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1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Unknown VIN: WAUBG34D4W
This Audi has a strange noise heard in the vehicle when the climate control is on. I would describe it as a whiring or moaning noise that is not related to engine speed or blower speed. It goes away as soon as you turn the climate control off. It does not come...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Engine VIN: WAULT64B12
Hi Audi, VW techs, We got this one with a tapping sound comming most pronounced from the rear of the engine. It does not appear to be there when the engine is cold. When its hot it comes & goes. The noise appears to be isolated in the bottom of the engine, Not...
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L rear brake pads VIN: WAUML44E84
Hello everyone, I have this A8 in the shop to do a simple brake job on the rear. Question, is there any way to retract the rear calipers WITHOUT using the eletronic tool?
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WBABK8325W
Hi Guys, Vehicle came in overheating with a leaky head gasket and cracked head. Replaced head, waterpump, thermostat, coolant fans, radiator, upper and lower hoses for radiator. Customer drove vehicle on a long trip over 800 miles no problem. Came back to area...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM534XY
Hello BMW Techs Another shop has recently done a valve job on this car, I think that they did not set the vanos correctly and that is the reason is setting this code, the engine runs fine, but the check engine light is on, I would like to get the procedure to ... Trouble codes: P1520
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L brake light
Hello All. I recently did a standard four wheel brake job on this beemer unfortunetly the check brake lining light is stuck on! I Did replace the brake lining sensors with BMW sensors. I did some wiring test to make sure the sensors were good and I also backpr...
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L rear axle assy VIN: WBAEW53472
Hi hopefully someone can help me, I recently replaced the rear pinion seal and it's leaking again after 200 miles I have checked the vent and it's ok and I used an oem seal any suggestions.
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Gateway VIN: WBAGH63403
Hello BMW Techs, we've got a Techs dream here, a 745 Li towed in from a body shop that is limp home (it runs). We did find that the body shop just threw the battery in the back of the vehicle and left the cables loose and arcing. We tighten the cables, hooked ...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1G6KD54Y1X
Vehicle won't start unless headlight switch is on. No dash activity unless headlight switch is on. Alarm sounds when anything is done... open door, turn ign, start eng. Trans is not shifting, 2nd gear only (no 12v). All fuses are good and have 12v. Relays chec... Trouble codes: P1605 (loss of HVAC serial data), P1610 (loss of PZM/BCM serial data), P0603 (PCM KAM error/reset), P0758 (2-3 sh sol B cir fault), P1602 (loss ABS serial data or KS mod), P1610 (loss of PZM/BCM serial data)
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2000 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L courtisy lights VIN: 1G6KE57Y0Y
Hello every body,got good one,this car at night the courtisy lights comes on for 2 or 3 secound then goes of for 5 minuts and keep on doing it as far the ign is on,hook up tech2 and checked for codes,no codes found in any module,monitor all doors module while ...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Battery VIN: 1G6KD54Y23
I have had this vehicle for 2 weeks. Battery goes dead every night if left connected. Car belongs to a used car lot. Bought at auction, so anything is possibe. They installed 2 new Batteries so I can eliminate that as a problem. I love these because my Snap-on...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L cooling system VIN: 1G6KF579X3
car came in with cooling leaking on driveway only when sitting overnight. pressure test no obvious leak.Was able to see wet around water pump so i replaced and pressure tested,good.Well,it came back following day with leaking on driveway.Checked messages and f...
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L cooling fans VIN: 1G1BL52P5R
Hello all; This one has been here for a week and I'm glad to have it since there's not much other business. BUT I've been going around with it and it's time to ask for help! So far I have read all the archives on this type of problem but am a little confused b...
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1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L exh. man. glowing VIN: 1G1BL52PXS
OK, Guys/Gals I have another one that has come to me with everything in the world already replaced before it got to me. This SS has had an ecm and most of the eng. mgmt. snsrs. replaced as well as a new GMSPO crate motor. (all before it came to my shop) The on...
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCGK24F3V
This truck originally came in as a no start, found the fuel tank collapsed, sender damaged, multiple opens when sweeping it from empty to full. With the new sender, the owner says the fuel gauge swings drastically, will swing the full range when coming up to a...
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Speedometer VIN: 1GNDX06E7V
This speedometer is driving me nuts!! HELP! And Thank you to all who read and think this one through. This van has a speedometer that will just quit working all of a sudden. So I scoped the VSS when the vehicle was in act up mode and it worked beautifully!! Sc...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDM19WXW
Hey GM guys, need some help here. Vehicle came to us from another shop to start off with. To start we Checked computer codes: po300=random cylinder misfire. watched misfire pattern and noticably missing at idle on cylinder #2. The higher the rpms it moves comp... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Speed-O VIN: 1GBFG15R1X
Van came in with a bouncing speed-o & erratic shift. Replaced VCM (after market) & Lastest Flashing. Now shifting is fine but speed-O reads high, dose anyone know calibrates the speed-o.Abs & Cruise work fine and reads correct mph. Dose not have a DRAC that I ...
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2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L hard start VIN: 1GCFG15X54
customer coplaint is when he fills the fuel tank he has a hard time getting started has to hold pedal to floor to get it to start and then after that never seems to have a problem again have checked for codes found po442 and po496 also fuel pressure is 55psi a... Trouble codes: P0442, P0496
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Dash VIN: 1GCHK24014
I want to first thank anyone taking the time to read this post. To start off I am away from a technical database at the moment so I need some direction on how to remove the entire dash assembly from this vehicle. It appears that the upper cover needs to cover ...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L starter VIN: 2GCEC13V86
Vehicle is a 'No Crank' situation. Starter will engage at relay with jumper wire. Lights on dash come on at times & stay on when key is removed at times. Fuel pump will run when key is switched to 'off' but not when key is switch to 'on'. No communication with...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L speedometer VIN: 1B4GP44L8W
cust states that van stalls and mpg is down from normal.check eng light did come on after 2-3 days.set [...] vss signal lost.all other gauges work normal.did cluster self test and will sweep normal. i did diag test from mitcelltc-35awith no good outcome.cal...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Vent VIN: 1B4HS28Y2X
Hello all, I've got a 99 Durango here with a front diff blowing fluid. I see TSB #03-04-99 describing a "Weep" condition and adding a reservior to eliminate, but this isnt what I would call a weep. This is what I would call a LEAK. Customer brought it in fo...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, BUCKS VIN: 1FTCR14X0R
Hello all, I have the ford that cannot be fixed. Vehicle presented with a severe bucking under a load. Another shop had already installed plugs and wires. There was a history code of P211 erratic pip signal. Routine checks showed the plugs to be clean and the... Trouble codes: P0211 (Erratic PIP Signal)
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L turn signal VIN: 1FALP57U2T
Hello all ,I hope someone can help me? Can anyone please send a electrical diagram for the turn signals on this taurus. Thankyou anyone who can help me out.
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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L oil pump
Just wondering if anyone came across this problem with the oil pumps on a 97 for mustang. Car came in for a coolant leak and it was the timing cover leaking. We replaced the gasket and water pump. Car ran fine after the job was done. Two days later it came bac...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L line rise VIN: 2FMDA5149W
this trans will work until warm then it doesnt want to shift. Line pressure 55 will rise to only 75 then drops back to 55 has good line rise in reverse & manuel low. fluid looks just like it did the day we poured it in. suspect valve body problem, have valve b...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTZF1729X
Inherited this truck from another shop for running rough, skipping. They had put in spark plugs, plug wires, coils, and then sent to us. Had no data from computer, replaced computer and reflashed, got to running and starting better, but on hard accel, started ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L engine temp VIN: 1FTYR10C4X
hey need some help on this one. we have replaced the thermostat another shop replaced the radiator. the engine is not comming up to tempature so we pulled the water pump to check the fins and all looked good. we used an oe thermostat. anyone ever heard of this...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L hard start and smoke VIN: 1FDAF57F7Y
truck came in with no fuel pressure. pulled fuel pump and hooked up to battery booster. pump would run but would not pump any fuel. replaced fuel pump. cranked right up. gave truck back to customer and 3 weeks later it's back. now it is hard to start and smoke...
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L ex.manifold VIN: 1FMNU41S1Y
Hi to all,we have this excursion with a v/10 that has 6 out of 10 exhaust manifold bolts broken off in the head and we have not even tried to pull the other manifold yet,i have told the customer the heads must come off and be sent out to the machine shop. when...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU72E8Y
Hi to all you Ford experts, which we are not, mostly imports. Customer states dies while driving, happens at any time not just at idle. We cannot duplicate this problem so we are in the dark:-( No codes and do not see any related TSB's Was wondering if any hav...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L o/d light VIN: 2FTZF172X1
okay ford guys this is for you i got codes p1747 and p1760. the overdrive light flashes and the truck starts running bad when the od light flashes. at first it was only when the truck was hot now it does it when ever but intermitently. well my guy has been pul...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Diff. Fluid VIN: 1FTSE34L81
Hey guys Got a Ford in my shop just brought by the customer with diff fluid blowing out the vent hose and making a huge mess. So we did the easiest thing and replaced the vent hose from Ford(attached to the bottom of the bed) . Well the customer drove it for ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Stuck Throttle VIN: 1FTZX17221
This customer came in saying her throttle stuck after she took it to Wal mart for an oil change. They replaced the Air filter, other then that I can't see that they touched anything else. The customer stated that the throttle just stuck and when she pressed in... Trouble codes: P1270
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1995 Geo Prizm LSi 1.6L No Start VIN: 1Y1SK5264S
this one has no ses light,no injector pulse, no spark. i did my checks with shopkey info. i have tried remand ecm dis.i get no spark out of the coil. has anyone had this before? i can try to aswer any questions. thanks bill
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GKCT18W5V
vechile stalls on hard accleration blow ecm fuse replace fuse starts okay
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 1-2 shift code o740 VIN: 2HKRL1863Y
Van came to shop with mil 0740. When the tech roadtested the van he noticed that the transmission slipped from 1 to 2 when the van got hot. We replaced the lock up control solenoid, and the clutch pressure solenoid, and also flushed the transmission fluid,now ...
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1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2GH5TRU789
hey gus i have this 99 isuzu vehicross that keeps dying intermitently had a lean code replaced intake gaskets ran fine then customer brought back and now has a maf code 101 all vaccum lines seem fine and i am getting good 02 readings anybody ran into this befo... Trouble codes: 101 (maf code)
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1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2GH5TRU789
hey gus i have this 99 isuzu vehicross that keeps dying intermitently had a lean code replaced intake gaskets ran fine then customer brought back and now has a maf code 101 all vaccum lines seem fine and i am getting good 02 readings anybody ran into this befo... Trouble codes: 101 (maf code)
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2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no accel VIN: JALDS58X52
Great Isuzu Tech needed! First off, Thanks to all in advance who reply or read this post. You guys are great. Customer had vehicle at another shop for two weeks and they could not find problem, per customer, they replaced aps and that did not help. She then au... Trouble codes: 1515 (command actual tps correlation error), 1295 (ETC power management mode), 1299 (ETC engine forced shutdown), 1290 (ETC forced idle mode)
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L error display VIN: SALPM16471
Checked power across fuse, has power, all components that would be affected by fuse 8 are operational. Error code will not clear. Anyone seen this before?? We have seen this on another Rover and it comes and goes randomly.
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8BF28G4X
all readings check out fine .throttel position incorect cold.
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2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L battery & brake warning lights on/flicker VIN: JA3AY26C11
vehicle came in with the battery & brake warning lights on. performed charging system test:no charging/output voltage. checked voltage regulator connector, found corrosion on circuit 54(L) pin. good source voltage:12.8V. replaced pin and retested w/same result...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D9Y
This car will start and run great for about 30 seconds then idle down and shut off. Did a smoke check of the engine nothing found. Check for vaccum leaks with carb. cleaner and thought the upper intake was leaking so repaired that. No improvement. Looking at d...
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2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Frame VIN: NISSAN2006
We have an 2006 xterra that was punched in the rear and buckled the frame.The body shop wants us to do a frame swap.I would like any and all advice to do this and any speacial procedures to make this job go smoothly as possible.
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1998 Oldsmobile Achieva S 3.1L Stall VIN: 1G3WL52M6W
Car started out being towed in for start/stall. Ignition switch was replaced due to B1000 lack of communication codes, theft sensor due to P1629 in PCM with no start. Car runs fine at times, other times it has a start/stall due to theft deterrent kicking in. S... Trouble codes: B1027 (IPC Bad R code this ign cycle), B1026 (IPC Bad timing this ign cycle), B1629 (PCM Theft deterrent crank signal malfunction)
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1998 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3HN52K0W
I need a little help on this Olds. The vehicle gives no codes with a no start condition. I have no injector pulse and no spark. The customer pressure washed the engine bay about a month back with the same condition. After unhooking computer and module the vehi...
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1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L starter VIN: 1P3EJ46C6V
Hello, this one started out with the blown 20 amp fuse in the PDC. I replaced it and got the instrument cluster lights to come on...But still no crank. I began testing the wiring for the starter solenoid and had no power coming out of the ignition switch on th...
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L cranks wont fire VIN: 1G2JB1247T
hello to anyone who reads this this car cranks ok but no spark or fuel pulse no crank rpms to the scanner first tested the crank and cam sensor signals at the pcm both signals are present while cranking but i dont know if they need to be alingned at any certai...
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G8JU54F22
This one runs us to a dead end. ECM displays a U1000 code (data link malfunction). Checked all basics. Found there is no comunication with BCM. There are no door locks,interior lights, security light or shift interlock. Anyone got a clue?
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1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Primary Coil Voltage VIN: BG5A53J-EJ
We believe this vehicle has had an engine steam clean. We've found corrosion on the plugs and a buildup of carbon on the HT leads. The vehicle is running OK now but has a bad waveform on the primary ignition. We have checked & cleaned 6 grounds but must be ano...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG685XT
i got this subaru that always has acode for cylindre 4 misfire.i have road tested this car and when the engine is cold i will get on the parkway and accelerate,at this time i start to lose power and it will start to misfire and eventually it will stall out.it ... Trouble codes: P0304
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1990 Toyota Tercel EZ 1.5L hard start VIN: JT2EL36MXL
This is a little car one of my techs bought to drive back & forth to work. It has what appears to be a varible venturi carb. on it. When starting cold acts like choke doesn`t work. It is very hard to start & once it does start it runs rough for a few minutes. ...
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1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV24EOM
customer complains of no start after driving all day. vehicle towed in with crank no start. fuel pressure 42 psi, spark good, no vacum leaks, compression only at 75 psi across the board. i know this is low ,but thougt would still get some pressure, backfire, h...
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1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPM62N3V
My question involves the fuel pressure regulator. the vacuum line seems to be hooked up correctly, but their is no vacuum to the regulator. If anyone knows if this is normal or a problem of some type please respond. asap Trouble codes: P0171
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B2W
goodday to all my fellow technicians out there. this vehicle has been in my shop approx. 4 times all related to the same po171 code. after a few days of driving locally the vehicle seems to have all the same symptoms after any related repairs are made. exhaust... Trouble codes: P0171
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K5X
Hello All, I recently did a timing belt and water pump on this car and the car came back a couple of days later with the MIL on for codes PO300, PO302 and PO303. It did not have an MIL on before. I looked at the misfire pids and sure enough it is showing misf... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Car came in with po420. Have seen this hundreds of times and Cat is always the culpert. Not the case this time, Replaced cat with Factory part, problem came back immediatley on Test drive after 2 trip. Checked A/F sensor and rear O2, both working properly, rep... Trouble codes: P0420
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1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L airbag VIN: WVWCB5155L
the srs/airbag light is on in the dash cluster. the car has not been in a accident, so i assume the light can be reset or turned off. i am aware that vw wants you to return vehicle to the dealship when the airbag system is ten years old for a check-up. so i am...
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L compressor VIN: WAUJA84A3T
Thanks for all of the help. It ended up that the vehicle had been in a collision and the ambient temp sensor in the front grill area had been eliminated.I thought that it was strange though that I still got an "ambient temp" reading from the onboard diagnostic...
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L hard down shift 4th to 2nd VIN: WAUJC84A5W
Thanks to all who responded. Range Switch did not make any difference. In the end we put in a used transmission. Phil
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA24B5X
Thanks to all who replied, removed pass. side valve cover and sure enogh, found lots of pieces of the underside chain rail. the intake cam is advanced about 3 links. have not recieved word yet on authorization of repair. Once again, thank you to all. This show... Trouble codes: 16684 (misfire recognized), 16685 (misfire cyl.1), 16686 (misfire cyl.2), 16687 (misfire cyl.3), 18014 (rough road spec engine torque ABS-Engine electrical problem in circuit).
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8324W
well guys this thing still isnt fixed ! loosing alot of hair over this one !the replies i recieved were great there was some confusion on the engine type and that was on my end i didnt note that it was the m62 engine. i did remove valve covers about 4 times an... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8334X
I replaced the pre and post oxygen sensors on bank 2, cylinders 4,5 and 6. The vehicle has over 500 miles on it now. Thanks to those who responded. Trouble codes: P0173, P1189.
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2003 BMW 525i 2.5L Accessories VIN: WBADT43463
Thanks to all who replied. Some of you have seen similar problems. I gave the owner 2 different options. One being replacing the rear window and the other replacing the diversity amplilfier. Thanks to all who armed me with this information. I'll keep you poste...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L door locks VIN: 1G4HP54K41
Thanks for all of your help guys!!! It did end up being a bad lock actuator. Installed the new acutator and all works perfect now. Thought it may have been that but with out scan tool and schematics didn't want to condem that with out seeing if other people ha...
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2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Surge VIN: 2G4WS52J13
Hi and thanks to all, we took all the info and started with a back pressure test of the exhaust and it had 5psi off idle so we replaced the cat and she ran great. This car had bad plugs and wires that were replaced a while back and a intake manifold reseal job...
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2001 Cadillac Catera 3.0L cooling system VIN: W06VR54R71
well the catera is done and just left.most of the 10 reponders were very helpful and i want to thank you.the over all fix for us was replace the cooler,the radiator and all hoses.the cleaning was the real time killer.after tearing the motor down to the cooler ...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L downshift clunk VIN: 1GYEE63794
Thanks to all who responded. While waiting for free lift we continued to drive car for parts and other various things. We put another 100 miles on it and everything was perfect. I guess it just needed more time to adapt. Car was released back to the used ca...
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1986 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Stall VIN: 1GCDT14R2G
i removed the fuel pump relay and found corrosion on the contacts. after replacing it , the vehicle was test driven several times with no stalling. thank you to all who replied.i recieved great information.
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1FP2181K
sorry response took so long.Just got car back for diag.Turns out it was a combination of maf.and a slack timing chain.Thanks to all that helped.Got some real good replies.
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1994 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L Master cylinder VIN: 1GDHC34K5R
As I said this is a fleet vehicle of our local telephone co. they needed the vehicle for service repairs, will bring back when happens again, Sorry no fix.
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1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L Oil leak, front cover area VIN: 1G1GL52P45
Thanks for all the good info guys, really helps. We removed the front cover and replaced the water pump drive, (bearing was loose) and installed the drive seal with the GM tools. The GM # for the tool kit is J39091-2, water pump drive seal installer is J 39089...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GTCS144XY
Thanks for all the replies the problem was the vehicle theft lockout in pcm. Since I was useing an OTC scan tool I had to do the 30 min relearn instead of the 10 min relearn.After that the car started and I was able to do the crank relearn. Thanks again. Trouble codes: 1336A.
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GNDT13W81
i wanna say thank you to all replies ...but on gut feeling i had tried a maf sensor and it fixed the issue ..alldata has perameters but tells you to test against known good vehicle ,dont have one to test against , so like i said the gut feeling paid off ...tha...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thanks everybody for the help I guess customer lost faith in me. The can of lucas almost fixed the lifter noise,but still counted missfires last time I've seen .I didt have the proper equpment to do a crank variation relearn, now I do. If i see the van again i... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301.
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2002 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCDT13W82
At some point during testing and removing the cluster, the fuel gauge just started working. The vehicle stayed here for two weeks and it never stopped working again, so we let the customer have it back and informed him that if it failed again, we would replace...
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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HC56G7X
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES TO THIS PROBLEM CHILD.NOT SURE IF WE FIXED IT OR NOT.WE REPLACED THE CPS AND HAVE NOT HEARD FROM THE CUSTOMER.AGAIN THANKS
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1992 Dodge Colt GL 1.5L timing belt VIN: JB3CU24AXN
Thanks for all the information. It was suggested that I find top dead center by either pulling the no.1 spark plug and using a screw driver to tell when the piston was all the way up or to remove the valve cover and check the position of the cam lobes for no.1...
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1994 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7LG23X0R
I thought using the computer to reset all adaptives should have reset all adaptives. Not true. The cure was to disconnect the battery overnight,start the truck,place it in drive (against a wall so there were no surprises),with all accessories off. I left it t... Trouble codes: 52 (Excessive rich mixture i hope this is the correct code).
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2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3AS46C11
WE ENDED UP HAVING TO SEND THIS TO DEALER THEY ENDED UP FINDING A BROKEN WIRE IN THE WIRING HARNESS GOING TO THE PCM. Trouble codes: P1687 (no bus message in digital portion of cluster).
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJE34H5T
Nothing better than thinking about a 1996 E350 all weekend long. I can back to work eager to fix this van and I finally got consistant test results and was able to condem the PCM. The injector pulse was weak right for the computer. The IDm was sending the co...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L anternator VIN: 1FALP6537W
We finally found the problem in the fuse box itself. It was damaged and caused the power to the alternator to be cut off.
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1FAFP53U91
Thanks to all the replied. Many had good suggestions on other things to check. Alec said it may even be the dual function pressure switch. But the customer needed the vehicle before I was able to run any more tests. Thanks again to all who replied
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 1-2 2-3 VIN: E42UA44102
thanks to all that replied we repaired the vehicle by reboring the servos pins in case.(servo bore repair system sf99)thank you jim
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L drums VIN: 1FAFP55263
THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR REPLIES -MOST OF YOU SUSPECTED PROBLEM WITH THE DRUMS AND IT WAS.I DID MACHIINE THEM SLOW AND THE FINISH LOOKED OK.WHILE MACHING DRUM NOTICED A HARD SPOT.THOUGHT I CUT IT ALL OUT .TWO NEW DRUMS AND SENT ON HER WAY.THANKS AGAIN.
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L speedometer VIN: 1HGCD7238T
Thanks to all who replied, after going to the salvage yard and getting pigtails for the speed sensor, I called the customer and he advised me that he had also been to a salvage yard and bought a pigtail and used speed sensor, installed them himself and the spe...
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2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L steering wheel
i found the rotors to be bad buthad no brake pulsation.
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6S
Further trouble shooting found that I was losing the 8 volt reference to the cam, crank and vehicle speed sensors. Traced back to the ECM located on the right side of the engine compartment and found that the connector was loaded with road dirt and corrosion....
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Radiator Fan VIN: 1J4GW48S72
Has to be bad PCM since wave form is a a/c sig. when it suppose to be PWM square d/c wave form. Frying relays. Never seen anything like it. Sent to dealer to verify.
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1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L Fill Vent VIN: KNAFB1216W
Thanks everyone for their advice. Several people responded that there is a recall on this vehicle for this problem. I located the recall in Mitchell. The service manager at the local dealer is not aware of it.He said he has run into this problem and has found...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1243Y
hi all first thanks for the replies both were right on the purge solenoid was replace and the customer called and the light is still of we did check the new one and it hold vacume not like the old one hope this will help some one in the future happy wrenching Trouble codes: P0455.
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1995 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Charging VIN: JM1FD3338S
We would like to thank everybody that helped us with this car. After talking to customer about installing new OEM alt from dealer he has decided to wait for any other repairs. We will post any future repairs or fix when he decides to procede. Thanks again for...
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1991 Nissan D21 2.4L 4th gear VIN: 1N6SD1158M
Thanks to all that replied. We were able to get our hands on a used computer to try. It did not fix it . I think the replies that suggested the problem was in the valve body of the transmission were more than likley on the right track. The customer did not wa...
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1996 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN45TYS654
thank you for your replies very helpful removed the connector insulator harness / rechecked again / found the ground pin cracked repaired and retested oxygen /response normal. Trouble codes: P0135 (bank 1 sensor 1).
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L heater control VIN: 1G3WT34T4P
Thanks everyone I found one on carparts.com. We looked there before and there were a few just unsure of the quality of used parts from yards that I'm not familiar with. Thanks again
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L customer said harsh shift VIN: 1G3GR64H51
I planned to pull car apart customer worried about warrenty told him needed to pull apart and would take care of it I am sure needs valve body update but as always It is working great and will stop back in a week or two When he comes back will update again Tha...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ43D73
Here goes... I had some really great help - thanks to everyone. Bottom line on this vehicle is that this vehicle will not communicate with red brick, Genysis, or Tech 2. I was able to get system in readiness mode and it passed the emissions test at state facil...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K3X
Sorry it took so long to post, was only getting a little time after work to work on this problem. Any way I thank everyone who responded to my problem. Elio hit home, it turned out to be the lower timing gear had one missing timing tooth and one getting ready ...
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