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1998 Acura RL 3.5L Speedometer VIN: JH4KA9649W
This Acura has a glitch in the speedometer. On a test drive today with a scanner hooked up, the scanner showed MPH @ 65, speedo showed 80 MPH. Traffic was moving at what the scanner showed. Slowed down and the difference was still there, about 8 to 15 MPH diff...
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2000 Audi TT 1.8L No Start, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: TRUUC28N2Y
Hello folks, Long time since my last post but here it goes. We have a problem with this TT 1.8liter turbo Audi when then car is cold. Upon startup in the cold weather, 0deg F, the car just cranks over normally and makes no attempt to start at all, releasing th...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L manifold vacuum VIN: WBAGF6323S
is it normal for manifold vacuum to be inside valve covers acting up as suction from the bolts.
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2004 BMW 525i 2.5L most bus VIN: WBANA53544
The whole MOST bus in down, cannot comunicate with autologic diagnostic tool. MOST system componets that are down include; radio Idrive diplay for idrive I do not know if this needs to be coded I have checked power output at micro power module OK and at rea...
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1978 Cadillac Seville 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall
hello! this wonderful caddy has come in for a hard/no start cold. most of the time you can start it and it will idle for about 2 second then die. if you start it and start pumping the throttle it will run but very badly, it pops back through the intake like it...
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1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L radio,locks,dome VIN: W06VR52R3W
hello , problem is radio, just "lock" function of power locks, courtesy lights/map lamps inop. locks & radio do not work anytime ,however courtesy lamps only work key off.already check fixes ,most had problems with battery safe guard relay for simular concerns...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W4V
replaced fuel pump wouldn't hold fuel pressure when pump shut off pressure went to 0 the fuel was returning through the pressure line pump must of had a bad check valve.new pump customer supplied from advance auto has 60 psi but drops to 30 psi in 5 min.still ...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC5244V
car was brought in as crank but no-start pulled plugs found them fouled with fuel and worn replaced plugs got vehicle to start but ran very bad and no power watched data on mentor found timing adv all over the place pulled front cover found tensioner in pieces... Trouble codes: P0300, P0171
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L radio VIN: 3GNEC16R1X
pulled radio discconected plug on rear of radio,radio shuts off problem in radio has anyone had this problem before
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Lock-up VIN: 3GNFK16R2X
Greetings to you all, This vehicle has a 4L60E trans. It came into our shop with no reverse, 2nd or 4th. So, we did not have the oportunity to drive it extensivly prior to repair. Of course the sun shell had failed and there was general wear and tear. So, we r...
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2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNEL19W21
This vehicle was towed into our shop as a no start. When we tried to start it , it seemed to be flooded. It finally started after cranking it with the throttle wide open. After it started, it seemed to idle a little rough. It had codes 172 and 174 in history. ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L back up lights VIN: 1GNDT13W91
back up lights still non functional after info performed in related history. any help please!
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L left low beam headlight VIN: 1GNDT13S42
vehicle was in a month ago w/low beam on left side inop. found connector and bulb melted(circuit 712). replaced bulb & harness, harness was ACDelco-bulb was a Wagner 9006U HB4. checked for voltage drop:ok. released vehicle to customer. vehicle is back with sam...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Cluster VIN: 3GNEK13T52
Hi guys I have this good customer of ours that has this truck that has an interminat dead battery,everytime I check for a battery draw it has less than 30mA.Also he says that the tow/hual light and cargo light is flashing on the cluster but nothing is on nor c...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCFG25X13
The van will start with no problem part of the time. When it starts it runs with no problems at all. When it does not start it acts as though it is out of time, cranking hard and popping back through the intake. Computer says it is in time. Problems started af... Trouble codes: P1626
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L pcm b VIN: 3GNFK16Z33
we have this 2003 suburban that blows the fuse for the pcm b circuit as soon as the key is turned on. checked all wiring to pcm and ignition and all seems to be good. any ideas would be helpful.
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC12F93
misfire at idle rpm just above idle skip goes away Trouble codes: P0300
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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L no heat VIN: 2C3ED56F3R
ok i'm really getting sick of this car i have replaced the headgaskets on this car last winter for the 2nd time in a year and i had no heat i found pitted heads and fins on water pump broke off i sent heads in had them filled and planed replaced thermostat eve...
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2003 Chrysler Sebring GTC 2.7L throw-out fork VIN: 1C3EL75R73
This is the first clutch of this type I have encountered, and on a very rare car. I hope a Chrysler tech has been here before! Yes this is a sebring convertble V6 with a 5-spd. It is Chrysler's unitized clutch assembly which seems fool-proof. Once the tranny i...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B75
Hello all, I have this 2005 PT Cruiser whick is running rough and no acceleration. I scanned vehicle and found above codes. Suggested to customer to replace spark plugs and wires and run a compression check while doing this. After plug and wire replacement no ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire detected)
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Unknown VIN: 1B7HC16Z2S
Transmission techs.My personal pickup when engine cold. While making a stop it downshifts hard to the extreme of killing engine. When engine warms up it runs fine. Lately I have noticed it a little stubborn to shift. I don't work on Trannys but hopefully it's ...
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1995 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1B4GH4439S
the vehicle came in no start. the spark was good but the fuel pressure was about 30 psi. put in new fuel pump and was at 50 psi. car started and i test drove it and some times i would accelerate and it would run perfect and sometimes it would bog down. no code...
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L po725 engine speed sensor signal VIN: 1B3EJ46X4X
shop called for a code po725. shop had replaced transmission computer with another. code reappears after warm up in the transmissin computer. scan data shows engine rpm goes to zero after warmup in the transmission computer. checked ckp signal at ecm and trans...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L clutch VIN: 3B7MF33CX2
Customer uses truck for hauling horse trailers. When "working" clutch, such as when backing to hook up to trailer the trans will stick in gear until truck is shut off, then will function properly after restart. Suspect clutch issue, however having not seen thi...
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2006 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Blinkers VIN: 1B3EL46X06
I have a dodge stratus that the #15 fuse in the fuse panel in the car keeps burning out. The cir. that are on the fuse is the wipers/washers, turn signals (not the hazards) and the rear defrost. I Thought it was the multifunction switch since chrysler has been...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Water Pump VIN: 1FTJW36F3R
Hey guys, have this f-350 powerstroke with continuous water pump failure. We're talking this to be the 4th in 1 months time. Has anybody else had this before. It's always coming out of the weep hole. They are ford pumps. Could maybe a fan clutch do this. The b...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTRX08L4X
This truck is a 4WD and is jacked up. It has an aftermarket super charger on it and someone put an aftermarket instrument cluster in it. The speedometer reads more than twice the actual speed...so it cuts out when the computer thinks it is going too fast(rev l...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L speedometer
Hello All and thanks for "any" help. I have a fault code P0500 for VSS. This vehicle is a 4x2 with rear wheel ABS and no cruise control. Orignally had P0500 and other ABS fault codes and an ABS light on. ABS system would no operate, speedo inop, and erratic tr...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP663TX
replaced timing belt and pulleys followed procedures and used ford cam & crank holders. two days later car came back with timing belt rubbing against cover almost broken
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L 4x4 VIN: 1FTSX31F71
This truck is continuing to damage transfer-case shift motors. We have warented one and now a second one is striped in the gear drive portion. Both the original and 2 replacements all have striped the gear drive section of the shift motor asembly. The t-case c...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FAFP73W3Y
i got this crown vic in my shop that will misfire almost every time under light acceleration. it only misfires while driving if driven like grandma, any real acceleration and the vehicle runs fine. it also pings at times which seems to come and go. we replaced... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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2002 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L converter
i removed engine for oil pan reseal no big deal but i left one nut on the converter and the nose on the converter is bent now i cant get the new converter to line back up i removed pump and i dosnt apear to be damaged please help call me [...]
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA55472
these codes can be cleared & mil light stays off for weeks at a time & then no apparent reason comes back / customer has not noticed driveabilty issues or poor fuel mileage. thanks for any info. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L oil system VIN: 1FTWW33P24
Vehicle came in shop for an injector problem and also an EGR problem. We replaced misc injectors and cleaned all of carbon out of egr cooler, installed the updated connector pipe at the high pressure pump. Had to change the oil filter stand tube which is a bla...
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GTHK29U65
Hey guys, We got this vehicle towed in from another shop. customer wanted a second opinion.The previous shop said that they had no communication from scan tool. We confirmed but replace a blown fuse and got a data stream reading. It has a code po336 set (Crank... Trouble codes: P0336
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1986 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L warning buzz/chime VIN: JHMBB5238G
The "headlight-on" warning buzzer/chime system is not working --Checking Alldata and IATN supplies very little help except the schematic showing the ICU (Intergated Control Unit)that sits behind the fuse panel and a possable remote buzzer or chime. This one lo...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Battery light VIN: JHLRD78862
Hi honda techs, Have a problem child the battery light comes on and off at will. It still charges 14.2 volts when the light is on and there is no draw, Alternator is queit expensive so i want to check it out as much as i can to be sure. Don't know how alt can ...
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1993 Hyundai Excel 1.5L internal VIN: KMHVB12J2P
hey everyone; i have this excel's transaxle that i need to know if its condition is a common failure or not. the vehicle won't move forward hadly at all, reverse it can without a lot of engine torque. it makes a grinding sound like splines or chian teeth slip...
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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L 1st gear VIN: JACDS58X82
Customer brought vehicle in with what she called a slipping in 1st gear. It was really taking off in high gear. Took vehicle to local trans shop. They checked it and had to rebuild it because it was burnt up. They just rebuilt it 2 months ago. Problem then was...
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1984 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: SAJNV5840E
thanks in advance to all jaguar tech. this car came in to the shop in the hook .no star i checked fuel pressure has 42 lbs steady no drop. has good spark in all cylinders the injector pulse with neon light seems to be good but with scope shows 2 ms. cranking i...
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2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Hesitation VIN: SAJDA24C8Y
Good Evening - We have an odd intermittent problem with this Jaguar. It develops faintly rough running, more often in city driving than anywhere else. We also have the following readout from our AutoLogic diagnostic system : X308 AJ27 Engine DTC - SUMMARY ... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder B2 6 misfire), P1316 (Misfire rate excess emissions)
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L power steering pump VIN: 1J4GZ88Z2W
car came back in appox 500 miles with the same problem. front bearing over heated shaft came out of pump,we rechecked and can not see any reason for this to happen. we replaced pump again and recheck operation everthing looksfine no noise. belt alignment is go...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L p1698 tcm no communacation VIN: 1G4GW68N8X
code set only once and a while at one time i could not comm.with tcm all other comms ok i disconnected pcm and comm.came back repeated and appeared to be pcm replaced pcm and a few days later light on p1698 if any one can help i would be greatful also could no...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LWHM87A11
Was towed in with no spark found fuse #12 cop fuse blown replaced fuse it repeated diconnected all coils cranked with new fuse didnt blow, ohmed all coils found #6 bad and all spark plugs covered with engine oil left bank resealed both valve covers replaced pl...
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2006 Lincoln Navigator Ultimate 5.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMFU28596
The customer complained of a surge between gears on a semi hard acceleration. A short drive verified this problem (intermittently) about every other five or six shifts mostly around 1-2 but also in upper gears rarely. Set a code 3 times prior and Autozone "cle... Trouble codes: P0430
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L asr, abs VIN: WDBGA51E7N
Greetings, Please note the related repair history. This particular car in both reverse and drive will go but then the ABS pump engages the front left and I believe the rear left brakes. By engaging the "SNOW Chain" Switch I can drive the car under what seems t...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L wont shift VIN: WDBGA43E3T
i am going to appologize in advance for the length of this forum, do to the work performed and the problems. when this vehicle come in a while ago. would not shift found the trans contr. mod. to be completely full of trans fluid. cleaned module performed trans...
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2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZU86P0Y
Vehicle came in with a complaint of the mil on and a rolling idle. scan test found the P0340 cam sensor code. Hooked up break out box and scoped cam signal. Found signal to be erratic and negative amplitude to be non-existent. Replaced cam sensor and synchroni... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction)
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1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AA11A0T
Here we go all. 96 mirage with random missfire P0300. seems to be worse under load, replaced all ignition components with oe parts, valve lash adjustment (.008-intake, .010-exhaust hot). comp test showed all cylinders at approx 160 psi. vehicle does have carbo... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire)
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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.8L Starting VIN: JAP727ERT7
I am trying to program a additional key to this car and i dont have the necessary password...number for the MUT 3. I have the codes up to 2004 so i am trying to catch up and get updated, I have version 15 software and would like to know what the latest version...
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1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire, Lean mis at idle VIN: JN1CA21D7X
Read many posts on this prob.Already replaced all coils & plugs,MAF sensor,cleaned intake & fuel injectors,checked fuel press.(ok)Also did a compresson test was good.Short term fuel trim is high bank 1 about 14 ,bank 2 is close to zero Still misses at idle,he...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D31
This nissan sentra is getting flooded when outside temp is below -20 each time we try to start it after 10 sec of starting the spark plug need to be removed and drying it .the car run fine when the temp is -10 there is no codes the coolant sensor is normal on ...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11DO2
Hi folks, there seems to be some discrepencies at nissan about these cmp & ckp sensors, after 4 of them I figured I would move on. Mine is like several others I've read about, tow in no start. PO340 is present,no tach , but rpm on modis is ok, start signal pre... Trouble codes: P0340
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Hard Start VIN: 1N4AL11D15
Customer brought in this vehicle with a complaint of a hard start condition. Hooked up scan tool retrieved trouble code PO335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction). The customer had previously took car to Nissan Dealership for same complaint. Dealer... Trouble codes: P0335
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1998 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L temp control unit? VIN: 1G2HX52K1W
Checked for proper coolant level and thermostat operation. Heater core is flowing good and vehicle's coolant temp. runs around 205. This vehicle has an automatic temp. control unit and all functions seem to be working properly. (besides the temp) Pulled the gl...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2WP52K7X
First time posting.Thank you in advance.Cust drove to shop with intermittant stall and sometimes not starting.Did exsperiance problem often. Replaced ign module,ran in shop for a hour with no problem, released vehicle. Two days latter towed to shop.No spark go... Trouble codes: P0336, C0236 (EBCM no rpm input signal 1)
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GMDXO3EOY
hey gm guys, i have a montana that likes to stall or chug than cut out, can't find anything wrong, only dose this in revers, has any body come across this, thanks in advance
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L blower motor VIN: YS3DF75N5V
Good afternoon everyone, I have a 97 Saab 900T that came in with no blower motor. After we removed the cover to check it we found that it had power but no ground. We can give it a ground and turn on the motor but it has no speed control. My question is what co...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Info display VIN: YS3FB49S03
Thank you for your help. We replaced a leaking vacuum pump on this Saab, and in the course of the repair, disconnected the battery. We now get an error message on the information display "ECU not Programmed", which we have never seen before. We checked Wis and...
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1994 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L No Start VIN: JS3TD03V0R
Car came in no start. Traced problem to blown FI fuse, direct short to ground bk/wt wire. According to Mitchel it goes to Heated O2, ign coil, main and fuel relay, inst cluster, and brake lt swt. AT only (not aplicable). Disconnected all components still have ...
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC28D5Y
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP WE TESTED THE MAS AIR FLOW SENSOR AND FOUND THAT IT DID TEST OF SPECIFICATION. WE REPLACE THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR AND TEST DROVE THE VEHICEL EVERY THING TESTED WITH IN SPECIFICATION. WE THEN RELEASED THE VEHICLE TO THE CLIENT THEY D... Trouble codes: P00, 1128 (the fuel system lean).
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L instrument cluster, starting VIN: WAUYP64BX1
Thank you to those who replied! Mark(Jake) from CA had the fastest and cheapest solution- call customer to try another key. They had just bought the car so we were waiting for dealer to ship other key. It worked! No idea why other key suddenly wasn't recogn...
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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABF332XS
customer had decided to take the car as is, with the loping idle. Three weeks later it was towed in as a "died on road". I started it and it felt as if the timing had jumped. Disassembled head and found all exhaust valves bent but still sealing. I replaced al...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4322T
I was given two replies the first which said he had had one with a bad computer and a second reply to check all the same things that previous help request had posted. The difference was that my pump is good, the valve is good as well as the solenoid for the va... Trouble codes: P1421, P1423.
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2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Turn signals VIN: 2G4WB52K32
Thanks to everyone who replied. Big thanks to Joseph from New York. The info you sent helped big time. I checked the ignition switch and did find a voltage drop on the pink wire out of the igniton switch which is a feed wire for the wiper circuit and a few oth...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Accessories VIN: 1G6KD54Y11
The customer has been driving the vehicle every day and not had a problem with the battery going dead. I feel this will happen again but at this point he does not want to spend any more money.
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1986 Chevrolet K30 Custom 6.2L headlight VIN: 1986CHEVRO
GOT IT FIGURED OUT GUYS PUT IN A DIODE IT FIXED MY PROBLEM THANKS SO MUCH
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1990 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCGK24K7E
Well the vehicle is fixed. Got a lot [29!] of replies and not a bad one in the bunch. A lot of them were close but I'll summarize we did and found as all of these were suggestions given or things we tried ourselves. Exhaust backpressure: I had my gauge hooked ...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Sarter, and charging system VIN: 2G1WL52M35
ok...sorry to take so long to post this fix. i talked to my boss today, and he says the customer says all is well with this car, even though he didn't bring it back in for me to re-check myself(which i would've prefered). so..as i stated in the update, althoug...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Valve Train VIN: 1G1NE52J7Y
Thank you for the many helpful replies. We highly suspect the rocker arms or camshaft to be worn excessively. The problem still exists, and the vehicle owner has elected not to fix or repair, but to sell the vehicle "as-is".
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L transmission VIN: 2G1WH55K22
WE TOOK THE VEHICLE TO CHEV. DEALERSHIP TO HAVE THE COMPUTER REFLASHED. AFTER REFLASHING AL [...] RESPONCES.
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L ABS Module VIN: 1GCGG29R92
Replaced ABS Modual. Now no light. Thanks for all the help
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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2G1WX15K93
Gentlemen, thank you all so much. After getting so many responses and basically all the same I replaced the hub assembly again. This did indeed fix the problem. After the fix and talking again with this customer I found out that her cousins boyfriend had in...
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Starting VIN: 1GNFK16Z85
This one was prtty simple once I put the fuel pressure gauge on it. It would fire up right away if you cycled the key for the 2 second pump prime a couple of times before starting. When you shut it off the pump pressure dropped like a rock. He has a service co...
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L wiper pulse VIN: 1GNFK13097
Thanks to all who responded,another lesson learned concerning new technology.The wipers are not supposed to work in the pulse mode unless there is water on the windshield,period.In this case,the rain sensor at the top of the glass was defective and,basically,t...
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1995 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L intermitent no start VIN: 1C3EU4532S
I gave the customer 5-6 estimates of all the possible causes, including fuel pump, relays, ignition switch, etc. and I put them in order of probability and they chose to have the pump replaced and I switched the relay around with an a/c relay and so far so goo...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Ignition cylinder VIN: 1B4GT44L4X
I ended up replacing the lock cylinder and key for the ignition on this. Most of the larger local dealers I called said they didn't stock tumblers for these because they only came in bags of 100... When I got it in, the tumbler would lock up about 1 turn in 20...
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1972 Ford F100 390CID Wiring
Thanks for all who responded! Especially Jungle Jim and Ed Klein for sending the wiring diagrams.
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1979 Ford F-100 Custom 5.8L power steering VIN: F14HLFC183
Thank you all.. Ended up bad gear box.. Called junk yard and they said they knew it was bad they thought we were after just the pitman arm but yet they charged us for a gear box they said to bad so sad, live and learn.. Installed reman gear box and had to pu...
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1989 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEE14NXK
Hey guys thank you very much for all the help i replaced the dist. and all fixed.I put a new dist. 2 months ago and cant believe it went bad but it did thank you and god bless
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14H5S
well thanks again to iatn members one of you was right is was contaminated gas. i think he might of put e85 in it. well at least its out of my hairl.
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FDXF46FXX
Thanks to all the great help you guys and gals sent to me.did more testing today and found fuel pressure had only 10 psi.replaced the pump and all is well.thanks again for all the help.kyle [...] Trouble codes: P0113, P0344, P0603, P1211, P1212.
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33P73
I watched the MIL and MILF pids as the light came on or flickered. The MIL was always 'off' but the MILF (MIL Fault) changed to 'yes' as soon as the engine started. I knew this meant the PCM was NOT commanding the MIL on. I removed the cluster and inspected th...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FMPU15L14
you were right on the money for the Alt. Replaced it with the correct Alt. and all works great. Thanks for all the help.
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L ratio error VIN: 1FTZR45E94
thanks for all the help i appreciate it. we bored the sevos and replaced the valve body. that seemed to take care of the car for now
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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: AFADXXMJDD
Thanks for your replies everyone, I triple checked the refrence voltage to the swirl control solinoids (the solinoid that supply vaccumm to the actuators to open the intake manifold runner butterflies) and the trigger to the solinoids from the pcm was fine. An... Trouble codes: P0403 (egr control circ.), P1549 (intake manifold runner control circ.), P2008 (swirl control open circ.).
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1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13W5S
it took awhile but this vehicle is fixed. thanks for all the advise. after 2 after-market fuel pumps, which only could produce 60 psi max, we installed a factory GM pump. started vehicle and it ran great...for about a half hour, then back to running like junk....
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2003 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L Suspension VIN: 1GKFK66U73
Thanks for the help, a few of you mentioned bad fluid and bad master cylinder and I was sure that wasn't it because the stability codes and light would come on and it was never during braking. However we took the master cylinder apart and there was oil in the ...
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L rad fan VIN: 4R5D5G6U7Y
thanks to all members,special to joshep [...],the way he tol me to do,i find an fix this problem,i replace ecm ,car is good.
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2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHCG35G3Y
Sorry for not posting sooner. My Iatn account was closed because someone got my credit card number and started to use it as thier own, so I had to get it changed and never updated my Iatn info so my account was closed. Anyhow, Based on all the info that I r... Trouble codes: P0135 (heated o2 circuit malfunction bank 1), P0141 (heated o2 circuit malfunction bank 2), P0201, P0202, P0203, P0204.
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHWF25S3Y
thanks for all info we received and to all who took time to read. the balance belt was intact and in time but the timing belt was so loose it was ready to come off and it was 1 tooth off! upon reassembly, it is idling good. thanks again, ty
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1993 Mazda 929 3.0L Belts VIN: JMIHD4617P
Thanks to all who responded to this help request. Adjusting the belt worked. This car belongs to a student enrolled in my program. I really appreciate the suggestions about belt tension, o e parts, and battery/charging system related causes. I also appreciate ...
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1MEFM6534X
Thanks for all the help. I put a factory tnsioner and belt on it. Belt is right in the center now. I had to losen the tensioner a little bit. Ay Ok. Thanks Roger [...]
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G13
Many Thanks to the 8 Techs that gave their time to offer assistance! Most of the replies said to use a lab scope and make sure the cam signal lined up with the crank signal, they did not and would not even with trying to move the cam sensor housing a bit. Furt... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340.
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1991 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L hard start when cold
thank you all for your time. the car now starts up and idles like new. so i checked the compression as a few mentiond, all cylinders were between 165-175. these motors are pretty damn good from what i have seen. sold a injector cleaning. no better on star...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D5T
I replaced the IAC motor, all is well. Did minor air bleed adjustment. if problem reoccures I will be testing MAF sensor further. Thank You. Trouble codes: P0505 (idle air control system problem).
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09YX4
Thanks for all who helped, I located the problem to the gas pedal, there are 2 sensors A&B that control the electronic throttle, i scoped the both senors for a problem and there were none. I performed a idle memory procedure, (Alldata) and I had the customer ... Trouble codes: P2135.
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2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BL11D65
the fix was timing chain. car with that low of milage didnt think to check that. thank`s for all replies. Trouble codes: P0340.
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1985 Pontiac J2000 Sunbird 1.8L Thermostat housing VIN: 1C2JC6702F
Thanks to the members, that offered help. I have been unable to find the correct t-stat housing. The aftermarket parts are not the correct piece. The OEM part was discontinued in 2006, and numerous searches have not been succesfull. I have done a search of use...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G2NF52T81
Thanks for the replies. Jeff from Ohio and Ward from Pennsylvania were right on with the defective coil housing. We replaced the standard ignition piece with a delco unit and all is good now. Thanks foe taking the time to offer use help. Trouble codes: P0336 (crank sensor), P0300 (miss does not show up on data screen).
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