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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start VIN: WAUED64B91
We are replaceing an engine in this vehicle. We bought a short block and a new cylinder head, had the remaining head remaned at a local machine shop. vehicle will not start.We have good compression(170psi) on all cylinders.Engine cranks like the timing is adva... Trouble codes: P0346, P0341
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1988 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBABB2305J
This one is very random loss of spark and injector pulse. After checking the archives I checked and cleaned the mcu connector and even tried a good used one. On the rare occasion that it didn't run I would get some strange readings but then it would start runn... Trouble codes: 53 (full load switch), 38 (asc intervention)
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1992 BMW 525i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHJ6316N
hello . i need help on this 525i wagon the customer told me about 2 years ago he replaced the 02 sensor and nothing changed, so i checked the heater relay , it's working ok with ground signal from the ecm and power to the 02 sensor.thinking he may have had a b... Trouble codes: 70 (02 sensor control or knock sensor on motor sport engine)
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L mil VIN: WBAGJ8324W
This car came in for a 60K mile service, and had the MIL lit up for p0300, p0308, p0306. It was running terribly. After tune-up and road test: misfires come back after one drive cycle. Shut off & restart to reset computer -okay for another cycle. Technician se...
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1995 Buick Regal 3.8L launch from stop VIN: 2G4WB12L3S
Hey all you GM trans guys out there, I need a little help on my 95 Regal GS. It just developed a shudder on launch at about 1/2 to 3/4 throttle. Engine and trans operate normally other than the shudder. I keep the fluid changed regularly due to driving style a...
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1995 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G4BR82P8S
this vehicle was towed in with a no start condition. tested fuel pressure, spark and injector pulse. all tested ok. checked system for diagnostic trouble codes, none present. pulled spark plugs and found all plugs were fuel soaked. vehicle will sometimes seem ...
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L theft system VIN: 2G4WS52J4Y
Help. Have 2000 Buick Century Custom with no start.Have tested by manual and have replaced parts listed above due to codes 2958 and 2957.Still no start and what is strange is codes will set with key out of cylinder as current and after installing key come up a...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KD54Y2X
Thanks for checking this one out! Our customer came in with a complaint of service light coming on. We checked system and found code c1226 stored (rf excessive wheel speed variation). We use a snap-on scanner and for some reason on the data, the wheel speed se...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Stall VIN: 1G6DM57N33
first off want to say hi to every 1,asking help for another tech, has 03 cadi cts with codes po335,ckp po341,cmp.from what i was told is the car will die while driving down hiway,it will restart.today car would start then die,scoped sensors both look good.any ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0341
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1966 Chevrolet corvair 3.0L flywheel
hi members i have a customer that whats me to replace a flywheel on his corvair . what i need to know is a labor time on this , and some insight on the procedure.sorry i don't have the vin or the engine size it's been about 10 yrs since i worked on this one an...
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1989 Chevrolet G30 Sportvan 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCGG35KOK
This van came in with problem of dieing out and sometimes restarting. By the time we checked it out no start at all. No spray coming from injectors. Put fuel in throttle body and it starts but dies out. Fuel pressure is good and you can hear the pump running w...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L turn signal, warning lights VIN: 2G1WF5535Y
This Impala has an intermitant problem with the turn signals. You turn on either side of the turn signals and you will hear a "buzzing" sound and several of the warnings lights will come on in the cluster. When this is happening, the turn signals will not work...
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC1249Y
hello techs, i have a no start,no power to fuel pump issue.pump was recently replaced.with pump harness disconnected from connector at either the body connector or fp module i get battery voltage. with pump harness plugged in i get 0.00 volts.pulled module & u...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG15WX1
van comes in wont go under load. hesitates- stumbles and bucks. sometimes pops in the intake. check engine light on. po131 po151. replace 02 sensors per customers request. reset pcm. test drive- still does it at first then clears up. returns 1 week later and s... Trouble codes: P0131 (p0151-), P0151 (testing and results)
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1WF55E71
First of all thanks to anyone who takes the time to read and reply to this post. I am at my wits end on this one. This car has a misfire at idle and at steady cruise only. Ltft is -10 to -15% when this miss ocuurs if you put car into open loop with the tech2 m... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L fuel solenoid VIN: 3B7MC33D8V
Won't start, fuel shutdown solenoid inop while cranking. Solenoid OK with a jumper wire. I do not have 12V input to relay on LH firewall at red wire. My diagram does not show where it gets its feed from. All fuses and fusible links OK. This is a two-stage sole...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L oil gauge VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
This truck came in with the oil pressure dropping to 0 psi at times, after driving it for a while with no problems i advised to the customer it might of been the oil pressure sensor and it was cheap enough just to replace it. After driving it for over a month ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 or lockup VIN: 3B7KCZ36ZX
this is the second 99 dodge diesel we have had which shift hunts in last gear at slight throttle. no codes present, no tps voltage breaks. what we have found to correct problem momentaraly is to disconnect battery. problem will cease for several day up to a co...
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES46C1Y
This car came to the shop with this code P1687=No Bus Messages Received,also the check engine light is on,oil light is on,air bag is on and no temp.signal,the engine runs,I need help with with one thanks Thomas. Trouble codes: P1687
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP25RX2
The van came in with O2 sensor wires cut looks like its from an animal eating the wires. Replaced sensors and ran car in shop and O2 was working good. Came back the next day with (P0134 upstream O2 stays at centre) light on. Replaced O2 under warranty and same... Trouble codes: P0134 (upstream O2 stays at centre), P0171 (Lean)
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1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMEU15N4K
Engine misfires @ 3500-3800 rpm, tach goes dead only on road under load. Running free, MIL flickers, PIP code sets. When misfire occurs, scope pattern goes crazy, scope errors out telling me the number of cylinders is incorrectly set. Have checked PIP waveform...
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1991 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FAPP36X9M
Unit was towed in as no start. Verified and tested, found failed stator/pickup in dist. Had OE wires, TFI module and sec ignition. Replaced all listed parts. Unit started and ran, for about 12 minutes. Died...NO spark. Retraced tests, all passed. after short c...
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1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L speed sensors VIN: TKL249Z524
Hi all, my wifes car used for mail delivery. Slow, 5mph or slower when coming to a full stop, sometimes the abs will engage. This was going on before any brake work. Using scanner will show a mem code only for missing LR wheel speed sensor. Replaced it and che...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L rear shock (air) VIN: 1FMDU34E5V
I'd like to thank everyone in advance for your time. Noticed right rear shock leaking and called for replacement. It is an airshock with a sensor mounted at the top. Air ride lamp is on. Please note, was leaking fluid not air. Called local Ford for replace...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Long crank time VIN: 3FAKP1136W
Techs, Long crank time, if I just leave key on engine off for about 10 seconds, car will start and run fine til turned off. Any help???
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
hello and thanks ahead of time for the help and hard work we all put in this is for all the diesel techs out there. this trk came in stright off the road and customer complained of an intermitant trouble the trk would miss when you come off of a hyway run he d... Trouble codes: P0605, P0266 (cyl 2 contribution /balc fault), P0275 (cyl 5 contr / balc fault)
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAFPI5P5X
car has two symptoms of what I suspect are the same problem, but not very knowedgable with ford/domestic. when started cold idle runs at about 1200-1400 rpms and will very, very slowly come down to 800ish. once its warm it seems to control idle okay. monitor e...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR1OC9Y
o.k got a good one for ya.dpfe voltage is stuck at 5.12 volts. i have followed trouble tree and my dpf egr circuit to chassis ground is only 5 volts.i believe my dpfegr cicuit is shorted to vref power somwhere.could use some help its my parts suppliers delivar... Trouble codes: P0402, P1401
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Steering VIN: 1FAFP34PX2
this 02 focus just came from the auction and it has a clunking noise while steering. it sounds like it's coming from the column or one of the u-joints, but i can't find anything wrong. it can be heard sitting still and turning the wheel in either direction. yo...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L PATS System VIN: 1FMRU15L33
This 2003 Expedition has a interment code B1681 Pats Transceiver Module Signal Not Received. This has occurred 2 times and each time it is towed in the battery is dead, any ideas on why the battery is pulled down. The first time this B1681 set I could not find... Trouble codes: B1681 (PATS Transceiver Module Signal not Recived), B1600 (PATS Ignition Key Transponder Signal not Received), B1213 (Anti Theft Number of Keys is Below Minimum), B2431 (Transponder Programing Failed)
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2001 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Armrest VIN: 1GKEK63UX1
I need to replace the air bag module in the passenger seat. In order to do this the armrest and seat back cover need to be removed. I can't see how the armrest comes off, there is a hole in the back, inline with the center pivot, but I don't see/feel any bolt/...
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2003 GMC 7500 8.1L Stall VIN: 1GBM7J1E33
this truck stalls with out warning as if a circuit breaker is triping, wev'e been unable to duplicate due they don't want to leave truck. however it is coming back in tonight. driver states that the truck stalls and will not run again until key is turned off t...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions
i am trying to figure out how to clean a egr passage without pulling intake,ihave tryed soaking the passage with gum cutter and small wire.i also tryed comp. air but am not having much luck-are there any other ways that might work..
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Compressor VIN: JHLRD28461
Hey everybody! I have a CR-v that is trying to make me retire early. The car came in with the bottom blown out of the compressor and locked up. I took everything apart and flushed it out with Dura 141, reassembled it with a new expansion valve, added the corre...
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1986 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L starting VIN: SAVJAV1345
This Jag came in the complaint was had starting, but fine once started. No running problems at all. It take 30 to 60 seconds of cranking to start the car. sometimes it just won't start. once running it is fine. I have replace the fuel filter, the air filter, a...
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1988 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge VIN: 1JCML7841J
Hey guys I have a 1988 jeep cherokee this jeep has an idle problem. When starting this jeep it goes up to about 2000 rpm. As with all old jeeps this does not bother me. What does is that if you do not wait and let it idle down it will remain at a high idle n...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ68S8V
Vehicle came in a few days ago (towed) with a no start. Customer states vehicle cut off while driving and would not restart. Performed diagnosis and found no spark. replaced crank sensor only to find out had no power/signal/ground to the crank sensor. Obviousl... Trouble codes: P1694 (mfr controlled computer ckt)
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Compressor VIN: 1J4FF48S3Y
Hey Jeep Techs, This post may be a little long but my goal is to give as much info as possible in order to find a solution. 00 Cherokee came in with no HVAC and multiple DTCs set and pressures good. P0443 EVAP Sol P0700 EATX DTC Present P0645 A/C Clutch Circ...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49SX1
Truck came in with erratic oil pressure and clicking lifters. We verified the oil pressure with a mechanical guage and replaced the oil pump. The pump pickup was plugged and the pan full of dark brown sludge. Oil pressure improved but lifters still clicked. Cu... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire), P0305 (misfire 5), P0302 (misfire 2)
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L compressor VIN: 1YVGF22C8Y
help plese. a 2000 mazda 626 came into the shop for no a/c. checked system and found no freon. high side shrader leaking. charged system and no a/c clutch. checked all fuses and relays and all had power. did pin point testing and test results lead to control u...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L head pressure VIN: WDBCA39E6K
HI FOLKS, FINDING MYSELF IN NEED OF SOME HELP AGAIN, THIS MERCEDES CAME IN THE SHOP ,CUSTOMER COMPLAINING THAT SYSTEM NOT COOLING PROPERLY, AFTER TESTING SYSTEM WE FOUND THAT DUCT TEMP WAS ONLY ABOUT 70 DEGREES, HOOKED UP A/C GAUGES AND FOUND THAT HEAD PRESSUR...
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1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L cooling system VIN: 1MELM66LXW
Have a 1998 Merc. Mystique with an overheat issue. Customer claimed there was a coolant leak but no leaks found. vehicle does overheat, cooling fans operating as designed, thermostat opening properly, coolant was a little low but still overheats after topping ...
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2001 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Cooling Systems
This car came in with a overheating complaint when driving in traffic. We let it idle for a long time and saw no evidence of heating up. fans worked and temps were normal. Sugested flushing and thermostat. The customer said it still was overheating but not con...
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1993 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L runs good, wont idle VIN: JA3AP57JXR
hey guys, i've got to ask the Mitsubishi techs on this one. the complant is this car wont idle, customer replaced idle valve with used unit, and there are 3 other units in trunk. i reset adaptations as per alldata to no avail. bumped up the idle with the bypas... Trouble codes: 12 (preoblem with MAF sensor)
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L tail lamps VIN: 5N1AA08B94
hello to all...i'll start out with saying that this is my own vehicle, or my wifes, for that matter. fuse number 37 for the tail lamp circuit is destroying fuses. i dug into the vehicle last thursday looking for an obvious dead short. i spent 6 hours to no ava...
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Charging VIN: 1GHDT13W9Y
I have this Bravada that is not charging at all. It has a reman alternator on it that someone else has installed. Not sure of the brand, most likely a cheap one. I have read that alternators are a big problem with these vehicles, especially aftermarket ones. M...
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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Transmission code P1811C VIN: 1G2HX54K42
Hello IATN members. This is a family member's car. A 2002 Pont. Bonneville SE, 3800 V6, 4speed automatic trans. Vehicle sets a P1811C if left in overdrive at above 40 mph (approx.). If you leave car in drive service light stays off and code will not set. I che...
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12BXT
Customer brought this Avalon in complaining of a check engine light on and possible oil leak. We found a code P0446 for the evaporative emissions control. We also found the vapor canister leaking some type of fluid, I do not believe it is gas. The canister and... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap emissions system vent control)
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Smoking from exhaust VIN: 4TAVL52N9Y
Hi This vehicle runs good but blows out blueish white smoke for 1-2 minutes in the mornings. The smoke smells like burning oil and only re-occurs after several hours of non-opperation. The consensus in my shop is seapage past the valve guids. The machine sho...
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1993 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L No Start, Misfire VIN: WVWJD4316P
This car came to me from another shop on a hook. Runs good until it dies. Then will restart right away. Know of the computer failures on these, but am leaning toward ignition switch. Owner has added a start button because the switch doesn't always energize the...
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Radio VIN: 3VWFA81H9T
Hello, I have a customers Golf in the shop that she recently purchased with an inoperative radio. The radio is locked up requesting a security code. The code in the owners manual will not unlock the radio. We pulled the radio and the serial number on the rad...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L no start VIN: 3VWWA81H8V
Probably an easy one for Volkswagen guys. Car was towed in as no start. Red light next to door lock was blinking, disarmed theft system by unlocking doors with key and vehicle started. tried starting again and it would not. red light was flashing again. unlock...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH23BOY
Ok trying to help out family members car with MIL on for OBII test. I am a RI emissions facility. This car is registered in Mass. Both banks for cat efficency codes come up. However the car runs perfect and has near zero emissions so obviously the cats are doi... Trouble codes: P0421, P0431
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWCD21C7Y
Vehicle first came in with broken timing belt and 18 bent valves. Did a valve job and replace timing belt. Two weeks later the red coolant light start flashing and we find oil mixing in the coolant. After looking in the archive most people said oil cooler are ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSS29M61
thanks in advance- this car came in april with this code (p1128) at that time the intake air boot was damaged and we replaced also cleaned the maf and replace the plugs-came back last week with same code-so we ran fuel pressure test and it is good and we saw l... Trouble codes: P1128
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L a/c system VIN: YV1LZ5645W
This Volvo came in with A/C inop. It was low on refridgerant so we recharged it. With it recharged the compressor will not come on. I pulled the A/C relay out and jumped power to the compressor and the system works great as long as you have a fan in front of i...
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1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS56DXX
06/15/06 Vehicle was brought in with Check Engine Light illuminated. WE FOUND CODES: ECM-280A FRONT HEATED OXYGEN SENSOR (H02S), BANK 1 - FAULTY SIGNAL. ECM-4308 LEAK DIAGNOSTIC, MAJOR LEAK - MAJOR LEAK. ECM- 261A LONG TERM FUEL TRIM, BANK 1, UPPER LIMIT, I... Trouble codes: ECM28, ECM43, ECM (280a- front heated oxygen sensor h02s bank 1 - faulty signal.), 261A (long term fuel trim bank 1 upper limit intermittent fault.)
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML54DX1
ORDERED NEW SENSORS $200 EACH. OHM'D OUT AT 9.5 OHMS, ABOUT THE SAME AS THE ONES IN THE CAR. 1.5hrs EACH LABOR REPLACED THEM. SO FAR CODES HAVE NOT COME BACK. DID NOT GET MUCH HELP ONLY TO TRY NEW SENSORS. EASY TO GUESS AT IT. WILL SEE WHAT HAPPENS. Trouble codes: P0130 (p1113 17521 b1s1 heater high resistance), P0150 (p1131 17539 b2s1 heater high resistance).
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1995 BMW 740iL 4.0L major oil leak VIN: WBAGJ6325S
Thanx to all who replied. Had alot of great responses. Most were right on about anything leaking from above the valley will drain through the bell housing due to the two drain holes(after finding the hard way). We were not able to get a solid fix. We found tha...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L ews module VIN: WBAGF8323W
I found (after much searching) a dealer who would sell the unit coded. then it was just a matter of plugging in and performing the re-aligning procedure. Without a dealer willing to sell the coded unit we would not have been able to do it. thanks to dana [...] ...
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2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L power steering VIN: WBAGN83483
I woulld like to thank all that responded. With out you taking the time to read and share your knowledge/ EXPERIENCE I would still be scratching my head! Moving forward, the problem was corrected upon the next visit which was this past Saturday. Put vehicle on...
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 5.3L not cooling/high low side pressure VIN: 1GYEC63TX3
thanks to all it was a bad compressor replaced and all is good and it was the fuse for the cigar/dlc not workingthanks to all who replied!!
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1981 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Custom 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G5EK18H0B
To begin with thanks to all who replied.After reading replies took dist out found everything there ok.Removed intake Gasket and found it sucking air oil side replaced that gasket with high perf intake gasket and replaced the bolts for intake (some were too sho...
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1988 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L ign power to coil,etc. VIN: 2GCFK29K0J
found bad pickup after many other hours of scratching head.
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L heater/ac blower fan VIN: 1GNDT13W2T
The fix, so far, was to replace the high speed fan relay. When the owner came in Friday the high speed fan was cutting out frequently. Since I replaced the relay the fans been ok. I say for now because when the motor was replaced it was fine for a few months, ...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH55K31
IATN members nail another one...The fix for this one was the IAC. Once we replaced it our problems were gone and the car starts faster [both cold AND warm] than it ever has since the plugged cat problem. My theory is that since this problem started the same ti...
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1994 Dodge Spirit 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3AA46K2R
the fuel trim would jump to -23 and back again. I think its the ECM but the customer dont think its anything but the O2 we keep putting in. so we put a nother O2 in and set it on its way and told them when it comes back in 2 or 3 mounths it will not be a worra... Trouble codes: 51 (02 lean).
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3HD46R5W
Well, it seems that if you have a donor car with a good engine, a swap is a viable idea. If you don't then it would be too difficult and expensive to source all the parts needed. She has decided to try and sell the car as-is. Anyone interested?? Thanks for all...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HF13Z8X
I apperreciate all who took the time to help me. Customer said the milage is better and power is up from when he brought it in. All we did was change the AF and run computer diagonstics. We advised customer to fill tank and drive 40 miles Hwy. @ 55mph then fil...
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7MF3369X
Thanks to you guys that had replied to this Cummins Diesel. Several of the replies mentioned just changing out a known good MAP sensor. Because on the Modis Scan tool after about 20 minutes of driving the MAP sensor which is reading boost pressure goes to 50 l... Trouble codes: P0216 (Fuel Pump Timing), P0236 (MAP sensor).
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B3ES46C3Y
I'm going to call this one fixed. I feel kinda stupid. After looking at this scope for what seemed like hours, I saw the problem. The crank sensor pattern looked good, but it was droping to below 3 volts peak. When this would happen, the car died. New crank se...
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2002 Dodge sprinter 2.9L compressor VIN: WD2YD34152
I have not had an opportunity to get back to this vehicle because it s just been very busy I want to try an expansion valve so when I do I will post an answer
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1988 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FABP6242J
Hi all, Those of you who pointed out the error in the MAP readings were correct - replacing the sensor did take care of all our problems. We had a combination of incorrect specs and placing too much emphasis on our 1000 feet about sea level leading us to thi... Trouble codes: 41 (HEGO Not Switching System Always Lean).
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1994 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L downshift VIN: 2FALP74W5R
Finally fixed. Didn't take long to repair, just took awhile to get the car for more than 15 minutes at a time. Thank you all. Many good suggestions - Checked (scoped) MAF as suggested by several of you, ok. TCC ok. Transmission working fine mechanically - no s...
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1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Steering VIN: 1FALP53U9S
I got replies that stated everything from 'air in the system' to 'they all do that'. Most people were not aware of this system or how it worked. This system is adjusted by using a stepper motor (4 wire) that is located on the steering rack. The module only mon...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L master cylinder VIN: 1FTJW35F2V
Thanks you all for the help. Found it to be the Rasbs valve. Customer didn't bring truck back untill just last friday. Jiame
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L ignition VIN: 1FTHF36H5V
After testing all the powers and grounds again I noticed that when cranking a test light on the negitive side of the coil would go dim but not flash. Tryed another coil and the truck started and ran fine.A bad new coil had me stumped for a while. Thanks everyo...
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L no engine braking VIN: 1FAFP52S6W
Sorry about long wait. To recap, we put a new IAC on it and nothing changed. So after a little discussing we had it reflashed. The reflash seemed to help it out a lot and we left the new IAC on it to, just for safe keeping. The car isn't 100% to what I would l...
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L speedometer VIN: 2FAP71W2XX
Thank you to both members who took the time to reply. Ross [...] hit the nail on the head. Somebody had swapped the plugs from the output shaft sensor and the vehicle speed sensor. That's why my wirring diagram looked wrong. I swapped the plugs, and all is ...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L engine noise VIN: 1FMZU77E31
thanks for the help!! yes it is the timing chain. the customer had the ford dealer work on it a year ago and thought it was the same noise. he did no tell me this, he wanted me to look at it with a clear mind. thanks again dan
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19V12
Vehicle came back with lamp on again (within 450 miles this time), same cat code again. This time freeze frame conditions showed normal code failure - highway speed, part throttle. Watching the O2's on both banks again at the same time, both banks appear norma... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1988 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGED3540J
Thanks to all that replied, all the info was good. I just want to say that the whole time the problem was occuring we did have good spark and the injectors were replaced, with a kit from honda, for an emissions problem but did not help with the no restart/ sta... Trouble codes: 01 (o2 stuck rich/lean), 06 (ect open/shorted), 14 (iac open/shorted).
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1991 Honda Accord DX 2.2L ac leaks VIN: 1HGCB7542M
thanks to all that rplied .i did find evap leaking at botto front corner .i had to have evap in real dark area to find leak with light.
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Air mix control VIN: 2HKRL18681
After I posted this help request, the customer decided not to pursue further diagnostics. I later learned that the customer called the dealer and was told that the control head was probably faulty--I don't know if they have had the vehicle repaired. I only r...
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1993 Hummer H1 6.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 137XE8336P
I had lots of information but the person that reminded me that this is one of the most simple diesels around and really does not need much fuel system bleeding as I have been used to with Mercedes Benz vehicles. The main problem as just about everyone suggeste...
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2000 Hummer H1 6.5L Ignition switch VIN: 137ZA8439X
Fixed this lemonzine last week. I used 2003 H2 schematics. The circuit in question comes from the power distribution box to the switch and the then back to the power distribution box. The 40 amp Ign Fuse/Green wire feeds the brake, 4WD, HVAC, Cruise and Ign ...
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1992 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L Turn Signals VIN: JAL04B145N
Thanks for everyone's help. This is fixed. It ended up being a broken wire behind the fuse panel. I pulled the panel out to see where the fused power went behind there and saw it, I fixed it and all is good. I would like to thanbk Geoffery for his suggestion o...
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2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L convertible top forward latch, message center, rea VIN: SAJDA42C91
Thanks to all who replied - I had the hoses backwards ! and got fooled by it, I suppose due to its twice having 'seemed' to catch properly. With the latch hoses connected backwards, and the top ram hoses unchanged, the switches on the two different sets of h...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L alarminop VIN: 1J4GZ58S9P
Found wire that resets alarm was not grounding. Grounded wire jeep started so I unhooked alarm and did away with it. Jeep runs and starts fine. Thanks for all the help.
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L abs codes VIN: SALJY1249W
I'm calling this one a fix, so far. I thought that Land Rover were just like any other conventional ABS system, I was wrong and I apologize. The light will go off only when the vehicle reaches over 5mph. After I put the tires back on and backed it up the light...
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22D5T
Well, we monitored the fuel pressure and it stayed steady between 39-41 psi while the surging was occurring. We disabled the egr system and it still surged. We also changed the MAF with no difference. I took it to JR at our other shop and he followed All Data'... Trouble codes: 1173 (1195 -), 1195 (1402 -), 1402.
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2001 Mazda Protege LX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMIBJ22631
Hello, Sorry It took so Long We were waiting To hear From The customer, I got some Responses Some said egr valve sticking causing misfire. I checked with Alldata and did an ohm test on The coil And found one out of spec I replaced both coils and customer h... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4F2CU09141
well thankyou for those very helpful replies,at this time the specs that everyone sent me have been the same or real close to what i had,so i will have to search deeper into this fuel consumption problem, but i will close this request with nonconclusive on my ...
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2003 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JHTB589734
Thanks to all who replied. I rechecked all my diag and it was good.I removed the egr today to find it stuck partially open,you guys from Mazda know your cars well.Quite the job to get at but I got it. Waiting for new part but I am confident this will be the fi... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Unknown VIN: WDBBA48D1G
The fix turned out to be very simple. The vacume actuater for the center vent had a small leak it would only hold vacume for about five seconds and then close. Thanks for all the great responses. most of them pointed at poor vacume supply since the defrost on ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 4JFAC72D1Y
hello and thak you 17 out of 17 can not be wrong i install a new mass and air filter from M.B. (oem) and problem fix. than you all
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1990 Nissan SKYLINE 2.0L poor performance VIN: 6U9000HCR3
Had this one return t complete the work this week. I connected up my pressure & flow guages & rechecked before I started. After the pump was replaced, flow was not excellent at aroun 2l per minute but max pressure was not high enough. I checked voltages at the...
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