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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L no heat VIN: WAURD68D51
Hi Gents and Ladies, We have a no heat situation we have run with Vag.com the output tests and have found nothing wrong with any of the functions. We reset the system and found no fault codes again. This seems like possibly a temp sensor related issue. The da...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: TR4UWT28N1
As stated above the fuse was replaced after checking circuit draw while test driving and parked, the draw was 1.27 amps with no surges or much variance. According to Alldata and Mitchell, this fuse powers the “Haldex Coupling “, this seems to be about all that... Trouble codes: P0501 (vss out of range)
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1999 BMW M3 3.2L blower motor VIN: WA34434WJ4
Hello BMW techs, Can anyone tell me exactly where the final stage resistor is located in a 99 M3. And how many unit controls the blower motor? I see a spiky looking module on the left side of the heater box. But the dealer sold me something that looks differe...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G4CW52KXW
After my alternator fiasco I have a vehicle that when it chooses will not crank. I was able to go to the customers house and put my meter on the solenoid wire and determine that it was not getting current. I have no codes related to theft deterrent in PCM or B...
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L pressure switch in master cylinder VIN: 1G1YY23P2P
we first came in contact with the vehile at 111,432 miles. the customers initial complaint / request was that the car shakes and hesitates under load and there is a heavy vibration when brakeing. we corrected the engine performance issue with a new distributo...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2GCEK19K1R
This truck came in with a failed emissions test and cust did not want diagnosis, just wanted cat replaced due to rattle. Now 2nd test failed for high idle HC (same as first test) and I get it. No codes present and truck runs great with no drivability issues. I...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L transmission area VIN: 1GNDT13W1T
there is a noise sounds like static, when sitting still in park, you can hear it inside the cabin, noise changes if you press accelerator pedal slightly, has anybody heard this noise before. it sounds like you left the radio on, but its not on help
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1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Surge, Misfire, fish bite VIN: 1GNDM19W2T
Thank you freinds, This astro has been a test to my patience. About a month and half ago this vay came in from another shop and the costomer said that they had replaced the fuel pump but no filter change. Vehicle had 47psi and I found the filter totaly restric...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19R0W
we installed new fuel pump and fuel filter we are getting power to the pump but it does not work tried another pump still does not work relay and fuses are good
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25R2Y
Engine continues to misfire and set the P0300 DTC. Cylinder four misses the most then cylinder eight then cylinder two and then cylinder six. Misfires are only on bank two. Check for vacuum leaks and repaired a 7/32 line on bank one at PCV valve. No other vacu... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Dodge B2500 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB21X8V
this truck cam in with chek engine light on p1391 present. it idles extemly poor we have checked ingition timing dist position looked at cmp and ckp sensors with a lab scope and every thing seems grate. not finding the prblem we installed a new cmp and ckp sen... Trouble codes: P1391
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Speed Sensor VIN: 1B7HF13Y8W
Thanks in advance for any advice. P0720 code comes back after clearing codes and driving 100 yards on roadway. Checked sensor for A-C output. Meter will only go to 200 millivolts on a-c scale. Could someone give me a value for VSS. With scanner hooked up speed...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC12Y9X
Hello, I sure need help on this one! Truck wouldn't stay running on its own, Mising badly, A lot of black smoke from tail pipe. Check eng light on, pulled plugs all where black, 3 plugs wet & black #5,7&6. Did an ohms test on all inj they all were 14.5 ohms, i... Trouble codes: P0205 (inj 5 control ckt fires improperly), P0206 (inj 6 control ckt fires improperly), P0207 (inj 7 control ckt fires impropery), P0500 (no vehicle speed signal)
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44341
Need help with a no start condition. It happens warm or cold, condition doesnt stay long enough for extended testing. I have verified no spark present during no start condition [ecm not grounding coils], but I have a ckp signal, power to ignition coils, fuel p... Trouble codes: P0351 (coil primary circuit 1), P0352 (coil primary circuit 2), P0353
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15Y6L
Vehicle came in after customer broke distributor trying to change the rotor. We installed a reman. distributor, vehicle would then try to start for an instant then nothing. You would have to release the key and try again to get another brief fireing. vehicle h...
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEF14Y4U
This truck was brought in running poorly. Feels like it is running out of gas. Pressure was flucating badly initially we found return hose kinked at tank. This would not allow fuel pump resivoir to maintain a constant level. Repaired fuel line(just had to untw...
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1992 Ford F Super Duty Custom 7.3L 4th gear start VIN: 2FDLF47M2N
the trans is taking off in 4th gear & will drop down into a lower gear when shifted to man 2 or 1. With the Tranx 2000 installed it works the same & with the electrical connector unplugged from trans is the same. No trans codes stored. we have replace the sole...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTDF15Y5S
customer complaint was terrible mileage after a speed sensor repalcement due to inop speedo,and trans flush at another shop,i checked the basics and found nothing out of the ordinary-scope is textbook,fuel and exhaust backpressure within spec,timing set to 10b...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Four Wheel Drive VIN: 1FMPU18L6X
Four Wheel Drive Warning Light flashes. The scanner pulls up a code P1874. All reference sources indicate code unknown. Would like any guidance to trouble shoot this problem. Thank you.
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP55U61
HEY This car has been racking my brain. It came in as a no start and the customer had replaced the starter and battery. Found that could not communicate with pcm through aldl connector. Figured out that trans range switch was at fault. Replaced switch and car ...
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1993 Geo Tracker 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2CNBJ18U8P
this thing is running rich . i had replaced the o2 sensor the old one said it was lean. .054 mv. now the new one averages at 889 mv. which makes sence but what doesent make sence. is the fuel trim short & long term dont move they are fixed at 128. i also am cu...
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1990 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GTDK14K7L
hello fellow techs.i have this 90 gmc pickup with rwal.have looked in archives but don't see any thing that looks exactly like my problem.the truck has a good pedal not spongy,but brakes don't grab well.feels something like a power booster thats not working. b...
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1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Speedo VIN: 1HGEJ6228V
Looking for some Honda techs that have seen this before. This car blows the 7.5 amp alternator SP sensor fuse. When that happens the speedo quits and sets codes for 02 sensor heaters. At first it was a dead short so I unhooked both 02 sensors, the alternator a...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNKCA3A9YT
Well Guys the engine is bogging out when the rpms are over 1500. I checked the fuel pressure at the pump connection(only connecter that I had to fit) and it was in specs. The coils and plugs and the maf are new. I have a slight high Idle (1000 rpm). I did get ... Trouble codes: P0505
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L spark VIN: SAJKX6247W
At first would not crank- got a second key from owner, and now will crank- no spark or injector pulse- we used the cam and crank sensors from original engine as well as wire harness- no OBDII codes- we have crank sensor at the control unit- any and all suggest...
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2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: SAJDA24C9Y
Performed the chain and tensioner R&R as a preventive maint. on this car yesterday per cust request. During repair I noticed that the intake cam on the pass side was not aligned with the ex. cam during disassembly. The drivers side lined up fine with the cam h...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L ABS,traction lights VIN: SAJDA01D61
car came in with ABS & traction lights on scanned system & replaced left front speed sensor replaced left front ABS sensor & rescanned system has code B1676 low battery voltage-tried to clear code-will not clear checked power & ground to control unit-has batt...
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1988 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Uncontrolled idle VIN: 1JCML7840J
A friend of mine brought his Jeep to my house for me to clean his throttle body for him. I removed the Iac motor from the throttle body, cleaned the passage and pintle, then the throttle body. At no time was the key on or the iac powered up outside of the thro...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4FN28S9V
i have a good customer that has a right hand postal jeep. at times trans won't shift from stop.(trans wiil pull but engine revs are high. this only happens after shes been on postal route for awhile. cycling key from off to run, trans shifts ok. i met her on r...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY29P7U
i need some help on this jeep previous to the problem intake gasket was replaced. vehicle came in with a check engine light and bad run the code was for p/s switch replaced the switch same problem replaced ecm twice and reflashed and that took care of the ligh...
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1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L pump VIN: JT6HJ88J2V
help please before l loose all of my hair, one said lexus is loseing p/s fluid about every 2 days their are no leaks anywhere. the only place that the p/s and engine come together is at the oil pressure relief value which lexus cannot supply. Question ? has an...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L brake pressure switch VIN: WDBED30E3N
Hi friends, We are trying to help out a customer who has a leaking brake pressure switch. this is mounted on the Abs module. The local dealer said the switch is not avail. Have to purchase the unit. It seems like a waist of money. The switch looks replaceable...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L seats, mirrors VIN: WDBFA67F2W
this vehicle will only operate the seats if the doors are open. it will not move the seats or mirrors when the key is in any position with the doors closed. i have discovered that i have no power to the fuse 21 when the the doors are closed i do have power to ...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L EATC controller VIN: 2MELM75W2T
help a brother out, man... this Marquis EATC stopped working in late july - would only blow hot air; A/C request would turn on compressor, but no cold air to cabin. tried to self test controller (push OFF and FLOOR simultaneously, release and press AUTOMATIC w...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11E12
Car came with MIL on.Using Snap On scanner found code U1000 CAN COMMUNICATION LINE.Using Mitchell On Demand found diagnostic procedure but with Snap On cannot pull up DATA MONITOR mode.I'm sure only Nissan CONSULT II is only scanner that will access info.Also ... Trouble codes: U1000 (can communication)
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31DX2
Car came for 60,000 miles service with MIL on, scanner connected and code P1147 found ,I do not have any information for this code ,and I look in tech mail and every forum, did not found any information for this car, any help will be highly appreciated . Thank... Trouble codes: P1147
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1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G3HY51C5K
vehicle came in with running rough (worse when cold), stalling when put in gear. we confirmed allof this. fortuneately we have a tech with an identical car to test parts with. the engine sounds like it has retarted timing but no distributor application.suspect...
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L motor swap VIN: 1G3HN52K75
I'm doing a motor and trans swap.The scrap yards are telling me it should work. What i have is a motor and trans out of a 95 park ave. non supercharged vin L and the 88 is a vin k. I can see the intake ,exhaust ,and timing cover are different is that it or is ...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L catalyst monitor VIN: 1G2NE12T3T
hello everyone , hope you can direct us to a repair or info on how to determine a solution to a catalyst monitor that wont run . vehicle came in with 4 codes , rear o2 slow, cat low efficiency, knock sensor activity , rich bank 1, weve got it all repaired and ... Trouble codes: P0420, P0172, P0325, P0139
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2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD58H31
This is a 01 Saab 9-3 with a 2.0. Check enigne light comes on and stores P0455. Smoke check showed no leaks so what ever is causing this has to be intermittant failure. Also not related to light but engine has rattle noise that appears to be from timing chain ... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Gross leak)
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1995 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4S3BK6953S
thank in advanced to all who read this. this car had several problems that started with the map/baro sensor. the computer fixed that problem. the egr problem occured later and that is now fixed. but the complaint is that the car will miss once and a while when... Trouble codes: P0303
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2002 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH64592
hey guys we got a subaru that doesnt want to stay gone. originally came in with a P0172 fuel trim too rich and the dealer said it needed a air fuel ratio sensor. we installed a factory sensor as per dealer info and the light came on with the same code a week l... Trouble codes: P0172, P0420
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1986 Toyota 4Runner DLX 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: JT4RN62D3G
this truck came in running very poorly and hard to start. i found no sounds coming from #2 injector. noid light was showing a signal at #2 but the noid was not very bright. i replaced #2 injector. when i restarted the truck, #1 and #4 injectors went quiet but ...
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1986 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L no kickdown VIN: JT2MX73EXG
This car runs and drives well, the owner complaint was that it "lacked pep". Test drive showed quick upshifts, operative O/D, no down shifts when the car is accelerated hard and no delayed shifts when accelerating under full throttle. Throttle cable and kickdo...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
freeze frame data shows the mil comes on at idle speed car which confuses me because the egr is not working at idle Trouble codes: 401 (insufficent egr flow)
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L No Power VIN: 3VWBF61C2W
Hey, this VW came in with a no power problem. This runs smooth just have no acceleration or power. It has been to 3 different mechanics and had the following work done to it. New turbo, fuel injector pump, timing belt, maf, egr cooler, valve timings been check...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WVWVD63B04
Please read related repair history. This vehicle has had a start, stall, rough idle problem since it was purchased. This happens after initial start up when it has sat overnight. It does not do it all the time. They have complained about this problem since 5...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAB348UYE
Sorrry Thsi time when I checked it (not the way alldata dictated) but with the sensors hooked up I did get heater power and ground, when cold thanks again.
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Clutch VIN: WAULC68EX2
pulled transmission and half of clutch pressure plate was collapsed,installing new clutch,thanks to all who replied your help was greatly appreciated!!! greg [...]
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1979 Cadillac Eldorado 5.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 6L57B9E605
Thanks to all of you who replied, especially Bill [...] for the factory manual. This Caddy had multiple problems. The throttle position switch was bad: sometimes it would click the injectors 17 times when operated, sometimes not at all, never 21 times like it s...
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1993 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G1JC544XP
As many of you that had responded and had the wonderful expirience of dealing with these fuel injectors, bravo! We had a combination of 2 Rochester Product injectors and 2 others. When looking at them closely in an FI testing machine, the RP's had a nice conic...
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1995 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L Battery VIN: 1G1LD55M9S
Thanks to everyone who responded. They were all necessary to convince me that a .2 amp draw was the key. Right on with the OE radio clock. Too many circuits powered by the radio fuse made it necessary un-plug at back of radio (a five minute job). Magic 0.0 amp...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13W8S
Thanks to the 14 people who took the time to help me. The trouble was the pressure regulator. I turned on the key and after about 10 seconds the regulator started to drip gas.[The wife is very happy and so am I.]
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL52M3U
Found wiring at ignition switch chaffed. It did not blow fuse. Replaced ignition switch and wiring. Thanks for all of your help. Trouble codes: P1626 (fuel shutoff.....theft system).
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GBEC19R4W
thanks to all bill andrew bob petros joseph. customer pick up truck and he still drives with mil on. i retry all advices with no solution. he needed the truck.he will bring it back in few weeks when new truck comes. thanks to all.milton Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Differential VIN: T6X1508555
Thanks guys for all the help, after many calls & researching we found that the gears were boxed wrong & so guys LOOK OUT!!! THE DEALERS are insisting that they will fit, but they dont. here is the part# [...] for the right gears. Thanks Brian
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Rear Tires VIN: 1GCHK29235
well i will call this one fixed I ended up puting on new E rated michelin tires and recheked the Alimint I whanted to what to close this request so the guy could put some miles on the truck he has around 8,000 miles on it now and I could harly see any difrense...
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1989 Dodge Spirit LE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B3BA56K0K
hello to all, i was unable to locate the problem to this car. i replaced the smec, fuel injector, map sensor, o2 sensor, cap/rotor ,egr, iac, and even checked the timing belt/marks.none of the above fixed it so the customer decided to just live with it. thanks...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L engine VIN: 2B4GP44R2V
Thanks for the 9 replies. Five mentioned the ignition switch as being the likely cause of the problem because that is a common problem with these vehicles. The customer took the car and will wiggle, tap etc. the switch the next time the problem occurs. It happ...
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Dipstick VIN: 2B4GP2432Y
Well another blaim falls on aftermarket parts. After replacing the tube with OE (It was bent a small amount toward the core support) we still could feel something rubbing the stick so we decided to drop the pan. The problem was an aftermarket oil pan which was...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3BTHF13Z11
thanks for all the quick response. Most suggested cam, or crank sensor shorting out the 5 volt ref causing ECM to reset ( kind of like old GM cars). The whole ref signal went down when it happened so I couldn't tell which sensor was causeing it, so I replaced ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU28C74
Actually the dealership fixed this one for us after having it for 2 weeks and making multiple calls to there tech line. Now I don't feel as bad for all the time I spent on it. To make a long story short, Chrysler informed the dealer tech that there are several...
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1994 Ford Tempo GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FABP36U5R
thanks for all the sugestions on this one it ended up being the pcm acting up when cold swapped the pcm all is good again
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15Y9S
Thnaks for everyone suggestion. I smoke tested the throttle body and found minor leak at throttole gasket there is a common problem on those vehicle. I then remove EGR valve what i found was EGR was slgihtly open. After i repair the gasket at throttle body and...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW32FOX
This truck is out the door and gone! We removed the left valve cover and inspected the wiring harness, it was still in good shape so we reinstalled it. Replaced the cam position sensor and IDM, cleaned all electrical connection and used dielectric grease. Clea... Trouble codes: P1668 (PCM to IDM communications error), P0470 (Exhaust pressure sensor), P1294 (High side open 2 left bank).
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP5342X
after letting car run about 20 min the sync gear started too squeek replaced gear and put another cam sensor on no more problems with starting
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Surge VIN: 3FAKP113XX
Thanks to all you guys who spent your valuable time replying to my plea for help. As it turned out Nick and Steve gave me the tip I needed. When I grounded the solenoid you could hear a slight rattle disappear. We replaced the exhaust cam sprocket and it impro...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMRU17L9Y
we did find the problem, it was the wire leading from the main harness at the main computor down to the o2 sensor. after by-passing the main harness and running a wire to the o2 sensor everthing normalised. went home with the vehicle and after extensive drivin...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Spark Knock VIN: 2FMZA5245Y
Thanks for all your replies. I tried cleaning EGR ports, and top engine cleaner. Vehicle still acted up. Went ahead and replaced CMP sensor, and vehicle runs great now. Scope pattern showed good and no codes set but sensor was defective.
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L battery VIN: 1FTNE24L81
Well Thank you Stephen,Dave,and Keith for coming to my aide.I was aware of the relay and Ford's wonderfull ground circuit for the blower operation that usually melts,but I was unclear on what the GEM module was and when my Ford dealer told me Yes it had one I ...
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1992 GMC C3500 Sierra 7.4L excessive exhaust te VIN: 2GCHC39NXN
we ended up putting on spark plug boot heat sheilds it has been a couple of days since it left have not heard back from customer so i am hopping that is a good sign thanks to all that responded
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1988 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L engine compression VIN: JAAGH15E8J
I want to start by saying thanks to all who responded. It does mean alot to me for the time it took all of you! To start, the valve timing and timing belt was correct. We double and triple checked. The ignition timing was the culprit with a little bit of a twi...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Accessories VIN: 1YVFP82DO4
Thank's for the responses. As suspected it was the fan module. I had two responses stating they are a problem even without being involved in an accident! I also found out there is a recall on some mazda's for this problem, mine wasn't one!!
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L rear ride hight VIN: WDBCA39EMA
Special thanks to Andrew, George, Randy, Don, and Ken for hitting the nail on the head! The adjusting valve in the rear needed replacing. A little note-adjusting the arm down brings the car down, adusting it up brings car up. Thank you everyone for taking the ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L BAS/ESP light
First I want to thank everyone who responded to my help request. I received several helpful ideas. I checked many of the items suggested but what actually fixed this car after all the testing and inspecting was installing a factory brake switch. I would not ha...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBJF82H3X
Thank you very much guys, we did as you asked and unloaded the transmission mount, the vibration magically disappears when the trans mount has no load. Replaced the transmission mount and engine imbalance is almost imperceptible now when sitting in the vehicle...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J51
I checked for vacuum and air leaks again using smoke and 3psi of air with soap and water. Pulled fuel rail up to check injector spray. Replaced MAF sensor with another dealer part. Dealer did take part back for warranty. Performed fuel injection service. Took ... Trouble codes: P2085 (Self adaption of mixture for left bank at limit at part load), P2086 (Self adaption of mixture for left bank at limit at idle), P2016 (Self adaption of mixture for right bank at limit at part load), P2017 (Self adaption of mixture for rightbank at limit at idle), P0170 (Lean bank [...]), P0173 (Lean bank [...]).
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E01
Because of the 'flashing fuel light' and the gross leak code...I replaced the gas filler cap(part# 163-471-00-30) and the canister vent valve(part# 163-476-02-32).I double checked for leaks. None found and I double checked the purge (MOT)valve and the canister... Trouble codes: P0455.
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L 4x4 light VIN: JA4MT3IH11
I want to thank everyone who replied to this post. the problem turned out to be the solinoid pack on the rf fender. the bad one omed out at 560mo. thanks again for your support.
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1973 Porsche 911T 2.4L No Start VIN: 9113112005
I want to thank all of the great IATN members that responded, explained in greta detial the inner workings of this 1973 fuel injection system. The fix was a thorough cleaning of the tank, lines, replacing the leaking fuel pump, the filter, bleeding the lines a...
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1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L engine VIN: JF1SF6559W
This Subaru had an engine vibration at idle only after doing new heads to it. We triple checked the timing marks and they were ok, I also per you suggestions checked them engine dowels, bolts and mounts all which appeared to be in the orignal spots and all wer...
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1991 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L main power source VIN: 2T1AE94AXM
IATN rocks !!! Thanks so much for the 14 replies. I was able to take care of the starting problem when hot by installing a relay. Thanks IATN Toyota techs...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Pads VIN: JT3GN86R7Y
Thank you for the replies! Stephen [...] suggested I adjust the length of the pushrod extending from the booster that contacts the master cylinder. Toyota uses a special tool for this purpose. I used the gasket surface on both the booster and M cyl as a refere...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L 4-3 shift VIN: 3VWRA01HXR
sorry for the late reply as to the fix of this car. in fact it was not fixed, the trans shop was tired of bleeding on it, and offered to buy te car. i assume the problem was internal, because the module was new, and i checked the wiring, from top to bottom, th...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81H2V
Thank you to all 5 of your replies attempting to help by letting me know that a program change will fix it. Lacking the proper scan tool, we sent this Jetta out to TWO different VW Dealership service departments, both tried and failed to reprogram (Recode) thi... Trouble codes: P1613.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB69M52
We sent the ECM to a rebuild company in Texas. They stated they could repair the problem without having to reprogram the ECM. When they recieved it they found out #3 injector driver was shorted. The ECM is a 3 layer sandwiched circuit board. The injector drive... Trouble codes: P0267 (3 Injector shorted to ground).
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