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2000 Audi S4 2.7L 1st gear VIN: WAUDD68D6Y
Hi Audi tech's this S4 has a whine in first gear and cannot really hear in second but it still sounds like a main shaft bearing. Just wondering before I tear down if anyone has seen this only in 1st? No metal in oil. We have delt with shift issues but no noise...
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML54DX1
Okay thought I,d throw this one at you, especially you audi guys.Car had the two monitered cats replaced, a cyl 2 coil , a set of plugs. Everything was cleared. P0306 now comes on sometimes along with 0305 mosly just cyl 6 though.You can feel a half miss in th... Trouble codes: P0305 (cyl 5 misfire), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire)
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Safety VIN: WBADD6323V
I have a code 09 right side fire circut. Alldata has left me out on my own with this. can you help me with a trouble tree or circut operation? I put in for the BMWTS.com but that wont be ready until after the weekend. Any help is appreciated
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, knock in intake VIN: WBAAM5331X
Before and after the completion of a tuneup and valve job we have a knock like missfire in the intake manifold. Disconnection #2 cylinder and the knock goes away. Performed compression test and no problems found. I am at a loss as to what is going on with this...
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1984 Buick Century Custom 3.0L alternator VIN: 1G4AH19E9E
after replacing the alt. and battery (at cust. request) the vehicle still wouldn't charge. i found that the bulb in the instrument panel completes the circuit to activate the alt, and i checked it and found it to be missing. i installed a new bulb and socket i...
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1987 Buick Regal GNX 3.8L piston oil ring VIN: 1G4GJ1175H
Howdy again, going to blow my whole wad today! I got this Grand National that came in with a loss of compression on the right bank. We pulled the right head expecting to see a pushed head gasket. When we didnt see that, we put it aside for a couple of months. ...
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2003 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP52K13
Hi to all - This car has been fun and we have all had at least one. The hard part is it may go a week or two and drive fine, and if it stumbles a bit it happens so fast it's hard to determine what the problem is. It has stalled a few time when driving. When it...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L fourth gear VIN: 1G6KD54Y7Y
Howdy every one, Got a real little old lady story here. New referral, she goes on a trip to visit kinfolk and the overheated transmission/park and let idle warning comes on the dash along with a service engine light. She does this and then proceeds to a dealer...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L compressor VIN: 1GCFK28KIS
Hi all tech I have this pick up.Problem ac does not cold high side stay at 175 psi low side at 75 psi found no leak. compressor engage but does not cycle can some one help me to solve this problem. Thank You
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L air flow VIN: 1GNEC16KXR
Howdy again, One our best customers is complaining about low air flow from the front vents on her suburban. We replaced the blower motor with 160k miles on it and found the squirrel cage blades to be filled with dust in the concave area reducing the air foil e...
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19K6S
So, here we go again. Seems like we can't figure anything out lately. This one came in with a complaint of poor idle, runs rough, lacks power and backfires through the intake. Customer replaced the cap, rotor, plugs and wires to correct the problem but nothing... Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor - cleared and hasnt come back), 44 (lean exhaust)
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L cooling fans VIN: 2G1FP22P5T
I replaced ecm and had reflashed. I changed the heater hoses and thermostat. I can command low and high speed fans to come on and the car still overheats. At an idle the car reaches 230 degrees and low speed fans come on. The car continues to get hotter. While...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Surge VIN: 1GBEK19RXV
Hi Guys, This truck runs good in every way except while cruising. After awhile at highway speeds it will begin to surge. I've checked everything and ran the scanner on it. The code P1345A which is "CKP/CMP correlation" pops up right after clearing it. On the ... Trouble codes: P345
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDX03E0X
This vehicle came in the shop about a month ago, when hot, it would hesitate and stall at times. I plugged otc scanner in, there are no codes. I had ignition modules do this in the past so I replaced it. That lasted about a month. It came back on Monday with t...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W42
truck would send 2 codes 1 for the thermostat saying it was not cooling enugh and one for bank 1 sensor 2 truck runs good while drivin but when your stopped it seems to shut off or surge real bad
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Misfire VIN: 16CHK29U82
just looking to see if anybody had one in yet for a po300b code, engine missfire detected yet, put new wires, plugs, and switched the coils around, fuel pressure is good. going down the highway around 70mph or greater the check engine light flashes at you, you... Trouble codes: P300
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic LS 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GCEC14XX7
This is a new truck (84 miles) that has been wrecked and rebuilt. I purchased at local salvage auction and have performed all repairs myself. It was damaged under the front, pushing the frame and engine up a few inches. Whatever it hit, it went over it damagin... Trouble codes: 300 (random/multiple misfire)
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L8W
this mini was towed in for a simple no start condition.initial testing revealed a burned computer,pull wiring diagram test every circuit for shorts to powers or grounds to not available.icall the custumer and explained my findings.He said that this minivan has...
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1994 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JB3AM54J7R
We have 94 Dodge Stealth with a transmission issue. On a test drive I gathered that it will not go into 4th, starts in 1st, goes into 2nd but when it comes time for it to hit 3rd it downshifts back to 1st . It will shift to third occasionally but will only sta...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Z6X
Customer called with a stalling problem at random. When the vehicle stalls the message "No Bus" appears on the instrument cluster. Of course when I arrived the truck was running and without a problem. I scanned the truck with my genisys and it ran the automate... Trouble codes: DTC
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L No Start, Back fires VIN: 1B3ES46COY
Car was towed in. No start.. Have checked the fuel pressure and spark.. Ok.. Checked for plugged exhaust.Nothing.. Found the #2 and #4 injectors are working #1 and #3 not.. But on intial start up all four injectors recieve signal. Changed ECU and the trouble w...
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2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3E546C41
Hello all! Got a problem here: vehicle came in with a intermittent no start when cold condition. It turns over but will not start. We checked computer codes first: no codes. We checked for proper spark. ok. We checked fuel pressure: 34lbs psi. it was supposed ...
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2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L power to ac compressor VIN: 1B3ES46C31
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2222111122
A tour operator that I service his diesel motor coaches bought this Dodge Ram 3500 passenger van that was retired from the county in a vehicle auction. The service or check engine light is constant on. I scanned and the only code is P1765 Is there somebody fi... Trouble codes: P1765 (Manufacturer Control)
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L overheating VIN: 3B7HA18N12
UNIT CAME IN OVERHEATING AT IDLE AT 250 DEGREES. PRESSURE TESTED COOLANT COLD AND AT OPERATING TEMPRATURE AND NO LEAKS FOUND. CHECKED FOR CODES AND P0300, P0305 AND P0306 IN CURRANT CODES. REMOVED #5 AND 6 PLUGS AND VERY WORN AND #5 COIL NO GOOD. rEPLACED ALL ...
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2002 Dodge Sprinter 2.7L Low Power VIN: WD2YD24142
Problem occurs all the time. This is an early Freightliner Sprinter. NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT! Low Power a.k.a. Limp Home Mode. I checked for known problems with Turbo Boost Loss due to cracked Turbo Resonator but this one does not have it. I did a smoke test to ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Unknown VIN: 1D7HU18N04
I am not sure of what is really going on with this vehicle but on a test drive at 60-65 mph staedy cruise condition trans seems to try a downshift to a lower gear or ties up actually causes rear tires to chirp & vehicle dive like brakes were applied tach also ...
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1996 Eagle Vision ESi 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G3W2E4465
Since the fuel pump and filter were replaced the vehicle had a rough idle,I cleaned the injectors,replaced the plugs and wires,drained and refilled the tank,ran the injector balance test,compression,rechecked the fuel pressure (48 psi),checked spark and scanne... Trouble codes: 403 (egr)
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1991 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FACP40E2M
We have this Mustang with a very intermittent hesitation or drop out. Feel like key turned off then back on, happens when accelerating, just drops out momentarily. Everytime this happens it sets a code 96. I clear the code, drive it long enough for symptom to ... Trouble codes: 96 (fuel pump circuit)
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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L engine valley VIN: 1FALP4444T
I have a qustion for everyone in IATN world? I was replacing the head gaskets on this mustang cause it was spraying coolant out of the driver side gasket anyways on with my question upon removing the lower intake i found a shop towel wedeged into the cam throw...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Shift Solenoid 1(a) VIN: 2FMZA51U5X
Hello Group, This vehicle came in with SES and continuous code for shift solenoid A. KOEO test results show hard failure. Fault will return every time after clearing. Customer stated hard shifting when driving aggresively. I test drove vehicle and felt no abn...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L power steering VIN: 1FMPU18L7X
This expeditions power steering intermittently feels as if it is losing assist. Happens mostly in parking lots. Ok out on the road. I think it is most lokely the pump, but this thing has variable assist, I am a little gun shy. Are there any common problems wit...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMRU17L81
This Expedition 5.4 Engine makes a squeeling noise/ rattle when starting cold, once running for less than a minute noise goes away, we have replaced timing chain guides, tensioners, chains, we have checked for clogged orifice passages, none found, noise is on ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72K22
This truck missfires especially under hard load. It will at times miss at light cruise. The long term fuel trim for both banks is -25%. STFT is -8 to -12%. Both front o2 sensors seem to be switching fine. The truck was origianlly brought in for trans shifting ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank rich), P0175 (Bank rich)
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L lack of power VIN: 1FTYR10D82
Truck came in for Check engine light on and lack of power in reverse. Found code p0453 for fuel tank pressure sensor. I found connector at fuel tank pressure sensor disconnected. I reconnected the connector and cleared codes. No more check engine light. Now fo...
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1992 Geo Metro 1.0L Poor Fuel Economy, spark knock VIN: 2C1MR6462N
Hello all, This old Geo spark knocks always on hills and hard acceleration. Egr passages have been cleaned and the egr valve is funtional as well. Timing has been set according to emissions label and advances properly. Checked for a knock sensor and the vehicl...
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1993 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE 6.5L overdrive VIN: 1GTHK33F2P
Thanks in advance, This simple job has eat my lunch, After the engine replacement at another shop the customer complained of high RPM's while driving, I found that the TPS had not been transferred from the original unit. I Install a new one and Still no 4th ge...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCB7677N
Honda Techs, Help! I have this Accord that will stall intermittantly and usually will not restart for maybe a minute or less. There is no spark and no injector pulses when this occurs. I have verified 12 volts to Ign coil BLK/YEL power feed at coil & 12V at fu...
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1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Charging system VIN: 1HGCD5622R
Hello Fellow Honda Techs, I have this Honda that at times, the voltage will surge to sixteen or seventeen volts. It will settle down if all of the electrical accessories are on. The alternetor is putting out 68 amps at that time. Has anyone seen this before?
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 2HGEJ667XW
Honda techs... I work on Mercedes only and this is an inherited car that I am trying to sell. The transmission appears to go into second gear at a stop. When accelerator is first pushed in drive there is a delay (same sensation as starting in "2" on shifter) t...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4S6CM58W8W
I have this 1998 honda passport in my shop,with this problem. bank 1 not working,its running on left bank only, cylinder # 1,3&5. no response. the coils are firing,injectors are firing, compression 150 psi. I even switched coils and injectors from left to righ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire)
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L level sensor VIN: 1HGCM6656A
Confused!! I have a code 65 level sensor and 84 logic failure. We replaced the master cylinder with the level sensor from Honda. The low fluid level and logic light remain on. With the scan tool I can read fluid level (low or normal). The scanner indicates the...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L suspension VIN: 4S2CM58W4X
Thanks for any help,when you accelerate the Rodeo you get a clunk from the rear of the car,and when you stop you get the senation that the body is moving and the chassis has stopped,i also noticed selector for the four wheel drive moves up.The motor mounts are...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L VVT Solenoid VIN: SAJHX1047X
When vehicle is at idle no noise present. In gear as soon as engine rpm's are raised above idle, engine makes a rythmic rattling noise similar to a lifter. Noise comes from left front timing chain area near VVT solenoid. Noise disappears when VVT is unplugged,...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L compressor VIN: SAJDA01C5Y
we have this jag in and the customer complaint is that a/c would not come on. pressures are good when we jump the compressor. When it arrived this morning the a/c was turned on and the compressor came to life and it got cold to 35 degrees. after sitting we sta...
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1985 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 5.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1JCNJ15N2F
I am at my wits end on this one. The vehicle would occasionally stall with customer. After it had cooled down it would start right up and run fine. I checked the carbeurator and the fuel lines after I finally got it to stall with me and they would actually be ...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13112
This vehicle sets repeated code P0102 for a low MAF input. Voltage to the computer will drop to 1 V and stay there under all conditions. Tapping of the sensor would cause a noticeable change in engine performance. Following All Data diagnostics always leads to... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass Air Flow Input Low)
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1247X
We got this from another shop. first charged dead battery and engine would not start. CEL on and checked for codes. found P0335 and P1884. P0335 crank sensor. tried to get to wires but ordered new part instead. After installing new part we had the same thing n... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor), P1884
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E5M
Car was towed in as a crank no start. Don't see many Lexus', this is a good customer so we thought we would give it a shot. Car cranks good, has no spark or injector pulse. Turn key on and do not see a check engine lite. Scanned for codes/data and could not co...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L ant. mast VIN: JT6HF1OU7X
hey yall,this things gonna make me drink. Put in a new ant.mast Now the dam thing won't seat all the way down. If i push it down it wont come uo on its own. Good cust. bad car. thanks
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1979 Lincoln Mark V 6.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 8Y89A91406
Guys I just bought this 79 Mark V. It was shipped down to florida from tn. Driving the car home it left me stranded on the side of the road, felt like it ran out of gas. Towed it to my shop, where she started up withj no problem. So I went through the car, new...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM9749K
I have this vehicle that will not inflate the front struts, the compressor works and air does pump threw dryer. I tryed manually inflating the struts and still will not move. the car is literally on the ground. I check the height sensor arms on the fronts and ...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L coolant VIN: 1LNHM87A51
Customer complained of overheating, towed vehicle in. Found evidence of leaking, all injector seats had standing coolant, bleeder on top center of engine leaks, however no sign of coolant blowing out onto decorative engine cover. Pressure test, no signs of ovb...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 1LMHM87A63
Just looking for help where to look. i have seen that a misfire in mode 6 will cause the throttle body problems per other postings. I have no misfires in mode 6 presently. thanks in advance I will try to get more info latter. Trouble codes: P1744, P2104, P2107, P2110, P2112
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L no mil light VIN: JM1BJ2226X
I replace pcm with a mazda reman. and the same thing happens. 02 sensor look like they mimick eachother and have a new cat. Why is a code set but not turning on check engine light and why is no pending codes not setting the code this is really baffling me. ple... Trouble codes: P0420
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA90D1L
This is my car, (used to be the wife's, now she drives a Lexus) I don't drive this one much and it seems it doesn't like to sit. The car runs great' doesn't exibit any drivability problems at all. The problem I'm having is it now sets 4 codes after driving sho... Trouble codes: 5 (O2 sensor), 12 (EZL pressure values), 17 (O2 shorted to B or ground), 18 (Idle speed air valve)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Unknown VIN: WDBHA22E7S
hi need some assistance from all you mercedes techs. This c220 came in for a p1700 code we tested the upshift delay valve and it did not hold vacume. We replaced the valve and drove the car for a day, seemed fine. The car came back with the same code. the cost...
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1994 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 4M2DV11W3R
Vehicle came in with a hard shift from 1st to 2nd. Engine performance was very poor, vehicle would go into severe spark knock, refuse to accelerate and frequently die. Replaced TPS. After replacing throttle position sensor, vehicle engine performed normally. N...
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer LS 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AJ36E13
this little lancer was just bought fron used car lot.dies on road and towed in,next am jumped in and started right up. brought in shop and scanned for codes,found p0335 ' crank sensor - p0340 cam sensor. checked tsb,s and found they had a problem in the sensor...
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1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D8Y
This car came to me in October of last year for a no start. Cylinders were washed down and fuel in oil. Customer declined repairs due to milage and gave me the car. As with many of the fix archives said to put oil in cylinders, change plugs, change oil. Car ...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUJT68E82
Thanks for all the replies, I have not yet received an authorization for the repair due to customers $$$. But we did find out that it will need a new tcm, the tcm is in the trans, also the output speed sensor is part of the tcm. So we do feel confident this...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAAM3339X
after evac and recharge , compressor began making noise replaced compressor and reciever,problems solved. thanks for the input, this help is invaluable
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM634OY
TURNS OUT THE VANOS GEARS NEEDED TO BE TIMED. (THIS LITTLE FACTOID WAS LEFT OUT OF ALL SERVICE LIT. EXCEPT AUTODATA.) AFTER SETING MAIN CHAIN TIMING THE CAM TO CAM TIMING GETS SET WITH THE TEETH OF THE INTAKE VANOS GEAR EXPOSED 1MM AND THE EXAUST GEAR IS SLID ... Trouble codes: 18 (exaust cam sensor).
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L horn sound VIN: WBAAV33461
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABS53482
THANKS TOO ALL THAT REPLIED- CLEANING THE EGR PASSAGES AGAIN SEEMS TO BE THE TRICK.GREG AND CREW
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33464
thank you guys for everybody that took their time to reply, the car needed the catalitic converters replaced, especially after all that oil burning ended up there. thanks again Trouble codes: 0411 (secondary air system incorrect flow), 0430 (catalyst system efficincy below threshold banks 12).
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1992 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HR53LXN
thanks for all the help, We got many replies. We tried a new pcm and it did not fix the problem. we checked tps good and no vats problems. I decideed to go back to what we origianally suspected and replaced the new crank sensor with an a/c delco unit. L...
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1993 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1G4HY54I92
first thanks for the twenty replies all were great and most hit it on the head,,the harmonic balancer was at fault,,she purrs like a kitten,,,once again iATN ROCKS...
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1992 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L info.center,fuel guage,power windows,abs &ck.engin VIN: 1G6EZ13B4N
SORRY GUYS DID'NT KNOW WHERE MAXI FUSES WERE HIDING BUT ONCE I FOUND THEM,(UNDER PLASTIC COVER I FOUND MAXI FUSE ROTTED TO BOX ITSELF PULLED IT OUT CLEANED OUT INSTALLED 60A FUSE AND CAR IS BACK TO NORMAL! THANKS AGAIN TO ALL WHO REASPONDED!!!
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L oil level light VIN: 1G6KD54Y1Y
Thanks for the replies. Sorry for the delay. I guess I was missing something during my diag. It turned out to be the switch. This heat must have been getting to me or something. Keith
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L starting circuit, fuel curcuit VIN: 1G1YY3183J
You guys are the best proof that Mechanics are Great peaple. Ordered the kit from painless wiring and installed even though it says only for 91-95 vehicles. as long as you can find the injector wire at ecm, no problem. Vehicle starts everytime w/no security l...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L temp gauge VIN: 1GIFP23E9M
thanks to everyone that responded to my help request. the problem came up to be a missing lower air dam under the car. we installed one and problem solved.
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1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GFCCS19ZS
truck is fixed thank you for the many replies and advice.Klaus,from S.C.got me to thinking about the common test light check.I was testing at the fuse box and underhood w/the test light,but not at the pcm.I guess I was concerned about a ground problem and not ...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GC1S67X9T
Sorry i should have posted this different. I just wanted to add to our archives for you guy's. The truck was repaired and all is well. Re-read the post and you can understand the repair. Trouble codes: P0122, P1122 (tps), P1406.
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L extended crank VIN: 1GCGK29J9V
What to thank all that replied, It turned out i have a leaking fuel pressure regulator, replace with a new one and so far so good. thanks again.
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13R9X
I want to thank everyone for their quick responses to my help request. A couple of people told me I should do a running compression check, so I decided to do a regular compression test and then a running compression test. All the cylinders were very close to...
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK52841
cleaned debris out of lines and valves all replies helped in the diag of this carcleared codes and ran evap test returned car to customer at no charge Trouble codes: P0441.
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 3GNEK13T62
Thanks for the replies and it is more my fault for not doing basics before posting but I was thinking in the wrong direction. I replaced fuel filter and cleaned intake and rail as well as tried a MAF after finding no evidence of the newer intake having fault ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0174 (lean), P0300 (random multiple misfire).
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Control VIN: 1GNGS13S33
Replaced Mode Act. The guys a the chevy dealer said I would have to reprogram the vents.This wasnt the case and the act. fixed it!
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Misfire VIN: 2G1WF52E64
Thanks again for all the replies. Mostly everyone thought as I did that I had a vacuum leak that I couldn't find. After some convincing of my boss and the customer we decided to take the lower intake off and see. There was no evidence of a leak but after re...
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1996 Chrysler all .0L all VIN: WE23445667
Thanks guys i will check all of these and see which is best for my job,Thanks again.
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1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L Stall VIN: 4BEAU52N2V
What a fool I am. I should have targeted map sensor 1st. I had this brain fart that it was throwing false map from engine stall. I replaced map sensor and bingo FIXED. I've been struggling here lately short handed. Brain is in over load mode. Thanks for h... Trouble codes: P0106, P0303, P0304.
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16ZXV
Replaced Canister & cleaned lines out again, added an Inline fuel filter to prevent charcoal from going twards engine area, I'm also checking every 3k for sign of a repeat failure of canister. no reason found for failure of first repair. If problem returns I w... Trouble codes: P0441 (evap no flow).
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L security VIN: 1B4GP44G1W
a new bcm and pcm fixed this vehicle. So i had to have chrysler program it.
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Control Head VIN: 2B3HD46R5Y
Thanks to Jusus from Cali, Greg from Penn, and David from Fla for your replies. We did have power and grounds to the control head and ended up replacing the used BCM with another used BCM and it worked great. The first one must have been damaged in an acciden...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF26C02
Thanks to both Daves, Allan and Charles for the help. I was planning on replacing the CEC, but needed that extra kick in the pants to replace a 1000.00 part that was new- I towed the truck to another dealer, they flashed it and I have driven the vehicle 250 ...
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1990 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L odometer VIN: 1FAPP6040L
Thanks everybody.As soon as i recieved info about the gear that goes bad in the cluster i remembered replacing them in the past. Parts are ordered. I`m sure it will fix the problem. Thanks again.Len
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Ping VIN: 1FTHX25G7N
Frist let me thank you for the ideas.We replace every thing but the ecm still had ping. Jasper gave us another engine we still have pinging. Found if you retard timing to o degrees it will go away and runs good.Id like to fix it right but i have 30+ hours in ...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N8P
Well, after much looking at this thing, I asked the shop owner if they had done the basic engine diagnosis and he said that they started out by looking at the codes. So, I went back the basics and found that the engine had low vacuum when running, less than 1... Trouble codes: 332 (117 -), 117.
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX25H8V
i would like to thank all that replied all of your insight was helpfull. sorry it took so long to close but no one on the planet had that ECU! larry from virgina is awsome! he told me contact ecudirect.com at 1800-685-1925 for the ECU and they were able to fi...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1726V
thank's alot for all the replies, the problem is the computer
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR11V9X
It was wrong injectors. Thanks for the info guys or I would still be scratching my head. Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2).
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTSE34PX5
well after ohming out wiring harness from cam sensor to pcm and crank sensor to pcm purchased new pcm programed and installed pcm truck fired right up road tested and returned to customer thanks again
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L leak VIN: 1FDXE45P15
Thanks all for your replies, this was an information only posting. Barry Trouble codes: P0404, P1335 (egr).
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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L 1-2,2-3,3-4 Shift VIN: 2HGEJ2233S
I had re-adjusted throttle cable by loosening cable all the way then tighten until slack was removed.I drained trans fluid twice and added honda AZ1 fluid and I feel it is still shifting a bit higher than should but the shifts are very smooth and drives great....
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58Y44
Hey All, Thanks to all that replied.Since this was a returnless system all the junk ended up @ the # 2 injector.Flushed rail and fuel injectors,decarbon,clean maf sensor,and reset fuel trim.The POS runs pretty good.THANKS AGAIN ALEX J. Trouble codes: P0302.
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L engine VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
Thanks to all who replied. Recomened engine replacement however Cust. just bought vehicle 45 days ago and does not want to spend any more $ on it. So its on the back burner for now. By the way thanks Bill for the link to gates site. wil;l b e very helpul in th...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBFA63E7S
After more testing of the right front abs sensor we did a pin out on the wiring harness and found the harness had an open circuit between the control unit and the sensor at the wheel. Ordered and replaced the harness and threw in the sensor for good measure. T...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L mil shift interlock VIN: 4JGAB72EX1
thanks for the replies. as was posted by many, my gut said to replace stop lamp switch. but w/o a stop lamp code, i was hesitant. i just havent seen (up till now) a benz needing a stop lamp switch that didnt throw a stop lamp code. with the switch less than ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN4OJ73
Thanks for Sean,David & Glenn for their replies. Even the gas cap look good ,but we replace it since the leak was too small to tell where without smoke machine.We're thinking about bying one when we will have more evap code car come in. Customer call us back a... Trouble codes: P0456 (evaporation system leak detected very small leak).
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