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1990 Audi V8 Quattro 3.6L Windows/Sunroof VIN: WAUKE5444L
Greetings. Windows and sunroof are inop. Located power window sunroof control unit and found red and black wire which sends power to all the switches is OK. However there is no power at the individual switches. According to track schematic, the power wire labe...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Cruise Control VIN: WAUBA24B3X
I would like to know if there is some other place I should look to check for a fuse for the cruise control.I also would like any suggestions of what I should do to find the problem on this car.
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Front Left Turn Signal Lamp VIN: WBAAM3331X
The Front Left Turn Signal lamps are inoperative. I checked for a bad bulb but it was good. I checked for power and there was non. All the other lamps work, including the fender mounted turn signal. I traced the wire back inside the dash and I was trying to l...
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L air bag VIN: WBAAV53451
I posted a help request last week and had no good resonses so hopefully someone will send something that is usefull I have a code 01 drivers air bag module. There is no diagnostic info for bmw air bag systems in mitchell or alldata. Looking for any help, air b...
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1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1L readiness monitors VIN: 2G4WY52M5W
this car runs fine, it came in with an egr code but we cleaned out the ports and replaced the egr valve. next we cleared the codes and took the car on a drive cycle to make it ready for inspection. The problem now is that the Cat, Evap, Egr, and HO2s monitors ...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L awd VIN: 3G5DB03E12
Greetings GM techs. This one came to us yesterday with the AWD DISABLE light on. scanned all the systems for codes and found none. The only seemingly pertinent clues to the problem are in the AWD data section of my scan tool where I found "AWD fluid temp disab...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W3R
After a cold startup ok until warms up then on sligt acceleration with or whithout load It feels like the RPM limiter comes in at about 1700 rpm,but pass 2000 rpm the truck runs good,sometimes it stalls and its hard to start.
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52T1X
Thanks for all who read, this car is a headache car, first came in no start, customer claim it stall out on them, tow to Canadian Tire store, Code P0300 random misfire cyl detect, quote for 4 AC injector and fuel regulator, but don't garauntee it will fix the ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multi cyl misfire detected), P200
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1GCGK24R4X
this as been in the shop for a week came here with a misfire and fuel pump noise. code for o2 sensor ,replace o2, full tune up and gm fuel pump. drive down the highway get into the thottle hesitation and loss of power. and just off idle fell like you got a dea...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13WOY
4wd switch will not switch,all lights come on at start-2 hi on now,press any button & no responses(no flashing, no engagement),ran check with scanner & can control all gears & lights(2 hi, 4 hi, 4 lo & neutral). replaced switch w/aftermarket & new gm switches ...
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2001 Chevrolet Tracker LT 2.5L right front VIN: 2CNBJ63411
Car has a tin type thump noise when going over a bump or in pot hole. From the driver seat, it sounds like it is in the right side of dash. from passenger side it sounds like right front suspension. We actually had a tech ride under the hood in our lot to try ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCHK29G22
Hello all, This is a farm truck and is used HARD and pulling overloaded trailers.We stay on top of routine maintenance when the vehicle is available to come in to shop. This time it has multiple problems;customer complains of no power and bad running;down to 5... Trouble codes: P0218, P1683, P300, U1041
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L leak VIN: 1GNDT13S33
this truck came in for a quick check of fluid leak cleand and dye checked fluid coming out of transmission vent tube. fluid does not apear to be over full or burnt customer staes leaks more when out side temp is hot or when pulling a trailer we are not a trans...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L excessive ex. smoke VIN: 1GCHK29194
Duramax diesel, has been used mainly for highway driving, and some light towing. Runs good, customer notes no decrease in power, but was uncertain about any changes in fuel mileage. Problem is excessive blue/white smoke from exhaust. The symptoms have come on ...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L rear hvac VIN: 1GNET16S55
truck came in with rear blower inop. i replaced rear blower motor resistor and got it to work. now the rear hvac contols will not control the air temp. it is operational with the front controls. i'm thinking it may be the rear hvac controller but want to know ...
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L compressor VIN: 2C3HE66G71
I have a 300m that interm. blows warm. This car came in 3 weeks ago and owner complained its been to several shops and nobody has figured it out. We found a blown fuse for fans. Our tech put both fan motors in and replaced fuse. Worked fine for 3 days then bac...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64LXT
major stumped on this one , Van Was Towed In No Start Week Spark Replaced Coil Pack, Crank Sensor ,And Cam Sensor , Replace Computer Had Chrysler Reburn And Towed Back To Shop With No Run After Hot , Will Idle But Bucks And Backfires Running Real Rich At Time ...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L brakes/susp. VIN: 3CUFY58B82
Good afternoon. This should be an obvious fix but it's driving us nuts. The problem is a rythmic knocking coming from the rear when the brakes are applied. In the past when this problem occured with other vehicles, new rear brakes and drums solved the problem...
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1993 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L No Start, Backfires VIN: JB3BM64J6P
Hi, fellow iATNs, thanks in advance. This vehicle belongs to one of our old customer. Vehicle was towed in, customer claimed he installed the engine, but would not start. Upon inspection, firing order were in a mess, criss cross. Removed timing cover, found ou...
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1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Oil leak VIN: 1B3ES47C1T
Hello fellow techs. I have a strange oil leak happening on this neon and really could use some help. Have tracked oil leak down to oil is leaking at a steady rate of 1 to 2 drips per 20 secs while running. Engine temp is not really a factor, leaks whenever. Oi...
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2000 Dodge Durango 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4HR28ZYF
dodge techs help.we have a durango that idles terrible runs rough but if u get it up about 2500 rpm it smooths out and runs great,just wont idle we have smoked it and no vacum leaks new iac and tps sensor no change,all the plugs we removed were all black and f... Trouble codes: 208 (injector firing improperly)
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L #1 misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Z01
This Mopar has me stumped. #1 misfire. I have replaced plugs, wires, caps, and moved injector to another cylinder. Still misses. No oil on new plug, just light brown color. Propane didn't change fuel trim. Am I looking at a cam problem, or did I overlook somet...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L LR pressure switch circuit VIN: 2B3HD46R12
Code: P1776 Solenoid Switch Valve Latched in L-R position. Scanner shows open and close so I know that change of state of switch circuit is working. I replaced the valvebody and solenoid pack but problem is still present. The data on scan tool shows the switch...
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1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTJW36GIM
Hey fella's, this truck came in with a hard start problem and the fuel pressure was too high. We put a fuel pressure regulator on it and fixed the hard start. Now we have a stall and idle surge problem. I cleaned the IAC motor and throttle body, that seemed to...
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1996 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Wheel speed sensor, C1155 VIN: 1FTCR15U8T
This vehicle came in with the ABS light on. Used Snap-on Modis to find Code C1155 (left wheel speed sensor). Replaced sensor, but ABS light still comes on (same code). Modis cannot communicate with computer to clear codes or read data outputs.
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hydraulic pressure VIN: 2FMDA5144T
Hello everyone. We're hoping to get some ideas on what to try next. Van came in with complaint of rear brakes locking up. Had a good pedal. Wheel cyl's were leaking & shoes oil soaked. New drums, shoes & cylinders installed. We now cannot get any fluid press...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTEF15Y8T
i do not know what is going on with this ford truck. i need ford tech experience to advice me where to look for this problems. thank you to all tech in advance, thoa Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP65Z9V
this vehicle is supposed to run on cng, natural gas, I went through the trouble of getting an account and filled cng tank, when switching to cng on dash, no light was coming on, found power wire at battery corroded off, cleaned and reattached. Now cng light on...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L8W
Hello all, This expedition came in with check engine light on.No driveability complaint.After scanning,I checked the signal wire for the IAT at the connecter on the sensor and found none.I checked for resistance and found an open circuit from the PCM to the IA... Trouble codes: P1409 (EVR Control Circuit Fault), P0113, P0135, P00, 155 (HO2S21 Heater Circuit Fault)
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 1FAFP6635W
Hi All! have this contour when warmed up temp gauge reads high compared to scanner reading, temp gauge close to red mark and scanner says 203, according to alldata close to red mark should be 239 scanner never gets that hot, fans turn on at 214 and back off at...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L rear wiper motor VIN: 1FMPU18L0X
hi i got a 1999 ford expedition which the rear wiper motor keeps going out.the wiring checks ok. the power and ground is good the signal gets to the motor and also can physicaly feel it but the motor won't work.every time i replace the motor it works fine for ...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L no start VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Had previos wiring issues resolved w help here. Van sold and towed back 2 days later. Headlights stay on, p windows work with key off, no intrument cluster illumination, no start, power to fuel pump fuse all the time. Used ngs and communiacation only with, gem...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L idles high VIN: 1FAP4040XF
this car is very strange lady has been complaining of high idle on occassins when shifting gears and coming to a stop untill yesterday ihad never been able to duplicate this problem it will not do it unless you drive the car and when you shift gears it stays a...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Valve timing? VIN: 1FAFP65Z8X
Calling all Ford techs, this one is kicking us where it hurts. This vehicle orginally came to us with a broken timing belt. (lower most idler pulley bearing failed)Using OEM parts we have replaced the timing belt using the proper tools and proceedures. Engine ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L a/c VIN: 1FMYU04111
This vehicle has cold a/c at idle (45 degrees). If you raise rpm to 2000 (rpm at 60 mph), it will blow 40 degrees. However, when you drive it, it blows 60 degrees. Customer states this is ever since crash repair. Everything looks in place, nothing damaged. Con...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L front cooling VIN: 1FTSE34F93
This van is killing us, any help would be greatly appreciated. The customer complaint is that the air coming out of the front vents is not very cold. We verified this after testing we found no temp change at the orifice tube. we changed the tube re-charged the...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW20P03
i have a 6.0 no start towed in died while driving codes 2290 icp to low & 2623 icp circuit low open or short. this is the first 6.0 ive worked on cranking icp pressure is 303 psi its showing desired at 1300psi.ok it started this morning ran bad then wouldnt st...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P53
Thanks in advance. This is a truck of a good friend and has taken to dealer 8 times and it is still acting up. Truck is intermittatly lacking power and backfires and a puff of black smoke. This happens mostly under load going up hill ( tows 5th wheel) does it ...
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2004 Ford Escape Limited 2.0L Charging Light VIN: 1FMCU94144
Im posting this for my brotherin law who Lives 60 miles from me. I hope this is not to vague.Come in to his shop not charging and charge light on. Tested And replaced alternator light out and charging fine.Back in two days the same problem. Tested And replaced...
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1994 Geo Metro 1.0L Clutch Cable VIN: 2C1MR246XR
This is just one example. I am blessed with several Geo Metros and am running into problems getting quality parts. GM either does not have the parts or they are outrageously priced. Sometimes I can interchange with Suzuki Swift and get parts through the Suzuki...
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2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Hard Start VIN: 1GKFK16Z32
Thanks in advance for any help. This truck came in originaly for check eng.light, found lean bank 1 & 2. oxy sensors & maf cheched out, no vac. leaks,fuel pressure Slightly low @ 45 psi. Fuel pump was running at 11.6 amp which we fugured too high. instaled new...
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Hesitation VIN: 2GTEK13T34
Hi all, This vehicle has a very intermittent concern. Customer states sometimes when he steps into vehicle to pass someone (passing gear) vehicle sounds like it is backfiring, it jerks, and then will come out of it after jerking a few times. He also says the...
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGEG8641N
When Cold Have To Start Car 3 TO 4 Times Before Will Stay Runing, Have Checked Fuel Pressure Idling And When Driving Car Will Fall On Its Face If You Give It Any Fuel When Idling Or Driving. Have Replaced O2 Sensor, Dist. Map Sensor Wemoved Air Filter And Ex-S...
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1995 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L compressor VIN: JHMRA1864S
posting for another tech.this honda blows cold for about an hour then stops blowing cold for 30 mins.i dont know if this thing is freezing up or has a relay shutting it down.supposed to have proper charge.any advice i can pass along would be helpful.thanks in ...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL186XY
went to all data and diag above code replace evap valves part#17012-s10-l01/17310-s0x-a02/17371-s0x-a02 cleared code at test drove.check gas cap oem cap test good. Trouble codes: P1456 (evap control leakage fuel)
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6685Y
We have an Accord EX with that will hesitate when hot under moderate acceleration kinda like the ignition is shutting on and off very quickly, fuel pressure stays steady. Check engine light comes on and code P1381 (intermittent interrruption in CYP sensor circ... Trouble codes: P1381 (Intermittent Interruption in CYP Circuit)
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HG3M22983
Help! Veh came in w/ downstream o2 sensor wire torn out from sensor. No communication with scanner. vehicle start up but for the first 30 seconds vehicle feels like it wants to cut off ( when this happen MIL flickers). With engine running, transmission shift i... Trouble codes: 2 (multiplex control unit cannot receive signals from the ecm/pcm), 5 (the gauge assembly cannot receive signals from the multiplex control unit/ ecm)
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L door remote VIN: 1HGCM56864
After installing correct harnesses and switches power windows and locks now work. Remote control on key head will not operate the doors or trunk. Is there a way to program remote? My Mitchell system has no info on system. Thanks in advance.
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12BX4
lost, we have replaced everything except the ecm in an attempt to correct the check engine light from coming on, plugs,coils, wires,cranksensor, we have followed alldata test procedures, we have come up short of fixing the problem. has anyone ever seen this be... Trouble codes: P0304
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D7T
Originally came in for intermittent stalling . Came from dealer, customer said they adjusted idle and that car still stalls, customer said will be bring in recipt latter. No Mil on, history code p0400 all non-continous monitors incomplete. Unable to get to sta... Trouble codes: P0400
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L tod VIN: JACDJ58X7X
Hello we are having problems with tod system.Check tod light is on on dash.Pulled codes dtc.24 rear speed sensor&[...] hub doesnt shift between 2wd&4wd.Tried to clear codes using proper procedure 4low light should flash while stepping on brake but does no...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6047X
Car was brought to my shop because he was told I could fix his problem...no pressure there. Car will go into performance restricted state after driving for about 5 minutes. Only codes are P0455 which I have determined is the valve on the right canister that do... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Gross leak), P0332 (Knock sensor B low input)
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1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Rear main seal VIN: 1J4FJ50SXM
Hello all Tech , I got this Jeep in for a water pump after did all visual inspection found oil leak from rear main seal and got ok for the job . Guess what this oil pan is so hard to come out it look like it was weld to the block , it was those cork gasket but...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FT47SXY
this jeep has a misfire under load. scanner says cylinders 6 and 1 are missfiring. thinking this was just a basic ignition problem we replaced the plugs and rail coil but it still missed on the same cylinders. i moved plugs, injectors, and tryed another coil b... Trouble codes: P0306
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW58N1Y
Hello everyone. I've got a jeep with a very intermittent problem. I've never got it to act up while I was driving but my boss and of course the customer have. Sometimes while driving the vehicle will have something like a surging idle. When coming up to a stop...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L fan motor VIN: 1LNHM87A8Y
Ford techs., I could use some help on this one. Hydraulic fan motor has worn front seal and leaks. Ford only sells new motor, no seal. Parts house can't cross NTK seal #APO518F. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thank you,
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1997 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGE31D6V
This car will will idle ok for about 5 minutes. After that it will start to run rough and stall. Have cleaned injectors and checked fuel pressure, 37 psi. Fuel pressure does not drop off when stall occurs.Have checked egr and pvc valve and both are ok. Have sc...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L rear defrost VIN: WDBBA48DOH
I'm hoping some of you long time benz techs can give me a resistance spec for the rear window heater grid. customer states defroster dont work.I checked power and ground at the connector to top and` both are good! Resistance across grid 2.7 M Ohm. This seems H...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E6T
This vehicle will come up with this code about every 4 days. When the light 1 st comes on vehicle will hesitate and idle rough. I have tried to check the values of the mass air flow meter but the values aren't anything close to given values on alldata. If some... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel trim malfunction)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF55WEV
Remote control locking system is old model (regular metal key on transmitter) Engine starts but will not run. Red and green alarm lamps on rear view mirror will flash alternately after turning ignition switch to start position. Locking and unlocking are worki...
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1990 BMW 520i 2.0L Hard start VIN: WBAHB31040
Thanks for a the replies. I don't know why i didn't check this before opening this request. Steve [...] had the suggestion. I had the fuel pressure gauge on over the weekend. Came in Monday morning and it was on 0 psi. Hit starter, fired and died with 0...
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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L 1st gear VIN: WBAGD8320R
Many people suggested to replace the tranny, however after a simple valve body rebuild/ update, the car is as good as new. there are two plastic check balls that wear down and actually push through the valve body separator plate and cause problems. The new ch...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Block VIN: WBABM5343Y
I thank everyone that responded, this network is a blessing! I made the decession of replacing the block instead of drilling it out and inserting it due to the multible emails I got suggesting how hot this engine must of gotten to pull the studs. One gentleman...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L lost ground circuit VIN: 1G4HP52L1S
THANKS TO ALL, GOD BLESS, PROBLEM WAS THE GROUND SPADE CONNECTOR UNDER THE D SIDE THRESHOLD WHERE ALL 6 LEADS CONNECTED TO BAR TERMINAL.
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD22145
we finnaly fixed this unit- first we replaced the fuel tank, fuel filter, blow out lines - cleaned fuel rail and injectors- now have 40 -45 psi Than we went after the computer- found harness shorted or open going though firewall- rewired three circuits- remove... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel trim lean), P0325 (knock failure), P0401 (egr flow test failure).
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Radio VIN: 1G6KD52B1S
Traced excessive draw to radio control head in dash. One person sugested possible shorted diodes in control head. Attempted to find diodes, found instead draw to be from front display board-small burnt spot also noted in corner of display. Replaced redio contr...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Power Steering VIN: 1G6KD54Y2W
thank you very much for all the suggestions! I had the same feeling about the rack being bad but wanted to get a few more opinions.
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G6DM57N63
Thanks for the help. It was seeping from the oil cooler under the intake manifold. Thanks Mike P
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1988 Chevrolet Camaro 5.0L Stall VIN: 1G1FP21E2J
We have repaired this vehicle. Taking suggestions from all of you and Jasper we replaced the prom but did not replace the fuel injectors. The company that supplied us the prom was able to program it for the 305 injectors. This took care of my lean idle prob...
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, no timing advance VIN: 1G1FP31E7K
Thank you all, the problem was a combination of a cracked magnet and the pick up coil. the crack was causing the miss and the pick up coil had a very low a/c signal (.25) and this must be what the ecm is looking for to advance the timing. all is well and the c...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1FP22P9P
A special thanks to Chris [...] for his helpful info. The distributor drive shaft is indexed with a blind spline so the distributor will only go on one way.put everything back together and zoom. p.s. I can't believe ALL parts companies,aftermarket and OE...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L ABS speed sensor VIN: 1GBEL19W3X
The truck is done and back on the road. I finally looked real close at the sensor as suggested by Jason and saw it was to short. The original was about 1/8 inch longer so it was sitting to far from the tone ring. I decided to put a hub bearing in it but the...
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2001 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Security System VIN: 2G1FP22KX1
Thanks for everyone's response, it ended up being the LED on the dash that was blowed, causing all of the problems.
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L rear wiper syst VIN: 1GNDT13W52
ok the check valve did the trick, thank you gentlemen and LADIES! [efg] What happened was, someone removed the check valve at some point and just stuck a hose on! BRILLIANT!!!
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1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L Starting VIN: 2C3EZ56F0P
Special thanks to Terry, Brian and James for your suggestions and helpful hints, your help directed me to a fix. We found a loose connection at the ignition module, once the car started and stayed started we found no problems with the A/C system as customer d...
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Steering rack VIN: 2C3HD56FXT
Another situation of lousy parts. Installed new rack assy from dealer, customer paid difference in parts prices and the noisy is gone. 2 crummy rebuilt racks, 10-12 hours of shop time down the tubes, but noise is gone. My supplier says they have had no problem...
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L power steering VIN: 2C4GP44342
Thanks to everyone who replied to my post. I tried doing what was the most common of replies which was the resevoir, that did not change it at all either. The customer is debating right now if he wants to put the money into a new rack & pinion or not. We ha...
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1970 Dodge Dart 5.2L fuel guage VIN: LL41B0R177
The over-whelming responses for this Dart leads me to the sender/float. I am sorry to say that this is NOT fixed at this time, the Owner has been on Holidays and I am not sure when he will return. Thanks for shedding some light on the operation of this older s...
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1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4FP2533T
Thanks everyone for your very quick responses.You put me in the right area where the promblem was. The Battery had leaked into the wiring harness below it and what a mess, repaired the wires and everything works fine. I'd like to thank everyone again, hope I c...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7MF3361Y
sorry it has taken so long to post fix.after recieving several replies to install key that came with pump i thought i would try this first,removed pump and installed key that it came with(noted it was a different number)reintalled everything and drove notice...
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2003 Dodge Caravan C/V 3.3L Starting VIN: 1D4GP45R93
Thanks to all anwser my problem was the powertrain control module the sbec was wrong intermitent.
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L blower motor VIN: 3D7KR28C96
thanks to russ from b/c and paul from n/d for reaffirming my process in condemning power module. it was the culprit
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1992 Ford F Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FDLF47GTM
thanks for all the help fixes guys. the vehicle has multiple problems (like most).the main problem is a worn out injection pump, but the other reasons it would not start were; 1)the temp sensor connector was disconnected for the cold idle solenoid(right behind...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L filling VIN: 1FTCR14X9R
thanks to all that replied, ended replacing fuel fill hose. customer says everything ok and is happy
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1996 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L 4x4 lights on always VIN: 1FTCR15X5T
I had one member ask what type of scanner i had and it's a modis .Checked the switch and buy looking at the scanner it was showing the switch was working but still had no power at the motor,I did check the motor and it was bad,also had the blue cover.what i d...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L master cyl VIN: 2FMZA543WB
well thanks to everyone who replied in short i tried bleeding the system with the ngs tester same problem i fixed it by replacing the abs unit again thank you to all who took time to reply
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Engine Oil VIN: 1FMRU18W7W
Hey everyone, I'm sorry to say my customer and his entire family has been relocated (military) out of state. Witch is a shame, cause I know they would let me give those valve stem seals a try. All five of their vehicles were repaired by us for several years. I...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 3FAKP1133X
lorne and scott were correct crankshaft end play was creating a problem at thr ckp i also go a reply from someone who said go back to the basic if he had read the post he should he should offer a reply not an opinion must be he knows it all
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Rear Blower Motor VIN: 1FMNU42S5Y
The instrument panel relay block is a small block which houses two items: the flasher and the rear blower motor relay--snaps into the back side of the face of the dash. Removing the face-plate and radio gives great access for testing and replacement. Instea...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L ride VIN: 1FTPX12594
thanks for everyone help the truck had 2 wheel drive stock wheels proper size tires (brigstone dualler tires) checked driveline rear diff. ujoints tranny mount found nothing wrong. the customer has short fuse and a bad attiude the truck was removed from are pr...
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1996 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 7.4L pressure plate
thanks for all the help.Once again, I believe the collective knowledge of others far exceeds the feeble mind of one,Mine! Today I recieved a call from the customer, about anoither vehicle he has. throughout the conversation, he never mentioned this particula...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L reverse VIN: 1GCCS14Z5K
Thanks for all the advise, i removed the cover and found the bushing out of place.
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Accessories VIN: JNKCV51EX3
Sorry for the slow close. The customer needed the vehicle. The draw is the radio and due to cost he opted to just leave it disconnected due to cost. Thanks to all that responded.
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2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L oil usage VIN: JNKCV54E25
Sorry for the delay on closing. I got a few responses and found this is a fairly normal problem for these vehicles. Four out of the six said they have customers who have similiar complaints. The customer is going to keep monitoring the oil usage. I think h...
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1987 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L blowers VIN: SAJAV1345H
2 unrelated problems. faulty compressor clutch. replaced compressor assembly. Blower problem turned out to be a faulty fuse box on right side. Thanks to Ken, Jason and patrick for their info on faulty fuses and holders. Turned out the backside of the fuse box ...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Stall VIN: SAJHX1244W
thanks alot i cleaned the throttle body, it was pretty nasty looking, and the part load was clogged in the valve cover. afterwards the car ran great, no more problems. thanks again
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ67S0W
Well iATN members , you have showed the power of comunication , its great to know that we are not alone when we have problems. After i posted the help request the replies began to pour in ,twenty two replies so far , and i think every one hit the problem .. it...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L 2-3 shift, VIN: SALNM22202
Well, it looks like this will have to go to the dealer for warranty issues on the trans. We have gone as far as we are able to. As suggested, we looked at posssible ABS and traction control probelms, but did not find any problems there. Thanks for the help guy...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Turn signals VIN: SALNY22222
Thanks for the replies. It was the ignition switch. Had only 5 volts off one of the terminals.
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L check traction VIN: 1LNLM97V3V
The information in alldata and mitchell is a little vague. When it says to look for a voltage change of 2 volts on my signal wire I did like most would do and put the neg lead of my meter on ground and the pos lead to my signal wire to look for a voltage chang... Trouble codes: P1220.
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