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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Air Bag VIN: WAUEH54B91
Hi to everyone, Customer brought this car in and stated "air bag" light comes on intermittently.First we Checked for any codes stored, non found.We drove the car next morning and "air bag light" came on solid for about 20 seconds and than the light started to ...
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L main harness VIN: WBAHE2310R
Customer had car towed to us after extinguishing a fire under the hood, left side firewall area, which apears to have originated at the traction control unit (i think) has anyone seen anything like this Thanks
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L evap/intake air VIN: WBACD4326V
has engine codes of po111 and po443 we have no diag. information at all could any bmw techs please help
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2000 BMW Z3 M Coupe 3.2L No Start VIN: WBSCK9341Y
owner connected battery posts backwards. no start afterwards. He replaced alternator hoping to cure it. No go. I started checking and saw no Check Engine light illuminating. No communication either. I checked for the appropriate power feeds and grounds.I also ...
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Charging VIN: WBADT63453
thanks for reading this post. customer came in stating that car battery dies over night. he purchased original battery from the dealer and the problem is still there. i checked all accesories for not shuting down and could not find any. that little light by th...
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1989 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4CW54C4K
Hello fellow techs! I am stumped on this car. Came in for surging on low speeds but fine on highway. first thing i noticed is they put there own plugs and wires on this car. i drove the vehicle and at really low speeds under a slight load that it sits there an...
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2001 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L Automatic Temp Control VIN: 1G6EL12Y11
This has great heat for a minute then the pass side goes full cold and the drivers side goes luke warm. If you set the temp back to 50F then back to 68 or so it will heat great again for a minute then back to full cold on pass and luke warm on drivers side. If...
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2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L front end noise VIN: 3GYFK66N64
I have an 2004 Escalade in here that has growling noise from front driver side when under slight load type cruise conditions, happens at light steady speeds with throttle lightly applied. replaced front wheel hub bearings cause that's what it sounded like and ...
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1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1YY33P6N
Hey IATN techs, this is my first time posting on here so lets see how this goes.I have a 92 vette p engine that was towed in.customer said it ran out of gas & started running rough & had low power after that happened. Found engine to be flooded, got fuel clear...
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1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 7.4L shift solenoid VIN: 1GCDC14NZ1
Customer brought vehicle in stating that the vehicle will not shift from 2 gear. First thing we found a code 81 quad driver failure shift solenoid B. we pin tested all the solenoids from computer connector and found them to be good with 20.8 ohms. found no pow...
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1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L tcc lockup VIN: 1GBFG15R5W
One for you GM tranny guys. Got a 4L60E that came in with a violent tcc lockup engagement. A Trans Go shift kit was installed. The violent engagement was gone but now there is a violent shudder upon release. All you have to do is back off the throttle just a h...
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 5.7L ac controle head VIN: 1GBHK34R2Y
hello from texas i have this old body 2000 k3500 chevy it came in two weeks ago w/ ac inop we replaced the ac head and all was well everything went back to working trk is now back w/ same trouble and now we replaced the head w/another new head and nothing is ...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L 4wd inopertive VIN: 1GNDT13WXY
Hi fellow techs this one is just kicking us in the ass. I will give you a overview. 6 months ago we put a new switch and module in this thing do to its 4wd high light flashing. Truck ran fine for 6 months. Came in on monday for lighdt flashing & 4wd kicking in...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14X83
This truck has no start,dtc P0335.I have 12v reference to crank and cam sensor when plugged in or not. Circuits between sensors(cam and crank) and pcm have continuity and no shorts to ground. Low reference circuits are good. Alldata says conditions to set code... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor circuit A)
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 5.3L hvac VIN: 1GNET13M56
no airflow from the vents. it seems to be stuck on floor, but if you select mix with defrost also, it will switch on defrost. all blower speeds and temps work correctly. this trailblazer has the automatic climate control. did the GM reset procedure by pulling ...
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1985 Chrysler Fifth Avenue 5.2L oil pressure VIN: 1C3BF66P1F
replacement engine 5.2 performs perfectly except that after long park engine has no oil pressure for approx. 15-20 sec. worse if it sets longer. tried replacing oil filter with different brand to no avail. any ideas would be appreciated.
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1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD56FXV
Hi everyone. We got the car been pass emmision test but it running miss. 15 miles test: HC: 06 ( max 51 ) CO 00 ( max: 0.48 ) NO: 70 ( max 419) 25 miles test: HC 06 ( Max 35 ) CO: 00 ( max 0.46 ) NO: 44 ( max 706 ) it fail the check engine light with the... Trouble codes: P0305
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1C4GP54672
tried fixing once, failed customer still say it does it but not very often.
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R1X
see related repair history. Trouble codes: P1391
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2000 Dodge Caravan 2.4L Accessories VIN: 2B4FP25B24
I have a caravan that tech diagnoised a bad ignition switch due to power in run circuit.We rplaced with to change. We have no blower or turn signal air bag light on. car runs wipers work. I seem to have lost power to one leg of ignition switch. My mitclell wir...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L speedometer VIN: 1D7HU18D74
Hello all. got this dodge here, came in for a abs/brake light on as well as a fluctuating speedometer. I pulled a code 37 which was intermitten signal from r. sensor. I unplugged the sensor and my speedo came to rest. I assumed a bad speed sensor. Replaced wit...
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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A8L
Truck comes in as a no start. It had a broken timing belt. No problem,replace belt and good to go. Wrong. replace belt,replace broken crank sensor(that I did,napa sensor) , started and ran good. It had a bad misfire(by the way,this truck has two coil system). ...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X8T
MIL light is always on. My code reader fails to make a connection when plugged in. There is no power at the plug sorce in car. Has anyone experienced this? Thank you in advance Dave
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1997 Ford F-350 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3FELF47G3V
hello, this thing when running on rear tank runs rich blowing black smoke out tailpipe, put fuel pressure gauge on and when on rear tank fuel pressure is 75 psi, when switching to front tank goes to 40 psi, unhooked return lines off of both tanks and frame rai...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L #4 Cyl Misfire VIN: 1FTYR11X2W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. This is my own vehicle and have owned it since it was new. For some time now, it has misfired for a few seconds after starting in the morning. It clears up. I was also having problem with lean codes for both ...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNF20L2X
Hello Ford techs, need some help with this one. Truck came in with complaint that in morning would start & idle, but when accellerating would stumble & miss, play with throttle & warm up alittle & fine rest of day. Found no codes stored in computor. Don't know...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31FOY
the truck will start fine inside the shop. then run ok for about 5 min. then it cuts out. i can start it back up without a problem. it will die 4 or 5 more times and set the p1316 code. when it is out in the cold it wont start at all unless it is plugged in. a... Trouble codes: P1316, P0603
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA5140Y
Extremely harsh engine vibration at idle, can still feel with RPM's. Audible knocking in plenum {chamber is loose}. Motor mounts secure no engine codes. Can't tell for sure if mechanical or otherwise. Fuel trim in range. Adding fuel or vacuum, no change. Cant ...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FMYU04192
vehicle trans engages fine and starts of fine, but on accel engine rpm's will go 4 to 5 k while the turbine speed sensor reads a max difference of 1500 rpm to at least 400 rpm. pcm eventually commands on tcc then turbine speed goes to 0.At this point I believe...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA50442
Help. The check engine light keeps coming on. We have replaced both intake manifold gaskets. Light came back on. Smoked intake, replaced PCV valve, light came back on. Allways the same codes, Po171 and P0174. Any ideas? Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP40412
This car came in two days ago with a complaint of cutting out while at a steady cruise. We road tested and verified on three separate road tests. It seems to happen while cruising around 30 mph. The first two it only did it one time and would not repeat during...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L radio,clock VIN: 1FMZU73E02
OK all of you ford techs,I need help.This explore was pulled in with a no start at first.Iwould turn the key and nothing would happen.Well Ifound out it was blowing the 15amp fuse in the fuse box.Ifound the left [...] shorted to ground,repaired the short n...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L 4wd VIN: 1FDWF37S83
Hey guys, First thing the truck was going in and out of 4wd while plowing. No codes found, mode sel. sw. seemed to be working properly and was registering properly on monitor. Then I tried 4wd low and got it in but now it's stuck in 4 low. I can't hear the mot...
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTRX18L43
hello ford fans had a ford pu towed in because quit running on hwy. truck started at shop and ran good but eng light on. had code p0320 for engine speed sensor/pip signal. cust said had problem for a year that when wet out or car wash truck would die about 10 ... Trouble codes: P0320 (engine speed / pip signal)
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX31P26
The vehicle stalled while the owner was driving. Came in towed. The vehicle had very little Diesel in it, so we bought 5 gallons and it still no start. Drained fuel pump and water came out mixed with the Diesel. I have voltage at the pump and you hear it and f...
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1994 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GTCS1443R
truck was towed in, no start, noticed that the ses light is'nt on when key is on, we have good spark, and cranks over fine, no injector pulse or fuel pump, powered pump test terminal and pump works fine that way, cannot get any display readings from the scanne...
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1998 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Noisy Lifter
I have owned this Jimmy for 20k miles. Recently the lifters after it sits for not even all that long of a time will clatter really loud for the first 5 to 10 minutes. Are these known to have lifter issues? If so i have never experienced it. I think one is crac...
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1998 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L clock VIN: 1GTDT14W2W
I have a question mainly. Does the body control computer control the clock in the radio or is the radio controlling the clock. I have a Sonoma that the clock stays on when you turn the truck off. Everything else goes off but the clock. Thanks
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GKDT13WXW
Hello Everyone, Have a fuel gauge on a 1998 GMC JImmy that shows empty with the low fuel light on while driving and will stay on full while just sitting still and idling, and while driving at times it will go from full to Empty and back the other way. And als...
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2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L 4wd VIN: 1GKDT13S43
hello gm techs this envoy cam in this am and it has no 4wd // no codes at all it lights up on the selecter switch to auto then to 4hi to 4lo/// i can hear it working under the car but the front wheels never turn/// i put it on the hoist and it works fine thru ...
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2005 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13S55
Hi everyone i have this envoy that will work in auto 4X4 but if i put it in high or low the transfer case slips and does not apply power to front diff . if the truck is in the air all four tires rotate , if i drop the front down only the rears spin . the front...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cooling fans VIN: 1HGCD7253R
Both fans stay on. Both switches have tested good.( have switches and timer/module in stock) We even cut the green wire at the timer.Both fan relays are working,not sticking.What have we missed besides the bullet-proof ECU? Thanks
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2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN56D06
I only have generic mode on my Genisys. Based on the code and Hyundai service website, I changed the wheel speed sensor on right front hub, even though the circuit tested OK. I also them changed the vehicle speed sensor, as a guess. Any ideas will be appreciat... Trouble codes: P0501 (Wheel Speed Sensor)
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1998 Infiniti I30 3.0L SRS light VIN: JNKCA21A3W
This I30 came in for a State inspection, failed because the Air Bag light was on. We flashed out a code 2 manually. The solus is no help, Code 2 is for the drivers air bag circuit. We removed the air bag and ohmed the wires from the control unit to the clock s...
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1986 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.3L all lights & gauges VIN: JACCH58E1J
seems to lose computer and ignition signal all lights and gauges light up on dash and runs full rich changed ignition swtch assy [electrical] not key and tumbler assy almost like a master relay or a computer/short
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2006 Jaguar X-Type Sport 3.0L shifting problem VIN: SAJWA51A36
Hello this x-type has a trans shifting problem. It starts out driving fine then after three miles the trans drops into third, if I move it from drive to nuetral then back to drive it clears up momentary. the gear selector is in the drive position but the indic...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L airbag light VIN: 1J4GW68NXX
Jeep came in with check engine light and air bag lights on. Scanner codes showed drive gear ratio issues. I replaced both speed sensors and cleared codes. No other codes found but air bag light stays on. Vehicle has not been in any accidents. checked all fuses...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FY49SOX
This Jeep has an intermittent buck or jerk at steady speeds. I have checked for proper cam/crank syncronization using a scope. I have watched the cam and crank signals during the jerking and do not see anything abnormal. The jerking feels like more than 1 cyli...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L hard start VIN: 1J4F449S34
this has been a problem for the customer that comes and goes every 8 months or so. No shop has found the problem. The only added info I can give you is the cam sensor shaft intermittantly makes a ticking noise that increases with rpm. The customer did tell me ...
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2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Battery VIN: 1J4GL48KX5
I know the book say that a normal IOD is between 5 to 35 ma, but I am wondering what you guys have seen from these. I am getting 15 ma draw, have checked it several different times. But the owner says that it can sit at his house for about 4 to 5 days and the ...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7234X
TRUCK CAME IN FOR MARYLAND STATE SAFETY INSPECTION which is neccasary for tags in MD. the road test with this truck was terrible it couldn't get out of its own way . the cust knew nothing about the truck he just brought it from the auction so the first i think... Trouble codes: P1121 (tps fault)
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Electronic VIN: KNADC123X1
2001 Kia Rio. SES light on. DTC P0705...trans range switch circuit. P1586... A/T codification. Customer complaint is that the SES light is on. No shifting problems etc...just SES light. Found continuity test on Modis scan tool for the range switch. Tested bad....
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1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BH22F8T
vehicle also has had injectors rebuilt,radiator replaced,speed cam and crank sensors ok,cam timing on the money reluctor good, installed properly, no scratches and sometimes engine runs perfect...??? fuel pressures ok so please help, keeps setting all 8 miss... Trouble codes: P0100, P0110, P0120, P0300, P3013
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2007 Lexus ES350 3.5L horn VIN: JTHBJ46G87
our company install a remote start system in this vehicle, after the instlation the system that lets you know when the car is unlocked and locked use to beep the horn when you used the remove, can we turn this function back on, we have the toyota scanner and a...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Roll Bar VIN: WDBFA66E5N
This car has an automatic roll bar that is supposed to pop up in any kind of roll or excessive acceleration, this car even when you acce;erate in the parking lot to about 10 mph the roll bar pops up, much too sensitive. We have tried disconnecting the sensors ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Starter/Flywheel VIN: WDBFA67E7S
This SL 500 came in with a bad starter and badly damaged flywheel teeth. I checked the fuel pressure regulator for leakage and injectors for leakdown for a possible hydrolock condition that would damage the flywheel and no problems found.Cooling system is tigh...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBPJ75J71
Thank you in advance for all your help. This CL500 with ABC suspension came in for red ABC light. Codes in sytem are C1525-64 system pressure to low and C1526-16 Malfunction in pressure supply. Another shop replaced r/r strut and front Accumulator block with s...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L radio code VIN: WDB1J70G31
Hi Guys ! The Tech removed the battery cables to work on some electrical issue.After this of course need the radio code put on.And of course customer never have radio code. They think the shop always (stocks) codes for their radios. Call the dealer & figure ou...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L no start, windows inop VIN: WDBSK75F43
I took this job on from the body shop even though I know better. This 230 sl was hit in the front drivers corner bad. After them so call repairing the car here it is in my shop. The Key is in the EIS, I installed 2 new batterys in the car. The EIS turns but no...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L SRS System VIN: WDBRHG1J44
These are the code numbers we got with a Snap-Off Solus with 7.4 software; B1003 B2D82 BD28A BD2A9 BD28B We ere told by Identifix that all these codes refer to a failed/issue with the main SRS ECU. We cannot "clear-code" with our Solus. Could be a "tool-i...
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1995 Acura Legend LS 3.2L Alarm VIN: JH4KA7678S
Thank you to all who responded. We received several responses that said the drivers door switch was the most likely culprit. The customer did not want to replace the switch so we took the other suggestion that was given to turn the hood switch upside down so...
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2004 Acura RSX 2.0L headlights VIN: JH4DC54864
thanks for all the replies,i guess we'll call this a fix,i put in oem bulbs & let customer take car,he said he will let me know if or when they blow again,i also checked for loose headlght assemblies causing vibration & everything was tight,customer states tha...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L heater case? VIN: WBAGH83421
well its kinda fixed we told the customer what we had about the center vent temp sensors and the cust said to just take it out and put it a side (out of the center vents) he doesnt really care about the car to much so. well thanks again everyone that replied I...
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1993 Buick Regal 3.8L draw VIN: 2G4WB51T3P
THANK EVERYONE FOR ALL THE HELP & I AM SORRY I WAS SO [...] GETTING BACK TO YOU ALL AS IT TOOK SEVERAL DAYS FOR THE BATTERIE TO DRAIN I COULD ONLY CHECK A FEW THINGS AT A TIME BUT I STARTED WITH A COUPLE OF MORE POPULAR REPLIES (RADIO ANTENA & ALTENATOR) LEFT T...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52LXR
Thanks to all who gave thier replies I checked all the suggestions and was unable to repair issues with this vehicle, Finally I got it to start acting up after 2 weeks and 40 degree temperature change long enough to condemn the ECM. Replaced ECM and tested 2 d... Trouble codes: P00, P00.
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L squeeky belt after alternator replacement VIN: 1G6KS52Y3V
Thank you guys for great info. Ultimately, the pulley's on the AC/DELCO alternators are offset. I hadn't closed this post pending a reply from the AC/DELCO rebuilder's rep. He came by yesterday & dropped of my NEW unit & my 331 series unit that he took to the...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.4L water pump VIN: 6T91MPAAAT
Hello all. What a overwelming response. I was not going to atempt this job but after recieving the valuabe information that you all supplied i decided.. why not. Im sure the engineer that designed this motor is sitting someware laughing (possibly a mental hosp...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Starting VIN: 3G1JC1241W
like to thank everyone with this cavalier did as steve said to removed the cluster and put it in the freezer for 6 hours and then put it back in the car bingo the car would not start replaced it with a used cluster thanks for all the great help
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GDJG31F2X
Thanks to all who replied to my request. Sorry I took so long to get back to you. The customer was away for a couple weeks and I didn't have acces to the van. It turned out that I had a faulty PMD. Since I replaced it, The van has started every time.
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L pass lock VIN: 2G1WF55K8Y
Well, we got her fixed. Thanks to all 14 of you who replied and Rick from Nebraska who called me to help out. We had to have the bcm reflashed, That got the car to start and run but we still had the security light. Next we replaced the pass lock connector @ th...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Underdash heating unit VIN: 1GNEK13T01
I am going to post a none fix at this time. What I do know is the blower motor is turning in the right direction. The cabin filters are not plugged. I have resealed the case between the cowl as per tsb for these vehicles. I installed the new cover where the ca...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Starting VIN: 2G1WF55K02
Well Thanks to all who responded got some very smart info. I took a chance by taking it to the dealer. They gave me the song and dance about needing a pcm and a bcm. I let them try the pcm first... Yes because it was cover under the 8-80 warranty. no problems ...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L 4wd VIN: 1GCHK23295
I found Ground G110 had wicked moisture into the cable about 8 inches up from where the ground bolts to the frame (under drivers door area on frame), replaced bad section of the ground and everything is working well. Thanks for all of the replies.
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2004 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L service brakes - VIN: 1D4GP25RX4
Hey guys , well I installed 2 new Mopar cylinders yesterday . I also bled the abs hcu 3 times using my solus . I also bled the system 3 times to make sure there was no trapped air . I road tested off and on throughtout the day ...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L power steering VIN: 1FLAP52U0V
Hello all, thanks for all the imput overwhelmingly the most common suggestion was the trans range switch followed by the range switch connector and possibly the gem module. as a preliminary test I started the vehicle and disconnected the range switch and tes...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2FMDA52411
after pulling this engine 3 times, it was a 10 minute fix right in front of my face. thanks to dennis from massachusetts. It was a harmonic ballancer. just by looking at it, while running, it was perfectly fine. I will remember this when getting any motor fr...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S62
THANKS TO EVERY ONE WHO OFERD THERE TIME AND HELP THIS SITE REALY IS GREAT...THE CAR IS FIXED THE PROBLEM TURNED OUT TO BE THE PCV VALVE I REMOVED THE VALVE AND FOUND THAT IT HAD COME APART...IM GUESSING THE PEICES WERE PULLED INTO INTAKE AND MADE THERE WA... Trouble codes: P1506.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Transmission VIN: 1FTSS34L64
sorry for the wait, i wanted to be sure it was fixed. problem was intermitten and i could never duplicate it in my possession. Replaced the solenoid body and serviced trans. Customer has had vehicle back for 14 days with no further problems (talked with him...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW20525
after a long process and a lesson learned the #6 and # 7 plugs were bad . the lesson i learned was to pull all plugs and check them all and just because #2 is coding look before and after in the firing order . from my past experience if it codes for #2 cons... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple missfire), P0302, P0316.
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTXW43R38
A big thanks to everyone that answered my questions. You are a very helpful group. It appears that the fuel consumption and high idle are normal. Thanks again!
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1999 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 7.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTGK29J8X
Have not had the chance to accurately diagnose this vehicle yet as it is my personal vehicle (we all know that it comes last, after the paying customers), and with the snow, rain, and slop on our roads, I can't drive around with a fuel pressure gauge taped to ...
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L MIL Lamp on, Hard Starting VIN: 1GKDT13W71
THANKS TO ALL THOSE TECH'S THAT HELPED HERE. I DID INFACT HAVE A LEAKDOWN PROBLEM. I PULLED THE UPPER PLENUM- REPLACED THE REGULATOR- PUT ON NEW GASKETS-- PERFORMED AN INJECTOR CLEAN SERVICE-- ALSO REPLACED THE SPARK PLUGS ( FOULED OUT ) -- DROVE THE TRUCK TO... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too rich Bank 1), P175, P0300 (Random Misfire).
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2002 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L moan/groan noise VIN: 1GKEK13T82
I wish to thank all for the replys and suggestions. Seemed the overwhelming consenus was the steering box. Boss called the dealer and got a very cooperative service writer to confirm what Tim, David, Chris and Cenen said that the steering box was the problem. ...
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S6CM58WXX
Replaced crank sensor and all is well. Thanks guys. Trouble codes: P0337 (Crankshaft Pos.Sensor A Circ Low Input).
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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L p0463 VIN: 4S6CK58W81
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. As most stated, the fuel level sender was junk in this vehicle. I bought the module assembly from Honda and installed. No reprogramming needed on this year. Everything works well. Thanks Ron
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2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L master cyl VIN: 5FNYF18474
the vehicle is fixed. it was a bad seal in the master cylinder. we replaced the booster because of the air leak and the master cylinder. there we a couple of good replies one suggesting abs modulator leak in bypass valve which i was afraid it might be. it wasn...
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2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L hydraulic VIN: KMHJG25F9Y
Thanks for the replies, ck'd rod adjustment ok, ck's rubber line seemed ok. Replaced master cylinder and line to be sure, parts are cheap, headaches are costly as we all know. Cust was happy...all is well.
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L front differential VIN: 4S2DM58W3Y
Thanks to Marty W from Detroit who works for Isuzu as a factory technical rep to the dealers. He took the time to call me and suggested I check the air pressure and tire circumference ( it sould be no more than 3/8 of a inch difference) He also gave me some t...
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1985 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE 1.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: JMIFB3328F
after all the testing I went back and checked the basics and found a crack in the vacume tee to the map sensor. installed a neew vacume tee and we passed the smog test. thanks for all the help. Dan
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Hard Start VIN: WDBFA66E0N
Almost everyone said it was the over voltage protection relay and they were correct. I removed the cover of the relay and closely inspected all the solder terminals. After a VERY close inspection I did find one solder terminal was loose. Due to time constraint...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz c200esprit 2000CC stuck in first gear VIN: WDB20202F5
Thanks for information - so far vehicle has not returned with problem as it hasn't reoccured since cancelling codes - I have spoken to Auto trans specialist and with information supplied and we are more informed in tackling job when it reoccurs Thanks
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM59S1Y
well i think it was more simple then we thought.the rubber end on the two vacuum lines was swelled up.i got new line and the car has been fine. thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0401.
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW31R42
I do not like being a jack-ass especially if someone is really trying to help, but I plan on being honest with this feedback. One "industry standard" that bugs me is the 50/50 parts to labor sales accounting ratio, that is, for every dollar in labor, you shou...
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1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L electrical VIN: JN1HJ01F1P
thank you very much for your responses.the overwhelming majority of you said that it probably was the alternator causing the draw on the battery,and it was the alternator causing that draw.thank you people again!
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D3W
Wow! This is a first. I got no responses on this request. I guess it was a stumper. I will call it fixed, though time will tell. I discovered the end of the negative battery cable had been cut and a universal end installed, leaving the cable short, so the bo... Trouble codes: P0325, P0110.
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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L transfercase VIN: 1GHDT13S02
AFTER RECEIVING SOME INFO FROM MEMBERS, I PREFORMED VARIOUS TESTS, AND WHAT I HAVE COME UP WITH IS A FAULTY ENCODER MOTOR. EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED WAS RIGHT ON THE MONEY. IM A 100% SURE OF THIS DIAGNOSIS. I WILL ALSO CHANGE TRANSFER CASE FLUID WITH RECOMMENDED ...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Stall VIN: 1G2NW12EXY
Replaced fuel pump. The customer has had the car for a week with no problems.I don't know what the speedo problem was it didn't happen when I drove the car. Thanks for all the replies.
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1992 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Heater VIN: YS3AL76L9N
Thanks to all that responded with suggestions. This has been a long and painful process. I used a block checker to see if there was exhaust in the coolant, but the fluid stayed blue. I then used a cylinder leakage tester and on cyl #1 the fluid level in the bo...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L idle surges VIN: YS3DF58K92
thanks to those that replied, Mark and William hit it on the head the ecu was causing it to search for idle from a dirty throttle, cleaned the throttle and the idle got smooth as a babies bottom.
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on, comunication VIN: 4S3BH6650Y
The Outback is down the road with no extra dash lights. All the replies were correct and lead me right to the problem. I got the car back in this morning and pulled the front oxy sensor. There was an open heater circuit inside the sensor. I replaced the sensor... Trouble codes: P1133.
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