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1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Engine Misfire VIN: WAUBG74D3W
Hey Audi Techs, I've got a problem child A8 that I can not figure out. It has been passed around to 3 different Audi techs prior to me and none of us can come up w/ anything on this vehicle. Customer states that he was driving and then the engine began to m...
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2006 Audi A3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUNF78P96
hey audi techs! got an a3 here w/ 2.0turbo. exhibits a misfire and severe lack of power w/ po301 and a solid mil [not flashing?] checked the few audi posts and saw the one about a pcv system malfunction on the 1.8 a4. pulled the dipstick and found vacuum but n... Trouble codes: P0301
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L airbag light VIN: WBAAM3345Y
repaired fairly minor front end damage, replaced airbag(deployed) and left seat belt pre-tensioner(code), light still on. checked codes MODIS 0B Battery disconnection. Can find no data on Mitchell about this code. Any info would be appreciated, I have the BMW ...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Driveshaft VIN: WBAFB33531
Less than 50 miles after axle shaft installation, the transfer driveshaft bent and destroyed the transfer case. No obvious evidence of failure of shaft causing event. BMW dealer is claiming that the axle that this shop installed popped out, and that caused the...
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2004 BMW 525i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANA535X4
Help. I cannot communicate with ecm to check code and reset service reminder. I have a snappy modus with BMW softwear good to 05' Car is 04' The scanner vin input does not list my vin. When I input the engine and chassis it will not communicate. (Vin is a mis-...
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1993 Buick Regal 3.8L draw VIN: 2G4WB51T3P
hey, we have this buick that has an intermittent draw on the battery. There is no draw on the battery when we check it. It takes a couple days but the the battery is completly flat some times, seems to be more often when it is cold. I was just wondering if any...
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1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L security system VIN: 1G4CU5212V
Hi Techs,I had a no start no crank on this car and took care of a battery problem first and security light was flashing so I did a relearn and it started every time. A few days later car will not crank. I see the security light is on again when key is in run p...
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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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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L mirrors VIN: 1G6KD54YOW
Howdy, I got a 77 year old that we got into a newer caddy, His old 85 model was crippled and needed to walk towards the light. His complaint is that the mirrors wont stay adjusted. The problem is the mirrors point down in reverse and upon noticing that he adju...
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2000 Cadillac hearse 4.6L No Start, no crank VIN: 1GEEH90Y5Y
Hi All, I have a 2000 Caddy Hearse (Deville) was towed in No Crank No start. With the symptoms i am having I feel there may be multiple problems. I checked voltage at starter solenoid wire and have 7 volts with key off. UNplugged starter relay, still 7 volts ... Trouble codes: U1000, U1096, U1301
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L heating VIN: 1G1LC52465
Thanks in advance, The issue im having is very minimal output from the heating system in all vent positions. I recently installed a new heater core due to the previous unit leaking. During install i noted the mixture flap was opening and closing and was not bi...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L leak VIN: 1G1LC52465
i have researched all other common fuel leak issues on these vehicles and it is apparent that these go through injectors alot, but my complaint is a little different. After the vehicle has been driven for a short or long distance and shut down about ten to fif...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on
The intake manifold gaskets were just replaced to correct a coolant leak.the distributor was carefully marked when removed, and reinstalled properly.I've checked repeatedly for a "tooth off" condition to no avail.Cam retard pid is at -7. The engine wont idle,w... Trouble codes: P1345 (cam sensor sync problem)
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Stall VIN: 1G1ND52J42
Hello fellow techs, I have this Malibu that is make me turn old just sitting here. WEll vehicle came in for a Check Engine Light on, vehicle had a [...] a p1585, in the process of doing the diag, i found the lower intake gasket leaking and the upper plenum ...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Starting VIN: 2G1WF55K02
Intermittent no crank. An on going problem over the past 3 months. The patrol states that the car will not crank at times has noticed more issue after vehicle has been opperated 4 hours or more. I have replaced the key lock and cylinder on symptom alone (did n...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Pedal Height VIN: 1GCHC23U32
This truck belongs to a valued commercial landscaping customer. They complain the pedal goes to the floor randomly. We have been unable to duplicate the problem. The manager of the company drove the vehicle himself for about a week to ten days and said he expe...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L Hi Beam Headlights VIN: 1GNFH15T63
This van intermittantly will flash the hi beams erratically when driving. Can be day or night with daytime running lights on or with headlights on. Driveing down the road and all of a sudden the hi beams come on and flash crazily. Sometimes can move multifunct...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GCEC14X53
Thanks to all for taking time to help. I have this 03 Silverado that is flooded and will not start. I have a P1626 history code but the vehicle passed the last test it ran on this according to my Tech 2. Is a bad passock sensor the most likely cause? In the bo...
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L belt squeek VIN: 1G2HUI4569
hey everyone. i have a 05 suburban with what seems like a belt squeek have replaced ac belt and tensioner and main belt and tensioner and idler pulley all with gm parts twice. squeek will be gone for a few days and then return i have removed main drive belt an...
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK13087
HI chevrolet gurus, I need a little help. Im working on a 2007 tahoe that originally had a driveability problem when the tank got down to 1/4 tank, found fuel pump to be defective, replaced fuel pump assembly and sender did not come with fuel pump assembly. i ... Trouble codes: P0463
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L drive line VIN: 1C4GT54L8V
Help, This Van has a vibration that comes in at 48mph and peaks at 65mph. The vibration doesn't go away at 65. It doesn't get any worse. Have put on new tires. That did make about 50% differance and put in a left rear axle. The vibration is still there.But n...
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C8GHB1R43
hey chrysler tech's i am after a new or a rebuilt computer for this town & country. the computer number is [...] ( that is the cast number stamped on the back of the ecm. i have other numbers, but not sure which ones to give. would love any advice or good w...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KCZ366X
When we recieved the truck it would not start, cranking was fine... first checked the tranfer pump(customer said that it was bad and had bought one)... tested the pump and it worked fine... hooked up a jumper to see if it would run and pump was ok... Tried to ...
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2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H1Y
First time user, look forward to working with everyone on this site. Please provide feedback. No spark, no fuel. No DTC's. Cam sensor, crank sensor, ohm test ok Data reads on/off, on/off, on both with koeo Pulse width jumps 5-50 mv with koeo No start Trying ...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Starting VIN: 2FMDA5149T
Customer complains of an intermittent no start, maybe once every three days we found a b1352 code { key in fault],Mitchel has no info on that code.performed arm disarm on ATCM for pinpoint test [starter wont crank] and started every time.Ohm tested ignition ke...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X4T
the truck came in for a stumble and rough idle put the snap on brick scanner on it and came up with p0303 cylinder #3 misfire detected. as you can see i've done alot of testing and still have not found my problem. i've tested the ignition system and replaced a... Trouble codes: P0303
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Automatic Ride Control VIN: 1FMFU18L8V
Need some help guys!!! Customer complaint of rear suspension sagging (almost touching frame). Found air ride compressor faulty. (Compressor motor reciving power, motor being activated, but motor not running) Battery died over weekend waiting for parts. Replace...
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L axle VIN: 1FDLF47F2V
The last two time this axle was resealed the bolts were new from the factory as well as the gasket was new. The wheel bearings have been checked and adjusted. The axle itself has been measured for runout. Each time the threads are cleaned and new loc-tite is u...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L hard cold start VIN: 1FDNF20F8X
found 7 out 8 glow plugs bad, replaced all 8, and checked cross over solenoid which is working, but with out it pluged in still having a hard time starting, even when the weather was almost 40 dagrees today any help would be great.
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X1X
Thanks to all who replay.I have a 99 Ford Explorer 4.0L.Came in with po171 and po174 both banks lean.Smoke tested sys.Lower intake gasket was leaking.Replaced lower intake gasket and upper gasket.Road test truck after drive cly.both codes came back.po171 set f... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (sys lean bank 2)
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNX21S2X
I'm working on a Ford truck V10. It runs good cold and then dies or trys to die when going into closed loop operation. It will not restart until the key is cycled. The truck will still die (or try to) even if I hold it at 3k RPM. All the sensors look to be ope...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNW20F8Y
I hope ya'll are ready for a book. The truck is running rough(missing on a couple of cylinders). The following 2 codes were set; P0470 Exhaust Back Pressure Sensor Circuit Malfunction and P1316 Ignition Diagnostic Monitor Control Codes Detected. After reading ...
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2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA534X2
hello techs and thanks in advance; this windstar came in with code 171 and 174 lean bank 1 bank 2,engine ran slightly rough, replaced intake seals top and bottom on plastic upper plenumn cleaned throttle and reset, 2 weeks later customer returned said runs muc... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W83
need ford guys help here! have truck that has p0175 fuel trim rich bk.2 code. fuel pressure is in spec.mass air flow etc all in spec.bk 1 fuel trim oposes bk 2. bk 1 is 18 lean bk2 is 18 rich.why no bk1 lean code?tried swapping o2 sensors, same results. exhaus... Trouble codes: P0175 (fuel trim rich bk.2)
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L accessories VIN: 2FAHP71W03
Hello ford techs, I have a wierd one for you. the 50amp fuse in the underhood fuse box will blow sometimes, it's labeled 112 in my manual . sometimes the deputy will be driving the vehicle and all the accessories will stop working. I have checked for shorts th...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNW21P84
This one has lack of power on startup, no throttle response until rpm picks up over 500, then runs normal until next startup. No codes or other faults found. You can literally stand on the throttle with no change in rpm for the first 10 seconds or so. This is ...
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L power window VIN: 1ZVFT80N85
both windows roll down once the key is turned to the off position and the door is opened. customer just came back to their car and both front widows were down. i have tried the ford tsb 06-22-18 window re-initialization several times. every thing seems to work...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L ball joints VIN: 1FTSF21PO6
Hi all and thanks for looking at my help req. what i need is info. need torque specs for upper and lower ball joint nuts on this 06 f250 4x4. any help would be great. nearby forf dlr says only have specs for lower @ 69 ft lbs, and that seems low for lowers
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1993 GMC K2500 Sierra 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTGK29FOP
This truck originally came in for a blown head gasket. It ran and started fine other than bubbles in the cooling system. After replacing the right head and reassembling the engine, it was hard to start. On the initial start up, I attributed the excessive crank...
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1994 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GTFK1953R
TDC offset it at 0 degrees. And timing is at 5.6 degrees on scanner. Spec for timing is 3.5 but it will not change when you loosen and move pump. When driving engine will loose power and check engine light will come on. When light goes off it will start runnin... Trouble codes: 88 (TDC Offset Error)
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1997 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13RGV
several shops have looked at vehicle, hence all the changed parts. When vehicle is cold it runs great, after it warms up it will lose power and run rough, if you stay in the throttle it will back fire in the intake and smother down and die. When you cycle the ... Trouble codes: P0131 (voltage low bank 1 sensor 1), P0137 (voltage low bank 1 sensor 2), P0133 (slow responce bank 1 sensor 1), P0134 (slow responce bank 1 sensor 2), P0300 (misfire detected)
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2001 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.6L Cuts out, rpm drop no power VIN: 1GTJK39191
HELLO FELLOW MEMBERS OF iATN . I'm just getting around to my first duramax diagnostics problem.It has mostly been the P/S Ford's since the max has not been around that long,my problem is intermittent so far only pulling a trailer and a slight grade or better i... Trouble codes: P0234, P0308
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1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HGED6344L
i have a customer that bought a 1990 honda civic hatchback 1.5 4-speed, vin #[...] with a bad motor and the transmission is noisy. he also has a 1989 honda civic wagon, 1.5 5-speed that has been maintained very well. my question is, if we put the m...
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S6CM58WXX
Vehicle was in a minor fender bender, engine died, and would not restart. I have checked the impact area and found no damage to wiring. Fuel pump runs while cranking for a few seconds until ECM realizes there is no RPM signal from the CKP sensor. Code P0337 Cr... Trouble codes: P0337 (Crankshaft Pos.Sensor A Circ Low Input)
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FGCG16532
Hello, this Honda has been at three other shops, no parts have been replaced but nothing has been fixed. The engine has a misfire on all cylinders, but mainly #2 and 4 when cold. As the vehicle reaches operating temp the misfire slowly goes away, until gone. I... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0300
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2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L master cyl VIN: 5FNYF18474
just before you come to a completed normal slow vehicle stop the brake pedal will free fall about an inch and cause the vehicle to double stop. always does this when cold or after sitting. intermittant after using brakes for serveral miles. will also do the sa...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHJW35F9Y
hy guys need help with this hyundai it has a intermittent no communication check all wiring & fuses everithing seem s ok it cames at times but not long enough to run any tests got code p0422 no shorts or opens in wiring from pcm to dlc your help will by appric...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Stall VIN: JNKCA31AAO
I need to purchase a swirl control valve solenoid and swirl control valve vacumn check valve.The dealer does not know what these parts are or if he can get them for me. Has anyone had this problem? Can these items be purchased separate from the plenum? This ca... Trouble codes: P1130, P1165
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L timing chain VIN: 61655465HJ
had a head checked 4 bad valves all ok replaced all chain and tensiners , now starts and dies,backfires through intake,will idle porly if mass air flow is unpluged, fail safe and restricted performance is displayed im message center. i was wondering about timi...
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2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L idle sticks high VIN: KNAFB1216Y
car came in with miss fire and origanally had code p0302 replaced bad coil and cleaned fuel system returned next day with high idle cleaned throttle body high idle wasn't present on 2 10 mile test drives Trouble codes: P0101
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, Lack of power VIN: KNDJA72341
I have a KIA here that seems like a weird one. The customer complaint was that this truck was bucking, backfiring through intake & has a lack of power. "Might just need a tune-up" he said; well... The vehicle idles fine all day, the problem occurs under normal... Trouble codes: P0650 (MIL control circuit fault)
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L front diff.drive tube VIN: SALMB11483
hello,i just would like to know if anybody knows where if at all .you can get just the front diff.drive tube. instead of replacing whole front diff. dealer says you have to replace . thank you
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L 2nd gear VIN: JT8VK13TXN
Hey guys hope you can help!We rebuilt trans and it worked good. Came back couple months later with slip complaint. Had apart several times, 2nd clutch looks like new,one-way clutches looks and feels good,no codes,good pressures,changed valve body and solenoids...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L auxiliary coolant pump VIN: 1LNHM87AO1
Thanks in advance for your help. I have followed the test procedures from the Ford Factory Manual and they seem to contradict each other. Problem is "No heat at idle". Test "I" in the service manual sends me though a series of steps to check for power and grou...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J31
#5 cyl does not fire. changed plugs, swapped wires and coil, spark is strong. checked fuel pressure and volume, checked spray pattern with rail pulled up and swapped injector. compression is good and no intake leaks. checked crank sensor ring teeth and any ava... Trouble codes: P2043, P2049, P204D, P2017, P2086
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L suspension program VIN: WDBRF61J51
I can't seam to find information on the stability control system. Any information on the system or advice on what to do to correct the error message would be great. I'm not sure if the voltage draw is related but one thing at a time I supposed.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBKK65F91
2001 SLK320. thanks in advance. cust had car at dealer to check out noisy cats. they told him when went to drive car to verify it wouldnt come out of first. they told him it needed an egs module. cust brought to me. pulled 4 codes mentioned. i decided to repla...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz Smart .8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMEAJ00F86
Hello all, This little smart car has 3 issues.The first one is that the Smart car dealership will not return our phone calls.The second I'm hoping is relatively easy. How does one reset the maintenance reminder light? And Lastly, this car had low power and a ... Trouble codes: P0402 (excessive EGR)
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBRN47J42
Hello, this vehicle came in as a no start after it had been sitting overnight. We tested fuel pressure & there was none. Checked power to pump & found no power, ground was good. Fuse was good so we went to wiring diagram to check circuits and found a melted co...
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1990 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L starting VIN: JA3CR46V8L
after cold soak, will crank and not start, if you turn off key and turn back to run position and wait a min or two till the check engine light goes off(takes longer to go out the colder it is), then hit the key and it starts right up. and runs fine all day. wa...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Electronic VIN: WAUED54B91
Hi There, as we suspected, the wiring harness was open. The brake pads are new and the sensor come with the pads. Got three reply must of you said the something. Customer decline repairs now as she had $3000. K in repair bill this time. Thank you all for your ...
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2000 BMW Z3 Coupe 2.8L heated seats VIN: 4USCH93474
Thanks for the help- got a couple responses from techs with wiring diagrams- explained that the timing/control features are built into the seat switches themselves. The customer lives quite a drive from here so we ordered the part and mailed it to him to plug ...
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2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2G4WS52J54
Thanks to all of you who replied: we have solved the problem which turned out to be the crank sensor at the rear of the engine. Although all scan tool data for this sensor looked normal we did note that the sensor was leaking oil. We removed the sensor for rep...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Unknown VIN: 1G1ND52JXY
Thank you for all the input. After narrowing the noise to the front it was sent to the transmission shop where faulty differential bearings were found. Again, thank you for all the help.
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S52
i took a while to close this because i honestly did not believe it was a fix but it seems time has proven me wrong. first i want to thank the folks who took time out of there day to try to help. as most sugested a gm pcm and gm programming seems to have fixed... Trouble codes: P0601.
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L T-case VIN: 1GNDT13S02
Well I got this one fixed, 2 replies said to move the transfer case shaft to the correct position. I already tried this and found that the transfer case shaft could not be move far enough to align with the encoder motor. Another reply said to move the motor to...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L DIC Flashing Errors VIN: 2G1WF52E43
Thanks for all help given. It's always great to here from other techs & know your not the only one with wacky problems at times. Problem seemed it should be easy to find & repair due to the problem was considered somewhat hard fault. But several things made...
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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L ABS/Traction control VIN: 1J31V08N45
Thank you all for your help. We removed the rear WSS and found that the sensor gear was missing a tooth we suggested to replace the sensor gear but the Body shop wouldn't listen and send the truck to the dealer. Now the truck has a new rear end and no ABS/Tra...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L blend door motor VIN: 1C3AL46R72
well thanks again to iatn this car is fixed. I searched the archives and found one posted by matt tabor. Hope he reads this but thank you matt. The problem is in the control head. the solder breaks on the six pins on the plug in. dissasemble the contol head,re...
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1992 Dodge Colt GL 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JB3CU24AXN
Hi Everyone, I am sorry for taking so long to close this. I finally got the ECM back from the rebuilders. I installed it and the car runs great. Several people suggested that the problem could be the distributor, evidently they fail a lot. Several others thoug...
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1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4L abs light VIN: 1B3EJ46XXT
many thanks to all that helped out !!!Gabriel and Gary were right on. However once I replaced the HCU I still could not read codes even with Chrysler DRB 3 keeps reading "no codes present" even if I try to induce a code!! For now light is out and ABS works per...
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1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22X9W
Good Morning Folks, I want to thank all of you for your time and suggestions. Here is what I found. I was doing a wiggle test on the computer harness and the engine stalled. I thought hey that's interesting. So I started it back up, fired right up, and tried ... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition Coil Primary circuit).
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L trans control module VIN: 1B4GP44G4W
the fix turned out to be the red/blue wire from pin 56 to relay box had to much resistance down near the bottom of engine harness by the transmission.
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.8L No Start, no power to dash VIN: 1C4GP54L5X
And now for the rest of the story. First of all, today I realized that again ALLDATA can be wrong with their information. As it pertains to this vehicle, the wiring harness comes from the PDC under the hood, down the left inner fender wall and then out into t...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU28623
I UNPLUGGED THE INTAKE HEATER AND CHECKED FOR RESISTANCE AND FOUND IT TO HAVE A LOT OF RESISTANCE EVEN KNOW IT SEEMED TO BE GETTING HOT. SO I DECIDED TO LEAVE TRUCK IN THE SHOP OVER NIGHT AND SEE IF IT STARTS. WELL AFTER SITTING IN THE SHOP TRUCK STARTED RIGHT...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L speedometer VIN: 3D7KU28D64
First off I want to thank Bradley,Robert,Gary and Rusty for taking the time to read my post and reply, Yes I agree you have to figure in the ring and pinion factor along with the tire size, since I did change the ring and pinion, we do not have the factory sof...
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1966 Ford Mustang 289CID Hesitation VIN: FO7C202252
Hi group, this one can be considered closed. The carburetor is undergoing a full rebuild with the recommended higher float setting, replacement power valve, and new accelerator pump diaphragm and spring. Once rebuilt and resealed, then I can calibrate the base...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L oil in coolant VIN: 2FMZA514XX
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. The fix on this one was indeed lower intake gaskets. They were pretty distorted and leaking when we disassembled. We installed new gaskets and flushed the cooling system. So far, so good. Thanks, Ron
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMZU73E4Y
Thanks to all who replied it was what i thought it was, but a 2nd opion is always good. It was the lower intake gaskets and thanks to john from new jersey i did use that kit which came with the timing chain tensioner for the left head. Again thanks from all wh...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L calipers VIN: 1FTNX21FSY
'00 F-250 SD 4X4 (sorry I omitted that) 7.3 psd We have this one solved and you will not beleive it! This truck originally came in with the LF pads to the backing. The complaint was a grinding noise and a pull to the left when braking. Duh, you do the front...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L converter code VIN: 1FMYU03152
Thank you all that replied. You really shed some light on this subject. It was mentioned that since the customer had just taken a 5 hour trip that the fluid probably got to it's thinest and hotest point and caused the od light to flash. Since she has been dr...
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU73K44
Thanks to all who have replied. I can't explain the P0001 code, but it came up several times. I think there is an issue with my scanner. Anyway, I put a brake pressure differential switch after finding a C1440 code in it, and testing the sensor. It was open at...
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L fuel,temp guages, shift indicator, clock VIN: 1GTEC19V92
Thank you to everyone who replied. customer has not returned for further diagnostics. I would have liked to find out what the problem was. Again thanks to all who replied.
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1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA413XJ
Thanks to all who replied. 7 of the 10 responses hit the nail on the head. It was a bad remanufactured distributor. We found the correct distributor(Honda) out of a salvage vehicle and presto everything was back to normal. The old saying holds true "New means ... Trouble codes: 4 (9 -), 9 (testing and results).
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2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2HGES163X1
Replaced Fuel injection/ fuel pump relays behind the glove box. they are a 5 pin connector and we also replaced electrical portion of the ignition switch. this corrected the problem. the customer has been driving the car for about 3 weeks with no re occuring s...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16531
Sorry for the delay Was not able to contact customer to authorize any more testing, We will be starting the prosseses for appling for paper work so we can dispose of the vehicle THANKS for all the help Charlie D Trouble codes: P0135 (p0141-), P0141.
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Power Steering Pump VIN: 1HGCM82754
Well, Supposedly this things fixed. I have called the owner and he says everything is fine, Iasked him if he's checking the P/S Fluid level and he said well, no. I asked him to stop by the shop at his convenience and I will check it...he hasen't...he said he w...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JNKAY21D3P
The problem was caused by poor connection in two harness connectors. It took a while to find, but once found, was easy to fix. The connectors are side by side, on top towards the rear of the engine, just forward of the power transistor. One has wires for al... Trouble codes: 21 (Ignition primary fault).
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 2-3 shift is hard, trans light on VIN: 4S2CK58WW1
Thank you for the replies. We sent this vehicle to the dealer, where they are replacing and coding the powertrain control module and the module that controls the wipers/lights. As we suspected, there was a voltage spike and/or the jumper cables were hooked u...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01C0Y
Everyone was correct.There is a PVC elbow under the intake manifold, that was leaking. The elbow is on the other end of the pipe that you can see at the rear of the intake manifold. Smoke will not always escape, because it may seal when not under vac. I recomm... Trouble codes: P0174.
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF58S01
i would first like to thank everyone who responded.after i changed the crank sensor it still wouldnt start but i didnt check for fire i just assumed it srill didnt have it ( you know what happens when you assume ) it ended up being gas fouled spark plugs.
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on, No Communication VIN: 1J4FT48S71
I finally got to this vehicle to close with a fix. I checked both BUS + and - circuits and ground circuits to the BUS= voltages, resistance readings within the specs. Checked the Modules associated with the BUS circuits=PCM-AirBag-Transmission-SKIM= all able t... Trouble codes: P1687 (No Mic Busno bus on odometer).
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1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L rt manifold tube VIN: JT8BH28F8V
Thanks to all that responded. special thanks to John @ Ozzis Lexus service and repair for the tip on removing the rt converter. Other than having to heat all the converter bolts the tube required a 3/8 drive to break free and then the 1/4 worked very well. Tha...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A1Y
Thanks to brain,leo,maycor,scott& special thanks to christopher who hit it on the head.The exhaust cam was off one tooth.I was able to get the cam to move just like he said with out tearing the motor all the way down.THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP!!! william Trouble codes: P0304.
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L no spark, no fuel VIN: 1YVGF22L8W
thanks for all the help guys but unfortunitaly i had to send this car to the dealer. I had another 626 come in and tried to use it as a base for testing parts and computor. all parts from broke car worked on good car. no parts from good car worked on broke car...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA24A2E
sorry i have not posted before this. the engine acually came from another year vehicle, and had been adapted into car, and the more we looked the worse the wiring nightmare got. we did find some debris under cap and cleaned car ran fine after that.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Remote Control operation VIN: WDBLJ70G6X
Thank you all for your help. Most of the replies centered on bad door contact(s) and/or incorrect coding of the PSE. Unfortunately, the customer has not yet returned for us to check out these suggestions. I will update this post when I get a fix.
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L oil pressure VIN: JA4MT31R72
AFTER FINISHING THE ORIGINAL REPAIRS, OIL PRESSURE WARNING LIGHT CAME ON. THE RPMS AT IDLE DROPPED WAY BELOW SPEC AT THE SAME TIME. ADJUSTED IDLE POSITION TO 800 RPMS, AND LIGHT STAYED OFF.
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L engine VIN: 4A3AA46G83
I ended up taking both the timing belt and balance shaft belt off. The whole time I thought I had the balance shaft/counterbalance shaft sprocket on wrong. It was actually the oil pump sprocket on the right side that wasn't lined up right. It was on the mark b...
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2000 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L No Start, No spark VIN: 08RDF3108J
Thanks guys for all the help It was late on a saturday and i dont normally work and friday was a bad day so you know how that goes...But I pulled off the cam sensors and looked at the tone wheels and sure enough the tone wheels were differnt even though the ca...
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