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2007 Acura MDX 3.7L key fob VIN: 2HNYD28427
this is my wifes car. it has two key fobs they both lock and unlock the doors but only one keeps the memory for the nav. system the radio presets and the clock. the other one will lose the correct time and nav. info everytime the key fob is used to lock or unl...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L trans range indicator VIN: WAUEA88D8T
thanks in advance im not very sure about this but my indicator for transmission is on showing that the car is in park neutral reverse drive all on i have a code of oo293 multifunction transmission range switch un plausible signal and 00526 brake light switch f...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Radio VIN: WAUCB28D9X
Hi Audi tech. We lost the code on this radio after disconect the batterie and we ask the customer for the code and he don't have it. We call dealer and want to charge me $100 dollar to put code on the radio. Any body know if any other way to get the code. Radi...
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1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L persistent fuel odor VIN: XXX2769743
This car has had a persistent fuel odor for the past several months. At first, it was an occasional whiff when the car was cold. It is now gotten much worse, although it is still intermittent. All rubber fuel hoses have been replaced relatively recently, and ...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L air bag VIN: WBACB4324S
i have done numerous key and cylinder/housing replacements with no issue [...] we are only as good as our last job). although i always had the ability to check codes if there was an issue. i have checked and rechecked all connections. checked "[...]"...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Remote Transmitter VIN: WBABJ6325S
Hello Group, Customer puchased new transmitter for keyless entry and needs it programmed. Does anybody know the procedure to initialize a new keyless entry transmitter? (This is the 3 button version which is NOT a part of the key) Thanks in advance, Mike
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L limp homemode VIN: WBAGJ8328L
vehicle is going into limp home mode intermittently. can not feel any trans problems when problem occurs. code are 120 undocumented code and 132 gear monitoring 2 have inspected valve body and no debris in pan. EGS was replaced no change trans works fine till ...
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAEW53422
BMW techs, We have a 330xi we think has 2 problems, but are not sure. The car came in with a dead battery of which the customer says he left the lights on but the fuel pump/s run with the key out of the ignition for 10-15 seconds, then shuts off for 10-15 seco...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K9V
This car has the light on and the misfire counter shows #4 misfiring. i can barely feel a miss in engine. when it is of of idle, the counter does not show miss at all.noid flashes on #4 I suspect the injector driver because of the code but cannot pinpoint the ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P1200
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L lf window VIN: 2G4WB55KX1
hi folks, have this buick here with repeated lf window burn out just wondered how long the express down stays energized before it clicks off. this one stays on for six seconds. seems long to me. motor draw goes to 20 amps with the motor stalled for six seconds...
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1992 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L compressor VIN: 1G6CB53B6N
My question is there a known problem with using freeze 12 in the old r-12 systems using the original mineral oil as I've had 2 compressor failures using freeze 12 but they were both on very high mileage cars.
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L No Start, inst. cluste quits VIN: 1G6KY52983
this car will intermitantly not start due to vehicle theft deterent system then will start up, then the instrument cluster will just quit working some times driving down the road then will come back on line can not duplicate in the shop no other driving or run... Trouble codes: P1602, P1604, P1626
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Theft System Problem VIN: 1G6KD54Y2W
Hello techs, I have a 1998 Cadillac DeVille that displays in the message center "Theft System Problem Car May Not Restart". But the car starts and runs everytime all the time. The vehicle has the Pass Lock II system with the key pellet. Not the Pass Lock III w...
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1994 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 3.1L Condensate leak VIN: 1G1JF34T2R
Thanks in advance for your help, guys. This is my wife's car. The carpet, particularly on the passenger side, gets VERY wet when the car is driven with the A/C on. I have removed the rubber elbow on the engine side of the firewall where the drain pipe comes ou...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19R7W
engine was running fine, no codes washed\degreased engine started backfiring,did major tune up plugs, wires, cap, rotor,fuel\air filter, misfire\backfire gone engine back running fine, but code 1345 ckp\cmp correlation problem now intermittently pops up i susp... Trouble codes: P1345
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 87CEC14ROX
Hi all This truck came in with cil. 2 and 7 not working so I changed the cap and rotor- no change. Cleaned inyectors and tested on bench and all work even. Scaned and no codes appear. Changed the plugs on 2 and 7 . Checked compresion and is oK for the Ks the t...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Automatic Door Locks and Loss of Key Fob Memory VIN: 1G1YY32G4X
Hello to all we have a 99 vette that has a problem with the automatic door locks and a "loss of memory" on the key fob. We have used new fobs with the same rusults, works for five to ten minuites then nothing.We can reprogram as soon as it stops working,works ...
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2001 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L active handeling VIN: 1G1YY32G01
I HAVE A 01 CORVETTE WITH A INTERMITENT CODE C1287. The scaner i am using is the snap on brick wich does not support some of the test in the diagnostic charts . The owner of the car also says the cruise control wont hold after a couple of miles. Wich i have no...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L speedometer VIN: 1GCHK23G21
Hi everyone, This truck came in with a speedometer not working. All other gauges seem to be fine. We checked for a speed signal from the speed sensor and that worked fine. (It displays the vehicle speed on the scanner, but not on the speedometer.) We have repl...
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2002 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS 5.7L Oil Pump VIN: 2G1FP22G12
I have an LS1 motor that at idle oil pressure drops to Zero. When the RPM is increased to 2000 pressure increases to 40 which is within spec per the GM service manual. I have verified that the gauge is correct. The oil pressure does not linearly increase with ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Braking VIN: 2GCEC19T44
truck came in with soft pedal, test drove fond that the pedal would ingauge have way down and as coming to a stop would go to flour no leaks found, no air in system no codes and speed sensore are working we have been trying to correct this for 6/8 months what ...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3CEL45HXTT
This car will not pass state inspection because CEL is own. The car belongs to the son of a customer. The son is attending a local technical school for automotive repair. ( I will smack him later.). As you can see from list a lot of parts have been thrown at ... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire 5 cylinder)
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1989 Dodge W150 5.9L Stall, FLOODING VIN: 1B7HM16Z0K
Greetings Dodge techs, This project is a bit of a head scratchier. The vehicle will intermittently during warm up run so rich, black smoke will pour out of the tail pipe, and load up with so much fuel it will stall. The only way to get it started after this sy... Trouble codes: 25 (idle control motor short detected), 34 (speed control vac solinoid), 52 (rich condition), 22 (coolant volts low), 13 (map sensor)
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1990 Dodge Daytona 2.2L No Start
daytona shelby towed in for "shut down while driving,would not restart". checked for spark,fuel pressure 52psi,timing belt, all o.k. checked for map, tps, o.k. has trouble code 53, internal ecm problem. noticed injector pulse 43ms, koeo, and does not change wh... Trouble codes: 53 (internal controller problem)
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1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Backfire on WOT VIN: 1B7GG23X8N
This vehicle is driving me nuts... Intermittant misfire upon initial start, then smooths out (like a partial flood/leaky injector), but ok at other times (reach in touch the starter, fires right up). 60% of the time runs fine for about two km's, smooth, accel'...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L fans VIN: 2B3HD46T3V
This car came in with blown head gaskets, verified by chemical block check. The heads were repaired, pressure tested, machined, installed with factory gaskets and thermostat. On road test car runs half way on gage and engine runs well. Returned car to customer...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7KF236XX
Engine scan test showed only the one code. Cleared code and it did not return. Problem took awhile to show up, but what it does is: throttle goes flat around 1900 to 2100 rpm. It dosen't do it all the time. It will not do it while in 2nd gear or while holding ... Trouble codes: P0126 (injection pump timing out of range)
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7HF26Z5Y
Hi All Dodge experts This pickup has been cutting out ocasionally and the Message NO BUS appearing on the odometer. After a while it starts again. I changed the CKP because that was the most common problem I found on Internet but to no avail. I have been told...
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2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7GG16X72
This truck came to us from another shop, original complaint to them was lack of power and backfire, they did a valve job ( thinking sticky valve ) and magor tune-up, "same troubles", I road tested and confirmed complaint, I found # 5 injector wire broken, pcv ... Trouble codes: 305 (cylinder 5 miss fire)
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1992 Eagle Talon 2.0L timming belt VIN: 4E3BT64U2N
i did not replace the belt tensioner & belt again when the head came off the seconed time because it seem to look good. note : the costomer has a after market turbo & a after market electronic fuel management system on the vehical but the fuel management syst...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, no fire on #1 VIN: 2FMDA5142T
hello ford gurus, this one has got me. the van is a friend's of the family, they said mil came on on a trip to the mountains and have recently had a tune-up done at the dealership. P0301 was present and freeze data showed 94% engine load, so i'm thinking wires... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire 1)
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMDU34E2V
I Have asked tech line and even ford thay do not have answer why it dont work. the owner said got in and turn key and fuel gauge dont work. With all new parts I have put in It sould work. On sender wire we can see volt age of 1.45 volts when key is on. we test...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L 4x4 high range to low range VIN: 1FTEX18L6W
the transfer case will shift fine from 2x4 to 4x4 high will not shift from 4x4 high to 4x4 low has any one had this before or any ideas i thank you now for any help this one has got me baffled thanks again
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Coolant flow VIN: 1FAFP52U3W
Thanks for taking the time to read this. We bought this car last October and serviced it for resale on our car lot. It had been driven during the winter with no complaints. Now as we head into fall, the car has no heat. The car is driven daily about 150 miles...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34E4W
Thanks for your time- This explorer came in no start, no spark, no injector pulse. Threw a crank sensor at it, no change. Scoped for crankshaft sensor signal at ecm and camshaft sensor signal at ecm and both appear to be ok. Checked ecm for proper power and g...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L altenator VIN: 1FMPU18L6X
Well vehicle is back with the no charge. we tested the altenator again with same results along with the battery. This is the situation , with the vehicle first starting the alt gives out nothing for exactly 1 minute. after that the vehicle will charge 14.6vdc ...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAKP1138X
Hi Friends. this car got towed in to us, customer said he drove up to a stop, and engine died, would not restart. we checked for spark, fuel pres and injector pulse, all seem good. pulled and replaced spark plugs, old ones were black, looked carbon fouled. tes... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor ckt. malfunction)
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
This is a calif calib diesel. it has a glow plug moniter system. The spec says 35amps+ minimun on cold start. we have 60-65 amp spikes on both banks on cold start, but consistently kicks out p 1395-6 codes immediatley. have volt dropped to firewall connection,... Trouble codes: P1385, P1386
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L headlites VIN: 1FTRX18L5Y
I have never had a problem like this, so I ask you what could make the head lites stay on after shut down on auto postion. turn them to manual & they go out as they should. owner said he heard a relay clicking one time. Is this run by the BCM? I know they hav...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Lean VIN: 1FTNE24L9Y
Checked this vehicle for fault codes using IDS & for any software updates. We have had this condition for about a year and cannot find the root cause for the lean condition of bank1 & bank 2 will eventually set. We had a misfire in cylinder 3 replaced all the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Exhaust Bank 1)
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2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU84P8Y
Vehicle has what feels to me like an intermittant misfire. It only 'misses' when TCC is applied and under a load. Most pronounced at 45-50 mph up a slight grade...TCC applied and modest load. Vehicle will 'miss' until it either downshifts or TCC disengages..th...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1UB87230E4
We have this 4.0L Explorer Sport in our garage and it's being a pest. Fuel and everything checks out ok. Tune up parts are good, filters are clean and clear, no vaccum leaks. We replaced the mass air flow sensor, and still we have the same problem and it seems...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L theft VIN: 1FAFP53U62
vehicle came in as no start, theft light flashing. pulled code b1602 pats received invalid fmt/key cd. flow chart says to retrieve all keys from cust.i did that and still would not start. replaced transceiver still would not start. fordtriedto reprogram module...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Blowing fuse#17 VIN: 1FMZU73K53
I am trying to help fellow tech Truck was blowing fuse # 17 intermittenly truck was returned today now fuse is blowing all the time! Alldata is showing 2 relays on circut for batttery saver and acc relays unplug both no change would like to know what else is o...
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L brakes VIN: 1FTYR10U84
truck came in with no brakes and no fluid in cyl. found right rear wheel cylinder leaking. replace cyl , triied to bleed system, but could not get rear brakes to bleed, looked for proportioning valve and dont see one in system unless located in abs unit. had a...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU62K54
Vehicle came in for regular oil change, Tech recomended a Induction service. After service P0106 and P0401 set. Ran vehicle down highway 10 miles to clear out any remaining chemicals, Cleared codes and delivered vehicle. Customer returned week later same codes... Trouble codes: P0106, P0401
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Steering VIN: 1FTWX31P15
This F350 Single rear has a shake at 45 and 65. Shake will change with direction (IE turns lane changes etc). Feels like A front axle shake. All tires have been balanced twice and rotated around vehicle to find shake. It will occur in 4 and 2 wheel locked or u...
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U56
Customer just purchased this vehicle, Complained of high idle 1100rpm. Desired idle is 704. Hit throtle and idle hold at 1500rpm for 8 seconds, then adjusts to 1100's. With ac on it dropes to 920's Inspected vehicle, Found 2 unpluged O2 sensors, unpluged knock...
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1995 GMC Safari 4.3L engine VIN: 1GDDM19W1S
hi guys and thanks in advance for the help this one came in with a long crank (10 to 15 sec.) before starting, then surging after started. then on shut down it will start right back up but surge about 4 times then settle to a good idle let the vehicle set for ...
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1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L heater system VIN: 1GKEK13R8V
Customer said no heat coming from duct work verified checked temp at heater control valve with temp gun 179 but noticed control valve is shut all the time disconnect solenoid for heater control and it heats great but all the time does anyone know if they had a...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Stall at stops VIN: 1GKEK13R8X
Vehicle came from another shop that replaced engine. After that codes P1345 and P0300 appeared . They worked on it for more thant a month trying to get rid of these codes, stalling at stops, kickback on hot restart. Cam and crank sensors have been replaced by ... Trouble codes: P1345 (ckp/cmp position correlation), P0300 (Random Misfire)
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2002 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: IGKEC13Z92
Vehicle runs great. Imtermittently the "SES" light comes on and goes off. We are getting code PO332 (low voltage). We can't find any information or flow chart on Mitchell. Is the solution to pull the intake manifold and replace both of the knock sensors? Trouble codes: P0332
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2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 3.5L blower motor VIN: 1GTCS196X5
hello out there in iatn land. my customer's fleet truck will intermittently loose blower operation on ONLY speeds 2 and 3!!! when we recieved the vehicle, all systems worked good. replaced the blower motor resistor/module because it was cheap and easy and ofte...
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L engine VIN: 1HGCG5641Y
we put a timing belt on this car (job went text book) and now the customer states that car has a noise at low speed, low rpm that wasn't there before. as near as i can here it's a low, kind like wide open throttle on 4 barrel noise, not very loud though. all b...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L brakes VIN: KMHWF25H42
Hello to all. I have this hyundai that has a lack of braking ability and by that I mean we cannot get the front brakes to lock up. The brake pedal is fine, high and hard, no travel, but the cars wheels will not lock up. The proportion valves seem to be doing t...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM85B73D02
This vehicle came into my shop with the check engine light on. Customer also stated that when they put fuel in the car, they would have a hard time starting the vehicle. They would have to try 5 or 6 times before they could finally drive off. It doesn't matter... Trouble codes: P0449 (EVAP Canister vent solenoid)
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Misfire VIN: JACDH58W2R
thanks in advance . this vehicle is missing on the left bank . we have good compression 120 psi .good fuel pressure timing has been checked multipul times,spark is good , all injectors tested ok,all are firing . cam shafts are aligned properly [ checked key al...
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1999 Isuzu fusofe 4.0L trans VIN: JW6AAEIH5T
looking for some shop manuels on these bigger truck transmissions straight drives. CD 's or book? thanks Don [...]
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Orvis 4.0L door locks radio,center command center VIN: 1G56YHI865
has anyone had electrical problems with theses jeeps before anyhelp thanked ahead of time.
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73384
car came in with misfire on number 6 cylinder, in taking car apart found plenum flap broken on number 6 cylinder replaced plenum and plugs and wires, put back together same problem. removed plenum again checked compression on number 6 cylinder had 80 lbs, numb... Trouble codes: P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire)
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B03
Thanks for the replies. Many suggested that the dealer cannot look up the part numbers for the pins and this is correct as far as my local VW and Audi Dealers go. And be wary even if they assure you that the connector housings come with the pins as they may no...
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1992 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G4BT5372N
I performed all tests that were sent to me. I eventually put on a Carquest fuel pump and had same problem. I then removed fuel pressure test equipment from TBI unit and vehicle runs properly both cold and warm. Must have been a restriction in testing equipment...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L abs VIN: 1G6DM57764
Thanks for the help on this. Joe [...] hit it on the head. Fix the wheel speed problem and the service brake assist message will go away. Sorry about the delay on the fix but the customer was busy and could not let go of the car.
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1990 Chevrolet P30 Step-Van 7.4L no power VIN: 1GDKP32N1L
HELLO-THANX FOR ALL THE REPLIES-SOME WERE VERY HELPFULL-IT TURNED OUT TO BE THE FOUR PIN CONNECTOR GOING TO THE DIST. NOT HAVING A GOOD CONNECTION IN THE DIST.-WE FOUND ANOTHER CONNECTOR AND RE PLUGGED IT IN AND THE WHOLE ENGINE IDLED BETTER AND IT REACTED TO ...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC16Z33
Well thanks to all for the ideas. The valve spring was bad on #8. The problem with #7 must have been because of the miss on #8. Thanks again to everyone. Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, 4 cylinders dead VIN: 1GCEC19V04
Hey guys! First of all thank you to everybody that took the time to think about this one. Turns out it was the right bank front 02 sensor. When the problem occurred the 02 would slowly bias lean, causing rich condition on all 4 cylinders. Only thing is the fue... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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1995 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1P4GH44R45
thanks alot to everyone that replied it ended being a crack flywheel replaced it and alls well thanks again
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1997 Dodge B3500 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 2B5WB35ZXV
I JUST HAD TO PUT THIS ONE OUT THERE BEFORE I GO TO IT FIRST I SCOPED CAM & CRANK WHICH WERE FINE THENSINCE IT WAS ONLY HAPPENING IN REVERSE I DISCONNECTED ALL ELETRICAL CONNECTIONS TO TRANNY WHICH DIDNT WORK THEN I REMOVED CONVERTER BOLTS FROM FLEX PLATE WHIC... Trouble codes: P0320, P1391.
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L drivetrain VIN: 1B7MF33D4W
WOW, i didnt realise this was such a common problem. thats why IATN is such a great technician network. thanks to all that responded i really appreciate your input. a new set of " made in USA" rear brake drums fixed this vehicle. the price was almost double fo...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Shifting out of Park position VIN: 3D7LX38C46
Thank you for all the help. As Jay and Chris experienced the problem was that the ball on the shifter paw was too hard to push in. We installed a new valve body which fixit the problem. I spoke with the parts department at our local Dodge dealer and had them a...
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18237
the last time the truck would not start, put noid light on injector connector and had an intermittent pulse, then put it on a coil connector and was pulsing regularily, disconnected C1 connector of pcm, checked asd wire to tipm- good- reconnected connector and...
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1985 Ford F-250 5.8L ignition coil VIN: 82FTEF26G3
vechile had over charge problem when hot went to 19 volts replaced regulator also found 2 poor grounds typical for problem also thanks all for your help
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N8K
First off I want to thank the folks that responded with all helpful information. 17 in all. After reading several of the replies I went back and just rechecked everything. I had power to the side tank fuel pump, but just out of curosity I did the headlight te...
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1991 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHX26G8M
The customer has not been back for us to perform any more diagnosis on the vehicle. I got quite a few replies saying to check the frequency of the MAP sensor. If he comes back I'll post more detail to the fix.
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15Y1N
Thanks to all the great replies.Installed ford oe egr valve and sensor,seems to have fixed the problem.Aftremarket stuff just isn"t up to par.And again thanks to all for helping.
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L harsh 1-2 shift VIN: 1FALP52UOR
THANKS FOR ALL THE SUGGESTIONS. I CHECKED THE SERVO SPRING AND IT WAS FINE.WE SERVICED THE TRANSMISSION AND ADDED SOME LUCAS TRANSMISSION ADDITIVE.IT STILL HAD A FIRM SHIFT BUT IT BUT NOT AS SEVERE.ONE OF THE POSSIBILITIES MAY BE A CHECK BALL THAT IS WORN BUT...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10C6X
LARRY [...] also suggeste...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V4X
Finally fixed! The problem was the fuel injectors. The biggest problem was the one we replaced on #2 cylinder. It was the wrong injector. The parts supplier sent me an injector for a regular 3.0L and not a 3.0L flex fuel engine. Also there was 1 other injector... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2 Cylinder), P0301 (Misfire 1 Cylinder).
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L warning lamp VIN: 1FMCU04121
Hello again everyone and thanks for the 3 replies. I changed oil in this truck when I replaced the oil pan gasket and I put 5 w 20 motorcraft brand oil in the truck. I contacted a local dealer and checked in a repair manual and it also states the same as the ...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMPU16L13
Thanks to all that took the time to chime in. Larry [...] hit the nail on the head. Upon closer inspection the inertia switch had melted the connector and power was back-feeding to the fuel pump relay. I Soldered in a new connector and replaced switch. Fired ... Trouble codes: P0232 (Fuel pump secondary electrical circuit fault).
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge VIN: 1FTSW31P13
After 9 good replies, and one bad one,(It does not matter why the customer dislikes ford, thats his business, not mine), I fixed the truck. The replies included EGR , turbo and programing issues. first I pulled the Egr, it was clean and free, next I pulled t...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L srs VIN: 1HGCG1650Y
drivers side air bag sensor bad replaced problem solved
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL38726
Thanks to everyone that replied!!! Many of you were aware of a TSB for faulty brake pads that are most likely the culprit in this problem. Printed TSB off Alldata w/wty. claim info #'s and gave to customer to pursue with Honda dealer. (Just a reminder...she ha...
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1987 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L steering VIN: SAJAV1345H
all replies said to check the rack. jacked up car and started vehicle, no movement of rack or anything loose. Did notice that the right front inboard brake pad was worn excessively. I believe there is a caliper problem but customer not ready to address proble...
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT8VK13TON
AS I SAID EARLIER, I WAS WAITING FOR ANOTHER TRANS TO SHOW UP. WELL IT DID AND THE VEHICLE DRIVES AND RUNS GREAT.SO I CAN ONLY SAY THAT IT WAS SOMTHING LETTING GO UNDER LOAD IN THE TRANS. I WISH I WAS A TRANS WIZ SO COULD TELL YOU ALL WHAT THE ACUTUAL COMPONE...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L ridw VIN: JMINA3518M
THIS MORNING A FORD ESCORT CAME IN WITH ALL NEW TIRES AND I SWAPPED WHEELS AND TIRES TO THE MIATA THANK GOD THEY FIT ANYWAY IT ROAD NIGHT AND DAY DIFFERENCE// WITH ONLY A SLIGHT SHAKE NOW THANKS FOR YOUR HELP
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1999 Mercedes-Benz c250 2.5L poor power VIN: WDB2100232
Thankyou for the help the end problem was the airmass meter. Fault found to be airmass meter out of range once i replaced the meter the merc started to run well after a couple of kilometers. The air massmeter must have leaned the ecu off. Trouble codes: P1615, P1481, P1470, P1630.
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L overflow VIN: 1MELM55U2V
I have found the problum it did have a cracked cyl. head. The leak would only show up after the engine was warm. it took about five minutes with the die to get a reaction. I dont have a five gas. but being patient with the die I was able to get a slight reacti...
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L circulation VIN: 1MEFM53S0X
Thanks for all the help! The problem ended up being more than 1 thing. First thing found was the radiator was plugged very badly, externally. Radiator was replaced and that did help but still would bubble out tank after idling after long drives. Thermostat ...
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1994 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AJ46G9R
Customer called after I sent in the help request and was going to scrap the vehicle. I don't know if he actually did or not, sorry
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
While waiting for replies I contacted a technical hot line service. What I was told is that the only good way to test that EGR valve was with the dedicated Nissan scan tool. The valve is duty cycle controlled. Their suggestion was to open the valve while ... Trouble codes: P0400, P0420.
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1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon 5.0L Hard Start VIN: 1985OLDSCU
Carb did not leak, fuel pump was new... We put a check valve (one way valve) in line and the problem is GONE !!! We did find that the pickup was modified (for whatever reason) this may have caused the drain of fuel lines and carb. Thanks to all who take the ti...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NES2T4X
Thanks everyone for all the help I recieved. It seems like I fell for the oldest trick in the book, I believed that a new part must be a good part. The coil cover had an internal misfire between cylinders. I replaced it and the misfires went away. The car is ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G8JW52R5Y
first thanks to all who replied;i was looking for some reinforcement for my origional thought and got ,yes the crank sensor appears to have fix the unit... iATN rocks. Trouble codes: P0335.
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2001 Saturn SL1 1.9L 2-3 shift VIN: 1G8ZH52801
Thanks to the 3 who responded. One response said to have the computer reflashed. Two respnoses suggested driving to have module relearn. I chose to drive the car. After about 30 upshifts and downshifts through each gear, the relearn seemed good and I gave the ...
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1986 Toyota Supra 3.0L heater VIN: JT2MA70L5G
Thank you for all responses. We decided to flush out all the coolant & replace it with water. The customer has driven the vehicle for two weeks now & says the problem is solved. We now have the heater core on order for replacement.
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2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L radiator cooling fan VIN: 1NXBR32E94
WEll we found the problem. Found that there was 12 volts from the 30 amp fuse to relay # 1 but that the 10 amps voltage shared on fan relays # 1 & 2 was missing at the relays. Found break in wire near inside fuse box Black and white wire and repaired. Dama...
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