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2002 Audi A4 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E92
Custome came in saying Check engine and traction control lamp on and has been for a while. (no local dealer) Now engine sputters and will not rev. Replaced MAF sensor, drivabilty complaint gone. Now trying to repair other DTC's. Replaced the accel pedal positi... Trouble codes: P2138 (TPS/Pedal position sensor/switch D/E voltage correlation), P2128 (TPS/Pedal position sensor switch E circuit high input)
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT4349I
Hi group, E 39 BMW, 2001 525I. random misfire code p0300, along with code p0171, p0174, lean system bank 1 and 2, p1343,p1345,misfire cyl#1 and cyl#2 fuel cut off, after a smoke test, I replaced crank case oil seperater vent valve with 4 connecting pipes. was ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P1343 (misfire cyl1 with fuel cut off), P1345 (misfire cyl2 with fuel cut off), P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0174 (system lean bank 2)
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L hvac blower motor VIN: 1G4CW53LXM
HVAC blower motor stays running with key off. Replaced blower motor module. This solved the problem at first, then the next day had same problem. Checked purple 65 wire, orange 761 wire and fuse 2 for short to power. These all checked out ok. Plugged in anothe...
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1991 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1GEDZ90B1M
We have a miss on #4 cylinder, fuel pressure good, injector working, 175lbs comp 75 running. Spark good, cap replaced, plug replaced. This miss starts at cold start up and continues even after warm up. I can't give you gas reading as we don't have a gas analiz...
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1966 Chevrolet El Camino 327CID Powerglide Trans
Test drove vehicle on customer concern of some smoke upon acceleration. Observed same and also no kick down.Checked fluid level-at spec. and clean. This is a Powerglide with aluminum case. Pulled vacuum line from trans module and trans fluid came out. Replaced...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W1S
vehicle came in 1 week ago for no start had no spark proved module bad replaced module and coil per customer request now has no start with no injector pulse and code 1351 can clear code and vehicle will start ran test in aldata and according to test the module... Trouble codes: 1351 (Electronic Spark Timing EST Output High Or Pulses Detected When Open)
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 8.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3GNGK26G71
Hello and thanks in advance. Customer states that on long highway trips the truck will stall at a steady speed as if he were turning the key off. After pulling over and a few start attempts it will start. He never remembers if he has dash lights or a SES light...
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2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L engine
this vehicle is driving me crazy.it came in with miss on cylinder #3.checked kv at sparkplug [...].checked noid at injector 3 thru harness good. did compression test not so good,it reads zero.where do i go from here.i took valve cover off and both rockers s...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S82
This vehicle acts up very intermittently. Initially, the customer told me the vehicle bucked with the security, ABS and MIL & low power lights coming on. It kept running and he was able to drive it to our shop. I retrieved codes P1635 - 5 Volt reference 'A' lo... Trouble codes: P1271 (APP Sensor Correlation Error), P1635 (5 Volt Reference A Low), P1639 (5 Volt Reference B Low)
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WX15K22
P0420 MIL keeps returning - low catalatic converter efficiency. catalyic converter was plugged replaced catalyic converter with aftermarket one, also replaced rear o2 sensor with aftermarket one, Is it a ECM flash problem?, or an aftermarket parts are not per... Trouble codes: P420
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L rear wiper VIN: 1GD34TUI89
hey everyone i have a 2004 tahoe with a inop rear wiper motor i checked fuses has power to motor turn switch on has power on gray wire but is still inop. i think it might be a ground but wanted to know if anyone has ran into this before and maybe im overlookin...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56HXS
vehicle intermittantly dies mainly cold and sometimes when warm. computer has been changed.cant really test distributor. when it dies you can re-start everytime. any help would be greatly appreciated. thanks
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3CFL45H5XT
this sebring came in with head gasket blown. we replace gaskets, water pump,timing belt and spark plugs. the idle is very poor and stalls when you let off the brake or stop.it is also hard to start. You have to open the throttle to get it to start and keep the...
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HE66GXY
This is to the Chrysler techs is there away to install a used ECM and clear the lockout from the factory alarm without a DRB3. No start after clearing alarm code will start one time, when shut off will not start again unless you clear alarm lockout code.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on, LEAK VIN: 3C8FY4BB51
This PT came in with a 455 evap large leak, smoke tested no leaks found, purge solonoid seals when off, replaced LDP and car is back 5 days later with same code. Any help is apprecated Thanks in advance Rev Peavy's Garage Katy TX Trouble codes: 455 (evap large leak detected)
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2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L MIL Lamp on, Transmission Limp In VIN: 1B7HG2AH91
Hi all, What is the relationship between the TPS sensor code P0121 and the vehicle speed sensor code P0500 on this vehicle? The trouble tree says if you have P0121 AND P0500 to diagnose P0500 first. This leads me to believe that a VSS problem could somehow s... Trouble codes: P0121 (TPS does not agree with MAP)
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2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L cruise control VIN: 1D7HG48N43
hey everyone, thanks in advance for the help. This cruise intermittently wont engage or it will engage then immediately kick out. I was testing the 12v feed from pcm to brake switch but the wiring diagrams dont match at the pcm. I appear to be losing the 12v f...
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L G-Sensor VIN: 1D8HB58DX4
HELP!! Need some direction & guidance. There is quiet a story to this one.Vehicle originally came in about a month ago with ABS,Traction Control & Ck. Eng light "on". Owner is going to sell vehicle & at that time I pulled 2 codes C1210-G-sensor input(ABS) & P0...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L speedometer VIN: 3D7KU28D64
Hello Techs, I have this full size Dodge 4x4 that the speedo reads 25% higher then the acutual speed and odometer reads more miles. If you went actually 10 miles the odometer would read 12 miles, if your going 60 mph it reads 80 mph. I put a 6 inch lift on it ...
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1994 Eagle Vision ESi 3.3L power steering VIN: 2E3HD56TOR
Customer returned a week later with complaint of hissing noise under dash at every steering revolution. Also has intermittent pump noise and does not have full assist at idle. These same sypmtoms were diagnosed prior to replacing both the last rack and pump. I...
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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15H0P
Cleared codes test drove truck and MIL comes on after average 8 miles. Ran through alldata's diagnostic procedure and all components passed. Looked at fix database and found that during KOER the vacuum to EGR was less than 2 inches. Replaced hose to EGR and va... Trouble codes: 332 (Low EGR flow), 311 (Thermactor Air System is Inopperative)
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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15N2N
I have this Bronco. Cust tomer states the check engine light comes on only when accelereating up a hill or passing.No codes are stored and scan data looks normal. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP40M2P
After current repairs including fuel injection and air induction ccleaning car runs fine just has engine light on constant. Trouble codes: 223 (No dual Plug Inhibit control)
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1995 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L power saver relay VIN: 2FMD45149S
customer came in to have battery termnials replaced, no problem. couple days later came in saying the wipers, radio,power windows working with car not running, since terminals changed. found ignition cylinder turns 360 degrees. replaced steering column assembl...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51481
This car came in for no power under load. scanned for code and get those above. Checked for cause of lean and none was found fuel pressure,air leaks and oxygen sensors all seems well. The misfire codes freeze frame is RPM-2173,Fuel sys-CL,ECT-163,MPH-44,Load-7... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl2 misfire)
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2001 Ford Town Car 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM81W61
Vehicle came in with a shudder under loads. We found an overheated torque converter and some burnt clutches and rebuilt the transmission. Returned vehicle to customer and it came back with the same problem it shudders and cuts out under load. We pulled plugs a...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L converter code VIN: 1FMYU03152
Goodmorning Iatn members, I have a customer who brought her 02 escape in for an oil change, first time oil change for us on this vehicle. When changing the oil and checking the fluids I recomended a transmission service, she asked if it could wait until she g...
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L alternattor VIN: 1FDXW46F62
thanks in advance , this vehicle will not charge . replaced alternator x2 , had the alternators checked,ok . checked all fuses & fusable links ,cleaned starter,alternator, batteries conections & various grounds . we are getting b+ at all three wires running ...
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRF17253
This truck is idling at about 615 rpms in drive. The low idle causes excesive vibration and noise. I have cleaned the throttle plate and throttle body which were dirty. I have checked the MAF sensor and it is workinf properly. I have checked the IAC and it is ...
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2003 Ford E-350 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FDNE31M63
Vehicle towed in to our shop. Driver stated went to bank 10 minutes would not restart. Has fuel pressure good spark will start on ether. Has no injector pulse. Scanner reads 165 Rpm while cranking also reads fault on each injector. Went to the library checked ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L whistle noise VIN: 1FTPW14554
vehicle has a whistle type noise at 60 mph coming from the engine compartment. the noise only occurs with cold ambient temps 10 degrees or colder. noise gets louder as tempeture decreases. if you accelerate or decelarate or drive faster or slower noise is not ...
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU73K44
This explorer came in with no concerns other than an ABS light on and the cruise does not work. A code in the ABS and 4x4 are both P0001. I have no information from Mitchell on this code. The scanner says it is a speed sensor code, but I am unsure whether it's...
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU73K94
first of all thanks in advance for all your help. i'm dealing with this explorer which has a very strange whistling noise coming from the engine plenum area??? it only occurs in cold weather---25 f. or less. it seems to occur around 2200 rpms and you can chang...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L high beam VIN: 1FBNE31106
anyone had this problem yet ???the high beams stay on whenever the lights are turned on..this van does have a daytime running lamp module out front ,but if i disconnect the lights stay on.could someone who sees alot of these vans at least explain to me when th...
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2001 GMC 6500 series 8.1L speedometer VIN: 1GDJ6H1E71
on this truck I need the wire diagram to follow the speedometer circuit. also have the 500 code if I can have the steps to follow the test. my fax # [...]
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JNKAY21D3P
This car had a miss, found to be fuel injector #6. The injector was clearly bad, and I replaced it. Now it sometimes won't start, and when it does start it misses on cylinders #1, 2, & 3. It has fuel injector pulse and the injectors have approx. 12 ohms resist... Trouble codes: 21 (Ignition primary fault)
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1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L steering pump VIN: SAJKX6241V
we have this jag on and are trying to replace a power steering pump. I have the lines off and the 2 bolts that attach it to the rear timing cover. it will come out about 1/2 and stops dead. I remember years ago having to fight the same problem and with a littl...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA14C9Y
Hey Jaguar techs I need your help. This car came in with an intermitten problem. Check engine light on p1122 was stored.The display on the dash shows about all the module lost communication when this happens.Cust says it happened when it was raining but later ... Trouble codes: P1121, P1122
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FX58S6T
Jeep pros are needed on this one. This vehicle has had multiple returns to the shop for stalling conditions and poor running. First time the secondary was replaced as it looked like the vehicle should not have been running. Ok for a couple of months. Next re... Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil 1 primary circuit)
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FX58SXV
this car will run for 20 to 30 miles and then at a stop it will just cut out have replaced coil, customer has had crank sensor replaced complete tune up i.e. cap rotor wires. it looks to have a factory reman ecm in it. This is a wrierd one because I cant get i... Trouble codes: P0351
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BFZ8GXY
This car has high idle until it gets warm then starts surging. I found with the lab scope the ecm is commanding the bank 2 VVT oil control valve to advance and retard. The pulse width is rapidly changing. This causes surging that comes and goes. The idle is hi... Trouble codes: P1354, P0300
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBN30F70
after completed repair with operation temeperature and a 5 mile test drive c1336 came on. does anyone have any information on this code? Checked mitchell on demand to no avail. Trouble codes: C1336
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1LNFM81W3W
obd 2 drive cycle not completing. evap and converter are the only ones not ready at this point. basically have issues with tid test # 53,cid 09 failed. anyone know what component this is? also tid #21, cid 01 failed? and tid 41, cid 12 failed. if anyone can he...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L left front marker light VIN: WDBNF83J53
Hi techs, i have an intermitent message for left front marker light specialy cold first thing in the morning at that time light workes plug is clean bulb comes on and goes off for a few minutes, according to diagram left front sam module controls that bulb $42...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L auto headlights VIN: 1MEFM55S5Y
headlights do not come on in the automatic postion just the parking lights.all wiring looks good. i covered sensor on dash to see if that would help no help. has anybody had a problem like this before. thanks chuck
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1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJO1F6R
help nissan gurus,we have a 94 maxima with a 3.0 that keeps fuel fouling all the plugs.we replaced one set started and vehicle blows black smoke and idles terrible.we have disconnected maf sensor no chenge,undid cts sensor and shorted across no change,we remov...
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1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L no spark VIN: 2P4GP44R6T
hi tech,my problem with this motor i do not have power,cranshaf sensor an camshaft,in the orange wire,i change sensor, not change,i check all ground is good,i have not power at the coil,primari,icheck computer but i di not change isusspec that my problem i not...
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1998 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2HX52K7W
i have this 98 bonneville that wont go into closed loop unless you wot it and then it will go in. ltlft is at 16% closed loop or open. all scan data is appearing normal except the 02s are dead untill closed loop. have check circuitry vac and all related sensor...
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1996 Saturn SL2 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G8ZK5278T
Need help with thyis one this Saturn came in with customer wanting tune-up and a smog check,after talking with customer,was informed "sevice engine soon" light came on aweek earlier, and went out.checked history codes and found o2 sensor not switching code,rec...
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2005 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG6915H
Hi every one this is more of a asking for a path then a silver bullet. I cant find any information on diagnosing this issue in alldata. I can get much usefull scan data since im using a OTC Genisys. Ive done some visual inspection for correct base valve timing... Trouble codes: P0011
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2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP68C15
car was presented to us with slight rough idle. check codes. p0304b. searched tech bulletins. found bulletin for carbon tracking. pulled plugs and replaced. saw no problem with coil so switched it to another cylinder. after roadtest, rough idle returned. check... Trouble codes: P0304
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Stall VIN: 4TAWN72N4T
after a hot soak period of about 15 minutes,vehicle will start and stall imediately unless you keep rpms above 2000 rpm.seems to run rich until it clears out. other than this problem the engine preforms flawless and gets good fuel mileage.thanks for any input.
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2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L axle VIN: JTEHF21A82
Truck has heavy vibration at high speeds (50mph and up) when you are coasting. Goes away when you accelerate. inspected driveshaft and axles. Has slight play in inner cups on rear axles. Vibration will also go away when turning left and right. Seams like rear ...
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2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L engine VIN: 4T1BE32K64
After replacing the head gasket we have a no start. It fuel fouls{wet} the plugs instantly. We have double checked the timing marks, but, worry that with the VVT-I camshaft, it might be locked into a wrong position. Is this possbile? When cranked with wide-ope...
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2005 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L Suspension VIN: JTEBU14R95
Customer complaint was loud rattle or knock in suspension on rough road. We inspected suspension for loose parts and the only thing that showed up was left rear shock leaking oil. This has the X-REAS system that connects left rear and right front shock with hy...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L camshaft adjuster VIN: 3VWCD21C2Y
The seal under the camshaft adjuster is leaking, I took the valve cover off to find that the adjuster goes underneath the camshaft chain. I am wondering what the removal procedure is for the adjuster, if you have to remove the camshafts ect. This is not what I...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L heater VIN: WVWRH63B91
Customer complained poor heat we verified and thought it was a bad waterpump impeller. We replaced the waterpump timing belt serpentine belt tensioners etc. We used airlift to refill system. We bleed the heater hose as per vw manual over and over again. The ca...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L No reverse VIN: WV2NB47062
Hello Friend This customer had lots of trouble with the transmission on this 2002 VW Eurovan camper four speed transmission, 2.8 V6-AXK engine. The van has been parcked for about six months, and just was towed to my shop. After charging the battery, I found ...
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2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS39015
Have this s40 that had codes for amm and fuel trim, reset KAM and trim went out of range again and car started stalling after amm was replaced and codes reappeared. I know there are flash updates and just want to know if that could be the fix. Thanks Seth Trouble codes: 130A, 250A
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1988 Audi 90 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WAUGB089XJ
well first of all thanks for all the replies i went back to the beginning and followed all the advise given i finally found two other vacuum leaks under intake plus booster hose had a small piece broken off. after fixing all of these car runs much better still...
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1993 BMW 318is 1.8L cam chain VIN: WBABE6Z000
Thanks guys for your prompt and accurate replies. The problem was with the hydraulic chain tensioner. Because the car had sat for three weeks without the engine being run, the oil in the system had totally drained down, this then allowed the piston to fully r...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L charging system VIN: WBADT63451
Hi, thanks for the replies on this. Only had a few, most said to replace alternator with a bosch unit. I am almost afraid to say that it is fixed but so far so good. I replaced alt. with a bosch & also replaced the battery again. It has been 2 weeks now & very...
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1989 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.5L air shocks VIN: 1G6CB1153K
I found a spec in a manual for the shock air pump, max output should be about 180 psi. I tested the system for leaks by hot wiring the pump and filling the system. (It would eventually pump up the shocks but it took a few minutes.) The system held it's height ...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L harsh engagemant VIN: 1G6KF52Y3R
WELL ITS BEEN A WEEK NOW SINCE CAR LEFT THE SHOP AND ALL SEEMS WELL.THE REPAIR FOR THIS PROBLEM WAS THE ECM WE GOT A REBUILT AND INSTALLED IT.WHEN YOU FIST START CAR WITH THE RPLACE MENT ECM YOU WILL GET A CODE 86 FOR RUNNING RICH,THIS IS NORMAL TO GET RID OF ...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G6KF579XY
Received many replies and followed most leads with no fix at this time, will have this vehicle for another week or so as customer is on vacation. will post final results when the fix is complete. Thanks to everyone who shared ideas. Trouble codes: 1599 (stall or near stall condition detected).
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L clutch VIN: 2G1FP22S3R
after bleeding every way suggested I finally got it. the final method was to attatch a vacuum pump and leave the system under vacuum overnight. theplastic strap, apparently is supposed to break. thanks for all those who responded.
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13W0R
Thanks again to everyone, I checked the EGR for leaks, but not good enough, I checked the pintle shaft for leaks, but the valve was actually stuck 1/2 way open, electronic type EGR, we installed a new one and car ran great. Thanks Again
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L alternator VIN: 2GCEK19T6Y
First thanks to everyone for all your useful suggestions.Secondly I'll try to answer most of the basic questions, it has a new delco battery[ dt650?], it is a plow truck and has nothing else added.Alternators are NAPA brand 105 amp., luckily with 3year warrant...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L brake lite system VIN: 1GNDX0302Y
Thanks for all that replied.This van had 2 problems. first the ground stud by the battery was loose so I made a new ground position.second when it was worked on in the past, someone put the main harness between the dogbone and its mounting poiny making a very ...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L engine VIN: 1GCHC29151
First I would like to thank every one who replied. After removing the rocker shafts and push rods, I checked and found eight bent pushrods, three damaged rokers and four broken bridge caps. I ended up barrowing a compression gauge and ordering the parts nee...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2G1WH52K84
Thanks for the help, it seems like it was the blower motor in the first place and the smell was just still in the duct work, I tore the dash apart and didnt find anything hot or melting, I used Febreze and sprayed it right into the blower motor area from under...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L engine VIN: 2G1WB55K86
Hello to all. Thank you for your help. We put a new thermostat in this car only to watch it still overheat. We recomended a to replace headgasket and they decided to take it to the dealer. ( company car). Thanks for ideas from everyone
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP54LXT
The problem was never revealed to me by the company in florida that supplied the pcm but after three weeks of having the bcm and pcm they returned Them to me today, low and behold the van starts and run normaly. I belive it was a theft problem created by Auto ...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L cooling fan VIN: 2B4GP4434V
Well Andy you were right i tightened the the ground 100-104 on the frame rail and fan works great also there is a tsb on that Refrence # 8-40-96 Thanx to all who responded you guys are great. Mike [...]
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L odometer VIN: 1B4GP44R9W
well thx to all who reply'd it seem's that i can't change the mechanical instrument cluster on the dash ,so i enter'd the sri mileage up to 141,000 in the pcm the same as the m. i. c. just to keep the mil off .it seem's that the dealer will not release the ...
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Stall VIN: 1B3EJ46X1X
Thanks to all that replied we checked all possibales that you all had sugested but customer wanted there car back. thanks to all that posted.
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2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46X8Y
Well, looks like you guys hit it right on the head. So far so good. Customer picked it up about a week ago and she hasn't been left sitting yet. Looks like coil and another pcm did it. Thanks again.
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2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4B3AG42GX2
hi to everyone, guys & gals thanks for your help ,this one is fixed! replaced computer everything is ok running good , computer was 1500 from the dealer yikes , came across by luck on a rolled car like this and bought it for the parts , all parts of this car a...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L front brakes VIN: 2D4GP44L53
HI everyone and thanks for all that replyed to my help request. Its been a week and customers reports back that all is well. We replaced the burnt pads and rotors and calipers.Also replaced flex lines and bleed. So far so good. A lot of guys said to release b...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2D8GP54L23
Thank you to everyone who replied. We had another tech start from scratch and confirmed the compression was lower in #1 than the other 5. 150psi to 180psi. He suggested doing a running compression test as someone had suggested. We pulled the back head and ...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL477W2
thank you for those replies without your help very hard to find. the relay is above air injection pump .after the test found relay stuck and keep air pump run all time .replaced relay retested it is ok Trouble codes: P0491.
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 3D7KU18C15
I WANT TO THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR QUICK RESPONE,THE MAJORITY OF REPLIES LEANED TOWARD THE TTVA MOTOR OR ACTUATOR BEING THE CULPRIT.REPLACE AND LET RELEARN - WORKS GREAT. WHEN MOTOR WAS OFF WE COULD WORK THE THROTTLE VALVE IN TRANS AND IT SNAPPED RIGHT BACK. THA...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L security system VIN: 1D4GP2465B
THANKS FOR ALL THE INPUT TRIED LEAVING BATTERY DISCONNECTED OVERNIGHT NO LUCK HOOKED UP CHARGER AND LEFT KEY ON FOR 2.5 HOURS IT WORKED PROGRAMMED TRANSPONDER RING ON FIRST TRY THANKFULLY THIS METHOD MUCH BETTER THEN REPLACING PCM THANKS ONCE AGAIN FOR THE SUP...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Stall, will not restart VIN: 1FEKE37NTN
First, I'd like to thank everyone for their help. The fix turned out to be a combination of problems and non-oe replacement parts. After working with the vehicle as it failed a couple of times, I realized we had two symptoms intermittently. The vehicle wou...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs system VIN: 1FMDU34X2T
the truck is still in the shop after replaced pump assembly and an other control module. we are still working on it, suspecting something wrong in the wiring harness, but could not catch it yet, we are determind to solve the problem. the resean we are closing ...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Reverse clutch VIN: 1FBJS31H3T
Found the problem later when I O/H the unit again. Was only looking at the reverse stuff, I didnt look at the other clutches. Direct snapring was out of its groove. This caused direct apply to push against the geartrain which caused reverse clutch to drag...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZZA5249
Thanks everyone for your replies. Complete gasket kit from Ford did the trick. Thanks again. Buddy. Trouble codes: P0171.
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L none VIN: 2FAHP71W63
OK GUYS! First of all,I would like to thank everybody who took time to look at my post,all suggestions where great,and yes the black wire from switch (overdrive) was bad,but no repairs where made because vehicle is getting replace.once again thanks for all you...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14504
Well from the responses it looks like we are not the only ones who have had this issue. So to properly flush these transmissions the fluid temp has to be approx 140 degrees. Vehicle should be driven first to get up to temp. Thanks for all the responses,and to ...
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L Won't shift VIN: 1GCJK332X4
Well we did all the troubleshooting we could do. most replies said to look for power problems from the ignition switch. Everything we checked was ok. We have condimmed the trans control module. customer is going to send it to the dealer.Thanks for all the help...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7237Y
Thanks Guys for all The Help. I did use a factory relay, but that wasn't the fix. I took Ali form Colorado advice and Check the power and grounds on the computer because i had no check engine light at all. That check out good, I then took the fuse box out and...
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1989 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L No Start VIN: 1LNBM82FXK
OK, this one is fixed. It was the coil. All the replies were good, but Dan [...] both hit it on the head. The weak coil tested good when not under the load of compression, advancing the timing allowed the spark to start before full com...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNHM81W11
I recieved several replies almost all said to check wheel sensors and tone rings.We found the right front sensor was slightly bent away from the ring. this was the wheel that had the cloth wrapped up in it. We replaced the sensor and brakes work fine now. Aga...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L seat heater VIN: 5LMFU28R63
customer has not returned yet. I can say that the seat does not have a heated element in it. It uses a heated element that air flowes over and then enters the seat through a duct. You can see this if you pull the seat cushion back. I believe this part is bad ...
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1989 Mazda 323 1.6L Moonroof VIN: JM1BF222XK
Paul, thanks, I came to work today with the caulk in my hand. A good friend convinced me to give it a try and drop the rest of the moonroof. I did and it was a stick and dirt in the tracks, with the help of some Blaster lube, it works now and the lady is abs...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBBA45A1B
First of all i want to thank all the good people that tried to help me and offered their knowledge and experience. This car is fixed,after burning 3 hundred dollars on the computer that was not needed. i ordered the cis fuel pressure gauge and got it a few ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Door locks VIN: WDBGA43EXS
defective central locking pump was installed. got a new one installed and everything works great. thanks again for the help
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Air Suspension VIN: WDBNG75J31
Hello, Thanks for the input. I was never able to get any information on the C1338 code. I ended up sending it to the dealer and the customer picked it up from them, so I never did get an answer. Sorry, I would have like to know the problem as well.
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1993 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3CW53LM4
Well guys thanks for all the help. Most of you said check the cam gear and yes the magnet was broke. I did not think to check the cam gear because of my voltage reading with KOEO , cam sensor unplugged Terminals A-B . Need to fix timing chain first then retest... Trouble codes: P0041.
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