowledge that all of us have combined is a tool in it self! this veh. is fixed with the transfer case motor and a drain and refill of the tranfercase fluid. altho...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KD57Y82
THANKYOU FOR ALL THE HELP GUYS, THE FIX FOR THIS ONE WAS THE LR WSS HARNESS RUBBED THROUGH ON THE ABS PUMP BRACKET. INTERMITTENTLY IT WOULD SHORT TO GROUND THERE WHEN THE WIRES WOULD MOVE JUST RIGHT AND TOUCH IT. CUT OUT THE BAD SECTION AND SPLICED IN NEW WIRE...
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2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 1Y1SK5487Y
Thank you for all the help / ideas,I still have this vehicle in my posetion, it still has this intermitant loss of power,I have replaced a number of componets to no avail.we go back onto it as the work amount tapers off, I wish i did get a concrete repair. Tha... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2G1WX15K41
Thank you very much for all of the help!! The problem was the A/C Compressor. It should be able to regulate the low side pressure but this one couldn't even though it was almost new! Thanks for all the help!!
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L Starter VIN: 2G1WS55146
FIRST OF ALL, THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. CUSTOMER HAD SAID THAT THE AFTERMARKET RADIO WAS IN THE CAR WHEN HE BOUGHT THE CAR AND THAT IT STARTED OK. WE PULLED THE RADIO OUT AND FOUND THE SWITCHED POWER WIRE FOR THE RADIO WAS HOOKED TO THE BCM. CUT THE WIRE AN...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L engine VIN: 2D4GP44393
Removed the water pump an hour ago and found the impeller busted to pieces. this is the first time I ever seen this, I didn't know that they were made of plastic. thanks again for all the help. JOHN [...]
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fuel VIN: 1FTNW21F33
thanks for all the help from all of you.a old man once told me to never trust a fuel gage, i think i will start charging customers for cars and trucks that run out of fuel when i work on them.all the help in the world cant help a empty fuel tank that still sho...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L 1st gear VIN: 1GTHK23113
Thanks to all your replies. It was in the drive line. We replaced 3 joints and center support still had problem. Took back drive shaft loose on rear shaft rotated it 90 degrees and this repaired the shutter? When we removed to replace joints we made sure to in...
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0L Engine VIN: 1GTHK29U66
Well heres the long and short of it: Owner agreed to worst case price of longblock. pulled motor and tore it down to find issue and see if cost was less to fix. found the lobe on the cam worn down a little and a pitted roller for the #2 cylinder. after making ...
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2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic SL 6.6L Driver Door Module
Turns out there was a problem with the database on the Tis to Web website. Tech support called my friend back to say it was a website problem that had been rectified. He went back in and was able to program the switch with no problem. Thanks to all who took t...
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2006 Hummer H3 3.5L Battery Drain VIN: 5GTDN13646
Thanks again for the help. It ended up being a bad ignition switch found pin 4 of the switch to be hot with the key off keeping the bcm alive.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE (Car) 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA32E7P
My only choice was to try used modules an ignition mopdule with the right number worked.
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W7T
As most of you suggested replacing the converter has fixed this vehicle . the car has reset all the monitors have reset and the car now has current tags . thanks again to all who replied . Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst efficiency below limit b1).
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1992 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L Hesitation, low to no power VIN: JA3XC57B9N
Thank you all for the replies, they were all helpful but Angel hit it on the head. The transmission was in limp mode and needs a replacement but the customer declined that repair so this one will go to the scrap heap. I feel stupid because it was obviouse as s...
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2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 3N1BB51D01
This one went to the back of the lot again but I finally got another shot at it and I am very happy to report that it is fixed. Thanks for all the help guys. I pulled the pump and examined it and the tank, no issues there. I confirmed the fuel pressure at the ...
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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L Immobilizer Key/Ignition VIN: 1N4AL21E38
Thanks to all who replied...We have been unable to get a hold of the customer to perform further tests on the vehicle. In any case we would have been referring the customer to return to the dealer for further diagnostic as it seems like that would have been be...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L misc body VIN: 2G2WP52204
While fumbling around with the BCM suddenly everything powered up and communication was established. Upon further inspection wiggling the wire harness right at C1 on the BCM would cause intermitent loss of communication. Took a real good look at the wiring aga...
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2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Outlet temp VIN: 4S4BP67C25
Thanks for all the help guys. Got this one fixed. I put an expansion valve in the car and the temp got lower but still not low enough. The valve was very noisy and the low side was now pulling into a vacuum. I removed all the lines and the condenser. I fou...
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1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LS56DXX
thanks too all you techs that respond to the post,the problem has yet too be fixed, we do believe now after process of elimination that checking with scan tool and scope all fuel and electronics twice and finding nothing wrong (also changing parts that were ma...
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2008 Volvo V70 3.2 3.2L Accessories
Ok, finally completed the fix yesterday. The problem was indeed in the driver information module. I was able to make it come and go by flexing the circuit board that the display plugs into. I narrowed it down to a rectangular chip and resoldered all four pin...
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