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1998 Acura RL 3.5L light on VIN: JH4AKA9663
car came in with srs light on, scaned for codes and found 15-3 we replaced the module in the passenger seat and checked ground and wiring, then we had another code 5-1 and we replaced the srs control module, and initilized the system after each procedure. also...
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA57644
Hello Thanx in advance to all that can reply this acura has miltiple misfires on all cylinders I checked timing belt ,compression and fuel pressure all goood removed egr valve installed block off underneath it same thing what else will make this thing misfir...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L ABS Module/Angle Sensor G202 VIN: WAULT64B32
When the vehicle came in we found a fault code P1425-Angle Sensor G202. We checked the wires from the ABS module to the sensor (which is located under the rear seat) and got a reading of 2ohms in each wire. The problem we are having is we cant find enough info...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L head light blinking VIN: WBAAM3332X
hi tech.i have this 1999 bmw 323i.4 door low beam zenon lights blinkig koeo or koer.charging system check out ok.no axcessive ac voltage.volts ages at low beam zenon as folow.grren/blue battary voltage.brown good ground 20mv.yelow/green ref. yellow/blue battar...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L cylinder head VIN: WBAEV33482
Customer stated that his son was just shifting into 4th gear and it just quit. We checked for broken or jumped timing chain and all is in time. We ran a compression test and found 50lb on one cylinder and the rest had none. I MEAN NONE. The cams turn and every...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Unknown VIN: 3G5DB03E52
Customer states at times nothing works radio locks up,loses head lights,no power windows.We just installed A new BCM a week ago.are there any other problems with these vehicals? Jon
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1991 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L a/c panel VIN: 1G6CB53B2M
car came in no display on a/c control panel or fuel data center and loss of instrument cluster.pull in shop to which cluster worked,but ac and fuel did not.tested grounds,data wires,signal,all seemed good wondered if anyone has run in to this thanks!
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G1YY0785G
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help...this vette is being a pain in the rear.This car has a distinct miss under load. when just cruising its fine but when you stab it its very noticable. im not sure if its spark or fuel thats doing it...it feels ...
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1990 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2GTEC19K6L
had p044 lean o/2 /surg at idle with extented crank/ tested o/2 worked ok- fuel pressure at13psi good flow had rough idle cold. found bad intake gasket,engine would smooth out when spraying small amount of carb cleaner by intake to head, seepage of coolant out...
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1992 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS14A4N
TRUCK CAME IN WITH STARTING AND TUNEUP PROBLEMS. CRANKS LIKE TIMING IS TOO FAR ADVANCED,RUNS CRAPPY. TUNED UP WITH CAP, ROTOR, PLUGS,[WIRES OK]AND TRIED NEW IGNITION MODULE.RUN AND STARTS NO BETTER . CHECK CODES )NONE,CHECKED DATA AND FOUND SPARK ADVANCE READS...
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY23P4P
Vehicle starts and stalls or no start at times. All voltages and grounds ok. Sometimes vehicle has no communication. and will start on any key code. Trouble codes: 41 (ccm)
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1GNDU06L4S
weak or no spark at cyl #3&6 coil pack replaced ign. module,coil pack,crank sensor & cam sensor checked plugs and wires ok. will a computer cause this problem ? another shop installed a new harmonic balancer
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1WW12M0S
Well this is my first post on IATN, So be gentle. This Car has me stumped let me give a breif explination of what I know and what I don't. The car develops a bad miss only when hot and only just above 2000 RPM that is not in the ignition system, I never loose ...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L turning wheel at stop VIN: 1GKEL19W5S
this vehicle has hydroboost and is tight when turning at a stop.checked front end and removed shaft from colum to box ok could box be problem ? also is awd thanks
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: IGNDT13W9T
Hi all. Thaks in advance. I have this Blazer thaat was towed in as a no start. The fuel pump was bad, we replaced with Delco and new filter. It has a miss in it that the customer says was there before also. It is a light miss at idle, enough to show on the mis... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire)
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19KXR
any help appreciated, running out of ideas, am suspicious of aftermarket ecm & sensors as none of the parts are gm , had customer bring in all original parts he changed. idles very rough at idle driving down road seems fine no hesitation or surging. Trouble codes: 28 (trans press switch manifold problem), 35 (idle aircontrol motor problem)
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GBJK34JXW
The vehicle came in last week after it had stalled on the road. Diagnosed bad fuel pump. This vehicle has the dual tank setup with the balance pump and module that controls this the fuel sender was bad in this so the rear tank had a half tank and the front was...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC1247W
Hello eveyone,first time asking for help. crank sensor broke off in block,besides pulling oil pan, does anyone maybe have some tricks on getting this out it almost came out,but now is flush with block. 2.2 nightmare. thank you
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Radio VIN: 2GCEK19T2X
Hi everyone! What really sucks about this one is it's my own vehicle, and without the stereo I can hear all the rattles!! Long story short, after 8 years my battery finally dies, I replaced it and have no idea what the theft-lock code is for the radio. Is ther...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16T63
This vehicle was scheduled to come in for the door locks intermittingly cycling on and off while driving over bumps. It never made it in because on the way to the shop it died while driving. It was towed in and the next day I checked it the battery was complet...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4CTY5HUJKI
has anyone got this code for 1 of these sebring 2.5 any help thanked ahead of time.sarts up fine seams to drive great power all there run it running temp after about 25 mins a half it bucks under load especialy with ac on,going up hill and will soon stall and ... Trouble codes: P1296
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, loss of power VIN: 1C4GT64L5X
This is another one of those odd ones. The van runs fine with light throttle but not so much with heavy acceleration. It doesn't bog as bad as a plugged exhaust usually does but does rev slower. I found my fuel trim staying at 0% and my O2's at .06 on one test... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH46R8Y
car came in with ck engine lt on and speedometer not working.tried to get codes with 3 different scanners.says no communication so was not able to get any codes.checked all fuses ok.at the obd11 connector there is power on one of the wires.wanted to know if an...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L engine VIN: 3C8FY4BB21
Thank you up front one and all! This car has an engine noise that sounds like a very worn pulley or bearing going out that seems to come from under the valve cover. It is noticable at idle but is real bad around 2000-3000 rpm. The noise changes to a rattle upo...
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1994 Dodge Caravan 3.0L shift shaft VIN: 2B4GH2530R
After replacing the oil pump ring and gasket, the shifting shaft did not rotate. It seems that the some parts poped out inside. This problem possibly happended when taking out the oil pump. Is there any simple way to fix this problem without disassembling the ...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1B7HC16Y8V
hello to all that read this. truck came in to shop cust complate lack of power. test drove truck and had bad miss on cyl #5 #7. scan codes p0305 p0307 p0306. miss comes and goes hot cold no real diff. ceck all normal this did not find any falts with any thing.... Trouble codes: P0305 (miss fire on cyl 5)
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1B4GT54L62
vehicle came in with grinding noise from transmission and vibration at approx. 40 mph. customer also stated that vehicle will not go up a hill. found tcc code in tcm. pulled pan and found large chunks of metal. replaced trans with dodge reman. vehicle still ha...
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1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X7W
Engine stalls intermittently, both hot and cold. Customer states sometimes the vehicle will not restart; he said one time he waited 20 minutes and then it started. It cranks fine. I've not had the problem occur when I have had the vehicle at my shop. Scanned v...
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3F146XXX
replaced 02 because it was not reading correctly plugs because of the skipping coolant temp because of high voltage loads up fuel at idle even though code is set because system is lean with scanner hooked up closed loop will not stabilize goes 15 sec-249 sec a... Trouble codes: 0118 (ect volts high), 0171 (system lean)
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no power VIN: 3B7KF2362X
under hard acceleration there is no power and white smoke comming from the exhaust Trouble codes: P0720
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L timing chain VIN: 1B4GP44LXY
Just wondering if anyone has ever seen one of these 3.8s ever snap a timing chain. I've never seen one even with 200,000 miles and more. If so, for what reason?? Any info would be appreciated.
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Starting VIN: 2B4GP44321
We towed this vehicle in after it was stolen and then recovered . vehicle was a no crank/no start.Steering column was broken. We could not start with screw driver like the thief that took it, Would not jump at relay or starter, We found that the starter was fr...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SXT 3.5L engine noise VIN: 2B3HD56GX4
Looking for help with a noise. Besides for the normal engine noise, there is a low tone noise that starts at about 1300 to 1700 rpm under load (power stand). The sound is much worse with the drive belt and A/C belt on. The engine is running good, no misfires. ...
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1987 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FABP57UOH
We replaced the water pump on this vehicle due to it "leaking". After we replaced the water pump (Which Included R&R the alternator - verfified the wires are reconnected - R&R Serpentine Belt and Alternator Belt - R & R coolant/Washer Fluid Resovoir - reconnec... Trouble codes: 10 (Snap Throttle)
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1991 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L limp mode VIN: 1FACP5343M
car drives fine when cold,after approx three minutes car will not shift out of 1st gear.the first time cust came in we check'd the n/s switch and found it to be loose.we adj it and car shifted fine.cust drove car for approx 1 month then prob.returned.it has th...
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FALP4440S
This car came in with failed smog. It had a tran's rebuilt about 4 mon.'s ago .This is all the history I have on it.The c/o and h/c will run within spec' then go hi , we scanned it and noticed the inj. pulse width is 6msec. on B1 and normal on B2, 3.5 msec. Ba...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FMDA5244Y
Vehicle was towed in as a no start, possible fuel pump. tested fuel system. no pressure. no spark. cranks over fine. customer states drove vehicle for a short period of time then returned home. went to restart in 3 hours. and it just cranked over, no firing or...
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1993 GMC G1500 Rally 4.3L stays in 2nd gear VIN: 1GTDG15Z2P
hey everyone and thank you ahead of time. the van first came in with an intermitent concern going into limp home mode, if you turned the van off and restarted it, then it would be back to normal. the van came from a tranny shop that "replaced" the transmission...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGK13U63
mil illuminates and dashboard reads reduced engine power. Happens completely intermittent. sometimes 20 times in one trip, sometimes none. Found tsb 03-06-04-032 and performed all relevant diagnostics to no avail. Wiring all test fine at tac and tbi. I relly d... Trouble codes: P1518
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2007 Honda Element EX 2.4L Starting VIN: 5J6YH2779L
How do I program a new key to this honda? I have the originals, customer wants extra key I had made at the dealer, I thought that HDS would let me program a new key But it seems they changed their system again for 2007. since HDS has no access I am assuming th...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S2CM58W1X
Hello Isuzu techs: I have this 99 rodeo 3.2 engine with the right bank cylinders not working. [...] P0203 P0205 and P0300. I checked injectors for resistance and all seems OK. 13.6-14 ohms on 1, 3, and 5. Also 2, 4, and 6 which are working fine have the sa... Trouble codes: P0201 (injector circuit malfunction inj 1), P0203 (injector circuit malfunction inj 3), P0205 (injector circuit malfunction inj 5), P0300 (random missfire)
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stuck in 4th Gear VIN: 4S2CK58W71
Hi folks, Vehicle driven to our shop. Customer's complaint was no power. Found vehicle transmission in "backup mode" or fail safe mode and in 4th gear only. Transmission check light is not on. Found no transmission or engine codes. We can manually shift tran...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X71
Hi everyone. This one set these codes within seconds of starting. I have replaced Ion sensor/module with out success. I have scoped with vantage every wire on the Ion sensor without finding any variation from B1 to B2 or irregularities in the patterns. Has NGK... Trouble codes: P0352 (ign coil b pri/sec malf), P0354 (ign coil d pri/sec malf), P0356 (ign coil f pri/sec malf)
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1989 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JT4FJ87L7
this high mileage jeep came in other day it was a no start customer had changed the crank sensor but still no luck well I tried checking crank sensor for ac voltage which was nill and a signature test with a vantage pro the pattern was almost no movement ok so...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L short VIN: 1J4GZ58Y2K
After installing trans the tech said he broke the crank sensor, we replace sensor and truck would run but not well. after runnig for awile truck got better except when you put it in reverse. It acts like the ign is cutting out. as soon as you put it in any oth...
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1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1248S
I am trying to read codes on the vehicle -- I have a check engine lamp on and can locate the fuel injection fault display unit under the passenger seat but see no LED or disply as Alldata claims -- Am I working on a Euro model or something or is Alldata incorr...
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1997 Lexus SC300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8CD32Z3V
(Code P0401..Insufficient EGR flow) Super nice, patient customer!!! This thing is driving me nuts!! First of all EGR valve would not hold vacuum. Replaced with new and cleaned passage (removed plugs on intake and did a real number!!). Engine now stalls when va... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Flow Insufficient)
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2006 Lexus IS350 3.5L power switch VIN: JTHBE26296
goodmorning, where is the power switch on a vehicle equiped with keyless ignition. i'm replacing a damaged certification ecu and severed/damaged connector and harness. i've identifyed and connected all but four wires, three of which go to the power switch. i c...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C41
Been having this problem for about two weeks now. I have this 626 and it stalls at lights only when cold. as soon as it warms up runs fine. checked all the basics and haven't been able to show anything. If anyone has had this same problem please help, haven't ...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDB1260371
I don't know exactly where to start with this description but the car has a intermittent stall and no start which I can not duplicate although the car did die twice in the shop and started right back up.The car also idles very slow and rich.I may have more tha...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L No turbo boost VIN: WDBEB28D9N
This engine has no power. We determined there is no turbo boost. Further investigation found the waste gate stays open all the time. The wastegate is held closed via a vacuum motor, whereby vacuum is routed through an electronic switchover valve to the waste g...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4Matic 3.0L 4matic operation, hydraulic pressure switch VIN: WDBED90E9P
Thanks in advance! vehicle has 4matic light flashing when started in park and sometimes while driving. have reviewed fix database and inspected transfer case fluids & levels, all ok. hyd pressure at test port on hyd unit is above 250 psi. can activate solenoid...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF20F9V
This car has had an intermittent surge or buck between 25-45 mph since we first saw the car a year ago. Along w/the surge it will set a P1404 EGR malfunction code. The code does not always set, but the surge goes away when it does set. We recently removed the... Trouble codes: P1404 (EGR malfunction)
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1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.8L No Start, No MIL lamp/koeo VIN: 1MELM5041R
Hey everyone, Thought that I had this vehicle fixed on the first attempt,but no such deal. Vehicle came in on the hook, died while driving and would crank over but no start. Initially put scanner on it and found no communication,and the cooling fan comes on lo...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Starting VIN: 1ZWFT61L9Y
Hey Ford Techs!!! I need a little help on this one. It seems to be in theft mode. No power to solenoid side of starter. The keyless remote is not working either and customer stated that it worked the day before the no start. All data led me to scan the vehicle...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L clutch VIN: WMWRE33423
hey guys,never touched one of these before,alldata gives you 11 hours and a list of special tools as long as my arm.question is ,do i need these special tools? am i getting in over my head?don't want to find out after its too late.thanks for any and all input....
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1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AM84J2V
simple request hopefully. i looked where i expected to find ect sensor, could not find it, looked high and low. it is obviously hidden from my view. printed out mitchell on demand diagram, carried it out the car, still could not find sensor. can someone direct... Trouble codes: P0115
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1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G3HN52L4R
Hi all, I have this 1994 olds that only acts up the first 1 to 2 starts each day. It will start then stall after about 1 second. Crank sensor waveform is good, and signal to pcm from module (3x) is good. Signal does not go away until car shuts off (crank stop...
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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L interior lights VIN: 1G3NL55D0S
Vehicle came in for interior lights stay on with engine running, but will go out after aprox. 5 min. We also noted the lights will not go on with door switches, we tried all 4 just key on. The dimmer switch on the dash will only work after the lights have "tim...
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1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass GL 3.1L compressor VIN: 1G3NB52J1X
the a/c compressor comes on and off at random times.when it stays on,it puts out nice cold air.high side pressure is not even close to excessive when it shuts down.it at times comes back on in a couple of seconds after shutting down.evacuated system and rechar...
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1997 Acura TL 3.2L blower motor VIN: JH4UA3645V
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLYS , ALSO BIG THANKS TO BENJAMIN FROM FLORIDA FOR GIVING THE INFO I NEEDED . THIS ONE LOOKED VERY DIFFICULT BUT TURNED OUT TO BE A PIECE OF CAKE . REPLACED BLOWER MOTOR WITH FAN RESITOR .
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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L steady cruise VIN: 2HNYD18661
Several thought the problem could be torque converter shudder, and suggested flushing the transmission fluid. Called customer and he said that had problem was not near as noticeable since we did a routine maintenance service (including transmission fluid chang...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L vents VIN: WBACD4320T
This car belonged to a wholsaler that did not want to spend any more money. I opened the dash vet door manually and the car is gone. Thanks everyone
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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L climate controlm VIN: WBAGK2328W
after much testing we have found that in the "auto" mode this is a normal condition...thanks to all for their input!!!
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGL63462
Thanks for the replies, most said that this motor was under warranty. (engine has a 8-year 100,000 mile factory warranty) We advised used car lot to take it to dealer... They will let us know what happens and I will update this later. Thanks, Dave
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Driveability VIN: 1G4CW52K4W
Well it seems as though this puppy has a few random issues. One being the vacuum leak...which was corrected by replacing the upper intake and gasket. I am still dealing with the original issue however. I am going to chase the EVAP system next...look for some...
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1992 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L compressor VIN: 1G6CB53B6N
Thanks to all that replied.Your input is appreciated.13 of the 15 replies were found to be very usefull.If I wanted critizism I would stay at home!This forum is intended to help the tech's not critisize them.If you have nothing helpfull to say, keep quiet.Than...
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1978 Chevrolet K20 Cheyenne 6.6L Valve Cover Leaks VIN: JF3048JF04
Wow holy cow thanks Guys for all your opinions I am going to close this since I'm sure I will get the leak stopped I really thank you guys for your Idea's They will help every one thanks Again _john
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1991 Chevrolet S10 2.5L No Start, no start, hot only VIN: 1GCCS14A2M
thanks for all your help. i had alot of responses to this one, unfortunately, we could not determine the cause of the problem for sure, and we ran out of time with the vehicle. once again, we want to thank all those who responded, its always a pleasure working...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L looses power VIN: 1GCDT19W8R
sorry took so long, could not get truck back into shop to finish,come to find out, my fuel gauge was messing up. put my digital one on and found low fuel pressure. DAMN! lost alotta time for a stupid gauge prob. replaced customers new fuel pump with gm pump. o...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L self test VIN: 1G1JC5243T
I need to close this request due to the time limit. We have not had a chance to fix this vehicle since the customer has not yet returned but I am pretty sure as most help request have suggested that one of the tone rings will be cracked causing the abs to enga...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Not Sure VIN: 1GCFG15W31
Well I changed the tork converter and changed the filter and it is working great. Thanks for all the help Jimmy
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1CG1G25R11
Thanks to all that replied on this. I went to work today and found the van runs OK again. I went to the left upper contol arm area to check wiring on this van the only wiring harness there is for the trailer brake system. No other wires in that area. I removed...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Theft system VIN: 3C4FY4BB61
Well the a/c relay was sticking and killing battery, went into theft because relay was back feeding in ing ckt . replace ac relay all is fine.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Engine idle VIN: 3CF4FY4BB1
Hello fellow techs. Thank you one and all for all the great replies. Taking the time to help is really appriciated. Thanks especially George [...] for hitting it on the head. As it turns out, during the timing belt install the cams moved a little bit. Its...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L idle only VIN: 3B7MF33C12
Well, I pulled the connectors at the APP and at the pcm and they looked ok, so I installed electronic conductivity enhancer on all the pins and reinstalled. Customer has since made a trip to the west coast from here in central Canada without a problem, so Fixe...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L Lifter Ticking VIN: 1D7HA16K92
Thanks to everyone who replied. We did not get a chance to fix this truck because: the problem showed itself only once in three days and we could not be 100% sure of the source and the owner choose to take it and drive it. We did change the oil & filter and ...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L instument cluster VIN: 1D4GP24R95
THE CUSTOMER ELECTED TO GET RID OF VEHICLE,BUT I DID FIND A SHORT IN THE FUSE BOX THAT WAS CAUSING POS POST TO GET EXTREMELY HOT. WHEN BOX WAS MOVED IT STOPPED ALL LIGHTS FROM FLICKERING WHEN BOLTED BACK DOWN IT WOLD START.FOUND NO CHAFED WIRING.BUT CUSTOMER W...
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L ss3 VIN: 1FAP52U9WA
Thank's everybody for your help but at this time the owner didn't want to have the trans. rebuilt. The problem is intermitten and happens mostly when she is going on the highway. That she doesn't do very often if she comes back I will let you know the result...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L Power steering pressure hose / pump VIN: 2FMZA51U0W
Thanx for the replys, wound up cutting the line with a tubing cutter & cut fitting off with a die grinder. There is a rubber o-ring that sits in a groove inside the fitting that was leaking. Fitting is crimped onto the line so replacing the o-ring and/or fitti...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Fuse 6 CJB VIN: 2FDZ123440
The vehicle has not returned since I inspected it, perhaps I moved a harness ...but I'm really not sure. Another peice of info came from the customer after questioning him, the truck had been in a rear end collision recently so it's likely a harness concern ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L park to drive engagement VIN: 1FMDU73K62
Well, this 5r55e also had a torn or chaffed valve body gasket causing a lag in fwd clutch engagement due to fluid bleed by. The valve body gasket is part of the seperater plate from ford(molded) to it. In the future when I encounter this type of concern, wheth...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Steering VIN: 1FTWX31P15
Thanks to everyone for there help. I did make shake slightly better with calibrating balancer. Customer feels it must be tires and wants to run rest of life before changing tires. So I will see this one again in the future.
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2007 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on
Crankshaft Position Sensor was the fix. After scoping it a second time I saw the signal was breaking down around 2000rpm Thanks again Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction), P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction), P0606 (PCM Malfunction), P0607 (PCM Performance Problem).
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L trans VIN: 1GTHK29153
Client changed transfer case over weekend with a used one and everything works great.Problem fixed!!! Thankyou very much IATN and ecpecially [...] hit it right on.
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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHCF35G31
Well another day in paradise.Ist thing this morning I pulled inst cluster and pulled cel bulb out and there was no bulb in holder.Some one pulled bulb And shorted terminals.Put new bulb in light works.Car starts,cel comes on hook up scanner no comunication,pul...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Surge VIN: JNRDR07Y31
hi all, well this car is fixed. as one replied, there was a recall for the po420 code.took it to the dealer, it was already done once, but they did it again anyway. time will tell. the idle surge was fixed by relearning the idle control motor, also at the dea... Trouble codes: P0505, P0420.
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Accessories VIN: 1J4GZ78S3S
Thanks to all, especially Ned from New York who sent some very good info on these! This is my Mother-in-Laws vehicle so who knows when I'll get some time to check it in the near future. I will post repair when I fix it however. Many thanks!!
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start
Hey guy's sorry there was notr much more info,car was in friday and i did not get to my computer till sunday eve.Thanks for all the input.Car was dropping spark when no-start,intermittent cam sensor failure.The jeep ran fine when it started on WOT,could not te...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L 1st gears VIN: SALNE222X2
the problem ended up being the solenoid...as soon as i replaced it, it worked great. Thanks alot for your help
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L door ajar light? VIN: WDB7GH567D
customer decided not to go further with repair, I was able to verify that all the door switches worked by turning on the overhead lamp,
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2006 Mercedes-Benz B200 2.0L service light VIN: WDD2452332
Well IATN does it again. Firstly many thanks to Peter [...] who gave me the exact procedure. Mercedes have taken the reset sequence out of their manuals as it is very technical.The reset is done in the following steps: 1) Ignition on 2) press t...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Indicator light flashing VIN: 1N4AL11D02
Sorry for the delay,,, been out of town for a few weeks. We replaced the trans controller and the vehicle seems to be fixed. Customer has driven for a couple of weeks with no problems. Thanks
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, Stall, hard start VIN: 1N4A211D65
Thanks to all for the help. The new crank sensor i put in was bad as well...tried a second one and all is well...Thanks again everybody... Trouble codes: P0725, P335, P0011.
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1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, knocks on accel VIN: 1G3HN5312N
This car had an improper adjustment on the crank sensor. I was able to adjust it while the car was running. A little dangerous but it worked. Still can't explain the speedo moving, but the starting/drivability issue is resolved. Thanks to everyone who offered ...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L security VIN: 1G3NL12E41
Customer is still running this vehicle but has elected not to do any repair now, due to the very intermittant nature of the problem. Thanks to all!
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NW14N8P
Sorry about the long post but this system drove me nuts! This is what i have learned.Power from the fuse goes through the brake light switch to the tcc switch.This switch closes in second & third gear putting power to the tcc solenoid. The quad driver module h... Trouble codes: 26 (Quad driver module failure), 27 (2nd gear switch problem).
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WK52J91
thanks to all for the help i replaced the canister vant solonoid and test drove over 100 miles and light is not coming back before it would come back at about 50miles some we have this one fixed thanks for all the help hope i can help you at sometime Trouble codes: P0440.
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2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF58K31
I waited a few days to post this because i wanted to make sure the car was fixed. what we ended up doing was to increase the tension on the return spring on the throttle body. we increased it about a quarter turn. after a long discussion with saab team leader ... Trouble codes: P1260.
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1998 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4859W
AFTER POSTING I REMEMBERED THAT FORD TRUCKS HAD A PROBLEM LIKE THIS I CLEANED THE IAC AN INCREASED THE BASE IDLE THIS FIXED ABOUT 80% OF THE NOISE THIS WAS EXACTLY WHAT ANDY MILLERS RESPONSE SAID THANKS TO ALL
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