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1996 Audi A6 2.8L compressor VIN: WAUJA84A3T
I have a 96 A6 quattro with no current getting to to ac comp. I have checked the circuitry and everything is good until the relay needs to be grounded. That's not happening. I don't have all of the proper diagnostic equipt for this year Audi.[it's an early 96,...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, readiness codes VIN: WAULC68E63
When setting readiness code, test 107= value goes to -25%, and test stays on. test 191 for sec air= test causes engine to stumble, sounds like exhaust leak, but there is no exhaust leak when sec air is not running. Already checked combi (EGR) valve and it is c...
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L Timing VIN: WAULT64B03
Hey guys I need a little help from a 3.0 guru- This car came in after the intrepid owner attempted to change the timing belt on his own. There are no markings for cam or crank positions and he's accidentally moved both! We've never had to dead set time on a 3....
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1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L abs VIN: WBAGT8327T
I have this 96 740 i That came in with abs and traction control light on, We replaced all the abs sensors at the wheels due to them all being damaged. Now the ABS light is off and speedo works good. Our problem is with the traction control light is on. We scan...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L door lock VIN: WBADM6349X
Hey BMW Techs, This should be a easy one for those in the "KNOW". The R/Rear door on this vehicle will not open from inside nor outside. The lock button sometimes goes up with the klicker, but the door will not open. When manipulating the inside door handle I...
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1983 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Hesitation VIN: 1G6AL5782D
Hi everyone. Nightmare car we got into for a very good customer. Started as repair oil leaks, landed up pulling eng, then trans and resealing everything! No more leaks but now has(or perhaps had before??) driveability issues. The issue can best be described as...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L charging system VIN: W06VR54R8Y
Car came in with customer complaining of an erattic no start condition,we did a charging and starting analysis and found the OEM alternator not putting out enough voltage .At that point we replaced the alternator. The car returned after about 1 week with the s...
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1985 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.5L No Start, NO SPARK VIN: 1G1AW35R7F
customer drove in on way in it died sent out service call and it started up after several attempts got it to shop and all was fine ordered parts for baisc tune up plus a fuel pump let it sit overnight and went to pull it in to shop and no start tried spark che...
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1990 Chevrolet C1500 454 SS 7.4L No Speed controller VIN: 1GCDC14N3L
Perhaps someone has ran into a similar problem. This truck has intermittent speedometer function. Sometimes will work for 1 to 5 minutes after a cold start, sometimes won't. Alldata and Motor manuals show same circuit layout. This truck has the old TH400 trans... Trouble codes: 24 (Vss signal)
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W7V
hello everyone i have this astro van with a problem. ive knocking my brain for a couple weeks. van came in running bad and a melted cat converter.i replaced cat converter and rechecked engine. i connected scanner and data stream readings were all over varing u...
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L abs module VIN: 1GTGK24J9V
ecm 1 fuse blew again. scanned pcm & abs, found 1 code, rr wheel sensor. engine runs well. the tech cleared code & road tested. no fuse failure yet. we drove the truck 65 miles & the customer drove it 85 miles before the fuse failed & after replacing the abs m...
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1998 Chevrolet P30 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Vibration/Shake VIN: 1GBKP32Y6W
This is the local MAC Tool man's truck. Has the 6.5L non turbo motor. It has what seems to be a misfire when cold and when it warms up, its more like a vibration that comes and goes in a perfect cycle relative to the revs the motor is turning. Under load it sh...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer Xtreme 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS18WX1
i have this blazer in the shop that keeps showing codes po449 and po452. i can clear the codes but they come back as soon i clear them .i have replaced the fuel pump module and pressure senso with dealer parts.every time i try to cut the vent valve on and off ... Trouble codes: P0449, P0452
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L 2-3 Shift VIN: 3GNFK16T31
Heellpp!! This 4L60E is killing me. Came in w/hard reverse originally. Tore down unit found to be a Serta Unit aready replaced once. Found chunck of brass under rear piston???Rear clutches burned up has been hauling a trailer no surprise. Rebuilt unit put Tran...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GNCT18WX1
hi every mechanic. this blaze came in for the bing bang noise at transfer case. no 4 wheel operation.the light 4hi 0r 4l and 2hi doesn't flash, only stead on if you selected by pressing button. no communication with the trans module. but check the cel . no any...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Tip In Stumble VIN: 1GNDS13S22
Vehicle came in with Customer complaint of a tip in stumble or hesitation just as you accelerate from a stop light. We test drove the vehicle and it does fall on its face after you sit, at idle, through a light cycle. It will even die once in a while,j...
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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2C3HC56F4S
Today's gremlin infestation is in a car that belongs to me. A little history first. This car has had an anomoly as long as I've owned it. On very cold days it will not start easily. The trick I use is to unplug the coolant temp sensor, fire it up then plug th...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: IC3EJ56H3S
The car was towed in after stalling. When you turn the engine over you get fuel pump pressure but no spark or injectors. I have tried a known good distributor, that did not help.
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, start stall VIN: 3BR6D54F6T
hey all; i don't know much about diesels, just the basics, but i got this 96 turbo diesel that has a hard time starting cold, long crank, start, stall. tranfer pump pressure( at fitting going into high pressure pump) was 10-20 psi and dropped to 0 seconds aft...
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1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L ignition circuit VIN: 3B3ES47C2T
hi! there s almost 11 volts between negative post and negative batt. terminal. the system affected is the ignition.Even when the plug is disconnected at the switch,even when i bypass the wire. there s continuity between ignition switch and power dist. center ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L Unknown VIN: 1B7MC33W1Y
We did front and rear brakes on this truck a few months ago and today it came back with ABS and red brake lamps on. ABS module had stored both memory and active code 78. Modis description for this code is Foundation Brake. So far we have not found any good dia...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L steering box VIN: 3B7KF26791
vehicle steers ok going down road when you stop, turn steering to the left, the last full turn gets real tight almost cannot turn it. when you jack up either side of the truck it steers fine, when vehicle is not running and both sides jacked up it steers from ...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1B7GL22X11
Hello all members - I need your help bad. I have a 3.9 that idles & runs rough when it feels like it! Customer complaint was misfire when hot. When 1st checked vehcile scanner showed mutliple misfires on all cylinders, found cap and coil wire corroded. Replace...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7LS38C75
good morning dodge techs- have this r3500 diesel with p0021 (ambient air temp sensor performance) code present-no info from modis or shop key (mitchell) pulled truck into bay and pulled codes- iat sensor reads 50 degrees-aat reads 48 degrees,(shop temp right n... Trouble codes: P0021
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L pinging VIN: 2D4GP44L85
ok guys and gals i know there a update for computer program for the 3.3l with the same problems i have on this one. this is my personal van.(reference number 18-026-06) I do use 87 octane and shell gas most of the time dont use non name brand gas.dosnt make an...
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2006 Dodge Charger 2.7L Dash and tail/park lamps VIN: 2B3KA43R46
This my personal vehicle. My data base does have some info on the 2006 models but it is very patchy and does not cover much. What I have is a vehicle that, all of a sudden, would not turn off the dash or park/tail lamps after turning off the headlamps. Also, w...
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1987 Ford Escort GL 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FABP2196H
Looking at this vehicle again and have replaced the Map sensor as many of you advised but the problem still exists. I also replaced the EGR Valve and the Throttle position sensor. The car either idles extremely fast (The ISC Plunger is fully extended)or will n... Trouble codes: 87 (Fuel Pump Circuit Failure), 13 (Cannot Control RPM During Low RPM Test), 22 (Map Sensor Out Of Range During Self Test)
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1995 Ford Explorer Expedition 4.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU24X9S
the check eng lite is on so I tested for codes and ran koeo, koer and got an egr code saying egr signal is high but no other codes. tried to read the data but scanner will not read any data. I would like to check the data before changing any parts, so I would ...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F1T
this truck came in a weeek ago, driver said it quit as if someone had turned off the key. He said he had never had any problems what so ever. This truck will not start. I checked the obviuos and all is as it should be, battery voltage god, cranking rpm good, f... Trouble codes: P1111
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X3W
VEHICLE CAME IN WITH MIL ON,HAD PO340 CODE AND PO171 LEAN CODE.REPLACED CAM SENSOR AFTER SCOPE SHOWED INTERMITTENT SIGNAL DROP OUT AT IDLE.ALSO REPLACED OE INTAKE MANIFOLD WITH UPDATED DORMAN INTAKE & GASKETS TO REPAIR VACUUM LEAKS AROUND INTAKE GASKET.AFTER R... Trouble codes: P0340
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSF30F6X
customer complaining of rough idle and no power accelerating from a dead stop. found code for #8 cyl pulled valve cover checked for anything out of place.wanted to do compression test but missing part for tester will have part today everything looked ok replac...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L noise VIN: 1FMRU1762X
At idle it has a moaning noise from the intake. I can put my hand on the intake hose and feel it vibrating. I have seen a few Ford cars do this and there is a TSB for them, but I could not find a TSB for the Expedition. What do I need to shut the cow up. ( I m...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA5240Y
Dear ford techs. I have this windstar here that is causing me some problems. Customer brought van in for vehicle running poorly, surging, and nearly dieing driving down the highway. Upon driving, we duplicated problem. Spark plugs had been replaced before with...
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2000 Ford Pickup F250 Super Duty 7.3L compressor
Need help with this one a/c and heater work normally except that compressor comes on when mode selected is switched to vent/floor. All other modes work normally compressor not on when you turn to vent or floor mode. I replaced the mode switch and made no diffe...
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2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Shift Interlock VIN: 3FAFP13PXY
Vehicle was towed in. Shift interlock system in-op. Can manually unlock to shift. All fuses good. Cable from shift button moving. Brake lights working normally. Can hear clicking when depressing b/pedal. Dealer says no TSBs or bulletins ? Hoping for a place to...
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Stall VIN: 3FAFP31311
This little focus is making me cross-eye'd. Came in for random stalling. On my original inspection, I could not reproduce the problem so looked for simple obvious issues. Found that it was low on coolant and found the t-stat housing was leaking and fixed that....
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L trans temp VIN: 1FMDU64E52
This Explorer originally came in with no 3rd gear and 2 codes related to 3rd gear, (I cant remember what they were). The customer requested that I just replace it with a trans from the dealer which I did. During the road test after replacement the O/D light st...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FNEJS2563
I have a nightmare 2002 ford taurus customer brought it in 2 weeks ago with a screeching at first i thought it was in the transmission but after alot of phone calls i pinpointed it to the distributor shaft called the dealer had them send new one! installed and... Trouble codes: P1336
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMZA52463
Hey guys This one came in with a squeak/chirp noise and engine stalling when cold. Upon initial start up noticed minor intermittent chirp that would increase when put into gear and disappear when revved up. Randomly noise would suddenly increase and bog down m...
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Air Bag Light VIN: 1FAFP55244
I need some help on this from Ford Techs. The car is a repo from local Credit Union. Air bag light comes on & flashes code 18. Scan code is B1884 PAD warning lamp circuit failure. Doing test in NO-Data I come up with RCM failure. I did a search on data base & ...
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L 4x4 disengagement VIN: 1FTRW14W45
the front diff will not disengage after using 4 wheel drive unless i pull the 4x4 relays and disconnect the vac-electric switch at right side upper firewall... sometimes disconnecting one or the other will cause it to disengage and other times both have to be ...
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1993 GMC C1500 Sierra 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCEC19KSP
Well this is one of thoughs needles in a hay stack that you should not take on. I have run over a tank of gas through this unit and it has only acted up twice for a very breif moment. I have a fuel pressure gauge on at all times and a spark monitor on the wind...
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1996 GMC K2500 Suburban SLE 5.7L convertor VIN: 1GKGK26R7T
Hello, this GMC tc clutch slips in and out of lock up both in OD and man.3rd at part throttle only, really fast lock ups feels like a miss-fire/consistant shudder monitoring missfires NONE monitor tcc solenoid says ON but can see tcc slipage go from 0 to 60rpm...
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2003 GMC Savana 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDFH15T93
This van came 2 mounths ago with mil lamp on po174 lean bank 2 and no run problems. Replaced intake gaskets to updated teal gaskets.2 days later light came back on and went out again.Light has been out till now.Get it back today-light out-history code 174 stor... Trouble codes: P0174
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2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L rear axle VIN: 1GKDS13S53
2003 gmc envoy, chirping noise coming from rear of car while in drive making turns. does not happen when you turn from a dead stop. possibly coming from drive shaft or rear diff or axles.
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2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L steering wheel
hello,to all the techs out there.i have a 2001 hyundai tiburon with a shimmy in the front at about 60mph. i've changed both axles,changed both tires & checked bal. on all four tires and got the same problem.problem accured out of no where the customer says.i c...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Body control module VIN: JNKNG01D4R
Hello iATN techs! I need a little help from the Infinity gurus out there. This car came to me from another garage with a parasitic draw that would kill the battery overnight. It has a total draw of 235 mA. Traced the problem to two different circuits. I have a...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.2L Convertor, Overdrive light VIN: 1J4G288Y6P
This Jeep was towed into the shop 3 weeks ago. Would not drive. We sent it to the local transmission shop, where they replaced the torque convertor. Customer took Jeep. Jeep was then towed back into shop a week later. We sent it back down to transmission shop,...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L flooding VIN: 1J4GL58K43
excessive flooding
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L sol. a & b VIN: JT8BF28G4X
trans came in with intermittant erratic shifting, check engine light on, trans light on. faults p0753 and p0758 are stored. replaced solenoids, trans is still has sol a fault almost immediately, sol b comes back later, and seems that more times vehicle is driv...
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1993 Mazda MX-3 1.8L water pump VIN: JM1EC4333P
hi guys and girls.last weekend we finished the engine swap on my sons 1993 mazda precidia.we removed the 4 cyl and installed a v-6.i swapped engine/trans/cradle/wiring complete from a doner car .the job went very well but now the water pump is leaking.being a ...
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4F2YZ04143
Hello everybody, This problem child only acts up at first start up in the morning. Erratic idling and jerky take-offs. As per most of the fixes on Iatn, I have checked upper and lower intake gaskets, everything looks ok. Fuel pressure is perfect. While watchin...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDB1260221
Vehicle has been identified by referee as a 1982 280SL, 2.6L Eng. O2 sensor was found not connected. Need a wiring diagram that shows location of computer and which pin the O2 sensor connects to according to this application.
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L Engin VIN: WDBEA26D7M
This vehicle came in "No Start" We have check'd the timing chain. It is somewhat loose but still in time. We have Spark, and it cranks good. Ran a compression check on all the cylinders and some were low, but all above 90 psi. added some oil to the cylinders a...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Unknown VIN: WDBGA43E3T
hello, all you techs out there i am haveing this problem with this car and is driveing me crazzy, first off when these lites are on in the dash (asr abs brakelining and brake) all comes at same time the vehicle stay in first gear. and want shift. next i have ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L engine VIN: WDBHA28ESF
M-B techs, I am replacing a timing chain in this vehicle and cams have jumped, we are in the process of putting it together and need help indexing the cams and installing the chain properly. Thanks so much.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Stalls VIN: WDNG70J4YA
Customer stated that the car was stalling out after warm up.We drove it for five miles without a problem.The next day drove 50 miles,no problem.Third day it stalled on me after 2 miles but restarted.We installed a crankshaft sensor wire and plug kit that the M...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L drain VIN: 4A3AC44GOY
when cust uses a/c gets water on floor of car i have done the usual coat hanger in the drain to no avail what am i missing?
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46GSY
i have this galant what happen is that the engine ecm was stolden i have a junk yard ecm i bought the immobilizer ecu from the dealer now do the pass word comes with the new immo ecu or i have to take the car to the dealer i have the oem scanner and the launch...
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1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L pump unit VIN: 1N4DLO1D2W
hi techs I had this nissan altima here try to change the fuel pump unit usually most of the make come out easily as whole unit but this one is clip or fasten to the bottom of the tank I check with mitchel on demand and did not say any thing about how to releas...
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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L VSA light abs light VIN: JH4KA9652Y
i replaced the right rear wheel sensor because of a code 15 and after test drive lite was still on , manualy pulled codes again and had a code 17 witch was left rear wheel speed sensor so i replaced that and after the road test both lights went out . thanks ...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L vvt cam gears VIN: WAUVT68E12
thanks to all replies. especially michel who keyed me in on all of it. i was mainly concerned of the cam gear adjustments beacause i did not feel movement. evidently that is normal. car is fixed all is good thanks again.
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L L-F Wheel VIN: WA1YD64B43
Hello and thank you all, one of you said the right wheel bearing. So we replaced it and the noise is cured. We took the bearing appart and could see the bad spot on the race.The noise sure sounded like the left side, the customer is glad to change them both. T...
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1995 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAHE2325S
Thanks to all that replied- I should have mentioned in the first post as I did in the update that the irratic signal to the coils was the ground from the DME.Based on our thoughts and Kevins input we did double check engine management harness and determined th...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAGJ8322W
Thank you Mark for your help, I am still amazed that it took an hour for the modules to go to sleep, after that the parasitic draw droped to .015ma. According to bmw website the car should go to sleep after 16 min., but I guess as the cars get older it vari...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBAET37453
Well time has run out on this post and the customer says it still runs good. We did a BG induction service and put in a fuel filter, we also told the customer to use only top tier fuels. I highly recommend to anyone to check out toptiergas.com for details.All ... Trouble codes: 239 (misfire cyl 2), 238 (misfire cyl 1), 243 (misfire cyl 6), 242 (misfire cyl 5).
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Engine VIN: 1G6KD52B5R
Hey everybody out there thanks for the help- we seem to overthought the problem a little bit! The AC Compressor was locked up completely and wouldn't allow the engine to turn. After removing the belt she finally spun freely clockwise! Thanks again guys.
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR6YR06
Sadly enough I never fixed this one, The car runs great they even called me from Atlanta bragging of the 30 MPG. The secondary air system will still set the check engine light. I have no ryhme or reason as to why. Cadillac was little to no help and gave me a g... Trouble codes: P0411.
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1965 Chevrolet corvette 327CID axle shaft VIN: 194675S115
thanks to all that replied pushed in wheel and bolted in axle.all excellant tips on vette rear suspensions its nice to know there is so many good techs willing to help on presant or vintage vehicles thanks again
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1992 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS14A4N
Well it turned out that someone has swapped the ecm with one from ]]I am not sure from what!.Found the proper prom from salvage yard[new one discontinued] and installed.works perfect. checked data and all is normal now.
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2GCEK19K4R
HELLO EVERYBODY I WANT TO THANK U ALL FOR THE INFORMATION THE U SEND ME ON THIS VEHICLE. WE GOT THE VEHICLE RUNNING GOOD. THE PROBLEM THAT WAS COUSING THE TO SLOWE DROP THE RPM AND DIE WAS BECAUSE THE PERSON WHO REPLACE THE ENGINE FORGOT TO INSTALLED THE GROUN...
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1996 Chevrolet Corsica 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G1LD5542T
thank you all for the help. i fixed this car with a coil. the coil ohmed good but it did not have enough spark. fuel pressure was on spec. i checked vacuum and the needle was fluttering from 10-15 and would only stabilize off idle at around 1000-1500 rpm. ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0301.
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L valve train VIN: 1GCCS19W3Y
Sorry I took so long getting to the bottom of this one, the customer mad the mistake of saying he wasn't in a hurry. Anyway, the valve train problem ended up be from two collapsed lifters, on one bank, the reason fo all the lifers making noise and having exce...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK16Z74
I am happy to anounce that this vehicle is fixed. I want to take this time to say that some of the fix reports stop at this point and do not give the details. That is frustrating. Now to the fix. After the last report update, another leakdown was done, but ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0307 (Cyl. 7 misfire).
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2006 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L LU Shift VIN: 1GNOV23L16
This is to close the uplander problem. I went to work this morning and cleared the shift adapts and drove. It still did the same thing but this time it did it much slower and I grafted the TCC appliey and the TCC slip again. I notice that the Tcc appliey wo...
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2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G02
I would like to thank the three of you that gave me some insite to this 300m. Thomas you nailed it on the head i had a bad MAP sensor, finally got the vehicle to start and run this morning and wiggled the wire again and it cut out and would not restart, instal... Trouble codes: P0108 (map/baro circuit high imput).
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L communications VIN: 2B3GD56F5T
Owner chose not to continue diagnostics. One thing to note, that I did not realize going into this project. The CCD BUS data lines are both referenced to ground, not to each other. Would have been interesting to find what was causing this one.
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1B7KC236XW
Thanks to all who replied, tried to duplicate the problem but could not make it happen or get code to set, terminals seem fine at the TPS and I could not make the code set by wiggling the connector. Customer did not want to do anything yet but I suspect the TP... Trouble codes: P0121.
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Lighting VIN: 1B4GP44RXY
IT WAS THE HEAD LIGHT SWITCH TOOK ONE FROM ANOTHER VEHICLE AND TRYED AND IT CORRECTED THE FLASHING PROBLEM
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6LB31ZX1
Thanks for all your replies. I would NEVER have been able to fix this without your help. Matthew was right on with the problem relating to the speed control. This van did not come with s/c, however the PCM doesnt seem to know the difference. According to the l... Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS voltage too high), P0121 (TPS does not agree with MAP).
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Electronic VIN: 1B4GP25R32
Thank you everyone for your help! The problem was the TCM! Special thanks to Mark Lemay @ AutoAid !!
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Lifters VIN: 1B7HA16N12
Thanks for the help everyone, I did a cylinder leakage test and found about 40% leakage right into the crankcase, couldn't really see much with the bore scope so I pulled the head and sure enough the piston had a meltdown. Not yet sure what caused it, but new...
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2006 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2DF4V47T76
CAR IS FIXED. MY LEAD TECH REMOVED VALVE COVERS & ROLLED ENGINE OVER TO CHECK TIMING MARKS ON CAM GEARS PER MOD-MARKEDS LINED UP. REMOVED FRONT COVER TO ACCESS CRANK GEAR-0FF 1 TOOTH. CHAIN APPEARED TO BE A LITTLE LOOSE. REMOVED TENSIONER FOR INSPECTION. REPLA... Trouble codes: P0016 (cam/crank error).
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L master cylinder VIN: 1FDKE37G6P
Well we have a really strange problem here. Most people blamed a master cylinder calibration, replace with unit for E450. The other culprit was the rabs valve. We replaced front pads, rotors, lines and hoses with no change. This vehicle due to the year has ...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F4Y
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUGGESTIONS WE MOVED #8 INJECTOR BACK TO PROPER CYLINDER AND REPLACE BOTH VALVE COVER GASKETS AND HARNES UNDER V/C. ALL MISFIRES WENT AWAY BUT CHECK LIGHT COMES AND GOES WITH CODE P1211 AND P1316 WE WERE GOING TO CLEAN FUEL TANK FUEL SCREEN ... Trouble codes: P1273, P1275, P1276, P1316.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L dipstick tube VIN: 1FTNF21L21
WHAT A PAIN IN THE ---!! WE WERE ABLE TO REMOVE THE REMAINING TUBE WITH A SHEET METAL SCREW BUT HAD TO REMOVE THE LEFT ENGINE MOUNT AND OIL FILTER ADAPTER.
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56FX2
This one is fixed ! "for Now" I got to thinking after I recieved a few responds to the post about the injectors and the wiring. I also went and checked the wave form library to compare data I was getting out of my Motis. Between the library,and the people wh... Trouble codes: 1271 (open high /low cyl 1), 1273 (same cyl 3).
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L high idle VIN: 1FTYR14U32
I FOUND THAT THE TPS WAS THE CAUSE.WHEN AT IDLE NO PROBLEM TPS WOULD READ .98V WHEN PROBLEM OCCURED TPS VOLTAGE CLOSED THROTTLE WOULD READ 1.1V.AFTER SOME CHECKING TPS SHOULDNT BE HIGHER THAN .95 CLOSED THROTTLE.NEW TPS READING WAS .91V CLOSED THROTTLE ALSO ID...
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L ABS Brake Pressure Switch VIN: 1FTYR10E62
Sorry for wait to post, customer did not return vehicle for diagnostics for quite some time. Vehicle had to be sent to dealer for Recall repair to solve concerns.
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2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Climate control VIN: 1FAFP59S54
First off I would like to thank everyone who took the time to read and answer my post! After reading Dennis' post telling me what the DTC 24 was (blend door fault)I looked back one year in Alldata and found a service bulletin #02-23-6. Just like Nick said the...
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2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 3.5L blower motor VIN: 1GTCS196X5
sorry but, the customer still has not brought back the vehicle, all were good replies. i will definitely pay very close attention to the blower module connector and wires going to it the next time the vehicle comes in. i think he is upset at us and might hav...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ814XW
The concern was in fact coming from the distributor. The initial test showed the proper resistance through the TDC sensor. Upon retesting the sensor was open. Customer wanted to find one from a wrecking yard so it took awhile to get it back in to fix it. Than... Trouble codes: P1362 (tdc sensor open circuit).
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2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16311
Thank You very much for all the replies. Vehicle is fixed, the first time around only the Immob. receiver module was changed, as the only damaged looked to be the broken antenna, they said. Either something went wrong during installation or the unit itself w...
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2005 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L Car VIN: JHLRD78955
Well after days of looking at the car. We talked to the customer, honda mechanics and so on. The vehicle is equipt with an imobilizer system. The vehicle has to keys one for the door? one for starting the car so to make a long story short we used the other key...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: SAJHX1741T
Hi all, I got this one fixed. I want to thank Charlie V and Marcus for the feedback they gave. After many hours with no luck I started to back track to see what I had missed and it jumped right out at me. The reluctor wheel on the balancer had a tooth broken o... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303.
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2001 Jaguar X - type 3.0L Transmission end float & noise enquiry VIN: SAJAC59E22
Thanks to all who responded with their personal oppinions. I rebuilt the transmission and it all seems to be going fine. I would say the problem with the noisy trans was the restricted trans filter. The torque converter clutch was not damaged and ...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Blend air VIN: SAJEA01T03
Thanks to the guys who replied. Most of the 5 said to replace the heater control valve. The other said make sure it was full of freon. The used car dealer that owns this car fortunately had another Jag that we could swap valves from. That didn't cure the probl...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G258S1W
i found the transmission relay missing completely.installed relay and prob was cured. Trouble codes: P0743.
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FT48501
This one took some time but we isolated the problem. It turned out to be an internally shorted fuel injector. Seems it would drop out only at certain times. Not really sure why but that is what was happening. When we found the original P0214 code indicating th... Trouble codes: P0204 (Injector circuit fauit cyl. 4), P0340 (cam position sensor circuit fault).
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L engine VIN: 1J4GW68N83
Well Al [...] from Victoria B.C. nailed it. cannot get oil pan off in vehicle so we removed engine and took off oil pan ,filled with water ,pressure tested and sure enough there was a crack in the block just below the problem cylinder... Found a low km used...
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