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1991 Audi 200 2.2L No Start VIN: WAYFD5440M
Attention Audi techs...need some help with this one. This 200 cranks over for ever when cold before it starts up. You have to hold the throttle wide open to get it to start and when it does it runs very rough and shoots a lot of smoke out of the tail pipe, see...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L limp in mode VIN: WBAGJ8320W
car shifts great but intermitantly trans light limp mode comes on customer pulls over shuts car down restarts and makes to shop fine codes are 49,54,59,55 limtied diagnostics avaible with limited data i feel like its a speed sensor problem can convert codes to...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L ign. and fuel system VIN: WBAAM3343Y
After approx. 20 startsEWS relay looses adaption to DME.Readapt EWS then the car restarts fine. Repeats after some starts. Other problem, Battery draw runs down battery due to radio staying on all the time. Could this be linked to EWS relay problem.
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Windows VIN: WBABS33442
Hello everyone. This convertable BMW has a cabin air pressure release function that does not always operate properly. The customer states that the window will roll down [...] upon opening the door, and should roll back up after the door is shut. Sometimes ...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L air temp VIN: WBAEV53533
When car is first started it will cool well from all vents but as it warms up the center vents increase in temp until they are about 20 degrees warmer than the outer vents. We evacuated and recharged to spec and pressures look normal. Once the vehicle is warme...
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L power stays on VIN: 1G6CD5157K
Hi all, The problem with this car is a dead battery in a very short time I found that with the key turned off and out of the ignition The charge light stays on The fuel data light is on and at 0 mpg The fuel gauge flashes E (it has a full tank of gas) The clim...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L dash cluster VIN: 1G6KF52YOR
the owner said that someone stole the radio. after that the dash lighting stopped working. i have checked all of the fuses and they were ok. we pulled the dash unit and checked all power and grounds at the connectors and they show battery voltage on power circ...
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1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L ride control - code C1711 VIN: 1G6KS54Y0W
code C1711 ,service ride control ,speed limit 90mph
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1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L headlight doors VIN: 1G1YY23P9N
I am pretty stumped , headlight doors bounce, the left headlight door bounces when headlights are turned off and the right headlight door bounces when the headlights are turned on. If I turn the park lights on and off both actuators turn back and forth(not cau...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, BACKFIRES VIN: 1GCCT14ZXP
truck came in with backfire/cutting out on accel. cust. said just started. he replaced fuel filter & egr valve. i test drove and verified complaint. seemed like fuel starvation. tested fuel pump current with vantage, pattern not real good compared to known goo...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL54TXP
Hi there maybe someone can help with this one. I have a 93 Lumina that is going crazy the scanner shows all kinds -40 for coolant temp the speedo shows 80 tps stays at 2.5 volts but if you check it at the sensor it is normal. The trans only shifts one time but...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Master cylinder VIN: 1GNDT13W5S
I am working on a 95 [...] w/ 4 Wheel Abs and it is 4wd. Has front disc rear drum. I cannot seem to eliminate a soft pedal/pedal fade on this vehicle any suggestions for bleeding will be appreciated or tips on what else other than the master cylinder will ...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L instrument cluster VIN: 1G1JC5247W
this cavalier at start up will intermittently leave warning lights lit after start up, sometimes one or two and it has left all of them on a couple of times, there are no codes when these lights are on . the oil light and battery light abs low track and ets of...
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1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L surge VIN: 2G1WW12M6X
please help, i found many post on this very same problem but many different complaints. i have the surge between 55 and 70 cruising on the highway light acceleration especially going up small hills. i believe it's lean. pings. here's what we have done. 2 motor...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L blower speeds VIN: 1GNDT13W7X
automatic system came in with no blower at all. tech two wont communicate. module supplies ground, if jumped blower runs, tried good module from good car.need good info. i have not been able to find a correct wiring diagram or flow chart for this blower circui...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L lack of power VIN: 3GNFK16RXG
this sububan acts like its running out of fuel. on the highway the o2 sensors go lean to 9 to 24 milli volts. going about 75 mph tps show 100 percent injector pulse width on the scanner show 11.5 ms, air flow meter shows 89 grams per second map sensor show 3.4... Trouble codes: P0131, P0137, P0151, P0157
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, lack of power VIN: 1GCCS144X8
hello friends ...I have this gem on my hands. about six months ago this vehicle came to my shop for having no power.I quickly found exhaust plugged. So i replaced the kitty and recomended a tune up. After replaced the plugs and wires,fuel filter.I sent it on i...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L reverse VIN: 1GCGK24U4Y
vehicle has no reverse doesnt seem to slip but does not move in reverse i think i know problem is mechanical but wanted second opinion.Hooked scanner to truck did find it does show its in reverse.Any help would be helpful
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L air flow VIN: 1GNCT18W9Y
I removed the sound panels and watched and put my hand on each of the vacuum motors in this system. All four moved through full range when commanded. I was able to disconnect the heat slave valve actuator and moved the door manually. I could see the recirc doo...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Rev. and drive engagement VIN: 1GNDX03E1Y
Hello guys. This van is my own personal vehicle, I have not ever been able to duplicate the problem. But it seems to do it frequently for my wife. She say's that when she shifts into reverse or drive at times that nothings there, she puts it back into park tri...
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2000 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJK34R1Y
If I unhook wire form computer to dash the gauge will go to full. If I unhook the wire from the balance module to the computer it stays on empty. When you first start the truck the fuel gauge starts to go up ( the tanks are full)to just about half and then dro...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Drive train VIN: 3GNEK13T02
Hello , I have a Avalanche with some vibration problems. In auto 4x4 or locked in 4x4 this truck will vibrate. You have to be going at 80 - 100 kms with a little ecceleration. once it starts you can keep it going. It feels like the front end is hopping. The on...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF55E72
This vehicle was brought into the shop with a dead battery. I replace the alternator and battery. Four days later the battery was stone dead again after siting for about 24 hours. Alternator test at 100 amps, after a full charge the battery passed a load test ...
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L batt light VIN: 3C3EL55H8Y
Customer came in with a battery (low charging) dash light on. She said after it has been on for a while all the interior and exterior lights started to go dim, also it felt like the trans went into neutral. The RPMs picked up and then all of a sudden the light...
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1993 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2B3ED56F4P
Im just starting out and got a hard one here we have a intreoid here that we just put in a used tranny in and now the moter starts and dies or just wont start at all there are no codes and every thing seems to be running in spec. any one out there have any ide...
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1997 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L heads VIN: 1B3ES42C3V
realatives vehicle, haven't seen it yet. but there telling me that theres a constant knocking sound in the upper part of engine when running. to me it sounds like somethings bent or worn in valvetrain,i.e. pushrod,rockerarm shaft,etc. any more info on this pro...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RXX
We have had this vech in our shop several times with code P0455 Large EVAP Leak & P0442 Small Evap Leak. HAve Followed the Mitchel Diag. Sheet for EVAP Leaks. Found the Canister cracked, one vacum line on top of the fuel tank kenked/cracked, LDP pump by the ca... Trouble codes: P0455 (Large Evap Leak), P0442 (Small Evap Leak)
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2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L engine VIN: 4B3AG52H41
Customer brought car to us on 21 Feb, 2006 at 65844 miles. They had replaced their own spark plugs for maintenance only. Engine ran rough after that. They removed plenum again to recheck but found nothing wrong. Vehicle still ran bad. We scanned and found cyl ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L cylinder heads VIN: 1D7HU18DX3
this engine overheated, we found coolant in 3 cylinders on left bank. removed heads, found warped .018 and .011. my question is can these heads be machined and if yes how much can be removed? all data said if over .002 replace heads. i tried identifix, the loc...
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1995 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTHE24H65
Hello . This vehicle has been interesting, has been to three different shops. All the above parts have been replaced by other shop. I am helping a friend. Well this vehicle develops a severe miss on acceleration. I have traced it down to the #2 cylinder. at di...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L fwd pressure VIN: 1FTDX1729V
Hello trans techs. This truck came in like it was low on fluid. You have to rev up the engine for line pressure to be read or engauged enough for it to take off. Man 2nd works and all other gears work. I have overhauld it and found no problems, Replaced the so...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5141W
TIA for your time!! Vehicle came in with P0455 Large Leak and I found mushy grommet and hose connections, did plugs and motorvac, filters etc. Customer came bacK after two tanks of fuel with light on again. Smoked system, isolated different parts of system, te... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap Gross Leak)
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Shift-no speedo VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
Trans was rebuilt 3 times at trans shop and also replaced speed sensor several times because of a erratic shift and no speedometer at times.We aquired this car and checked it out,wiring,sensors ect.. and decided to replace the electronic control module.This is...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L dome lights VIN: 2FMZA5143X
Dear Techs: This Windy Star is having trouble with its dome lights. The owners say they come on by themselves when driving down the road. They go on and off, sometimes flashing like a stobe light. This is of course annoying, especially at night. I cannot get t...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21L5Y
Help, i have this 5.4 triton that i can not figure out,it has a dead hole on #1, i have replaced the plug,coil,and injector and still it's dead. I have power to the coil and injector, also with a noid light everything seems normal, the compresson is 150.What i...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FTSW31F9Y
This F-350 is killing us. Customer says fuel economy is down to 7-9 mpg from 12-15. when pulling trailer has lack of power. With the NGS All I am able to gather is code p1316 all pids seem normal. when at operating temp still will not perform cyl contribution ... Trouble codes: P1316
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L fuel gauge oil pressure-high temp light VIN: 1FB5531L4Y
Another shop sent us this van. had an oil change and they replaced a outer tie rod.. customer stated that fuel guage was all over.. and the oil light came on. We test drove the van... the oil/temp light will light up briefly and then fuel gauge and water temp ...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX176XW
This EXPLORER came in with a on and off MIL light. The customer has noticed that it only comes on with less than a 1/8 tank of fuel. For the P0133 code I did check and replaced the o2 sensor. I saw no other problems on the scanner. The customer has called back... Trouble codes: P0133 (b1s1 heating inoperative)
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: IFTYR10U42
number 6 cly. misfire preformed compression test 130 lbs. two injection services customer states same problem never change Trouble codes: P0306 (6 misfire)
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1995 GMC G2500 Vandura 5.7L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GDEG25K0S
customer brought vehicle in to get ready for summer trips it never had a tune up he complained that he had a lack of power. after installing tune componets and a lengthy road test. code 44 was present we checked for vacuume leaks none found egr valve was found... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust)
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2000 GMC Yukon Denali 5.7L mastercylinder VIN: 1GKEK13ROY
sometime the brake pedal goes to the floor.Chevrolet dealer said it a bad brake booster.625.57. i thought when brake booster goes bad,u get a hard brake pedal
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KM8SB12B34
hard to start when cold check full presure 38psi reg out 48psi check injecter for leaking disconect fuel rail looks for restriction check presure check if hold presure ,pinch regulator increase presure no change iat and ect 3 degree diference vacum idle 18 in ...
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1999 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Electronic VIN: JLAC4B140X
Good Morning, Need some help with this NPR. firstly i need to know how to pull transmission codes on this model and secondly what vehicle in MOD can i use to compare this with. After pulling codes i would need to a trouble tree for the codes. Thanks in advance...
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V8T
need some imput on this one came in no start.no codes,good fuel psi,all scan data looks norm,no sparkchecked all the basics powers,grounds,hooked up b.o.b.all imputs there.on crank i get two noid pulses then nothin no spark no pulse.checked crank&cam sensors.h...
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1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L hold light flashes, hard upshift VIN: 1YVGE22A2P
customer had severe transmission slipping,transmission fluid severely burnt, and hold light flashing. installed used transmission. vehicle did not move at first, but after some additive transmission moved, but slipped like crazy. installed another used transmi...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Wont come out of Park, most of the time VIN: JMIBJ2227X
Hello All I have this 1999 Mazda protige that came to my shop, from on other shop, and most of the time will not come out of park, even when you pouch on the brake, i put her car in shop to confirm the problem , i had to go to the hospital for some medical te...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L 3-4 upshift, 4-3 downshift VIN: WDBEB28E9P
Hey guys, I've got what seems to be a valve body problem with this Benz. When the car came into the shop it sometimes shifted into fourth gear and sometimes did not, and there was absolutely NO downshift unless you got into the kickdown switch on the floor. I'...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDC1631542
Vehicle has had this problem for 6 months/ 5000km now. Mainly hot weather( 0ver 30*c) under hard acceleration vehicle develops engine missfire which stays until vehicle resumes idle. As stated all other ignition components have been replaced/ swapped. Vehicle ... Trouble codes: 080 (Catalytic convertor deterioration misfire detected), 086 (Misfire Cylinder 5. harmful to catalytic convertor detected)
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L transmission. take off only VIN: 4M2DU86E22
hello thanks for any replies in advance.customer brought this vehicle in and complained that it was slipping.thats all the information i was given.so i test drove vehicle first thing in the morning and noticed that i was indeed slipping.temp was outside was ar...
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3BM54J5P
Hey guys/gals here is another ECM related Mitsu 3000gt problem. I have searched the site and read any/all related problems. Here goes: There is no 2/5 coil output, verified timing is dead on (all covers removed), scoped cam and crank at the ECM and scoped sign... Trouble codes: 52 (ignition signal or coil 2/5)
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AA46G21
Not sure if I should not post this in engine forum but I feel this is the best place. This car came in not running. Broken Balance shaft belt got wrapped up in main timing belt and threw timing out and bent all intake valves. Replaced head with rebuilt unit,...
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1991 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNLHJ01S4M
Hi, this car cutout at approx 2000 rpm under slight load. Very intermitant, when the problem occures I feel a slight loss in power and when cruise at just under 2000 rpm if you increase throttle engine falls on its face, as throttle is increased problem increa...
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1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1HJ01F6P
this car has low eng vacuum and i cant figure out why. the timing belt is all ligned up. i checked and double checked. the dist timing was off. i reset it and after a couple the test drives the timing is off again!? i removed the dist assy to check the gear an...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D0T
hello everyone, i have this 96 nissan maxima with a no start. it has good fuel pressure but no spark the pcm is not activating coils so i checked crank sensor sig and it was very dirty but i noticed that once that starter deactivated the pattern clean up while...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21DXX
This Maxima has a no start condition due to no injector pulse. It does have spark though...and will run on brake cleaner. This system uses 2 crank sensors and both have a good scope pattern and the cam sensor has a good pattern as well. There IS 12v at the i...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Surge, engine bogs down VIN: 3N1CB51D7Y
hello group nissan sentra came in with complaint of no power,needed plugs we changed them.but motor bogs down and wont rev in nuetral. fuel pressure is in spec.s 40psi and steady,we removed an oxygen sensor and drove it,thinkin it mite be a clogged cat.but sa...
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D0Y
This car has a repeat failure of the intake gasket on no. 4 intake port. I know this seems to be a common problem as I have done 3 of these cars for this same problem myself. This is the first one that has come back. I am sure that I got all the old gasket fro... Trouble codes: P0304 (Missfire on cylinder 4)
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR07Y5Y
I have a 2000 nissan Pathfinder that when it is started it will turn on the check engine light and set a code P0505. My technician has checked the idle air control valve, pulled the plenum and removed the idle air control valve and cleaned it to make sure it w... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle air control valve circuit)
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Varies VIN: 3N1CB51D72
Vehicle transmission slips at times - hot / cold, any speed / load. No codes
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52E1X
gm techs help please,this 99 olds came in on the hook. it starts and runs 4 sec.the security light work and does not flash during the 4 sec.it has fuel pressure and spark it appears to kill injector pulse(like vtd problem.there is no communication with any of ...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on, abs VIN: WAUED68D3W
I got the ABS module back today 4/6/06 from modulemaster she werks good no more lights and everyone is happy. I would like to thank everyone, allmost all said to replace the mod Scott [...] was the big help by telling me about modulemaster Thanks to all iATN ...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64B4Y
ok guys first i would like to thank all of you for your help because there were very helpful. i check the turbo hoses and found oil in it so i cleaned it and replace the mass airflow and it worked. thanks for all the replys Trouble codes: P0102, P1137, P1139, P1113, P1131.
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1993 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBAHD5316P
thanks everybody for your ideas. i did find the problem, the vehicle has not returned almost three weeks. anyways , we found the injector pattern was not efficient. fuel was being dumped into cylinders, especially when cold. so we performed a fuel injection se...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGJ832DL
Thank you for all your help. Brad from California, Eric from Texas and Victor from Jersey were all nice enough to lend their ideas. Brad recommended a bad ignition switch. After tesing and retesting I didnt find a problem. Victor figured I had OE plugs and he ...
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1972 Buick Skylark 350CID wiring harness VIN: 4D37H2H195
hanks to all who took time to dig up these old diagrams.I was able to figure out which wires were supposed to be hooked to what based on color codes,also got vacumn lines routed correctly.Thanks to John,Dean [...],Donnie $ anyone else I may have overlooked.Jim
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1996 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L front end VIN: 1G4HP52K2T
Well I wish I could have been the one to fix this thing, after posting my original help request my customer had taken the car home and stated they would return. but once I read all the help requests and decided to try the options supplied my customer decided t...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L cruise control VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
Cruise control fixed. Thanks for the help. Kevin and Ray put me in right direction. Checked wires at servo unit again. Tugged on all wires, sure enough one wire was broken inside. Repaired and cruise work great. Must pull on wires when car accelerates
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2000 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G4WF5517Y
I did check everything that was mentioned form all the replies that i recieved and i decided to pull the injector rail and recheck injector flow and i decided to look at the back side of the valves and on number 6 and 4 there was some carbon build up and on th...
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1965 Chevrolet Corvette 327CID Fuel Gauge VIN: 194675S127
First thanks to all who responded. The system operation was as I describe earlier. However, I spoke about no power to the system. I finally tracked down the grounded wire to the dash that was supposed to be power. It was the ignition switch that should have be...
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1993 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GNDM19WXP
thanx for all of the help, on the astro i found the pick up coil bad in the distributer. I came across the problem do to another problem astro van that came into the shop that another tech just happened to stumble across.
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1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Fuel lines VIN: 1G1YY22P4R
Thank you to those who replied.Customer declined to have repairs done due to estimated cost of repairs.
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1999 Chevrolet C6500 7.4L tank runs dry VIN: 1GBJ7H1BXX
I have pulled my hair out on this one, customer is very patient, and has learned when to pull over & refill the left tank before running out of fuel. I have had both senders out and move them thru thier ranges & watch the fuel gauge and it seems to show a corr...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Rear differential VIN: 1GNEK13R6X
The problem was the yoke at the back of the tranfer [...] was dry. I guarantee you I would have spent half a day finding this one but thanks to all of you it was fixed in 30 minutes. I discussed the new yoke with the customer so if or when the problem comes bac...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 4x4 VIN: 1GNCT18W2X
Thank you for all the repies. The corrosion on the terminals of the TCCM was a give away. I replaced the TCCM with a used unit and all is well once again. IATN is a great resource Terry
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2004 Chevrolet Epica LS 2.5L No Start
Turns out the BCM has it's own seperate fuse in the BCM! Replaced the 5amp fuse and all is well. The reason we had no communication to the ECM was our scanner, Can't go in as generic OBDII and Epica in not listed? Entered veh as a Subaru and could now communic...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L horn VIN: 2C3HE66G3X
Sorry that it took so long to close this post, but we got very busy and this one was assigned low priority. I received six replies to my query and most focussed on the horn pad. I didn't feel that that was the problem. Robert from Texas was spot on. He felt th...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Timing Belt VIN: 2B3HD56J5W
Thanks to all that replied.I installed a new pump and belt,checked compression ,all cylinders 145-150 except cyl number 6.removed head and found both intake valves bent in that cylinder.
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Instrument Panel VIN: 1B4GP44GXX
I removed the cluster and resoldered the joints. This made the problem better but did not fully go away. We installed a new cluster and all is well. Replies were fairly evenly split between replace the cluster and replace the BCM. Thanks all. Eric
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L transmission VIN: 2B4GP44321
thanks for all the help you guys you're all right the transmission module was bad. i had give costomer the car back because she had warranty so she took it to the dealer and the change it and that did the trick.thanks again for your reply
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L torque converter VIN: 1FTCR14T3J
Hello and thank you for your help. Most replys told me about a broken spring in the valvebdy, and that is what I found. I also found a large piece of thrust washer in the pan, so this will be an overhaul as well.
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L master cyl VIN: 2FTH26HXNC
thanks for all your help rabbs valve fixed the problem.
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X5R
thanks guys for all the help got this one fixed it was a small leak in one of the lines to the dpfe sensor thanks again Trouble codes: P0327 (egr signal to low), P0332 (egr valve not opening), P0336 (exh. pressure high or egr signal to high).
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1994 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Idle Increases VIN: 2FALP74W2R
After replacing MLP sensor the code did not come back but the car was still acting up. Replaced the IAC and after 10 days customer says it is fixed. What a relief! Thanks for everyones help. David Trouble codes: 634 (Manual Lever Position Voltage High).
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU35P0T
thanks for all the responses, the fact that it's a 5.0 not a 4.0 doesn't make much difference, alldata, and mitchell agree with all of you, it is supposed to be at right rear of upper plenum customer needed car and we had done alot of other work, so it will be... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr excessive flow detected).
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Radiator VIN: 1FAFP5828Y
Thanks for all the replies.The radiator does come out the bottom.Ronnie
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L high idile VIN: IFAFP4040Y
the car didn't have any vacuum laeks at the evap system I proved this by just unplugging the vacuum souce and the Idile was un changed The next thing I did was to call ford and found out that the IAC command was 50% and that there was a patch to correct this p... Trouble codes: P0455.
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31381
I don't know if it's fixed or not... I replaced the Purge Solenoid under the hood. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0442 (small EVAP leak).
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L battery light VIN: 1FAFP33F62
Thanks for your responses, i received 11 replies, about half of them said to check the grounds. Take them apart & clean them even if the look ok. One response said to check for broken wire about a foot from alternator. There was a wiring problem with the blue ...
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1996 Geo Metro 1.3L No Start VIN: 2CIM5292T6
thanks for the 6 replies, especially from jerry [...], he advised us that he had found the lifters to be very hard to bleed and also carbon under valves occasionally, so WE tried to clean and bleed the lifters again to no avail. we also applied air to the cy...
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L motor VIN: 1HGEJ8140V
the owner had us have his v-tech head redone and installed onto the base engine he bought also moved the location of an oil galley to make the base a v-tech thank you all for lots of great information chad
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L hard start VIN: JNKCA31A3Y
I took your advice and got a fuel pump from Nissan and it took care of the problem. I now have residual pressure and the vehicle starts a whole lot easier. Thanks to everybody that replied that was greatly appreciated
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1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L fire damage VIN: SAJNW474XP
Hello group, I have not started repair on this vehicle yet. My request was for advise from techs who had experience with engine fire damage on these 12 cylinder Jags and any ECM damage that may have been a result of such fires. Thanks to all who responded with...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA53C92
We found that this was still under warranty with Jaguar since they previously repaired wiring after the collision. Vehicle was finally towed out of here a few days ago to go back to the dealer. Trouble codes: P1344 (app sensor).
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Starting VIN: SAJAG52NX3
Thank you for the replies, I fixed the vehicle by puting more fuel in the tank. Never trust a jag fuel gauge.I then also took the remotes apart and resoldered the tracks inside the remotes. They would operate the door locks intermitantly. I scanned for more co...
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1994 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Non Starter. VIN: 1J4FJB356R
Dear All, Firstly many thanks towards the many correspondences that I have reived regarding the problem that I had with this Jeep. I have located the problem & the parts are now on order with the Jeep dealer in Swansea. The problem was two fold, but bad ea...
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2001 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: KNACD12661
This Kia is fixed. Thanks for all replies. As I stated in my original post, I was more interested in how the system works, not neccessarily what a silver bullet may be. I've made 3 or 4 requests through iATN over the years and not one bullet would've fixed a c... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP signal).
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1992 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L lack of power VIN: SALHV1245N
thanks again to all that replied, suggestions from water in the fuel to maf and alternator rf signal interference, all tune up parts are lucas replacement,this is a must. after all the diagnostics and component tests the fix was a lazy right o/2 sensor. did no... Trouble codes: 45 (lean right back).
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L pannel lights VIN: JT8UF11EP0
Thanks to Phillip from Arizona, David from Florida, Gregg from Oklahoma and Anthony from Texas. after contacting the dealer i found out that a new instrument cluster was going to set the customer back more than $500 dollars. the dealer informed me that they se...
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1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs VIN: JT8BF12G3T
well we took apart the wheel speed sensors and cleaned the tone rings as many suggested and all is well.
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28G41
hey all you motor heads, the problem wound up being carbon tracking on the porclien of the spark plug, had to inspect each new spark plug, ran most of tests you guys suggested, new plug problem fixed, love this iatn network,
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