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1999 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA24B0X
Customer Jump Started Car and crossed leads.Car drove for about a mile then started bucking and would only Idle.I got the car to my shop and tried to hook up the Vedis scanner and the Snapon Tool both have no communication.I replaced the battery and got a good...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L electrical connection VIN: WAUEH64B41
Car came to us for a ABS light on, not on now, and a code for 01203- "Electrical connection between ABS & Instrument cluster- no signal, intermittent." I know these ABS modules are known to go bad and we have changed our share, but normally it was due to no Co...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L timming belt VIN: WAULT68E53
we're in the process of re-installing the timming belt on this vehicle and were confused about one of the last steps. Alldata is saying that we need to turn clockwise the rotor of the camshaft adjuster on the left bank exhaust camshaft to 10 Nm up to stop. The...
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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L transmission in limp mode VIN: WBAGD8324R
Someone spilled a coke in the console. Soon after the transmission went into limp mode. The harness and connections of vehicle speed sensor is checked ok. the speedmeter works when engine running and put in D position on post lift. can clear the code but will ...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L 3-4 shift VIN: WBADD632XW
thanks in advance. this car was just at a trans shop and they rebuilt the trans do to a no shifting problem. they rebuilt trans and still had same problem so they gave the car to me to look at. here is the funny part. i cleared all the codes in the engine and ...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cuts out VIN: WBAGH8344T
help all bmw techs!! our bmw tech is on vacation. we replaced a trans control module 60 days ago on this car for a trans failure message and trans stuck in limp home mode. after replacement all was well. car came in today with an intermittent engine failure di... Trouble codes: 103 (internal control module cpu)
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L heat VIN: W06VR52R7V
The customer brought the car back in for the diag. Found pass side blend door inop. Diver side blend door is functioning. While warming the car I noticed that there was now no heat from the vents at all. Checked heater core hoses, both at 100 degrees F. Mitche...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L abs VIN: 2GCEK19R6T
Hello All, I have one that is making me pull out my hair. What happens is as you come to a stop, the ABS enages. Already cleaned under the abs sensors and replace the stoplamp switch. When watching the speed sensors on my MT2500, I noticed they would only go ...
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L anti thef VIN: 3G1JC1242X
hey guys i need to know if there is a way to bypass the pass lock on this car,on the older ones the wires were cut and a resistor with the same value as the one the key had was installed,but this is the first time that i run in to this pass lock set up,thanks ...
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2001 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP32GX1
i replaced fuel pump, relay and filter.. other details is provided at above..please help me out. emission looks good.. please reply at : [...]... Trouble codes: P0200
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W42
Hello fellow techs, Here is a challenge, this truck has been to the dealer several times and could not be fixed. It has a code for a misfire and for a bad converter. Only problem is that it doesn't have a miss. And, the dealer just put new converters on it. Ou... Trouble codes: P0300, P0???
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L idle, compressor cooling fans etc. VIN: 2G1WF52E93
help. Idle will increase by its self up to [...] usually warm. AC compressor will ingage intermitently for less than 1 sec. Cooling fans run on low speed only. When rpm's are high, tap throttle and idle returns to normal, then will increase quickly again. W...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L7V
This vehicle was towed in to us because it had quit on the road and would not start. After sitting over night I started it and drove it in the shop. Scanner showed P0171 lean condition and P0300 random misfire. I checked the fuel filter and found it plugged. C... Trouble codes: P0300 (random mi)
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1990 Dodge Shadow 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3BP44J7L
Customer complained of vehicle losing power, dieing while driving at highway speeds intermittently, more so when ambient temp is warmer, but still occasionally now that it is colder. I roadtested the vehicle and it died on me while driving at about 30mph. Push... Trouble codes: 54 (sync pickup signal), 33 (a/c clutch signal circuit)
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1992 Dodge Colt 1.5L Unknown VIN: JP3CU24A4N
When trans is shifted in to drive or reverse, it immediatly will stall the engine no matter if you raise the RPM's or not when shifting into gear. It almost sems as though drive & reverse are trying to apply at the same time or lock up converter is on. I looke...
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1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, VIN: 1B3EJ46X2W
scan data goes crazy with or with out engine running, lose cam and crank, coolant goes from -171 to 234 etc.. on all scan data. Have been checking for shorted wires. car idles smooth but feels like its missing on take off ( plugs Good) then smooths out acts li...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Blend door VIN: 3B7HC13241
When this vehicle is brought to a fairly quick stop with the A/C on, hot air comes through the A/C manifold vents at the driver. If a delibrate attempt is made to brake slowly the condition is not as pronounced.
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L windows,blower motor,headlights,IPC VIN: 1B4GP44311
We installed a used engine in this caravan for an out of town customer. Upon hooking the battery back up, the car starts fine, but many of the electrical systems do not work. Power windows, heater motors, headlights and parking lights, the transmission shift i...
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14N0M
this is my first request for help and i dont even know where to start testing. costomer complains of uneven idle at first start up cold.evens out after 1 min or when you goose trottle. also very poor fuel milage.i tested with otc genisys o2 inactive (replaced ...
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L axles VIN: 1FALP4044R
Hi everyone. This one is starting to cost me lots of money.Costumer came in and said he needs a diff overhaul .We overhaul the diff replace all bearings mesure ring gear runout within spec.made sure pinion depth is ok back lash right on the money found a bent ...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L engine/starter VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
Here's a really good one for you guys to ponder. We got this truck in because the starter is kicking back like the engine is too advanced in timing. Before we started got it it had already had 2 starters put in, and has had the flywheel replaced because the st...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L heater VIN: 2FTZX18WOW
This vehicle came in with very little heat output. It has had a new heater core installed less than a year ago, we have changed the thermostat, installed a new water pump from the dealer with the flange on the vanes, installed a new heater control actuator and...
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZF1729W
I have a cam sensor code, that only comes on when you first start the engine, If you clear it while running the code wont come back till you restart. Checked Archives one fix was the DFPE sensor would cause this code, I unplugged it sure enough code didnt retu... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor)
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Anti Theft VIN: 1FMPU16L41
I have a 2001 Expedition here that came in on the hook with a no start condition. The Theft light flashes when cranking and key on position. Hooked up Modis have no communication with PCM. I can communicate with all other modules PATS,GEM,ETC. Followed flow ch...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX17WX2
hello again wonderful world of iatn, im having difficulty in diagnosing what appears to me as a lean miss at idle(gut feeling). the fuel trims tell me that B1 is slightly lean, only up in short term about 2.5 sometimes. B2 is way down there on LT -15.0 usually... Trouble codes: P0175
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FD5W34F72
hi all ..This is a CALIFORNIA pu and does not have the RELAY ..it is pcm controlled and here are the steps i have taken towards repairing this 7.3 dsl turbo.. p0683 glow plug comm line fault. cleared codes and glow plug comes on afetrer 3 cold starts or with n... Trouble codes: P0683, P0670, P1211
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2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMPU16505
fuel will leak in cylinders while engine is off causing the engine to lock up,and also runs rough.
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L ABS Light VIN: 1GTGK29U11
We have this GMC in here that has an intermittant ABS light on while driving. Sets code C0265 - EBCM relay circuit. Checked powers and grounds at module and pump motor. Cleaned ground on frame as per TSB 04-25-002C. Also cleaned main ground on frame. Removed, ...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S5W
We have no, check engine light, spark, injector pulse, fuel pump, gauges, or 5 volt referance signal to sensors. There is a "no communication" message on scanner. We have checked all powers and grounds at computer. All fuses good and ASD relay is good. Some po...
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L Engine VIN: KNAGD12893
Hello Tech's, I don't know that much about the KIA motors, how ever I'm looking for information about the engine condtion if it is over filled with oil. Does the crank whip up the oil into foam or what really happens. The engine siezed up. Why would TOO MUCH o...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALJY1248V
Hi Land Rover pros! This Disco came in with bank 1 head gasket blown between cyl#7 and water passage. After cleaning the block deck and having heads surfaced, cleaned, and pressure tested (but no valve work done - heads were just done 1 1/2 years ago), engin... Trouble codes: 1316 (excess emissions misfire fault)
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2005 Lexus LS430 8.0L Cruise Control VIN: JTHBN36F70
Help LEXUS Master tech. We have a Lexus LS 430 from month 11-2005 UCF30L-AETGKW 10000 Km. (Around 5880 mile) It have laser Rader Cruise Control. After the car has drive around 2800 km there came code P1572 We replace the Laser Rader Unit parts no 88210 50072 T...
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1990 Mazda MX-6 DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGD31B6L
we have this 1990 mazda mx6 2.2 non turbo that will not start unless you open the throttle. it was towed in for the no start/hard start concern and stalling. we replaced the pick up coil and igniter because of high resistance. now vehicle will stay running. ru...
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L No Start, to much fuel VIN: JM1NB3537X
customer had ran the car out of gas.he put gas in it and it still failed to start.he had towed in where i found the plugs were gas fouled.i checked spark and it was faint.so we pulled codes and replaced the cam sensor and crank sensor to resolve nothing.we fol... Trouble codes: P0106 (map/baro circuit range/perf problem), P1345 (cyl discrimination signalfrom cmp sen)
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2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Trouble codes VIN: 1GCDT14Z7R
Hi Guys, This is an interesting one. Customer brought vehicle in because it failed inspection in NJ because of logged codes. I could find nothing wrong with the vehicle. I checked all connections and hoses. I them pulled the battery terminal to clear the code... Trouble codes: P0171, P0455
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2002 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JM1TA22192
Good morning. have a millenia that has stumped me has fuel, spark and compression. what am i missing? i have verifieed cam and crank with vantatge pro. fuel quality, pressure and volume is fine. and timing belt has been checked. anyone have any ideas would be ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJH823XX
Hi group, I need some advise from Mercedes techs; This E320 wagon has a constant misfire on cyls 4, 5, 6. (left bank) I pulled the plugs, and found that they were fuel soaked, and the wrong type. Checked spark at coil wires--good. Checked compression---good(15... Trouble codes: 0304 (misfire 4), 0305 (misfire 5), 0306 (misfire 6)
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1982 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L No Start VIN: JN1HZ04S4C
This thing is so old I'm stumpped. Alldata does not have much of anything for testing, or specs to compair to. Car came in with a stuck t-stat, drove in to the bay, replaced stat, and now it won't start. I have 12V at the coil when cranking but nothing is swit...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8T
vehicle has code p0136 for rear o2 sensor voltage too high. customer has new o2 sensor and i installed it, same code comes back. o2 sensor is dead all the time, only has bias voltage from pcm. the pcm reads that rear o2 heater is off all the time also. if i gr... Trouble codes: P0136 (o2 sensor b1s2 voltage high.)
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31DXV
Intermittant rough run,poor idle,lack of power,when this problem occurs my injector pulses go from about 3.5 to 15+,very rich smelling exhaust. Reviewed movie on MODIS,the only thing i see are my injector pulses going high,no variations in coolant temp,tps vol...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1G3GR62C4V
car came to me new customer from out of town, has had twoo air flow meters replace dprior to me replacing with delco part. car was fine for six months now check engine light is on and car stumbles/surges once every time you get in it to go somewhere. this is t... Trouble codes: P0101
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1989 Other GM P-30 454CID Unknown VIN: 1GBJP37W5K
Only on hard acceleration and once the RPM get up pretty high I hear a fairly loud noise in the front of the engine area. It sounds like a smog pump coming apart. We removed the belt to the upper smog pump and held a long screw driver on the lower smog pump du...
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1987 Plymouth Reliant LE 2.5L electrical VIN: 3P3BP31K7H
I have this headache that will stay fixed for about 3 months at a time. I have replaced the logic module twice. first time we replaced it it was fine for about 2 weeks and then it went to a no start condition. When I hooked my scan tool (mentor) it started and...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Horn VIN: 1G2WJ52K6V
I really want to get this car fixed for this gentleman. He's one of those "perfect customers" that knows what he wants, knows how to explain what's wrong with his car and thoroughly understands the bill. The problem we're having is recreating the "horn blowing...
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1983 Porsche 944 2.5L low beam VIN: WP0AA0940D
i am in need of help with the lighting on this vehicle. the problem is that the lowbeam lights arnt working. turn switch on and lights come up but not on. also high beam wont stay on. checked all fuses and relays all seem to be fine. took dimmer switch off and...
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1984 Porsche 944 2.5L Horn VIN: WP0AA0944E
This ought to be simple but I've never encountered this problem. How does the upper steering column receive its ground signal. It can't get a good enough signal through the lock housing bearing. Also, the upper shaft is separated from the lower by a sliding co...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Code 138 VIN: YS3DF58N7V
I am unable to get the rear O2 to show high voltage. It does fluctuate which leads me to believe that the aftermarket cat is NG. Any thoughts on the code for the high voltage? Trouble codes: 138 (O2 Sensor Bank 1 Sensor 2 Reading High Voltage)
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1998 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Transmission VIN: 4S3BK4359W
This car will randomly slip while driving, mostly at lower speeds around 30mph. I drove it for about an hour and it only did it twice for a second. Once it started to slip I let off the throttle, hit the gas again and its fine. At highway speeds it shifts perf...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E1Y
car came from another shop after failing emissions test.it had an aftermarket o2 so we replaced with factory unit.problem seems to occur after start up and slight acceleration. when code sets the scanner readings are: o2 b1s1...0.82 fluctuating o2 b1s2...0.78 ... Trouble codes: P171
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2001 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBT48151
Hi guys I have a wierd problem. This truck came in for the timing belt and water pump to be replaced as a standard service procedure. I replaced every thing and put truck back together an took on a test drive. It had no power, a misfire, and hard shifting. So ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0306, P0308
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2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBT44142
Ok Toyota techs, I am having a seemingly easy problem give me trouble. Truck came in with mil light on and code p0301. Roadtested truck and it had a definate one cylinder miss that shook the truck. Isolated the miss to no injector pulse on cyl #1. Red and blac... Trouble codes: P0301
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1991 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWRK21GOM
Hi vw techs.I have this jetta digifant california 1.8l with no spark.Ok if i remove the wire from the distributor cap & hold it 1/4 inch away from ground it has spark.But if get the wire close to distributor cap center fiting it has no spark.(Isn't that weird)...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hard start VIN: 3VWRF81H2W
I have never worked on a diesel and I am trying to gather information and stumble my way through this one. I checked for codes with the MT 2500 and pulled the 01050. Cleared it tried to start the car and it came right back. I then used a co-workers geneysis an... Trouble codes: 01050 (low plug circuit), P0380
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Hesitation, Slow VIN: 3VWRP69M21
Hallo everyone. Have rebuilt this machine because it threw a belt. I/P reads = 3.5 btdc at idle of 920rpm with 34% correction on advance solenoid. Will not get closer...as retard pump, the % increases. Engine will not free rev' over 4300 rpm. There's no smoke...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBC21V11
MIL light is on.Extracted codes 16806(PO422) main catalyst efficiency 1 and 16795(PO411). I suspect a bad catalytic converter. When I monitor the front and rear O2 voltage on the scan tool, the rear O2 fluctuates as much as the front one. With a temp gun thoug...
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1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1994A678ZY
Car cuts out above idle. ck fp on rail under car about 15 psi mitchel says 43 psi, was I checkin in the right place and is that correct psi where I was checking
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G4HR5219R
The car had a Carquest MAF still had the same problem. After rechecking everything installed an AC Delco MAF fixed the problem and car ran perfect, install fresh plugs just because they had 35k on them, the little old lady that owned the care said it ran like ... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass airflow failure).
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Starting VIN: 1G6KD52Y1T
Special thanks to Tim [...]'s comments were appreciated as well but we had already tried ...
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1993 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Speed Sensor VIN: 1GNGK26K0P
Well, the most thanx to the people that tke time to help others. This nightmare is fixed, the repair was the output speed sensor on the left side of the transmission at the rear. Upon removal it had a crack in it simular to a 3.1 crank sensor that has failed. ...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Steering VIN: 2G1WL52M0S
Thanks for all the replies. The front strut bearings were both bad. The steering is much improved.
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy
thanks for all the suggestions! a couple of you were right on! we finally pulled the upper plenum to inspect the fuel pressure regulator, and found the plastic lines to the regulator were leaking just enough to cause the problem but not enough to give off the ...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF12T5V
well everone i took your advise and instlled a delco housing.it is running allright again .i guess we will see what happens in a month or so .thanks to everyone who replied. Trouble codes: P0300.
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L door control module VIN: 1G1YY22G6W
I removed the pass. side kick panel and found were the wires go thru the body. I disconnected the wires and looked for corrosion but found none. When I reconnected them the light went off and has stayed off. so I am calling it fixed
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Speedometer VIN: 2CNBJ13C8Y
I was mislead by an intermittent ground at the VSS connector. I was able to find a pinched ground wire in the harness above the transmission. I noticet that the front motor mounts had been replaced leading me to believe the accident this vehicle was in was mor...
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1988 Chrysler Fifth Avenue 5.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3BF66P0J
Thank you for all of the replies. We blew out the return line and checked the fuel pressure. This caused the fuel pressure to go from 5 to 7 psi. Drove and drove this vehicle. It did not once cut out. I'm calling this one fixed. Thanks again to all who helped!
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L 2-1 shift VIN: 3C3EL45HOV
Thank you all for the help.Special thanks to people who took the time to reply.Most replies were right doing the 'quick learn'procedure fix the harsh 2-1 shift,except for the harsh reverse.The cvi were as follow: UD=56 LR=3 2-4=55 OD=80 as you can see LR cluct...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L steering wheel VIN: 1C3EL46X21
thank you to all that replyed,as previousley stated replaced right axel, with no change, replaced left axel a week ago and customer has not returned. I am still waiting to hear back so I am not sure if the problem is fixed or not. If the customer returns I wil...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L shifting VIN: 3B7KF23D4V
Thanks to Joe for jumping right in and getting things started, Chris and Chris, VSS cali. was ok and TV adj. was played with, no change. Ted, speedo and scanner are within 3 mph. Voltage and grounds were ok too. Jay, customer has not came back to recheck tire ...
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1987 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FDEE14N1H
Well, I'd like to thank everybody who replied to this message. due to a stupid oversite by me, i didn't think about the balancer slipping and timeing chain being stretched/off 2 teeth. ran good considering everything. So the fix was simply replacing the harmon...
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Torque Convertor VIN: 1FTHX25M6P
Thanks for all the suggestions. Most replies agree with me that the dirty rpm frequency may be a source of the repeat failures on this transmission. I was aware of the updated computer for this vehicle and have recommended that it be replaced at the time of th...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36F6T
Thank you all for your quick and helpful replies. Many of you were commenting on the glow plug system and the controller. Scott from Alaska suggested using controllers from IHC and they are less expensive. I will sure keep that in mind for any future controlle...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L gauges/warning lights VIN: 1FTZF172XN
Sorry for the delay but I wanted to be sure it was fixed. I learned that the gauges sweep was the gauges calibrating themselves after loseing B+. Oswald had the fix.The battery had an intermittent bad connection. Seemed to easy but cleaning the battery ends an...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no throttle, dash in VIN: 1FTNX20F8Y
coustomer declined to go any further with diagnosis,would not ok further disassembly to investigate possible causes,but he did thank me for 'nothing',ya gotta love this bussiness...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Batt Drain VIN: 1FMRU17L4Y
A special thank you for all of you who took the time to offer help on this vehicle. We pretty much narrowed it down to the GEM module but customer was not happy with that diagnostics and took vehicle to the dealership. The customer recently called to tell me s...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRWO8L11
Thank you all for the assistance. I was unaware of the test 53 in mode 6. Upon checking I also found misfires on cylinders #1 and #7. I took Nathan's suggestion and replaced all plugs and plug boots. I found some corrosion on the coil to plug boot connections ... Trouble codes: P1000.
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, LONG CRANK VIN: 1FTSS34F51
This vehicle left the shop running good however the crank time is a little long but always starts. The new high pressure oil pump helped the most however the customer opted to drive as is rather than continue with looking for leaking injector Orings. Thanks ve... Trouble codes: 1211 (pending icp press. above/below expected), 1212 (pcm memory icp not at expected).
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L engine noise VIN: 1FTRX17W21
Thank you all for your advise and help. I removed the valve cover and removed the end cap of the camshaft and found the the oil passage was pluged. Cleaned it out and the noise was gone. Thank you for all your help.
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTWX32P73
Did not get much help on this one. as we have limited resources for working on diesels, we have sent this one off to the dealer and as of this point they have replaced the 3rd and final harness (pcm to trans), warrantied the pcm and reflshed and it still had n... Trouble codes: P0487.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L convertor VIN: 1FDNF20L64
after refilling and flushing with BG solvent, it has not stalled once yet, I can't explain why, Charles ( IATN member) e-mailed me saying there was a bulletin on replacing fluid with snythetic ATF to fix problem. If vehicle returns, I will try that...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21545
Good Day, Our missfire was caused by carbon tracked, blistered plugs. Contaminated fuel system restricted the fuel filter, engine ran lean, etc. Removal of the plugs was a challange. Followed all the recommendations from Ford TSB 06-15-2 and still had #2 & #... Trouble codes: P0300 (ramdom missfire), P0171.
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2002 Honda S2000 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMAP114X2
Turned out to be a bad fuel injector. Swapped injector and the miss followed. As stated by Randy, he said hes seen bad injectors test ok using pressure drop for flow test. Thanks to all that replied!!! Car runs like a champ and passed emission test with flying... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304 (p0303-), P0303.
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L BCM replacement
Joe, Glen, and Gary gave me some good leads on some options to get this unit repaired. After researching prices and down time of vehicle, customer felt that shipping unit off to Jeep for updates and repairs was the best choice. Thanks for your time guys. Sever...
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1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Headlamps VIN: 1LNCM93E2M
After dissasembling most of the dash to access the High/low relay, light out modual, auto dimmer relay, headlamp switch, combo switch and having strange test results, ie power when there should be none I slept on it to hope for some good advice on my email thi...
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070441204
Well---Thanks for all the replies; the consensus is that these parts or at least not all of the parts needed can be purchased from any known source which is kinda what I thought. I did get a phone call from SSF Auto Parts who said they could provide all the o-...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDB2201702
Thanks for the replies, most suggested trying another air mass meter and doing an adapation, As written in my post I had fitted and new meter, that made no difference and readings were the same. I back probed plug at ECU to confirm voltages and wiring were OK ... Trouble codes: P0100 (Air Mass Meter).
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1993 Oldsmobile Achieva S 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3NL14AXP
thanks to all that replied it looks like you can make this engine work by changing the timming cover sensor and balancer the customer has not got back with me to approve the work but i did talk to other techs that have done this thanks
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1996 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 16HDT13W9T
I'd like to thank everybody who sent me advise. I have not been able to have the car back for further testing. The customer states that the car idles rough and is down on mileage, but aside from that it is OK. I received information on a TSB that would have yo... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfires).
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1995 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GK44R4S
Alot of you hit it right on the head, its a cracked flex plate...got the cracked one out, putting the new in, thank you all for your timely and very helpful information...like I said before..this iATN 'ROCKS', as do all of you...better diagnostic computer than...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T4X
I replaced all 4 injectors.. And Problem was solved...Sorry I waited so long to repost but this car has been such a problem. I wanted to make sure it was fixed.. Trouble codes: P0171.
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1990 Toyota Camry 2.0L electric windows VIN: JHLMASD534
Thank you for all your responses, I followed all of your suggestions regarding all door-body harnesses. I looked for short circuiting throughly with a short finder and turns out the rear right doorlock actuator itself was shorted internally causing the circuit...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39W2S
Several good suggestions and several who hit the nail on the head: The answer was a shorted air flow meter, which produced no check engine light and no spark-unplugging it brought the check engine light back on, and the spark back. Thanks to techs [...], Shi...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12EXS
Well, tried a new coil & it started right up .No cracks found though. It is odd that the scope is reading 15kv-16kv on all wires but no firing . Most replies recommended coil replacement. Thanks for all replies!
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWNA63BXX
passat fixed. the power output stage was the problem. it was only 4 months old and installed at another shop somewhere. we had ground, power and negative pulse and injector pulse. but no spark. this was after we installed a new cylinder head. the car ran reall...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L starting VIN: YVILW61J5Y
Hi you were all right about the key switch for the imoblizer Thanks again George
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2001 Volvo V40 1.9L rh rear area VIN: YV1VW29581
Art from Oklahoma nailed it on the first shot, this vehilce had aftermarket snow wheels and tires and the wheel was moving when going hard into dips causing the noise, I had rubbed grease on rotor part that contacts the wheel and when we took the wheel off you...
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