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2000 Audi A4 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, turns off, starts ri VIN: WAUAC28D9Y
Since customer replaced an ailing battery, the vehicle now cuts out at will, intermitently, sometimes every few minutes, sometimes not for an hour or so. Not a slow die- like chugging & running out of gas, but an abrupt die-but power seems to remain on. This v... Trouble codes: P0102, P1523, P1602, P1606
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L tcm VIN: WAUJC68E64
I am not getting communication with the TCM. I am using the Ross Tech Vag-com with the HEX + CAN interface. I tried with the old red brick with euro cartridge that we keep as a back-up and it also did not communicate with the TCM. I have communication with all...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37402
this vehicle has had 2 other misfire related codes in past. only trigers check engine light intermitinly on cold start. mis disapates with in 1 minuet or so of running, asd soon as the engine starts to get warm it acts like its runnign to rich according to the... Trouble codes: P1345
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L service vehicle soon VIN: 3G5DA03E22
THE SERVICE VEHICLE SOON INDICATOR COMES ON AND THE ALRM DINGS ONCE EVERY 45 SECONDS OR SO,NO CODES IN ANY MODULES,I CAN'T FIND A LOT OF INFORMATION ON THIS INDICATOR OTHER THAN THE PCM OR BCM CAN TURN IT ON VIA CLASS 2 COMMUNICATION TO IPC,I CAN'T TELL FROM D...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L interior lights VIN: 1G6DW5277P
I have a problem with the interior light will stay on about 10 minutes then go off. I check with the tech 2 no door switches are on. Can you guide me in a direction? Thank You,
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1995 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L traction VIN: 1G6DW52PXS
Vehicle came in with ABS/Traction control lights illuminated. Scanned ABS computer and read codes 25 & 27. Unplugged LF wheel speed sensor and found sensor circuit open. I replaced LF speed sensor. Test drove vehicle and all sensors are showing correct speeds....
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L ignition lock VIN: 1G6KF57992
Hi all. The car is a 02 cadillac deville DTS 4.6L the car will not start and the key will not come out of the ignition, like it isnt in park. scanner will not communicate with the vehicle, no power to the starter. the diagnostic flow chart says to check for p...
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1993 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 3.1L right rear
ok guy's and girl's this is my wifes car. we put new every thing in the rear of this car new shoes new drums new lines new hose new weel cylenders and right rear is still locking up. PLEASE HELP ME SHE IS ABOUT TO HURT ME! (If i dont fix it) Thanks to all tha...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 6.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNGK26F5S
Need help with a GM diesel, I've got a 05 6.5 turbo when it cam in it had been sitting for about 18-20 months so there were some issue right up front. We have put batteries and a starter in, transfer pump(frame mounted)fuel filter and injection pump. Now comes... Trouble codes: 34 (idle stepper motor)
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Stall VIN: 2GTFC29S8S
truck stalls intermittently. anoter shop said it needs another injection pump. check engine light came on last week. thats when stalling started. plugged in snap-on scanner, after entering vin on scanner, scanner says communication mismatch. then say proceed p...
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1996 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GBKC34J6T
Thanks for the help in advance .I am posting this for a coworker and this one has everybody in the shop stumped.this truck runs great except under light accel it hesitates and sumtimes kills the engine.He has replaced the ecm,tps ,distibutor,cap,rotor ,wires ,...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L abs VIN: 1GCGK24R9T
ABS is applying with truck on normal stops below 10 MPH. Setting all three wheel speed sensor codes and all check good. Disconecting or connected all three sensors, scanner shows three MPH with truck sitting still. Speedo and brake lights work normal. Cleaned ...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L gauges VIN: 1GKEK13R3T
after we put every thing back together, when you turn the left signal on,, the bright lite and all the gauges blink and pulse with signal. the custermer told us that the interiour lights stuck on and would not shut off, i pulled the switch panel and found burn...
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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 Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13R2X
Hello all. This one has got me. Vehicle came in thinking it needed a transmission. Test drove, was fine, a block away it started to chug-miss-backfire, got it back to the shop and starter would not catch the flywheel. Replaced the starter, cranks over but keep...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT19W9I
Originally a simple vent diagnostic. Replace with gm vent. Vehicle back the next week only the p0446. p0449 had always been a history code - never seen it current. But now we have pressure in the system when gas tank cap removed, and vehicle is hard to fill wi... Trouble codes: P0446 (The PCM sets this Diagnostic Trouble Code DTC if the evaporative system vacuum decay rate is more than a predetermined value.), P0449 (If the PCM detects an incorrect voltage for the commanded state of the fuel tank vent driver Diagnostic Trouble Code DTC P0449 sets. History only never current.)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L ABS Control Module VIN: 1GCEK19T41
This is the 2nd ABS brake control module we have attempted to put in this vehicle. The first time we tried to replace the module, the replacement module we got resulted in all the MILs illuminating on the dash - put back the original module so customer could u...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L ABS module VIN: 1GTHK29143
Snapshot shows two to three mile per hour change when code sets, code C0055 - have checked plugs and wiring, cannot duplicate problem in shop - may drive two or three days and light might not come on - have checked powers and grounds, no problem found - no cod...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala SS 3.8L dash reset VIN: 2G1WP55124
We put a key switch in this car a month ago due to a no start. after the learn procedure the car started and runs fine, after driving for 5 min or so the instrument cluster (speedo, tach and guages, goes dead and instantly returns with the chine going off , ju...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Headlights VIN: 2G1WF52EX4
Customer Came in and her complaint was that while driving down the road her headlights would go out. She said it doesnt happen very much but obviously a problem in the dark with no lights. I myself was unable to duplicate her concern. Hooked up the scanner and...
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2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GJ44R2Y
greetings everyone and happy holidays we have this minivan here with a misfire all the time on cylinder number one. vacuum readings at idle are 15in and 2000 rpm 20in. compression is between 150 to 160 on all cylinders. we so far have tried new plugs and wires... Trouble codes: 301 (misfire number 3)
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L abs light hvac VIN: 2C4GP44311
Hello , Maybe you can help me , I am working on the bosses dad's minivan here. this came in with abs and brake light on no havc controls blower operates but no control over temp or vents , He stated that it had been fine one minute next time he drive it comes ...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GP44R3V
Hey all in IATN land, this one has me stumped...Car will slowly drop RPM and die on decel. Only happens when car is warm, only when coming to a stop. Happens more frequently when turning and slowing down. Car will always restart without any hesitation. No MIL ...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L hydraulic VIN: 2B4GP443X1
customer replaced rear brakes and 2 wheel cylinders. customer came to use with spongy pedal. pedal fine after he replaced wheel cylinders. 2 monthes between customer repair and ours. we replaced master cylinder for air in system spongy pedal and no leaks. vehi...
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Wipers, Blower Motor, Windows, Radio VIN: 1B4GP25R22
O.k. Chrysler Guys! We are the third shop to have this van. The customer complaint is: When the vehicle is driven in the rain, the radio, wipers, window, and blower motor stop/loose power when the brake switch is applied. I can duplicate this concern in the ba...
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1996 Eagle Talon ESi 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3AK44Y4T
Hello everyone, this vehicle came to me as a basket case. Several other people and shops have been here before me. This cear has had more than one pcm installed from what I understand from previous people who have worked on it.The first one was installed incor...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTEX14N2K
Vehicle comes in for a intermittent high idle concern. This occurs after the vehicle is warmed up. Sometimes it will idle under 1000 rpm. Sometimes as soon as you rev the engine a few times, the rpm stays around 3000 rpm until the next cold start-up. I have tr...
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1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 2FTJW35M5P
this is my son in laws truck who is in another state at the moment. i have not the knowledge of a diesel to tell him what to do ecept check for power at glow plugs. there was none. it will only start cold when you use starting fluid. there is a cilcking noise ...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Light VIN: 1FMZU34E9X
Hi Folks. This Explorer drove in with an erratic no start complaint from the customer. The next morning it cranked but had no injector pulse. Later it started right up. We noticed that as long as the antitheft light was blinking that it would start. No light, ...
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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 E-550 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDAW57F12
hi their techs this vehical came in stalling will not idle does it when ever it feels like it. it starts but wiil not stay idling if you baby the the throttle you can keep it running but for me if i play with the throttle it will eventually will stay idling bu...
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2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24253
ok driveability gurus this van is frustrating me i cant find anything wrong but it has a miss under a load. plugs are good, wires good, egr disabled,fuel psi good what else could it be... any help is appreciated!
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2005 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.8L air bag VIN: 1FMNU45S95
Hello fellow IATN members, I have a strange request here. I have a fleet customer with a Ford Excursion 4WD. He crashed vehicle and fleet operation manager asked me if there is any way to see how fast the driver was going at the time of the crash. I have a For...
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2000 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: IGDFG15R6Y
this van's fuel gauge reads correctly with key on, engine off. when started the fuel gauge will drop to 3/4 when tank is full, cycle key without restarting and it reads full, start engine and it reads 3/4. there are a purple wire and a blk/wt wire leading from...
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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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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Continuous lean VIN: 2HKYF18523
Hello honda guys (or anyone that might have seen this before). I have a P0171 bank one lean. after replacing evap and FP regulator I still have a continuous lean problem. Freeze Frame: Calc LD 29.4%, ECT 71 C, ST %18.7, LT%18.7, MAP KPA30, RPM 1008, MPH 29, IA... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Lean Bank 1)
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Hesitation VIN: KM8SC73D72
I just wanted to see if anyone has seen this. Truck came in with misfiring and hestiation. Has code 355 coil curcit "E". We checked wiring and ing switch found nothing bad. We replaced coil pack with OE (complete) unit. Truck ran very well, cleared codes and p... Trouble codes: 352 (B primary/seconday ing curcit)
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L tining chain tensioner VIN: SAJDA14CY9
We replaced the secondary timing chain tensioners on this car 6 months ago and it is back with the chain noise. WE removed both valve covers and the tensioners are intact but it seems that they don't have any oil to them. They push in only against light spring...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51D53
Hi everyone i have a jag here that wont start,it had a crank sens code and another shop has already put one in.the scanner shows an rpm signal of around 200 when cranking and when im done with this i will check the wave form but im assuming it will check fine.... Trouble codes: P0335
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ68SXW
no start condition all readyness test not avaible battery guage no work fuel guage no work fuel plump no work no spark no tach no check engine light no abs light all these don't work at all checked all fuses check all computer pins for corossion just cranks... Trouble codes: 1694 (mfr controlled computer output ckt)
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L timing belt VIN: KNDJA7237V
I am working on a kia sportage 2.0L DOHC and am getting conflicting information on whether or not trhis is an interference engine. I just need to know if it is an interference engine or not as the timing belt has broke.
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22F2Y
code has been cleared and has returned several times. i have completely tested the boost solenoid and boost sensor even monitoring the sensor during road tests. i was wondering if these motors are prone to plugging up in the intake/plenum areas? i am not famil... Trouble codes: P0400
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality
hi all. this benz idles way too high--around 1800. i replaced the overload relay a couple years ago for the same problem and it fixed it, but this time, no luck. i don't have much info on this car and could sure use some pointers before i get in too deep. idle...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300TD 3.0L cruise control VIN: WDBEB93D2H
car came in with complaint of inop cruise control switch was physically broken and was replaced performed all tests from alldata and passed, thereby replaced amplifier. Still no cruise operation, customer said "what else can we replace" against my judgment we ...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L vaccumn servos
We need an accurate vaccumn hose diagram for this AC distrebution system. Also we need to know how to change the vaccumn servo that is located to the right of the IP pannel. The Ac works well,but the system is "locked" on defrost. This servo is broken and we n...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L chain VIN: WDCAB36E2W
This car was with a bad transfer case. Chain and sprockets were ruint. Searching on iATN I realize it is a common problem and there is the fix factory kit pn [...]. We changed the parts and assembled case. Problem is car now has a weird vibration at abo...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4JGAB72E3Y
This mercedes ML430 came in with bad idle,loping. Checked MAF sensor first off. Looked clean and at idle it showed 6-7g/s and would go up as high as 151g/s on wot snap. Cleaned throttle body and ran a motor-vac on it but still lopes at idle.Seems to run fine o...
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1972 MG B 1.8L Stall VIN: GHN52C2628
OK, MG techs, here's my sob story: This MG would not start due to flooding carbs that were replaced with a new Weber conversion. It then would start but not idle below 1000 RPM and idle quality was poor. I then got the car and located no compression in Cyl # 3...
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1995 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AP57J5S
Crank sensor is picking up a signal and when spinning engine over checking the reference wire on the cam sensor with a power probe the cam sensor flashes a ground signal as though it is working but the computer doesn,t pick it up . Trouble codes: 23 (cam sensor fault)
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44G6Y
i need help with this mitsu. guys. it's interesting. Trouble codes: P0505
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1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2XN11T6X
I cleared code PO141 O2 sensor Bank 1 Sensor 2 heater malf. I start the car and road test. I notice on the scanner that the front O2 sensor (bank 1 sensor 1)heater comes on right away, but the rear 02 sensor (bank 1 sensor 2) takes about 2 to 3 minutes to come... Trouble codes: P0141 (rear o2 sensor malf. B1S2)
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G3WS52K3X
Came in with a service engine lamp on. Vehicle shows a misfire on cylinder 2. Compression and fuel pressure check out okay. We have moved the coils around without any change, still misfires cyl 2. We have moved injectors as well as replaced with new and still ... Trouble codes: P1300
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2004 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L lack of acc light VIN: 1GHDT13S04
OK i have an intermittant here that is driving us nuts. This bravada came to us a few months back with a rat attack under the hood first off we found some turn signal wiring chewed up and fixed that. Weeks later the vehicle came back with a lack of power light... Trouble codes: P2138 (1-2 corolation)
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2002 Other European spyder 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ABCDEFGHIJ
This Masi has a cold start problem. It stumbles with a misfire when it is cold and seems to dissipate when it warms up after a few minutes. I could of sworn that it was a broken spark plug insulator. Like on a BMW 4.4 when it has a broken plug, just seems to b...
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1994 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L steering VIN: 1P4GH44R2R
customer complaint is a wobble when making a very slight right hand turn. we have checked front end/ok, we've checked tires/ok. we've checked alignment /ok. please help!
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2005 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZH528X5
checked all grounds underhoods & wiring found no problems Trouble codes: P1125 (p2120- throttle pedal position sen sw d ckt), P2120 (throttle pedal position sen sw d ckt), P2125 (sw e ckt), P2138 (sw d/e correlation)
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1995 Saab 900 SE 2.5L check gear box lite VIN: YS3DF58V3S
SAAB experts greatly needed :-)and highly appreciated car came in with loss of 'go forward' like low fluid. with 'check gearbox lite" "ON". car will start and drive and shift ok when it starts with the gear box lite out. one out of 8 to 10 times when i start ...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L trans stays in 5th gear but will go in manual 2nd VIN: YS3FD49YX3
this car would have gone to dealer for warr repair but out due to time, any ideas would be appreciated.
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1990 Toyota Pickup 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN1307L
Toyota tech, This truck keeps giving me a code 25/26. 25 is a lean mixture & 26 is set for rich. It is always has both codes & takes a day or so to set. Replaced o2 sensor & checked the archives only to find a mention of this, but never a fix ? I am thinking e... Trouble codes: 25 (26 -), 26
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1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L distributor VIN: 4T1SV21E6L
i am working on a 1990 toyota camry that is getting no spark to the plugs. i changed the igniter off a junk car that was running and also the distributor off the same car he has also changed the distributor off of a running car previous to this also changing t...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L release cable VIN: WAUZZZ8DZW
Thnaks for the hints. In fact it is no so dificulty to do. The solution is: Remove the lower engine cover. With long steel rod you can press on the release lever from under the car.
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L guages and diplay VIN: TRUWT28N61
I guess you could say we fixed this car , went through all the checks, wiring and and pin checks at connectors and found that we do have a fried cluster. I wonder if this VAG.com software that's out there would reprogram a cluster? We are going to buy this sof...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUT28N21
Thanks to all 5 who replied,and offered help through emails on this car.I followed the 2 heater wires to the PCM and all looked good.I then switched the brown/white(bank 1) and brown/yellow(bank 2)(pin 4&5)at the pcm.I cleared the code and test drove,same bank... Trouble codes: P0051 (ho2s heater controll cuircuit low b2s1), P0101 (mass/volume air flow a curcuit rng/perf).
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1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Cruise VIN: 4USCH7327T
Hi everyone, Sorry but I bailed on this job. Most everyone replied that they had not seen module problems and that the majority were actuator problems. So not being able to with any confidence diagnose the correct problem I declined the repair, and the custome...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W8S
FIRST OFF A HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT SPENT THE TIM [...] TO HELP. THE RUNNING PROBLEM WAS FAIRLY STRAIGHT FORWARD. THE USUAL BAD SPIDER UNIT AND A COUPLE OF O2"S, THE COMMUNICATION ISSUE HOWEVER STILL EXISTS. COULD NOT FOOL THE SCAN TOOL BY USING ANY OTHER Y...
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1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY32P8T
Hay guys thanks for all the help. I took the dist back out it had oil on inside of it so I went on down to the front cover replaced all the seals.Installed a new dist assembly the car fired right up.No more cranking for long time,tach was working properly, kep... Trouble codes: P0372.
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1995 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1B4GH4439S
I forgot put in my origional help request that the fuel regulater was good. The fix was the rotor in the distributer. The crazy thing was that I was getting spark at the plugs and plug wires. I don't know! Thank you very much for your recomendations guys, ...
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1996 Eagle Talon 2.0L converter VIN: 4E3AK24Y2T
Sorry guys, the customer towed the vehicle out of the shop as they did not have large amounts of money to spend on it (the vehicle is pretty ratty). Yes we gave them all the money back that we charged since we did not fix the vehicle. I still do not know why...
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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDU34XON
Hay guys Thanks for all your help. I went and smoked the moter and I found that the intake air tube had two small craks on the bottem just behind the mass air flow. Installed a new one and it ran like a charm. Thanks again Mike at Ultimate Auto Care
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14H2R
Bad ECM. I've never seen one fail this way. With MAP sensor connected, all powers, grounds and signal wires at ECM have electronic noise. Disconnect MAP sensor and all the signals are clean. New MAP sensor, no difference. New ECM, all the signals are clea...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34XIX
1999 ford explorer 4.0 mil light p 1309 ignition code.As it turned out the drive unit for the cam sensor had worn teeth and jumped the cam sensor out of timing. New gear, retime cam sensor.The light is out Trouble codes: 1309 (ignition /misfire code).
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA55472
THANKS EVERYONE FOR ALL THE HELP. I RE CHECKED FOR A LEAK WHEN IT WAS COLD & FOUND THE INTAKE LEAKING. REPLACED IT & CLEARED THE CODES. I HAVE JUST GIVEN THE VEHICLE BACK TO THE CUSTOMER & FEEL CONFIDENT THAT WE HAVE THE PROBLEM FIXED. THANKS SO MUCH AGAIN. PA... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTRW08613
Sorry not to get back to you guys sooner. Customer has been driving vehicle since I posted the help request, problem has not resurfaced, truck runs fine with no overheating. Maybe just had an air pocket from changing the thermostat? Something tells me this isn...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Battery VIN: IFTNF21585
The cluster seemed to have indeed fixed this truck... after PROPERLY measuring key-off draw, it dropped to 45mA... waaaay acceptable. The key is using the right test equipment and having PATIENCE... to time-out(sleep) certain modules at full power (in this cas...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L temp guage VIN: SAJHX174XT
Special thanks to Jeffery, Robert, Darryl, Peter,And Patrick. They recommended double checking temp through scanner, and at thermostat. Checking cooling fan, making sure they are not staying on. Have been waiting for customer to return. Was suppose to repla...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L gas smell VIN: SAJHX6247V
I'm not sure that the gas smell complaint is fixed but we did find other problems. Stanley from Florida mentioned a service action for updated seals at the fuel lines. We found the TSB and ordered the updated seals (really an O-ring kit, p# EBC9606). Jaguar ca...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L speedometer VIN: 1J4GL58K52
Vehicle is fixed. Tuns out that the power wire to the speed sensor only had 9 volts where it should have been 12. The BCM had 12 volts going into it. We replaced the BCM and had it reflashed and now the speedometer works great. Thanks for the help once again.
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJGF10UX1
THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT REPLIES. JAMIE RECOMMENED TO REMOVE FRONT VALVE COVER TO MAKE SHURE THE OIL FILL BAFFLE WAS NOT HITTING ACTUATOR-CHECKED OK. MINOR AMMOUNT OF DEPOSITS IN UPPER END OF ENGINE. JEFFERY SAID TO LAB SCOPE CAM SENSORS-OK. ALSO TO CHECK VVY ... Trouble codes: P1351.
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1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2210W
Checked Vac port for map sensor for vac line. checked solinoid in vac line to map sensor and replaced vac lines everything still same did not fix problem. Trouble codes: 00400.
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190D 2.5 2.5L Fuel injection block/intake manifold VIN: WDBD26D1HF
OK. So I know most of you will have your opinion of what happened, but that's fine I probably have the same. Taking off the intake was pretty much cake. I took the injector barrels off and saw what all of you were talking about with the copper rings. I took on...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L no 3-4 shift VIN: WDBEB33D2H
Hi everyone: Thanks for all the info. Most replies pointed to the vacum modulator. It should hold vacum. To test apply vacum to unit and lift vehicle. Shift to drive and one should have all shifts. About 20 in of vacum. If not replace unit with OEM unit. There...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L turn signals VIN: WDBHA23GXW
replaced turn signal switch prob.still there sent to dealer who replaced s.a.m modual due to water intrusion.this fixed concern
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Lack of power VIN: 1N4DL01D4X
Customer was upset because car was not fixed right away and towed car. I was leaning toward clogged cat but had no way to prove it. Thanks for everybody's help.
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L Starting VIN: 1G3WH52H8Y
many thanx to all who responded, most nailed it on the head. i replaced the ignition switch and all codes went away and it started just fine. thanx again, iatn is the best!!!
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1992 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L block heater VIN: 1G2NE51N9N
hello everyone, ok, so the final block heater i put in was a gm block heater to make sure it wasn't just the brand. remember that this customer has told me that other people plug into the same block as he does and that he has tried different plug in's at his h...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2WP52K7X
Thank you all for your suggestions. I did find a rubbed through cam sensor wire white/blk. It did not fix the problem but it would have been back with some kind of problem. Problem was the crank sensor.After wire repair vehicle still acting up, with new crank ... Trouble codes: P0336, C0236 (EBCM no rpm input signal 1).
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L shifter VIN: 1GW2R5219X
sorry about the dealy, i have not heard anything from the customer...since i looked at the shifter..he says no problems so far..intermittent issue..thanks for the input..probably needs a shifter assembly with the lock release switch thanks..mark
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Cam plugs VIN: WPOCA29831
Thanks Dave, Sevan and Robert for replying to my post. Your information was great, especially Sevan's. I pulled the right valve cover off and sure enough, the return passages were plugged with silicone. I got the loctite 5900 and new bolts and got it back toge...
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1989 Toyota Supra 3.0L Rack VIN: JT2MA70L6K
I had suggestions of Rack bushings. Good idea but these were fine. I found that the rear end was almost out of fluid due to a very slow leak. A used unit and one shaft was installed and the vibration was still there. There is a little play in the rear be...
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1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JT2VV22F6L
hey folks had two issues with this one. we'll start with the computer, the computer has lost the ability to ground the sensors[tps,iac,coolant temp and mass air] there for not allowing the vehicle to run. goes to show checking for proper power and sweep testi...
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L a/c heater control panel VIN: YV1LS5513S
OK. Car is gone. Pretty much I had enough with it. After the first day I kept being taken off the car and couldn't get enough time into it to try and figure it out, so we told the customer to take it to the dealer. I was leading to a control panel. I was told ...
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