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1997 Audi A6 2.8L Crank No Start VIN: WAUGC84AVN
We have found that there is no ground through the computer drivers for the injectors, there is a crank sensor signal but we cannot find acceptable values so don't know if the crank sensor is in fact OK. Cam sensor tests OK, there is no current input to the har...
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1987 BMW 635CSi 3.5L Stall VIN: WBAEC84OIH
this vehical will intermittenly stall at idle. or when starting to accelerate will cut out for about half a second, if at idle, this half second cut out will cause the car to die, but when accelerating it drops out and then back in, at times it will due this f...
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1995 BMW 740iL 4.0L engine VIN: WBAGJ6325S
i just recieved a bmw 740i in the shop and found exsesive crank case pressure. i have replace the valve on other 740i do to the pcv being bad and pulling to much crank case but this is diffrent. with the car running and i try to remove the oil cap and alot of ...
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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L drive clutches VIN: WBAGF8320V
I guess I'm just wanting to confirm in my mind that this BMW transmission has reached its "lifetime". The customer brought it in this morning complaining it sometimes wouldn't accelerate. I tried to test drive. It backed out of the driveway (downhill) and then...
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6L 4th gear VIN: 1G6ET1296R
Hi Everyone, I don't do much transmission work and I have never had one of these apart before. The car runs great in 3rd but if it is shifted into 4th it goes into emergency mode within a block or two and won't shift above 2nd. When that happens code PO94 sets...
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1991 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Surge, Stall, CODE 45 IN MEMORY VIN: 1G1JC54G7M
I hate to admit defeat at the hands of a Cavalier... Story begins one month ago...Car originally came in for a complaint of intermittent dying while going down the road. Could not duplicate concern so Tech that use to work here requested ICM & Crank Sensor on ... Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust)
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Mechanical VIN: 2G1WL54T1N
Hi guys! I have this vehicle that has spark, injection pulse, fuel pressure, compression about 100-110 but won't start. My question is this: Is there any way of checking the play in the timing chain without pulling the front cover off? I'd really like to be s...
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1992 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GBHC34K5N
This truck came in with an intermitten no start hot. It has spark, injector pulse width, and fuel pump. I can shoot some carb cleaner down throttle body then it will start. Doesnt look like the injectors are giving up any fuel when this wont start,just a few s...
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1993 Chevrolet C3500 Silverado 6.5L Mechanical VIN: 1GCGC33F0P
Good morning everyone. Hope you had a great weekend. Our client has just returned home from Florida (we're in Ontario Canada). When he arrived home, his got his truck and trailer stuck in mud, couldn't get out (tried several times) and ended up having it towed...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GNCS13W6P
hi, truck came in after other shop could not fix it. it is acting like it is running out of gas, and surges only at part throttle, when you press more gas it corrects and goes fine. will do it in park reving it sometimes and it will surge up and down at about ...
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1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Starting VIN: 1G1YY22P9R
We installed a heater core in this car. When we start it the car will run 3-5 seconds and shut down. It always restarts and always shuts down in 3-5 seconds. Any help would be appreciated.
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L transmission VIN: 2G39S5WK6F
we installed a new rebuilt transmission and it shifts at aprox.2,00-3,000 rps the transmission is electronic so there is no shift cable to adjust the truck has always had a poor shift point the throttle position sensor was at .47 volts non adjusted but we ...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 13C5453S9W
This truck came in with all kinds of problems like a broken egr vent solenoid ,doubled up plenum gasket which leaked boost,very dirty maf which I cleaned thoroughly ,no vacum at all so I put a new pump plus all the parts I previously mentioned this truck hesit...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG29T03
Hello and thanks in advance. Got one here that I could really use some help with. Van came into shop with check engine light on. Found code 300 (random miss) and 753(tranny shift solonoid). Note #2 and #6 cylinders were showing miss-fires on snap-on scanner. S... Trouble codes: 300 (random miss), 753 (tranny solonoid)
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Stall
This car will die like you turn the key off, it will sometimes do it many times in a row and then will set and run for several minuites. Just got done looking at it and it idled for 15 minuites with out a problem, just prior to that it would idle for maybe 30 ...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z8R
Well. i've got one kicking my butt. I've got an intermittent misfire that feels like it develops into multiple misfires at times. Vehicle was dropped off with the complaint that after driving approx 40 mi the vehicle ran so bad that the owner didn't feel he wa...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R4Y
have a problem with this intrepid. left bank (driver's side) constantly runs rich. upstream and downstream o2's reading high voltage (.82 and 1.0 respectively). intermittantly lose cam crank sync, tps voltage, o2 voltage. will read zero on scanner. go to memor...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Brake Pressure VIN: 3B7KF23781
This is a 4x4 turbo diesel. Everything on the front end is new. On test drive the brakes worked fine, but on occasion the pedal kicks back toward you. When this happens it is hard to stop. It is like all of the power brake is gone at that point. It is strange ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L abs VIN: 1B7KS23W91
Hi, thanks for any help.. this is the 3rd time this truck has been in here for a brake pulsate..it is actually the ABS pump kicking on, because you can hear it, then it goes off and is normal for awhile. every time it has come in here it doesnt do it. there ar...
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1995 Ford Escort 1.9L Starting VIN: J6SW332725
This car was built in canada.Mitchell doesn't have wireing diag. for it.I am looking for wireing diag. for starting system.If anyone can help i can be reached by e-mail [...]
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L ABS, Traction Control VIN: 2FMZA5143W
Hi Ford Technicians... This vehicle has multiple LF ABS Codes... I got a C1155 (LF speed sensor Imput) and a C1158 (LF Speed sensor coherency) and a C1141 (LF Tone Ring tooth missing) Also a U1608 (see service manual) Well so far I cleared these codes and did ...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Fuel gauge VIN: 1FTPF17M91
Hey folks, I really need help with this one, it's a factory built dedicated natural gas truck that has a strange fuel guage problem. What I've found so far is that the fuel level signal which is controled by the natural gas pcm which piggy backs onto the nor...
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L calipers / rotors VIN: 1FTRE14281
I feel like a parts changer with this van . The front pads wear out within 4,000 miles . I know these vehicles are not noted for their long brake life , but this is rediculious . I have changed the calipers , hoses , rotors and pads and can't seem to catch any...
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L door locks, radio, dome light, turn signals, hazar
hey guys got another one here, this focus is giving me a headache, the vech came with the radio, turn signals, doem light, working intermittently, repalced the ignition sw and same thing. Hooked up scanner and have no communication with the body controller. no...
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1997 Geo Tracker 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ186XV
I have a 1997 GEO Tracker from Hell. It constantly and continuously sets the code P0400 EGR flow malfunction I even tee'd my vac. gauge into the MAP sensor and hooked my test light into the EGR bypass solenoid circuit so I could see when the monitor would run ... Trouble codes: P0400
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1991 GMC C1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L delayed & harsh 1-2, 2-3 Shift VIN: 1GTDC14K1M
My Dad's truck, towed a boat 40 miles & afterward 1-2 & 2-3 shifts were delayed & harsh. I suspect a problem with the governor circuit (screen in valve body). I've adjusted the TV cable both directions & no change in delayed shift. Any suggestions would be app...
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1998 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GTHG35R9W
This vans runs poor after 30mph,scan vcm no codes.Speed signal reads 100mph then injectors shut off.idles great and revs up in park fine.Also speedometer and odometer are inoperative.I check archives but didn't see anything.Any help would be great.
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L ac clutch VIN: 1GTEC14V9X
The ac clutch makes a loud screeching noise like excessive slipping when engaging at any rpm above idle, it had the same problem a year ago, at that time we replaced the clutch and coil (oem) and the noise went away. It came back with the same complaint last w...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Electronic VIN: JHMCB7652M
help!!! we received this car with THE PROBLEM THAT IT'S always starting in high gear unless you manual shift it. we pulled the codes and it had 4 and 8. we replaced the speed sensor. no change. we then replaced the trans control unit and still no change. we ha...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1640W
This is the third time vehicle comes with a variation of all codes mentioned. The freeze data tells me that the codes come when the engine is cold (around 70 dg F)and the vehicle is driving at low speed. I try to reproduce the driving conditions to triger the ... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L hard start cold VIN: KMHJF25F2X
the car came in with anti freeze leak we replace the radator then we was told the use car dealer replace head gasket. now the water pump is leaking so we are going replace it. but are promblem is when motor is cold it hard to start it will flood the motor with...
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2002 Kia Rio 1.5L Mechanical VIN: KNADC12332
Perhaps just some general info. We got this Kia in, the customer stated the timing belt broke and the spark plugs were damaged. We confirmed that and pulled the cyl head. Get this, all eight exhaust valve heads were broken off and there are holes in all four p...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SALJY1243W
Customer's vehicle is new to our shop. Vehicle was towed in. Customer complained that vehicle "just died in his drive way and would not restart." No previous problems known. We test fuel pressure and there was none. We replaced fuel pump and fuel pump relay. V...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Air Bag VIN: JM1TA22811
Vehicle came in complaining of flashing air bag light intermittently. Finally reproduced problem and found flashing code 26-Driver's air bag circuit. Went through all the procedures, says to replace module. Retested 4 times to be sure. All circuits ok. Replace...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBEA26D5K
failed emission test after repairs for nox tooooo high.car had rough idle ,replace air duct rubber plate under fuel distributor.car runs great now hc and co readings ok nox way too high. do you think it is the converter, this car does not appear to have an egr...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L starter VIN: WDBJF70H5X
Hey fellow gurus, I've got this benz that came in with an intermitent starter engagement problem.The starter activates momentarily and then cuts back out and the tachometer jumps up sometimes over 2000 rpm. The eis module had a trouble code b1021 and I can't f...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E5Y
vehicle came in for a misfire. had all codes listed. erased and test drove #6 came back. the longer driven the more came back. now #6 will reset in the stall. I noticed that after it misfires for a few seconds, the injector shuts off. I tried it on another cyl... Trouble codes: P0306, P0305, P0304, P0300
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1990 Mercury Cougar LS 3.8L Instrument panel VIN: 1MEPMO49LH
Hello All,Customer just brought this to me at closing today,so i havent any time too fully check this car out.This car has the digital display for the gauges,tachometer,and speedometer.Customer said that he was driving home and the cluster went out,along with ...
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L wiper/washers VIN: 1MEML5OU6T
Customer states that one or more times a day, when he starts the car, the wipers and washers go through a cycle, and then turn off. I was not able to varify the complaint during the short time that I received the car today, before I left for the day. I was hop...
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L abs-srs lamp VIN: JA3AM54J6S
Need some help on this one. Car has intermittant abs lamp and srs lamp.scan with launch scanner.reads engine data,srs data no codes wont comunicate with abs. This has a 16 pin cable and 12 pin, built into same cable on the launch scanner . Is there a separate ...
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1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start VIN: HLS3046127
Hello All: Feeling stupid!! Customer complaint: Car will not start when driven 10 miles or more, then left for a 10-15 minute HOT SOAK!!! Has been slowly getting worse for 2 months I drove car with fuel gauge connected & infra-red temp gun in hand...Verified...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1CA31D9Y
This car falls flat on it's face when you step on the gas hot or cold, but worse when cold. The O2 sensors read 0.00. After some testing and talking to Identifix I decided that a new MAF sensor is the cause of the problem. The biggest clue was that the calibra...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G2NW55MOR
car starts and runs fine. never acts up going down road.idles fine at first then the longer you let it idle the rpms will start falling off then it may raise a little then fall off till it gets to the point when it dies.it always restarts and drives fine but i...
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Ignition VIN: 1G2JB5246T
Customer complaint was stalling at stop signs or coming to a stop car would stall.Recently AUTOZONE scanned for SES light and sold them a MAP sensor and then later a IAC motor. We scanned no faults but condition is present(half the battle). Start - Stall The c...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L abs light VIN: 1G2NES2T7X
no lite on when roads are dry soon as it rains or snows abs and traction lite come on brakes work ok either way thanks dave
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G2WK52J11
i searched the GM pontiac TSBs and found a few items related to this problem. The first was the pressure solenoid and the other was the 1-2 shift solenoid. The vehicle shifts hard especially on an upshift from 1-2 at intermittent times. There is no relation to...
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1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L cam marks VIN: YS3EFF48Z9
HI all I hope someone out there can help me with the cam marks on this saab .cams have moved and there is 2 sets of marks on the cams .alldata is useless.Please help if you can. fax [...]
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1992 Subaru SVX 3.3L Courtesy Lights VIN: JF1CX343XN
The dome lights on this vehicle are inoperative when opening left door. Lights work normal when opening the right door. Passive seat belt is not affected as it works normally. Fuses,left door wire harness, left door latch switch, and dome light control modual ...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L speedo VIN: 4S3BK4253X
Hi fellow techs: I have a customer that the speedo is inoperative at times. It may not work for 20 minutes when it is first driven or it may work and within aproximatly 20 minutes of driving it stops working. I have checked with the dealer and they are not to...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12ES1
Customer came in 1 month ago and we found O'2 not switching. Replaced O'2 sensor. Car came back with same P0171 code? Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean)
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 5TENL42N31
After the engine sits for some time, and is cranked, it will fire one or two cylinders then appears to flood the spark plugs and won't start and run. Has no DTC's. I've drained the fuel tank and put in fresh fuel and flushed the lines to the injector fuel rail...
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1974 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L brakes VIN: 1542611254
Brake pedal OK when first started cold. After driving and stopping at the first few stops, the pedal goes to the floor, no brakes. Everything has been replaced, except brake lines. Master cylinder has been changed twice. Fluid has been changed, bled several ti...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L abs light
I got this 99 passat ,came in with abs light on and brake light flashing. Replaced the abs module . The abs light still on and the brake light is flashing ,customer states that when he slams the brakes the car skids (brakes lock) . My question is does the abs ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L starter VIN: WVWAC63B91
Hi everyone, I have a 2001 passant 1.8l turbo that has a intermittent starting problem. I have not had the vehicle act up for me but from what the customer states, it sounds like the starter either does not engage or just partially engauges. The specific gravi...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L caliper/pedal VIN: 3VWCP21CB2
Greetings from the Lone Star State . We have a vehicle in that's causing some problems . Originally , this car came in , from another shop , with a brake problem . The other shop informed our customer that she needed a new master cylinder . After trying two ti...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWR529M61
we have had this vehicle in twice now for this problem. the first time sensor 1 was not switching. we replaced the front o2 sensor and all fuel trim values returned to normal and the o2 was switching properly. now the vehicle has returned with a p1128 as a cur... Trouble codes: P1128 (manufacturer controlled fuel and air metering), P0134, P0139, P0172, P0137
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L engine VIN: 3VWSD69M01
our customer was going down the road when he noticed smoke comming out the rear. he brought us his car for for a checkup. we found after a short warmup, smoke would come pouring out the tailpipe as if it was an old truck with 300000 miles on it, this vehicle w...
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Steering Rack VIN: YV1TS9004Y
Techs Mechs: We are struggling with setting-up this steering rack. The car originally had a speed sensitive rack on it. The customer wanted to go OE so we got the rack from Volvo. The new one is supposedly NOT speed sensitive, but comes with a (2 pin Bosch) c...
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2000 Volvo V70 GLT SE 2.4L Misfire, ERRATIC ECM OPERATIO VIN: YV1LW56D6Y
engine cuts out at cruise, idle OK, under acceleration OK.like one cylinder dropping out but no misfire codes. disconnected MAF to see if ECM would set code. drove 13 miles with MAF disconnected, ran fine, no CEL, no code set. shut off, restarted, engine ran f...
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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L blower VIN: JH4KA757XN
Wow, It is more fun to work and fix a car, than to find out there was nothing wrong. That is exactly what happened. Try as I could, I could not locate a problem. The customer also agreed that it has worked fine ever since! (It is always good to be sure of the ...
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1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L T -stat VIN: JH4DA9451M
iATN rules!!, you guys hit the nail on the head, after some pressure testing the rad started bubleling, I supected that i had a blown head gasket or cracked head but i want to be completely sure , so that's why i asked for help to you guys , because the costum...
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2002 Audi A6 4.2L Cooling System VIN: WAUZL559YN
The customer took the vehicle to the dealer for repair, they say it is the thermostat which is what most of you thought too. Thanks again, Dave
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L starter VIN: WBAGG8338X
problem was bad battery. it would hold charge, we even put a jump pack on it and the charger and car would not crank over. put new battery in and car started up. thanks for all the replies
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L cruise control VIN: 1G4HR5312P
thank you to all who replied, a new stop lamp/cruise cutout switch fixed it, best response was from ronald in iowa who gave plenty of details and specified resistance value for pass/fail, i love this IATN,
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1985 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L No Start, unless primed VIN: 1G1JC27P2G
After backing up and retracing my steps toward the repair on this car, I found the pressure regulator to be the problem. I changed the diaphram and it starts like its supposed to now. Thanks for everyones help. I [...] its true what they say new is different n...
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNEC13K1S
Thanks to everyone who responded. I was unable to try anything with the distributor. I ran out of time. The customer picked the truck up and has been unable to bring it back yet. If I ever do find out the answer, I will be sure to post it. Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust).
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L running
thanks for all the help after checking every thing it was my error the crank shaft sensor oring had sliped up even thou the bolt was tight the sensor was not at the proper depth setting the code after finding this problem straightened out thanks
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Communication OBD VIN: 1GNDT13W9V
I am sorry for this post. What a diffenence a weekend makes though. Since I am the owner I got real busy on Friday and had one of my guys do part of the diagnosis. Well thats the problem. The step that says to disconnect the Brake module was done incorectly. H...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Mechanical
At last this one is fixed! As one of you guys pointed out having problems with aftermarket wheel cylinders, I installed a set of AC Delco, bled the system and the pedal is now good. Thanks for the help and use this piece of advice, use AC Delco wheel cylinders...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L long crank VIN: 2GCEK19RXV
customer came back monday saying the truck never ran so good sents he bought off e-bay. I told him we think there's still a probem with it not holding fuel pressure. with that he ok us to replace the fuel pressure regulator at a reduced rate, got pressure reg ...
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L No Start VIN: 1GCGK29J5W
Thank you, I finally replaced the fuel pressure regulator. I drove the truck all weekend and it started good every time. Maybe I will get more than eight mpg now, thanks to everyone!
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25R92
First I would like to thank all the tech's that responed. I received may good idea's ,the one that fixed the van was from Kirk [...] who suggested checking the cap and rotor. there was a greenish blue goo inside the cap and all aroud the cam sensor.I replace... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L RF interfere VIN: 1GNDM19X64
Have a Ham Radio friend that works for a manufacture of Ferrite Torroids. He has promised a box full of snap together Ferrite torroids and we will apply them to all wires under the engine cover and on radio leads. I did this to an early Electronic injection De...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Surge, Misfire, Bucks VIN: 1B3HD46T6S
Evidently this is a somewhat common problem on Chryslers. I apologize for the delay but the customer just called me at home Sunday and told me everything is well. I replaced the the cam and crank position sensors as suggested by most responses and all is good....
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES22C8T
It took a while to get back to this vehicle.The first reply I got was to check the cam dowel. As soon as I read this I was sure of my problem. I have seen this before on other cars but it never crossed my mind until then.Most replys were related to the dowel. ...
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L compressor VIN: 1B4HS28Y2W
Hello all..first let me say that 27 heads are better than 1 . After recieving several replies about a tsb from chrysler on this problem (#24-11-99) which stated my problem very clearly we decided to go ahead and replace the new evap with a oem unit. Now we hav...
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1988 Ford F-Super Duty 7.5L Steering Wheel VIN: 1FDLF47G1J
Sorry for the long wait. I forgot to mention that this truck has a straight axle with no idler arm as some suspected . I hesitantly installed a hd aftermarket steering dampner and this truck is fixed.
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP41M5P
Hello fellow techs. THanks to everyone that took the time to reply to my help request. I am happy to report that the Mustang has been successfully repaired. I wanted to wait a few weeks before I posted this because I wanted to be 100% sure there was nothing ...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L engine white smokes VIN: 1F1JW35FOV
Thanks for all the help! After more testing, hair pulling and a few choice words. I decided to install another IDM and drive. I had already tried another IDM , but realized I had only hooked it up and grounded with jumper wire then ran engine up and not test d...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L cylinder head temp. reading VIN: 1FTZX18W0W
replaced mass air flow sensor and cured problem thank you
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5144X
Thanks to all the response!! Many of you responded to this fix. It shows the caliber of the participants and the quality of iatn as a resource. The vehicle came in today for the repair. I replaced the upper intake manifold gaskets and the upper intake asse... Trouble codes: P0174, P0711.
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L gem VIN: 1FMRV1665Y
Thanks to Chip [...]. Consensus is that the GEM cannot be programmed with a Snap-on Scanner. Randy said to check for water intrusion. There is a tsb out on ...
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1996 Geo Tracker 1.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ1267T
I replaced the throttle position sensor and also replaced the coolant temperature sensor per e mail from Chris [...]. I also did add an extra ground on tps circuit to make sure there is a good ground. I never did find a bad ground or wiring. Cleared codes and ... Trouble codes: P0510 (Closed throttle position switch circuit), P0400 (EGR System).
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1995 GMC Jimmy 4.3L fuel gauges VIN: 1GHS4T923S
i repalced the tank and sender from the dealer and ran new wires from the cluster and still no luck and at this time the customer does not want to spend any more money becausr the problem was not there before we installod the new parts(dealer parts)
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Safety VIN: 1HGCB7576P
THanks to everyone that replied to my help request. I am happy to report the vehicle has been successfully repaired and returned to the customer. After rechecking my voltage supplies, grounds, and ohming out the Airbag/clocksping assembly, I decided to replace...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1646X
Wow. I see that this must be a very common problem. There is a repair kit from Honda that fixes the problem. You are required to drill out the passage in the plenum and insert a steel tube. This is supposed to alleviate the problem. Time will tell if this will... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG4567Y
Special thanks to Richard (both of you) Layne, Michael, Gregg, Jack. All of you were right on the money. I recieved my new update from Mitchell and the code #1128 tsb was on it. I did the maf/tps/rpm test and found the maf was off calibration from specs. It wa... Trouble codes: 1123 (mfr controlled fuel and air metering), 1128 (mfr controlled fuel and air metering).
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1987 Mazda 626 GT 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1GC2430H
Well its been about two weeks since I changed the knock control module and I have not heard from the customer so I would say all is well.Thanks to all who ressponded.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Coolant Level Light VIN: WDB2020241
Hi Everybody, thanks for the help i made a mistake and i used the old model of windsheild wash level switch 140 540 00 17 while the correct item is 210 540 00 45 after fixing the correct switch the light went off. Best regards.
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBJF20FXV
Sorry for the deley but I referred customer to go to mercedes dealer because I dont have enough expierence in changing the valve body which contains thse soledoids and the customer just let us know all is well.Thanks to all.
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L cam timing VIN: JN1234JJ1L
Thanks to Phil T., Pekka [...]., and Sam C. for your responces. Thanks Skellin for the phone call. The oil pan was not the problem, the vvt gears were not wound up. I did use a genuine Nissan belt with markings. The real reason was reassembly. Both outer exhaust c...
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1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4AB42D3S
First of all must thank all that replied. After testing MAF,adjusting TPS,cleaning IAC and MAF,checked for vaccum leaks, did fuel pressure test within spec on minute then not the next. Removed pressure regulator and found oily deposits in the vaccum intake of ...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05YXT
this vehicle is fixed. first let me thank everyone who responded. i needed some advise to think outside the box b/c when you get frustrated you don't think right. anyway, i chanced and went ahead to replace the frt and rear o2 sensors on one side and compared ... Trouble codes: P0136, P0150.
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1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L shifting VIN: 1G3CX52K8T
thanks for all the help i found the fuse to the trans was good still i had no power to sensors so i pulled down the fuse box and found where someone had taped a radio into that line on the backside of the fuse box and it broke the wire repaired wire and car is...
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1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L MIL Lamp on
well guys, i would like to thank eveyone that helped me out with this problem, like evryone one said to check the o-rings repalced one was missing at the pcv valve. repaled with part # [...] from the dealer and all is well. Trouble codes: P0401 (insuffisent egr flow detected).
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L fan motot VIN: 1G2WJ52K2V
most of you were correct, the ignition switch was the problem. On the manual system there is no blower motor hvac module. It is on the automatic system. I finally got the correct wiring diagrams from aldata when I called them on the phone. I know the resistor ...
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1995 Saturn SW2 1.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, hard start when cold VIN: 1G8ZK8276S
I guess I was chasing my tail on this one... Parts I replaced were the ECT, both, one for the fan, and one for the computer/gauge and the wire harness/pigtail plug. About $50 in parts all together, and many extra hours. After clearing the codes none of them wo... Trouble codes: 27 (Quick QDM Fault), 48 (Ref Pulse Error), 71 (Coolent Temp High).
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1992 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L dash lamp VIN: JT4RN01P1N
thanks for the help customer took truck for now may bring back to check wiring for alt
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cooling Systems
As stated earlier the vehicle had long since been fixed. My overall curiousity was to see if anyone had been through a simmilar issue from an aftermarket thermostat installation. Anyhow thanks for the input that's what this place is all about. Bryan [...]
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