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1989 Acura Legend 2.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: SAXXS83HKM
This car came in because it died while driving, The customer thought it was out of gas. We added 2 gallons and it still wouldn't start. Checked spark and removed plugs, they were fouled and wet. Replaced plugs and fuel filter. Started car and it was running ex...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Dead battery VIN: TRUUT28N11
Hi guy's, We got this TT here with a battery draw problem. If it sits for several days the battery will be dead & need a boost or battery recharge to start the engine. It's been an on going problem with this car since the end of 2006 when we replaced his batte...
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCH7330W
car came in last month with cam sensor code replaced sensor car comes back 2 weeks later check eng light on with cam code again car has bmw cam sensor in iti dont see a vanos system on these i really need some help on this one thanks guysi am not sure what i a... Trouble codes: 112 (bmw code for cam sensor)
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L noise VIN: WBAFA53571
hi . realy need help on this one.that suv have like chaine noise coming from the front.i disconect the surpentin belt and the noise is gone.water pump got some play in it so i change it,noise is still there,so i change the idler pully the tentioner(mechanical ...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L p0420 VIN: 1G4HR54KIY
vehicle originally came with no power and check engine light on. replaced catalytic converter because it was plugged. replaced o2 sensors because slow reaction, ran on the rich side. returned a couple times for dieing problem replaced crank sensor. came back a... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst inefficiency)
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Hard start when cold VIN: 1G6KD54Y5V
I first checked the fuel pressure it was low 42psi koeo, so replaced pressure regulator now it has 52psi koeo as soon as turn key to run and holds, still very hard cold start. Pulled plugs they looked slightly fuel fouled. so replaced with AC plugs still same ...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2G1WP14X4P
This Lumina is failing the Nox portion of the ASM 50/15 State emission test. In addition it would idle at over 2,000 rpm when cold started. Smoke testing revealed a very large vacuum leak at the lower intake manifold gaskets. Further testing revealed an O2 sen...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEK19R7T
customer came in with the truck idling about 2500 rpm,checked for external vacume leaks with propane along withe a smoke machine to try to find a vacume leak.ohmed wires from vcm to iac all ok. iac counts are 0 the maf is 20.3gm/sec map is 8.6hg and .96volts.t...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GDJG31F2X
The owner came to me a couple of weeks ago with a no start condition. we towed the van in and found that the lift pump was allowing fuel to drain back to the tank over-night,so we replaced it. The van started good for about a week, and then, no start. I tried ...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3C3EL55H4T
This vehicle was towed to us from a reputable shop in the area for a second look. The customer states that the vehicle shut off like a "light switch" while in a parking lot. It was diagnosed as a no spark. An A1 Cardone distributor & after market crank angle s...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY4BB31
I have a PT Cruiser that is a real puzzle. It started with a code P0725, engine rpm signal. A Crank Position Sensor took care of that code, has never came back. The new code is P0340, cam position sensor. Installed an new aftermarket sensor and driving the car... Trouble codes: P0340
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1991 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GK54R4M
i have a good one here. customer has been having this problem for years now ( now they moved into this area and i have the pleasure of trying to repair this one )when ever the outside temp gets to about zero or below this van will not start. pull it into the s...
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L rotors VIN: 3B7HC13YXT
ok guys, i have a dodge truck that came in for a normal brake job. brake pads were low and rotors under spec. we replaced brake pads and rotors bearings and seals. truck came back because the brake pedal would be low sometimes. and truck would not stop good at...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7HF13Z1X
After major engine overhaul this truck cranks over eratically almost acting as though it was out of time. Dist. is in properly, wires routed correctly, new cap and rotor. Crank sensor was not damaged during dissassembly, all grounds, sensors hooked up properly...
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start VIN: 2B4GP2531Y
We got this after the owner didnt trust what the dealer told him. I now wish I didnt get this one - So Iam looking for help. The van will run rough cold 30 to 40 degrees outside after sitting all night.But runs well after a 5 min. warm up. Now if it is 10 degr... Trouble codes: P0300
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2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L air bag light / lighted switches VIN: 1D4GP25R65
hello fellow techs. i am at a loss as to what to try next, any suggestions or ideas will be much appreciated...this vehicle has the red air bag warning light on in the instrument cluster. it has never been in a collision and the air bags have never been deploy...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L valve train VIN: 1FTRX17WXX
Vehicle came in with a poshed head gasket on the right side. Customer wanted both sides replaced... One of my Techs removed and replaced both gaskets and started and dead miss. no compression on left side front hole. Repulled head and found one bent exhaust va...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start, Surge VIN: 1F34U78C01
Vehicle came with the check engine light's on,run rough at idle and under load.Found spark plugs worn out and #3 coil out of spect,ohm the #3 coil primery circuit show 1.2ohms the other measure all 0.8-.09 ohms.Replaced the coil,plugs the mis is gone and vehic... Trouble codes: 303 (misfire on cylinder 3)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Driver Power Seat and Pedals VIN: 1FTPW145X4
This one's for you Ford Dealer Techs! We've got this 2004 F150 with adjustable pedals and a drivers side power seat with memory. The pedals and seat are inoperative. First inspection revealed someone attempted some sort of diagnosis/repair as the power seat mo...
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF17WX4
truck ame in with a miss on number seven. replaced all plugs and rubber boots. test drove ok. came back in the next day missfire number 7 . swapped coils and injectors with another cylinder to try and isolate missfire. still missfire number seven . ran compres... Trouble codes: P0307 (cyl missfire on number 7)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW20525
vehicle came in for a ceo lack of power , and rough idle . cleared codes and was able to get to code for #2 cylinder 2 times . at freeway speed at 2800 to 3000 rpm steady tip in accel will ping when the light comes and flashes . once it lost alot of power and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple missfire), P0302, P0316
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1999 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 7.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTGK29J8X
Intermittent stall when driving or no start when cranking. Unable to duplicate condition in shop (of course!!!). Fuel pump is drawing 10 amps. 6 ohms resistance on ground side of pump. Cleaned all grounds, no change. Ran jumper wire ground direct to battery, n...
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1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCA553XJ
This "good ole" Accord has a idle issue.When it is 40 degrees outside or below ,the idle is off the scale,3500 to 4000.After about 30 minutes of driving it will settle down to a comfortable 800.This carb is way before my time.Ten miles of vaccum line.Which see...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L turn signal operation VIN: 1HGCB755XN
Gentlemen I have this 92 Honda Accord in the shop with a turn signal problem. It has been to two other shops without the problem being repaired. When the hazard switch is turned on the right side front and rear work properly. The left rear and the left front ...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L only runs in start VIN: 4XSA000444
cust complaint ran rough for few days now no start checked on hook found very weak spark and not every rotation. fuel pump on. car sounds like flooded rechecked timing marks found off. find belt loose once covers off retime check for reason loose none found fi...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L RF Dash VIN: 5GRGN23U53
This Hummer is making a rattling noise in the RF upper dash area. I am unable to locate it and thought I might ask for help before I start tearing it apart. Any insight would be appreciated. Thanks
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2006 Hummer H2 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5GRGN23466
H2 coming in tomorrow, did field test and got these codes. If anyone has had the same problem would be great for an advantage on this repair, as i'm not a G M tech when driving the car would all of a sudden drop 4 cylinders, well that what it feels and sounds ... Trouble codes: U0107 (lost comm with throttle actuator), P0200 (injector control circuit), P0300 (engine misfire drtected), P1626 (theft deterrent enable signal not received)
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1998 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: KMHJW34M3W
as stated above, we have cured the customers original complaint, but we usually don't see hyundais and we have found no technical help and their doesn't appear any fixes on iatn that relate...What we have is when cold vehicle will idle up to 2200-2700 rpm whil...
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2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L hydraulic VIN: KMHJG25F9Y
Car towed in with rock hard clutch pedal, released pressure at slave bleeder, clutch operates fine can't recreate?? I'm thinking poss bad hose off master??? I don't want to give car back to customer. Anybody seen this??? Thanks for your valuable time.
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2003 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Cuts out VIN: KMHFU45E13
This car idles fine and accelerates fine until we reach about 3000 rpm. At this point the car falls flat on it,s face and will not pick up speed. It is as if it is running out of gas. We have 45 to 49 psi of fuel pressure which increases by 3 psi when vacuum l... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171, P1151
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1998 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM57D0W
we replaced the engine due to head gasket failure and rod bearing noise. upon warmup cel started flashing and pending code of p0300. ignition scope shows all o.k. replaced plugs(oe) and wires. have checked everything from cam and crank signatures to vacumm wav... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cyl missfire)
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2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DE58Y44
eng will start run about 2 sec. after batt disconected set code po346 can clear but will reset ass soon as we try to start. ck cam senser signal at ecm left & right both look same. Trouble codes: P0346
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GL48K63
this vehicle came in with a complaint of stalling and check engine light on. checked codes found code po340 cam sensor circuit, checked wiring and sensor output was ok replaced cam sensor and test drove vehicle ran fine but i was not comfortable with it so let... Trouble codes: P0340
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2006 Kia Amanti 3.5L No Start VIN: KNALD12476
Car was parked when hit in the left rear quarter. Now it will not start. At first she gave us a (spare) improperly learned key that caused a blinking theft light. It still will not start with the regularly used key. PCM has all hots and grounds, but does not g...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L steering VIN: JT6HF10U7Y
Hi guys i have a 2000 lexus rx300 awd came in from other repair shop.Customer states vibration in car at idle when car is in park vibration is gone.All engine mounts were replaced +trans mount but we still have a vibration. If you place your hand on the exhaus...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2221Y
I have this protege that came in two months ago for rough idle. symptom was it would idle fine then instantly start running rough (200 rpm drop or so occasional random misfire) then gradually return to normal idle or rev the engine up to clear it out, drives d... Trouble codes: P0172
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C73
This car has a very small evap leak. It is just at the threshold when tested with a smoke machine type leak detector. Neither smell or smoke shows where the leak is. Just hoping some of you Mazda specialists have seen this before. Thanks in advance, Jim Trouble codes: P0456
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM633XB
HELLO: I tought this was going to be an easy repair on this MB, this car came in with aux fan on at all times, trace problem found auxilary fan module stuck replaced module all o.k. I sold the customer on repairing MIL , whitch had codes p0150, p0130(oxigen se... Trouble codes: P0170 (right bank adaptation reached limit), P0173 (left bank adaptation reached limit), P0150 (oxigen sensor left before twc), P0130 (oxigen sensor right before twc)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Starting VIN: WDBHA29G6X
Thanks in advance . Customers complaint started about 2 weeks ago when we had a cold spell in California (30 f)This car will itermittantly not start, No crank . After 2 to 3 ignition cycles it will starts . Drivers window act's up by going down and then up and...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF92H57
Flood car. Engine replaced. Shop replaced O2 sensor for the code. Customer supplied MAF for me to replace. Code comes up in 20 miles. I only have generic mode on my Genisys for Mercedes. Any help would be welcomed. I have no wiring diagrams. If anyone has any ... Trouble codes: P2240 (O2 sensor pumping current circuit open / bank 2 sensor 1)
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM59S1Y
well we have a 2000 mercury sable at our shop.a few weeks ago.it came in with code po401 low egr flow.egr valve was stuck.we replaced egr valve and egr vacuum regulator.car came back in 2 days later same code.open the hood the two lines one green one red that ... Trouble codes: P0401
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JHMG5698HJ
i ihave got this 1320 thats driving me crazy, compression good , coils good, both affected coils function in #2 cyl, nobody home in #4 and plugs a little black in those two cyls only , short term fuel trim -25 % this is a bit off trying to correct, looking for... Trouble codes: P1320, P0300, P0443
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2003 Nissan Frontier 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26T13
HELP! I have this truck with check eng. lt. on. Code is 1444-Purge volume valve flow at wrong time I have tested every component on the EVAP system and all is good. What set this code? Does anybody know where to open a Starbucks I am getting too old for this. Trouble codes: 1444 (evap canister purge volume control)
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L Hesitation VIN: 1G3WH54T0P
Hello all, hope someone can help us. We have a 1993 cutlass supreme not playing nicely. It has a "tip in" hesitation from a stop when engine cold and code 35 idle speed error. It goes away as soon as engine temp reaches 150-170 degrees. If you accelerate hard ... Trouble codes: 35 (idle speed error)
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L fans VIN: 1GHDX.3EXX
Hello felllow techs,The customer complaint is that this vans temp guage goes to or just above the halfway mark when it idles for extended periods, she also seems to feel that it runs rough when this happens(I never experienced this),she also added about a pint...
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1976 Porsche 911 S 2.7L Brake lights VIN: 9116310581
There is no brake lights when brake is applied. Running lights ok. Fuse ok, Brake switch ok. Can not get the tail light assemblies out without damaging them. Need wiring diagram for brake lights to check wires in engine compartment. Thank you in advance for an...
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1985 Porsche 944 2.5L Misfire VIN: WP0AA0941F
Help! Misfires when cold most times. Will smooth out after it's warmed up. Untill you drive it, It will misfire when you shift from 1st, to 2nd, and it will misfire till you get the rpms back up. I have ZERO knolwdge on Porsche Products. I narrowed it down to ...
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Power loss VIN: 5GZCZ63B83
Vehicle came in for wheel bearing work, brakes and power loss with MIL on. Checked for codes and found the three listed, did some preliminary research with minimal results. Cleaned the throttle bore, checked the spring tension on the drive-by-wire throttle pos... Trouble codes: P0638 (Throttle command performance), P0700 (Mil request by TCM), P1780 (Transmission PNP switch/Mil request by TCM)
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1989 Sterling 827 SL 2.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAXXS83H5K
This car came in because it died while driving, The customer thought it was out of gas. We added 2 gallons and it still wouldn't start. Checked spark and removed plugs, they were fouled and wet. Replaced plugs and fuel filter. Started car and it was running ex...
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1995 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L No Start VIN: JF1GM235XS
Help, this ones kick'n my tail. Vehicle came in on hook, no start. initial diagnosis was broken timing belt. replaced w/ new belt. next, I have injector pulse on 4 cylinders and spark on front 2. Testing said ignitor. replaced w/new subaru part and rechecked. ...
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1990 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2ST87F8L
hey everyone, very hard to start engine when cold, you can crank forever and stop and the engine backfires thru the throttle body. timing belt and timing ok, ignition spark ok, cold start injector fires for the first few seconds, got fuel pressure, once the en...
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1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L kick down cable VIN: 1NXBR12E7W
Thanks in advance We have this 98 corolla in the shop for a rattle noise in the trans area , when the kick down cable is pulled the noise goes away. The converter bolts were checked ,pan was dropped and found nothing weird.Any help would be greatly appreciated...
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2008 Toyota Sequoia Limited 5.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBY68A88
FELLOW TECHNICIANS PLEASE HELP. I BOUGHT MY WIFE A 2008 TOYOTA SEQUOIA LIMITED 4WD 12/21/2007. ON 1/18/2008, WHILE SHE WAS DRIVING THIS VECHILE IT WENT INTO APPARENT LIMP HOME MODE AT 30mph, WOULD NOT ACCELLERATE OVER 5mph. THE FOLLOWING LIGHTS WENT ON - 4WD L... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0303, P0307, C1201
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1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWDD21C61
Hi guys, I need some help here. We did a head job for this Golf, and we've change the top set gasket with a new exhaust header. New coolant, fan switch sensor as well. Originaly, this car got overheat because of the head gasket ( comment problem with these 2.0...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting,and accessories VIN: WVWMA23B4Y
Hello VW tech's, We have this Passat that will not crank over but will start pushing it. The windows, door locks,and other accessories are also inop. We checked this ignition switch and all is good, scanner in can bus mode shows a code (01044) control unit not...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L temperature control VIN: 3VWSA29MXY
Customer purchased used Jetta driving home discovered no heat. Found heater core bypassed and coolant dripping from heater box. replaced core. What a pain!!! Now have good heat only when temp control knob is turned all the way cold??? When set at full hot outl...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTH69M12
Hey guys, got a good one here. The customers MIL came on and she took it to a national retail parts store to get the code pulled for free. The code quoted was 81165 which they said was a faulty MAF- but this particular code doesnt come up. We've put 2 new ma... Trouble codes: 81165 (maf)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L door locks VIN: 3VWRB69M22
red led at drivers door lock button on at all times, door ajar light on with key on, door open or closed, power door locks totally inop, no communication with any module. thanks for any help.
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1LS5542T
Hey fellows, hows it going. Not very noledgable on this volvos, so i need your help. I have a 1996 volvo 850 with a 2.4L engine. The car failed smog inspection due to high nox at 15 mph. nox are 885 ppm at 15 mph and 679 ppm at 25 mph. hc and co are neer avera...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L cem VIN: YV1TS97D9X
how do we programm or reset the ecu pin so that software can be downloaded to the ecu?
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L front seal VIN: WAUDC68D41
Mark and Dan from Michigan and Lamar from ga.All were right turned out we ended up R&R ing transmission and replacing pump assy.Thanks for the help. Bob [...]
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Instr. Cluster VIN: WBAEV53453
Thanks to all that took the time to reply. There was no way for us to code the car without the correct VO. Had to go to dealer for downloading correct VIN into LCM and Instrument Cluster.
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVB13586
well, turns out that the vanos sprocket was contaminated with silicone sealer after rebuilder repaired cyl head. replaced sprocket, all is well. Trouble codes: 2A98 (Crankshaft inlet camshaft Correlation).
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L abs VIN: IG6KD54Y63
I FIX THE CAD I HAD THE WRONG PART NUMBER FOR THE ABS I GET THE RIGHT PART AND PROGRAM THANK YOU
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1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNCT18W1N
I have determined the next step is to open the upper intake to inspect CPU tubes & assembly. Customer is not able to spend $ on diagnosis at this time.
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L wipers VIN: 4J23HJ341H
thanks to all of you who responded,most of you guys were dead on.it was indeed the parking pawl spring that was broken,its repaired now ...Iatn still rocks..thanks again doug.
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Engine VIN: 2GCEK19TXX
As many replies suggested, found fuel pressure regulator seeping fuel into intake vaccuum port, causing cylinder # 4 and 6 plugs to be dark, and setting the Po304 code. Replaced regulator / cleared code & retested, ok. Thanks to all who took the time to ...
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2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L bind up slight turn VIN: LGBEL19W81
Hello, I can not say if this one is fixed I haven't heard back from customer. We did find the idler arms right very loose left a little loose and left axel sleeve was not locked in frt diff. the tires was worn pretty bad. Customer took the vehicle and got thos...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L interior lights VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
We found out later that the vehicle had been to both GM dealers in our town. No mater what we checked we could not get rid of code 2618 which kept the courtsey light relay from grounding the circut at BCM. We tried to find out if the calibration for the interi...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GCEC14X53
Great News! This truck is fixed and running strong with a new cap and rotor. Thanks for the heads up on a closer inspection of the ignition system. We had changed all the secondary igntion parts 15000 miles ago but for some reason the cap failed. The truck sti...
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L belt squeek VIN: 1G2HUI4569
thanks to everyone got the vehicle back in the shop and most everyone said check the ps pump pulley and sure enough it was not pressed on all the way pressed pulley on and squeek is gone now thanks again everyone for the help
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64LOV
Hello all readers and responders, As I suspected, the owner is not going to fix this vehicle! I showed him two places where, as stated by Bernie from Michigan, the wiring harness had been laying right on the exhaust!!! Pulled the tape off and saw melted p...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Lifter noise VIN: 2C4GM684X5
Thanks for everyone's help! I pulled the valve covers to inspect the rocker shafts. The intake rocker shafts have a bolt that runs through them that doesn't allow it to move. The exhaust has dowel pins that hold them from moving. Those dowel pins were broke...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2D4GP24R95
HI GUYS I ENDING UP PUT A USE ECM AND PROGRAM THE VIN AND THE CAR RUNS FINE THANK YOU . WHY I DONT UNDERSTAND THAT WHEN I DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM FROM THE DODGE WEBSITE IT WILL FLASH ENGINE AND NOT THE TRANS THANK YOU GUYS AGAIN
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Stall VIN: 1D7HA18N25
Techs, I started with easy. The owner (acted as if he) wanted me to work on it while it was driving down the road. I succomed to the pressure. I cleaned the throttle body and have not heard from him since. IATN is a great network. Thanks to all who replied... ...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F6S
A lot of great information. A few replied to check the reservoir under the plastic cover and this was verified to be full. Batteries were fully charged. Also was the recommendation to check the connections at the valve covers. All of the connectors had o...
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L alternattor VIN: 1FDXW46F62
THANK YOU FOR ALL THE REPLIES. THE FIX WAS A DIFFERENT BRAND OF ALTERNATOR .THIRD TIME THE CHARM ?
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU73K33
Thank you to everyone except Tom from NJ. All of your replies were very helpful. It turned out upon further testing we were able to verify the problem, and we monitored trans range sensor voltage while it was happening and the voltage was way out of spec. w...
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L dash lights VIN: 1FAFP53UO3
Thanks to Gord!! My customer has been referred to the dealer to have the BCM program reflashed and I have not heard that the problem has re-occured so I'm calling that one fixed, thanks for the input guys!!
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21P54
The customer towed the truck to the dealer. The dealer found so many problems with this truck that they are replacing the engine and the fuel injection system and only charging him $100. Trouble codes: 284 (cyl 8 power contribution).
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14554
This truck went to a local Ford Dealership who extracted the spark plug and replaced the others. It was unclear what the dead cylinders was about. I know they had to take it back the next day because it wasn't right. Thanks loads for all the replies! iATN fo... Trouble codes: P0022 (Cam Position over ret/adv bank 2), P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308, P0356.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start
This truck was a little tricky all data says for this truck fuel pump relay is just under the radio and to the left in the step by step look up but in the wiring diagram it shows its in the central junction box and is not serviceable and can only be fixed if y...
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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEC19T91
I believe this one is fixed, so far it has not reset the codes. Thank you very much Alex for the information about the Calibration update. It would have been nice if my Alldata system would have listed a service bulletin for this fault, but it didn't. Once ag... Trouble codes: P1133 (b1s1 insufficient switching), P1153 (b2s1 insufficient swiching), U1041 (loss of ebcm/ebtcm communications).
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JHLRD1863Y
Thank you for all the quick replies! Most of you were correct. It was the fast idle valve on the bottom of the T.B. evedently the wax inside was causing the valve to stick at times and cause this idle problem. Thanks again...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG66571
I hate it when I overlook something like this, but two member nailed it right on the head. Special thanks to James [...] as they both informed me that the TPS & MAP connectors will go on either sensor and that indeed was the whole problem. I...
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1996 Hummer H1 6.5L vss VIN: 137ZA8435T
contacted auto meter was told to catch the signal before the pcm this was un sucessful i got looking at the diagram found it went into tcm first so we tapped into the wire before the tcm all is ok the tcm buffers the signal for the pcm spedo works...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L fuel leak VIN: KMHDN55D72
thanks for the help, most of the replies stated troubles with topping off the fuel tank when filling. customer states only has problem with full tank so was going to make sure not to add a little after filling. so far after a few weeks all has been o.k. a ven...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Unknown VIN: JACDJ58X2Y
Sorry for the delay in closing. we were operating as a sublet on this one the other shop had two used transfer cases in this. Our suggestion was the transfer case needs further disassembly. they declinded any further work from us and came and got the trooper. ...
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1967 Jaguar 3.8S 3.8L Spring
This car has had its springs reinstalled. I was unable to find a source for the OE compressor, and thus used the arrangement most frequently suggested in the responses, which was to use a length of all-thread and a concoction of washers & bearing plates, along...
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1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Ignition VIN: SAJHY1547K
This may be slightly premature as the car has not been picked up by its owner yet, but the responses which made the most sense involved replacing the ignition relay, which was the only component I could see in the wiring diagram that could independently supp...
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1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJNW4845N
THanks to everyone that took the time, and assisted me in aquiring information to repair this Jaguar, and a special thanks to John for forwarding a TSB that related to code ff36. Onto the fix. The TSB that John forwarded to me assisted in isolating the pro... Trouble codes: 36 (Fuel Injectors or Air Leak B Bank Left Bank).
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW5852X
thanks to all that helped crank sensor did the trick
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L high idle VIN: 4F4YR12C1W
Thank you for all your help I did the TSB 3 wires at TPS that had to be 40mm from each other replaced PCV as P/M Customer picked up the car has not coplaint about it so far so good thank you again.
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2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22CIY
Thanks to all for the kind help trying to resolve this problem. After we repaced the ECM we had only one code to deal with and we took a chance and replaced the purge valve and cleared codes. Customer took vehicle and has not returned so I assume no more che...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz Smart .8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMEAJ00F86
Hey all, Thanks to Jeff [...] for the info on resetting the maintenance reminder light. It looks like there is 2 procedures. The first one had the magic for me. Here is what Jeff sent to me: Cannot help you on the code but the service light you can try these ... Trouble codes: P0402 (excessive EGR).
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Brake VIN: WDBUF70J03
Hello Techs. I am posting this as a fix, even though I did not personally fix it myself. Based on the majority concensus, the vehicle was directed to the Dealer, and my customer was advised that this should be covered under a 10year / Unlimited mileage warra...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D2Y
Sent customer to dealer for a new catalytic convertor. Also fell under warranty. Thanks for all the great help. IATN is a grteat tool Trouble codes: P0420.
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G3GR62C6S
thanks to everyone that replied. the mistake that was made was the owner told me along with all the other repairs he made himself he replaced the fuel pump. when i quized him further he was mistaken. new fuel pump did the trick. last time i take in something t...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G3GR62C2S
Thanks for the help fellow tech's, our problem was a defective injector, it was partially restricted?? Ck'd fuel filter was not clogged but was loaded w/sediment.
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L windows VIN: IG2NW12M6W
the carpets are a little wet but not anymore than the other vehicles coming in.never found anysigns of water intrusion.over the weekend were going to let the care sit in the shop with afan on it and try to dry it a little for them.thank you for your comments
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