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1991 Audi 100 2.3L Cuts out, NO FULL POWER VIN: WAUDJ54AXN
Cannot accellerate under high load or high RPMs This is a 92 Audi but IATN database does not recognize a 5 cylinder engine in 1992 so we listed it as a 91. NO turbo. When on the highway the customer cannot get much power. It seems to be ok at low speeds-idles ... Trouble codes: 1111
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Waterpump VIN: WBADD6320V
Hoping someone can give me some direction on this nightmare. It all began when the H2O pump let go totally. I replaced it with an aftermarket pump which started leaking out weep hole soon after. Did another one with same result. Did pump again with dealer part...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L windows/door locks VIN: WBADM6334X
Customer complaint of no window operation. Only rear door locks lock with key from drivers front door. Checked concern found only rear doors to lock from drivers door, key fob, or trunk. Windows will not work from any switch. Checked condition of all fuses. No...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L slipping when accelorating VIN: WBAAN3345Y
Vehicle came in with transmission slipping when accelorating from stop. Checked diagnostics , found fault codes , 49 sympton gear check , 50 gear monitoring , 51 gear monitoring 1m , 52 gear monitoring 2 , 59 stalling speed. I have data on my baum scanner , bu...
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1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L hvac control and blend door VIN: 1G6KS54Y1W
This car is a real problem child today. This Caddy came in with a dual zone climate control issue. It would blow hot air on the driver and ice cold on the passenger. Local Cadillac dealer said they had replaced numerous "mode door actuators" in other Seville/D...
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1992 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2GCHK39NXN
When I got the heads reinstalled and started vehicle. Everything checks out ok, except at idle there seems to be a misfire. Performed cylinder balance test and found #8 cylinder to not change the rpm. Checked compression 125 psi all others around 150 psi. Appl...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC1249T
good day all this car came in no start, would run 5 min then stumble and stall. restart after 10 min then repeat. found pcm coil drivers shutting down. replaced pcm, car ran perfect for 2 hours. went to deliver and no start. no spark until you let off the key....
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2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25R11
Hello fellow techs... This one is a real nightmare... Problem is intermittent and goes into hiding sometimes for a few thousand miles. The vehicle will start bucking while accelerating SLIGHTLY. Also the CHECK ENGINE light will flash but not like a misfire fla... Trouble codes: P0706 (Transmission range sensor ckt), P0335 (Crankshaft position sensor ckt)
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L obd VIN: 2C3HE66G3X
does anyone know if there is an obd comunication problem on worldwide machines for this car ? scanner works o.k. manual obd works , but during the smog test , obd will not comunicate ( but will work in manual ) thanks , lewis
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2001 Chrysler Voyager 2.4L Charging VIN: 1C4GJ25B81
Put used engine in van. All went well, started right up but not charging. Problem in PCM. Nothing available used or reman. Dealer says on major national backorder. Is there a way to turn on and regulate alternator by bypassing regulator in PCM.
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES42C3S
thanks for any help ya can give me gyus this car over heated i replace the head and timing belt the car start and run good after it gets hot will not start then ck engine ligth turn on code p0118 engine temp sensor high i relace sensor clear code same problem ... Trouble codes: P0118
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Harmonic Balancer VIN: 1B7HF16Y3T
The 5.2L engine is internally balanced while the 5.9L engine is externally balanced. When installing the 5.9L we installed a different harmonic balancer for the externally balanced engine. When we started the engine we had a bad vibration at idle. We conducted...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L engine vacumn VIN: 3B7HF12Y4W
Hi guys this truck came in for a brake job and a check engine light.I got a code P1294 Target Idle RPM Not reach + - 200.I did a manuel check of the iac with the scaner and it responded good.I checked for vacumn leaks and found none,but I noticed that the brea...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L pinion bearing
hello fellow techs. Im replacing a pinion bearing in this truck but Ive never done one on a dodge pickup. Im trying to remove the gears but Im told I need a axle housing spreader for this job. Anybody know of a way around this without having to use A spreader....
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X21
Thanks in advance for any help. I have a Dakota that had a valve problem on #4. Redid the heads, after it was back together had running for a while but has a hard time startingwhen cold. It won't idle when cold. If you hold the gas on a bit it will be OK after...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Stall VIN: 3B7KF23631
This truck initially came for a check engine light along with intermittent dieing, scanned for codes and had a P0216 injector pump timing failure, we tested fuel pressure at idle and it was alittle low 10 psi, at 2500 rpm it was 6 psi, we replaced the lift pum... Trouble codes: P0216 (injector pump timing failure)
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 1B4GP25R72
The elephant crying noise is simillar to ship "Booo" noise. It happens several seconds and disappears. It occurs tempararily. A/C on or off? It does not matter with A/C operating. Does anybody have any idea? Thank you in advance.
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2PD44445
Hello all, I'm having some trouble with this Sprinter again and need some advice. Intermittently, the van will not crank. When the vehicle acts up, I noticed that with KOEO, several tell tale lights on the dash (glow plug, water in fuel and oil) all stay illum...
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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A3L
This truck came in as a no start originally. We changed the fuel filter and the truck ran until the next day when the fuel pump went out. We changed the pump and the truck ran good for a week at which point it again broke down and got towed back with a bad cra...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP42T7S
Hey fellow techs. This 5.0 Mustang is a booger. Intermittantly there is no fire, no injector pulse. We have tested and tested and finally threw some parts at it. The problem is every time we replace something it will start for a while but then go back to crank...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Engine VIN: 1FAFP13P2W
Greetings! I am in need of dire help, my most pain in the you know what customer (the wife) blew the engine in her 2.0l SOHC ford escort. So i'm diagnosing the car in my backyard and ran a compression test followed by a leak down test and found the Cylinders 1...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L cylinder VIN: 3FALP6533W
car came in with running problem customer stated that car would turn over in the morning like there was no compression and then would finally start however runniing bad and then would finally smooth out and run fine. when we got the car it would start up but r...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, P0320 VIN: 1FTPE24LXX
vehicle came in with two codes p1406 and code p0320 stalling and would not run we had checked the basics and everything apears to be ok we tested and found the dpfe sensor to be bad so we had replaced it that code went away went for a drive and low and behold ... Trouble codes: P0320
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L radio VIN: 1FAFP53U6Y
customer stated radio does not work. radio display on dash shows the word call and the time. called dealer they never heard of this. check connections on radio dash pod and radio in trunk. disconnected dash pod and reconnected. worked for 20 minutes, then same...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Driver air bag VIN: 1FMDU83P3Y
This one is driving me crazy, the worst thing it is my roommates, and he bought the car from our dealership so gettin my but kicked at work and home:). So, the under seat plug has been repaired and replaced once, not by us. The wires are white/light Blue and b...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L fuel tank VIN: 1FTYR10V5Y
hello fellow techs. we have a ranger here that won't take fuel . It kicks off immediately when you attempt to fill the tank. We have not seen a problem like this before and were hoping someone could provide some direction. Thanks in advance David
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L axle seal VIN: 58ERTYZ88W
Hey guys, I need some advise on one more please. We have an excursion on the alignment rack. The tech put new uppers and lower ball joints in. We cannot get the new inner axle - knucle seals in. Ford says there is a tool they use on the vehicle. All data show ...
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2001 Ford Cougar 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Backfire
Hello everyone, This problem has really done my head in. It occours when driven in any gear hot or cold, hesitates, backfires through airfilter, surges. All this happpens below 3,200 RPM under load. As soon as it hits 3,200 RPM, Power kicks back in and everyt...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L ABS module VIN: 1FTNX21S81
Thank you for taking the time to help. This truck halls horses etc. The problem is when you brake hard the steering wheel starts to vibrate and the customer says it will pull to one side. I could not get it to pull to either direction to any degree. No codes a...
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP11331
tested cam position sensor-no signal,found terminals spread on connector, tightened terminals and checked with modis- good signal, on second key cycle,ses light comes on. resets code 340. ohm tested both wires from cmp to ecm-ok. noticed cam advance shows -9 d... Trouble codes: 340 (cam position sensor circuit malfunctionvak)
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L transmission
This one is for you Ford tranny guys out there.Got an 01 F-150 Lightning with a 5.4 and 4R100 trans.It goes from 1st to 3rd gear with no 2nd.There is no slipping or neutraling out, just 1st gear then 3rd applying at the speed 3rd should apply.Fourth also appli...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L altenator,instrument panel VIN: 1FTNF20144
We have this truck in shop fuse #45 ignition run start. after fuse blows altenator quits charging after battery voltage drops low the gauges do not funtion. replaced fuse first time put vehicle back in operation after looking for shorts. truck ran good for sev...
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L fuel gauge inop VIN: 1FAFP55264
this taurus came from area auto auction,fuel gauge worked we they drove it back from auction, about 2 days later the low fuel lite stayed on, the gauge would move up to the low side when started, then you would be driving and it would read completey full of fu... Trouble codes: P0462, P0463
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L oil dip stick tube VIN: 1FTNF21L44
Thanks for the help in advance. The dip stick tube broke off where the bracket bolts to the exhaust manifold. When I tried to remove the rest of it from the block, it broke off at the o-ring, leaving the bottom 2" in the block. Using a piece off all-thread, I ...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L ac VIN: 1FTNF20556
no cold air /bypassing high pressure switch turns compressor on/ high pressure at high side/low side pulls toward a vacumn/ any hints would be appreciated
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2000 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L ignition key VIN: IGKDT13W3Y
This vehicle has a difficult time removing the ignition key.If you jerk the shifter back and forth the key will eventually allow you to turn it back to the off position thus releasing the key making removal possible.This started out as a seldom ocurance but ha...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCD5631T
thanks for reading my post this car has no high idle on start up cold low idle when engine warm and no idle increase when A/C is turned on I have checked valve adjustment .010 intake .012 exhaust found 1 exhaust valve tight checked map sensor KOEO 2.9 Volts KO...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L rear entertainment VIN: 2HKRL18052
I've got an annoying problem with my own vehicle - after 15 - 45 minutes of use, the headphones for the rear entertainment system start to screech, can't hear over it, or it replaces the audio altogether. The side speakers work OK, it's just in the headphones....
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2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L park lock VIN: WUUU4488II
Hey all--- Happy summer and I hope this help request finds everyone doing well. You have never failed to help me and I only call on you when I absolutely have too because I know you all are busy as well. Disregard the vin because I ran out of the shop and forg...
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L timing belt VIN: 1HGEM215X4
Hi, Three questions about this car with a shredded timing belt at 53k miles. 1: Does any one know if Honda will warranty this if the customer complains loud enough? 2: Is this the end result of not installing an updated tensioner? 3: This belt failed on the f...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Cuts out, LOW POWER VIN: JACDJ58X91
Sorry for posting this help request this way. Unfortunately I have very limited testing info on this vehicle and these codes. Customer complaint is that this vehicle will stall intermittantly, or lose power on the highway until he shuts off the key and then re... Trouble codes: P1125 (etc limit performance), P1295 (power management mode), P1515 (tps correlation error)
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L blower relay VIN: 1JGW58S8XC
Hello everyone, We replaced evap core 2 weeks ago. Customer came in last week with no blower operation. We tested power and found resistor to be bad. Replaced, worked fine for about another week. Now back in with no blower operation. Any ideas and where to che...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L engine VIN: 1J4GW48N1Y
I think 249 is a bit hot for this to run, with or without the AC the result is the same, I pulled a good size hill, stopped at the top and the fan clutch was just loafing along. Easy fix I thought new clutch (from dealer) drove it again 234 at the top of the h...
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2000 Kia Sephia 1.8L shift solenoids and trans temp VIN: KNAFB12211
This KIA came in with check engine light on and poor shifting if at all. The codes are for solenoids a, b, and c electrical circuit failure. Trans tempp code is for high circuit. Codes are 713, 758, 753, and 763. Clearing codes will not help as they return rig...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: KNDJA723X1
hello techs, this vehicle has been a problem for about 2 months now. it has a rough idle. whether w/ a cold start or after hot soak. doesn't matter always there and no codes present. i have replaced plugs and wires at first. car came back w/ same complaint. re...
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Tire Monitor VIN: 1LNLM97V5T
I would like any info on resetting the tire monitor system for this vehicle. Im unable to locate any information, we just replaced the monitor sensor and would like to rid ourselves of this vehicle.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Misfire VIN: WDC1631722
HI GUYS, GREATINGS FROM DOWN UNDER, "Sorry for the obvious Pun and hope you read on. We road tested and drove this ML430 quit hard, (always recommended if an intermittent fault) it failed and started to loose power, after a number of, ignition off/on resets an... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305 (a miss cyl5), P0306 (b miss damaged twc cyl8), P0307 (a miss cyl 7), P0700 (read etc fault memory)
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1994 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Unknown VIN: MITSUBISHI
i replaced engine two months ago and when finished the trans will not engage at all i put new axles and converter still nothing changed filter but didnt help some one please help will be greatly apriciated the car drove into shop but never left!!
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G2JB524XV
Vehicle came in with a complaint of a leaking fuel injector which was confirmed. After the replacement it returned with a misfire code for #4 cylinder not #2 injector that was replaced. After replacing plugs and wires due to miles now there is a misfire on #13...
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1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB5241W
If anyone has seen repair or screen kit I would be greatful Thanks Darren Trouble codes: P0404 (E.G.R pintle pos. open)
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2WR521YF
this car was towed in last week stalled no start .i hopped in it turned the key started right up pulled out stalled.tried it again 3 times it stalled the 4th time it ran and stayed running for 3 days i changed fuel filter and left him have it. towed in today s...
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3G2JB12441
Desired Idle always at 600rpm. IAC is hovering around 600rpm and the whole car is shaking. At 700rpm (using Scantool), the car is idle smooth. There are no codes at all using Enhanced Data Scan, and there are no drivability issues, just the low idle and the d...
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2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L tach.etc VIN: YS3DF55K01
when you start the car sometimes the guages workn and sometimes they do not. the speedometer seams to always work, and you can bring life back to the other gauges by switching the ignition switch from off to on. wiggiling the switch while running seems to have...
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU54F32
I checked all powers and grounds to BCM.Symtoms are as follows,dome lites flash and flicker,headlamps flash and flicker,instrument cluster guages work then don't work,security light flickers not flashes,shift lock will not release,tailights flickering,front ru... Trouble codes: U1064 (bcm data line lost)
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1994 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6L Clutch Pedal VIN: JS3TE02V6R
When you depress the clutch pedal it goes straight to the floor. There is no return action. The clutch does disengage in the transmission though. If I start the vehicle and manually depress and lift the pedal I can shift in and out of gears without any problem...
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1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JY5RN75T9G
hello guys,hope you all had a great memorial day.used car dealer bought truck at auction,so, no history.emission readings are for 15&25 mph per california smog test.veh.fails for high HC by 27 ppm,so close and yet so far:))veh came to me with misfire @cruise,2...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L ABS Light On VIN: 4TANL42NXY
ABS light on always even with ECM conector disconected. Tried to clear codes and light stays on. According to wiring diagram in MOD the light grounds through the ABS ECM. The only thing between the ECM and the light is something called a meter control unit in ...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta Celebration Edition 2.0L coil VIN: 3VWWC81H1S
recently put in a motor from same year same model now i have no fire coming out the coil checked the engine speed sensor everything is in good shape this car has really stumped me thought maybe it could be in harness but i used the same one that was orignally ...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L compression/ timing VIN: WVWPD63B4X
cust said that car was running fine when she shut it off but when she came back out the care would not start, car was towed in no start, turns over but sounds like low compression, pulled plugs found old bosch plat plugs. checked compression and found #1 80 ps...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Cuts out, immobilizer light VIN: 3VWCP21C41
VW guys and Gals HELP P1650 hard code? the car starts every time, clear codes and restart, will set p1650 [18058] every time now, was intermittent a couple of months ago, restarted a few times and the intermittent p1570 [17978] came on and the immobilizer ligh... Trouble codes: P1650, P1570, P0234
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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L Valve train VIN: JH4DC33022
Well it is done NO BENT VALVE'S. I myself think that the crankshaft bolt was turned counter clockwise causing the chain to jump because of the weak tensioner, if you move it counter clockwise it will jump. So like I said befor I was lied to, but I learned alot...
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2003 BMW 525i 2.5L dome light, fog lights VIN: WBADT434X3
this one had a code we retrieved from a launch scanner for 'transport mode'. apparantly this is for transporting the cars on ships and trucks. only the dealer can clear this code and only a replacement module can have set this mode, which the customer states n...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L compressor VIN: 3G5DB03E32
I put a new bcm in it and reprogammed it. The a/c works great. I'm not sure exactlly why the bcm wouldn't let the pcm ground the relay but it is fixed and on the road.I was lucky that the customer was very patient but he understood because he works as an engin...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19S3R
Another one fixed with help from IATN members - had to go into legacy software in the MODIS and then the coolant readings were where they were supposed to be. As far as the baro pressure problem, a used computer fixed the code 33. Thanks again for the help Trouble codes: 33 (EGR Control Pressure/Baro Sensor Circuit High Low Vacuum).
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L no 3rd VIN: 2G1WF55K49
finally fixed it, fisrts of all i want to thank you techs who helped me with this one. the genisis is wrong when you look at lever possition data, do not trust it, i used my snap on and found out i was chasing a gost, after i replaced 3 lever positon sensors. ...
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L mill light on VIN: 1B7GL2AN8Y
when we replaced the injector we receved a deffictive one so by replaceing the injector from the dealer we fixed this problem
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L engine VIN: 1B7KF23W7W
i check the speed sensor and its good not going to ground also did voltage drop on the grounds and powers with no drops also no wires in bell housing when problem happens my 5 volts ref drops i unplug most of the 5 volt sensors with no change i order crank sen...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L bearings
well after almost a month of bickering and going through proper chain , the selling dealer decided to eat the labor as long as the customer paid for the motor... better than nothing i suppose. . . . still a kick in the knee since the customer just bought the v...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L instrument panel VIN: 2FMZA5146W
Thanks for every helps. Finally found the problems. After took out the cluster, I found the only two bulbs working. Under the daylight, it looked like every bulds out. It is the creative idea that they should check illumination after covering the cluster area ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14514
thanks for all the replies.ihave notfixed this truck yet .i had to get some other work done.have tried intake gaskets and ck valves.i will post if i find a fix thanks agian Trouble codes: P0305.
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Power window VIN: JHMCG56412
Thanks to all that took time to help me. Carlos [...] hit the nail on the head. The right front door had been replaced. The right front door harness fixed the problem. I gave the old harness part # to the Honda parts department. They told me it fit 1998 to 200...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM81794
First of all, thank you all very much for your responses, they were all very helpful and I learned alot. What tipped me off most to what the actual problem was was voltage from map sensor. I had 1.3 volts at idle and there was a noticeable tick in the engine. ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
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2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26795
Ok frist thanks for the replies. Well it turned out to be the a/c compressor drawing way too much current. Someone taken a piece of paper clip wraped it around the legs of the blown fuse for the compressor. The compressor alone was drawing 52 amps on engagemen... Trouble codes: P0122.
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Charging VIN: SAJDA14C82
Two of you talked about motors drawing too many amps, it is likely that the headrest motor is the culprit and it is just an initial start up amperage draw. I inspected the complete harness and found one spot as Dale said where the harness was up against one of...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW68S2X
Thanks to all replies.I still dont have this problem resolved.I checked all wires for shorts & also checked part# on coil rail & everything is OK. Checked timing chain . This vehicle is my own so will put on back burner for now. thanks again Trouble codes: P0351.
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L a/c temp VIN: 1J4GW48S33
thanks to all that replied. the end result was a bad control head found this bye cking the door and seen that it wasnt going to full cold and if i played with the control knob i could see the actulator move also if i pressed on the front. bought i new one inst...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L remote for alarm VIN: SALTY12444
Thanks for the all the help, had it at the dealer this morning, located a faulty coection in the antenna wire under headliner, all fixed now , they get $110 an hour by me ! yikes
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Noisey Pump VIN: SALTW15461
Okay-Thank you very much to all who replied. The noise was coming from the ACE pump. First off, when I stated in my update that I had used original fluid for the flush, I meant that I had used Original factory fluid, not atf or something else. So, I flushed th...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2221Y
First of all thanks to all you guys who replied to this repair. After I posted for help I went out in the shop and replaced the coolant temp even though the rersisitance table shown it was ok. Well I let the customer go and I havent seen this vehicle back yet ... Trouble codes: 507 (Idle control curcuit to high).
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2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Pump VIN: JM3LW28J92
The noise sounded like a pump starving for fluid. What do I have to loose, I flushed the cooler and used compressed air back into the transmsission in hopes of blowing off the debris on the screen or filter. Then draining the transmission to remove what ever c...
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Cab 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1110261200
I absolutely give on this one, this car has driven me crazy for months and though I would really like to fix,I have to get back to making money. New Bosch ignition coil and ballast made a big difference in the way the car ran, but still have misfire and low po...
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L cv joint VIN: 4M2DV1115V
Thankyou everyone that replied. Although I have been successful taking the outer joint apart in the past this one was too much for me. I looked at going at it by removing the inner joint but decided otherwise. I figured I had spent too much time messing with t...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L engine VIN: 1G3NL52T71
We removed oil pan and balancer assembly and found a bad rod bearing on #4 cyl. Waiting on warrantee company to decide course of repair. Seems this engine has some unique internal noise characteristics. Sounded very much like a valve train noise.
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WR52151
Thanks for the 11 replies. Most referred to problems with the software that required a 'reflash' to install a later version that would solve the problem. I informed the customer and have not heard back from him. Trouble codes: P1404.
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L clutch engagement VIN: 1G2JB52421
I was unable to pin point the cause of this problem, A/C inop. After fixing the open in the Class 2 data between PCM BCM and not knowing if .5v to 2.5v was good or even what to see on that circuit, I had to guess. So I replaced the BCM and PCM.I felt sure the ...
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1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT2SW22MOM
we found what looks like a dashpot under the intake that recieves vacuum from the vsv to open and close intake runners?the only problem is you cant buy it seperately the intake runner package costs 550$ i suggested tieing it open and going for a ride but custo...
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1993 Toyota T100 3.0L rear axle VIN: JT4VD10P00
thanks for all of the help on this truck. the leak was comming from a rust hole in the spring perch, we cleaned it all out with brake clean & shop air then filled with rtv. i hope that this fixed it but i think a used rear axle is what is needed.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L unidentified part VIN: WVWHC63B61
Hi fellows, All the info on this one was basically the same. A few people have run in to this strange part and no one know for sure what it is. I removed it and all is well. Don't run in to this kinda stuff too often with VW, the part numbers unsually give...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWCK21C91
When i was testing the vehicle i was using the switchblade original key and having no problems. When the owner came to pick up the vehicle they were using a unprogrammed flat key and the vehicle would not start. We threw away that key and sent them to VW to ge...
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