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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L abs VIN: WAUML44E14
After bearing and speed sensor were replaced with oe equipment the signal is restored. The new problem is that it keeps throwing a 00290 left rear mechanical malfunction code. I am unsure were to go with this because mitchel and alldata give limited informatio...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L transmission VIN: WBAAM3340Y
trans is a 5l40e has no reverse and no codes.
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L abs / parking brake VIN: WBAGL63422
We replaced the rear pads, rotors and rear brake sensor, flushed the brake fluid system and test drove the bmw. Upon test drive found the ABS light, Parking brake light and "parking brake malf." message in the DIC. Followed the reset procedures found on a prev...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L HVAC control head VIN: 1G4HR52L6S
Hey Techs, I could really use some help with this one. I have this buick which is one of our techs and he is having a heck of time with. The HVAC control head won't power up and the blower runs constantly. This has steering wheel controls and duel climate cont...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Cuts out
This car will die intermittantly;;leaving from a stop. Scanner says that a code E52 has been set,Checked all ground connections according to all data as well as power circuit.Then cleared codes and retest only to happen again.I changed the fuel pump thinking i... Trouble codes: E52
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1999 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L No Start, no pcm data VIN: 1G6KE54Y8X
ok cadillac gurus, i need your wisdom... i have this cadillac that came in on the hook. customer thought it was the fuel pump, so i checked for psi,had none. so i checked fuses, fuel pump fuse was good, jumped the relay and had around 55psi. got the above code... Trouble codes: P0462, P0603, P1189, P1599
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6JD54V21
Ok Gm techs, This is very intermitant. Cyl 8 and 6 have misfire history in the 2000-4000 range. cyl 2 and 4 are in the 50-300 range and mayjust be as a result of the major misses on 6 and 8. My fuel trim shows adding 34% at the freeze frame for the p0300 but o... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DM56N03
Car turns on mil light. Reduced power message comes on. Car will barely move under thses conditions. Only code found is p0700. I can unplug and replug throttle postion sensor to regain power,but mill light stays on. Trans will shift hard and no codes are found... Trouble codes: P0700 (tcm request mill on)
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1995 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GBHC34F0S
Fuel supply pump works when cranking and full voltage is supplied to it(separate input during crank) and engine will idle for a while. However, while driving, it will stall- probably because voltage is too low (7.7 VDC measured across the connector pos and neg...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL52M9S
this car was towed in for died and cranks no start - died while driving down hywy - has no spark and no injector pulse - tested all crank and cam sensor and all have signal - have power and ground to module, replaced module three different parts due to all sig...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1442S
This little chevy is driving me nuts. When you step on the gas going up hill the engine behaves like is has a weak coil or low fuel pressure. It bucks and back fires out the intake manifold. The fuel pressure is good, and I replaced the fuel filter, I install ...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS19X1V
I could use some advise on this one. 1997 Chev S10, has sat at our body shop for a couple years. I bought it and am trying to get it running again, it did run and drive when it came in. No spark, fuel pressure, fuel pump relay no fire, fuel gauge reads high on...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GNFK16R1W
Hello All, We have this Suburban that pulls to the right and the brake pedal will dive to the floor if your going less than 15 mph. We replaced both front calipers and replace the right front wheel speed sensor. We checked all lines and rear drums and shoes an...
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GNDX03E5W
98 Chev Venture. Low coolant level light comes on. Coolant is full in rad and reservoir. Replace sensor. Light out. Customer drives for 2 days, light back on. Repeat. 2 days later, light is on. Coming back in tomorrow. Any insight on which direction to tackle ...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GNEC13R7X
cyl 2 is still missing . when you start cold it runs fine after a few min it starts if you kill it and wate a few some timek it runs fine all day till next cycle .i did see fuel teims st 1 128 lt 1 128 st 2 130 and when missing lt 2 142 to 153 %st 1 0 lt 1 3 s... Trouble codes: 302 (cyl 2 miss fire)
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start
car came in for a no start. scanner shows no injecter pulse but rpm. no timing advance. does not appear to be security related. no tcs. tries to start every once in a while then it shows a momentary pulse width then quits. guessing crank sensor. never seen thi...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L not sure VIN: 1GCHK24172
a few months ago this truck had injectors go bad and replaced under warranty by gm.truck was picked up at dealership and when leaving would not go over 45 mph on highway.returned to dealer and picked up next day running much better.since this repair truck has ...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Engine VIN: 1GCGG25R72
ATTN GM techs, we are looking for an oil consumption problem on this low mileage van. There are no signs of leakage. Runs normal, no smoke. It is using about a quart in 300 to 500 miles. The van is used by a local electrician and rarely sees any highway mile...
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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L ignition VIN: 2G1WW12E94
the original problem was when you put the key in the start position it feels like it goes in all by it self like something is controlling it now you have to hold the key in the start position for about 10 seconds before it actually cranks and starts. i underst...
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L int. lights VIN: 1C4GP64L9T
hello everybody names gary i have a small probelm this van int. lights stay on so i checked head light switch and unpluged it and light still on so i unpluged bcm and again lights stayed on but i have no way to check the bcm so if anybody has a way to test bcm...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Stall VIN: 3C3EL45H6V
After the engine gets hot the car will spark knock real bad. It will eventually die and not restart. Both O2 sensors will be stuck at .86 volts. The injector will be 1.9 - 2.1. I did a hard reset of the PCM (battery disconnect and holding the terminals togethe... Trouble codes: 13 (MAP sensor), 51 (Lean), 66 (no body CCD communication)
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1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46J9W
Greetings all great tech of the IATN!! First off, let me apologize for the following very long post...but i want to be sure you have enough info to be able to offer help...nothing agitates me more than reading a 2 liner with next to no info, sooo...too much i... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermitant loss of cmp or ckp signal), P0700 (transmission fault)
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Gages, odometer, speedometer, AC VIN: 1B4HR28Y9X
The dash will either steadily flash and pulse odometer and gages or just do nothing. The AC is inoperative. My scan tool(mentor) says there is a mod hard fault code but with no id number. Anyone have any ideas on this one. I've just checked the basics-fuses an...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L heat vent VIN: 2B3HD46R0X
Hi Guys, We have an Intrepid that does not throw heat. I can switch the heater control to cool and the a/c works but when you switch it back it just blows cool. It does not appear to be a blend door problem. The heater hoses are 145 going into core and 140 co...
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AG42GX1
Hi, Car came in for a 90k service. Car was running ok. Replaced timing belt, balance shaft belt waterpump, spark plugs etc... Start cat after repair & noticed misfire on cylinder #3. Recheck all timing marks, swap ignition coil, injectors, perform compression... Trouble codes: P0303
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2002 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L lock up VIN: 1B4HS28N51
thank you in advance for your time and affort to help me out with this one. this truck came in with the engine light on, customer said that previously the o/d light was flashing. i did check for codes and p0740 was present, the fluid level and condition were o...
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2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L cv joint,transmission VIN: 1C3ES46C71
hello group once again i need your help on this 2002 neon,the problem on this car is engine vibrates when you accelerate from stop just like a clutch chatter but this has automatic transmission i thought by replacing the transmission mount and engine mount wou...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Lifters VIN: 1B7HA16N12
Vehicle came in for SES light, found code p0302, had lifter noise in that area and had problem on cylinder 6 previously with a collapsed lifter. Pulled the plug on cyl. 2 and found the center electrode and ground strap burnt up completely, replaced the plug, r...
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1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L can't fill fuel tank VIN: 1FAPP15J2P
hi guys!! i have this ford escort and the customer complain is that she can't fill the fuel tank to the top(full) she can only fill the tank half way and then the pump shuts off. i got the fuel tank down and checked the hoses and i did not find any one clogged...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A1R
I have a ranger that sets a 223 code,also misfires under load.It will not miss at all in neutral.We did put a new ignition module in about a year ago.I have seen about 2 of these trucks all my life.any help would be great. Jon Trouble codes: 223 (Loss of Dual plug input control)
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FTHF26F2S
Vehicle came in running very rough and setting codes listed. Common burnt wiring under valve cover at UVC harnesses and valve cover gaskets. Connectors at main harness to valve covers from PCM and IDM were also badly burnt. Replaced all components and engine r... Trouble codes: P1292 (High side short to ground or power-left bank2)
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L TCC lock up VIN: 1FMNU43S8Y
The TCC is being grounded by the PCM all the time. As soon as the truck is put in Drive the engine stalls. reverse works ok. I cut the wire for the TCC at the computer and the problem went away. This is the second computer in less than a week to do this. we de...
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L TCC lock up VIN: 1FMNU4358Y
The TCC is being grounded by the PCM all the time. As soon as the truck is put in Drive the engine stalls. reverse works ok. I cut the wire for the TCC at the computer and the problem went away. This is the second computer in less than a week to do this. we de...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start
Thanks in advance for the flurry of help I am sure I will receive from the excellent techs on this site. I'm at the beginning of my career, so the more information I can get my hands on, the happier I am. NOTE: I will update with a VIN when I get to work tomo...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Fuel Guage,window,ABSlight VIN: 1FAFP53U81
Customer states that vehicle has died on her coming up to an intersection. We can't get it to dup. We did get the guages on the vehicle to act up. When you hold down the power window switch the fuel guage spiked, the ABS lite on and the low fuel lite came on. ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L gauges inop VIN: 1FTNW21S81
I have a 2001 F-250 that is blowing fuse #19. I have unplugged the cluster, the trans OD Switch, with no change. I have check wiring all down the column and where the harness comes around the shifter bracket into the fuse box. Cust stated he just had trailer w...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMVU03142
the truck stall only when you turn at a very low speed (like pulling out of a parking slot) or when shifting from drive to reverse. some times it dies when you are making a slow turn (20mph) Trouble codes: P0320 (engine speed input circuit malfunction)
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2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53VG7
hello guys, i have another problem child,this taurus is driven by one of the city workers if he leaves it idle for about 5 minutes it will stall out.it always re-starts and as long as it is not sitting idle it runs perfect.there are no codes and a wiggle test...
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1994 GMC C3500 HD 6.5L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1GDJC34F4F
hi everyone, i have this 6.5l desiel that had a missfire all the time in the shop. using mastertech i performed an injector bal. test and found cyl. #1, #8 not working, so i removes glow plugs and did a compression test on those two cyl. i had aprox. 350psi. s...
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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC14W9T
Truck came with complaint of Check Engine Light comes on And Missfires. Road tested w/scan tool. No missfire & light not on. Bank 1 sensor 1 is switching fine but freeze frame showed Bank 1 Sensors 2 & 3 at 99%. Sensor 3 is before cat & 2 after cat. Fuel press... Trouble codes: P0143 (02 Low Voltage Bank 1 Sensor 3), P)300 (Multi-cylinder missfire)
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start, Hesitation, Low Power VIN: 1HGED3548M
Hi , guys ! This thing really driveing me crazy , customer complaints about intermittent no start ( although I could not duplicate it ) and also low power and hesitation . This is an OBD I vehicle so it has no real means of checking engine data . Was able to r... Trouble codes: 16 (Fuel Injector Curcuit Problem)
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1998 Honda Accord DX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCF8642W
Hi felow techs dis Honda giving me hard time.I replace O2 sensor B1 S1 same code come back check all wiring from PCM to sensor OK replace PCM same problem. All parts from Honda dealer. Trouble codes: P0135 (B1S1 heater circuit)
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1998 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJW34M3W
This vehicle will turn MIL light after about 100 miles same code all the time. P0442 small evap leak. I have changed the canister close valve and the purge valve, the gas cap and the charcoal canister. Code still comes back. I have smoke tested the tank ( I di... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak)
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L R/R Window VIN: SAJD01N61F
Right Rear power window motor inop, no power to motor, benched motor moto pops my power probe fuse going in the up postition, alldata wiring diagram sucks, any ideas. The switch harness the yellow wire has +b and the \'slate\' and gray\' wires become +b with u...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L blend doors VIN: 1J4HR58N05
not cold enough on passenger side blend door moving full motion when controled by passenger control also have removed motor and manuel tested
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2002 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L engine VIN: KNAFB16182
This vehicle uses oil, 1L to every 1000km's. It has started doing this over the past 4months. I have had the owner record milage and litres added for the past 3 months. No leaks are evident, compression is at 190psi, specs are 205psi. Spark plugs are clean, pc...
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2004 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFE121X4
hello from 10,000 feet, this one has me pulling my hair out, reoccuring code po449, all info available says ecm not reading enough pressure in fuel tank when monitored, replaced plugged evap canister 25k miles ago and fuel pump 5k ago (pump was bad, low fuel p... Trouble codes: P0449
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11EXP
Hello all, need your help on this one. After finishing the tune-up and VC gasket replacement got a nasty misfire on this car. It feels as if the car is only running on 4 cylinders. We reinspected the tune-up parts that were replaced and even swapped back the n... Trouble codes: 24 (Intake air temp sensor), 31 (Air mass meter signal)
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM82W0V
Hello fellow techs, I have a 1997 Lincoln Town Car here that belong to the Bosses sister. It has a the MIL on with codes P0171 and P0174 and has a hunting on start up and will go away after about three to five minutes. I have checked for vacuum leaks and fond ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0174 (system lean bank 2)
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Cooling Fans VIN: 1LNLM97V4V
The vehicle came in over heating, thermostat was replaced and cooling system bleeded now over heating is fixed. I disconnected the battery in order to replace the thermostat. cooling fans are turning on at 215 degrees and turning off at 210 degrees. i guess it...
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3532X
Got this Miata that I have few questions on. Has this P0402 that keeps coming back. So far I have pulled the Egr to check that the passages aren't clog, check the EGR boost sensor, and MAP sensor. The passages don't seem to be clogged when we pull of the EGR a... Trouble codes: P0402, P0300
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L battery VIN: WDBGN70J5Y
got an interesting problem here. have this benz with a dead battery. the problem here is that the manual trunk lock cylinder is broken and will not open the trunk. any ideas about getting into the trunk another way?? tried a jumper box into the lighter with no...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L transmission VIN: WDBLK70GX1
Does not recognize any gear selection. Have had this problem before & replacing the plate in valve body solved this problem. Not this time, any help?
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L charging system VIN: WDBUF65J23
this charging system seems to check ok except for the diode check,less than 500 milvolt, i think that alt is bad, but not convinced,no concrete signs, am i missing an other test that will give me more information,also we replaced rear brake pads but cannot res...
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1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L drl VIN: 1MELM53S0V
Hi all, this Canadian Sable has daytime running lights and they flicker at all times. The local Ford dealer isn't local, so am unable to get any information from them. Please give me some info on the module, and if anyone has seen this problem, if it might be ...
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 2MEFM75W6W
It should be noted that this car was parked by the customer three weeks ago. The car was left for that time period. It ran fine before parked, but upon trying to start the car again... no crank. Of course vehical was brought in because it would not crank, sus...
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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.8L Flywheel VIN: 4A3L35TX7E
I am installing a clutch in this vehicle with 7000 miles on it because the dealer wouldn't warranty it.The center of the disc was ripped out of it, so it was definately driver abuse. It has a two piece flywheel and they move very free of each other. Is this no...
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L speedometer VIN: 1N6SD16Y0S
This Nissan pickup came in in August with the speeometer dropping to 0mph. Trouble code was 14 VSS circuit. When the speedometer failed the odometer and all other gauges worked properly. I could get the speedo to work again by depressing the odometer reset or ...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L control arm bushing VIN: 5N1ED28Y51
customer had purchased 4 new tires. had noted old tires were wearing unevenly. recommended an alignment be done. upon setting up vehicle on alignment machine noted camber out of adjustment on both sides. could not adjust upper control arm bolts as both upper c...
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1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.8L engine VIN: 1GM24WC45H
heyeveryone. i have this 98 olds intrigue. came in with a coolant leak. found water pump leaking. replaced and car ran fine. didnt overheat. cameback this morning towed in and would not turn over. tried turning by hand and the engine will turn over about halfw...
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1998 Acura RL 3.5L light on VIN: JH4AKA9663
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP AFTER REPLACING THE SEAT CUSHION IN THE PASSENGER SEAT WHICH CONTAINS SENSORS IN IT WERE ABLE TO INTIALIZE THE SYSTEM AND THE LIGHT STAYED OUT
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L wheel bearing VIN: WAUML44E14
Aftermarket bearing installed did not have the reluctor wheel inside of it. After oe bearing installed signal is returned. thanks for all the help
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1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L leveling VIN: WBAGC8318K
We have decided to put the regular struts on this car and bypass the self leveling. sorry for the long delay in closing .
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1991 BMW 318i 1.8L Ins. Cluster, Blower Motor VIN: WBAAJ9318M
Fixed! Thanks to Jason from Australia, and the rest for your input. Reply 2 of 3 From: Jason from Australia Date: Sep 26, 2007 1:57 AM Try replacing the fan speed resistor. I replaced the resistor and switch, installed a new 7.5 amp fuse and sent my cust...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L compressor VIN: WBADT63412
This 530i is fixed! Thanks to Erik from Texas, Scott from Missouri and Gene from California. As Scott said the sensor on receiver/drier behind the right headlight was the correct sensor (although the code description on mi MODIS said Pressure switch). Alldata ...
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Differential VIN: 3E54S58950
all good info.STILL TRYING TO FIND PROBLEM. cant find why solus says w\sped dis- yes all speed sensors are working.
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L a/c compressor VIN: 3GYEK63N33
Thanks to everyone for your help.Turnes out that I had 2 issues.the high pressure sensor was bad.Replaced sensor and got compressor operation.High pressure went up to 450 psi before I shut compressor off.Fan clutch was bad as well.Replaced fan clutch. pressure...
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1991 Chevrolet S10 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCCS14R5M
Injectors were the wrong flow rate. I pulled the injectors and found two different part numbers. (I have yet to identify the manufacturer of these units) Suffice it to say that they are not Delco or anyone else I am generally familiar with. A pair of reman inj...
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L motor VIN: 2CNBJ13C1Y
Thanks for all the suggestions. The new motor mounts arrived today and after installing them the vibration is gone. While the old mounts were not "broke", they did feel soft what I would describe as mushy, new ones stiff and tight. Without iatn I probably w...
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2005 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L instrument illumination VIN: 2G1WH52K75
thanks for the help. turned out to be the switch melted down and took out the wiring. new switch and pigtail fixed it.
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GBJG31U35
Thanks to all that replied. After pulling our hair out on this one, listening to what help I recieved, I said I have to be missing something simple. We too service a fleet of these vehciles & have seen most problems. So I started to retrace our steps. The ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Engine Misfire).
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L battery light on VIN: 3C3EL55HXX
thank you all for your valuable imformation the battery temp sensor was the root of all evil
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1989 Dodge W150 5.9L Stall, FLOODING VIN: 1B7HM16Z0K
Some times the obvious looks me right in the face. Most of the replies noted the codes for map and cts sensors, and all seemed to agree these very sensors could cause the symptons. I install a new map sensor and cts sensor, so far no new codes have been set a... 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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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L rough idle, P0301 VIN: 1B7HF13Y3V
Thanks to all who replied. Upon removal and inspection of the valves we determined that the exhaust seat was leaking on one side in #1 cyl. We ground the seat, replaced that valve, lapped the rest of the valves, and reassembled the engine. The truck runs fine ... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X7W
I replaced the ecu problem fixed. I appreciate all the help. my gut feeling on this one was correct. thank you to all who answered. Mark
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2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HG2AX11
Thanks for all who offered advice. I finally had to cut my losses on this one. Checked the TPS on my lab scope and it was fine. Monitored the TCC with lab scope and it never dropped out when the truck was acting up. I did see a funny glitch on the 3-4 shif...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1MELM50UXV
Thanks for the replies. The WOT wascaused by the TPS. After fixing that problem I still Had the trans problem. The customer opted for a reman unit. So I really can't add much about what the actual problem was. The car is fixed. Thanks
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15V1X
First of all, just want to say thanks for all the input from everyone. After discussing it with the customer on all the input we recieved, we pulled the engine and sent it out to the machine shop. They found the following: 1. Bad valve seats on 3 exhaust vale...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L altenator VIN: 1FMPU18L6X
Would like to thank everyone for there help. Did all tests that was suggested. Think i can call this fixed. What I found was the lg/r wire terminals werenot making a very good connection so instead of spreading them back went to the local radio stack got a ...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTRW08L92
Installed new power relay. Have been driving it for twwo days.Thanks bill for info and thanks for rest of replys. Trouble codes: U1262 (testing and results).
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP34UX6
Thanks to all who replied. I intalled the updated tranmission vent and haven't heard back from the customer. So I am considering this one fixed. Again thanks for all your help. iATN is a great advantage for technicians.
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2001 Geo Tracker 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2CNBJ63411
Hello: Michael hit the nail on the head when he suggested a vacuum leak of some sort. Several others noted a real possibility of cam timing being off a tooth on bank #1 noting fuel trims following that theory. This is a 3 chain timed engine. I put the smo...
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L long crank/hard to s VIN: JNKCA21D5T
the cold crank up fuse was missing. we had checked for blown fuses but went rite past the open slot for this fuse. Thanks for all the replys. This site is great
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1999 Infiniti Q45 4.1L expansion valve VIN: JNKBY31A0X
Thanks to Paddy and Robert, Both advised me that this model uses a variable displacement compressor and that they have seen this condition before with them. I replaced the compressor last week and spoke to the customer this a.m and it is still cold.
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L spark knock VIN: JNKDA31A22
All information received was very helpful.We suspected MAF problem as well but wanted an additional opinion.Customer has decided to trade vehicle in.Thank you for all the replies.The King. Trouble codes: P0507.
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2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L failsafe engine mode VIN: SAJDA15B9Y
Well, here we go again. When customer learned that it could require spending some serious money to fix this and that I couldn't predict exactly how much or guarantee results, he is now considering trading it in. Of the replies I received, the most informat... Trouble codes: P0121 (TPS A range/performance), B0121 (No information).
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L clutch VIN: WMWRE33423
mornin' gentlemen.well, this mini is down the road.i recieved 6 replies,5 of witch were helpfull in that they put my mind at ease about doing this job.i bought no special tools.like every body said, its mostly just a lot of nuts and bolts, of note is that the ...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: JN8AR05Y5V
Thanks for the replies, we have determined that the way this truck runs is a normal operation, the system trying to save any motor dammage from over reving. The throttle position switch is correct also.
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D4Y
Well after checking everything you guys said I ended up ripping half the dash apart to find a connector not plug in all the way. The connector was for either the cluster or the tcm. Thanks for the help.
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2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51AX3
As Jeffrey suggested, problem was at the fuel pump assembly. There was a small fracture in the plastic next to O-ring. It was impossible to detect with the vacuum or small pressure from smoke machine.I had someone to blow into the tank from the evap canister h... Trouble codes: P0442.
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1964 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88 390CID Heater Core VIN: 844M251966
Thanks To All Who Responeded,I Called A Bunch Of Local Radiator Shops Because I'm Always Nervous About Buying Stuff Over Internet.After Talking To Radiator Shops Found Out They Were Just Ordering Part Over Internet And Doubling Price (They Qouted Me Around $90...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62COS
This is a used car which we have not had time to work on recently. We did send it to a shop with a Tech2 for the TPS idle releasn procedure which eliminated the code 80, but not it is coming up with multiple codes, communication errors, so going to have to te... Trouble codes: 80 (TPS Idle learn procedure incomplete).
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1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass GL 3.1L compressor VIN: 1G3NB52J1X
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED.AS I SUSPECTED,IT IS PROBABLY THE CONTROL HEAD IN THE DASH,BUT THE CUSTOMER DOES NOT WANT TO GO ANY FURTHER AT THIS TIME BECAUSE SHE IS UNEMPLOYED.SHE SAYS AS SOON AS SHE IS BACK TO WORKM SHE WILL SCHEDULE AN APPT TO CORRECT THE IS...
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1988 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HY54C2J
ITS ALIVE!!! thanks to all who replied. the module was the culprit. replaced module and coil pack as an assembly and she purred. fuel pump still weak but cust. wants to recover from this bill b4 we go to town on it. again, thank you all for this valuable ...
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1999 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L head VIN: 1G2JB1245X
long story---when I originally pulled the head I couldn't find anything wrong with the gasket however it was badly warped. the machine shop couldn't find parts as it needed some work-I advised the office-ie service writer-that the head should be pressure check...
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1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L starting VIN: WPOAA2993V
Well, we think this car is fixed. customer picked up the car 2 weeks ago and has not called back. we replaced the clutch switch and now the car starts everytime. I am still not sure why the immobilzer light in the clock does not work. Customer is happy, so are...
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1992 Saab 9000 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CR55B7N
We find car had bad crank sensor and replace the crank sensor car start right up. Fuel pump work ok also. Thanks to every one giving us that infomation. We get 13 replies that all said bad crank sensor.
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1989 Sterling 825 2.5L ac control VIN: SAXXS84A64
Well This baby is gone we were able to find a replacement contol head out of Kentucky and it worked. Thanks for your help
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6859T
Sorry to all but customer has not returned for me to test out all of your good ides I apologies again for not getting back with you all sooner Thanks Ken Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR Flow insufficient).
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
I would like to thank everyone for your replies on this one. The fix on this one was to replace the canister assembly (again) and to be safe replaced the gas cap. So far have'nt heard anything from the customer so I can assume it is fixed. I road tested it the... Trouble codes: P0446 (evaporative emission control system vent control malfunction).
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