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2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L drivers door lock VIN: 2HNYD18635
I have this MDX that the customer states that when they shut off the vehicle and go to unlock the drivers door with the electric lock button, the door unlocks and then locks itself again, really fast. At times the customer will try to unlock the door lock butt...
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2001 Alfa Romeo spider 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZAR9160000
Hi Gents, I have this alfa spider with a hunting idle. I checked for codes, no codes appeared. I cleaned the throttle body, took the car for a drive and now the car appaers to idle o.k Even now and then the idle hunts between 1200rpm to 600rpm. Air con or elec...
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUEA88D1V
car came with check engine light on and intermitten stalling and hesitation when cold. Replace oem wires and performed intake cleaning. Car runs well when warm. Heres the problem upon start up cold the engine idles low about 600 rpm. If you turn the key off an... Trouble codes: P0306
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL on VIN: TRUUT28N71
This car came in to us from body shop for a steering leak repair and wheel alignment. We replaced leaky steering rack and performed wheel alignment. On road test the warning light with tri-angle and circle around it came on. To me it looks like a traction ligh...
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2000 BMW 330Ci 3.3L Stereo VIN: WBABN520XO
Hallo,having bad month(2nd time asking for help in a week).This vehicles stereo has very bad interference when rear demister is switched on.Car has aerial in rear screen.We replaced the "choke/surpressor/splitter"(3 pins,fairly small black box like unit on rig...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L locks & windows VIN: WBAGH8345Y
Thanks in advance. I have a problem with the master window switch only operating the drivers door window and all other windows work with their individual switches. The locking system works with all doors, but not the drivers door either from the remote or the ...
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1990 Buick Regal Limited 3.8L Dash lights VIN: 2G4WD14T1L
Hello group, Happy Holidays. This buick is driving me nuts. It came in a month ago with a complaint on no dash lights. This car has a digital dash and the illumination is not working for the radio,fuel gauge,PRNDL etc. when lights are turned on. Seemed to be a...
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1991 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G4WD54L1M
ever 6 to 8 months the car starts to stall every now and then ( it is one of our loaner cars ) every time there is a code 17 (crank signal) i replace it and every thing is ok for 6 to 8 months i was thinking maybe the module or computer is burning it up. all t... Trouble codes: 17 (no crank sensor)
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4CW53LXM
Had a code 41 according to the scan tool it said to check the cam sensor and into the cam hole for the magnet. It looked to be ok. checked chilton manuel and it told me that to check the cam sensor terminal and that I should have 8 to 10 volts on terminals AB ... Trouble codes: 41 (cam sensor)
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1G4HP54K91
this is the secretary's car and we have no system diag manuals. the blower motor is inoperative. she says it comes on sometimes if she leaves it on, but today it would not come on at all. all fuses are good and we have power to motor. when the black wire at mo...
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1994 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GBDM19W4R
hello tech's this one is baffeling us no matter when we have it in the shop it runs perfectly, nice smooth idle good accell and decel, we can't get it to stall, third time (this) we have a code for map sensor curcuit but this could be because the engine lost v... Trouble codes: 34 (map sensor curcuit low)
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L 1-2 Shift & Overdrive VIN: 1GCEK19KXR
On first start the vehicle will start in first and shift to 2nd and 3rd. Come to a stop and it will remain in 3rd unless manually shifted down but will not go back to 1st, it will then start in 2nd and then go to 3rd. So far we have changed the 1-2, 2-3 and th...
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G1BN52W1R
customer's complaint is high idle surge and lack of power (engine cutting out or misfiring). had at another shop and they replaced the following: fuel filter, pcv valve, all spark plug's, air filter, water pump, coolant temp sensor, serpentine belt, whole dist...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W5S
have a blazer here that will stumble and stall when warm. Is obd II compliant. No codes stored. When it dies, fuel pressure remains, spark remains and injector pulse remains. have replaced the module from another 4.3, fuel pump new 2 days ago.(pressure would d...
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1995 Chevrolet Beretta Z26 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G1LW15M5S
Got this car in shop from used car dealer 1 week ago so I dont have any history with is. The dealer said that the car ran great and all of the sudden it ran awful, missing, jerking cutting off. brought car in shop, no codes present, fuel press tested within sp...
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1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Starting VIN: 1GTHG35R8W
Van towed in no crank no start. Found bad starter installed new now van cranks but, it will crank for half a second and stops like the motor locked up or the timing went way advanced. I turn the key off and recrank it happens again. Sometimes it will crank ali...
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03EXW
keep getting this code witch is vehiecle specific it needs to see a 02 switch between 300mv and 600mv every 100 seconds the 02 switches but is about 350 to 600 fuel trim is always -5 to -15 long checked fuel pres reg and have no exhaust leaks had 2 diff o2 sen... Trouble codes: 1133 (lack of 02 switching)
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L door locks VIN: 1GNDUO6E1W
hello this van came in with a complaint of stalling and when hitting the door locks the van quits and must turn key off to restart and yes that is exactly what it does I thought it had something to do with the theft system but did not get to far involved also ...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L security light on VIN: 2G1WF52E11
Security light comes on at times for no reason. Sometimes car has to be driven for twenty minutes before light comes on.Checked codes with mastertech no bcm codes&pcm codes.Car always cranks over&starts ok.Wondering if anyone has seen bcm causing this problem.
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2002 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBFG15R72
van is in with miss cylinders #6,5,7 checked fuel presure ok koeo62 koer 55. We took compression test ok 150 psi. replaced all 8 injectors and same problem. new fuel filter. when engine is running there is no ticking noise or any noise in engine. just miss. ca... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK2316F
Has anyone had problems with internal shorts inside the fuel injection control module that causes the fuse to blow? I have tried to follow and wiggled the wires in the harness but have not been able to duplicate the problem of the fuse blowing. This is intermi... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Sensor code), U1800 (Loss of cmmunication with the fuel module)
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Fuse panel VIN: 1GNDT13S03
Customer drives in with complaint of Service Brake System message on Info Panel. Thorough brake inspection, no problems. No SES or ABS lights. Attempt to start engine-no crank. Replaced battery that failed load test, still no crank. Cust then adds that engine ...
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1993 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1C3XC66R6P
Hi folks This vehicle cuts out when driving about 55 to 65 mph it does not act up at lower speeds. Sometimes it will act up when cold and sometimes hot. I replaced the SBEC and the customer drove the car for 2 weeks without incident. The problem then resurfac...
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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L fuel gauge VIN: 2C3HC56G4X
After replacing the fuel gauge sending unit, I added 5 gals. of fuel to the tank, which had appr. 4 gals. of fuel in it when I started the job of replacing the fuel gauge sender. From before the replacement to after adding 5 gals. to the 4 already in the tank,...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Power sliding door VIN: 2C8GP64L71
What happens on this vehicle when the passenger (drivers always works) sliding door doesn't work is that the door will only pop open and the motor will not run. Randomly the door will working properly for a couple of days. In fail mode, the 5V reference will n...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L all lights VIN: 3C8FY4BB61
cust says looses all lights intermittent problem, replaced multifunction switch, unit does not have daytime running lights
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3B6MC36D0W
the customers complaint is that after we repaired the bad cylinder head the engine smokes on cold start up and seems to be ok when warm.the exhaust is white in color and they smell alot of diesel out of the tailpipe.we checked the head for gasket failure and i...
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1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ56X1W
i have a 1998 dodge stratus that came in with broken timing belt and idler pulley. replaced with new timing belt kit from chrysler. started car now is missing under slight load. timing marks are right dow pins on cam sprokets are good.engine compression is 180...
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1953 Ford F-100 pickup 239CID Labor time
I removed and installed the engine in this truck per the customers request. We sent it to a machine shop for overhaul, also per customers request. Long story short, I did the R&R five times because the machine shop could not get it right. Is there someone out ...
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1964 Ford thunderbird 390CID discharge air from ac/htr VIN: 4Y87Z18983
Just wondering if any one might have a vac hose diagram for this old '64 t-bird. We are trying to get heater and ac to blow out proper outlets and found the hoses on the control head had broken/fell off. Appears someone has been here before as some hoses look ...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMDA5146S
Hi Guys, In hine sight we probably should have avoioded this job but after agreeing to the help the customer we took the job on anyway. He brought in a 1995 Ford Windstar that the head gaskets went on 2 years ago, and has been sitting with the upper engine, he...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX1864V
HELP!!!please I'm drowning here.. I have this ford pickup with code 1408 koer.I've tested the vacume sol. works good,egr valve,works good also dpfe sensor..within specs while apllying vacume at the sensor.But with engine running and I apply vacume to the egr ... Trouble codes: 1408 (egr system malfuntion)
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34EZX
have had this thing in 3xs,same complaint cel,poor fuel milage and idle surches cold(idles from 1500 down to 500 rpms when first started in the am (outside temp 30ish degrees).after 45 to 60 seconds idles @ 12OOISH.HAVE CHECKED FOR VACCUM LEAKS @EVERY VISIT NO... Trouble codes: P0171, P174
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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L am/fm/cd player/power window/wipers VIN: 2FTRX18LOX
Vehicle came in with radio and sometimes wipers that would just quit. Test drove and could reproduce problem sometimes by hitting steering wheel. also had power windows quit one time, but still had radio. had wipers quit but still had power windows and radio ....
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L pings VIN: 1FTRX17L1Y
hi group this thing will ping under a pretty heavy load, scanned pcm no codes, maf sensor reading approx 153 hz, coolant temp 210 degrees, fuel pressure 39 psi good volume, egr system functional, open valve almost kills engine and has 10 inches vacuum applied ...
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2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P21
Vehicle came in with MIL light on. Found a P0171. Checked fuel trim readings, long term ft showed 25%. Checked for vacuum leaks. Could not find any. Found a couple of TSB's for leak detection/ lean fuel trim diagnostic tips. They are 01-20-5, and 04-17-4. We d... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean bank 1)
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1990 Honda Accord DX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCB7642L
hey guys,need help with this.car starts and dies out within 1 sec.somtimes if you turn key off then on without starting for about 5sec car will stay running but not all the time.if you try to start it 5 or 6 times it will start and stay running.i have checked ...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L crank seal VIN: 1HGCD5649T
Replaced the seal and both belts along with water pump and crank seal, which was original...have done many of these, no problems. About two minutes after start up noticed a slowly leaking faucet like drip...drip from timing cover...took it apart again and foun...
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L air filter, rh valve cover VIN: SAJKD6048X
customer came in not much after vcg's were replaced with the complaint of oil smell. air filter and housing full of oil. found that oil is splashing up into the breather hose at high rpms (rh side). i did not see anything wrong. any help or suggestions would b...
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L starter VIN: JT8UF11E5R
Hello all, Wondering if I could run one by you Lexus guys out there. About 10k or about 6 months ago I did a t-belt job on this 4.0. At the time I also replaced the o2 pump and serp belt tensioner. All else in there looked ok. Also replaced dist caps, wires a...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L cowl area
Wet floor boards right side. Its not evap drain or heater core issue. Have cleaned evap drain also cowl drain area. Its only after a hard rain, large leak we know the next course of action, pull dash and heater assy. run the hose. Has anyone cured a dripping T...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Power Seat / Pedal VIN: 5LMFU28R53
Hello, Techs!! I have Navigator came for " Driver Power Seat and Pedal don't work". It has an Electric driver memory seat and mempry Pedal. I have checked Motors, Fuses and they are fine. Snap on scanner is not helpful at all,,, even I spent $1600 for new prog...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L a/c compressor VIN: WDBAB33COF
I have spent a fair amount of time on this vehicle. I tried a new heater control unit,no difference. The only way I can make the compressor run is by jumping power to the Klima relay with a power probe. Also the tachometer does not work. Could these problems b...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L ps pump VIN: WDBNG78J91
Hello Fellow Members, I have this s600 amg car. It came in with a "wurring" noise coming from the front of the engine. I found the belt tensioner pulley and the idler pullies louder than normal. Also found the power steering pump front bearing area pretty lou...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L driver's door VIN: WDCYR49E73
hi, this is my story. customer driving on interstate, driver's door comes open. he holds door closed as best as possible to get to the dealer in another town. they said they would have to order part and it would take days. he opted to drive back home and broug...
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1990 Mercury Topaz GS 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEPM36X8L
No start, no injector pulse & constant running fuel pump ? plenty of spark. codes are too numious to list mostly undefined codes also if the key is placed in the ON position sometimes the relays above glove box start to click on off rapidily ? This is has me p...
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1993 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MELM75W8P
Again I must call upon you iATN members. This vehicle has what appears to be a misfire at about 38 to 50 mph after going into overdrive & TCC lock-up. It occurs only during very light acceleration. No misfire during more aggressive acceleration. It’s a “fish b...
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1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JA3AM54J5R
One of our technicians is working on a Mitsu 3000GT non-turbo that has an intermittant high idle of around 2,000 rpm. It seems to idle fine when started up cold, but after driving for a while and letting the engine warm up, the idle speed progressively rises t...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AC54LXY
Hello, after all this maintenance, most notably the throttle body service, the vehicle wouldn't idle cold. So after removing the IAC and testing it (less than ten ohms on two of the four circuits, spec is 28-38 per Snap On scanner, 28-33 per Alldata) we replac...
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1984 Plymouth Gran Fury Salon 5.2L power assist VIN: 1P3BB26P4E
Hello, everyone, Customer brought car in complaining "hard to stop". Road test confirmed this. Under light braking performance seems acceptable with a slightly firm pedal but on hard braking pedal feels hard,& car will skid but only with extremely hard pedal...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L alternator VIN: 1G2WJ52MXS
I cannot find anything wrong with the wiring. The voltage drop from battery to the brown wire is .2 volts. Grounds are good. I would love any suggestions. The headlights surge like your at a club or something.
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Radio VIN: 1G2WJ52MXS
Can anyone tell me the codes to unlock this radio? The codes I got from the radio are 502 and 505. Thanks in advance.
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L Alarm VIN: YS3EF48E4X
My question is, is there a simple way to disable the alarm system? Customer has had three incidents of alarm going off with no detectable reason. Last time had some trouble turning it off, and got "Service Anti-theft" message. I have checked the fix database ...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L alarm system VIN: 4S3BG685XW
Hi out there. I have no clue on this one. Maybe someone has seen this problem. Other peoples remote key opperation will set off the alarm on this car. Even other makes of vehicle. I hate to spend a lot of time trying to reprogram (if it can even be done) if so...
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1996 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L Alternator VIN: JS2GB31S8T
I am having a hard time believing that three alternators have all gone bad. The tests - using a Midtronics tester - indicates that the alternator is not charging. We also have performed a voltage drop on the system and not found any problem. We also checked th...
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Differential VIN: 2T1AEO4B2S
hello looking for help, about 1 month ago we serviced a left inner cv boot on this car. about 1 week later, car is towed in and ft differental is making lots of noise. now car will not move. we change a lot of drive axles and have not had this problem before. ...
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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1NXBA02EOV
Hello Toyota techs, I have a vehicle that failed the smog inspection visual test because the check engine lamp was on. Stored codes were P0130 O2 B1S1 FAULT, and P0133 O2 B1S1 SLOW RESPONSE. The tail pipe emissions were slightly high, but it still would have ...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L Starts hard cold
This new jetta,all of a sudden,will not start as quick or clean as it used to.Im not really a diesel guy ,but Ive done some...It seemed like a bad glow plug.We popped in the 4 in the head but no change.I think 3 more GP's are in the system plus I see TSB's re ...
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1987 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8849H
customer's new complaint is that on dry days car starts right up: cold or warm days. but on days with high humidity or rainy it takes them about a half an hour to get this junk-o to run-o. I have not seen this happen in person, I am now stump-od
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1992 Volvo 960 2.9L battery VIN: YV1KW9508N
This one has got me in a corner and i appreciate the help.12v drain,pulled all fuses,relays,controlunits,c.d.,radio,ignition switch,conn.wires to starter,alternator,cooling fan relay,supressor relays in engine compartment,abs control unit connection,and still ...
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2000 Audi A6 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBH24B1Y
Well, it's gone and fixed right. My scanner was reading it correctly as I found out by hooking up a jumper to my Vantage...But as David, Robert, & Seth said, the #4 wire was the culprit. I only ordered the left bank set, (Thanks Robert) since the 'mileage' was... Trouble codes: 0304 (misfire on 4 cyl), 0118 (pending code for cts).
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBADE62030
Hi gents i changed the pcv plate and all the o-rings under the manifold I also cleaned the injectors there flow was a little low but would have not caused that problem. I also changed the plugs as one plug was foul with fuel. The car runs great mow thank you f...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L no speedo, gas gauge VIN: WBADM5348X
Well, I ordered a abs control module and am going to install it as soon as the customer drops the vehicle off for us. I went with that fix based on all the replies of that module going bad. I did test all wheel speed sensors and found all to be about the same.... Trouble codes: 30 (wheel speed sensor RL circuit), 31 (wheel speed sensor RR circuit), 08 (tank level sensor 1), 09 (2), 06 (can data error from DME/DDE), 18 (Gong level).
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L All Systems VIN: 5UXFA53592
iATN comes through again!!! A big THANK YOU to all who replied. It was the blower resistor (final stage) that was the cause. Thanks to Mel for the tip on the newest part, the dealer tried to give us the old style, but we had INFO!!! Thanks again to all. Ed How...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W4R
thanks for all helps, I replaced the fuel pump. it runs very good. customer takes the car, never come back. i guess i fix the car. any way thanks for help.
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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1BL52P6T
called cust back today and she stated veh has started without any problems after gas cap and ignition cylinder; would have to assume was more related to gas cap thanks to all that helped
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03E7W
Thanks to all who replied. The problem I finally found was with the electrical connector behind the drivers seat which goes thru the floor and connects to all the fuel tank electricals and the abs. When I took this connector apart I got two tablespoons of wate... Trouble codes: P440.
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GCCS1442X
after inspection of valve train and camshft sprocket, etc. noise is piston slap, cylinder balance test noise is gone on all 4 cylinders
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCHG39RX2
I dont know what fix this fan, we put a reolay in it (dont think it was the fix) test all wiring, no marks anywheres all tested fine no resitance. put all back together never stalled since.
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1995 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 4C3AU52N7S
have not heard from customer yet - does not have money to do timing belt - I am pretty sure this is the cause, but vehicle is not yet fixed.
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1C4GP54L5T
many of you had it right. we had a computer with theft deterent and put it in a van without it. one of you told us we would need a new bcm and pcm to fix it. we took it to a dealer and they thought that might be the way to fix it. they tried a pcm first and it...
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2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L XM Radio VIN: 2D8GV5825H
Correction: Syrius Radio. Just by happenstance this cat's syrius subscription ran out while in our care (1Day) What are the odds? Just another day in paradise. Thanks for all the helpful replys. We always want to know for sure that we are not at fault when goo...
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1988 Ford Ranger S 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTBR10T8J
Thank you all for your help! This is a very professional site and treasure it more than any other info I can get. While I was inmstalling the fourth in tank aftermarket pump(the customer replaced the first three), I noticed that the pump connector was wired ba...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
thanks to all about mode 6 didn't know about mode 6 cylinder 2 and 7 had bad coils and 3 5 6 had bad boots
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU73E1Y
Thanks for the replys. In the process of digging for information I got a lead about a recall #00M-12, that referenced leaking lower intake manifold gasket and timing chain tensioner update inconjunction with manifold gasket repair. I should add that after a ve... Trouble codes: P0301, P1132.
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMYU03141
Well it's fixed and the problem was a bad coil over plug. Timothy and Matt were right but it took several road tests and the good old MT 5100 and the MT 3100 to find it. We have three different scan tools that work on Fords but in my opinion the Master Tech bl... Trouble codes: P0351 (ign primary/secondary circuitt malfuction).
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L turbo VIN: 1FTWW33F42
i replaced the stock air box with a cold air intake system upon customers request. He called today and was satisfied the problem was fixed. I left ou that he had a program in the truck and after market full exhuast. thanks for all the replies. yours truly ...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG5649W
Thank you the info, to you all. I have not had time to work on this POS, but almost all agreed that the computer and the key must match. at this point I am going to continue by replacing the ecm and key as a unit and hopefully that will make it work. Thanks ag...
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1994 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP01D2R
ok, it was the ecm. after installing a new ecm all scanners communicated properly and the cel operating normal. thank you for the replies.
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1998 Isuzu npr 3.9L wiring diagram VIN: JALC4B1K1W
Thanks to all that emailed us back or called and talked to the tech. Found a crushed wire in the engine wire harness causing the burnt wireing. Correction: Replace wire harness.
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1982 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Heater VIN: SAJAV1319C
Thanx to all who replied! the problem was the servo. Replacing it was a little tricky but doable. Thanx to Woody, Tang, Joe and Robert, and all of my brother technicians!!!
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1740R
Thanks to Malcolm from British Columbia, Stewart from Northern California, Ken from Washington, Patrick from New York and Ronald from North Carolina for your quick and informative responses. I did all that you had suggested and recommended. My diagnosis is a f... Trouble codes: 46/47 (Idle Air Control valve).
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L front brakes locking up VIN: 1J4TX58S4W
Thanks to all for your help, found failing cab unit causing front brakes to lockup. After replacing unit problem solved ...THANKS Again!!!
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2006 Lexus RX330 3.3L Interior VIN: JTJGA31U96
Thanks for the quick responses from:Brian-TX,Joel-NY,George-CA,Charlie-NY,Rodney-HI,John-C A,Joel-Manitoba,Rod-AR,and Thomas-WA. I was able to make the changes with our MasterTech using the Toyota/Lexus cartridge version 13. Some of the replies said it would n...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L exhaust leak VIN: 4F2YU09121
Thanks to all who replied. Everyone essentially said 'Check the Cat!' and everyone was spot on! The pre cat had melted down and broken up, lodging in the secondary cat, which was also showing signs of overheating. We replaced both cats, the egr valve. We check...
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280sl 2.8L wiring VIN: 1130441000
Many thanks to Marty from Wayne Purdy's European Motors in Clearwater for linking me to this website ctions.html From the info on this page I was able to connect the dots Best regards George ps ...
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L pats system VIN: 2MEFM75W7W
i guess the car is fixed, i returned the car to the customer holding on to the key that she uses all the time. shes been using the spare key for two weeks and reports no problems. after clearing the codes they never reset, but the car hasn't acted up yet. i kn...
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L battery VIN: JNICA31A71
hi techs,customer did not to spend over $150.00 [used car dealer] to fix the battery drain problem.so we did a milli amp check and.. found a 300ma draw.idenfix had a hit on elec. motor mount problems.by pulling fuse 59 in under hood fuse box should kill to mou...
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3AG54N5P
as most of you said use a gm crank sensor and repaired the problem thanks
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2003 Pontiac Montana 3.4L key VIN: 1GMDX03E03
sorry to say i have not been able to pull this van out from under the nice lady that drives it.i guess we are safe as long as she doesn't loose the key. keith wrote that i shouuld check key resistance,this system has no chip visable on key. rich woundered ...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L draw VIN: WPOCA2984Y
thank you for the replies it turns out the vehicle had a tracking device (boomerang ?) in the truck and was causing the 100 ma draw. i got a tip from downtown fine cars they also experienced the same problem they spent 3 days on the car to find the problem luc...
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2001 Saturn L200 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU52F21
Well, thanks for all the replies the coil pack was the culprit. I suspected this due to 1 & 4 missing, but could not prove via the 'quad 4' method, and this was the first I have experienced the wide open fan thing. It just threw me off track. Thanks again, and... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L tcc VIN: 1G8ZH5D812
electrically all checked out well,therefore we had to re-pull trans and send back to trans shop. there they found 2 problems. a missing o-ring on the input shaft and also 1 missing on the convertor hub. everyone makes mistakes and they (trans shop) have always...
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1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L abs light VIN: 4S3BK4357V
Thank you to Doug,Ed,Tom Robert and Nick for your help.This car is fixed.I installed new ABS main and solenoid relays right by the ABS unit today,cleared codes and road tested car ABS functions properly and no light. I believe ABS ECU is located on the ABS uni...
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF63541
Thanks for your thoughtful replies. Andy from WA:There are one or two fuel vapor codes out there that Subaru does a reflash of the computer to fix this. If memory serves me correctly the computer is sent to NJ for this and only Subaru can make it happen. Ben... Trouble codes: 1443 (evap emmision control system vent control function problem).
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, no idle VIN: JT2BF22K5X
The IAC is A bit of a project to get off and check for movement on this engine . I got customer auth to remove T/body & test IAC . Removed T/body , removed IAC ,reinstalled T/body with a piece of duct tape over IAC passages(idles ok ) and actuated IAC with sca...
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1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3T3HPIOV5X
heres the fix,after talking to vetronex i found they had a problem with a few master techs using o.e toyota software.im to return the mastertech to vetronex for repair, they will provide a loaner mastertech.this info was also found on idenifix.hope this inform... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L head and tail lights VIN: 4T1BG22K6Y
Thank to the guys that took time to answer and special thanks to Mike for the info.This car does not have a seperate daytime relay it is all part of the integrated relay that is attached to the fuse box under the dash. Replaced the relay and all is well thanks...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R9Y
I would like to thank all 16 members for thier replies.Two main directions seemed to be at the forefront as to the fix. MAF was suggested by 9 members and the rest I felt all had experienced fuel injector problems. Also noted was the fact of some cylinder head... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean).
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Cooling system
Thanks to everyone who replied, and especially to Henry for your emphatic insistence that we change the thermostat. Good call. That was the problem as proved by putting the old thermostat along side a new one in heated water and watching as the new one went wi...
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