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1997 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DC2398V
1997 honda civic hatchback with a 1997 integra motor and trans, car was driving down the highway and lost power, sputtered to a stop when down shifting, have strong spark, and plenty of fuel, plugs foul out every time we attempt to start the engine, cranks at ...
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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L abs VIN: WAUBG84D8V
Customer left lights on and discharged battery. He then jump started the car, but had reversed the polarity of the cables. When car was dropped off at our facility it ran fine, but the ABS light was always on. After starting the car the red brake warning ligh...
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2000 Audi A4 1.8L converter,pump
hello there again. these audi's are kicking my butt. this audi has a new engine in it and when we got it back together and started it up started great, put in drive and nothing. reverse nothing. no noise nothing.fluid is full per the stupid design for checking...
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1984 BMW 318i 1.8L exhaust backfire VIN: WBAAK7404E
Greetings fellow techs.This problem is very intermittent and only happens when the vehicle does not immediately start after turning the key.Customer states that car has had recent tune and runs very well at all other times.This car has electric injectors and n...
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L air distrubution VIN: WBABK832OV
LAst week we replaced water pump & t stat.everything was working o.k.customer now states that all the sudden there is no air distubution any where but down on the feet.The question has anybody ever see all these stepper motors going bad at one time or am I jus...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L ventilation VIN: WBAGH8331X
when first start out a\c will not cool effectivly, if the engine is turned off and vehicle sits for a period of 10 minutes when a\c is turned back on system is very effective.system has been evac and recharged recently with no effect. problem did exsist before...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L navigation/radio VIN: WBAGH8341Y
we have this bmw with the navigation/radio inop,fuse 69 in the trunk has a dead short to ground,have unplugged the nav. unit in the trunk and the in dash unit and the radio-short is still present.alldata is not much help,we are looking for a wiring diagram for...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Hydraulic Convertible top VIN: WBABS53411
Hello Iatn group, This BMW convertible top is hydraulicly operated. It came in low on fluid. We identified a leak in the rt tanau cover actuator. Installed a new actuator & filled the reservoir with oil. Wasn't able to find any info in alldata for bleeding, so...
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1991 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start, Stall, Stalls Then No Start VIN: 1G4HR54C0M
Hi everyone I have a wierd one here this car came in for a intermintant no start and stall condition , ran car untill it stalled and found no spark from any plug . OK replace the module (common problem ?) Wrong it still does the same thing but i have spark now...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L abs/traction control VIN: 1G4GD221XS
I pulled codes and found 53 and 48 in the traction control/abs system. The traction control light stays on the dash and disables the sytem. I could not find a flow chart in my shopkey for 53 [rr wheel speed sensor noise]. If i try to clear codes they both come...
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2002 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Traction Control/ABS VIN: 1G6KS54Y9Z
Hi, thank you in advance for your help. This Seville will intermittently illuminate first the ABS, Traction Control, and Red Brake Warning Lights, then the other two will go off and the Traction Control light will remain on. During this condition the automatic...
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1956 Chevrolet 150 350CID Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5612345789
overfueling gas in oil fouls spark plugs carbs 1st holly 750 2nd holly 600 3rd quadrajet .3 new fuel pumps new intake manifold
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1988 Chevrolet Sprint 1.0L Cuts out VIN: JG1MR6150J
I have an 88 sprint that decides to shut off after it is wamed up and in gear(reverse or drive).The car starts fine and runs well up until it is warm then it will stall when it is in gear.I have checked Temp sensor,o2 sensor speed sensor.I installed a new carb...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L abs system VIN: 1GNDT13WXR
Hi fellow techs, I've got a funny one here. ABS lights come on when going around left hand corners. I have checked all of the wiring (under dash, engine comp) etc. Also when this happens, there is no communication with the Tech 2. As soon as vehicle is straigh...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G1WN52M3T
got a prob. cruisin at 30 mph let go of gas pedal car still pulls . iac command is around 135. tps is .61 tps percent is 0. feels like cruise control is on but it is not.think the comp. is giving a bad command. dont know if this is related but tcc never engage...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L tcc release switch VIN: 2G1WF52E7Y
About once every 500 miles this car sets dtc 0742 tcc release circut. Can't duplicate the problem. The cust customer is sure that this only happens after a long decel followed by a light tip-in. Any experience with this would be very helpful...thanks
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 2CNBE1BC7Y
Have Intermitton no spark condition.After heat up. Will stall. Sometimes 15 minutes or 40 miniutes.Will crank but will not start. Will restart after a few minutes cooling time. I can use some help. I have ideas but,have had problems justifying repairs.Primaril...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCCT19W4Y
Vehicle blows underhood 10 amp ENG-1 fuse. Tac stops working, shifts hard, sometimes enging stalls upon deaccelaration, service eng soon light comes on. Scaner says MAF and Cam sensor bad. Replaced both MAF and cam sensor, then cleared codes. Still contunies t... Trouble codes: 105 (maf), 105 (maf)
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2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L rear springs VIN: 1GNEL19W21
I have an awd drive astro that my wife drives. Ride hight is fine most of the time but if we put any weight in the back it starts to sag. 3 kids and a weeks worth of food shopping will cause it to noticably sag in the rear. I have a tow hitch that will often h...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 1GCJK33102
Customer is from out of town and called and said that his diesel engine was about 6 quarts over full on oil. He then called back and said that the crankcase was full of fuel. He finally brought it to us but he had already drained the fuel/oil and put in new oi...
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L compressor VIN: 1GNDX03E32
hello to all, Although in the summer months a major % of our work is a/c related repairs this chevy venture van is kind of confusing to me. Upon confirming the complaint of insufficient cooling (I can only get 61 degrees at front and rear ducts) I proceded to...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L horn honk VIN: 1GNEC13Z43
03 Tahoe unable to turn off factory horn honk. Owners manual is no help. Has a viper alarm system and alarm is set to arm with no chirps or horn. However arm alarm and horn honks, dealer says can't be turned off. Any ideas, someone said possibly through progra...
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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L radio VIN: KTR568D56F
does any one have access to radio codes for this nubria? the radio chassis number is [...] the model number is AKD 0636W (with cd player) thanks
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1992 Dodge Dakota 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GG23X9N
neighbors truck here.at times it will start and run just fine. shhut it down and you get a no start. no spark, fuel or injector pulse. found splice a14(red/white wire) under power dist. center corroded apart and repaired. start just fine and ran about 15mins. ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KC2664W
Customer came in for service of this truck. When he picked up vehicle he mentioned that he has had a problem with restarting the engine after it has warmed up. "Now you tell me!" It takes a good 20-30 second crank to get it going. Cold morning starts are no pr...
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L MIL Lamp on
Hi fellow techs, I hate to have to ask for help without a VIN, but I ran out the door headed home and realized that I had left the info on this vehicle on my tool box... Of course by this time the place is locked up and here I am. Now on to the problem at hand... Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS voltage has exceeded max voltage limit.)
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG2AN71
this dakota has a rough idle and smooths out above idle like a vacuume leak but no external leaks are found. also has a code for rich condition on bank 1 po172 found bank1 long term trim to be way off at -25% st 1.4% bank2 lt 3.1 st 1.4 funny thing is i checke... Trouble codes: P0172
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L front pads VIN: 3B7KF23641
premature frt brake wear. first time replaced oe pads at 52832 miles with quality pads severe duty blue carquest bmd821f. second time 70075 miles replaced front and rear brakes with severe duty carquest premium pads gmd821f. rear was worn out but working prope...
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1986 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMDU15N2G
This 86 full size bronco sometime stalls when coming to a stop, starting to take off and putting it in reverse but it restarts and continues running like if nothing happened. It is very difficuit to duplicate in the shop,there are no codes stored no misfire, n...
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1988 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Right rear brake VIN: 1FABP534XJ
Hello everyone. This car belonged to an old customer of mine. I was the one who installed the rear brakes on this car. I replaced the shoes, cylinders, and turned the drums about a 4,ooo mi. ago. I sold the car last month to another customer. Last week she ca...
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1989 Ford Motorhome 460CID Trans temp VIN: 3GQRST5433
Motorhome came in for annual pre trip service. We found steel chunks depositing in C-6 tranny pan- no customer complaints. He agreed to have us overhaul unit to find source of metal. Our trans shop specialist found planet shedding metal and thought it best to ...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L shifts VIN: 1FTEX14N7R
it seems like this truck has some sort of electrical problem causing a bad operating statigy. if the battery is left dissconnected long enough to erase the KAM, the veihile will shift fine for a week or so, roughly 100-200 miles usualy, then it goes back into ...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L runs bad VIN: 1FTDF15Y8R
hello to all in iatn land,have customer f 150 this truck runs bad, lack of power but no check engine light or codes.ok check this out, when hooking up snap on scanner and going to koer test,truck runs fine has power runs like it should after test is done no co...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX26G2T
hi fellow techs, I have a big puzzeler on my hands, i know what it is doing i just dont know why.I have posted this before...the vehicle came in with a complaint of poor fuel mileage.and check engine light comes on.no codes were found...but noticed the o2 had ...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Idle VIN: 1FMDU34EXV
Vehicle will run fine above idle. Shorlty after starting, the STFT drops to -100 and the engine begins to surge and attempt to stall (but won't). I have attempted several tests that deal with vacuum leaks and none have found a leak. Everyone i talk to says i h...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU32E3V
dear folks, I need help with the allignment of these timing components to better assess the engine situation; if there is any damage or not. Thus I would like to be able to aquire the know how of timing parts allignment; or if there is literature available out...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP13P4W
Hi! Thanks for checking this one out! Customer has an e-check failure. It has a code p1744 stored. (transmission slippage detected) According to alldata, it says this code is california emissions only. The label under the hood says it is federal emissions. We ...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5141W
this van came with a ses light on. checked codes and found p0340 (cmp sensor). i installed a new one and a new signal wiring but still have same code. i do not think that is the only problem beacause when i drive it, the van misses, like misfiring a cylinder. ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor malfunction)
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24262
This one has been in several times and keeps setting code P1405 DPFE sensor hose off or plugged. The hose is intact and not plugged. We started by testing the DPFE and it was not responding, replaced the sensor, cleared the codes and sent it out. Came back, sa... Trouble codes: P1405 (DPFE upstream sensor hose off or plugged.)
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2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRE142X2
This van came in for engine miss and check engine light on. It was in need of normal tune up, ignition wires were replaced and an injection cleaning was done. Van left and was running fine. Came back 2 weeks later with check engine light on for missfire on cyl...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31F43
Hey Fellas, This truck was running fine on Friday, customer went to use truck on Sunday, and it wouldn't start, so he had it towed in. Cranks over fine. When key is turned to run, the injector driver relay pulses on and off many times per second. PCM relay co...
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1996 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L no 2-3 shift VIN: 1GTGK29R2T
Vehicle was sold by us. After 1 week customer returned with no 2-3 upshift. Perform prelim A-trans diagnosis. On first road test found TCC code P0741/Performance Stuck off & SSB P0756/Performance Stuck off. Return to shop and perform pinpoint tests for codes -...
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2000 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L sticking throttle VIN: 1GTGC24U8Y
Hi Guys,this vehicle exhibits a sticking throttle on tip in accelleration the accellerator pedal and cable are free and work good . We found that the throttle plate sticks in the bore ever so slightly to cause a non smooth motion of the pedal from an idle posi...
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L high pressure VIN: SAJNX2749T
Hello all, This Jag came in with a complaint of the a/c cutting out. Hooked up the guages, the low side was in vacuum and the high side was about 190psi. We changed the expansion valve and drier and recharged with 2.0 lbs of r134. We now have a reading of 30-...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L "transmission failure" VIN: SAJHX1248W
codes are set after being driven 50 or 60 feet. then engine revs to 1800 r.p.ms then shifts to 5th gear and mil reads "transmission failure". i have learned from the iatn network the problem is in the "A" clutch basket, and the clip has become dislodged .can a...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L sunroof VIN: SAJDA01NX1
We have a strange one here. at times, when driving the car, the sunroof will open by itself without any action from the driver. driver will try to close it & it might close right away or he may have to work with for awhile before it closes. Has anyone run into...
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1990 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2J4FY19E9L
On start up the engine revs to 2500-3500 rpm and is very slow to return to a normal idle- sometimes 10 min. Getting data from this is difficult, We tried an aftermarket idle motor (because the dealer said it was on national back order) but that did not help. S...
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1992 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Ignition and fuel VIN: 1J4FJ78S9N
I am posting for another shop that does not have IATN. This vehicle was driven to the shop to have motor overhauled. After the work was completed, the vehicle will not start. They have replaced the crank sensor, removed IOD fuse, grounded the battery cables t...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT68S9V
helo everyone,i have this jeep with mil on obd codes are 1694,1698,and 1898. could not find any info on alldata about these codes. does not list them.went in to oem side and got codes 66,71 and 4d.alldata does not list them. cleared codes mil came back on in l... Trouble codes: 1694 (1698 -), 1698 (1898 -), 1898 (66 -), 66 (71 -), 71
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB7239Y
The car will not start unless we add propane to the intake or spray carb cleaner into the intake. Then it runs. A noid light attached to the injector harness will not flash. Vantage connected to the FI circuit shows no grounding by the PCM. The injectors have ...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W4S
this vehicle has a misfire only on 1 & 6 cylinders. inspect plugs and wires- ok. no codes. tried swapping coils-still misfires. only can duplicate while driving, unable to duplicate in shop. any help will be appreciated. thanks
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L blend door VIN: 1LNHM82W7X
vehicle is a high milage limo that travels on highway everyday. sets out with a/c on max at 15 deg c when after 1 hour of driving is stars getting warm. shuts system off for 10 min & all is ok again have tracked it down to the blend door(put it on full cold & ...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L charging light coming on VIN: JM3LW28GXY
Vec. has come back again.less than two weeks later.This time the battery light comes on and off. We hook up to Vat 40,sys. is charging at 14.45 volts. Even under load the alt. is performing with flying colors.The light doesn't seem to have a pattern of going o...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L abs VIN: WDBFA61E7P
This car came in last month with the ABS/ASR lights on. We noted other dash functions such as a speedometer, tach, etc. were also not working. After checking the IATN knowledgebase we found numerous reports of this fault and understood that a defect existed ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz 308cdi 2.148L poor power VIN: WDB9036622
Hello, I have this sprinter van that use to intermitantly loose power and bring on the engine light. I have checked the codes and it brings up the pressure switch for the fuel pressure. I would like to know if there is any way of checking the switch. I beleave...
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1997 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L power steering VIN: 6MMAP47PXV
This car came to us with a broken pressure line stud on the ps pump. No cause was found. We replace the pump, flushed and bleed system. No assist after repair. When checking flow by installing a clear hose on the return, we found no air bubbles. We have good f...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3N1CB51D32
Obviously, the car came back... Customer put about 600 miles on it over the weekend and came back saying it surges, idles too high and sputters. Further questioning makes it very hard to determine how much of this it was doing before. In any case, I performed ...
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L intermittently dropping ECM(-) ground to A/C relay VIN: JN8DR09X73
Hey guys.Here i am again with a migrain.Any and all help will be greatly appreciated.Nissan techs,I am loosing ecm ground signal to A/C relay.I have listed all the ck. i have done and known good parts that i have tried.I replaced the A/C auto amplifier after i...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E54
This car ran over something on the highway. The front exhaust manifold and the Y-pipe were broken. We successfully repaired the vehicle. It has no drivability issues. It sets a code P1283. The code clears and returns in several drive cycles. I am unable to fin... Trouble codes: P1283
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1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NG52M3W
Service engine light came on for two days. Customer brought car in. A scan revealed A code p0341 in history and in freeze frame. Check engine light was not on at time of scan. I monitored the 3x and 24x sensors on the scanner and am totally confused. Here is w... Trouble codes: P0341
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L timing belt VIN: WAUEA88D8V
Thanks for all the replies, I am happy that I did not start this job with out the tools they should be here at the end of the week. Thank you for all the help.
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L windows and door locks VIN: WBADE6323V
This car is fixed, the problem was in the sunroof control module. The P bus suppose to have )10 volts, and it had about 6.4volts, the P bus controls the the drivers door,passenger door, sunroof,power seats and the GM modules, start unhooking one at a time till...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L asc/abs VIN: WBADP6332X
All guys were correct. It was an ABS/ASC Module (controller).When unhooked and codes cleared there were no more engine and transmission lights coming on.With all those codes for the engine and transmission I just needed some reassurance. Thank you. Jaroslav
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start, won't even crank VIN: WBAGJ8321W
Thanks for your help and here is a summary of the results: Several suggested a power problem to the EWS so we checked the fuses in the trunk and under the passenger's side carpet/insulator/seat. No power problem found, with some help we located the EWS modul... Trouble codes: 148.
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L blower motor VIN: WBAGG8336X
8 responses this quickly, thanks for the help. There are recirculate filters mounted high on each side of the HVAC case, I just couldn't see them until I took out the glove box on the right and duct work on the left side, both filters were completly clogged. A...
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2001 BMW M5 5.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93441
After testing and retesting,I decided to clean the mass air flow sensors since the car had a slight surge.Much to my surprise the misfire disapeared and the surge was gone.I'm not sure why the MAF would cause a misfire at high rpm only. Anyway thanks to all ... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L 60 amp ignition fuse VIN: 1G4HP52K4W
Thanks for the responses. After discussing them with the technician and the customer we replaced the igntion switch. We were not able to duplicate the complaint on either appt. We decided on the switch because the customer stated that the fuse blew immediately...
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1988 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Brake pedal VIN: 1G6CD5156J
Thank you everyone who responded. This Caddy has a dual diapham power booster. One of the diaphams reptured and caused a half assisted brake pedal, then went into no assist what so ever. I replaced the power booster and all is fine.
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1997 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L altenator VIN: 1G6KE52Y8V
What I found was that the altenator was pulling down the 12 volt wire down because whn I removed the two wire connector on the alt. I doubled checked the voltege and sure enough the 12 volts were present I replaced the alt. and so far okay.
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1985 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1FP87F9F
as you could tell by the miles on this car it has had it share of the garage...everyone told me to look at the coolent temp.. and mas air flow...i had already did all that...but what i did do was remove the fuel rail and inj with the fuel lines still hooked up...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L starter
ground where starter bolts to block was dirty causing bad ground.. thanks everyone
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G1JF52T6X
Replacement of the pressure control solenoid fixed this vehicle. The 1-2 shift is now consistently smooth and the line pressure does not fluctuate wildly as before. Thanks iatn members!
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK12R4X
15 replies with lots of good advice but four of you were apparently correct on the valves sticking...internal gm bulit pip3081. Three of the four said it had to have a valve job, but one said use 'sea foam' in the gas tank. I had already tried BG which I have ... Trouble codes: 0300 (Random misfire), 0306 (6 misfire).
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 8.1L Stall VIN: 3GNGK26GX1
Some of you leaned toward crank sensor and some toward ignition switch, both good possibilities. One reply suggested de-carb on the top end, but with only 30K on the engine, I don't think it would be carboned up enough to cause a stall. Because it is very inte... Trouble codes: P0706.
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2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Brake light/Hazard light VIN: 1GNDM19W21
Thank you, all for your responding. Mostly everyone said the combination or multifunction switch on these cars have problems. I believe there is a factory TSB on it but AllData does not have it. Replaced combination switch, brake light and hazard light is work...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25R11
Well, after a few more hours i decided to give up, the information i received i usefull but didn't do the trick. I have no way of checking pressure on the secondary chamber. I'm trying to find someone who can check it. if there's an update on this van i'll pos... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF circuit low).
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13Z92
I'm sure I will fix this truck, but the problem isn't bad enough for the customer to want to pay yet. Ten out of twelve replies said intake leak...most had a reference to the plenum gskts. Extra thanks to Gerry for sending tsb [...] to me. There are new GM ... Trouble codes: 0171 (b1 lean), 0174 (b2 lean).
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L IDC displays "SERVICE BRAKE BOOSTER" VIN: 1GCHC24U23
Thank You, iATN Members! The 'Short Story' is that our shop sublet the IPC reprogramming to an Independent Shop up-the-road, using #[...] software update to service 2003/04/05 vehicles with the 'MY' cluster. This shop is Certifed AC Delco, and so is a compa...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B7CL23X0S
Finally this truck is fixed and gone. Recieved 7 replies, Most of you said to check grounds under battery. one reply suggested the a/c switch may be shorting things out. Palmer from Oregon was right when he said that it sounds like a whacked computer. I had ju...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Inst. Cluster VIN: 1B4GP44L1X
Thanks for all the information everyone sent. I got a few different reply's which will all help if I run into this again. I pulled the cluster out and while wiggling the connector, the gauges would drop out. I pulled the printed circuit board off the cluster a...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC16Z3X
I would like to thank every one for there help on this 99 dodge pickup and to apologize for taking so long to get back to every one. It turns out the vehicle had mulitpule problems that were difficulte to find with out tearing the engine apart, but it was like... Trouble codes: P0308 (cylinder number eight miss fire), P0300 (random cylinder miss fire).
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B4GP44GXY
Its been about a week and a half with no problems.Most replies said to check the crank sensor. I put one on and that didn't cure the problem. 1 reply said to check the fuel pump that tested ok. My buddy that works at the dealership said to check the wiring har...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1D7HU16Z82
well thanks again for the help the replies stated either liquid is hitting plug while hot causing it to crack or it is sucking air causing it to get super hot. well Gerry [...] recommended I do a leak down test performed it this morning and antifreeze came... Trouble codes: 302 (cyl 2 misfire).
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1994 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FALP71W6S
Thanks for all the suggestions. The problem was a broken wire at the ignition module connector
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4x4 light VIN: 1FMDU34X8S
The first email I received, referred to checking the speed sensor & updated calibrations for the G.E.M. module. The speed sensor & wiring checked out okay. Ford informed us that there were no updated calibrations for this particular model, dealing with our sym...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF1721V
We found that the egr valve was sticking intermittently. We replaced the egr valve and it took care of the problem. Your help is much apprecited. Thank everyone and have a great day!
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Customer picked up vechicle and said they were going to trade Heard that before.Told customer if they didn,t trade it,s going to cost a lot of money down the road it,s running right now. Thanks to all who read emails this was my first post just wanted to make ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304, P0305, P0306, P0175, P0430.
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP34PX1
I want to thank everyone that replied. I called the dealer, and even though this car has almost 140k on it, and the original fuel pump had been replaced under warranty when new, they are still replacing fuel pump. I guess the warranty is covered for 10 years a...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L key programing VIN: 2HG456FT45
programing the remote went like this the key fobs is to put key in ingnition, turn to on position and hit lock button on first fob, cycle key off then back on and hit lock button again, continue until locks cycle then hit lock bottom on each fob to be programe...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S5Y
thank you to those who replied I replaced the crank sensor on this vehicle and it has taken care of my problems. Trouble codes: P335, P0725.
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Starter,Shift Lock
Owner did not authorize repairs.Central control module is what I believe is the problem.CCM located behind glove box.Cust. opted to wire around starter relay,in same spot,and shift lock relay,under pass. seat.Thanks to all.A lot of other things did not work ei...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L wipers VIN: SAJHX1248T
Well, techs jaguar wiring strickes again. I found the relays under a plastic panel on the left front of the car in front of the air cleaner. There are seven relays total four in a row the first two relays are for the wipers the first one is the on/off relay an...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L nodash gages no start odometer displays no bus VIN: 1J4FF48S64
thanks to everyone the crank sensor was shorted replaced the sensor and all systems ok amazing! i can't wait to be able to help someone else!
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1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Compressor VIN: 1MELM6535W
Coustomer didn't want to fix car. I will post more info if the coustomer come back. Thanks to all that helped
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D1S
It was indeed a wet pcm car runs now ,may corrode later Thanks to all for info Jim G
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2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L ac request VIN: 5N1CD28Y7Y
Got three relies and though I appreciate them all, only David was familiar with this system. The evap temp amplifier in the evap case was indeed the problem. The connector is easily accessed and bypassed for testing. Thanks guys!
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L airbag VIN: 5N1ED28T31
hey guys, it turn out i didnt reading the code properly, on the manuel mode turn key on for 7 seconds,turn off for 3 seconds three time than turn ignition on air bag light stay on for 7 seconds pause for 2 seconds light on for 3 sconds than 1 quick blink, i wa...
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: IN6ED27T11
Thanks a lot guys¡¡¡ Certanly the code 1336 was the crank shaft position sensor the wires were broken due an accident,weld the wires and erase codes; and 1126 the thermostat was missing, i bougth a brand new one and done. Thanks again¡¡ Trouble codes: P1126 (unknown), P1336 (unknown).
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2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L High Idle VIN: 3N1CB51DO2
gary from naveda and Kenneth from florida hit it right on the nose,it was the ecm, customer took the vech back to the dealer and they replaced the ecm and it fixed the problem, thanx for everyone that helped. Trouble codes: P0057.
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1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L no shift cold VIN: 1G3AG55MXR
some said convertor drain back but this does not seem to be the issue. some said a broken sel in trans which i beleive is the case. this job is to big for this old girl so off to the bone yard it goes thanks for all replys
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