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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L cylinder head VIN: WAUDG74FX5
Hi there first time posting here so sorry for mistakes.I am working on a 2005 Audi A6 with a 3,2 engine code BKH.Bank 1 chain tensioner broke and it hit valves on that bank only.Now this is a high mileage vehicle and trying to fix it within resonable price and...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAGF6327S
Vehicle towed in . customer states battery went dead and after he recharged it the car wouldnt start. he replaced the battery. when i check for codes i have no communication with the dme.check fuses 22 24 in the ebox. no crank and no start. have done lots of r...
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1995 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4USCC7321S
Hi guys this thing is driving me nuts, origionaly came in for a no start found coil pack number 4 expanded and cracked. replaced coil pack still no fire on 4. Pulled the plugs and wires found fouled and replaced them as well. At this time car runs on 3 cylinde...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV53453
Hi iatn memebers! Thanks in advance for any input. Im sure it will help. The costumer drove the car in with transmission shifting problem we fixed that, found a bunch of lose wires and connectors, but the car still have no power when HOT and if you turn it off...
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2005 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L warning lamp VIN: WBABT52050
Hi Guys Got an issue with this BMW. Replaced the window reg in the drivers door, followed instructions with no problems. Reassembled ,reset clock and window relearn and all works fine. Found the Air Bag light staying on scan the car with 2 Scan tools and both...
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1992 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L no start VIN: 1G4CU5313N
Hi everyone, this is my first question, as I am new to this great site! 1992 buick Park Avenue Ultra. Customer came in with a no start. checked all the basics and realized that there is no power to fuse #1 at the underdash fuse box.the fuse and all other fuses...
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1970 Cadillac DeVille 7.7L mode switching VIN: L026984533
Help vintage Cadillac techs!! This Deville will not switch modes- defrost / vent / floor ECT. We did a visual inspection of all vacuum lines and components for obvious issues and per some vintage climate control guy's recommendation had the power servo rebuilt...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Heater controls VIN: 1G6KD54Y63
This is to Juan in CA who specializes in Cadillac (or anyone with knowledge of this problem). I have an '03 De Ville that I need help aligning cam gears for the defrost/vent/heat door. This is the first one I've tried where replacing the actuator motor is requ...
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1988 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L Right Rear Brake VIN: 1GNCS18Z6J
I can't believe i'm asking for help on what should be a very simple system but i'm baffled by this one. Cust came in with this 2WD Non ABS S10 Blazer wanted us to replace leaking axle seal and shoes(left side),we found it needed wheel cylinders and drums were ...
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2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1Y1SK5288Y
This vehicle starts and idles great however, it falls flat on its' face when accelerating. The fuel pressure holds at 47lbs always,there are no codes but the engine vacuum drops to 0. I disconnected the exhaust to eliminate a plugged converter and had the same...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Oil level light VIN: 1G1ND52J62
vehicle came in with the complaint of intermittent "oil level" light on. mostly on cold start up. owner had not changed oil in quite a while so they had the oil changed. the problem continued. oil level is full. when i got the car the engine was warm and i cou...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Starting (Ignition) VIN: 1GNDT13S03
This vehicle came in with a reduce power and no acceleration and a no start at times , we have checked all ground wires and all fuses. Any help will be appreciated.
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCHK29D36
The customer drove the vehicle to the shop. Excessive grey smoke from tail pipe, no throttle response and vehicle would only go 5 miles per hour. After the customer turned the vehicle off the engine would only fire and shut itself back off. Pushed the vehicle ...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2C4GP44361
Original problem was stumbles and stalling when accelerating from a stop. Note: original problem did not set any codes. I did not find excessive exhaust pressure [below 1.5lb at 2500rpm]and drivability was good when at cruise, But still do not have precise pr... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple missfires)
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2004 Chrysler Sebring Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AG52H14
Replaced engine with a 3.0l out of a 2001 mitsubishi. swapped the crank sensor and distributor. even installed a new distributor. and the p0335/p0340 comes right back on. Any ideas? Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HC16X8Y
towed in no start. good saprk and fuel pressure. Injectors not clicking. Ecm has code 1389but battery volts are present @ "C"connector on ECM when asd relay is energized with scanner or while cranking. All power and grounds to ECM are OK. ECM replaced with a f... Trouble codes: P1389
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Relays VIN: 2B3HD46R41
Vehicle towed in for no start. Customer parked car at work and when they went to leave car would not turn over. Found no power going to the starter. Jumped out relay and car spins over but won't start. Checked spark, ok. Unable to put a noid light on injectors...
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L dash illumination VIN: WD2PD74484
Here's a thorny one. The dash illumination on this van works if you turn on the headlights and have the ignition switch in the "on" but not "running" position, as soon as you start the vehicle, the dash lights go out. Since I have no access to repair info on t...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 6.7L hater hose VIN: 3D7ML48A27
6.7l cummins customer has concern with blown heater hose replaces hose and blows again within a few days coolant smells heavily of combustion suspect either a warped or cracked cylinder head especially due to mileage and 100hp performance tuner added to vehicl...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP36382
This Focus was towed inn to my shop as a start only at half throttle.It will not start or run any other way. Customer states he had a friend replace a valve cover gasket the day before this happened.I can't keep it running to get live data but cam and crank se...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start
Cranks,No start,no spark.Maybe PCM? No codes in PATS system.See related repair history.Owner neglected bat light on occasionly,when on it was charging too much.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTNW20P94
Came in for egr and oil cooler, replaced both coolers also found icp leaking and ipr screen was broke replaced both, flushed cooling system, changed oil and filter, motorcraft filter. Started truck ran fine, after about 20 min of run time, oil guage went to ze...
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2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52255
This vehicle turned into a nightmare. Vehicle was bought used, came in with check engine light on with rev limiter code, cam crank sensor code P1336, &P340 cam position sensor & what sounded like valve train noise. Now the fun began when trying to see where to... Trouble codes: P0340, P1336
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Lack of power /noise VIN: 1FTSX21597
Truck came in with codes p0012/p0022/p0305/complaint was it lacks power and theres a rattle or a ticking only when you are rolling in gear and about half way down on the gas peddal as soon as you tak your foot off the gas the noise is gone/wont do it if your n...
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2010 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 5.3L Trailer Module VIN: 1GTSCTE04A
We have code b3894. When through aldata pinpoint test and replaced trialer module/fuel pump module. Did not fix. Then tried brake light switch, no luck. The scanner shows brake signal on at 90psi. The brake lights come on with very light pressure on pedal. As ...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Misfire VIN: JHMCG5647X
This vehicle is very intermittant it occurs only on rare occasions missing and running rough to the point that it feels like a defective fuel pump or a restricted convertor because it loses power and surges heavily, i have replaced the wires,cap,rotor,plugs,iv... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302
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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1849X
I have this cr-v thats being a night mare. I have a p1457 code. Yes i have read all the tsb's and they dont apply. I started with a smoke test and found a hole in tank. Replaced gas tank resmoked tested system found no leaks. 2 days later its back with just th... Trouble codes: P1457, P0420
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CK58W1Y
the vehicle came in with a check engine light customer said had reduced power light on once in last 3 months did throttle sweep seems to be ok maf, map,o2, fuel trim, timing all ok, car runs fine know but has the intermittent reduced power Trouble codes: P1125, P1295, P1515, P0401, P0446
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L relearn VIN: 1HGCM66513
After replacing srs module and alternator since it was overcharging as per tsb, customer reported tcs light came on two occasions on initial start up. The following day everything on the dash lit up and finally went out. She brought it back to me to make sur...
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2007 Hummer H3 3.7L Transfer Case VIN: 5GTDN13E67
1st time to Shop, Transfer Case BW NR4 would not engage in any range, 4WD LOW Range would flash, revert to 4AUTO or no light in any position with message display "SERVICE 4WD" on. Determined case motor decoder defective, replaced, and all ranges worked well fo...
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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSH13E88
After replacing the senders in the gas tank, i filled the gas up and noticed the gas gauge only goes to the half way mark. During my drive back, the check engine light came on and code P2068 appeared. I searched all data and the code is a fault for sender "B" ... Trouble codes: P2068
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2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: SAJWA51C35
Engine Temperture to Low-- Vehicle runs at 1/4 on the temp gauge. I have verified gauge, ECT, and infrared thermometer all agree its really running at 150F. I can get the vehicle to run at normal operating temperture (185-200F)if i leave it idle for extended p...
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Loss of power VIN: SAJWA01T65
This Jag needs a throttle body, that we know (Code P2135- throttle control, loss of power. So common that dealerships stock this expensive part). The problem is conflicting information from both independent sources and dealerships concerning coding. Some say p...
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1984 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1JCCF87E3E
hello all, have a problem with computer system on this jeep. is failing emissions test in CA. the computer is not controlling the stepper motor under any conditions. have installed a break out box and have tested all pins to ecu. all powers and grounds are goo...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L Driveline VIN: 1J4GZ88Z0W
This vehicle came to us with the complaint of a severe vibration starting at 60mph, worse at 65mph and diminishing at 70mph. Vehicle was purchased out of state. Initial inspection revealed that the tires were the wrong size and load range E. Replaced with a P-...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L Fuse #6 VIN: 1J8GW68J53
2003 Jeep blows 30Amp Cube type fuse for the ASD Relay. This fuse is the power supply for the switch side of the ASD Relay. It then feeds the 8 coils, and the two coil capacitors. It also branches off and feeds Fuse 26(15Amp) for the 8 fuel injectors, and Fuse...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L rear differential VIN: 1J8GS48K25
This 2005 jeep grand cherokee laredo has a severe whine noise coming from the rear differential, both the carrier bearing were pitted so they were replaced, now i have a noise that i can not pinpoint, it comes and goes as you hit the gas and let off of it -- s...
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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 3.0L security VIN: 1J8HR58M97
customers complaint is alarm goes off and battery goes dead.CHECKED FOR CODES FOUND B210D (BATTERY VOLTAGE LOW). CHECKED POWER AT MODUAL AND BOTH PINS HAD POWER. WHILE IT HAS BEEN HERE I HAVE SEEN THE LIGHT FLASH AND THE HORN GOES OFF BUT THE HORN STAYS ON CON...
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Electronic VIN: KNADC12535
Just got this car in. Vehicle is in fail safe (3rd gear). Speedometer inop as well as trans range indicator in cluster. I found the key on 12v to the tcm was low (1.6v). I dug through the harness for a while and couldnt find out where the bad spot was. I jumpe...
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L abs module VIN: 2T2GA31U84
hi all,hoping for some help here. this lexus has a brake warning indicator on in cluster and intermitent abs activation. the abs activation is not a steady abs application but rather a slight drop in pedal height and a noise of solenoid activation but no shudd...
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2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T2HK31U87
Lexus specialist or to anybody that have run in to this code on a Lexus need help. I have this trouble for quite sometimes now and don't really want to just replace parts but the customer is always on the run so I don't really have a chance to do a proper way ... Trouble codes: P2401 (Evaporative emission leak detection pump stuck off), P2402 (Evaporative emission leak detection pump stuck on), P2419 (Evaporative emission pressure switching valve stuck on), P043F
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2005 Lincoln LS Luxury 3.0L electric throttle VIN: 1LNHM86S15
when driving the wrench light comes on and limits rpm no check engine light comes on but codes p2107 and p2110 are in codes you shut off car and restart run fine till wrench light comes on and limits rpm
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2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Turn Signal VIN: 1YVHP84C56
Left turn signal works fine. When switching to right turn signal flashers will activate. All bulbs were checked and replaced with correct bulbs. Disconnected turn signal switch and probed with test light problem still occurs. Eliminates switch. Schematic shows...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Valve Train VIN: WDBFA68F9X
Brought to shop for a noise complaint in engine area only when started cold. Can actually get noise to happen even if vehicle is warm. Sounds like valve train noise and only heard on passenger side. Noise increases with engine speed and almost diminishes when ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Bas, Esc VIN: WDBRF64J32
I would appreciate any help from the Mercedes techs. I have a 2002 C320 with DTC's C1201 and C1330. The brake booster was replaced with a new one (not at our shop) but the codes still came back. The problem I'm running in to is that I have no diagnostic inform...
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2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 4M2ZU86P4Y
After warm up car hesitates for a couple seconds on acceleration.Usually after sitting at a light for 15-30 seconds.I have done almost everything to this because I have no codes present. Fuel trims ok, Just put in new plugs,wires,egr,cam sensor & syncronizer. ...
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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L heater core VIN: 4M2ZU86K93
vehile does not over heat,full.flush heater core temp of hose on intake side is 145 one on water pump water value 115-100. one pipe burn you other cool to touch. temp probe to get reading. thank you help
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN1CA21D4X
no dtc through global but service light on. went through the engine controller came up with 77 and 5a. only customer complaint was occasional jerking will driving like a miss.
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2007 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Engine lack of power, smoke from tail pipi VIN: 1N6AA07A87
Code Present P0011 Intake Valve timing control bank 1 P0021 Intake Valve timing control bank 2 P0420 Two way catalyst system bank 1 P0603 Description unavailuable P1564 Automatic speed control device switch I am not formiliar with these codes, If anyone exper...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L engine VIN: 1G2NW52M6T
We have a Pontiac Grand Am GT with the 3.1L engine and 187,000 miles on it in the shop. We have worked on this car off and on for the last year and half, but, no engine service or maintenance performed by us. Vehicle came in for us to perform an induction serv...
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1979 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hard cold start
Hello, have a 79 911sc here that has a hard cold start problem. Once you get it started and it has been at idle for a minute or two it runs perfectly!! The cold start valve and thermoswitch were replaced(power to both). So here is how I tested fuel pressure. I...
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2004 Saturn Vue Red Line 3.5L transmission VIN: 5GZCZ63444
Hi all, I am preparing to pull the transmission in this Saturn Vue with the Honda powertrain and was wondering if anyone else has pulled one of these before. The procedure on Mitchell is to take the engine and trans. out together and I didn't know if there wa...
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1998 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BD4351W
We work on a LOT of Subarus here, but this one has us stumped. Customer states that she went away for Thanksgiving, came home to a no start car. Came in on the hook, cranks, tries to run, then stops. Fuel filter quite dirty, so we started there. Have spark, in...
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2000 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1F1GF485XV
hello all 2000 outback p1133 retrived during scan test cked oper of sensor has 12v on red wire and when backprobing sensor when car is running processor is sending ground signel when checking o2 sensor shows 1.5 ohms across sensor connector on sensor replaced ... Trouble codes: P1133
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2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L Evap not ready VIN: JTDBT12321
I replaced evap canister, which includes evap vent close valve after finding it had some seapage. Checked evap purge valve. Seems to be operatoring properly. Pressure sensor reading what it should be according to Alldata. I'm now having a problem getting it re... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap Malfunction)
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWDC21V62
thanks in advance for the help car came in on hook no start tested coil and replaced with aftermarket it lasted 1 day next replaced with oe coil lasted 2 weeks another new oe coil fired right iam not real good on vw any help on what i should look for or test w...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L Timing&Aligning Cams & Crank VIN: YV1LW61J9Y
I would like some pictures.i made a tool to align the cams but not sure of the crank shaft & vvt intake cam
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L windshield wipers VIN: YV1TS94D6Y
Windshield wipers work whenever they feel like it, they don't stop in the parked position, no pattern to the problem, low washer fluid level light on at the same time, even though the bottle is full Checked CEM for codes, 8F2D, 8F22 & 8F2E Checked the batter...
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L Unknown VIN: YV1SZ59H94
Replace front struts with sachs struts,(old ones leaking) upper spring seats(worn), Nordic lowers control arms(bad bushings), front calipers (one was hannging up), hoses(cracked), pads and rotors. now under acell. front end lifts and pulls hard to the right le...
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2006 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L stability cintrol VIN: 3GYEK62N06
Thanks to David from NY we did a second inspection on this vehicle and found a mutt tire. Vehicle has 3 Goodyear and one off brand with alot of wear on it. I feel sure I can tell the customer that this is the cause of their problem. Thank you for the replies.
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L cylinder
We have decided to put a decent set of tires on the front of this truck and put an honest test drive to determine further issues. I will re-open with any concerns that we may have based on further in depth diagnosis based on these many help recommendations.
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2001 Chevrolet Tracker ZR2 2.5L engine VIN: 2CNBJ73411
The timing ended up being a breeze thanks for the reassurance
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WT58K76
thanks for all of your help. vehicle just returned and we replaced the upstream o2 sensor with a oem sensor. vehicle then set all readiness monitors in 20 miles . performed emissions test and customer is happy. thanks for everyones help! Trouble codes: P1174.
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1AM58BX6
I just want to thank everyone who replied to my help request. All the things that were recommended by my fellow techs had been tried before i posted my request. The only thing that fixed it was a complete reprogram of the pcm. The pcm software was corrupted ca...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Radio VIN: 2GCEK13398
Almost 3 weeks now after battery replacement and still no more problems...I realy hope this is it. Thanks for all the help
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L trans case
picked it up when we finally had time to look at it. right front axle was collapsed at the inner joint and had popped of the splined shaft coming out of diff...$106 later for a new shaft and all good...thanks for the help..i kinda jumped the gun here
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Starting VIN: 1FTHE24H5T
Thanks for all replies, Found Rear o2 sensor shorted to cross member. This is the third time I have found a shorted wire at o2 sensors...next time I will try to remember this!
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP44451
replace coolant temp sensor , read low coolant temp at a higher abient temp. cleaned maf sensor ,idles good ...
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1996 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L Temp gauge
I unplugged and cleaned those connectors the one guy (sorry I can't remeber your name) mentioned and it's been fine the customer said. Thanks everyone for there help.
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2002 Honda Civic HX 1.7L guage, rough running VIN: 1HGEM21742
I would like to thank everyone who replied to my request. After talking to my boss who told me nothing & left a copy of the customers invoice with the description of what took place the customer just wanted to bring it to our attention so it wouldn't happen & ...
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2003 Honda Element DX 2.4L unknown VIN: JTD1348953
Thanks for all who replied. I took a closer look at the stabilizer bar since we replaced the bushings and links a few months back. Apparently the nuts where the link attaches to the bar were not tight enough. You could not feel any looseness but when the vehic...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L mode door VIN: 1HGCM56653
After removing the blend door motor and testing at the connector itself without the motor installed. I would see voltage on one of two wires as I changed modes. Told me control head most likely functioning. Replaced motor and worked fine.
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KMHDN46D24
Well, here goes!! I don't have an explanation WHY this occurred, but the vehicle is fixed. I decided to remove the head expecting to see bent valves, but all the valves were fine. The exhaust valves physically cannot be pushed down far enough below the head su...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L blower speed VIN: KM8SC73E75
Thanks for the quick response. I replaced the blower resistor. Standard had it and it was very comparable in price to the dealer one.
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2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L Ignition switch VIN: 5NPEU46F37
Sorry for the late close. Forgot about this after I fixed it. The problem was in the lock cylinder. With a new lock cylinder in place the car has a nicer key action than it has had in years. I took apart both the new and old cylinders to put the tabs out o...
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2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCV51F45
replaced bank 1 camshaft poition sensor and problem was fixed. thanks to all responders. Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor problem).
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2006 Lexus RX400h 3.3L Battery/Starter VIN: JTJHW31U96
Vehicle has been ok since battery replacement. Customer has been informed of potential drain when sitting idle with accessories on. Thanks for all the help!
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2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L Valve Train VIN: JM1TA2221Y
Sorry, no answer here, customer is driving it as is, we put in Mystery Oil, and it's better, but they aren't going to spend any more $$$. Bill@ Fred's
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L headlights VIN: WDBJF82H9X
hey guys car finally came back,we had switched the battery and ignition feed on the headlight switch module to temporarily keep lights from staying on.dave from california hit it on the head. i might say without a lot of information ,i guess he had a lot of tu...
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2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L engine hesitation VIN: 4M2ZU86P4Y
Fuel trims within specs. unplug mass airflow & sysmptom goes away.(bypass mode) Happens when vehicle is warm, will open a new request.
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L high beams, hi speed wipers VIN: 4A3AA46G71
Found the problem in what Mitibushi calls: switch, steering column part# [...]. There is an ecu in this part that was defective. The aftermarket supplies the headlight switch or windshield wiper switch--the problem is that these are just the swithes- they ...
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2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, long crank VIN: 1N4AL11E63
Thanks to all who replied. The customer ended up seeking another opinion. I had good cmp and ckp signal and code was still coming back. The car ran and drove somewhat okay so it has me confused but oh well. Can't fix em all. Trouble codes: P0335.
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L valve timing VIN: 5N1BV28U64
Thanks for the help. I found that the timing chain tensioner guide was broken. I replaced the chain, guide, and tensioner like most of you said. Vehicle is fixed and quiet. Thanks again.
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2008 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5Y2SL65828
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP GUYS! THE VEHICLE HOWEVER HAS NOT ACTED UP AGAIN FOR US, SO NOT MUCH LEARNED TO PASS ALONG. BUT AGAIN THANK YOU FOR YOUR ADVICE. Trouble codes: P0121 (Throttle position sense switch a performance), P2111 (Throttle Actuator Control TAC Throttle Valve-Stuck Open).
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2003 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L no start VIN: WP0CA29823
sorry for long delay,customer decided not to continue with diagnosis,and the vehicle was traded in,last weekd vehicle was picked up.the vehicle was not fixed by me,it was taken to porsche dealer ship and a key was made for it,anti theft module was replaced,eng...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Brakes VIN: JT3HN87R2Y
Sorry for the long wait. Had to wait for the customer to have time to bring the truck back in. Changed right front caliper and all problems seem to be gone.
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Heat VIN: JTDKB20U95
Thank you all for the repies.Customer has already picked up vehicle.The period of time that it cools off is very short and when it comes back(30 sec) it will blow you out of the car.I double checked for ANY leaks and none were found.Before it left I also did t...
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L headlights VIN: YV1SZ59H24
I intend to try to recalibrate the position sensor via the suspension module when i see this car again. We have been having trouble trying to coordinate a reschedule. I recall stumbling on this procedure with the Launch tool when I had this car in last and doi...
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Mechanical VIN: YV1CZ59265
Hello everyone and thank you for the replies,this vehicle is still setting ECM 120D air mass single too low and ECM 121B flow too low,setting light on second road trip cycle,re-smoked intake under low pressure and found a small leak on left lower side of inte...
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