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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L looking for parts VIN: WAUML64B82
Hello Audi Techs, I am looking for a source of lower injector seal retainers for this car. I have been told by the dealer that the only way to get this part is to buy a new injector. We need all eight, at $200.00 each I would like to find a way around this. ...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Engine VIN: WBAGG82010
Both heads were done as a result of overheating (including chains, chain guides and tensioner). Since then this vehicle has a peculiar rattle noise from the engine. Seems to be more prominent from the left side head under the tappet cover. At one point we thou...
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1997 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L Unknown
intermitent no instrument cluster power and no eng.run.at same time code for no password rec.by theft det.system and no bus connection pcm to abtcm.3 min. later ipc power car runs all is O.K.
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2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G4HR54K44
Hi Guys Just about every 3rd Day Car Quits Sets a Code For MAF Crank Engine ( No Start ) Clear Code Then Car Starts and is Good For 3 More Days- PCM ? Did alot of Testing this is the quick version Thanks.
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6EL12Y6R
This vehicle will start having fits after an extended drive time. Engine will stumble/stall and imediately restart. ABS/TCS light will come on. AC Control Panel will lose Data and show (---) on the display, Compressor will shut down. Information panel in left ... Trouble codes: 1032, 1033 (IPC Serial Data Loss), 1034 (IPC Serial Data Loss), 1052, 72 (ABS Serial Data Link), P0047 (PCM/BCM data Link)
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L engine VIN: 1GCCS14W35
have a s10 pick-up here with an overheating problem. cust came in with a overheating problem upon first inspection the cooling system overflowed through the overflow bottle to me that was to be the cap not releasing pressure. recommended and replaced cap radia...
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1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L starter VIN: 1G1BL82P7S
have replaced starter three times now for same sympton. starter use to only grind or disengage when hot, now at any time. have replaced ignition switch, starter enable relay, checked grounds and rerouted new wire to stater.still to no avail. to resolve problem...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBDM19W4X
This Astro will cut-off at random. We thought we found the problem when the fuel pump failed. Now the van starts fine, but the van still cuts-off as before. Sometimes it will hesitate on accelleration. There are no codes. The cam retard is at -9 degrees. The f...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L radio VIN: 1GNFH15T33
The customer's CD player no longer worked, so he went and got a used one. However it, according to the junkyard writing on it, came out of a 00 Impala. A local garage that has a Tech 2 attempted to reprogram the vehicle to accept that unit. However he says it ...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Airbag Light VIN: 2GCEC19X33
The airbag light is on, has code B0083- Passenger Seat Position Sensor Circuit. This system has a hall effect sensor mounted on the inboard seat track of each seat to determine the type of airbag deployment needed. I have very limited information on this syste...
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1991 Chrysler LeBaron 2.5L front signals VIN: 1C3XJ45J7M
Hello, we have this lebaron with no right front signal light operation. We have tested the circuit output from the right front signal relay and it is o.k.. Being that this is a canadian vehicle, it shares the same bulbs for front signals as it does daytime run...
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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L No Start VIN: 2C3EL56T4R
I thought i had this one fixed i had a post on this last week the car came in with a skip #1 coil driver was grounded replaced computor skip was gone but car bucked and cruise light flashing replaced cam and crank sensors all was well two days later the car ge...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start, Popping through int. VIN: 1C3EJ56HXV
Hey Chrysler guys. A good customer towed in thier car with no spark. Scanned for codes, none found. Scanner showed crank & cam sigs. and were in sync. So I installed a reman Distributor. Now I have spark but wont fire. Has fuel and proper pressure. I changed p...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46U91
This seabring was towed in from another shop with the timing chains in the trunk and a full set of intake valves bent. we had the heads rebuilt & now i get a cam crank out of sinc code 1391. The car will run great, then at random it will start missing and will... Trouble codes: 1391 (crank cam sinc), 354 (4 primeary coil circut)
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L runs on after key of VIN: 1BG4GP45R6
hey fellow techs,we have a strange one here.vehicle came in 3 weeks ago for a mil.customer requested a state emission inspection.vehicle had multiple codes and some kinky wiring going on under the hood.a wire was jumped from asd relay terminal 1 to sir fuse.th... Trouble codes: P1282 (fuel pump relay), P1388 (asd relay circuit open/short)
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2B3HD46T9V
thanks in advance for any suggestions.this vehicle is failing asm test for hc co and nox.at that time had no codes in memory.with scan tool connected mil came on and code po300.checked 1 trip indicators has codes po301 through p0306.no misfires ever felt.while... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46F7V
car was sent here after another shop replaced the intake gasket spark plugs and wires with no improvement all 6 injectors ohm to the same value of 13.2ohms checked compression ok at 130psi fuel pressure is in specs. checked for vaccume leaks non found this car... Trouble codes: P0303 (engine miss fire 3 cylinder)
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L valvetrain VIN: 1B7KF23W9X
this one is strange- truck came in 6 months ago with a misfire (no cel) we found a broken rocker arm retaining bolt at #9 intake valve, replaced rocker, pedestal and pushrod-all was well, now same problem at #2 intake valve, i have it scheduled for teardown ne...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, CYL#2,4,6,8 VIN: 3B7HF13X91
this vehicle arrived after the module and injectors were replaced. after scan for codes checked wiring and used noid lite to verify circuits good, noid blinks on all injector connectors.i do remember that a fuel can be ddisabled bank 1 or bank 2,but i don't re... Trouble codes: P0202, P0207
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2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Dome light VIN: 1B3ES46C91
this vehicle came in with dome light stays on at times,aldata does not give a wiring diagram that shows the door latch switches,so it makes it very difficult to diagnose this problem.The symptoms are dome light stays on and "door ajar" reads above the odometer...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B4HR28N11
Happy 4th iATN family. I have a 2001 Durango that I'm not very familiar with. It will turn over but won't start. When you turn on the key the volt meter sits at zero and the fuel gauge says empty. The customer says it has plenty of gas. He added 5 gals thinkin...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Oil Pressure VIN: 2B3HD46R04
Hi Folks, Got this one as a basket case. Came from another shop with the heads off, Timing chain had broken in many pieces, valve covers destroyed by the timing chain and front cam jornels galded. I didn't want this job to begin with however it got here anywa...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L no lights VIN: 2FMZA51U7X
Vehicle does not have tail lights, reverse lights, brake lights- including third brake light, & rear turn signals. Determined lighting module was faulty. The component was replaced & new module needs to be programmed at the dealer. Guess what- same problem. Re...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTHX26F8V
ok this diesel it runs great but as you push the clutch its stiff and good till about half way down and it falls to the floor but the clutch is still dissengaged...it falls so fast that your foot falls off peddle..and when letting up clutch just pops back on h...
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14A2V
mitchall has me performing koer self test with fuel vapor hose diconected from intake and says a code should come up, then it sends me to fuel tests. knowing these fords and there dpfe sensor problems checked that also. also checked baro pids and maf voltage. ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean b1)
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1998 Ford Contour 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP632WK
Hello all. I have personally done alot of these belts and this is a new one. I have installed 2 belts and pulleys (carquest parts)and the tensionner. When ity came in originally it broke the timing belt but didnt bend any valves. since then you can drive it ap...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34E7W
hey ford experts, we had a customer bring in this explorer with an intermittent no start problem. he said the engine would crank but not fire up. the only thing we found wrong with the vehicle was that the key in ignition switch on the lock cylinder was faulty... Trouble codes: P1260 (anti theft has detected break - in condition), P1808 (4wd low ckt fault), P1804 (4wd high indicator ckt fault), B2106 (tp input signal out of rng), B1483 (brake pedal input ckt fault), P0500 (vss fault)
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNX21FXX
O.K. Ford (International) gurus. Heres a good one. High pressure reservoir tank goes dry after about 2 min. at idle. Engine stalls and dies. Figured the engine oil pump was at fault. Customer(brother)changed pump,pickup o-ring/gasket. Same thing(possibly even ...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLS 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU83P2Z
This one is driving me crazy. It came in with check engine lamp and a missfire. The codes were random cly. missfire and cly #3 missfire. I pulled #3 plug the gap was about 70. I replaced all the plugs and wires. Still runs the same. I have a good coil and I sw... Trouble codes: P0300 (multipule cly. missfire), P0303 (cly. 3 missfire)
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2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMPU18L62
After testing resistance from cluster to sender - pulling current thru signal and ground circuits of fuel gauge - and performing all pre-mentioned tests the gauge won't read over 1/4 full. Read archives - one post was close to our problem but his gauge wouldn'...
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Reverse VIN: 1FMDU75W82
I recently overhauled this transmission for the dreaded "Blinking overdrive light" and P0741 "TCC Not engaging". During overhaul, disassembled valve body as well and cleaned all valves, found a couple that were sticking. Also, sanded seperator plate, and insta...
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L rear suspension VIN: 1FAFP40453
Ok, I'm at wits end, i've had this noise in the right rear of this car ever since i had hit a pothole in the road. i've replaced the insulator for the spring, removed spring to see if it was broken, no.Removed fuel tank to see if a baffle was loose,no.emptied ...
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L lights VIN: 2FTPX17L03
Any ford techs i got one for u, i got a f150 that came in for the dash lights staying on. the battery light stays on and the odometer and the gas cap light when key out of ignition. i thought it had a bad ignition switch put new one in same thing, i read a cou...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L no engage in any gear. VIN: 1FMZU73K83
this is for ford tec. customer drove in stated check engine light on and slip in first gear also o/d light flash.i did road test. notice same symptom.want to do trans service anyway since never been done, i did service remove pan change filter. add mercen v fl...
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2002 GMC w3500 4.8L 1-2 shift VIN: J8DB4B14X2
450-43le (aisin seiki) 2nd gear starts and no communication at diagnostic data link conector. All fuses in fuse block good. Power at obd conector (green wire). Not sure if I can read transmission DTC'S at this conector.
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L crankshaft VIN: 1HGCG5554W
Hi honda guys, I have a 98 accord ex 2.3 v tec has a lot of crankshaft end play causing a noise on clutch apply. My question is, is there a thrust bearing or washer that can be serviced in vehicle or should i be looking for a new motor? Alldata doesnt show a p...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Compressor
Customer says that the A/C will stop working intermittemtly (usually on hot-humid days). The A/C stops blowing cold then after 5 to 10 minutes the A/C comes back on. The blower motor continues to move air the entire time (Evaporaor not freezing-up). We have lo...
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1997 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KMHCF24F0V
Well Boy's I have a honey of a hyndai here. I have been checking the wiring checked all the grounds and powers. Some of the wires that are on the vaf sensor do not match the mitchell schematic. If I run a jumper from the sensor to the ECM I can get the temp co... Trouble codes: P0110, P0100, P0105 (Barometric sensor)
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L No Start VIN: 4LKB4B1R11
Help! This is an Isuzu cab over W/a GM 5.7L. That was towed in for no start. I am asking for help because we have no electical diagrams for particular vehicle. Has Fuel pressure of 60 psi but only when cranking. NO spark. No 12v reference voltage to cam sensor...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1742T
This car sat for 2 years in our balmy New England weather and then the owner decided to put it on the road again. It ran but was towed in. First start was ok but oil light on and oil pressure gauge flat, throttle sticky. Removed throttle body and cleaned, rein...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJHX1243T
Can not get a straight answer on this one. Radiator fans inop with A/C. Traced out all the wiring to fan module, I am convinced the fan module is faulty. Part#LNA 6702 AA.(white) New one is a LNA 6702 AB (white). Updated relay so I thought. With the new relay ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4GZ78S3V
Cust replaced the Ignition Coil then brought to me. I put in a Dist pick up and crank sensor last Fri., there were no codes at that time. Now it back and cust says problem is worse. I looked up the code charts in all data and could not find P1388. This car jus... Trouble codes: P0351 (Coil 1 primary circuit open/short), P1388 (ASD relay primary circuit open short)
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L all guages VIN: 1JFF48S5YL
for several days gauges on dash would go off and came back on , when dash went out, vehicle would not start, dash will read no buss , tested all wires to pcm ,for voltage and shorts, no power to asd relay, have ign power to pcm and good ground, no data at data...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPV1246X
Thanks to all of you who try to help me tackle this one. Cold start the vehicle idles rough and misfires for a couple minutes, then idle smooths out and misfire disappears. Cold, or warm, open the throttle and the vehicle hesitates. Not just momentarily but a ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (P1319- Cant find a description for this at any of my references), P1319 (Cant find a description for this at any of my references)
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L eatc illuminatione VIN: 1LNLMA82W9
greetings to all, happy fourth of July I have an odd problem with this town car. It came in with the key in chime not shutting off untill you got out of the car even with the key out and engine off. This was caused by the lighting control module and after re...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1YVFP80D13
hello mazda techs we have this mazda 6 that goes into a miss at cruising speeds and once in a while at idle when stopping. when we connect to a scanner we can not communicate at all we have tried 3 different scanners checked all fuses and relays. any help woul...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Engine overheating VIN: WDBGA51EXS
Need advice from the Mercedes techs; This 94 S500 came in from a different shop for diagnosis of an over heat problem. The preliminary check was simple when the temp went above 100C the top rad-hose was hot the bottom was cold. No condenser fans came on nor d...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L a/c VIN: WDBJF72F3V
Car came in for no A/C. Engine not running low side pressure only 32psi so I recharede the system. Now the compressor wont run. DTC's B1227,B1231,B1235 stored. Looked at data in control head data read as follows 1. 33 2. E 3. 35 4. 35 5. 37 6. E 7. 07 8. 32 10...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJF65W91
Client complains about car jerking just under low speed (under 20mph). Test driving car I first notice something like a miss/lack of power, on starts from stoped. Problem disapear with more rpm/car speed. Continue driving car, after warming up engine, I noti... Trouble codes: P2043 (misfiring), P2044 (misfiring of cylinder 01)
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1989 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L Misfire VIN: 2MEBM75F3K
Hi techs: got a problem with this mercury. my problem is the ignition wires last only about one month to four months of use and 15000 kms. have tried new wires from ford and several after market with no luck. anyone see this before? if you did let me know. tha...
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1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1HJ01F4P
Hello, Customer called, said car wont start turns over fine, tried to start it at customers house wont start,tow to shop push in garage, car starts right up, replaced fuel filter which was 99% blocked, drove car all day, next morning car wont start, turns over...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8T
After the switch replacement we lost tach operation and set a p0505. There is a good signal at the back of the cluster but the tach slowly creeps up after a while. The idle air control motor pass all the tests but sets the code as soon as it is accelerated. Th... Trouble codes: P0505
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D7X
Hi folks. PO400 still appearing after egr valve, egr air temp sensor replaced. EGR lines also checked for blockage. Mitchell tells me there is an egr volume control valve that is operated electronically. Is this component integral w/ the egr valve?? Could use ... Trouble codes: P0400
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6BA07A46
I have a 2006 nissan titan. It came in for no start. Its been under some water. Customer bought it like this. At first we didn't have any communication to the ecm and body control module was fried. Replaced some bad wiring and cleaned up all the grounds. Repla...
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6BA07A46
nissan techs I was wondering if any of you have run into a problem like this. no start, security light doesn't come on when inserted. Then comes on when the key is in the on position and cranking, but wont start. I replaced the above parts because of an electr...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GX 2.4L lights VIN: 1G3NK12T91
car came in for no start had body code b2960.replaced ignition switch (tumbler) and started. customer picked up car and phoned back next morning saying dash and radio light not illuminating.went to her house to check thinking maybe the rheostate was turned off...
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1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 2P4GP4532T
This vehicle was towed in from another shop which towed it in from the first shop. Shop #2 states that customer drove it to shop #1 to have serpentine belt replaced and it hasn't started since. Shop #2 didn't do any repairs - they just check it out and didn't ...
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L engine VIN: 1G2HX52K1S
First i would like thank all of you for any help you you can offer. I am almost sure the antitheft system is what's causing this problem. The car first started giving this problem about three weeks ago. First it would start after you turned the key off and on ...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WR5218Y
The car came to our shop with a miss under heavy load especially when the supercharger kicked in. Apon visual inspection we noticed the front three wires were arching so a complate tune up was preformed. The car left all was well. Three days,100km later the mi... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YSED58E213
The car came in with a check engine light on with codes:po133 and po134. Since then we have replaced the front o2 sensor and it has been working properly. the car has come back now with the check engine light on again with the same po134 code on. we drove it a... Trouble codes: P0134
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2002 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L air suspension VIN: WBAFA92000
Thank you all for your help I have the vehicle up on the lift and its ok thanks again.
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Hard Start VIN: 1G6DM57N53
I've been waiting for authorization from the customer to replace the crank sensor reluctor. Here is the update on what I've done so far. Using a mirror and an ice pick I was able to center the gaps of the reluctor to the sensor hole. the mil stayed away for 50... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Performance).
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L fuell smell VIN: 2G1FP22P7S
WOW THANKS GUYS FOR YOUR HELP ON THIS ONE. WE FOUND THREE ISSUES AND WILL BE FIXING THEM SOON THE CANISTER WAS FLOODED WITH FUEL AND THE CANISTER PURGE LINE WAS CRUSHED AND CRACKED AND THE FUEL TANK IS LEAKING AT THE FILLER NECK. WE USED A SMOKE MACHINE TO FIN...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L pedal VIN: 1G1JC5243W
sorry this took so long.customer is on 2 month holiaday and will let me install a new booster at time of return as most replies centered around that item will update if this fixes the problem.
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3GNEC16T91
CUSTOMER HAD TO TAKE CAR, WILL RETURN AT A LATER DATE
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L abs VIN: 1GNDT3W512
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP, THE VEHICLE JUST NEEDED A ROAD TEST TO CHECK WHEEL SPEED SENSORS. LIGHT TURNED OFF BY ITSELF. ONE TECH SAID HE DID"T WANT TO INSULT ME BUT HE GAVE THE RIGHT FIX THANKS, NO INSULT TAKEN.
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L compressor VIN: 1GNEK13TX1
I'm guessing this vehicle was fixed, was told so this morning anyways. I've been out of the shop for a few days, while wife was having a new baby boy! I asked the tech what he did, with the first reply, he didn't want to talk about it, as he said. Then was tol...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19T93
Hello and thanks for all the great help! The problem was the feul pump. I pulled the fuel pump relay and run an external fused power to the pump through the power test cavity (thanks to the message from Jose [...]) and replaced the PCM B fuse then sarted ...
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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 2C3EL56T4R
thanks to all that replied replaced crank and cam sensors it seems to be ok thanks again jeff
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2000 Dodge Durango 5.2L vents VIN: 1B4HR28Y3Y
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP THE PROBLEM WAS A LEAK AT THE CONTROLER NOT A EASY ONE TO FIND THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTCR14X6V
vehicle continued to misfire at fairly regular intervals, suspect glitch in ecm or programming, customer decided to trade vehicle in Trouble codes: 301 (1 misfire), 304 ([...]).
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1999 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP54N6X
I want to thank everyone for there help, I tryed doing a hard restart of the PCM and it seems to have worked, the car picks up like it used to and very unexpectidly my A/C blows much colder then it used to. So thank you again
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2000 Ford Contour SE 2.5L lights VIN: 1FAFP66L9Y
I'm not convinced that this car is fixed really. We took the regulator out of the original alternator and put it in the new OCA alternator and it solved the pulsing problem until we took the car for a drive and when we got back the lights were pulsing again. A...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU83P21
vehicle not repaired..all timing marks good,replaced intake manifold and plenumn with oe parts.still has 10-12 in vacumm..customer going to replace engine w/ford reman..thanks to all for your insight.oh the jot of trying to repair vehicles from other shops wit...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L nopower when cold VIN: 1FTSX31F21
Wade from Colorado and Alvin from Washington were correct. We disconnected the EBP actuator rod from the valve and the power is 100% better. That confirmed the area of concern to the customer. We reconnected the rod and the customer is trying to warm up the e... Trouble codes: P0476.
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Safety VIN: 1FTWW31Y35
Hi All, I had only a few replies that stated this is not a common problem. One said that this is impossible because the system uses two APP (accelerator position sensors) and if one fails the throttle will go to the closed position. Ronald from Michigan did ha...
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1995 Geo Metro 1.3L Heater Core VIN: 2C1MR5297S
Thanks for everyones input. I did check for voltage in the cooling system. Very minimal. Turned out that one of the solder/weld had a little pin hole in it. Replaced it. Problem solved.
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1992 Honda Accord DX 2.2L tcm VIN: 1HGCB7647N
I have checked the sys over and over i could not find any thing wrong with wires or component all ok,found used tcm and i am driving the car for 3 days and all ok,i guess reman tcm is not worth much,i waisted too much time to find out it just crappy tcm.Thanks...
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHN65F03
Thanks to everybody that replied. Turned out that the B.C.M. had an internal problem and I had to send the car to the dealer for repair. Again thanks to all the iATN members.
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW68NXX
hello and thanks to all who replied. we hooked up the smoke machine and clamped the line to the ldp with a hose plier. the system then held pressure. we then checked the ldp for proper operation and found a defective ldp pump we replaced the pump cleared the c... Trouble codes: 455 (large evap leak).
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GR48K65
Because the setting fo code has been so intermitent we went ahead with the advise of both the replies and changed the thermostat and coolant sensor we did sweep test the sensor and thermostat by putting in water then heating it up till it boiled and watching ... Trouble codes: P0128.
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L abs module I guess VIN: SALPV1442V
i TOOK EVERYONES ADVICE AND SENT THIS VEHICLE TO THE DEALER. thanks everyone
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1993 Mazda B2200 SE-5 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Lacks Power VIN: 1M43R5G5H4
WELL. ill start by saying that I.A.T.N. is,.. by far, the [...] idea anyone has had since the red brick snap on scan tool back in the early nineties! . Well after MANY hours of pinpoint tests, voltage drop tests, Checking the valve timing, checking the ignition...
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 280 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1140601210
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1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1070441
Fix: Bad set of plugs. Several plugs would not come out with out soaking them. They were mismatched and some fouled. Replaced all. Reset timing and mixture. Threw some denatured alcohol in the tank and changed the oil. It passed with flying colors.Even better...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L 12 VIN: WDBGA32EOR
Hi, I would like to thank all you techs for helping me solve this problem. The problem was that one of the fuse was located in the front right side of the engine computer. It broke and right now the ABS light goes off and the speedometer is working. Thank you ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Backup lights VIN: WDBJF55F7T
Well, I found it. I thought MB had fixed their bio-degradable wiring issues by 1996, but I guess not. I traced the problem to the wiring harness between the transmission n/s switch and a 6 pole connector on the left wheel house. The insulation on the wiring...
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1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1MEFM6639W
The customer reports the vehicle stalled only 1 time since his last visit, we haven't had the car back to pursue further. If it returns, we'll recheck the maf & front o2 sensors. Thanks for the suggestions.
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero 3.5L lifters VIN: JMYORV250V
Problem was bad lifters. I found in fact four (4) bad ones. They are internally locked. Without the internal spring effect it was not possible to bleed them. Next time mechanic will remember to bleed lifters prior to assembling engine! Thanks a lot for the ri...
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1986 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HU11S2H
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP, MANY OF THE TECHS WERE RIGHT.CUSTOMER SUPPLIED US WITH A USED MAF. SENSOR AND CAR WOULD START AND RUN. VEHICLE STILL WOULD RUN ROUGH WHEN COLD, BUT I THINK THAT IS A DIFFERENT PROBLEM. (BUT THE CUSTOMER IS HAPPY SO I'M HAPPY)
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2001 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L ac lines VIN: 4N2ZN17T51
Installed front a-c only [...],and system works fine.
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3G2JB5240T
thanks to everyone who reply.jame [...] and others advice me to chech the ground wire it has 1.5v volt drop. clean cable fuel trim all back to normal within 5% long fuel trim
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT4VN35HXL
Only thing I could find was the T.P.S. out of adjustment set it to factory specs, seemed good after that, I wanted the Owner to try it out for a few days to confirm, last I heard she left the shop saying her friend will put in a used one??? never saw or heard ...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4TAUN61CXS
I wish to thank-you for your help. I feel the problem is in the distributor (coil). I had three replies. But, none were a true fix or a check for the problem. One reply said to check camshaft position sensor signal as problem occured. But, I could see no prob...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L A/C Compressor VIN: JTEHF21A71
Thank You to all who have replied. The customer (understandably) does not think the compressor is the problem. I have .85v voltage drop on the clutch apply wire. Am chasing that problem. I doubt this will be resolved as per customer resistance to a new compres...
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K31
Thanks for everyones help. I did not do much testing, my vantage is in for repair.I used James from New York advise about looking at the contacts at the cluster and they where bad.I cleaned them and the problem has been corrected. Trouble codes: P0500 (vss speed sensor).
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2005 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Timing Belt VIN: 5TBDT44785
I made this job to complicated. I was gun shy because of a Ford zx2 with variable valve timing gave me trouble. All you had to do was hold the cam in place. We did not need any special tools. Thanks for the help, Dan
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L brake system VIN: 3VWCF21C4Y
Of the 8 replies I had on this car, they mostly suggested a booster problem. Others dabbled around internal ABS bleed-down, master cylinder problem, possible weak vacuum build-up due to the mechanical vacuum pump on the diesel. I ended up replacing the boost...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L ABS module VIN: WVWZZZ3BZY
Hey guys the owner carried the car to the dealer to deal with the situation sorry I dont have any useful info to share,thank you guys for all your help.
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1995 Volvo 960 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: YV1KW9611S
After numerous responses, mainly about cam timing (we had used the cam holding tools when installing and it was dead-on) we decided to let the customer take the car and drive it for a while. Customer brought car back after letting drive for a week or so, did ...
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