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1998 Acura TL 3.2L blower VIN: JH4UA3643W
Car was delivered to us with no blower, no compressor, and no fans.It seemed to us after test on Mitchell 1 that control was dead. It lit up and changed as you pressed the buttons but it did nothing. We replaced the control head and now we have door movement f...
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L shift VIN: 19UUA5641X
of course he likes to use the speed shifter alot.It starts out like ita pull fine, gointo revers fine,alittle hard shift but pulls fine, go into forward gears fine take off shift is delayed then shifts then in and outa gear. after 11/2 mile it want gointo reve...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on, Lean Run DTC VIN: WAUBA24B6X
When the car first came in the only concern the owner had was the CEL being on. I did a Motorvac and replaced the temp sensor; clearedn the DTCs and reset readiness codes. The car left and came back the next day with the lean run DTCs again. I ran a test on th... Trouble codes: P1136 (Fuel Trim Bank 1 Add System too Lean), P1138 (Fuel Trim Bank 2 Add System too Lean)
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA34B6X
Got another one here, engine runs fine but this EVAP code reoccurs continually. If I run the Leak detection pump self test in block 071 in basic settings it will not pass the test. I can get it to pass if I clamp the hose between the charcoal cannister & the f... Trouble codes: P0442 (EVAP slow leak)
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Cam/crank timing VIN: WAURD68D51
the can said peanuts but when i opened it, it was worms. the intitial plan was to replace the front cam and crank seals. alldata says to remove cam sprockets. but it doesn't say how to keep the cams timed. one of the cams shifted. does anyone know how to get t...
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2002 Audi TT 1.8L rad cool fans VIN: TRUUT28NO2
Owner was able to drive the car for a couple of days and then it started to overheat again. Owner brought the car back in and it was the same problem, no cool fan ops. We had opened up the first failed module and one of the windings inside it was burned up. S...
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L alarm VIN: WBAGG8347Y
Help fellow BMW techs! this vehicle has an intermittent false alarm activation and will set codes for interior and tilt sensors. Against our better judgement and at the customers request we replaced both sensors and reset system. This did nothing to eliminate ...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L ac vents VIN: 1G4HP54K91
car came in with complaint ac not working checked pressure its ok have cold air on right center vent & pass. side vent hot air on left center vent $ driver side vent. thanks for any help.
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6ET1294T
code always sets at idle ltftb2 37.5 bi29.5 pw b 1 3ms b2 4ms after o2 was repaced went for four weeks before resetting am out of ideas Trouble codes: 174 (lean bank 2)
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52Y5T
vehicle farmed from other shop after engine install (used) for a crank, no start condition. I have no spark, no injector pulse and testing has led me to circuit 430 on PCM that is being grounded. This circuit is used for injector trigger and I would like input...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L low temperature sensor VIN: 1G6KF549XX
scanner shows inlet temperature at 27 degrees and shuts compressor off, duct temperature at 48 degrees. I need to know location of this sensor and best way to access. Mitchell says on right side firewall and also on outlet line between expansion tube and evap....
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1985 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1FP87F1F
Has anyone had this code before? My info shows code 35 is not applicable to the 1985 iroc z. If codes are cleared code 35 will set soon as car starts. Any help appreciated, thanks in advance. Trouble codes: 35 (throttle switch shorted)
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1991 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19K3M
this truck came in running rough and had a mil light on. i discovered that the map had been unplugged (electrically) and went to reconnect it. when reconnected the truck shuts off. further inspection revealed a severely worn cap and rotor as well as a broken i... Trouble codes: 12 (ecm check normal code), 34 (Low or no map output while engine is running)
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L low pedal VIN: 1GNEC13RTJ
ihave bleed the system both with vacumn and with pedal pressure. the pedal stays low and the light comes right back on is their something i have missed. bleed ,rr,lr,rf,lf.
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Autoi Trans VIN: 1G1ND52JX2
I need some help from G.M. trans guys.I work in an electrical shop and one of our people has this 2002 Chevy Malibu(3.1L)that acts like it is very low on trans fluid(engine revs but car barely moves)I tried to check the fluid level but can't find anywhere to c...
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2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 LS 5.3L Power Stering VIN: 1GNFH15T84
Customer states vehicle has no power stering when parking or moving at slow speeds. Test drove vehicle no power stering when parking or moving at slow speeds. Seems like the harder you press on brake pedal the less power assist you have. Vehicle has hydroboost...
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2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF52E65
Hello, guys! I have this 2005 Chevy Impala in my bay . Vehicle will not crank . We had repaired rear quarter damage on it . everything worked fine while we were repairing vehicle . Ocassionaly battery will go dead and it will not crank but all lights will come...
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2005 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L fuel pump VIN: 1G1ND52F25
this car came in last week with a vary intermitant no start it seems to happen more on hot days after it has been sitting in the sun but will also die every once in a while when coming to a stop while driving. some times if you start the car over and over agai...
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L Left Front Door VIN: 1GNFK13057
We have attempted to isolate the noise by testing each area by shimming with shop towels at just about every point imaginable in an effort to isolate the noise. We are determined that this is a preexisting condition but as we say “the customer is always right"...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L starting system VIN: 1C3EL46U61
this may have been a problem all along. when the key is turned, there is no clicking or starter action and the customer has noted that if left overnight it will start like nothing had happened. mar 06 we installed a battery (failed load test). apr 06 we instal...
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1999 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L pads VIN: KLATA22Y1X
Simple brake job turns south. Car need pads and rotors. Ordered set- wrong. 10 Different manufactures, wagner, autopart Int'l, OE, Napa, Auto zone, Raybestos, all pads wrong. I have ATE calipars. The Dealers pads are the same as wrong ones... My pads are aroun...
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1994 Dodge B350 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B5WB35Z8R
Hey all you Mopar techs out there, I need some help. We have this 1 ton van that has the nasty ability to eat ignition coils. I should first preface this by saying that this is a church van and does more sitting than going. It seems that about once a year, whi...
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1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L wont crank, no fuel pump, wipers or radio VIN: 1B3EJ46X4V
wont crank. #8 fuse in power dist. center, blows, replace fuse all is well for a few day.
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R9V
found 12v at pump. continuity in the switch wire to pcm, also continuity on pump control wire from pcm to pump. found engine vacum to pump. replaced ldp 2x and pcm. still not fixed. checked all hoses for leaks. none found. maybe one of you dodge guys can help.... Trouble codes: P1494
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L low power VIN: 2B4GP4434Y
Got a good one here. This thing sounds like it has a rev limiter and won't shift. The rpm's go up to about 4.5k and if you hold it the rpm will drop a few hundred rpm and won't shift up until you let way up on the throttle. If driving normally everthing works ...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L abs VIN: 2D4GP44L45
Hello all, Have a 05 G. Caravan had abs code 22 - CAB internal failure. Amber & Red brake lights were on. Found fix to be CAB module. Finally got after 4 week backorder. Installed. Now have a slow steady blinking Amber. No codes stored. Drove vehicle over 25 M...
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1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X9M
thanks in advance for all your help. this vehicle came to us with multiple problems. bad fuel mileage,rough idle,ses lite on. we scaned ecm found ,o2 sensor not switching, not going into closed loop, temp only getting to 150 degrees,fuel pressure at 90 #,#6 mi...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FBJS31F1T
This diesel van had a leak in the fuel heater element plugin in the fuel filter housing. So I replaced it along with the high pressure switch in case that also decided to start leaking later. NOW, she doesn’t start. Not having any diesel fuel handy, I filled t... Trouble codes: P1663 (fuel demand signal output circuit), P1667 (Cylinder ID circuit), P1283 (Injection Pressure Regulator Control Circuit), P1746 (Pressure Control solenoid A open circuit)
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L engine bearings VIN: 1FTDX1720V
i would like to replace the bearings in this engine. manual said to remove head bolts.can you replace the main bearings one at a time and retorque without damage to the block? has anyone had any luck doing it this way, or do you do it by the book. seems like t...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L servo VIN: 1FAFP53S8W
Hi; We have a bit of a problem diagnosing this vehicle. It came in a few days ago for a no brake light issue and shift interlock problem. The cruise control would not disengage with application of brake pedal. Brake light switch failed test and was replaced. b...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2FTRX18W01
Hello all. This truck has an up and down idle every now and then (just like an old 5.0L with a dirty t.b.). However, this t.b. is clean, no codes... The other thing is, the longer it sits, the more it smoke blue on start up, maybe even a slight miss when the s...
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L no cold air VIN: 2FMZA51614
hi group. this freestar van came in from my regular customer. she said it have no cold air at idler but some cooler air at driving or 1500 rpm. i check the a/c compressor . the clutch engage. but the low side is 63 psi and high side is 100 psi. but if you rais...
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1997 Geo Prizm LSi 1.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1Y1SK5269V
This car came in as a runs rough and sluggish problem.Found when the car is at idel and upon slow acelleration the car starts to miss but no check engine lamp.Found that cars injector pulse goes away while car is missing.Tried to check igniter box signal but l...
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1996 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK13R8T
Hey everyone, I make it a point not to post unless I am up against it, and with this one I am. This 96 Yukon 5.7R has been to multiple shops with many parts replaced, and still a check engine light/misfire. I have found all cylinders show misfires, as well as ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0172, P0175
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTEC14X13
02 gmc starts and stalls intermittently. fuel press. is within specs and holds press. also.(volume is also good) crank and cam sensors show great waveform and NO drop-out of voltage or signal. checked ignition switch and wiring---all is good. I am stumped on t...
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1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMCA5636K
Hope someone has seen this before. this honda has an intermittant no start . cranks good ,has spark while cranking has fuel in carb.even tried adding more , no help checked the timing marks on the crank and cam they are good. here is the funny part it will sta...
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1991 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2HGED7461M
Vehicle failed aircare test, found cat and O2 faulty. Replaced cat, O2, cap, rotor, and plugs. Vehicle readings once completed are as followed: Idle HC-10ppm CO-0.02 CO2-11.38 O2-6.47. Vehicle was taken for test and failed worse than prior to repairs. Readings...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1324567890
Sorry for the VIN, posting this request from the home late at night. Hello everyone. Please help me get through this one...here goes. 1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2l v-tec towed in, rod hanging out a hole in the block. Customer opted for a used engine. Pulled out ... Trouble codes: MAP (being caused by poor running engine)
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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Air Bag Light VIN: 1HGCG16521
Hey Group, This car came from a body shop that repaired the left side and only replaced the left side air bag in the seat. they wanted us to try to clear the light. so I checked it out and found that the SRS control unit needed to be replaced plus the dealer s...
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2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L brake pedal VIN: 2HGES163X4
This civic makes a pop, snap sound when applying brake pedal. You can feel it in your foot. The noise is definitely in the pedal area inside the car. I found a bulletin from Honda about a brake pedal switch hitting the pedal, this does not apply to me as I can...
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1996 Infiniti J30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Stall, WHITE SMOKE VIN: JNKAY2109T
This car came in with white smoke coming out of the exhaust and a very unstabe idel.We retrieved code P0100 so we changed the mass air flow sensor and car seemed to be repaired .Drove the car several times monday-wedsday but,thursday morning the car would star... Trouble codes: P0100 (mass/volum air flow A circut)
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1993 Jaguar XJS 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJNW4746P
Hello; Cranks but no start. Has spark, injector impulse, fuel pressure (clean) and volume, compression, new plugs, new battery. Crank position sensor seems o.k. Would not have all of the above if it were bad? Won't start with air flow meter disconnected. Shoul...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L dome light VIN: 1J86L58K72
Hey Jeep guy's. I think I maybe correct in thinking the combination switch is bad but need a second opinion. The dome light turns on when using the directionals. Stays on until you hit directionals again. It won't happen all the time. If it did it more I could...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L No Start VIN: SALJY1249W
we seem to have everything needed but car will not fire or start Trouble codes: P1316 (cylinder misfire)
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L engine VIN: JTHBF30G52
Group, I am having problems with my wife's car. It has developed an oil leak at the rear of the engine. On our lift I at first thought it was a rear main seal but now I am unsure. I pulled the inspection cover and there was no oil on the flywheel and can see ...
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1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V45
customer has complaint at times when driven has no start problem. cranks but no start. no codes in system. hook up fuel pressure gauge. has 45 psi with key on not running. when started drops to 35 psi. have not yet have a no start problem since been here two d...
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2000 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1TA2219Y
Hello Mazda Techs. I have this vehicle with MIL on DTC P0154, P1170 and P1173. Po154 is o2 sensor, but I have no definition for the other two. When vehicle is cold driving is OK. When vehicle gets warm, the tranny goes into fail safe mode and sometimes stalls.... Trouble codes: P0154 (Bank2 sen1 circuit no activity), P1170 (p1173-), P1173
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Incomplete Readiness VIN: JM1BJ24532
Vehicle is failing state emmissions tests due to incomplete readiness tests. The three tests not running are the EGR, O2, and Catalyst. Normal operating temp is achieved along with near perfect fuel control. I do not have all the exact readings in front of me ...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: DA24D5GF21
i've looked at every prior post in the archive and tried everthing in them and still no luck. this mb has been sitting for around 3.5 years, due to fuel leak. towed into shop to get up and running. replaced fuel pump and filter with mb parts, cleaned injectors...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E280 2.8L Blend doors VIN: WDB2100631
Need some help. This is a European spec car, but I don't think it will make much difference. It has dual zone. It will only blow air conditioned air out of the center vent. The side vents, foot and rear vents get heated air. Also, regardless of where I want th...
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2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L transmission VIN: 1MEFM50U74
The vehicle came in with noise in the transmission and not shifting out of second. We replaced the transmission with a used one. The noise is gone but the transmission still won't shift out of second. We have monitored the system and had numerous codes. Checke...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK24Y1T
Hello This vehicle belongs to one of my students. Ever since he replaced the head gasket and the timing belt it has the issue of setting a code of P1390 (Timeing belt skipped a tooth) on a long trip when he is pushing the limits of getting a stator to ask him ... Trouble codes: P1390 (Timming belt skipped a tooth)
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1987 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1HZ14S2H
Vehicle failed smog test for excess NOX at 15 and 25mph. HC and CO are good and car runs good. Timing is at 18 degrees (specs 20). Did intrusive catalytic converter test and found that converter was not reducing NOX at all. Replaced converter and now NOX at 25...
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2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Alignment VIN: 1G3WS52H62
Vehicle came in for tire inspection and rotation. Al four tires were worn hard on the inside and cupped. We had put tires on this 39,000 miles ago. Customer does not rotate enough to start with. Check front and rear suspension. Found two loose bearings on fron...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HZ52L1R
this car won't start on occasions normally after warm up and the security light comes on sometimes if you turn the key off and on it will start or if you leave it for 5 minutes it will start i believe that the problem has to do with the security key locking ou...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L compressor VIN: 1G2NE15M4S
We have been stumped and need your help!! we have this pontiac that came in with no charge on it so we evacuated and recharged the system the low side reading was 20psi and the high side was about 150psi with an ambient temp of about 80f. the duct temp was a b...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WR52151
MIL light came on after replacing converter, code P1404. Scan tool shows actual EGR position at 8% when it is commanded 0%. When driving car EGR position tracks desired position exactly when commanded over 8%. Tried 2 other ERG valves (1 known good, 1 new) and... Trouble codes: P1404
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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Left side lights VIN: WPOAC2999T
Good afternoon everyone. I have a 96 911 that I got in on this fine friday afternoon. I told the customer that I really dont have time to check it out but I agreed to spend a few minutes with it. I figured the best shot I have to fix it is to see if it may be ...
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF78N2T
This car with your guys help is diag. with a def. ignition casset months ago. The customer can't get over the price of the new (red) ignition casset.Some one has told him that the newer (black) casset that is half the price will work and won't have the repeate... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Unknown VIN: YS3FD49Y03
HOWDY. Hope you guys can help. I have this 03 Saab 9-3 with a transaxle light on the dash. Customer took to dealer and they said they need a new transmision. After doing some research, i found that there is a problem with cross contamination with the coolant d...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L shift mode VIN: WAUED54B01
Hey Guys, Thanx for the input...a new mode switch cured the problem. I only ask myself why this 'friggin'' thing could not wait 2-3 weeks after the original job was finished before imploding...Oh well. Some one asked why the turbos were replaced. The passeng...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4322W
Let's call this one fixed as the customer has been driving the last few weeks & the cursed MIL light has not come back on, although I did not find or repair any faults on the tank leak. We replaced the tail light gaskets to stop the water leak into the trunk/s... Trouble codes: 251 (Tank leak detection minor leak).
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1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ56C4S
Thanks for the replies -- found that when previous work had been done, the harness going to the ignition coil was fixed, but badly, causing constant ground to coil, causing overheating and cracking. vehicle has been driven with new coil and seems to be okay Trouble codes: 43 (ignition coil 2 circuit fault).
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L long crank time VIN: 2D4GP44L85
A careful visual inspection on this vehicle turned up a leaky battery that corrupted the main wireing harness to the processor which is located in the driver side front fender well. By cutting open the loom I was able to identify the problem wires and splice... Trouble codes: P0335.
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FT2X1769W
thanx for all the help it did wind up being the mass air flow sensor Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5340Y
Well Joe, Bruce, and Mike, thanks for your responses and help. Mike, to answer your question, when the valves stick open there is no signal to the actuator. With the engine running and the valves stuck in the open position I unlugged and then plugged the actua... Trouble codes: P1518 (imrc stuck open).
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start
I only received 3 replies on this post but they were 3 good ones.They were as follows: Michael from California: The security light should come on at koeo for 3 seconds and prove out as he correctly called it.If light fails to prove out,disconnect pcm conne... Trouble codes: 1681 (Pcm not seeing passive anti-theft signal), 1213 (Only one key programmed to anti-[...] required).
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTSE34L82
Thanks for all the help.We found a technical service bulletin regarding the balancing of these wheels and vibration.It was recommend that a road force balancer be used.So we had the wheels rebalanced using a road force balance and it solved the problem.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L brake pedal VIN: 1FTNW21S92
i can't thank you techs enough for your input. i double checked everything mentioned and still found no problems. this was my first post and i think i was too brief in my explaination... the pedal would 'fade' like a bad master, but after blocking it off, i kn...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L loss of power VIN: 1FDAF56F92
Let me start by thanking everyone again for the responses I recieved. They were all very helpful. Eric hit the nail on the head though. There are filters inside the tank unit inside the fuel tank. We have countless manuals, Mitchell on demand and Alldata progr... Trouble codes: P1211.
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L whistle noise VIN: 1FTYR14U83
well, I learned something on this job. It turned out to be an exhaust leak at the back corner of the left manifold, and that same precat was broken inside, and plugged up after we changed the manifold. Luckily that was covered by warranty. I have never heard a...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNW21F23
I checked all the relevant helps and none have repaired it, I am still baffled as well as the dealership, the customer seems to have accepted the problem as a nuance to her truck. Thanks to all who have responded to my help request.
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W45
thanks for all the replies i had thought all along it was a fuel pump issue,..especially with the fuel delivery error codes and pressure codes,.so what i did was slam pumps in the 3 i had sitting here and i put them back into service,..one thing i did notice w... Trouble codes: P0191 (p0305-), P0305 (p0300-), P0300 (p0174-), P0174.
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1982 GMC C2500 6.2L glow plug VIN: 2GTFC24C2C
Well it's over, after wating a couple days & borrowing a boroscope I realized I had to pull head, the piece was gone down. I really appreciate all the responses that made me realize what I should have done. When I first pulled out broken plug I bent up lip of ...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L compressor VIN: 5FNRL18013
Thank you/Thank you/Thank you all for saving my Axx. The blower transistor makes compressor say on and works great. Shame on me for breaking the rule of fix what you know is broken and re-evaluate. Would have never went after blower first. Again, Thank you/Tha...
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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KMHCF35GX1
Thanks to everyone that left advice for me. Victoria, Robert & Boris [...] this one to the wall for me. It turned out the MAF was bad causing a lean condition. I pulled the plug on the MAF and the instantly smoothed out and ran good. I picked up a new MAF ins...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L whistling noise VIN: KM8SC13D42
Haven't had this vehicle back in yet. I will update the post if he brings it back and I find out what is causing the noise.
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Hesitation VIN: JACDH58W2R
the fix with the poor idle was a sticky egr valve , which would clear up with in a few minutes & then vehicle would run well except for a hesitation which was cured by a tps sensor. we checked the egr by disconnecting it [ the tube & vacume ] but had to comple...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4G258S3V
A much appreciated Thank You to IATN and the members who replied to my help request, and a special Thanks to William(Bill) [...] who pointed out the Governer Sensor and Trans Temp Sensor in the Transmission that runs off a different 5 Volt Supply. Opened the ...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L ride quality VIN: 1F4FA39564
Well Thanks to all who replied.. Replaced steering shock and had improvement but still there had another jeep in so we switched wheels and tires and problem was gone. So we repaced front tires and it was gone. Thanks again
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G6W
The crankshaft sensor wheel had a tooth missing off of it. Replaced timing gear and the car runs fine. I dont know why I didn't see it on the scope but I missed it somehow. Thanks for all of your replies. Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter circuit problem).
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1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No fuel No Spark VIN: 1LNLM81W4P
it was an open wire from the fuse block to the ignition. Thanks for all the help
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65J41
99% of the responses were to replace the MAF. there was one suggestion that asked us to get the RPM's over 5k. when we did, the grams p/s of air readings were lower than expected. testing the MAF w/ koeo was 1.1v and KOER was 1.45v. all were within everones sp... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173.
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1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L back hatch door lock VIN: 4N2DN1119V
i ended up pulling the rear hatch lock actuator out of door and closes the door and opperated the keyless remote the actuator opperated perfect.after closer look at the actuator mounting surface found the metal was bent in a little.i think when the actuator wa...
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1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 2.3L Stall VIN: 1G56DUN765
sorry so long to reply,but new computer and alt,and presto fixed thanks everyone who replyed
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Ignition VIN: 1G2NW52E01
Thank you to all that replied...I was some time later that the weather finally allowed the problem to reoccur. I found cracked insulation around one of the wires leading to the module plug. While I was there I also changed the module again and I haven't heard ...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: WPOCA2988X
Thank you Gene. we did get fooled by the crankshaft position sensor. it appeared ok. but when hot it lost continuety. ordered and installed a new crankshaft position sensor from Porsche. car has been gone for a week. all is well. Thanks, Jeff Trouble codes: 108, P1602 (Supply Voltage), 21 (From the Alarm System W Lead DME Immobilizer), 49 (Alarm System K Lead), 23 (Alarm System W Lead), 25 (Alarm System Terminal 86s not detected).
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1993 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L No Start VIN: JS3TD03V6P
Thank you all for your help with this. heres the fix: Ground to the Ecm Randomly faulting out do to build up on ground strap on engine.( Back of intake manifold)
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L code 38 VIN: 4T1BG22K7V
Thanks to all who answered our post. Although we have not yet repaired this vehicle, there is still hope. The customer was directed to the dealer to try and resolve the problem. As they are long standing accounts, I am sure I will hear back from them. All aven...
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E1X
Hi everyone: This is a fix. Most of the replies were right on the issue. These vehicles are known for this code, P0446 vent control system malfunction. The procedure is to check vacum lines for tight fit, at purge solenoid and canister. Also check operation of... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap control system Vent control circ malfunction).
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L 2-3 VIN: 3VWCA21C7Y
Thanks for all the help. I think it is a internal seal but the customer is taking it to a transmission shop. Several said to service it and check for trash in pan. This car does have the correct fluid in it.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M92
sorry i took so long to input my fix-we pulled the waterpump out and it came out in pieces-the plastic impeller came apart-put it back together with a new waterpump and burped it well and it was perfect-thanx brian Trouble codes: P1296, P0118.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G5DF67J74
timed and presto fixed,thanks everyone who replyed. Trouble codes: 17656 (start of cold start of start injector control diffrence).
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5644V
Huh, it is fixed. Everyone was right. It was the ignition issue. Replaced the plugs, wires, cap and rotor. Put a new fuel filter and the car runs just amazing! This one was so hard to do, not from mechanical and thec point but the thing was, the customer is so... Trouble codes: P304.
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