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1998 Acura CL 3.0L engine VIN: 19UYA2250W
Hey guys I got his car it cuts off a idle when try to restart it does not idle sometimes it does for awhile an then cuts off I cleaned the iac valve & check for codes nothing works thanks in advance.
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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: NONE
car came in mil on. found code 1457, found defective gas cap. assume it would be ok. vehicle came back a week later mil on, but this time found code 1456. any help would be appreciated, thank you... Trouble codes: 1457 (evap leak tank area), 1456 (canister area)
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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18602
Sorry for the long post in advance, but maybe all tis information might help. Orginally came in for poor starting and poor performance. Had code p0131 for oxygen sensor. Was flooding badly on start up and running poorly. Replaced O2 with NGK on 01/14/2007 an... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft postion sensor)
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L cruise control VIN: WAUGD28D0X
This vehicle has no cruise control. Fuses good, vac. lines and actuator intact. Very limited info on system. Have already bought 3day subscription to factory service info and isnt much more help that alldata was. Cruise has a separate module for control (not p...
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1995 BMW 530i 3.0L hard start warm VIN: WBAHE2327S
Hello all; Car starts well cold and hot but has very long cranking after about 90 minute cool down. Starts better with throttle slightly cracked. Rough idle at all times. Runs well off idle. Cannot pin idle problem to any specific cylinders. Found and fixed a ... Trouble codes: 68 (knock sensor 3)
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1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L abs codes VIN: 1GCDT19W9R
Ok, I,m confused on this one. ABS light comes on. Pulled out snap-on scanner and programed it. Basically the only thing it does for you is flash codes on the dash,and then you can earmark them. The problem is the code list on snappy scanner lists code #s 1 thr...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L No Start VIN: 3GNEK18ROV
i have a problem! 97 tahoe will not start. have great compression, have good spark, good fuel pressure. installed new crank sensor because there so common. checked fuel volume it was also good. installed updated injector assemble still nothing. any help would ...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L gauges,warning lights VIN: 1GNDT13W4W
This vehicle was towed in for a no start.As usual more times than not,it started right up in the parking lot.After checking all the usual things,(fuel pressure,codes,etc)I sent it on it's way not being able to duplicate the complaint.That was about 4 months ag...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L door locks VIN: 3GNEC16R4X
this vehicle the door locks work one first try and after that you have to wait a few minutes and locks work only once and you have to wait,like something is heating up or voltage breaking down so i replaced door lock relay and this did not cure problem checked...
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Dome lamps, compass/temperature display VIN: 1GNEK13291
This is a vehicle that the customer has just purchased from a used car dealer. When purchased the compass and temperature display on the mirror and the overhead map lights were inop. I checked the bulbs and they were good. I checked for power and there is no p...
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2000 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L lack of power VIN: 1GCGK23J2Y
has anyone seen this before? i am stumped. all details are mentioned above. please help. i should also mention that there is alot of spark knock when problem occurs, according to scanner pcm starts retarding timing accordingly. all other data looks ok. i did n...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L engine VIN: 1G1ND52J2Y
Car was towed in. Died when customer was driving. No codes were retrived from computer.Fuel pressure at 55psi and we have good spark at the plugs. Showing RPM from the crank sensor and have replaced cam sensor.Spark plugs look wet with fuel but when trying to ...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT19WXY
About a week after the fuel pump was changed the check engine light came on without any driveability symptoms. Customer has been living with it but now wants it fixed. When the mil came on, at first it was intermittent and now it stays on all of the time. I he... Trouble codes: P0446, P0452, P0453
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J91
HEADING Has anyone ever seen the oil pressure switch short out the bus line and not start the vehicle.The vehicle returned after we repaired the fuel pump for a no start condition on Jan. 24. found fuel pump bad and replaced. Customer has returned vehicle and ... Trouble codes: P1189 (oil pressure circuit returned), U1040 (bus code returned), P1626 (theft history never returned), P0452 (evap history never returned), C1255 (abs history never returned), U1000 (bcm returned)
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCHG39R11
this poblem is very intermittent. doesnt matter if van is cold or warm.when started may idle at base idle or may idle at 1800 rpms.with scanner plugged in on function test for iac. iac does not move to commands. cycle key with 10 to 20 second intervals will st... Trouble codes: P0506, P0507
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L battery VIN: 1GNDT13S53
hello everyone i have a 2amp draw on the battery when the car is off. this draw will be there for about 5 min.and then goes away for about 1 min. and comes back.it does this over and over until it kills the battery.if i pull fuse #6 in the under the rear seat ...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L passenger side bottom heated seat VIN: 3GNFK16Z43
hey there everyone , i have had some trouble with this one. The passengers back rest heater works and both of the drivers side do too. when you push the button to activate the lower and upper on the passengers side the heat indicator buttons flash and the memo...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L power steering pump VIN: 3C4FY4BB21
This car has growling noise from power steering pump, worse when steering. We replaced this pump about a year ago with oe pump. It came back in with growling noise, the customer said it has gradually gotten worse. The pump was replaced the 1st time for a leak....
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GT54LZ1
i replaced the ecm and can't program the vin with the drb because it wants the pin number, what can i do? Trouble codes: P0601
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1995 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire, VIN: 1B4GH54R0S
Good morning, This van will run great until hot (about 20min) Then stall, you can restart but its poping thru t he intake like its crossfiring. Totaly undrivable. I get a code 43 coil driver circuit #3 Follow the trouble tree in shopkey it take me to pcm. Repl... Trouble codes: 43 (coil driver 3)
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L cluster VIN: 2B4GP44G6Y
thanx in advance. the cluster isnt working. temp isnt reading tach is stuck on 400 rpm speedo doesnt work and fuel gauge isnt working and digital odometer isnt even lit. the cluster has power all the backlights in the cluster are on with the headlights. just w...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HU16N02
Hello all, thanks in advance for any help you can give. Truck was brought in about a month ago with MIL on. Found code P1491. Replaced condenser fan motor and harness, had PCM flashed with latest updates, brought vehicle back to shop and installed fuse in #39 ... Trouble codes: P1491 (Radiator Fan Control Relay Circuit)
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L most interior components VIN: 2B4GP44322
Hello all, have a very odd one here. When starting vehicle and attempt to roll window down or use blower or any main power accessory, all accessorys quit working. Have narrowed it down somewhat. It seems we are losing a ground at pin 85 at my accessory relay l...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR10U9P
During initial cold morning start-up,starts and runs fine.Drop into drive and go.Come to a stop sign idles fine,go to take off engine hesitates and sometimes stalls.Has excellent spark and fuel pressure.Once engine warms up all is fine.Any suggestions?I believ...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Wipers VIN: 1FTCR10A7T
The wipers on this Ranger run all the time (high speed only) w/ key one. I have replaced the switch with known good one, replaced GEM module and even tried plugging in a differant wiper motor. Still does the same thing. If you unplug the module and plug it bac...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, huge lack of power VIN: 1FTDX1722V
Vehicle lacks power and runs poorly. Found exhaust manifolds glowing cherry red. Tested the exhaust back-pressure and found it ok. Removed exhaust after testing and no change. Found fuel injector pulse double what it should be at idle. Oxygen sensors are repor...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Drivetrain VIN: 3FAFP15PXX
I bought this vehicle from a customer who did not want to replace the engine that blew. I had never driven this vehicle before the engine blew up. I replaced the engine with a used engine among other new parts. The vehicle drives perfectly and runs perfectly e...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L front wiper motor parking VIN: FMZA5148YB
hey ford techs i am having trouble with the front wiper system and all the guys and me are pulling their hairs out. what happens is when i turn the wipers on they work fine but when i turn the wipers off they do not move to the bottom of the windshield like it...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L power steering & brakes VIN: 1FTNW21F52
the vehicle had p/s fluid leaking, replaced rusted p/s hose from pump to booster & from booster to box. purged the system with vacuum as per alldata. it never seemed just right but customer was going to try it. called the next day & it was worse & he could hea...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Center support VIN: 1FTNW2131P
Center support bearing/rubber/assy is noisy. I tried to get the center support assy fron Ford and they say it is part of the driveshaft assembly & you have to buy a driveshaft! It is very expensive. The center support looks like a regular center support. Has a...
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1999 Geo prizm 1.8L daytime running lights VIN: 1Y1SK5284X
This is an ongoing problem.The first trip in the complaint was the front parking lights stayed on &the blue high beam indicator was always on key out still on next am&burning smell &smoke from dash that had subsided by the time the car came in.Checked the 4pag...
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2000 GMC SCHOOL BUS 7.2L starter VIN: 1GDG7T1COY
This 2000 GMC bus chassis intermittantly doesn't crank. I have checked power at the starter solenoid when in the crank position and there is none. I have replace the ignition switch and bypassed the neutral safety switch with no change. Is there a relay somewh...
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2001 GMC C7500 8.1L no acceleration VIN: 1GDM7H1E71
Good morning and welcome to my nightmare. Truck was brought in from a shop that does most of it's own work, and given to me to fix after he gave up. This truck will not accelerate when you step down on the pedal"it just idles" I scanned for codes and and came ... Trouble codes: P1515 (throttle range error), P0405 (egr)
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L 1-2 & 2-3 shift VIN: 1HGCG564XW
This is are shop car. When the vehicle is cold, the 1-2 shift flares and also the 2-3 shift flares. The warmer the vehicle gets the less the flare is and then it shifts normal when at operating temperature. I did perform a BG trans flush to see if this would h...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wiper system VIN: 2HKRL1879Y
Hello everybody. Im having a hard time with this 2000 Honda. I keep blowing my fuse the second I turn on the wipers. I have tried replacing the wiper switch and motor. We are a new shop and dont have alldata or any other diagnosis information yet. Please if an...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wiper system VIN: 2HKRL1879Y
Hello everybody. Im having a hard time with this 2000 Honda. I keep blowing my fuse the second I turn on the wipers. I have tried replacing the wiper switch and motor. We are a new shop and dont have alldata or any other diagnosis information yet. Please if an...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wiper system VIN: 2HKRL1879Y
Hello everybody. Im having a hard time with this 2000 Honda. I keep blowing my fuse the second I turn on the wipers. I have tried replacing the wiper switch and motor. We are a new shop and dont have alldata or any other diagnosis information yet. Please if an...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L heater VIN: KMHDM45D41
Hi guys Iam posting this for a friend .He has a car in his shop that came in with customer complaint of no heat at idle .They replaced the thermostat and it made no change so they got one from the dealer.They replaced the timing belt and waterpump at this time...
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1991 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L abs VIN: 4S2CY58Z0M
i have this rodeo in here. came in with low pedeal. as in ON THE FLOOR!!! car barly stops. i installed a NEW master cycl, no inprovment. bled the brakes 10 times useing every way i know how. ( do not have a press bleeder). found out that antilock light was out...
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2001 Jaguar XJR 4.0L engine VIN: SAJDA15B01
This vehicle has an engine knock at idle when cold. Noise is louder when in gear at idle. Noise will go away fairly fast when engine is warming up. Customer has been driving it this way for awhile. My best guess is piston slap. If anyone has seen this before I...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L all gauges, interior lighting and ac operation VIN: 1J4GZ58S4V
Hello everybody, this truck has inoperative gauges, (all) inoperative information center (center of dash) inoperative ac compressor clutch, and inoperative overhead lighting. Scanned for codes, none found. The PCM is communicating with the scanner OK. When sca...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72391
Hello Kia techs.I have a 01 sportage with a check engine light on.P0171,fuel system too lean.Checked freezeframe data and the long term fuel trim is at -1.5% and short term trim is at -3.5%.I checked alldata and for this code fuel trim should be at more than 2... Trouble codes: P0171
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2004 Lexus SC430 4.3L batt VIN: JTHFN48Y70
This vehicle is showing a current draw of 0.110mill-amps still after being sat for an hour. Customer can leave vehicle up to a week before used again. After awhile the battery is flat. From what iam hearing this is a comon problem with these vehicles, is this ...
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L converter VIN: 1YVGF22C8X
Hello This mazda 626,2.0L stalls like a torque converter lock-up engaging in drive or reverse when stopped no stalling in nuetral or park. dissasembled valve body inspect lock-up solenoid OK. check bypass -clutch control valve in valve body was moving free,fou...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L alternator VIN: WDBEA90DXJ
vehicle has had alternator and battery recently replaced. Vehiicle charges at above 13+ volts while driving; however, at idle the vehicle is charging at less than 12 volts. After 10-15 minutes at idle with loads on, vehicle stalls and resultingly becomes a no-...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA30D4K
Hello and help help help. I have a good customer of mine that just sold his Acura and showed up with a tow truck and his newly purchased 1989 300E on the bed. The check engine light is on constant and he says it stalls out. I am trying to figure out how to ge...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Temp, Odometer and Clock Stay On VIN: WDBHA22E9T
When we turn the key and remove it the Temp indicator, Odometer, And Clock stay on.. Assy relay in still inguaged and draining battery. All other functions seem to be great. Thanks for any help.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E8X
po141 Trouble codes: P0141
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L check engine light set code P0400 egr VIN: 4JGAB72EXA
SUV came in for check engine light, performed DIO test, set code P04000(egr valve). Replaced EGR valve and gasket and erased code. Test drove 15-20 miles, no check engine light. 24 hours later, customer picked up, drove 10miles check engine light came back on....
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2001 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L battey draw VIN: 1MEFM58011
Vehical was towed in had new battery installed 2 months ago, performed a charge test putting out 14 plus volts, performed a draw test it is drawing .206 amps or 2.06 milliamps (battery goes dead on customer after a few months she does not drive it much) I pull...
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1994 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JA3EA11A8R
misfire under hard acell if you back of to 1/4 throttle it will come out of it or if you ease into the throttle it will not do it has to be hard acell can also do it in bay
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4EB32A8R
vehicle came to me with rough run condition, found plugs fouled, car had moisture in it, coil and injector ohm readings over spec. replaced all affected parts and vehicle would not start. found no spark present. reinsp. and replaced coil faulty. at this time v...
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JNICA21D8S
Hello all,this vehicle was towed in.Complaint was that it will not start but will crank good.Has code P0600. It does have injector pulse but no spark.Checked cam and crank sensors show good valves. I even replaced the crank sensor at the trans. Ground circuit ... Trouble codes: P0600
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1N4DL01D7Y
This transmission will rev up and bang into first gear from a full stop. If I use the shifter and select first gear manualy it will take off fine. I had a code P1605 (A/T Diag. Communtion Link). After clearing code it will not come back. I relaced TPS sensor w...
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2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 3N1BBJ1A61
This car came in on a Tow truck from a used car dealer. Cust states veh just sit in lot and wont restart. He change battery, Plugs and ig rotor. Still wont start. We check it out, No spark, no pulse. We change Reman Distributor, No start. Crank signal is good ...
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2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L fuel fill VIN: WPOAB29972
Here goes, about a month ago customer came in with rat droppings in car. We found the rat still in car, after we chased it out. I started to look and see what damage there was. The rat had started at the rear of the car and nibbled on various things working it... Trouble codes: 0442 (micro leak in fuel system)
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1998 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L security? VIN: JF1GF4357W
Thank you in advance for your help. The vehicle was sent to me for a clutch and timing belt. After repairs were made, I hooked up the battery and the parking lights and dash lights began to flash. The car starts fine and runs like a bear. It won't idle, just s...
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L air bag VIN: 4S4BP61C85
i am trying to diagnose the srs light on this car. does any body knows if it is possible without sending the car to the dealer?? thank you
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1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L No Start VIN: JT3FJ80W0N
It has power to coil and igniter. All grounds to ECU are good. Has good crank and came signal to ECU. The customer was complaining about it stalling after getting hot now it will not start at all.
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L ignition switch VIN: JT4RN93P5R
Hey guys, this trucks ignition is sticking sometimes. I replaced the tumbler with key and guess that didnt fix it. Its happend to the customer but feels good to me, I have the tumbler casing and switch ordered from the dealer. The customer says he moved the st...
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L Timing chain VIN: WBAGG8334X
Thank you everyone for the immediate answers. I had not pried front upper timing cover down properly. This allowed cam position sensor to be improperly located in relation to the cam sensor wheel. I had bought new tools to aling cam sensor wheel (stupid design...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Wiper Blades VIN: WBAAM5339X
The tan wiper relay fixed the problem. I could reliably get the wipers to not work or start to work after wiggling the tan relay (inside box on left rear of front fender). Thanks for the replys, they got me looking in the right places.
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L Driveline VIN: WBAEU33412
Thanks to all, Axles! Read further! We released car to customer who took it to a BMW dealer where the customer paid for a diagnosis of failed transfer case. Customer requested we install a used transfer case. We did- with the same problem still present. I remo...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L gauges VIN: 1G6KF54951
OK, this problem went away while charging battery. The gauges came to life and no more problems were present. Customer states it will probably happen again in 4 to 6 months. Customer also stated it was at the Cadillac dealer 4 times while under warranty but wa...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W3T
Vehicle was sent to a dealership where they replaced the connector to the ignition control module, even though I found less then .4 ohms resistance the new connector made the vehicle work. So some how when the connector is bad the VCM sends excessive voltage t... Trouble codes: P1351 (I.C. Circuit high voltage).
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L engine VIN: 1GNDT13WOV
Thanks for all the help. We replaced the engine with a used one with correct vin 'W'. A good example of better safe than sorry. Thanks again
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1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1945V
Thanks for all the help. It turns out that the coil was bad. In the morning it wouldn't produce a strong spark. Replaced the coil and double checked this morning and it worked fine. Thanks again. Mike Trouble codes: P0300.
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L timing chain VIN: 1GNDT13WGX
thanks for all the thoughts from all of you. a few i had knew but several that helped me for future troubles. as of now the shop is to busy to work on owners. since original posting i have had the occasion to drive it and i agree its not a chain issue. it make...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L radiator fans VIN: 2G1WH55K01
Thanks to everyone who replied. This seems to be an issue that happens quite often on the 2001 Impala models. We replaced the thermostat with a new Delco unit and we tried it for 4 days in a row. Everything worked correctly, but since the problem was intermitt...
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2001 Chevrolet Cab & Chassis Silverado 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34U21
Thanks for all the helpful info.I located the knock sensor wiring harness coming out the back of the intake manifold.I tapped into the wire for the rear knock sensor with a digital voltmeter using the AC voltage scale, started the engine and saw no change in A... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174 (p0300-), P0300 (P0332- Bank 2), P0332 (Bank 2).
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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3XY66R2L
thanks for the replies, i scoped the cranck sensor and did not like the pattern so i replaced the crank and cam sensor to no avail, still had same problem, people were in a hury so i threw in a used computer and the problem went away, and is out of my hair tha... Trouble codes: 41 (alt control field open or shorted).
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L2T
i want to thank all those who replied.i checked all the suggested problem areas and found that you have to use oe sensors in this vehicle.as soon as i installed oe crank sensor ,the van started and ran fine.i changed the cam sensor just to be safe.i noticed th... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor circuit failure), P1391 (cam or crank signal intermitent).
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L prnd3 VIN: 1C3EL46R52
i appreciate all info i got from all you techs, I pulled pan as requested and it was a metal factory. Informed customer needs a trans and decided to take it to a trans shop. I am still interested on trans repaire so if any of you techs know of any good trainin...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL26P6V
thanks the only response, i had seen the tsb regarding this and the pcm part # showed to be up to date but i reflashed it again. set out on test drive same concern misfire flashing MIL rechk dtc this time it was p0302 #2 misfire apparently the flash changed th...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on
Here is a summary of this help request. Customer brought in vehicle day after sending help request. Engine light on with code P0340. Reset ECM. Customer advised vehicle has command start and requested to have it disconnected as a trial basis. Test drive after ... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Serpentine belt VIN: 1B7HF13Y71
I want to thank Scott from Wisconsin and Dave from California for their input on this issue. Moving the power steering pulley in 1/8 of an inch did the trick! I never would have thought it would work, but it did. Thanks again!
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1992 Ford Aerostar 3.0L engine
thanks to all of you, right on the money fuel regulator y 2 injectors, fixed, the minivan run great no come back yet $see you around big moneys$.
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N5R
This one is fixxed! Paul was right on the money. I was not aware of the corrosion in the o2 harness,causing backfeeding from the o2 sensor wires and putting the ecm into self test mode. I replaced the sensor and it has been 3 days now with no problem. Thanks f... Trouble codes: 636 (trans temp).
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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.0L Contertor VIN: 1FMEU15N2R
This one was troublesome. Sorry for the delay but I just purchased this and wasn't in any hurry. Did many different things. Sent solenoid pack out to get tested. Was O.K. I have simutech (computerized breakout box and it found nothing). Found it while back pro...
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1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Radio VIN: 1FALP58S8T
I guess You wouldn't say I repaired this car the proper way but I did make it work. I received 34 replys to this and I thanked most directly. Thanks to any that I might have missed. All said Transmission Sensor was shorted by water and to replace it. They were...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA5149Y
Thank you everybody for all of your help. I found out that the easiest way to set the cam is with the special tool. Nobody had the tool in stock so what I did was mark everything real good & reassembled it that way & it worked fine. You cam set it using a lab ...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Transfer Case VIN: 1FTRW08L71
I want to thank the people who sent replies. The first replys told about how the 4x4 works and when it can engage. Matt from Washington replied that these pickups are known for leaking windshield leaking water into the GEM Modules which will start screwing up ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU73E42
THANK YOU to all of the techs that replied,#1 exhaust valve spring was broken. (needed 150.00valve tool). after i started the car #4&5 injector codes came up 'malfunctioning'(not missfire) checked the connectors, truck ran good-cleared codes. most likely the c... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304, P[030.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDWE35P44
The vehicle went to ford dealer and they replaced 4 injectors, nothing was found with it running out of fuel. customer took van and had for a week. then starting acting up again - rough running , low power. truck went back to dealer and they replaced other 4 i...
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2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L airbag code 34 VIN: 1FMYU02Z75
Thanks to all who replied. Bruce from Texas is on the money.Unfortunatly I have not repaired problem. Customer discovered if she does not bring passenger seat to full forward the air bag light does not illuminate. She has decided to drive it as is since she 'f...
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1998 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L fuel leak VIN: 2GTEC19R8W
we replaced #2 injector. the leak in now gone. thank for all the help.
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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on
thanx to all my fellow techs that replied for all the help. first forget what every computer i have read has said about the car taking 5 minutes to relearn idle. i had to disconnect the battery and let it sit for over an hour. after the hour start it and it re... Trouble codes: P0505.
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2005 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L srs system VIN: 5FNRL38225
with the help of iatn members i deduced that the srs control module was bad and sent the customer to the dealer for the repair under warranty
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W83
Took intake off the vehicle and found the gaskets to the heads broken in numerous places. Seems like a poor design to me. Thanks for all the help and responses. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire).
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Readiness Monitors VIN: SAJHX1749T
Well, I got the car back from the dealer. I inspected the car and it passed the obd2 emission test. The Jag dealer said that everything has to be perfect in order for the monitors to complete. He said that he even had to put in some gas in the tank to make sur...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L no communication VIN: 1J4EZ58Y3T
well thanx for all the replies.this jeep was a mess,cut,taped wires?!@#!.after repairing all suspected stuff,unplugging all module to see if they were shorted,checking all power/grounds at pcm.i found a schematic for the aldl.the mitchell diagram only shows 4 ...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L inop VIN: 1J4GZ58S6W
I have not gotten this car back in since my update (the customer needed it and just hasn't gotten around to coming back), but most of the replies say it is the brake switch. I have tested the brake switch already using the Alldata info and it has passed, I did...
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1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L Stall VIN: JM1NA351XN
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. A few replies stated that ignition switches are issues with these as well as main and fuel pump relays. I rolled the dice on this one and installed new main and fuel pump relays and drove the vehicle around w...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Surge VIN: WDBHA28E4R
Thanks for all the help!! It is fixed. We had to replace the throttle control unit and the rebuilt throttle unit was bad so had to reorder it. After the control unit was reset it idle and ran great. thanks for all the help. another fix for iatn!!!
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L serrpentine belt VIN: WDBHA28EXT
Thanks for the many replies. I mentioned that the alternator bearings had been replaced (by the customer at another shop) The alt turned fine by hand so I didn't give it a second thought even though the pulley had some fine fuzzy rubber wrapped around it. Havi...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L high beam lights / turn signal VIN: WDBHA28E7V
Hello group. Sorry it took so long to reply back on this one, after replacing the switch the car was fixed. However it actually took two switches to do this as the first replacement switch only lasted about a week before it started to act up (the ratchet actio...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23G2W
Hey All, Thanks again for all the great input.Iatn is truely and great service!!!Special thanks to Jon from Colorado for the part #'s.We try Our best in this shop to help other members on iatn.I know Everyone is busy accross this country fixing car and making ... Trouble codes: P0450.
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2000 Mini Galant 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A33AA46G1
OK got computer out and tested wires. Found wires to each injector that is not working to be ok. Did check with noid light again just to make sure. Each one would flash one time and quit. Sent computer out to have it rebuilt. Told by rebuilder that itwould not...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Low Power Output VIN: WMWRE33483
After several hours trying to find test values for the two T-MAP sensors on this vehicle I submitted and replaced both, and compared the values of the new sensors to the old. The T-MAP sensor which several people told me of was bad It dropped to 0 volts interm... Trouble codes: P1688 (Electrinic throttle controlmonitor level 2/3 mass air calculation).
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1993 Nissan D21 2.4L Engine Oil VIN: 1N6SD16S7P
Hello all, Well I recommended to the customer a regimen of frequent oil changes to see if it cleans out, but the customer is very picky and loves his truck, so he talked me into doing exploratory surgury. I got it apart and found the timing chain stretched...
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