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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L ambient air temp VIN: TRUUT28N01
This vehicle came in with sysmptom of no ambient air temp display on cluster. I took a good visual inspection and found temp sensor in lower cowel damaged. Ohm it out and was open. Replaced sensor and still have no display. When run through select, all the dis...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L instrument cluster VIN: WBACB4320S
Hello you all, I have posted this car once and did a update but did not know was only able to update one time. I closed with a summary, no fix. What we found once we talked to the customer he did not tell us that he had lost his fuel and temp gauge and found f...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L tpms system VIN: WBAWB73517
The whheels came with no tpms sensors. Customer declined installation of same. Anyone got a clue on hoe to get the tpms system warning lite off?
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L abs indicator light VIN: 1G4CW52KXW
hello guys. this one has me stumped. this vehicle came in the shop today for abs diag. i scanned the codes and there are none. i cleared the codes and the light comes right back on.i did a good visual on the vehicle and found the sensor at the master cylinder ...
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L engine VIN: 1G6CD53B7M
After reaasembly and vehicle started all ok until it runs for a short while. Then we lose compression on #6 cylinder. We found valves staying open. Machine shop sent new lifters and valves closed again and had compression. Started engine and after running a fe...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y41
Hi All My first help request. I do check the knowlege base all the time and it is a big help, as I am on my own now. Just bought this shop in the spring. I have an 01 Cadilac Deville in here that is just pooring the fuel through it. Has codes P0171 and P0174.... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank one), P0174 (Lean bank two)
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1991 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC14GXM
Came in for the code 23 MAT too low and we installed a new sensor and later a computer when we found the sensor did not fix it. Since then we have run new wires from the sensor to the ECM and done some voltage drop testing at the ECM. There is .01 volts drop b... Trouble codes: 23 (Manifold Air Temperature low)
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 2.5L Charge Light On VIN: 2G1WL54R4N
Hi fellow techs we are stumped. We have a charge light on in dash and when testing the alternator it shows to be overcharging. Also the transmission shifts by governor when light is on. We did the tests listed. Any help would be much apprieciated.
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1994 Chevrolet C60 Kodiak C6H042 6.6L cooling system VIN: 1GBJ6HIJ6R
This is our tow truck, it is 12 yrs old but it has low miles and has not been run hard, it does not seem to be loosing any coolant. This overheating condition has gradually gotten worse and we have tried everything with no change,so we feel we are miss...
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1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L brake pedal VIN: 3G1JC115RS
hello,he customers complaint was the brake pedal goes to the floor.i inspected the brake system found no brake fluid leaks and the linings are all in good condtion.no codes were found at all.i then road tested the vehical with no condition present,the pedal fe...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L abs VIN: 2GCEK19R0V
good morning techeys i have the common abs false activation on this truck. read lots of info about wheel speed sensor rust problems. what i'm questioning is that it appears that the problem is with the sensors that are "not" getting thier signal from an inter...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L instrument cluster VIN: 1G1YY12G1X
while riding the instrument cluster will illuminate the security light,traction control, abs, & srs. instrument cluster info. center says service engine soon, decressed engine performance, service tracion control, service tire monitor & radio loses power , chi...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L belt noise VIN: 1GCHK29G22
Cleaned all pulleys & installed correct belt, his belt was too long. Noise was gone for 3 days. Came back & insalled new tensioner & idler pulleys. cleaned surfaces again & noise is gone. Customer called back this morning, making same belt squeal noise. We tri...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGC24U13
This thing is cursed. Its got a completely random misfire. sometimes there's none at all then the next start it will miss like crazy on any random cylinders. the computer seems to respond different everytime i perform a ckp variation relearn. it will barely ru... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2C3HD56F0V
Hot steady misfire at idle. I'm torn between a vacuum leak that I just can't find, or an injector that is sneaking past the tests. I just flushed the injectors (with BG) with hopes of helping, but it didn't. Injector resistance in ohms follows. How critical ar... Trouble codes: P0305
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2C3HC56F7V
Helooo Techs. Seems like all problem child cars are coming to me in october. this LHS is stalling at random does appear to happen after it sits for a while but does not happen always . No codes are ever stored & always starts right back up. It might stall once...
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1996 Dodge B3500 5.9L airbag VIN: 2B5WB35Z8T
This vehicle was brought to me and I was told to install a clock spring thats why the airbag light was staying on so i installed the clockspring and the light is still on .It does not flash it just comes on and stays on I was wondering if there was a way to ch...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L rear window wiper/washer VIN: 2B4GP4434V
Hi, this appears to be a very odd bird! With the vehicle running the LED indicator lights for rear window washer/wiper control buttons and climate control recirculation request and A/C request buttons flash at a steady rate and the ABS warning lamp is also ill...
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y1W
hi every one hope you all could help i have this durango that will stall when put in to drive but not in reverse.but not all the time.did find intake pan leaking so i fixed that but still does it.did try new iac sol still same rr plugs still the same did rr up...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HC12Y7Y
hello-i need help from a chrysler tech bad-we replaced an engine on this truck-we are trying to start this thing and we have no injector pulse and or spark-we ran a functional test with a snap on scanner-we can get the coil to trigger- and we can get the injec...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L heater VIN: 3B7HA18N42
Vehicle came to us from Florida where it had overheated. A shop there put a new radiator, water pump, and t-stat. They drove it to here(Missouri), where it was overheating again. Performed block check and it show exhaust gases in coolant. It was very hard to s...
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Differential VIN: 1D4HB48N44
truck was in for rear diff whine. we did crown&pinion. road tested, found out we now had a vibe.starts at about 80kmh & gets worse as speed increases.makes no difference if under load or not, in drive or neutral. vibe is felt until truck is down to about 60kmh...
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1985 Ford F-250 6.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHF2517F
Drained both tanks, blew out lines, refilled with fresh fuel and new fuel filter. Engine will start up when cold and be able to rev up with throtle movement for about 15 seconds. Then it won't idle, I can get it to idle about 700rpm at about 3/4 - full throtle...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX25G3R
Customer drove this F-250 in barely running. Engine was coughing and what sounded like lower end noise. He stated that the drive over was very slow and could not go over 30 mph. We scaned for computer codes found none, checked ignition timing found to be withi...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTJS34H5S
Just got done doing a major tune-up, oxygen sensor, and fuel injection system flush. Customer says the engine lacks power on acceleration. Checked ignition timing; within specs. Fuel pressure shows steady 30 psi when testing. It would intermittently lack power...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L looses KAM VIN: 1FTEX14H3T
I can run the monitors on this truck and they all pass but when I shut the key off, wait 15 seconds or so then turn the key back on the EGR, CAT and O2 monitors come back as 'not done' (not ready) and I get a code P1000. I also loose continuous memory codes th...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTJW36F1V
On start-up, hot or cold, the vehicle exhibits a very harsh "rolling idle & surge". If you depress the throttle minimally it will go away until restarted again. There isn't any time limit to this, as soon as you restart it, the problem will reoccur. Cranking ...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F0X
This truck will crank ok and occasionally tries to fire a little bit but will not start. Tested glow plugs and relay, one bad plug, relay and other plugs are ok. Disconnected glow plugs and it will fire on a small shot of ether will not stay running. Scoped ca...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L pats? VIN: 1FTYR14U3X
got this truck today. towed in, quit while driving. will not restart. can only get one code u1262, scp bus communication fault. did all tests from mitchell, the only failure is the pwr gnd circuit continuity. has approx. 29 ohms resistance to the ground. i jum...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 821EA59172
This truck has been in the shop 2 times now, no problems found. Customer says when its wet it start very hard, long cranking times. When it warms up its ok & runs good. No codes, fuel pressure good. Note: we did replace # 5 coil for a miss fire the first time ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Assist VIN: 1FTNF21L51
Hello fellow Techs! After reading through the posts and coming up with nothing conclusive, I have to ask. We have this 01 F250HD truck here that has no power assist in drive only. This is really weird. If you sit there in park, you can turn the wheel all day l...
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1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L no start VIN: 1GKDT13W8S
This vehicle stopped running in my lot. Customer came with it stating it stopped running when his son was driving, he got it started and came by. It was missing and running terrible and then stopped. I have checked the crank sensor, distributor cap adn rotor. ...
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2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GKFK16ZX4
Hi guys I have the bosses truck. His complaint is intermittatly when he goes to accel. it has a bad hesitation. the truck has fly by wire throttle. There is no trouble codes in any of the modules with a tech 2 hooked up. the maf has been clean and i have pulle...
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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L pump VIN: 1HGEG8553S
Customer brought car to me complaining of erratic steering, said it felt as if he had obstructions in the way causing the steering to catch when turning right. After road test, decided that the rack was the problem, the pump was making a little more noise than...
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L poor accel VIN: 2HGEJ640TH
Car came in with compaint of poor acceleration. We found timing 10 degrees retarded rather than 17 degrees advanced. Distributor was advanced as far as it would go. We assumed that the camshaft was one tooth late. After changing the TB we found we had the same...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 4.5L axles diff. or ??? VIN: JNKNGO1D2R
Vehicle came in with vibration @ 50 mph. a test drive showed a fast vib from rear of vehicle and rear floor area.Placed car on lift to check axles driveshaft etc. with no problem found. Removed driveshaft rear section and found tight spots in u-joints in both ...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58V2T
We had the heads off of this thing and replaced the left head. Ran great when it left. About a week later it was back with a misfire on #[...]. We checked compression and compared to the other cylinders on that bank. They were all 150 and built compression... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2)
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G2485SX
Car just bought it and has misfire on cyl #3 compression on cyl 3 145 psi all rest are 145 -150 psi. I checked injectors signal fuound same pattern on all checked current to ignition coil primary circuit found same pattern on 3 coils, this engine has a large c... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire cyl. 3)
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S5Y
Hello all, I have a Lexus GS300 with the 3.0 straight six in it I am going to replace the TPS sensor in it and I need to know the adjustment proceedure as this is an adustable TPS. My modus will show TPS % but not voltage, but I can check voltage at sensor. An... Trouble codes: P0121
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1991 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Suspension level control VIN: 1LNCM81W2M
Hello members, This lincoln is getting on our nerves. We have limited info on this system. I hope someone out there is very knowledgable and can help. If the PK/W wire is supposed to be the power output to the height sensor what is the voltage supposed to be, ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23EOV
Hello, i have a mercedes here and im looking for some specifications for it. I have a P0170 and unfortunatly we can only comunicate with Merecedes through generic OBDII, I was wondering if anyone knew what the MAF should read in G/S at idle and off idle. I als... Trouble codes: P0170
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF82H3X
Vehicle starts & dies when cold. If it doesn't die right away, it will die when put into gear. Restarts & often stays running. Came in with MIL & above codes. After reviewing data & researching iATN, replaced MAF and reset adaptions. Symptoms the same w/misfir... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel trim limit bank 1), P0173 (Fuel trim limit bank 2), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0302 (Misfire cyl 2), P0303 (Misfire cyl 3), P0300 (Random misfire)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Collision Repair VIN: WDC1631542
Hi gents, New bukles have been fitted to the car and i get code b1318 i beleave the module needs to be changed do i need to recode the modul to complete the job. I beleave only mercedes can code the modul. If any one has done the job before any info would be a...
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JA3AY11A4Y
hello car came in from dif. shop w/p0400 the shop istalled new EGR solenoid and the EGR control vacuum valve. i chk the when you apply vacuum to egr the the egr opens and the engine stalls so i do not think the egr is gloged i chk for power to the solenoid has...
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L Air box VIN: 4A3AA46H63
Well for once I know what the problem is. I have not had one of these apart and Alldata is not clear on the removal of the air box. I have the bottom of the two piece dash out along with the heater hoses and a/c lines off. The box is free in the dash area but ...
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1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN8HD16Y5H
Nissan gurus!!!Starts and runs good, has a bad hesitation only at 2000rpm,anything above or below it runs good,have checked timing,plugs and wires are new.Fuel pressure is within spec and doesnt drop when hesitation happens.Happens in any gear.
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L readiness monitor VIN: JN1CA21D1T
This car fails the Missouri Emission test because it will not set the readiness monitors. There has been no repair, code clearing or any problems in the last few months. The evap monitor, catalyst monitor, and O2 sensor monitor will not set. The car has been d...
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1993 Oldsmobile Achieva S 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3NL14AXP
hello everybody i have a customer who tried to install a engine in this achieva after he installed the motor it wouldnt start so he brought it to me after checking crank sensor computer and module i realized that the motor he installed was out of a 92 and the ...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L tcc VIN: 1G3AJ55M6T
Customer has brought this vehicle in compl. of poor run at cruise, we took the car for a test drive, and found the Torq. converter is locking and unlocking at about 40-50 mph. The ECU is commanding the T/C to engage and disengage. we scope checked the TPS, the...
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1989 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WP14W1K
The car was brought to us with a new IAC installed and running poorly and stalling. Had 3 codes 33 44 and 35. 33 is high map voltage 44 is lean condition. and 35 is Iac problem. Found o2 sensor broken installed new o2 sensor and new spark plugs. Cleared codes ... Trouble codes: 33 (MAP voltage is high)
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L abs/trac off light on VIN: 1G2HX52L8R
hello. car came in with abs light and trac off light on. checked for codes in all systems none found. tested main relay for abs and replaced it, also replace abs pump relay. tested system per alldata and came up with pin 1 and 19 (grounds) having 4 ohms instea...
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1996 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L volt gauge VIN: 1GMDU06EXT
hi ive got a 96 trans sport , heres the problem , i get in the car start it fine its running ,but i notice that the volt meter gauge is not reading above 14 volts its not even moving like it uasully is ,then i go ahead and put it in drive and then stalls right...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L security system light
This vehicle came into me with a code p0403 Exhaust gas recirc circuit malfunction. Replaced egr and solved problem. Came back a week later and the light was on againcode p0446 evap. emissions vent malfunction, Removed can and cleaned vent, solanoid and lines,...
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2003 Saturn L300 3.0L BCM 2 fuse VIN: 1G85JW54R7
This car came in with two problems. First, the cooling fan would stay on with the car off. I replaced cooling fan control module and it was ok. Second, the A/C heater controls on the dash don't work. there is no HVAC function at all. Found 10 Amp BCM2 fuse in ...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6852V
Scan produced the po303/304 and 341 codes. The wires were replace and the misfire codes have not reappeared. At idle there is no response to killing cyl's 1 and 4. #1 plug is loaded with black soot, have not pulled #4. #1 compression is about 200#. Po341 will ... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304, P0341
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1992 Toyota Paseo 1.5L low/high beams VIN: JT2EL45F8N
hey all I have no headlights low or high beams, all my wiring info and component locations is just wrong is all I can say about that, the park lites work and so does the high beam flash feature on the light switch stalk I have the car disassembled to the point...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L radio VIN: 4T1SK12W2P
disconnected battery for repair work, now radio wont come back on. face is always blank like there's no power. radio is anti-theft, but none of the codes come up as descibed in alldata.
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1995 Toyota Camry 2.2L Engine VIN: 4T2SK11E3S
Hi! Fellow Tects,When put into gear steering wheel vibrates or shakes lighly,Custmor say,s it never was there until we changed front motor mount and left front axle.Checked eveything out can not see anything out of place. Thank You. Jim.
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2005 Toyota highlander 3.3L power window VIN: JTEDP21A05
another shop changed motor and regulator due to wreck.now window goes up and down fine in regular mode,but in auto mode,window goes up ,then part way down and stops .mitchell says motor needs to be reset but doesnt say how.we tried running window up then holdi...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L 4 gear VIN: 3VWRAB1H6T
diassembled transmission inspected b2 and k3 clutches. B2 ok k5 burnt. Replaced clutches and pistons all sealing rings and front pump because thrust washer was broken, front drum damaged pump. Cleaned valve body and solenoids. Problem remains the same. Good ap...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Engine
Most replies were info that i have already tried. Called Snap on to asked about reset light. The tech informed me they will enter the info for the engineer to review. Had the customer come back in and tried everything a second time.Still could not get the LED ...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Rough on cold start VIN: WBADT33441
Thanks to all! This vehicle has been an up hill battle from the start. I cleaned the injectors and ran a decarbonizer thruogh intake system. The I took the vehicle to our gas station and filled up with the good stuff. The vehicle started well the next morning ...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L dies at times VIN: 1G6KD54Y3V
after replace crank sensor i drove the car 50 miles and it died again. i hooked up a fuel gauge since we replaced the fuel pump. then i drove the car 175 miles and has not died. we think it is heat related because when it was happing it was like high 80's and ... Trouble codes: P0603 (pcm keep alive memory), P0741 (tcc perf or stuck off), P1599 (cc power mgmt mode or engine stall), P1630 (theft learn mode or system volt error), U1016 (loss of pcm communication), U1040 (loss of ebcm/ebtcm comm).
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L axleshaft? VIN: 2G1WN54TXN
well guys i still am amazed at the amount of help you guys gave a tech you have never met,thank you very much.it seems that you are better then any info system out there!i had a lot of replies that it was bearings,i had replaced the bearings and cv shaft with ...
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1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G1BL52P7S
Well I would like to thank everyone who replied to my request. Many good thoughts and alot of input.We checked just about everything that all sugested.Wiring harness were checked no bare spots or rub marks all the way down to the distributor. Checked the fuse ...
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1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L charging system VIN: 1B7FL26X4K
ty to bill from texas for giving me the answer i needed.and to all the others that tried.what is it with some of the responses about the regulator inside the alternator??
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 3B7KF22Z5W
I won't call this one fixed. I did put a fuel pump in it because it did not hold pressure(see post). This was a problem I could fix. I don't really think this was my no start but the owner took the truck knowing my feelings. i will add info as I get it. thank ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7HC12Y9X
The vehicle would never quit here (naturally) but would do it to the customer several times a day. After recieving several responses indicating a possible ECM failure the customer opted to go that route, so it was replaced. Several days have passed w/o a pro...
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1989 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU14T7K
Thanks to everyone. It did have a few problems but it seems the TPS wasn't going low enough on the bottom of the sweep.It was setting a rich code. Retrofitted mount holes on TPS to allow a setting that provided low enough voltage. no more problem with MIL or i... Trouble codes: 41 (system lean / no ego switching).
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTDR15X6R
thanks to all that replied, the fix was the cat, I had two replies that hit it on the head , hc's at idle came down fron 600 to 20 by replacing the cat, thanks again, Dale
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L All Shifts VIN: 1FMDU34X4R
Many thanks to the 8 that replied to me. Several said modulator problem, a couple said VB problem, a few said center support bolt loose, and a couple said TPS. I replaced the modulator that came with the build kit with an OEM mod. and was careful to make sure ...
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FASP15J3S
I lied. I didn't actually fix it but I am very confident that I know what to do under the cheap circumstances. Comparing part numbers and actually looking at the MAF sensors between 1995 and 1993 reveals that they are of a very significantly different design...
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L heat VIN: 1FASP15J5S
thanks everyone for the replys, Nick from Ohio hit it right on, the valve inside the T-stat housing was melted...thanks again
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1GT456H765
hey thanks everyone who replyed,i changed temp sensor and mass air flow sensor with another cars parts to make sure before i purchased any un wanted parts,(luckily had another parts car to work with).agian thanks ,i cleared codes and so far have run car about ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P0232, P1270.
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L steering VIN: 1FMEU1663Y
after posting the request i found on road test under just a heavy acceleration the vehicle would torque steer to right hard. the vehicle is awd sorry i think i forgot to metion this it the help request,i rotated the tires and problem is cured.thanks for the re...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Alignment VIN: 1FTNF21LBY
i replaced the steering box with reman from ford,tires in front where overinflated,that helped to lower the pressure to the correct amount,found rear leaf spring broken,will replace both ass'y next week,verry confident truck will be done. thanks to all who rep...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U91
thanks for all the replies and i have done every thing suggested before posting what i found was the cam sensor during cranking the signal was clean but the amplitude did not match what i saw on iatn replaced the new sensor with one from another supplier and c... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L converter VIN: 1FTYR14U61
I replaced the overdrive solenoid, and that fixed the problem, I found the valve working smooth in its bore and the spring was not broken. I want to thank Ted, Lane, Mike ,and David for your time ,you helped me fix this problem.
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L clutch pedal
The excessive pedal free travel was caused when the plastic retainer in the end of the clutch master cylinder broke. Since there is no up-stop the pedal and push rod moved up a little higher creating an air gap between the push rod and piston. Replacing the ma...
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWE45F83
Well thanks to every one that repiled. All were fairly consistant and were very helpfull understanding this system. This bus is and has been in service. At this point they are ready to replace parts of the fleet and this is one of the first to be replaced. We ...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L No Start, electrical VIN: 1GKDT13S32
FIXED.. I believe I had several problems. First passenger side temp was the temp control motor located behind glove box. The door module ( door lock switch) was not working for locks, replaced door module & bcm ,programed them & all works well now.I think when...
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1995 Honda Passport LX 3.2L transmission VIN: 4S6CM58V25
found code 11 was because speed sensor was unplugged.hard to find on top of trans.then code 36 was due to bad trans control module.we got a used one that already had the cal-prom in it because we heard either the tcm or the prom could cause the code.thanks for...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1864Y
Thanks to all that replied. Almost all of you said that the converter needed to be replaced and to rplace it with a OE. That was good enough for me, so I informed the custome and they are going to decide if they want to spend the money or not. I seem to get a ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst efficency bank 1).
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1996 Hummer H1 6.5L Speedometer VIN: 137ZA8336T
We finally pulled the speedo head and sent it for repair. It was bad and pulling the DRAC buffer signal to ground. One response said the DRAC pulled voltge to ground but after going through this with the speedo shop I found the DRAC sends the square wave to th...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1242V
Check engine [...] on with fuel trims running very negative. I replace both upstream O2 sensors, cleared the code and drove the car. The [...] has stayed off and he has passed a smog test.
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L blend door VIN: 1LNLM82W3S
Thank you all for the help, I really appreciate it. We were able to finish the repair today. The reason we were unable to enter self diag mode was , as per alldata info said to push off and floor simultaneously then push automatic within 2 seconds. I was not r...
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1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1EC4342N
got used throttle body with all the sensors the code 12 that I had is gone and the idle is now smooth the only problem is that I don't know what actually fixed the eractic idle alls I know is the customer is happy
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA28D7H
I want to thank everyone that responded!!! Your efforts and those of all iATN members keep this the most effective resource available. Richard and Greg pointed me to the problem . . . poor connection at the Voltage Overload Protection Relay. After removing the...
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1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T9X
Thanks for all replies, all were good suggestions. The fix came from Martin [...]. I removed dist.cap and rotor,cover plate and two screws from optical sensor. Then I took an air gun and gently blew out dist.housing and sensor ring. Put all back together and it ra...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L Starter VIN: 1G3WX52H6Y
hey thanks evryone who offered help on this one. What i ended up doing was runnning a direct power wire to the starter solenoid. i then test drove the vehicle for a week. Finally the boss man had the car for the weekend when it no started on him. he hit the po...
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C81
Many good responses like Jeffery who suggested the VSS (vacuum switching valve) next to canister, Ed who suggested checking (unknown) VSS by tapping it to check for particulates, Roy who suggested TSB EG-013-03 (replace evap VSS), David said check the canister... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evaporative control system malfunction), P0446 (Evaporative system vent control malfunction).
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1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WVWEE83AXS
after using a calculator to figure out ari flow I and found that the maf sensor was way off at wot. replaced maf sensor & car drove perfect with an injector pulse of 12.5 ms @ wot. thanks fo all the help on this one. mt. hope service center
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSP51J13
thak you all i installed a new MAF (OEM) no more codes car put over 110 mil. no problem thak you
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1998 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L turn signals VIN: 3VWBB81E3W
Thanks to all 16 of you that replied. I traced the problem to the headlight wiring harness by the T19 connector. The cooling fan had cut into the harness, harness was out of position. The wires for the right turn signal and left park light were touching. Some ...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L exhaust valve VIN: 2VWSA29M7X
The vehicle is fixed. Most replies sayed to replace the lifters when the valves get bent from hitting the pistons. I called the customer about changing the lifters and he agreed. I did another compression test and leak down before I took any thing apart and th...
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L hard start cold VIN: 9BWGF21J9Y
This car is fixed,after a ton of researching,looking up data,checking iatn,I decided to pull ecu to check for power and grounds,When it hit me.on a sticker on the ecu it said GERMAN WHOLESALE PREFORMANCE CONTROLLER. Its looks like they dissemble your ecu,insta...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L low power VIN: 3VWSP69M01
This was a strange one,after reviewing our work and the replies we recieved, I tried a new air mass meter and the power came up to normal!? I guess the combination of soot in the intake and a bad air mass meter had us going in circles. Thanks to Rick from Wisc...
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2003 Volkswagen Toureg 3.8L Lighting VIN: VWGB67L84D
I would like to thank all who replied. I'm sorry for the delay. I was trying to fix the second part of the repair. After locating the clip on the inside of the light, the sucker popped right out. So that other techs won't be confused about the clip location, i...
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1KS9600T
Thanks to all who replied. The problem with this car ended up being a bad auxiliary air pump control valve. Air pump operation during the OBDII monitor drive cycle is a test for the air pump system, and uses the O2 sensor to test whether or not air is getting ...
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L no symptoms VIN: YV1LW61J1Y
A new battery was the fix on this car. I went back out to bring it in for more testing, and noticed it cranked a little slowly--load tested battery and it failed. Shorted the battery cables together to erase all the broken pieces of memory, replaced battery ... Trouble codes: N/A (testing and results).
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