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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L radio VIN: WAUBA24BXW
We have had this vehicle in the shop for two weeks now waiting for a heater flap motor to arrive from the dealer. Now we have replaced the motor, we find the battery had gone flat and radio went into safe mode. The customer bought the car used and does not hav...
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1990 Buick Regal Limited 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G4WD14T5L
Hi all got home sick and decide to go see the family for the holidays so threw some hand tools a dvom my brick and a Mt2700 in the trunk. Well it's time to leave and a miss developed. Using the mt2700 When I check the spark plug wires I have 1 post on each coi...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Radio, Electric Windows, Power Locks, ETc VIN: 1G6KY5497X
Hi, Cadillac Techs! I hope someone can give me some ideas of what's wrong with this monster. I have this Seville that came in today, with inop power windows, locks, radio, rear defogger, interior lights, rear blower, and (sometimes) instrument panel. When ever...
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1987 Chevrolet Caprice 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1BN51H7H
engine has surge, mil flashes in time with surge. after MUCH diagnostic effort, problem seems to boil down to timing control. timing goes from 4deg atc to 20 btc in time with the surge (i think this a symptom of the problem, not just a result of rpm change). ... Trouble codes: 12 (13 -), 13 (14 -), 14 (15 -), 15 (21 -), 21 (24 -), 24 (testing and results)
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L heater VIN: 1GNEC16KXP
Good morning and happy new year. I have a 93 suburban that came in for no heat. I dont do alot of american vehicles but I figured no heat was no big deal. So far it is making no sense. The first thing that I noticed was that the vehicle was not coming up to te...
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Misfire
I need some direction. I am trying to fiqure out the misfire. The tech that worked on this vehicle is no longer employed. The vehicle came in with the timing belt off. He did a belt, head job and new tensioner. The engine is a DOHC. I have a misfire at idle on... Trouble codes: P0300
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1998 Chevrolet P30 Stepvan 6.5L Oil Pressure VIN: 1GBKP32Y4W
This motor is about 1 year old. Serviced every 3k. Was driving today and oil pressure dropped and fuel pump shut down. Towed to shop where we checked oil pressure mechanically. None. Pulled drive assy and inspected gear and shaft. Ok. Cranked over and checked ...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L starter VIN: 1GNDT13S72
I HAVE A 2002 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER HERE WITH A INTERM NO CRANK CONDITION.ORIGINALLY THE COMPLAINT WAS VERY INTERM,SO i SEARCHED THE ARCHIVES AND FOUND THAT THE IGN. SWITCH HAS A HIGH FAILURE RATE ON THESE VEHICLES,SO I REPLACED IT(DELCO PART).AFTER A WEEK THE TRU...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNEC16Z74
Customer driving on interstate about 150 miles, engine just shut down and died. Customer noted nothing unusual prior to event. Called Onstar for tow, after waiting about 15 minutes they hit the key and it started. Drove about 25 miles and it died again, this t...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Differential VIN: 1GCHK24U14
Working on my truck again and I have tore into the rear differential due to having a loose pinion bearing that I found when I was replacing the u-joint. I noticed that I could actually move the yoke up and down slightly. Wasn't much play but should be tight. A...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L injector pulse VIN: 1C3EJ56HXS
this one has got me??? hi guys i have here a 1995 cirus with 2.5. car has been to 4 shops and no fix yet.ran dtc and cam up with no cam sighnal to pcm and was losing spark. replaced dist.cleared codes and now spark is fine but now it is losing injector pulse i...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 4C3AU52N9V
Customer brought this Chrysler to us after his son lost interest in it. Original problem was the the first engine seized due to lack of oil. Replaced with wrecking yard engine. I do not have the core however. Could not get the car to fire. He replaced with wre...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Lifter noise VIN: 2C4GM684X5
I have a 2005 Pacifica that has excessive lifter noise. I was expecting to see a sludged engine when we removed the valve covers for inspection but it was very clean. There were to spots on each cam (lobes)that were "eaten up" We replaced both cams and started...
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1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4L incorrect reading VIN: 1B3EJ46X3T
I have this headache that keeps coming back. The first time it came in it would not start. Guage showed a half tank but no fuel pressure. We replaced fuel pump and found tank was bone dry. put in gas but tech didn't check gauge after replacing pump before he a...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no comunication VIN: 3B7KF23D3V
scanner will not communicate. power, ground and circuts to pcm at dlc are ok. I think bad pcm but would like input before spening the money on this old truck. Trouble codes: 355 (unknow code obtained by cycling key)
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Transfercase VIN: 1B4HS28Z4X
Thanks in advance for your help We replaced the transfercase in 07 due to the other one exploding going down the road we have a thumping/clanking noise in it when it is shifted into drive or reverse. the new case was supposed to have 75.000 miles on it is this...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 3.2L No Start VIN: 2B3AD56J31
I have this 01 Intrepid here that will not start. The PCM is turning the starter relay ground hot when the start command goes through from the key switch. I can jump the relay to turn over or ground the PCM starter control to make it turn over. The scan data ...
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2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Chime VIN: 1D7HL38N33
I have this Dakota and while driving intermittingly for no Reason the chime will start chiming and wont quit until I Move the key back just a little where I loose all Accessories but the motor keeps running, Or I shut the Truck off and restart. But again after...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32P3V
code check result po443 evp purge system . tested res. on unit was slighty off . replaced unit with dealer parts, use vantage to check wire from two wire connector to ecm. no shorts or high resistance . check voltage on red wire ok has battery volts. check sig... Trouble codes: 0443 (evp system purge valve)
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF56P54
Bear with me, my background is in mechanical diesels so thats how I will describe the problem. This truck runs great until it warms up and then on accel between 1800 and 2250 rpm it starts to jerk like a waste gate blowing open. This has been my first experien... Trouble codes: P0299 (t/c s/c boost pressure low)
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2008 Ford f350 5.4L wiring VIN: IFTZW1389F
Hi I was looking to find the wires and color of the "uplifter switches" I can't remember or they have move them from the last time i used the wires
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1996 GMC Sonoma SLE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, no power VIN: 1GTCS1945T
truck has excessive fuel pressure and is running real rich has fouled the plugs, fuel pressure regulator shows to be working no power under acceleration disconnecting cat has no effect on the vehicle
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2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L Intake VIN: 1GTFG25R6Y
The only thing worse than working on a problem child van is an owner who is a repair hypochondriac. Add to that the fact that this is a van(everyone knows what bitches they are to work on...), and finish it off with the drive shaft for the carpet pump/blower g...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Vechicle Speed Sensor VIN: 1HCG5556WA
Hello, Honda Techs. This vehicle came in with a Two DTC's Po118 and Po500. Found engine temp sensor broken and replaced Sensor. Also Replaced vehicle speed sensor for speedometer not working. Test drove and only the Po500 code returned and vehicle still shows ...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF18485
Customer came in with CEL. Misfire codes for #3 and #6 cyls. During our road tests,p0420 Cat efficiency below threshold-bank one, set also. We performed tune-up with dealer oem plugs. Car still has a ramdom intermittent misfire on any cyl it want to. Not just ... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 misfire), P0306 (6 misfire), P0420
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L fuel leak VIN: KMHDN55D72
hello freinds, having trouble with a fuel leak on this vehicle. owner parks on slight incline. overnight fuel leaks from charcoal canister. we replaced canister and 2 valves on top of tank the fill vent valve and roll over valve along with 4way restiction valv...
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2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start VIN: JNKCP11A9Y
Hello all looking for some input for this no start problem, cust. said it just cut off going down the road. The car has no spark injection pulse ok. When I try to get into the ecm my snapon solus pro will only communicate with the generic side. Tried the deter...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Stall VIN: JNKCV5JE33
Happy new year to all of you. Hoping someone can identify this problem, or has seen a similar problem on this vehicle, wondering if this vehicle has a common cure or something that is common to this car. When the car has been sitting for a while, sometimes, no...
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L engine VIN: 4S2CK58D13
he guys i have this truck with a no start problem after it came in with the water pump shaft broken and engine was inop,replaced water pump and timing belt and head gasket and had head reworked due to bent valves and no i have a no start condition,but i am con...
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L blower motors VIN: SAJNX2744T
This Jag came in because left blower motor staying on after key turned off and had to disconnect battery. found the transistor in blower assembly bad, replaced transistor and now blower turns off with key off. but now, low and med. speeds only work on left and...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, fuel pressure low VIN: 1J4FJ68S5T
symtoms occur after about two to three hours of mailbox to mailbox fuel pressure drops from 50psi to 15psi under accelaration. when you let off accelarator pressure goes back to 50psi. can cut car off for 15min and it will run fine for anothor hour or two. rep...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N61
Hello group, I got this jeep from another tech with a cold intermittent stall just after a stop. It has only done it for me after driving one mile or so and stopping on an incline. We can get it to act up at the same stop sign most mornings. It acts the same i...
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2000 Kia Sephia 1.8L Seat Belt Warning Light VIN: KNAFB12164
HELP! This Kia is making me lose my hair! Seat Belt Indicator Light comes on at bulb check for 10-15 seconds and then goes off, even if seat belt is not fastened - then never illuminates again until turned off and on again. All grounds Ok. Replaced Timer modul...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA24G0X
Don't get a hole lot of mercedes work so any help would be appreciated. This C230 won't allow fuel to be put in. Customer says at approx $11.00 the pump shuts off and the filler neck is full. He says then it takes a few minutes for the fuel to go down the tube... Trouble codes: P0446 (evaporative emissions system vent control circuit)
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L oil pressure VIN: JA3XD64PXN
We are not sure what the engine oil pressure specification should be. Mitchel says a minimum of 11 psi-(hot engine). Our oil spec is approx. 12 psi.. We have very slight engine noise or knocking that can only be heard with doors closed and windows rolled up at...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L sunroof rail and motor VIN: 4A3AK44Y7X
Then an attempt to open the roof during freezing cold weather resulted in the roof jammimg open. Thus I removed and replaced both rails and both cables. Put motor back in and roof closes 99% of the way. Stops when it is retracted, but does not drop down to sea...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L oil pressure VIN: JA4MT31R72
oil light came on while running. tested with manual gauge and found that it runs at about 75-50 at idle when cold but droppes when it reaches normal operating temp. it droppes below 10 psi. i just replace timing belt, crankshaft sprocket for timing belt, plugs...
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1999 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L will not shift to overdrive VIN: 1N6ED26Y9X
This veh came from trans shop with check eng light on and won't shift. had code p0120 tps code. tps way out of adj. Could not adj. Replaced with new napa supplied by garage who put on. After replacement and proper adj, mil out and shifts. 1st to 2nd is a littl...
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1997 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L No Start VIN: 2P4FP2586V
1997 voyager, no start problem. has good spark, but no injector pulse. noid light will flash once when you try to start then will not flash. checked all fuses. had code 11 for cam/crank sensor. replaced both sensors, with no change in problem. have refrence vo... Trouble codes: 11 (cmp ckp sensor)
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.3L ck guages & oil level VIN: 1G2NW14N8P
This grand am came in with the check gauges & the low oil level light on. all of the gauges are working correctly and are in the normal range. the engine has been replaced and the replacement engine does not have the low oil sensor in the pan. The connector fo...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L antitheft
This is my first request for help.This car has activated the antitheft module. it will turn over and not start and the security light is flashing.I read some where here about resetting it some thing to do with disconnecting the Battery And touching the 2 cable...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Rich on cold start VIN: YS3ED58ED1
Saab Tech I have a stumper. This 9-5 has a rich condition on start up that is also a hard start due to being rich.This is the only complaint with this vehichle. Once you clear it out on startup it will run great.No codes have been set and fuel trim #'s look go...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, pinging VIN: 1NXBR12E2Y
Valve job and timing chain done at another shop. Car brought to us with complaint of intermittent poor idle, poor mileage and pinging on acceleration. Talked to previous shop on the phone, they say they have found camshaft position code on several occasions, b...
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L daytime running light VIN: 1NXBR32E93
The daylight running lights on this Corolla stay on sometimes. But only when it gets cold outside (this being houston texas even the winter temps can range from 85 to 35 degrees.) Today it's cold, so the daytime lights stayed on with the engine turned off. Whe...
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR3OE65
Car came in 3 weeks ago with P0171,no driveability complaints.Reading data on solas,can find no parameter for upstream O2,only sensor 2(downstream).Fuel trims look perfect,both ST and LT never go above 8 =or-.Freeze frame data does show fuel trims above 30 wit... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system lean bank 1)
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L battery VIN: 3VWDD21C9Y
hey guys I have a 2000 beetle with a draw higher than expected. if you remove the radio and the comfort control module connectors the draw will drop to about 15 mA. i let the vehicle sit for two hours and the draw did not get below 70 mA. if there is a vw tec...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L cyl head VIN: 3VWCP21CX3
well i hope everyone had a good christmas, and happy new years day. and now its back to work we go. the timing belt has broken on my neighbors car. i'm a honda guy but he asked me to fix. i have the service information from bently publishing, which states on r...
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1997 Volvo V70 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVILW5506W
Can anyone help me with the diagnosis port location. Our scanner supplier suggested the centre console area but I am not brave enough to prise the bits I can see. We fixed our fault by replacing the air flow meter after some "Aussie bush diagnosis" but need to...
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1998 Acura RL 3.5L Speedometer VIN: JH4KA9649W
Dear IATN people, Thank You for the help in solving the problem with the speedometer in this vehicle. The problem was in the control board in the cluster. Installed a used assembly and the speedometer is now working correctly. Had to have the electronic odomet...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L tachometer VIN: TRUUT28N81
We agree, we swapped a cluster out of another sales TT and every thing worked. Customer does not want to spend money.
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2002 BMW Z3 Coupe 3.0L odometer VIN: 4USCK73492
thanks for the responses. we did try to read the diagnostics while the error was occuring like Greg recommended. still no codes. customer does not want to pursue at this time. thanks, Jeff
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHC291X1
Cust has'nt brought truck back, but I recieved alot of good info. Several tech mentioned about the fuel filter adapter itself or the fuel line clamps. I'll look into that if it comes back. Just want to thank everyone for the input. jeff
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF52E21
I owe everyone of you huge apology. We had our symptoms crossed. These cars have all kinds of problems that make the starters not go, ours, we thought, was working extra. What we interpreted as the starter re-engaging was actually the stater making a very nast...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No/limited four wheel drive VIN: 1GNDT13504
Sorry for the long wait. I got a lot of great advice on this little turd. I finally dropped the transfer case control module down and did some voltage testing. I noticed when I moved the module/harness a bit I lost voltage at encoder signal terminal. I then po...
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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LT 5.3L Differential VIN: 3GNEK12Z25
After test driving vehicle many times, each time I tried a different repair. Noticed a different noise, this time coming from the rear of vehicle. Put another technician in the back and verified the noises' location. The problem ended up being the right carrie...
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1995 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L Fuel leak VIN: 2C3HC46F7S
Thanks for all the replies. Everyone mentioned the recalls, parts man at the dealer ran my vin and said it had been done in 97, but he did find the part number for repair. Naturally being right in the middle of the "silly season" it tool a few extra days to ge...
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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L limp-in mode VIN: 1B4GM54R3N
Well, I have waited awhile to list the fix for the limp-in problem. The only code I ever got each time it acted up was code 12 for 12 V interuption. The CVI's are LR 31, 2-4 52, OD 46, and UD 49. It never indicated a slip on the data. I tried all the pin tes...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L no crank no start VIN: 1D4GP25313
Thanks to all who replied, the problem ended up being a corroded 12 volt wire under the battery to the computer. Repaired wire and all is well now. sorry I can't be more specific, I ended up shipping this one to dealer because I'm the only tech at this sho...
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1996 Eagle Talon ESi 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3AK44Y4T
Well guys, I let this vehicle sit for awhile and worked on a few vehicles to pay the bills,if ya know what I mean. I got back to this vehicle between Christmas and New Years. As I said in the first post, this car came to me in a basket... parts already off,sig...
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1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L suspension VIN: 1FASP15J6T
I don't feel this car is fixed, but the customer picked up the car adn drov it for a couple days before bringing it in for a Service Engine Soon light. The customer says the car is fine and I was just ultra sensitive to noise. I never would have considered l...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S02
I was able to temporarily install the new coil pack. The ires were long enough to just reach and after connecting the coil I brake torqued the engine and the misfire was gone. I released the car and called the customer later. The customer was thrilled, the c... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected), P0316 (Misfire Immediately After Start-up).
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1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W8T
To all the Tech's that offered the help on this vehicle i thank you very much with all the info looking good i was not sure where to look next so i did some checking on the cpu all injectors looked good all wires ohmed good but i tried a different unit and tha... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L speedo VIN: IGDGG31V33
Have not yet fixed the speedo problem. However I did find out that the state of California has rules and regulations that, regardless of what the Ferderal standards are, need to be met. California has an Allowable plus or minus 3% difference from gps reading...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLPD78492
Thanks to all who answered my help request.I read alot about the timing chain issue but after pulling the valve cover 2 times i was sure it was something else.I was pissed at the dealer charging me $90. for a reprogram that the honda bulletin gives .3 to do!!!... Trouble codes: P0341 (camshaft position sensor A circuit range/perf bank1).
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2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L fuel gage VIN: JHMCD5635S
thanks for the response, replaced the sender. problem gone. car gone. great help.
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L no 3-4 shift VIN: 1J4FA49581
What was happening was no lock up & solinoid was sticking. A trans svc w/ Lubegaurd solved that issue. We also found a bad fuel pump which was the cutting out issue. Vehicle fixed & running great.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GK58K52
timing was not correct. technician had to tear it down replace timing guides and tensioner again. there was one wire in the wiring harness that had to be fixed
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Climate Controled Seat VIN: 1LNHM86S14
I am calling this one fixed. Since I reattatched the duct on the drivers seat it has worked fine. This could be misleading though as the origianal complaint was intermitant as well. We will see. I can see these cars being a pain, what with the green stuff Ford...
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1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1M1FD3329P
First of all a merry Christmas and a happy new year to you all. Thanks to all that replied to my help request, as most of you indicated, this engine is tired with 75 psi, and the seals are worn out or dried up, the cutomer stated after the fact,that the car ha...
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1994 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Clutch VIN: 4F4CR12U7R
THANKS A MILLION FOR ALL THE REPLYS. IT ENDED UP BEING AIR IN THE LINES. DIDN'T THINK IT WAS POSSIBLE AFTER BLEEDED MULTIPLE TIMES. HAD A REPLY TO PUT A VACUUM TO THE VENT HOLE ON MASTER CAP. DID THIS A FEW TIMES AND EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT. THANKS AGAIN TO ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L wont shift VIN: WDBGA43E3T
i would like to thank for all the responses but customer does not wont to perform any repais at this time when services are performed will update on all replies sent to us. thanks again
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2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L alarm VIN: WDBKK47F1X
well, the car is gone, but not fixed. we checked the connections for corrosion. still none found. we checked the alarm horn like Dan recommended. everything seemed to work properly. customer told us he didn't need an alarm. so we left it out. I think the batte...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L pads and rotors VIN: WDBSK75F83
BASED ON THE INFO I RECIEVED FROM 11 OF THE 12 RESPONSES, CUST WAS GIVEN A QUOTE AND DECIDED THAT MY [...] WAS TOO HIGH (GO FIGURE)ANY WAY, I WANTED TO THANK EVERYONE WHO DID REPLY SHOWING GENUINE CONCERN FOR ANOTHERS SAFETY, BUT I STILL WOULD HAVE TACKLED THI...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T9X
Problem was bad wiring. I found some failed wires in the rear O2 harness, inside the split loom, about 4 inches from the connector. I was finally able to locate the problem by testing at the ECM and yanking on the harness, getting erratic readings when I mov... Trouble codes: P0138, P0139.
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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Windows, Radio, Guages, Cluster VIN: 4M2DU86K83
Thank you for all the replys. Just as everyone said, the information from the old cluster had to be downloaded using a NGS tester and then re-uploaded once the new cluster had been installed. The local Ford dealership did this in a jiffy for us for $286.
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1972 MG B 1.8L Stall VIN: GHN52C2628
OK, fellow techs, this car is fixed thanx to this great forum. Although the exact fix was not mentioned, the thought process that it invoked directly led to the cure. After completeing the float level adjustment (thank you Bob and Don), and correcting the fuel...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT21H33
FURTHER INVESTIGATION OF THIS LED TO THE DISCOVERY OF A TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN THAT REQUIRES THE COMPUTER TO BE REPROGRAMMED BY MITSUBISHI. HAD VEHICLE SENT OUT, AND CHECK ENGINE LIGHT NOW REMAINS OFF. THANKS FOR THE HELP.
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D3S
I would like to thank Jeff he sent me in the right direction. The problem was a bad ignition coil and it was shutting down the pcm only for a second. After measuring all the coil secondary resistance and they were the same( there is no spec) we decided check...
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED2BY32
i like to thank all of you ho took the time to help. it turned aout to be a shorted wire inside the injector harness for injector#4 took care of it and the owner sait that his extera runs better than when he by it new. happy new year to all Tahar Trouble codes: P0304.
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L under hood VIN: 1N4BL11D33
This was a very strange one. We got several replies & they didn't pan out. We looked in the service bulletins in Aldata & found 1 that is exactly what we were experiencing. NTB07-010 pertains to ticking noise heard in the engine compartment & can be traced to ...
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1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L alternator VIN: 1P3EJ46C0V
Thanks for all the great replies. I did not mention that i already tried a used pcm with no luck. I would like to thank Glen [...] for the info on how to wire in a old style chrysler regulator. Money was a issue for my customer. I wouldn't think that to pcm's...
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1999 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L loosing oil pressure VIN: 2G2FV22G8X
thxs for replies all- vehicle still here- cust. to pick up after New Years- further testing & retesting- oil pressure was tested at lower spot on engine closer to oil pump- indeed loosing oil pressure at extreme eng load times- but pressure acceptable all othe...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L radiator VIN: 4S3BH6758Y
WE REMOVED THE DRIVERS SIDE CYLINDER HEAD AND FOUND THAT THE HEADGASKET HAD BEEN DAMAGED UPON INSTALLATION. WE HAD THE HEAD DOUBLE CHECKED BY THE MACHINE SHOP AND REINSTALLED IT AND NOW THE CAR IS GOOD TOGO. THANKS FOR ALL THE INPUT FROM EVERYONE.
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2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L pump VIN: 4S3BH89661
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED,WELL IT FINALLY IS GONE.WHAT I FOUND WAS A TORN O-RING ON THE RETURN LINE ELBOW CONNECTOR OF THE PUMP,ALSO BELIEVE THERE MAY HAVE BEEN A PIN HOLE IN THE HOSE.REPLACED BOTH PIECES AT THE SAME TIME,BLED THE SYSTEM AND IT IS ALL...
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1990 Toyota Pickup 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN1307L
Sorry for the late response, the holidays and all. Mass air flow fixed this puppy. with 250k plus I guess you can't complain. Thanks to all who responded, knowledge & experience is invaluable at times. This is what makes IATN such a great tool. Trouble codes: 25 (26 -), 26.
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1996 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L ignition lock cylinder VIN: 3VWFJ01H0T
Thanks to Mark, Perri, and Allan Sateside and Michal from Czech republic. The cause of the problem was the electrical ignition switch had come apart inside and would jam up after turning one notch either way. The switch would go partway into the ignition posit...
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