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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L Misfire VIN: JH4KA7654N
misfire present mostly when warm at highway speeds(70-80). only a very slight misfire present when brake torquing in bay. i removed all spark plugs for inspection nothing noticed unsuall all good condition, inspected coil boots no signs of arching, ohm test al...
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1998 Acura CL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 19UYA2256W
this car had stalling problems wile driving on jan./06 when alternator was not charging intermetently,changed alternator & problem was fix,april/06 same thing happend, charging light intermentently.changed alternator & fix. Last week the customer experienced t...
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD57Y44
Car was purchased not running with light collision damage on front end after body repairs done was brought to us the first thing we noticed was no mil light when key turned on we printed wiring diagram and checked all powers and grounds at the ecm they were ok...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13WXS
my question is .. has anyone come across a way to eliminate the carbon ( ie: a method of cleaning it out) without removing the intake completely? thanks in advance for any help anyone can provide jack "a first choice auto" Trouble codes: P1406 (egr pintle stuck open)
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1996 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGC29R2T
Hi guys, I need some advice on this Chevrolet truck. It had a new fi unit with intake gaskets about 3 yrs ago. Over the last 2 months it has begun setting codes intermittenly. The only driveability problem is slight roughness at idle in gear only. Codes are P1... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P0300
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1440V
this one came in at the end of the day wouldn't rev up checked fuel filter blocked replaced it same thing. the only time i had left was to gather the codes and head out the door.the two tps codes 122 ,123 ithink ihad the same problem once before ,had aused tps... Trouble codes: P0108, P0122, P0123
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L high idle VIN: 1GCCS1941W
I installed rebuilt cylinder head, new T statt, water pump. Found unattached vac line that goes to a nipple in LF fender and Tees into a tube in a wire bundle that goes through the firewall. The hose was brittle and broken. I have no idea where tha vacuum sour... Trouble codes: 507B
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L oil cooler lines VIN: 1GTGK29U2X
I have this 99 chev new body style for that year. We are replacing the engine cooler lines. The new ones from gm part number [...] and are a newer style [2001 and older]. My under standing is they are for 2001up trucks and on the older trucks you have to mo...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Transmission VIN: 1GCHK23142
Need help with Allison trans completely inoperitive. We have had in several times for same condition, 3 to 4 weeks between visits. When ever it rains trans will not move in any gear range. Have checked other help requests that suggested replacing trans range s...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1B7GL22X8S
Van came in for no start. replaced dist cap and rotor, van ran fine. Cust returned two days latter with very lacking in power.Van starts and idles fine but has VERY little power.There was a code for MAF sensor, i,m at home and can,t remember the code.The cust ...
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2003 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBE4E1153
The fuel gauge reads empty with fuel in the tanks. The pcm sets p1172(fuel transfer pump flow insuf.) and the gauge defalts to empty. My problem is I have no information on this truck. Alldata and mithell go up to 3500. My friend who works at a GM dealership (...
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1C3EJ46XOY
I have this 2000 Chrysler you can,t control temprature, I discovered the lever on the heater box that controls the blend door is broken where the cable hooks on. Dealer tells me to get this lever I must buy the heater box assy for $450.00, I've checked with Do...
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2001 Daewoo Lanos Sport 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1BJG56KT56
The parts company suggests the "fuse kit" with the cam sensor but the place wont give any indication where/ how to install retrofit fuse kit. Please advise. What is the deal with water pump replacement concerning the eccentric shape?
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1999 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Mode door VIN: 1B7GL22Y1X
We replaced the evaporator core on this Dakota in June 2006 and now it is back for the forth time with the mode door broken. The very top of the shaft of the door is snapping off. We have looked inside of the box and see no signs of the door binding. We have r...
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2002 Dodge Neon 2.0L p0551 VIN: 1B3E546C02
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The customer called in and said the transmission was "bucking" when driving up a hill. I was talking to him on his phone and as we talked, the check engine light came on for him. He drove the vehicle over and...
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1975 Fiat 124 Spider 1.8L No Start VIN: 124CS10088
Dose any one have the wiring for this ign system as I am sure it must have a ignition amplifier somewhere.It has 2 sets of Point 2 Condensors and 1 coil with one wire I am not getting any power to the trailing points can anyone out there help me before I start...
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1986 Ford F-350 XL 6.9L Stall VIN: 1FDJF3715G
i need some help from you diesel experts. here is the problem with this truck. the engine stalls on decel. on a road test, when i push the clutch to shift, it will stall unless i make it a quick shift. if i goose the engine in nuetral it will stall unless i sa...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 2-3 3-4 shift VIN: 1FMDU34X1S
First i would like to thank everbody that takes the time to help IATN grow to what it is today. I recently sent this explorer to a transmission shop to have it overhauled, it was slipping like crazy and fluid was burned. I got it back and customer was complain...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FALP13P8V
Good morning to all. this 2.0 escort acts like converter plug but checks out good. put foot to floor no power to get out of its way will get up to speed evently, surging at idle possibly vacuum leak some where cant find. baro came in at 135. hz clean and repla...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Shifting VIN: 1FTEX18L5V
Customer complaint is the check engine light is on and transmission will shift hard at times. When hard shifting occurs customer will pull vehicle over and turn key off, restart and trans will shift normal. Retrived codes p0503, {intermittent vehicle speed, el...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Alarm/RAP Module VIN: 2FMZA5142W
Hello fellow Techs! Boy, do I need help with this one. This vehicle came in approx 1 month ago, with the alarm sounding off intermittently in the middle of the night. I was unable to duplicate the problem, even keeping the vehicle overnight. I monitored the do...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L daytime running lights VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
No DRL at all. I am not familiar with DRL so I read on it's opereation. It uses the same bulbs as headlights, but at a lower voltage, pulse width modulated is how alldata explained it, I think. I have a wiring diagram and a DRL module connector diagram and thi...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Right Front Inner Axle Seal VIN: 1FTSW31F6X
Customer brought truck in because of a leak in the right from inner axle seal. In all my years as a tech I have never seen this type of set-up and found no useful info in MOD describing how to replace the inner axle seals, so I tackled the job the best way I c...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L fuel tank VIN: 3FAKP1134Y
THis escort won't allow fuel in normaly. You have to put it in very slowly. This is the second time this is back for this. The first time we replaced the fuel vent vapor hose assembly. Worked fine for 3 months. Now it is back doing the same thing. Not sure if ...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L T belt VIN: 3FAKP1130Y
Lower T belt idler missing DOHC ZX2
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMZA5248Y
Hi, I have problems with my ABS module. Light comes some times on. Questions: 1- I would like to know if I could buy the electronic card of the module without the valve's body. The car has a Kelsey-Hayes EBC 430 ABS system. 2-Could provide me the part number t...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTWW33F4Y
hi techs, this one is a strange one. after it gets up to operating temp,it starts loping at idle,seems to run fine otherwise,idle speed is ok.changed fuel filter,no help.checked codes and had a p1209 and p1211.while idling i unplugged the ipc sensor and it idl... Trouble codes: P1211
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L No Start, no start, no crank VIN: 1FTYR11U51
Hey fellow techs, Happy new year to you! This ranger came in on the hook. Customer stated he was driving along when the vehicle started bucking. Soon it cut off, but he was able to start it right back up. He drove a little further and it cut off again, but t...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L abs light and speedometer VIN: 1FTNX21L42
this truck came to me with intermitant abs light and a speedo that will drop out momentarily under throttle.. checked abs sensor in differential.. found metal shavings removed cover right side bearing bad.. replaced side bearings checked setup and test drove.....
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2003 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP38323
What I have is an engine with low vaccum and it varies like a valve is bad. My running compression is 120-150lbs. I've never experienced it that high before. This engine doesn't have VVT or variable induction. I've had a spark checker in and it easily fires 25... Trouble codes: P0304, P0316
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA52443
This van came in with no drivability issues other than a MIL. Pulled codes and found a P0315. Check TSB's and ran diagnostic chart. The only cause shown was either a bad crank sensor or damaged crank pulse ring. We inspected the ring and it appeared to be OK. ... Trouble codes: P0315 (PCM Unable to learn crankshaft pulse wheel tooth spacing)
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2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Unknown VIN: 1FTNS242X3
Vehicle came to us with a pull to the right when brake applied.I have turned the rotors,replaced the calipers and brake pads,and have replaced both brake hoses front and bled system.We replaced rear rotors and pads about a month ago,and I also made sure they a...
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1991 Geo Tracker 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2CNBJ18U6M
Hello everybody. I have a Geo Tracker here that is chock full of electrical gremlins. This unit will start and run but all of the computer outputs "buzz" with KOEO or KOER and runs very rich when it is running. I am unable to retrieve codes from from ECM. ECM ...
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2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Key fobs VIN: 3GKFK16T6Y
Good day!I've got intermittant keyless entry problems,The customer requests that his key fob unlock the drivers door,with key in ignition and engine running.I have the auto locks enabled,and sometimes if you drive the truck till the locks actuate,put in park,e...
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2004 GMC C8500 7.2L Oil System VIN: 1GDM8C1C54
Hello Jim here..once again asking for some help or direction today. While doing a PM on this 2004 C8500 GMC Dump Truck, with a CAT 3126 engine I came across something I really have not experienced or seen.While draining the oil ,it started to rush out of pan a...
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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Engine VIN: 1HGEJ1223S
Well guy's this one has me stumped. This is my wifes car. I am retired so I don't have access to the resources I used to have but I can't figure this one out. The car just shut down while driving. Cam timing was on and had fuel pressure. I checked for spark an...
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L MIL Lamp on, limp home mode VIN: 4S2CK58Y24
this rodeo goes in to limp mode does not run over 10 mph. when the reduce power light comes on but once the light turns off the car runs good.can any body tell me what the light is. notice check engine light on p1239 and p1767. i folow the troble tree and it d... Trouble codes: P1239, P1767
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1990 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L abs motor VIN: SAJKY1742L
customer came in for front brake job. replace front brake pads and rotors. did not replace the brake pads sensor. after driving the car, whenever you turn the engine off, the abs motor remains running. thus draining the battery. what could be the possibility o...
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1997 Kia Sephia GS 1.8L ip cluster VIN: KNAFA1257V
car blows 15 amp meter fuse when put in reverse. car must be hot if it is turned off for more than 5 minutes it will not blow fuse. it does not matter if you press brake pedal when going ito reverse it still blow fuse if you do not. when it blows fuse all clus...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L overheating VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
customer came in with erratic overheating and blowing cold air out passenger vents. had at dealer and they replaced the fan, thermostat, cheked water pump could not find a fault. we got it checked between rad and condenser was full of debris. cleaned between r...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L abs VIN: 1LNHM86S9Y
hello all iatn members. have a 2000 lincoln ls with an abs light on, yellow light only. trouble codes c1234, loss of right front wheel speed. install new hub, bearing and sensor assm. cleared trouble codes and test drove after about 100 yards the light came ba...
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2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LMFU28R62
Customer says instruments went haywire off and on a few times and he did not notice any driveability problems, parked vehicle and let set for a while and it would not start towed to shop, I found no fuel press. so I checked inertia switch it was ok but no powe...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L oil pressure VIN: WDBJF55FXT
We replaced the head gasket on this car 400 miles ago & it came back yesterday because of CEL on. Code was for variable cam not advancing, but when we started engine lifters were rattling, so we checked oil pressure and found none. (Don't know how long custome...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L engine
Hello to all, I have a new customer inquiring about replacing an engine in his 1997 S320. We are very experienced in engine replacement on domestics and popular Honda and Toyota applications. We have never replaced an engine on any Mercedes to date. We are con...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG70J11
hi guys, i got this mb 2001 s430, came in 2 days ago with code 120 & p171 we replace the maf sensor & gas pedal sensor clear pcm & test drive system is fine now , but the question is do i need to reset the adaption on this system? i dont have the oem or after ... Trouble codes: 120 (tps sensor)
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50U9V
Car came in with code PO340-camshaft sensor A code. Scoped sensor and found no signal. Replaced sensor cap and had good scope pattern. Then got codes for misfire 3 & 4 cylinders. Saw IATN on needing to sync camshaftsensor. Performed the sync procedure and stil...
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1988 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Sport 2.6L timing chain VIN: 1JPH2336T2
this vehicle have a bad oil pump and tensioner and i just replace them both wid new ones because timing chain was loose and it jump couple teeth. i set all the mark to correct and start the vehicle couple times,but never ran the engine longer than 5 minute. an...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y1V
Good evening friends and happy new year.This Mitsu came to me with a smog failure ,the upstream o2 sensor was bad and the connector was replaced at the same time and it cured one problem.Now the problem i am having is with the p1390 and p1494 it seems like i c... Trouble codes: P1390, P1494
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1985 Nissan 200SX Turbo 1.8L No Start VIN: JN1CS26S2F
vehicle came in as a no start.has no spark and no injector pulse,security light flashes with key off and while cranking,but stays off with key in on position.I do not have any way of tracing security system, no wiring schematics or any info on it.
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1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Batttery
Battery went dead a couple of times on this car. I found the excessive drain to be going through the #10 fuse which is labeled "Elctron Bat". Hmmm. Funny thing is that on the fuse panel this description is highlighted from the factory with white paint around i...
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2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51D73
Hello folks and thanks in advance to any help. This 03 spec-v came in not able to communicate to a scanner or an inspection machine, but i could talk to the srs system. There are post every where about the foam in the computer storage box screwing up the compu... Trouble codes: U1000 (ECM cannot communicate with insturment cluster), U1001 (Same as above)
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1994 Porsche 911 RS America 3.6L cyl head gasket VIN: WPOAB2965R
The old head gaskets were a composite looking material imbedded in a groove in the top of the cyls. All of the gaskets that I have gotten or inquired about are a steel ring. These rings are the right diametr but are not wide enough for the grooves. I know abou...
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1999 Saturn SL1 1.9L Surge, CODE P0401A VIN: 1G8ZH528XX
I have this car with intermittent problem... Intermittent code P0401 shows up once every 2 months customer complain of Intermitent lack of power under smooth acceleration just after a cold start (witch I have not been able to reproduce) I have the good EGR va... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficient flow)
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2001 Saturn L200 2.2L Cylinder Head VIN: 1G8JU52F21
Hey Guys, This is my first Saturn with the "Broken Timing Chain/Warped Valves" problem. My info says the head bolts torque to 22 ft/lbs and then an additional 155 degrees. Does that sound about right to y'all? Sounds kinda fishy to me. Thanks for your time.
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1991 Toyota MR2 2.2L starter VIN: JT2SW21N4M
Received with starter problem found starter relay power wire disconnected, reconnected wire, starter cranks but intermittently stays engaged with Key in ON position. Found if cold start injector is unplugged sometimes will stop but other times it will not and ...
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1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Stall VIN: JT4RN01P7M
Customer drove this one in with a no run below 3,000RPM's. Engine will not start without holding throttle to the floor, cranking, and when it takes off the key must be held in the start position for a second longer and then it will run fine as long as the rpm'...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN36H2N
Hi there, cranks good, fuel good, no injector pulse, no spark. power to injectors-not grounding, power to coil-test lamp on coil does flicker (but not a very clear grounding type of flicker!!). engine lamp works, fuses/relays good. no codes-cannot induce code ...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L 2-3 shift flare VIN: WVWEE83A1T
looking for a miracle on the kids car. the 2-3 shift on this passat has a very noticeable shift flare. suspect leakage somewhere. there are no trans or engine codes read via vag. throttle adaptation correct. other shift points are acceptable but 4-3 downshift ...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA29M2X
The car came in with a no start - we checked for codes and the scan tool said to "recycle key and try again" - of course we did that without any luck - we checked the wiring and the plug in and will tampering with it we were able to get some communication - mi...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L 3-4 Shift VIN: 3VWCB21C71
Hello everyone, I have this beetle that falls on it face when shifting from 3rd to 4th gear. All other shifts are perfect and the car runs great otherwise. There are no codes and no other complaints. This car is just out of the warranty period because of time...
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L Steering Assist VIN: WAUEA88D8V
Thanks for the help we flushed the system & filled it with Pentosin CHF 7.1 hydraulic fluid now everything works fine. The fluid we used not correct. Thanks for the help!!!
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WAUJT64B5N
We have fixed the vicle with a mass air flow sensor - very odd cure for me but I guess I should not be that suprised - thanks for all the help or I would have never fixed it - Brad
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L starts & dies VIN: 1GNCU06D2M
Well gentlemen, don't know what to say. Checked everything out that was suggested and could find no problem. So I ran the van down the road and got it warmed up. Then started it about six times in a row with no problems. The only conclusion I could come up wit...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R9X
Well gang, this Tahoe of my wife's is finally fixed, it has completed the required(however vague) drive cycle before emmission testing & has passed the test. But I must admit that I am amazed at the cause. Dan [...] had the cause n... Trouble codes: P0308.
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W2Y
Thank you to everyone who replied. I had already tried an AC Delco cap and rotor. There was no difference. What finally fixed the car was a new distributor from GM. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WH55K31
the #4 injector was causing the problem installed a new one and worked great after.thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: P204.
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2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCDM19W81
Wow, 28 replies! First of all I want to thank each of you for taking the time to help, it truely is appreciated. The general consensus seems to be to use an OEM cap and rotor. Lots of good suggestions regarding other areas to look at. This does not appear to...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L ABS module VIN: 1GCGG25RX2
Customer has decided to run this vehicle ,until it starts to give him some serious problems.I told him that it would probably to new abs module.He didn't want to spend that kind of money at this time.Several replies referred to a bulletin about a ground proble...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14W02
First of all, Thanks to each and every one of you who took the time to help. A special thanks to Dave [...]. I was so focused on fuel press. loss I never did go back and do voltage/amperage test AFTER we wired in the new...
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L inst. cluster area VIN: 1C3EJ46X4Y
HELLO FELLOW TECH'S. - I don't have this vehicle fixed as of yet due to the fact the vehicle is not acting up. However I called the customer & asked him to stop in to disconnect the vss which seem's to be the best idea suggested by Deryl from Oregon. The custo...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B7GL22X3X
Well this one is over with;first, some of you didnot read the request completely.This vehicle DIDNOT have an egr system. John [...] idea was good,however, was not the ticket. I cant find the print,but one fo you was right.The o2 sensor was marginal. I was rea...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L No 4x4 VIN: 1B4HS28N91
Well it's always nice to know your not alone, Thank you to the replies I recieved. Turns out the Transfer Case Control Module was the root cause of failure. After disassembly + inspection there is an obvious sauder joint failure in the board marker #D326. Repl...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L stays running VIN: 2B3HD46R61
well i know this is not much use but the guy took it to the dealer and they came to the conclusion that it was a short in the electric mirror control switch. this switch worked fine but was not intact ( seemed to be missing some small plastic part ). i appecia...
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1998 Eagle Talon 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3AK24Y2W
rechecked timing with a straight edge for the second time and its in time. all timing covers are off. sent to dealer to have relearn attempted since owner had crank replaced and cams out doing rebuild.compression was checked before and is ok. during the rebuil... Trouble codes: P1390.
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1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FACP72F7M
thanks guys for all your help turns out it was the alternator Trouble codes: 24 (egr evp voltage too high).
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3FAKP1138X
The timing was on to start and a compression test revealed cylinder 1 30psi lower than the rest. We pulled the head and had a bent exhaust valve. Tip of suggestion, dont second guess your self. Trouble codes: P0340, P1383 (vct overretarded bank 1).
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14VOY
customer decided not to fix vehicle,I did unplug the sensor as 1 person suggested, and the vehicle did not stall cold, probably had a bad fuel composition sensor. Thank-you to all that replied. Trouble codes: P0176, P0320.
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2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L front int. wipers VIN: 2FMDA56491
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was the wiper motor. The cowl had allowed water to enter the electrical connector and rotted the pin for the green wire right off. I replaced the motor and removed the rotted pin from the connector and all is well in wind...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L cowl VIN: 1FAFP53203
The customer took the car to the dealer for 'Warrenty Consideration.' They took the dash out, sealed the firewall from the inside and charged the customer $1000. Thanks to all who helped.
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Stall, no door power locks VIN: 1FAHP53U73
I checked the grounds as suggested by a few replies to no avail. The battery connections were good, and there is no aftermarket alarm or starting unit. Since I could not get the vehicle to act up for me and due to the cost of a GEM module, we sent this one to ...
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAX57P34
Hello everyone. I have to close this one for now. It is not fixed nor is it broken. This truck has started every-time since I've posted the help. The weather here has been cold to moderate and dry to wet so all thoughts related to weather have been blown. I re...
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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L external lights VIN: 1GTEC14M5T
thanxs to all the helpful replies,this truck didn't have trailer pack.after going to all the wires to the dash with bad luck.one of the e-mail i got said to check the drivers door. we took it apart and found that a window regulator had been replaced and wires ...
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2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L 2-3 3-4 shift VIN: 2GTEK19V8Y
Thanks Guys, upon further inspection we have found that the third gear band is burnt out of this thing. It is down the road to the tranny shop. Thanks again for the help
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2001 GMC Cab & Chassis Sierra 3500 8.1L Drive indicator VIN: 1GDJC34G81
Thanks to all the replied. We replaced the PNP/NS switch on the trans with the updated brown part. It did not change anything. We replaced because of being an updated part and the fact that the connector was full of moisture and green corrosion. We tested the ...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Differential VIN: 1GKDT13S52
i replaced the front actuator/switch for the front differential and it worked great. several of the replys said after finding a short (at a/c compressor) the actuators go bad. i still think this vehicle also needs a encoder sensor but customer wants to wait fo...
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1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L head gaskets VIN: KMHWF35V7X
Well this vehicle is out of here. It turned out the smoke the customer saw was from under the hood. The radiator was leaking slightly at the seam. It would sometimes seal up but would sometimes let all the coolant out. If you were driving down the road you wou...
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1990 Isuzu Trooper S 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: ACCH58E5M7
Hello everyone The trooper is running good. My first two replies david from Texas and James from massachutsas said the disrtibutor was not in the correct position. That was the problem. I changed the position of the disrtibtor 1 notch on the gear and i was abl...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y3P
the computor was bad the circuit board inside wasn't fixable so had to install a new one.works great now thanks to all that replied.
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L engine stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S5W
Installed new battery on Sat. Customer said no problem since.Thanks to all who replied. Funny how old battery would have enough to turn engine and start but could notice how lazy it was while spinning over.Battery was original.Thanks all iATN members again.
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4A3AK54FXS
This vehicle has a fuel pump relay inside the center console. there was a buzzing noise that would come out of the center console but I thought it was just the radio. Turns out it was the fuel pump relay. With my lab scope the I was able to see the computer pu...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Immobilizer System VIN: 4A3AA46G7Y
Well I still have no fix on this car yet, like some of You guys suggested this is something that only mitsubishi dealers can do it at this time, unfortunaly I did sent this car to a local mitsubishi dealer to be reprogrammed & they did & charge me for it, When...
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1987 Nissan D21 2.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN6NP11S9H
sorry for late respon. it is fix. joseluis iniquez was right on. it was cam timing that was jumped two link some how. ck chain tensioner and it ck out ok. reset cam timing and chang oil and filter drove over weeked. it ran good. thanks a lot the members who of...
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1991 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L starter VIN: JN8HD17Y7M
under load vehicle ing. switch was losing voltage.HAD VOLTAGE WHEN RELAY WAS UNPLUGED. WHEN RELAY WAS PLUGED IN VOLTAGE WAS LOST AT RELAY FROM ING. SWITCH
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1995 Nissan Skyline GTR 2.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: BCNR330046
Thank-you for all the replies! The vehicle is fixed! We tried all of your ideas on this car. Trying to narrow the possibilities for over-fueling involved several possibilities. Turbo cars can over-fuel because of fuel pressure problems (pressures were OK), l...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L pcv VIN: 1N4DL01D4X
Thank you to all who replied with the location of the pcv valve on this Nissan. It is behind the intake on the rear, passenger side. It is very difficult to get at and the 1/2 hour labor that our labor guide gave us was not enough. My technician took the power...
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2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ND4DL01D1
The cause of the no start was a bad Crankshaft sensor, TSB# NTB99-081 listed that problem. After the crank sensor was pulled, an ohm test was performed and found to be bad. PO3356 is the code for crank sensor listed in the TSB, but we had no code. After it was... Trouble codes: P1126 (Thermostat Function).
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D03
Car is fixed. Finally got it to the dealer to get the Idle air volume releared per some of the requests that I got. The problem seems to be that when you go to get the recall done for the crank angle sensor problem, sometimes the reprograming of the idle air v... Trouble codes: P0507.
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L battery VIN: 1G3NL52T91
The underhood fuse is for the right side interior fuse panel. the customer said she was having prior problems with the radio and had some work done to it. He was going to take it back to the repair facility and let us know what happened. Not a word as of yet. ...
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1992 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L engine VIN: 1G2NE14N9N
You guys were all right, we did a block test, and it failed, we got the ok to send the heads out and do a head gasket, thanks to all for aid, and assist
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: IG2JB1248T
I want to thank the 9 people who replied. This a good example of never to second guess yourself. I knew going into this that these injectors need to be replaced with GM injectors and all need to be replaced. We replaced them but from the aftermarket. So we dec... Trouble codes: P0303, P0172.
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