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2002 Audi A4 1.8L cylinder head VIN: WAULC68E42
Hey i have an audi that came in for a leaking water pump. so i had changed the water pump and timing belt. the car left and then 2 days later the car came back with the timing belt very loose and hiting the timing cover. so i took the upper cover of to find th...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACB432XR
Vehicle towed in, cust states "washed car, would not start". Came off the hook engine sounded "locked up", starter engauged but no crank apparent current draw in crank position, could not turn motor over by hand but was able to back off 1/4 turn, hit starter w...
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L monitors VIN: WBACG7327T
this car is a regular and things have been going ok. the customer went to get a smog test and passed on the emitions. the monitirs are not ready and they should be. i reset the computer and the missfire, fuel system and components come up complete. the evap, c...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L front tires VIN: WBAAL12030
Hey guys the customer complains that the right side front tire wobles at 50 mph I drove the car and found noting wrong I checked the suspension and everything seems fine.The customer is having this problem for awhile now. thanks for your help in advance.
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L abs module VIN: WBABN53451
Car came in with an ABS and a traction (DSC) light on the dash. Lights went out after a few minuites, but a scan produced a code 065 which my scan tool (autologic) called gear monitering 4 limp home mode. Also found a code in the transmission controller (149) ...
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2002 BMW M3 3.2L 1-2 Shift VIN: WBSBR93402
This car came to the body shop because got accident in the front bumper and rear bumper not big deal Then I got the car, does not move front or back When you apply reverse or first or second the ligth in the instrument cluster it's just blinking this car does ...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L engine VIN: WBAVB33556
Hello BM guru i'm in trouble here! my custommer have 2 e90. one is a 325xi that was not cranking. when i scan it with my X431, i have code in car acces module for terminal 15...other module where inaccesible. the other one is a 330i. we decided to make a swap ...
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1989 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L touch screen dash control VIN: 1G4EZ11C6K
sound system,climate control,tacometer ,temp etc are all controled on this touch screen .it randomly goes out leaving you unable to change any settings.hitting bumps sometimes turns it on & off but not always. inputs seem o k wiggle test on harness has no chan...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L abs light VIN: 1GHP53L8PH
I can not get the codes to clear on this buick we have tried everything. customer complaint was abs light and brake squeal. we replaced the bad brakes in the front including the calipers and hoses. ABS system has code 37 for left rear wheel speed sensor, 45 ma...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L rear springs VIN: 1G4HP52L5S
This is the 3rd time this buick has come in with the small adjuster return springs broken and the self adjusters backed off on the rear drum brakes. I know what you are going to say " the adjusters are on the wrong side" they dont seem to be installed incorrec...
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1991 Cadillac Seville 4.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KS53B8M
i have a wonderfull cadi. here that i can't help wanting to set fire. there are several thing that are occuring i hope that some are related. first thing car stalls cuts out after you have been sitting in a drive through. temp starts at about 210 climbs to 230...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KF52YXR
Fello techs, you guys have always come through for me in the past and I'm sure you will again, we have a 1997 Cadillac De Ville Concours, 4.6. Originally came in for a rough running miss, scanned computer and had a PO32=Map sensor circuit, PO95=Engine stall de... Trouble codes: P0032, P0095, P0071
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Misfire VIN: IG6KD52B25
Ok, Car runs fine at idle, when you accelerate to 1000 in drive ok, go to 2000 or more #1,3,5,7, inj cut out. Good power to the hot side, but refrence signal goes out, on the other side of inj connecter! New pcm, same problem, no codes. Whats my next step? Tha...
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Traction control VIN: 1GYEK63N23
Customer complaint is "traction active" warning comes on instrument panel and engine looses power while warning is on.This happens intermittently on initial acceleration before 1st to 2nd shift, lasts about 3-4 seconds, then rarely if ever does it again until ...
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2003 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY54913
Computer Scan, Miss #5 cyl., compression test was good. Fuel pressure was good. Swapped spark plugs to other cylinders, swapped spark plug boots to other cylinders. Tested & lab scoped fuel injectors, swapped fuel injectors to other cylinders, checked with noi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Miss), P0305
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCGK24R5W
no codes all pids look fine all fuel trim fine. fuel pressure to specs and incresses with throtle.have tryed know good maf, ing module. coil. will hesitate and bake fire thur intake when steping hard on gas. happens at idle or on the road. never stalled but ha...
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2G1WW15E02
car runs and starts fine when i give wot it sounds like it's choking and no power fuel pressur is 58 psi when brake tourqing and has no power. thanks in advance steve
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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L instrument cluster gages VIN: 2C3ED56FXR
good afternoon fellow technicians! i need some chrysler help. i'm not sure where to go on this one. the gages and gear lever position lights on instrument cluster are not functioning 95 % of the time. they do occasionally work. when they are inoperative the ai...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L no start
trying to help a friend at another shop 200 miles away.received car from dealer who replaced pcm & didn't fix problem.the problem is intermittant no start no crank condition.when this occurs relays in underhood fuse block clicking and no cel.tap fuse block & c...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Limp Mode VIN: 1C3EL45U61
Hi Everybody( Just got this sebring in w/ P0605 code)TCM internal failure. Arrived in LIMP IN,2nd only, MIL lite on. Also found P0700 code on engine side(trans problem). Cleared codes, no problem til start up, then we get the code,limp in, no switch battery vo...
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1985 Dodge B350 5.9L compressor VIN: 2B5WB31W8F
this is a mexico bound friday 13 of july--it is mission van with original miles--i replaced compressor and lines had much rust etc--cleaned as much as possible and installed new inline suction filter--charged to factory fill of 4 lbs-- no cool--pulled gas took...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3HD46FIT
hello everyone. this is doge interpid pulling my hair.car fail emission code po172 and po175. both bank rich. after repair vacuum replace map sensor, new spark plugs. there is no other vacuum leak found.clear code road tested light came back on code po172. che... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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1997 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start, long crank VIN: 2B4FP2537V
every so often it has extended cranking up to 6-7 tries. then starts with no problem. does not seem to be flooded. Recorded movie with snap on scanner during crank. All data looks good. Once running, runs good. Suspected ignition switch, still cranks long when...
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1998 Dodge B1500 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 2B7HB11X9W
local shop drops this van off for intermittent dying out,it does have a code po351 for coil circuit a.they have changed many parts to try and repair but no luck.i did try another coil and have scoped my crank sensor and all looks good.i also looked at my wirin... Trouble codes: P0351
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L misfire on #8 cyl VIN: 3B7KF26ZXX
vehicle came in after being to another shop with complaint fo cel coming on the other shop condenmned the engine they want a second opinion, so we brought it in and started working on it both #7 & #8 spark plugs had cracked porcelain, so we checked the compres...
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L vtss VIN: 3B30246X8X
This is for the Chrysler experts, I have this 1999 Dodge Stratus that came in with a simple job, dead battery, after we change it the car runs fine but the customer brought the car the next day with the vtss activated (lights flashing and horn pulsating) he do...
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2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L door locks VIN: 1B7HL2AX41
customer came in with the truck with its door locks locking on its own sometimes locking other times just making the sound. he has a after market alarm he went to the install before he came to me the installer removed the alarm from the doorlock circuit then t...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B5WB35ZX1
Van is a backup runner sets alot- came missing under load Idle ok when first started but after driving misfiring van idles ruff Found vac. leak under intake ceter cover - replaced gaskets- run fuel system clean Still misfires- checked fuel presure 55 psi./ Ign... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Random)
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R62
hi i have a 02 dodge intrepid giving me fits car is no start had 0 fuel pressure and power at pump put in new fuel pump pressure good now car still not starting no spark has coil on plug ignition hooked up scan tool notice while cranking engine that cam sensor... Trouble codes: P0700
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2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HG48X73
no spark or rpm on scanner upon cold start. Will crank and shows 50 psi fuel pressure but no spark. Continue to crank and after 15 seconds or so, the engine will fire up but still no rpm while it is running for approximately 3 seconds, then it registers . This...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L dash and lights VIN: 2D4GP44L65
intermitently the dash will flicker/mileage indicator PRNDL indicator,radio lights,ABS and brake warning light.If the headlights are on,the tailights and headlights will flicker along with the courtesy lights if the door is open.The problem is very intermitent...
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2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L programing VIN: 1D7HE48N76
just replaced PCM with a new one ( body shop Job ) I have a star scan just never programed anything before, so my question is what is the process after replacing a PCM? I have the skim # and the software subsciption . I lost the USB adapter so I am off to the ...
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1984 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMEU15G6E
Hey Folks, I'm starting to feel like I'm beating my head against a very large and rough wall, we replaced the engine in this bucket with a ATK reman, as well as new exhaust system w/oxygen sensor and two cats, when vehicle was ran on SPX emission machine for ...
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1993 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP42E2P
short and sweet,where did they hide the fuel pump relay??,where does the fusible link power from??somedata says relay is under driver seat, NOT .and does not show loc of fusible.thanks in advance.D.W.
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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L shifting VIN: 1FMEU15H8R
Hi everyone, I need help from a E40D guru, this thing bangs hard shifting into reverse, foward gears a little harder than normal, has code 628 in memory dropped pan, magnet fuzzy, no chunks or clutch debris,checked line pressure, 140 psi in P&N flutters betwee...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Hesitation VIN: 1G45T67J75
has anyone seen this before o2 stays on rich.getting 5 refrence volts,to all sensors wire dont look freyed or damaged.any help thanked ahead of time.and it is a 1996 ford econoline with 4.9 ltr.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L air level VIN: 1FTNX21L5X
Hello to everyone. We have a client with this f250 that has a/c switch from vent to defrost while driving and then back again. The temperature stays the same (cold) while doing so. I read in the archives about the temp door breaking in the box and am wondering...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMDU34E9X
vehicle must be driven over 100 miles in order to act up. customer lives up in the mountains and it dies when turning in to her driveway. fuel pressure will gradually decrease and vhecle will die and not restart for 20-30 mins. i have had luck getting it to st...
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2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Stall VIN: IFAFP42X22
car came in with engine lite on , check codes comes up with P0340 witch is cam position sensor out of range. so i replaced cam sensor and after two trips the come back on i have checked the wireing from sensor back to the engine untill it cant be found going b... Trouble codes: P0340
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2003 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Lighting VIN: 2FMZA574X3
This vehicle came in with all kinds of problems and I think they all might be related in some way.The abs,batt,low fuel lights stay on.Headlights don't turn off,door locks don't work,key fob won't work anything.We don't deal in electrical problems too much so ...
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon Chateau 6.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FBNE31P65
Hello and thanks for any feedback. We have an Econoline 350 6.0 that has a large quantity of grey/silver sludge in the tank. The stuff fouled the filter in the HFCM several times before we verified its presence in the fuel tank. It appears to be a laminate lav...
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2007 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D97
Please help me I am going crazy I did a engine job on this truck for a freind of mine. One of his employees thought it would be ok to go without a oilchange in it and blew the engine. I told him that I would put a junk yard engine in it for him to save money, ... Trouble codes: P0171
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1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GKEL19WXX
Just wondering where the a/c drain is on this van, the right side front floor is getting wet and cant find the drain. I'm on holidays so dont have access to shop or hoist. this is in-laws van. Also, when turning corners, anywhere, the van is binding, shudderin...
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L caster VIN: 1HGEJ8148V
Hi guys, this car belongs to my sister. While trying to negotiate a u-turn, she managed to hit the face of the right front wheel on the curb, it "warped" the wheel. I replaced the wheel (steel) and did an alignment and also a visual check of the suspension. No...
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L valve adjustment VIN: 1HGEJ8146T
ok here goes this honda civic has a 1997 acura integra twin cam engine the trouble we are having is the valves sound very loose there is a thing in betwen the valves thats called a boost control valve and what looks like a lash adjuster and two have no play an...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L No Start VIN: KM8SB83D31
Car came in on hook, No Fuel press, no injector pulse, no spark. Checked codes P1613 PCM self test failed, P1616 Main relay malfunction. Check main relay, missing GND signal from PCM. Tried by passing relay (JUMP) got spark, nothing else. Checked Pwr & Grnd at... Trouble codes: 1613 (PCM Self Test Failed), 1616 (Main Relay Malfunction)
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1989 Isuzu Trooper S 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1ACCN58E3K
I am currently working on an Isuzu Trooper, 4cyl, that a customer worked on himself. I am chasing a miss-fire, poor idle and stall concern. The history I was able to get out of him was that the previous owner had chased or re-tapped one of the spark plug hole...
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L Engine noise VIN: 4S2CK58Y64
When warm there is a heavy knock at front of right cyl head,possible from variable cam timing gear after driving.If you shut it off and restart it usually goes away until driven again.Feels like someone hammering on the valve cover.Can anyone tell me if the ha...
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1988 Jaguar XJS 5.3L compressor clutch VIN: SAJNV5849J
wiring diagrams and componet locations are difficult to use. diagram in owners manual (large fold out) seems to be more complete than mitchell source. wiring still does not seem to match. in-line 10 amp fuse near ranco thrermostat would be nice to locate - top...
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1744R
This one came in as a no-start. Is has good spark. It has good fuel pressure. What we do not have, is a pulse to the injectors. DVOM testing reveals power at both sides of all injectors. We attempted to follow the DTC 33 (fuel injector driver) diagnostic chart...
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L wipers VIN: SAJEA73B04
Have a Jag with inop wiper and washer (but not now). NOTHING WORKED AT ALL...Wiper or Washer. Switch is good according to datastream on Autologic scanner(all switches work), wiper motor can work (I have powered it up and it's good),both wiper speed and wiper o...
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L Surge, posibile shift VIN: KNDJA723X2
coustomer stated after vech is warmed up and mainly on decell the rpms jump about 1500 rpm and also started doing it when on lite acceleration .no codes in the system went for a test ride with coustomer it did what he discrebed once it felt to me like on decel...
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.7L engine VIN: KNAGD12824
Needing help from you Kia experts out there , as I went overboard on the help request ,On info provided ,Istill cant find this pesky short any help will be appreciated Thanks
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBEA92E1P
Vehicle came to us with nj emissions failure. All normal tests turned out normal. i.e. fuel press.,vacuum leaks etc. This car gets a 2500 rpm test and the hc readings wont drop below 100, which is the limit. CO limit is .50%. I haven't yet ruled out an in rang...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Hesitation, Extended crank hot VIN: WDBJF25H7H
Car is PERFECT cold, sluggish off idle when hot until boost. Cranks longer than it should, hot only, rattles excessively at idle and stinks more than normal. Client has been driving it this way for a long time. Has declined diagnosis. I have a comparison vehic...
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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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1987 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HZ16S0H
Hi Guys We have no fuel pump action!!! The ECCS control unit will not ground the fuel pump relay we can manually ground it at the eccs terminal #20 and the pump will run, we are leaning toward a faulty eccs control. Any ideas? has anyone see this before? Than...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Surge, idle VIN: JN8DRO7Y51
Symptom - Idle speed 1800 RPM and surging I found melted terminals at Idle Air Control Valve Power steering switch not leaking vacuum. Replace Control Valve ( Borg Warner) and one damaged terminal. Verify 12 volts at control valve term 2&5 With PCM & PCM re... Trouble codes: P0505
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1966 Oldsmobile TORONADO 5.0L radio VIN: 6639687435
need some help guys i have a 1966 olds toronado that we have just restored for a customer but i need a wiring diagram for the radio. i know its not a complicated system but i think i'm missing something so that i can get the radio working. i need to know how t...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L ride control VIN: 1G2HY54K4Y
Car originally came in with ride compressor that wouldn't shut off, found level sensor rusted and stuck and high resistance in the middle. now car is back with same condition. no codes, can actuate exh and compressor with tech 2, but car will stay up all the w...
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L looking for parts VIN: WAUML64B82
As it turns out, we were able to get the required parts for .28 cents each. Sean from Great Britain suguested we Check out ANSU.COM. From there we were able to hook up with ACE Fuel systems-206 N. Kansas Columbus KS 66725. 1-[...]. The product rep Sam J...
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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L Engine Failure VIN: WBADE6328W
Well Kudos to all who responded. I got several answers from remove entire assembly from the bottom to not removing the tranny and just pulling the engine out the top. The chilton's manual said that one must pull the transmission to remove the engine through th...
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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L ews alignment VIN: WBADE5324W
Thanks all for the help with this one, I'm sorry to say that the cust. has decided to trade the car in, therefore, I'll not be able to post a solution for this. To load test the battery I used just a regulat on/off load tester for 20 seconds. I was going to ta...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS534X1
Thankyou again iatn community, after further inspection on the Vanos unit itself it was determined that it was the cause. The Vanos adjuster was causing the intake and exhaust side to change at different times. We replaced the Vanos unit rest the codes. We te... Trouble codes: P0012 (cam bank one intake cam vanos tight), P0011 (vanos maxium adaption).
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2003 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L engine noise VIN: 1G4HP52K53
Yes it was the pcv valve o ring missing. The customer failed to tell me that he had just replaced the valve his self to save some money, now it only cost him 2hrs of diag time and a aggravation fee. Thank you all again for your time and information as I knew s...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G4HR54K44
Thanks to everyone for your help, even though we never got bad test results on the MAF We replaced it With A New AC Delco,and performed a Few sugestions by fellow IATN members, we've driven the car every day for a week everything looks good so far,Thanks again...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L pressure sensor VIN: 1G6KD54Y23
thanks to all the responses. my customer has not come back for the reprograming. The procedures and ideas are great.
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Hard start VIN: 1G1YY2183J
Thanks for all of the replies,I ended up cleaning the fuel Injectors,found out that the car has been siting along time.Plus with only 16000 miles on it was a dead give away.Car starts great now.
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1989 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY3186K
Thanks for all your responses and sorry about being a little late. Luckily customer did not need the vehicle and is very patience. Chris [...],Russ and seveal were correct about the shorted injector. It turned out #3 was the problem. Would of saved me a lot ...
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1994 Chevrolet Beretta Z26 3.1L Cooling fan, Windshield Wipers, Radio. VIN: 1G1LW15M1R
When I went to the parts store and asked for the ignition switch, they only gave me the lock cylinder as a lot of you all mentioned. The electric part of the switch is what is bad, so I believe that is the solution. Autozone.com has a repair guide so it was ve...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 3-2 sol .valve ? VIN: 1GNDT13W5W
Ok members of the jury heres what we've done the car is fixed.The wiring was checked for the bizillionth time then it occured to us that since the code was setting regularly one day we could simply find a solonoid with similar resistance cut the wire to it at ...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Starting VIN: 1GCHG39R51
Thanks to everyone. You were right on. The pump had 45-50 psi at different times. Changed pump and filter. Everything is perfect now. Should have checked on exact fuel pressure specs before I wrote this but the touchy ignition switch seemed to make my mind foc...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L cooling system VIN: 1GNFK16TX2
O.K. so we pulled the radiator and had the tanks removed and they found the radiator was 60% plugged and impacted. We replaced it and all is good. I'm not sure why my infra red temp gun didn't pick up any cold spots, but it was very hard to get to the radiator...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13S33
Hello fellow techs. This unit is fixed. The first clue was the preexisting code for loss of communication with the bcm. The second was the fact that the instrument cluster was not reading voltage and the odometer was not on when the key was in the on position.... Trouble codes: P1630.
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1991 Chrysler Dynasty 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3BN56RXM
we decided to go back to the first thing we found, the cam sensor damaged. our scanner always said we had a cam signal so we assumed it was good. just to set our minds at ease we elongated the cam sensor mounting hole. one reply said of how to use only oem p...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 3C3EL55H5T
Thanks for all your replies. It ended up being the crank position sensor. Brandon from North Carolina got the winning suggestion. Took awhile to get it to act up after I got the lab scope hooked up, but once it did it was obvious the crank sensor signal was dr...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L compressor inop VIN: 1C3EL45U91
thanx for all the replies, i eneded up replaceing the evap sensor and taking apart the control head and ckleaning all the contacts??? after i got done it started working for 2 days now so i gave it back to the customer and crossed my fingers!!! if any more pro...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RXW
I still can't get this to act up long enough for any testing. I did try a junk yard IPC with the same results. I even had our local Chry. dealership look at it and they can't find out whats wrong. I told the Customer if it starts having problems all the time o... Trouble codes: P1687 (no ccd/ pci bus message from mic), P1695 (no ccd message from bcm), P1698 (pcm failure eeprom write denied), P1716 (no communication with engine control module).
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L limp in mode VIN: 2B4GP44R61
We finally figured out the problem. It turned out to be the PDC itself shorting out and not letting leg 30 on the relay see 12 volts, while C3 pin#10 had 12v. We jumped a wire from #10 to leg #87 pluged in the relay and everything worked, proving the PDC was ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no accel response VIN: 3D7KU28623
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED ON THIS CUMMINS DIESEL. MOST EVERYONE HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. I REPLACED THE APPS ASSEMBLY AND THIS FIXED IT. ONLY SOURCE FOR APPS IS DODGE DEALER AND IT IS EXPENSIVE...400.00. BUT THE TRUCK IS FIXED AND THE CUSTOMER IS HAPPY! THA... Trouble codes: P2121 (app volts dont agree with idle validation signal), P2122 (low voltage at app sensor).
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Oil Pressure VIN: 2B3HD46R04
OK boys, here is one for the books. As I said I bought a set of used heads, replaced the valve seals and laped the valves. For many years I have taped the top of the valve stems with a hammer after I install the springs to insure the keepers are properly seate...
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1992 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L steering
CKECKED PUMP IT WAS OK, RELESED ALL LINKS ,EVERYTING OK.WE REPLACED THE STEERING GEAR ASSY AND PROBLEM SOLVED,THANKS FOR THE HELP TO THOSE WHO REPLIED.
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L engine runs cold VIN: 1FTCR14A4R
Thank you to everyone that replied to my help request. Many replies suggested replacing the t-stat and water pump again. 2 replies indicated a possible blockage in the cylinder head area of the engine. Due to the nature of this problem, i.e. insufficient heat,...
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1995 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FALP71WYS
I want to thank everyone for their suggestions. I have worked on many of these cars and an IAC has always fixed them. After 2 new ones and a know good one with still no idle I double checked all my work. Yes the baro reading was low and installing new one fixe...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTHX26F8V
Thanks for the replies. The customer installed the previous clutch and decided to look at the problem himself.Thanks for the replies. Most i recieved made reference the the pressure plate problem couple others made reference the mount were the pedels are being...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L hub/disc VIN: 1FMDU52E6V
I CLEAN THE THROTTLE BODY AND ADJUSTED THE SCREW FOR A SLIGHTLY HIGHER IDLE AND IT TOOK CARE OF THE PROBLEM I GESS WITH THAT KIND OF MILLAGE ANY THINK COULD GO OUT OF WACK, TKS. GUYS
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L front brakes
Thanks everyone for the input. After carefully inspecting each suggested component I finally got lucky on a long road test. I pulled away from a stop and could feel the drag right away. I pulled into a parking lot and cracked the brake lines at the master cyli...
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2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMPU18L62
Group even though I by-passed the sender by dialing in 145ohms (simulating a full tank) and waiting 10 minuets for the gauge to move off the quarter mark (which it did not) and doing the same thing on a 98 Explorer (that I had at the shop) which Alldata sho...
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2004 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Starting VIN: 2FMZA52284
We fixed it !!! Almost gave-up... stopped looking so hard and rechecked the basics again. As stated we could make the starter work we also found we could make the fuel pump work (with power probe.) We then rechecked the grounds and powers only to find a ground...
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1998 GMC Savana 1500 5.0L inop or hard shiftin VIN: 1GTEG15M9W
we again replaced the pcm with another new one , reprogramed it & the vehicle is good to go . thanks
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Dome Lamps VIN: 3GKEC16Z52
Thanks to everybody who helped with this. Dennis [...] at Coles Garage recommended removing the courtesy lamp relay and if the lights stay on, it had to be a wiring problem between the relay and dome lights. Turns out, there was a wire grounded from an aftermar...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L starter VIN: 1GTHK29U33
After replaceing the nuetral safety switch, we had to clear the engine trouble code before the truck would start. Also GM recommeneds to update the programming on the pcm for these vehicles with this problem.
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Surge VIN: JHLRD77842
Thanks to Bo from Georgia, we checked the pressures at high idel and the high side would shoot up to 400psi and the comp would kick out. We replaced the expansion valve and the evap, reflushed the lines and everything is great now. Shes blowing ice and no more...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L 80,80,80,80,100,100 VIN: JACDJ58X8Y
Thank you very much everybody,problem was in the camshaft timing. Yes these procedure are little different from what i have seen. REad manuel carefully and follow steps step by step and will work.. Tricky but alldata procedure was right, i skipped couple fi...
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1987 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2BCHV81J9H
thanks for your input. however the jeep is still a problem. i will report back WHEN i find the problem. thanks again.
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Power Sterring Pressure Hose VIN: 1J4GX58N61
Thanks to those who replied. According to the dealers we talked to, no one had experienced this problem before. I find this very unlikely but I couldn't really argue with them. The solution that we opted for required carefully trimming the end of the nut which...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L lack of power VIN: 1LNLM81W2T
Wow alot of you hit the nail on the head. I went back and rechecked the maf sensor again and again the hz was in spec and it was not falling out on the scope but on my highly recomended advice I tried a maf and bam it is fixed. I even went trough the new senso...
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1999 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4F4ZR17V0X
THANKS FOR EVERYONE WHO HELPED, I HAVE NOT YET REPAIRED THIS PROBLEM. NOTHING I DO HELPS , I HAVE REPLACED ABOUT EVERYTHING BUT THE ECM. I HAVE PUT THIS ON THE BACK BURNER FOR AWHILE. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP
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2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L top engine VIN: 1G2WJ12MXR
Just want to say thanks to the four people who replied to my help request.We had the car running in the shop spraying top engine cleaner and all at once motor came apart.Locked up/cracked block/whole 9 yards-replace motor/end of story-thanks again to all
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L no cooling fans VIN: WMWRC334X2
We have repaired this vehicle. Most of the replies were not helpful, but the reply from Dan from NC was the most helpful.
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