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1994 Buick Century Special 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4AG55M4R
hello everyone:This vehicle starts fine cold but after about 1-2 mins it will act like it is running out of fuel and die when you try to start it back up it stumbles and takes about 15-20 secs before it starts it will then run perfect the rest of the day.when ...
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1990 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCFK24K6L
vehicle dies unexpectedly immediate restart no problem tryed tps egr dist no avail o2 ok too no rhyme no reason help thanks in advance
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L abs/4wal
Vehicle arrived at shop with complaint of low and fading brake pedal. A short road test confirmed what I could feel in the stall, a low and fading pedal. Inspection revealed many problems. As shown in repair history all above items replaced, yet symptoms persi...
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2004 Chevrolet C6500 Kodiak C6C042 7.2L runs out of diseal VIN: 1GBJ6C1C04
I have a 04 chevy 6500 roll back,with a c7 cat in it.It has dual fuel tanks on it,well when I fill up both tanks I noticed that the fuel on the driver side will drop and the pass, side is still full.Last night I run out of fuel,I open the driver side cap no fu...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.0L ABS Controller VIN: 2GTEK19MOW
Thanks for your help, This vehicle came to me for lf hub/ bearing assembly replacement as per dealer recomendation. The customer brought the truck to the dealer for diagnosis because the anti lock engages at low speed during a normal stop on any road surface...
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1991 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4T1VV22E7M
Hi guys, first time asking for help. Have 1991 Camry LE 2.5 v6. Installed used engine. Car runs great but fails its' emission for gross hc and co jointly, all else fine. Compression 175-185psi all around. Car had waiver sticker from past emission inspection, ...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT3VN39W3P
I have one that both headgaskets were replaced, heads were sent out for resurface and valve adjustment, the tech said after putting on the cylinder heads he could not get the timing belt tensioner to bolt on because of the casting on the cylinder head, he grou...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L no TCM communication VIN: 3VWSK29M31
Hi there, I can't get Vag-Com to communicate with the TCM in this Jetta. The tranny shifts well, fuses are good, ECM communicates fine, just not the TCM. I'm actually looking for what I think is a sporadic line pressure problem so if anybody knows where that ...
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1997 BMW 328is 2.8L Alignment VIN: WBABG1327U
After much head scratching, I called the owner and discovered this is a grey market vehicle that has a BMW air suspension added to it. Normally no 1997 BMW 328's have air suspension according to all the information I can find. In desperation, we located th...
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN5333X
Hi all, and again thanks for the help. What ended up fixing the Bimmer is resetting the camshaft timing on bank 2 (left hand side). When I rechecked the vanos unit, it was not fully seated on it's stop, ultimately causing the check engine light to come on! Res... Trouble codes: 34 (Vanos inlet camshaft control bank 2), P0021 (A Camshaft Position - Timing Over-Advanced or System Performance Bank 2).
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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L daytime running lights VIN: 1C3XV66R7N
HI EVERYONE & THANKS TO ALL 3 OF YOU THAT RESPONDED TO THIS HELP REQUEST(DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS IS OBVIOUSLY NOT A VERY HOT TOPIC ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD OTHER THEN CANADA THAT I KNOW OF).DRL INFO FOR THIS CAR IS NEXT TO IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND-NO EXPLANATION IN ALL ...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R4T
Well this one is almost done after harness repair, plugs, wires, two coil packs, (one with connector pins too small to make contact) and two computers, the first replacement had the same problem as the original so I was very hesitant to change it again until t... Trouble codes: P0351.
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L no 3-1 downshift VIN: 3N1BB51DXY
thank you all who responded it was poor grounds at the battery clean and the problem went away again thamks to all who replied
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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Cooling fan VIN: 1FALP45X8T
Thanks to all who responded. I had the customer take car to the dealer and they found that the computor had a "chip" installed in the computor. This is waht I had originally thought but the customer said they did not have one. Reflashing the compotur fixed it.
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JHLRD1840Y
Guys, thanks for the help. Alot of you said the radiator is a common problem. We ran water through it and it seemed to flow OK and the fins were clean. We replaced it any way and that seemed to fix it. She has had the car back for three weeks now and is very h...
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1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L AC blower VIN: JNRAR05Y8V
IATN rocks ,I did received one fast response from Austin [...] and he hit it right on , the dash control unit was stuck closed . After Austin guide me to the root of the problem ,I went to Alldata D.I.Y. look at the wiring diagram , then did some pin voltage...
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.7L engine VIN: KNAGD12824
well guys as it turned out and spending last sunday and earlier in the week a half day thursday .It eventually came to cost factor there were three main systems affected and had tested these circuits disconnected equipment on these circuits till the sun went d...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L power window VIN: 3VWCC21C1Y
Been too busy to get back to the customer. When it slows down I think I'll disconnect the various switches & see if the command changes according to the laptop, then pin out the harness if necessary. Thanks for reading
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Crank with a non start condition VIN: 3VWCP21CX1
Thank you all for you time and effort to help out other iATN members. Special thanks to Sarah from Arizona and Fred from Texas, the problem was a leaking plastic drain plug under the fuel filter. The vehicle is running without any problems, the cutomer is h...
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