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2003 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVT64B93
After replacing timing belt, ran vehicle and after 20 mile cruise, cel would flash then go out. Scanned codes and found p0304,p0305 and p0306 misfires, all on same bank. Checked connections and checked for vacumm leaks none found,(never removed vacumm lines du... Trouble codes: P0304, P0305, P0306
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L trans inop VIN: WBADM634XX
Car was towed in, no forward gears, reverse is fine. Disconnected electrical plug at rear of trans and trans works fine, reconnect and nothing. I have checked all fuses related to trans, no codes appear, replaced gear selector because it was all gummed up wi...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L srs light on VIN: WBADT63401
This BMW needs to go tonight and I have not fixed it correctly. I found a post similar to my issue here and tested it to the best of my understanding. The post was vague about the test on the battery positive cable disconnect. The results I got indicated the c...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L heater blower motor VIN: WBAFB33351
I woul like some help out there i have this problem with the blower motor when you try to incresa the speed nothing happens, i hooked up the scanner and was reading the voltage increase and decrease while pushing the button.but no speed increase, but also once...
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1992 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Hydraulic VIN: 1GCCS1A1N8
Clutch would some days work and some days you could not shift.I replaced the slave cylinder and could not get a pedal. Then i replaced the clutch master cylinder and still could nt get a pedal. I bleed it and there does not seem to be any air left. I have very...
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L abs light VIN: 1G1BN52P5R
i would like some insight to this code i have a 24 telling me that i may have a bad abs pump motor relay but i replaced it a year ago and now light is on again also checked wiring and connections. wondering if there is something that i am overlooking. or that ...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L compressor VIN: 2G1FP22P2S
fault code 61--scan shows ac pressure to only 17/lb always. system does work briefly when i disconnect neg. battery. guage readings perfect when ac is running--cools great. tested wiring to pressure switch--b+ wire tests good--5v ref good--ground good--scan da...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L no 1-2 shift VIN: 1GNDT13WXT
hello fellow techs. trans had no other issues until we "fixed" it! vehicle now holds in first gear till about 3500 rpm and then goes straight to third gear. tech 2 indicates that second gear is commanded (even though it is clearly in first). in manual second, ...
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1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Moisture VIN: 1G1YY22P2T
Vehicle came in runnign very poorly and we found that opti-spark was malfunctioning due to moisture in the unit. Ew replaced it and it was running well & fine. Vehicle has returned once again with moisture getting into it. Any advice from you guys would be muc...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.3L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25WZX
van towed in for rough running and lack of power, mil lt on, scanned found po339, changed crank sensor after inspecting wiring and no change. vehicle has also developed a po300 misfire code somewhere along the way. low on power on hard acceleration and pinging... Trouble codes: P0339, P0300
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L a/c switch VIN: 1G1ND52MXX
Hello again, and thanks in advance. Customer scheduled for basic a/c recharge and upon getting vehicle in bay and checking out found the tempature out the vents to be cold and the a/c system pressures were normal. Left vehicle running and it will intermittentl...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L will not complete re VIN: 2G1WH55K91
the battery went dead on this vehicle while it was in my shop. The computer then cleared adn had to reset itself. In my area of Penna vehicles need to be emission tested and two items havent been reset, the catalytic system and the evaporative system. One syst...
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2002 Chevrolet 6500 210CID Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GBJ6H1C72
Hello Diesel Techs, This truck belongs to the shop and is a flat bed wrecker. This truck has 3126 cat (210 HP) in it. If you go down the hiway truck runs fine and all the way to governor cut off(74 mph). About 1500 miles ago all filters were changed and truck...
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L cooling fan VIN: 2C3HE66G7Y
Hello techs. I have a 2000 300M that when ac is on head pressure goes over 400 before cooling fans will come on . As soon as comes on will go to aprox. 275 fans shut off and head pressures climbs again.No codes stored in car. Customer complaint won't cool in t...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Surge, Stall VIN: 3C4FY4BB41
on the road, looses power but does't seem to cut off. at idle it dies all of a sudden. hard to restart unless you cycle the switch off, then it starts right up. fuel press. is 58 lbs and never looses press even when it dies. tried moving asd and fuel pump rela...
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1995 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L Y pipe VIN: 4B3AU52N2S
Hi all, I need some help with this Avenger. I am in need of the exhaust y-pipe or the front pipe as Dodge calls it. I have checked with two Dodge dealers and they informed me that the part is no longer available. Since it was a Mitsubishi part number I called ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF236XW
Hello Fellow Tech's, This vehicle came in on a tow truck as a no-start. Checked fuel pressure at transfer pump, had 3 psi and did not hold pressure. We hooked up the Snap-On scanner, code P1689 was present. After determining the transfer pump was no good, we i... Trouble codes: P1689 (no com between ecm inj pump)
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28YOX
This is the second vehicle in as many days that I have seen with these code. (the other one was seven cylinders). After running the code no problem is found. Has anyone been running into this problem? Thanks in advance for the help. Trouble codes: P0201, P0202, P0203, P0204
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Mechanical VIN: 3B7HC13Y5Y
We have been struggling with getting a low duct temperature from this A/C system. The customer swears that it was much colder and it doesn't seem cold enough to us, either. (Lowest 50 degrees F.) We first found that the pressure switches were leaking and press...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Misfire, BUCKING VIN: 2B4GP74L02
Hello all, I have a Caravan here I'm having some difficulty with. The complaint is that during acceleration, mostly from a stop, the vehicle feels like it has a noticable misfire/bucking. It also occurs sometimes while cruising under certain loads. No troulbe ...
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1989 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L lean VIN: 1FABP54Y3K
see repair history. Code 41 keeps coming back and under accel the engine pops through the intake (lean) as the code says. rpms slow to return to idle after accel but I cant see how that would be a problem. I assume there is a vacuum leak but spraying carb clea... Trouble codes: 41 (lean right hego)
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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: HUJI393930
came in had code 173 in it replaced o2 seamed ok test drove after 2 miles mil light came on and it had same code in it. o2 volts switch slow after you drive it and then go to 900 plus and stay there. checked for vaccum leaks none found.what should i check next Trouble codes: 173 (o2 sensor)
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Battery Light VIN: 1FDKE30M2P
This ambulance alternator charges good but battery light doesn't go out. Has the Leese-Neville 165 amp alternator. Alldata doesn't have a wiring diagram for this alternator. Diagram for motorcraft alt. shows one of the small wires to the alt. grounds the bulb ...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6533T
HI FORD TECHS CAR GETS A PO171 ONLY AFTER DRIVING 72 MPH OR HIGHER. CAR HAS GOOD O2 READINGS GOOD BARO PID GOOD MAF READINGS THE ONLY FREEZE FRAME DATA THAT I DONT KNOW ABOUT IS FULSYS1 OL DRV DOES THIS MEAN FUEL SYSTEM 1 OPEN LOOP IN DRIVE? THE FREEZE FRAME D... Trouble codes: P0171
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTEE1421V
Hi Guys..vehicle came into shop for running rough and check engine light on. Scanned for codes and pulled P0340, tested cam sensor and found bad. We replaced cam sensor but not synchronizer because the magnet did not look that bad on sensor. Vehicle still has ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L dies VIN: 1FTRX08L8Y
The customer reports the truck will some times start and die 3 or 4 times then runs good. The theft light flashes dimly with the key off. The engine is about 1Qt low on oil. The C1284 indicates oil pressure sender is at fault,could it be that simple, replace t... Trouble codes: P1260 (Pats system), U1147 (SCP data fault for vehicle spec), C1284 (oil pressure switch failure), P3003 (miss on 3 cyl)
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L rf speaker VIN: 2FMZA534XY
hey guys, need some help. van showed up with no radio operation and remote keyless entry not working. power door locks work via the switches but not through the key fob. found blown 36 FUSE UNDER DASH . popped in 10a as required ,clock came on as expected, all...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C8Y
dpfe reads 1.0 volt at idle & ect at 117 dpfe starts to jump around as temp gets around 180 then dpfe reads 5.12 at idle. thank u for your time Trouble codes: 1401 (dpfe ckt high voteage)
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L steering VIN: 1FMYU60X8Y
After installing engine, road tested and while steering, the steering wheel willchatter. Shakes whole car. Seems strange. p/s whines a bit Im thinking rack or pump We are going to play with it tomorrow. need a start point. flush It?
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L drivetrain VIN: 1FMU18LX1L
We experience a slight driveline jutter at slow maneuvering speed (5 to 15 mph) when turning the wheel slightly right or left off center. Tight turns are smooth and normal. Vibration is felt through the floorboards, hard to define if it is front or rear.
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Surge, high idle VIN: 1FAFP55UXZ
customer complaint is that the car surges while driving. more after a period of time driving it, but will happen even when first driving. car idles high @ 12,000 rpm when cold for about 10 minutes even when driving. there are no codes. i can't find a tsb with ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L fuel level VIN: 1FMZU73K83
I wanted to update but couldn't do it because of previous update, what I want to know is how can I check the flex pump module if I dont have a solus (I have modis)or if gauge can be checked after the pump conventionally by grounding and removing ground to have...
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L air bag VIN: 1FAFP33P33
we now have a lite on no codes untill you run self diag test get [...] crash data full now what ??? motor says to replace both air bag mods niether deployed just driver side seat belt tensioner went bad help
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2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU64W24
HELLO FRIENDS:THIS IS A CHALLENGE;this truck runs nomally and between 105-108 km/h at cruise,the warning of engine failure at the message center appears and the MIL iluminates.always do this. We try another throtle body,and no diference,the freeze frame data d... Trouble codes: P2106
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2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L Rear Shocks load level Type VIN: 1GKDT13W4Y
This vehicle equipped with factory Load level system. The original shocks are not avalible. Has any tryed to convert these over to generic Delco air shocks? Our first choice would be to stay with original replacement shock but one side is obsolete. The generic...
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCB7567L
Cold Idle surges up to 2000 rpm then drops back to 800, back up to 2000 then down again to 800. It will continue to do this until engine is warmed up then all is well. We have verified Fast Idle solinoid opertation, TPS readings,ECT,ACT and injector resistance... Trouble codes: 25 (Not a valid code New Used PCM resolved.), 41 (O2 heater open. Confirmed bad O2)
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1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L compressor? VIN: 2HGEJ2248P
Car came in complaining of poor A/C, hot air only. We put guages on it and pressures were normal at idle 30psi low side and 175 psi high side. At 2000 rpm the low side dropped into vacuum, so we replaced the expansion valve. We charged it up with 20oz of freon...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L hvac VIN: 1J4GZ78S8W
please god tell me where the blower motor relay is on these trucks has automatic temp control please help
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L cabin blower VIN: JT8BD68S9W
Greetings to Lexus techs: We have this '98 LS300 with a faulty cabin blower circuit. The motor runs ok when straight-wired. We get two codes, for both driver and pass side solar sensors, but we're not sure how to test these. The blower uses a resistor pack t...
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L braking system hydraulic and mechanical servere pu VIN: 1LNLM91V6S
hello fellow nightmare lincoln techs, inserted hydraulic pressure testers at caliper bleeders. pressure is equal and appears to have no flow restriction. inserted pressure testers in caliper assembly. 500 lbs pressure dif, more towards driver caliper. everyth...
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Steering column VIN: 1LNHM97V9X
Customer states that steering column "smokes" (electrical short) when driving interstate speed 75 mph whith cruise on for at least 30 min, i havent been able to duplicate yet but i will try to find time meanwhile i was going to see if you ford techs run into t...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBFA66EOM
Have a 91 500 SL that will cold start fine, Idle fine, but if you push down on the throttle the engine will die. Engine will restart idle but will not accelarat. After idling for around 4 minutes car will drive. Has a slight bog on hard accerlation.In driving ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL 6.0L Electronic VIN: WDB1400571
I have a 600sel (euro.) and at times the a/c fan will run on low untill the battery is dead. We have had the push button assy. rebuilt by beckman twice but it does the same thing. The car may go several day with no trouble. The car may have been seating for 10...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire VIN: WDBRF61J21
Hello Mercedes techs: I have this 2001 C240 originally with DTC's P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0170 and P0173. After checking the plugs, I found it had the wrong plugs installed and they were in bad shape. I replaced the plugs and road tested vehicle for about... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim malfunction bank 1), P0304 (cyl 4 missfire), P0305 (cyl 5 missfire), P0306 (cyl 6 missfire), P0300 (random missfire), P0173 (fuel trim malfuntion bank 2)
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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 2MEFM75W11
This Ac will only freeze up when the customer drives on the highway and works great in town. I guess what Iam looking for is that besides water in the system what controls the cycling of the clutch that would allow this to freeze up only on the highway?? About...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L monitors VIN: JHMAHJ1123
hello everyone ! just saw this truck today for a minute . 800 miles have been driven including dyno drive cyles , but monitors won't set on ,o2 , o2 heater , cat and evap you know the routine , been all over , including the dealership. i'll see it again tomorr...
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1992 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN8HD17Y7N
Hello everyone I have a good one here. This pathfinder came in on the hooks. Cust said that he was driving and died out. He towed it to his house and he replace the cap and rotor, but nothing. When i got it it started but as soon as u give it gas it dies. i ch...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L compressor comes on and off VIN: 1N4DL01D01
Customer came in complaining of 4-5 times a week A/C would not blow cold. At any other time the A/C blows ice cold and there is no problem. We brought the vehicle in and test drove the vehicle numerous times for a total of about 35 miles with no problem. We al...
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1992 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GHDU06LXN
Van will die at idle.I checked fire & injection pulse all ok . Did wave form ck. on injectors shows good. Preformed wiggle test & tap test on wirring & mass air flow.No problems. Is worse in colder temps.Mass air flow is clean. Thanks in advance,
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L transfer case VIN: T2Y1158522
when making tight turns like parking lot turns driveline will bind to the point were it stop vehicle unless you really accel hard then tires slide and jerk. no codes in system and tires are same type and installed at same time. no codes stored in memory,on lif...
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1966 Other European 3000 mk III .0L turn signal VIN: HBJ8L34545
I know this is as basic as it gets, however, this car came in with a no stop condition and state inspection. With key off the car continued to run. Disconnect and reconnected the batt. With the key off the car was haunted. Gauges flickered, fuel pump cycling, ...
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1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on, bucking VIN: 1P4GP44R6V
thankyou for any help on this vehicle. customer stated that the van started to buck and run rough and then the check engine light came on.he shut van off then restarted and had no problem other then check engine light still on.I road tested the van for about 5... Trouble codes: 122 (tps voltage low), 1496 (5 volt supply output low), 1799 (calculated oil temperture in use), 1738 (repairing overheat shift schedule in use)
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2000 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1P3ES46C5Y
I have a strange one here. Vehicle runs rich at idle. Vehicle is bogging down and hesitate during acceleration. All pids seems to fall in place except for the fact it is running rich and not responding to accleration. Fuel pressure is at 50psi. Coolant tempert...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L unknown VIN: 1G2WR5217Y
CUSTOMER BROUGHT IN THIS VEHICLE COMPLAINING OF A INTERMITTANT SURGE (ON DECEL I BELIEVE)AND A CLUNK/BANG WHEN AT A STOP. THEN FELT LIKE THE ENGINE REVS AND CAR SLOW TO TAKE OFF. Initially on test drive(7 miles), we could not duplicate the problem. Inspected a...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L vibration VIN: 1G2WJ52K3Y
K you front end guys. customer is stating hes having a vibration at about 60 - 80 mph, its worse at times, and is felt in sterring wheel and front end of car. It feels like an out of balanced tire but he just had 2 new front tires installed and balanced a fe...
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1985 Porsche 928 S 5.0L Leaks VIN: WP0ZZZ92ZF
This is a 1985 gray market 928. I cannot find fuel injectors! Bosch# 0 280 150 252. Worldpac shows a different injector under 1985. If I look at a 1984 Porsche it looks similar to what I have (long fuel hose attached) but is black and has a different Bosch#(0 ...
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2002 Saturn SL 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G8ZF52812
this saturn once hot, bucks and surges when cruiseing and on exceleration, scan showed missfire history, came in with codes po300,{random missfire}, and po341{cam sensor perf}, dealer says car has no cam sensor, installed plugs and wires, now no codes present,...
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BK6750W
Hi there, I'm in Canada(Ontario), 1997 Subaru Legacy wagon 2.5 dohc. came in overheating-eventually found cracked block-was unable to find low milage motor. Client sorced his own motor, it's a Japanese motor with no e.g.r. We have been told by the supplier to ...
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2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF63592
second time in for same codes in 2 months. B1S1 is an AFRS. Alldata gives scan tool info based on the factory scan tool. When Ricky asked me to come over to help, I noticed a 12 volt 50% square wave on the wire at the AFRS he was testing. I've concluded he had... Trouble codes: P0130, P1137 (b1s1 range)
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1996 Toyota Celica ST 1.8L windhield wipers VIN: JT2D802T7T
Hi Everyone, I am working on this Celica after a few others have attempted. It has a problem with blowing fuses on the wipers. I have tried a new wiper motor and it still popped the wiper fuse. When I replaced the fuse, smoke bellowed out of the right hand si...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Compressor VIN: TRUUT28N01
Sorry to have taken so long to close request but cust. came to take vehicle and has not returned for futher testing. Many of the responces were helpful but didnt turn out to be the problem. Many suggested pressure switch problem but based on block info I dont ...
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1989 BMW 635CSi 3.5L Transmission Jumps out of 4th gear VIN: WBAEC8419K
Thanks to everybody who replied we missed one ground behind the steering wheel. Alldata diagrams are no good.
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1994 BMW 840Ci 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEF6329S
found the cause was a bad air mass so i replaced air mass meter test drove and will give to customer today thanks for all the help in the replies Trouble codes: 201 (oxygen sensor control bank 1), 203 (oxygen sensor control bank 2), 12 (oxygen sensor bank 2), 13 (oxygen sensor bank 1).
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6325V
thanks to all members that replied. it was definitly in the vanos assembly timing. after getting the factory manual back out, dissasembling the unit, and starting from scratch, we discovered that the vanos is timed by turning the slotted cams behind the sprock...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L sunroof VIN: WBAGJ8322W
Thank You everyone for all your help. I had to normalize the sunroof motor to learn it's position. now everything is working properly. Thanks again for the response.
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACC9321W
Well this one was odd it turned out when I was looking for the crankcase vent valve i noticed a leak at the hose (so i thought it was the hose) sprayed carb cleaner aroud it and thats when the car almost stalled turned out the valve cover gasket had a small te... Trouble codes: P1174 (fuel trim adaptation malfunction).
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2000 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G6KF5799Y
Greetngs, After having the car for another day,and not finding any codes for anything,including transmission,we sent back to dealer,suggesting a possible PCM. Dealer installed another fuel pump,customer claims its better,but not right.IMO symptoms point el...
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L No Start VIN: 3GNGK26J0W
Hello all After rechecking residual pressure on fuel rail after shutting off vehicle we finally got this thing to act up and saw the fuel pressure bleed off which gave us extended crank time. We have installed a new fuel pump assy and delivered truck. Have not...
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC5241Y
Thanks to Rich from Illinois and John from Michigan, who were both dead on. The body ground on this car is provided by a bolt on connection at the battery tray. It is VERY easy to overlook. When I inspected this one, the bolt was loose and had nearly fallen ou... Trouble codes: U1000 (Communication), U1016 (Communication), U1040 (Communication), U1064 (Communication), U1088 (Communication), U1096 (Communication).
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L engine VIN: 2GCEK19T8Y
well this one is costing the customer $5000.00 we found a bad camshaft. camshaft and lifters cost alot and you have to pull heads. do you fix a 155,000 mile motor or replace it especially if there is metal from the cam in the motor. after seeing the responses ...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCT19W31
pinched wire found in loom running back to fuel pump module.. considerable amount of off road 4 wheeling done with this unit which I'm sure contributed to the problem. thanks for all the assistance. Duane Trouble codes: P0452.
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L HVAC and cruise VIN: 2G1WF55E02
Have not been able to get the car back for the final inspection and subsequent repair. Due to the information that I received from everyone it seems that the problem is the harness connection at the ignition switch which I suspected and have seen on other GM v...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34U84
Thanks to everyone who replied.the fix was the ground wire at the back of the engine.After previous voltage drop test on powers and ground tested good,we were able to duplicate the condition by pulling on the harness. Trouble codes: U, 0107 (lose communication with TCM).
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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1C3XV66L4N
thanks to all that replied! i finally got a chance to look at an ignition pattern of all 6 cyls. at the same time when the car acted up. when the problem occured, my pattern went haywire!!! it looked like something i've never seen before. i didn't believe my s... Trouble codes: 43 (ignition coil 2 circuit).
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on, O2 above 1.3 volts VIN: 1C3EJ56H6S
The fix was TSB 18-01-98. By adding another 'forced' ground circuit, the elevated voltages were elliminated and all works perfectly. Although the TSB didn't apply to my specific complaints, it was the fix. To answer other questions: The MIL lamp was the only c... Trouble codes: 21 (O2 voltage high).
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44R9T
thanks to all who replied especially thomas from new york and dave from ontario it was the computer thanks again
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Calipers VIN: 3B7KF23D1V
Thank you all for your help however I have not yet seen these vehicles back. I did get some ideas so if it happens again I might have somewhere to go then.
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L axle u-joints VIN: 1FTEF14Y2T
Thanks for all who replied. After replacing second axle u-joint on truck #2 the condition was still the same. There were responses to check things like tire circumference etc. and all was very close and should not have caused a problem. At the end of the day I...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L intermitant brake booster operation VIN: 1FTHX26FXV
you guys were right on vacuum pump took care of the hard pedal after pump replacement pedal effort was restored then found pedal going to the floor brake master was also bad thanks
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDU34E7V
Thanks for the help. After multiple attempts to locate wiring problems we couldnt not locate any. We did have other issues pop up while searching, which were the 4X4 light and OD light started flashing and the 4X4 would lock in low, the windows and sunroof sta...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF1723V
Well this ones finaly fixed.After checking everything all of you suggested turned out to be dpfe hoses hooked up backwards.Most of the replies stated to check egr passages inside intake.Thoses were gummed up but not plugged.While intake was removed noted 'junk... Trouble codes: P0401.
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP13P8W
what i found was that someone had tried to replace this module with one out of the salvage yard . The only problem was they didnt match the numbers. There are severel different number of these modules. I had to go to the dealer with the vin to get the correct ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMZU73K83
Almost everyone is pointing to the flex fuel module which upon investigation is part of the fuel pump assembly. I would still like specifics on what readings and type of measurements could be used to check the fuel gauge (microporcessor). customer has not retu...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGED3646M
Thanks to all whom replied, a lot of replies thought it might be the distributor (cam and tdc sensors) but if you read all the info you would have seen the distributor had less than 5k miles on it. What I found was a faulty igniter! I was a little suprised as ...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L transmission VIN: 1HGCD5633S
Didnt really get to fix this one persay, but the customer was happy. After rechecking everything and then talking to a local transmission shop that i trust, it was decided that there was a problem inside the trans and would require further disassembly. When i ...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, NO BUSS VIN: 1J4FY19S4X
thank so much for all of the responses,some had already been looked at,other responses we checked.thank you very much to tom in new york.your suggestion lead us in the correct direction.on circuit a22 (b+ to pcm)we found a flucuating voltage of 2.5v-8v this wi...
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD18271
Thanks to the guys at Davenport Motors here in Plano, Tx. (an in dependnt Lexus shop). I rechecked all the circuits concerning the gear selection switch and did not find any problem. We then sent the car to Davenport where the ECM/TCM was replaced. I suspected... Trouble codes: P1780 (Trans selector switch).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Electric fan motor VIN: WDBJF65H2X
Well, sorry for a day late; I did not have a chance to bring the car back in due to the work load. It turned out the hidden high speed relay for the electric fan was at fault. Replacing the relay and all went well. Thanks for all replies; special thank to Char...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Headlights VIN: 1G3GR62C6W
Thanks to all who replied to my help request. The simple voltage test at pin B1 at the module confirmed a faulty headlight switch. Voltage was fluctuating from 7 to 10 volts. I really appreciate the professional and prompt response. Thanks again... Jim
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1998 Other Asian wolverine 350CID Cuts out, Misfire
dear sirs...you are all gods...i wish i knew what you all forgot about carbs over the past ten years. as it turns out , my problem, this time , wasn't carb related..it wasn't the last time either... my cid was toast... when i was told this, i opened it up...ye...
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1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L Power windows/front blower VIN: 1GMDXO3EIV
Thanks to all who wrote back, you guys nailed it. I lifted the carpet under the passengers front and the heavy orange wires were coroded in half at the splice. A quick solder job had everything working again.
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GMDX13E9Y
We finally got the van back in the shop and replaced the other crank sensor, the one in the side of the block. The customer has had it back for a week now and all is well. Thanks so much to all who helped out.
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Very High Idle VIN: 1G2WP52K11
Well, guys. I'd love to be able to tell you that this problem is definitively fixed and what the cause was. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Several of you talked about the carpet being in the way. We checked but that doesn't interfere with the pedal. More...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52F32
Thanks for the response to my dilemma. We have not repaired the vehicle because of cost so my final diagnosis was not proven true. Here's what I did know. The customer took the car back because we couldn't duplicate problem. Three days later she calls back and...
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1998 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2AC52L1Y
Hi this one is fix. We try to find the wire that was short to ground but no luck. we are a institution so only i have three hours to diagnostic and repair vehicles. so we ask the custumer what option he wanted, taked to my shop for furter diagnostic or a free ... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor circuit short or open).
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 5TBBT4417Y
most replies pointed to the grounds and the t-body. code only applied to the amp draw on the motor. tried rewiring the motor, no change. current ramped clutch, (.9amps and would drop following the duty cycle output of ecm. it would duty cycle at abt 50% then d... Trouble codes: P1126 (Magnetic clutch circuit malfunction).
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1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WVWCA0150K
Thanks to all of the replies for my problem car. As some of you suggested, I had the fuel pressure checked and it was 65psi at the distribution box. I checked the little screens at the fuel distribution box as Thomas suggested. There I found alot of rust and r...
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1997 Volkswagen Cabrio High Line 2.0L Clutch cable VIN: 3VWBA81E9V
Thanks to all the IATN members that sent me replies on this fix. A special thanks to Paul [...] who suggested removing the instrument cluster. Having been in this business for more than 30 years, I am not as flexible as some of you younger guys! This worked w...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Accessories VIN: WVWAC63B1P
thanx for all rerplies, the problem was actually two fold, the fuel filter was nearly clogged completely and the maf sensor was marginal, i replaced both of these and the car runs lioke new. iatn rocks!!!
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L temperature warnig light VIN: 3VWRT29M01
thank you very much to everybdy that replied. yes, the coolant level sensor was the cause of the buzzer coming on.
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