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1995 Audi A6 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUGA84A7S
I have to replaced the ECM in this A6 Quattro due to water intrusion. I have found a used ECM. It is an OBD1 car. Is the computer 'plug-n-play' or does it need to be programmed by the dealer? Thanks.
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L ABS system VIN: WAUJA84A9T
ABS light and red Brake light are on steady. Extracted code 00301 ABS return flow pump- V39. Tested for open circuits. Has anyone come across this code before and what has been a fix ?
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1992 BMW 525i 2.5L temp gauge VIN: WBAHD6316N
bmw guys ...help. alldata gives almost no info on this system. checked resistance of temp sender, it matched the resistance of a new sender, installed new sender "just in case". performed a voltage test on wires going to sender, i have 12 volts on one wire and...
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1965 Chevrolet Corvette 327CID overheats VIN: 194675S022
Hello, I have a 65 Corvette 327 stock with about 170,000 miles on it.It was sitting in storage for about 5 years.Since being removed from storage it will overheat driving or idling in about 20 minutes.It boils.Have replaced radiator, water pump,thermostat,and ...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Strut VIN: 2G1FP22S4S
I'm replacing the front struts and ran into a snag. It's hard to explain, but I'll try my best. The factory strut has a bottom mount for the spring about half way down on the strut body. The new Monroe struts don't have this mount. There is a snap ring there t...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No shift VIN: 1G1JC5240T
Hello tranny guys. I just purchased this vehicle from a little old lady that says it ran great until it quit running. Checked it out and found bad ignition switch. Put ignition switch in it and it fired right up but upon my test drive for no shifting. (I think...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GCDM19W6X
at 50 to 60mph under slight incline,seems to rev up 100 rpms,like its coming out of lock out or trans is slipping,
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1999 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Transmission VIN: 1GCFG15ROX
Hello group, This van will sometimes jump out of Drive into Neutral between 45-70 mph. Transmission operates normally otherwise and the fluid level is OK. Scanned for codes and had a P0430 history code [Low cat.converter efficiency bank 2] Hoping someone may h...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Lighting VIN: 1GBEG15W91
The brake lights seems to have some weird problem. Can somebody tell me first? Is there suppose to have four brake lights on the same time , plus the third brake light, two on each side. If that's the case, than i have a problem. Without the headlight on, only...
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1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L spark VIN: 3C3EL55H6W
car arrived on the hook no start condition checked for fuel and spark. No spark exist checked timming belt one tooth off so belt was changed with still no spark .changed crank sensor still no spark. checked plug wires .wires needed replaced so did cap and roto...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Cuts out, Stall, Always restarts ok VIN: 3C8FY78G93
This is a intermitten problem, can occurr every 20 to 30 stops, always starts right up again. Can not capture a problem with the DRB. Check all grounds. and connections, with voltage drops of 0 across all conections. Never had a check engine light on, never se...
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L heater?? VIN: 1B7KF23C4T
theres a water swooshing noise when turning! could possiable heater core water rushing thru it.what i need is if someone has had the same problem drop me a line..thank you!
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Dipstick VIN: 2B4GP2432Y
Vehicle has been to our shop several times in the last few months needing dipstick replacement due to the level section of the stick being broken off. I have contacted my local Dodge dealer and they said that these 3.0L engines have an issue with dipstick brea...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28N9Y
scaned no codes found vehicle was repaired at another facility for an overheat problem they replace the fan clutch customer stated this problem never occured before this repair have looked at all pids did not see anything out of range tested iac no problem fou...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L door locks, radio, interior lights VIN: 1B7KF23611
i have this dodge truck that power locks, radio, and interior lights quit working (after disconnecting trailer from truck) all fuses and relays chech, ok except no power at p/l fuse. i have no wiring diagrams for dodges, and don't want to just tear into it wit...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L instrument cluster lighting VIN: 1B4GP25371
it has an after market alarm system. i know the bcm controlls the lights on this beast. i checked all grounds and powers. all looks to be ok. if anybody has come across this one please let me know about what this should be doing. i'm clueless at this point. it...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA16K93
This truck had shattered the air intake resonator by backfiring through the intake and had a P0320 crank sensor code. We replaced the resonator and installed a new set of spark plugs but could not determine any problem with the crank sensor even though it was ... Trouble codes: P0320
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2006 Dodge caravan 3.8L transmission VIN: 16549DT4R3
This is for all the tranny techs at ATN Hello everyone sorry about the vin i will update it today after work! This Van is a roll over we bought at the auction to put on the road as a taxi I am not familiar with these transmissions at all but i do have all the ...
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L parking brake VIN: 1FTCR10A2V
this abs warning light comes on only when the parking brake is applied. warning light turns off when the engine is turned off. when engine is started there is no abs engine light. however when the parking brake is applied, the abs warning light will remain unt...
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30XTH
Hello, this 7.3 was blowing the 30 amp fuse for the fuel filter heater element at the bottom of the fuel bowl. This is in a cube van and I can not get a good look inside the bowl. Feeling in there it apears there is a nut that hold the heater down , but it has...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNE242XX
this vehicle has very bad surge at idle. also has spark knock on acceleration.replaced intake gasket,replaced fuel pressure regulator,downstream [...].no voltage on 02s from scan tool.but has voltage from probing wires.engine runs fine above idle at steady ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0174 (lean)
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17W83
This car set code P0172 I have check, fuel pressure, vacumm lines, fuel lines, flow meter, cam timing, compression etc...I erase the code and it will set after a short drive of while it is at idling. Ford tech all your help is welcome. Trouble codes: P0172 (systen too rich b1)
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GKDT13WBX
truck came in with intermittent stall. checked for dtc's - none. finally got it to stall, but restarts almost every time. sometimes it will crank for 10-15 seconds and sometimes you have to cycle ignition key. fuel pressure stays at 63 psi. if left idling in b...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Compression VIN: KMHWF35V7Y
Welcome to strange car week. This one after sitting for 2 or more days does not want to run. On startup it sounds like a bag of marbles was dropped inside. After about 5 seconds the car will stall and not restart. It sounds just like a jumped timing belt. Afte...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L limp home mode VIN: SAJHD1045X
Hi Guys, This car intermittently will go into limp home mode,Jaguar calls it performance restricted. When it first came in,the engine management system had a [...](key transponder failure or o/c,s/c or high resistance).I checked all wiring from key trans...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ68S6W
Hello There. This 98 cherokee has an intermittent MIL light with multiple symptoms. Aug 22, hesistationon accel under load. Sept 5, speedo drops to 0kms and spikes to 200kms, no driveability, crank no start problem, volt meter drops low. Sept 20, spedo drops... Trouble codes: 60 (or p1698 No trans bus message)
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM91V4S
vehicle misses after sitting several hours. after running 5 min. smooths out and runs great. no codes. scope pattern on ignition looks good, no vacuum leaks, injector pattern looks normal. any help would be great. thanks in advance.
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1989 Mazda MPV Cargo 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV5212K
hi mazda tech & all tech. this van driveing me nuts.. mil was on all the time, scan for code i have code # 3 g signal ,i did check the pin voltage chart koeo at 1n from computer side i have almost 5 volts, at idle i have 2.5 to 2.8 volts and it is not changing...
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM3LW28GX1
Typed it all in repair ,sorry
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1967 Mercedes-Benz 200d 2.0L No Start
Hi Everyone, i've got a 1967 200d here with what i think is an injector pump problem. compression is 485, 400, 340, 400 with #3 kinda low. the owner has been running it on straight vegetable oil with an auxiliary fuel heater. found deliver nozzles had some car...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBJF82H3X
This vehicle has a pronounced vibration between 1500 and 2000 rpm. It happens with or without load and it happens in all gears. The customer replaced the motor mounts, brought it to us with a new harmonic balancer and instructions to loosen all the mounts and ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L srs system VIN: WDBNG70JX2
hello and thanks in advance. I have an SRS code of B1875 via Snap-On Solus handheld scanner. At this time, I am unable to clear this code by any means... meaning, the code re-appears every time at start-up even when cleared from memory. Mitchell OnDemand and A...
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1995 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L compression VIN: 1MELM5343S
I bought this 95 Sable from a customer. It needed head gaskets and I've done many of these in the past with great results. Removed heads and sent them out for rebuild. Installed heads and had a hard time restarting car. Once it started and warmed up it ran fin...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1MEHM55S42
After tune-up, vehicle sounds like it has a vaccuum leak around the intake area, and surges. When the codes were first pulled, a 171 was given. I replaced the air filter. It was dirty. Then the customer returned, the vehicle was making a surging sound. I pulle... Trouble codes: 1131 (Lack of H02s11 Switches-sensor indicates lean), 1154 (Lack of H02S21 Switches-sensor indicates lean)
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L purge prob VIN: 4A3AK34Y3W
This care came in about 2 months ago with a code p1594 ldp sw or mech fault. Replaced ldp and now it is back with smame code. Any ideas? Trouble codes: P1494
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1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W7V
Hello techs i have this olds here thats acting very funny. It would drive fine then suddenly the service engine soon light comes on but when I tried to comunicate with my determinator it would say communication has been lost and i noticed if u wait a few mintu... Trouble codes: P0147
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63BX2
Hey Tech's, Need a starting positon for this one. Looks like p0121 tps code may be the root cause. Found tsb for code p1179. I don't have alot of time to chase my tail on this one. Any advise or prior experience with these codes would be greatly appreciated. I... Trouble codes: P1779, P0700, P0121
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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 2.7L abs VIN: JS3TX92V01
Suzuki techs! We need help. Our customer brought in this suv with the complaint of premature ABS event when coming to a stop. We connected our snap on tool and noticed that there was a problem with the sensors. Replaced sensor and road test problem solved. 2 w...
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JT2SK12E0N
We have tested fuel pressure another shop cleaned gas tank and replaced fuel pump. TPS code always comes out and customer brought a used TPS we tried it and didn't make a bit of difference it only hesitates after you run at least 30 miles or so and as you come...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39W2P
Customer claims made sudden stop and it die and would not restart also says he could smell gas I checked signal from ecm to igniter and shows a good pattern but no pattern with snap-on vantage for signal from igniter to ecm just a line and a spike here and the... Trouble codes: 14 (Loss of reference from igniter to ECM)
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2000 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GM84R64
This vehicle sets a mis fire code p301(only)within a 2 day span. Every Freeze frame data shows around 30 mph,1700-1900 rpm,50-60% load,coolant 130-170 degrees.Customer never "feels" a mis fire but light is consistant,no noticible miss detected,mileage consista... Trouble codes: P0301
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1994 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L 3-4 shift VIN: WVWJF4314R
This VW has limp in, no fourth, no codes and no auto shifts When put into Drive starts in 3rd and will not shift (up or down - believe this is limp in ) -- Will manual shift fine but has NO 4th gear (either by manual shifting or while in Drive) - Sets no code...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M91
Help!, This one has got me stumped. No air leaks, New MAF Sensor, after 30 miles of driving the mil. comes on. Car run's great. Also new O2 sensor. Trouble codes: 17550 (p1142 LOAD CALCULATION cross check lowerlimit exceeded), 17574 (p1166 Long term fueltrim additiveair bank1system too rich)
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L transmission VIN: 3VWBR31C14
After vehicle is placed in Park position... Vehicle rolls about 6 inches to a foot till park pawl engages. Has anyone seen this before... is this a problem or normal operation for this model.
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1992 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FW8837N
Good afternoon everyone. I have a 92 volvo 740 that came in for a no start. When we checked it it had no spark coming out of the coil. It has the Regina ignition system. The first thing that we checked was the ignition power stage w/ coil because i had a teste...
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2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Air In System VIN: YV1RS59V64
Replaced front pads on this nice vehicle. Used one-man bleeder to retract pistons. Car has soft pedal. Re-bled system according to alldata procedure...L/F, R/F, L/R, R/R. Had some air present at L/F (first time around)(gone now).All others appeared clear...sti...
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2000 Volvo V40 1.9L control arms/ ball joints VIN: YV1VW2552Y
This one is kicking my butt, and the customer is relentless. has anyone seen noise coming from front suspension or frame under hard accel and brake (popping). Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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1998 Audi A6 2.8L ABS module VIN: WAUBA34BOW
Thanks for all the replies. I will be using ModuleMaster to have the module rebuilt.
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L starter VIN: WBABK8327V
Well I just want to thank everyone for the replies. It was like everyone said, the EWS module. IATN is one of the best tools to have that doesn't fit in the tool box.
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L ABS light is on VIN: WBADM6341Y
The replies I recieced indicated either the ABS control unit was at fault or the brake pedal switch. Several techs indicated the control unit had to be coded but most said if I get this unit rebuilt it does not need coding. I am still trying to get an answer f...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Navigation VIN: WBAGH83491
Customer has been advised to take vehicle to dealer for software upgrade. Has not taken as of today, (09/22/06) so I am closing post and will report back after upgrade performed. Vehicle did finally realize it was in texas, how and why I am not sure, but NAV s...
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L cigarette lighter VIN: WBANB33525
thanks for the information. the fuse panel for the cigarette lighter was located behind the right rear fabric cover in the luggage compartment
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1990 Buick Century Limited 3.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3G4AL54N2L
Thanks for all the replies. All kinds of things were suggested: Coolant sensor, Injectors, O2 sensor, Plugged converter… I went though the whole list and didn't come up with a repair. I have put this on the back burner for now. Hopefully there will be time to ...
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1994 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G4NV55M7R
Thanks very much for all the help full fixes. I found out that the engine was changed out and it had not run since engine had been replaced. Wiring harness had been damaged . Fixed damaged wires, also injectors were stuck and not pulsing from sitting up to lon...
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1992 Cadillac Brougham 5.0L upper column VIN: 1G6DW51E6N
Thank you all for replying so quickly. I used a set screw to lock the shaft, although I thought the bearing preload was almost excessive, I think I bottomed out the spring or pretty close it, in order to install the clip. Anyway, the customer is happy and vowe...
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G1AY0783E
well thanks all for your advise. it turns out the fuel pressure was at 7 psi. not enough. replaced fuel pump and vehicle is now fixed.
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1FP2386M
Well, this one reminded me to (KISS) Keep It Simple Stupid. After checking & double-checking the VATS system, I went back to the basics. Originally, I took my tech's word that the spark & injector pulse quit causing the engine to die after running for 2 second...
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1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GC1243YHK
Ok I want to thank everyone for there help. David from Texas was right on about the locks being set to non-passive. The owner did not even know it was possible to do, im guessing it was done by the mechanic who worked on it unintentional. So I did not have alo...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L evaporator
thank to Gry, Rick, and Mark, I had to Remove the dash board but finnaly I change the evaporator, than you.
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1993 Dodge B250 5.2L Engine Pressurizing VIN: 2B7HB21Y5R
Sorry for the delay. I would like to thank Joe from GA for his additional help. I was unable to find a shop to alley with on this repair. I would agree with the other techs about the freeze plugs. But, my customer had to find a shop in her area to handle the r...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF13YXX
I would like to thank everyone for thier replies everyone hit it right on the head it was a bad o2 sensor the truck has never ran better I wantto thank everyone again. Trouble codes: 132 (bank 1 sensor 1).
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2B3HD46R7X
Thanks for the info. Plugs and cam sensor took out 85% of problem but still acted up now and then. Customer opted after checking flex plate for cracks, and checking coil driver circuit to not go further. We also ran an injector flush with no positive results. ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L abs solenoids VIN: 3B7HC13Z2X
Sorry for not closing this out sooner. Tom,Paul,Joe,and Scott all mentioned the reluctor ring. I hook-ed up the lab scope to the speed sensor in the differential. I had looked at it and forgot to mention this in my post. The output pattern looked good. Thanks ...
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2000 Dodge Durango R/T 5.2L a/c shuts down VIN: 1B4HS28Z3Y
i checked the cond for blockage didnt find any at all i replaced the fan clutch and it seams to work its always cold for me but the customer did say it acted up once but they havent had time to bring it back i will tell you what happens thanks
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start, water in fuel VIN: 387MC33692
Thanks to all who responded. With a little insight in an area I am not too famliar with I had a good result. I dropped the tank and cleaned it out real good. Then I drained the in tank pump. Next was to blow out the lines. I removed the paper filter under the ...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Squeal - whistle VIN: 2D4GP44313
Thanks for those who took time to respond. I replaced the fuel pump module today and problem is gone.
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Differential VIN: 1D7KU28643
I recieved one reply for a 30 mm 12 point. It ended up being a 36 mm 12 socket. We got the yoke off and are ready for the next one. Thanks.
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1991 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L ign switch gear timming VIN: 1FTHX25GXL
Hi All Thanks for the help, most said keep trying it takes time and many tries to hit it just right. I had tried all afternoon with no success. Walked out to it this morning , it fell in first try. Thanks again John
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FBSS13F4W
Hello all, Firstly I would like to thank everyone that took the time out to respond to my request.This vehicle had two problems. The code P0470 was the Exhaust backpressure sensor. With KOEO the EBP was reading 24.3psi. There was no damaged pins or corrosion o... Trouble codes: P0113 (IAT hi input), P1670 (Electronic feed back signal not detected), P0470 (Exhaust sensor sensor circuit malfunction).
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5149W
First off thanks for all the replies..well i finally got this thing fixed.after reviewing all the replies and checking for the egr concern.pulled intake to see if ports were plugged.they werent..changed coil pack three times with different coils to no avail.ch... Trouble codes: P0351, P1537, P0430.
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1999 Ford F-250 5.4L front brakes VIN: 1FTNX215XY
hello techs. thank you very much for all the advice. i decided to go with ford factory pads and rotors and that solved it. thanks once again to everyone who emailed me.
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L hcu VIN: 1F4TNE24L8
When you see the test for code 1095 throw it out the window and use the test for ABS warning indicator illuminated with system pass. The fix was a new brake control module.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L power windows VIN: 1FT5F30S34
thank you mr. [...] for (the only reply)for your help. just as you said the accessory delay relay gets a ground signal from a microprocessor in the instrument panel.one instrument panel and several hundred dollars later , now the courtesy lights,door locks,wind...
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2000 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT 7.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GTHK33J7Y
customer returned a week later and tells me that the truck has life again. fuel milage has returned as well as power. customer is tpo return next month for o2 sensors and lower intake gaskets.[he only uses the truck to haul is car occasionally] thanks...
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2003 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L interior lights VIN: 4F4ZR47E73
the 175amp fuse was bad but what was wierd was that i had voltage at alt with eng off at all the right places we replace the 175amp fuse and the alt again with a factory part and everthing seams normall 14.4 at 1500rpm and light acting normall thanks again for...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F5T
We cleared the adaptions again and cleared all codes and test drove for over 30 miles and the code did not reset. We believe the control unit was frozen in the lean setting because this problem had been there for so long. Thanks to all for your help and advise... Trouble codes: P0170.
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L daytime lights VIN: 1N6BA07B66
The customer had a aftermarket DRL package installed at the local nissan dealer. They were convinced that it could not be programmed through the DCM. Thanks Ian
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1984 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Brougham 3.8L rear brakes VIN: 1G3AM47A7E
Hi this is fixed. Bradley [...] had the right idea to pull out nipple on combo valve and hold it with vise grips. I found that pushing pedal down once slowly and bleeding and waiting about 10 seconds between works best. I could not get to bleed by pumping peda...
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L car VIN: 1G3GR62C6V
Thank you everyone. I waited to close just to be sure it was fixed. It turned out to be the battery. I was driving it with my labscope hooked up to the battery and a few other locations to watch for a voltage drop and I started getting a 5V AC pattern on every...
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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Starting
well, I lucked up and found the spot where the rat chewed through the purple wire that grounds crank relay. just above the right inner tie rod where the harness goes through firewall. as far as the iac going crazy i dont know-it quit acting up. thanks for all ...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L abs VIN: 3G7DA03E61
Hi guys, thanks for all of your input. I replaced the Hub & Bearing Assembly and the customer hasn't complained of the problem returning yet. It has been about three weeks so I'm pretty sure its fix'd. Thanks again, this is the greatest site for Techs all over...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BK4256X
Vehicle hasn't been back it 3 weeks. Dissconnected all connectors for TPS to ECU checked and cleaned. No problem since. Thanks to all who replied.
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1999 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2GB31S6X
Thanks to Kelly for the fix and everyone for the responses. I removed the exhaust manifold and cleaned the passage on that side of the head and all seems ok. Car has been released to customer. Also, I'm wrong about O2 sensor changes indicating EGR open. It is ... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR system flow malfunction).
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L bearings ? VIN: 4T1BG12K5T
would like to thank all the help car had new tires but rotated anyway made no differance. as far as useing chassie ears would love to have a set to do so. car was picked up an cust was taking it to another shop for there opinion so far no word back
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEVL52N51
Thanks to all of those who responded. Pretty much what I was expecting. We explained all of this to the customer. He is a long time knowledgable customer and decided that it was worth the risk to him to not replace the canister at this time. Even if it does ca...
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2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JTEGF21A33
First reply I got reminded us that unit is still covered by Toyota's 5yr/60,000 mile warranty. Local dealer confirmed this and vehicle is now there. Thanks to all who replied and saved us some possible aggravation. We still believe problem is in valve body.
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWWB81H1V
We learned that the filter vent for the ldp must be closed(manually by pinching off hose or with scanner)to properly seal system for smoke testing. We found no leaks in system at time of testing. Possible intermitent purge or vent valve. Removed valves to chec... Trouble codes: P0442.
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