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2001 Audi A6 2.8L Cooling System VIN: WAULH6YBX1
This Audi Wagon came in for overheating. Customer stated that it just started doing it suddenly and had never had any overheating issues in the past. We installed an OEM 92 C thermostat, water pump, and timing belt. I expected to see a failed plastic impeller ...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L not sure VIN: WBAGJ8327V
Vehicle came in for a non engine related repair, wheel bearing. During courtesy inspection noticed valve cover gasket on passenger's side leaking. Replaced gasket. During test drive for wheel bearing concern oil light started flickering on test drive. Tested o...
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L windows wipers VIN: WBAAV53401
customer states,he was making turn with turnsignals on competed turn and indicator in dash stayed on. Pulled over turned car off then back on still blinking. Got to destination turned off. Came back to car and started car blinker off. Noticed windows sunroof b...
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1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G6DW5276P
I have run out of ideas. This vehicle has a very extended crank when temperature is below about 35 degrees farenheit. I has spark and fuel and will eventually start. Has no codes in pcm but shows quad driver fault-yes, also noticed the Intake Air temp jumps ba...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13R5T
I have a hair puller. This 1996 Tahoe will not start when it is cold; around 40 degrees or less. It will crank fine, has good fuel pressure according to Mitchell, and fuel pressure holds good without leaking off. When it cranks it will try to start. It sounds ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Heater VIN: 1GCGK29U1X
Car came in loses heat intermittently.You will just be driving along and the heat just fades away to nothing , not even lukewarm.Will not come back even when RPM's are raised. Will not happen all the time. Replaced thermostat ,same problem occurs.Outlet heate...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L #1 Spark Plug VIN: 1GCCS19W01
We are a Euro car repair shop but 1 of the guys has an ongoing problem with personal vehicle. He has replaced plugs several times, valve guides/valve job, oil consumption very high...intake full of carbon & oil ...would appear to be some type of PCV/ breather ...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S63
Vehicle came to us with very bad runability symtoms, started with basic maintanance ( filter, fi service ). Solved problem and ran great for 3 days, returned with check engine lite on 1345, cannot duplicate symptoms...cam and crank signals good, no drop, vref ... Trouble codes: P1345
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 2.8L Mechanical VIN: 1GCCS14815
Help please. I have a fleet truck here from Napa and have a reaccuring brake issue. The problem is every time you brake it wants to nose dive just on the front brakes. Brought it in and clean and adjust rear brake because they were barely touching and all is f...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCJK33D96
we havent done any physical testin yet other than scanning or dtcs.the vehicle emits an odor that customer describes as ammonia like. when i drive it the smell is awful and will come through the heater vents, and is worse on the passenger side near the cat. if...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCJK33D86
I have a customer that just bought this 2006 K3500 6.6l duramax truck at an auction yesterday. It was sold "as is" because it won't start. He had it towed to my shop to have me get it running. I don't have any experience with the Duramax but I have worked on t... Trouble codes: P0336
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1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L No Start, Stall, Floods VIN: 2C3HD56FXV
The only thing I can find abnormal is when the car is going to stall the vacuum and rpms start to drop 5"hg and the inj. ms climb to 32ms and the car floods (happens only cold and in open loop!!!...) Have to hold throttle to floor (clear flood) to start it aga... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR Solenoid Circuit - open or short)
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Tire Pressure Monitoring System VIN: 2C8GP64L62
Tire pressure monitoring shows various tires with low pressure. Some times it is one, other times two and sometimes all four. We have checked the tires with an accurate gauge many times. We have reset all of the wheel sensors with the magnet as supplied by Chr...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Cuts out VIN: 2B3HD46RXX
2nd time car towed to shop. 1st time could not verify problem. same codes p0300 so we pm car plugs & fuel injection service.reroad test all seemed ok. customer drove for over a month & 1k miles just quit while driving had towed back went to look at car starts ... Trouble codes: P0300 (no light just stored)
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Engine VIN: 1B7GL22N91
Hello Techs this is my daughters truck. She lives about 200 miles away & its appearant she dose noy maintain truck. She was driving on freeway & lost oil pressure. She stopped at first exit & check oil, was a quart low. Added oil & restarted with no oil pressu...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L wipers VIN: 1D7HA18084
I am working on a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 that has a problem with the wipers coming on once when turning the key on and once every 29 seconds after. There were no hard codes that came up on the scanner but when I first scanned the computer it had three wiper relat...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D4GP24R95
THIS ONE IS TOUGH- car came in with sluggish on acceleration no power and check engine light on, when they dropped it off it would not start, had to push it inside. after sitting awhile vehicle would restart. the faults for cam crank and baro were present, whe... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam ckt)
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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Fuel gage VIN: 1FTDF15YXH
Hello fellow Aitn members i am have had this vehicle in my shop for a week and continue having problems... can anyone help?... The Fuel sending unit is shifting back and forth when vehicle is moving/ driving especially when coming to a stop. Both sending units...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F4V
hey guys, this diesel came in with extreme lack of maintenance, we found the fuel filter plugged, and running rough, we serviced the vehicle, new fuel filter and cleaned the injectors, oil change, also scanned, no codes, checked the inj. harness, etc. what hap...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1769W
Hello all. I have this pick up with p0171 and p0174 lean codes for both bank 1 & 2. When I smoke test I found a leak at the EGR. The smoke was coming out the vent holes under the diaphragm. Is this a common thing?
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Power Train Control Modlule VIN: 2FMZA5148X
The customer complains no start. Started one morning it stumbled, smoothed out, then quit, been no start since. The PCM will not comunicate other computer will. Turn the key on and the theft light will begin flashing quickly. Further inspections have found tha...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP58S3Y
first visit. customer arrived with c.e.l on no driveability sypmtoms. retrieved dtc's po174 and po171. lean codes. smoke test found bad pcv hose assembly. replaced. noticed fuel filter old, replace for maintenance reasons being it was related. cleaned mass air... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Cylinder Head VIN: 2FTRX18L6Y
We are looking at removing the right side cylinder head to remove a failed spark plug repair insert that has fallen into cylinder #4. The first step in alldata is to remove the engine. Book time is 17-20 hrs to do this. We have heard of techs lifting the cab o...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S02
vehicle has a very slight miss fire at start up for only a couple seconds then smooths out. cylinders 3 and 4 have a very weak spark at the time compared to all others. i scoped out primary circuit and the wave pattern at ignition coil for cyl #4 and#3 does no... Trouble codes: P0352
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2003 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FDSS24FX3
need some help from diesel ford techs customer is complaining of dead battery after sitting so i need to know how to properly check for battery draw on this system with duel batterys i know you have to check with amp meter i staying between 200 and 300 milliam...
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2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L none VIN: 1FBSS31L14
This vehicle has become the bane of my existence, The symptom is, when hard braking at slow speeds (i.e. coming to a stop sign), I have a strong pull to the right. It is such that if you let go of the steering wheel while braking, the wheel will turn almost 18...
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2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L alternator VIN: 1GKDT13S23
hello iatn world, thanks in advance! customer brought this in complaining of a louder than normal noise coming from the engine compartment. the only thing that sounded un-normal was the sound of the alternator working too hard. scaned for codes, found none. pc...
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1998 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L Stall VIN: KMHJG34F9W
Hi everyone, this car came in about a year ago for an intermittent stall, and at that time I found that the harness to one of the HEGO sensors had fallen out of place, and was shorting against the C.V. axle shaft. I repaired the harness, and it was fine up unt...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Radio VIN: KMHWF35V71
The backlight on the radio comes on when you turn the radio on, however the numbers do not light up. When the vehicle was in here no audio was present. I was just notified by the customer that now audio is present, however the numbers still do not display. Thi...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S5P
hi have a grand cheerokee 4.0 that won't start.replaced crank sensor with new and pickup in distributer.no rpm on scanner when cranking have the 9 volt to crank sensor with key on no injector pulse or spark.hope somebody has seen 1 with this kind of problem th... Trouble codes: 24 (tps input abovemaximum), 23 (charge temp sensor above maximum value), 11 (no crank position signal), 22 (coolent temp sensor above maximum)
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L all elec systems VIN: 1J4GW58N9Y
Vehicle will randomly and irratically operate all lights, gauges, warning bells, dash warning lights, when drivers door is opened with key/engine on. Engine stays running till it is shut off. The irratic opertion persists with the key off, cannot restart the v...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALJY124XX
help, we have this landrover in the shop, it had a loss of power at times and now a no start, lots of fuel and spark but no injector pulse. the ecm is rotted out in the lower area and has the deadly burnt smell. question here is does anyone know of a rebuilder... Trouble codes: 207 (inj circ. open cyl. 7), 206 (6), 204 (4), 201 (1), 1447 (1207 - 1204 1201 1186 1185 1316 1314 1313), 1207 (1204 1201 1186 1185 1316 1314 1313)
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SE 3.8L Hesitation VIN: WDBCA32C4F
Good morning, have a headache problem hope someone can help. This car was purchased on ebay and had been sitting for some time, over a year? maybe. Customer purchased and had it dropped off here. New battery and the car started right up and ran very well for s...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L factory stereo VIN: 4A3AJ56GXW
bought facory cd player from ebay from another galant,plugged it in.says "code" on display does anyone know how i get the code? this is all the numbers on the sticker mon the stereo: [...] oy-2u05cwd 34w0190 sn=[...] thanks for your help
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2005 Mitsubishi Galant GTS 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AB76S15
Hello! I've got a bit of a monster here. This vehicle was brought to us after what the customer has said "a few months of hard starting" And we have verified the concern. The vehicle will act like it's flooded out (you can hold the pedal to the floor to get it...
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Surge VIN: JN1DA31A93
customer states that when at a stop foot on brake the cars throttle will surge and the car will start to move foward and that he has to step on the brake harder to hold it back. he says its only happens once a month at the most and that he has brought it in to...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Engine VIN: 5N1AR18W95
Greeting Nissan Techs, I had AAA drop this vehicle off in my lot with no explanation to the problem. It started up and ran fine. I scanned it and found a p1122 code ETC Function Circ. Cleared the code and drove it 5 miles with no problem. Still did not hear fr...
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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L Surge VIN: 1GHDX13F3X
Help, GM techs! This vehicle is owned by a very good customer of ours. The 2 complaints, are Check Engine Light coming on (numerous times last year - most not documented) and jerking while driving down the road after a hot run, such as interstate driving then ... Trouble codes: P0131 (HO2 1-1 voltage too low), P0137 (HO2 1-2 voltage too low)
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1985 Other European MONDIAL CABR 178.6CID timing belt VIN: ZFFUC15AXF
my boss wants me to fix this oil leak which is coming from cam seal. i recommended full timing belt service however i've never worked on a ferrari before. all data doens't incluce. does anyone have experience that can warn me of pitfalls, needed specialty tool...
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Radio VIN: 3G2JB124XY
We've got this Sunfire that came in for a battery going dead. Checked for draw, nothing significant - 70mA - not enough to kill it overnight. Noticed the radio was inop, fuse was pulled. Installed fuse and now radio display stays on even after exiting vehicle ...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Stall VIN: YS3DD55N9X
Hey guys. I am working on a 1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 turbo, 5 SPEED. The car will stall after idling for 20-30 seconds when warm. It is intermittent but it will do it every time after a short drive and coming to a stop and idling. It is a dead stall, no surging or bu...
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1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L abs VIN: JS3TD21V7V
i have a 97 side kick with a 1.8 dohc . there is an abs light on in this vehicle. i don't know how to pull codes on this vehicle. i have tried modis and gynesis, neither have the ability. i also seen on alldata how to ground diagnistic connector under the hood...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF22K6V
Please help, MIL on. P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire). Condition occurs after driving 17-20 miles. Rough idle when MIL illuminates. Test performed: New coil, New plugs, Pin fit checked at injectors, Harness jiggle tested, Pin contact inspected at ignitor unit. Too ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire detected)
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR18E1X
This car is kicking my butt. It acts like a govenor kicking in at 2800 rpm, cuts off injector pulse and coil signals. Car bucks and missfires at anything over 2800 rpm, constant in stall or driving. All waveforms from crank and cam sensors are good, has vss in... Trouble codes: P1310
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWMD63B8W
Hi everyone. Need some help with this one. This car was towed in for a no start, cranks but stalls right out. Had two codes for throttle body adaption and lower liimit not reached. The throttle body would not perform adaption.(using factory scan tool 5052) Rep... Trouble codes: P1559, P1565
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWMA633BX
Had a problem with # 2 cyl misfire while trouble shooting #3 also went dead. Replaced output controler on air box and #2 is now firing. #3 still does not fire. When we check for pulse at coil we find that with the old controler we have nothing on pin 1 but wit...
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L viscous coupler VIN: YVIL256DOX
Good morning to all. Have a 99 cross country with a very noticeable shudder from rear end, especially on turns. Seems like when power diverted to rear car shudders much worse. No obvious drive shaft or rear drive axle problems but some noise from area of visco...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Starting VIN: YV1TS97D9X
Need some help from all you volvo gurus. Vehicle came in with no crank. Starter made grinding noise. Removed starter and found flywheel had a 4 inch section where the teeth where worn off. Replaced flywheel with volvo flywheel. replaced starter with Customer s...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Safety VIN: YV1TS94D0Y
Hey All,We removed the radio and a\c control assy to check antenna connection and now srs light is on.What could we have done wrong?We don't have a volve scanner.So I thought I'd pick everybodies brains before eating the bullet and sending the car to volvo.Any...
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2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L Steering wheel pad VIN: YV1CZ59H13
Hello everyone: I need to replace the cruise control switch on this Volvo. To access the screws for the switch, I have to remove the center pad/airbag from the steering wheel. None of the manuals I have give the procedure to remove the pad. There are no visib...
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2004 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L Instrument display VIN: YV1TS59HX4
Vehicle would present "antiskid" system error message on display when key turned to on position, car would start, idle for a second or two and then stall. It would do this two or three times and then the message display changes to "transmission service require...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 56XD548652
Thank you all for all the great responds. I could not do throttle adaptation because ecm did not comunicate with throttle. What tiped me off was the 0% throttle angle value at all time. I checked the wiring, and it turned out OK. I opened the ecm and looked fo... Trouble codes: P1545.
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L oiling
Many thanks for all the replies. It was as most of you stated, o-ring at the oil cooler. Thanks!
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1993 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Transaxle input sensor VIN: 1G6KY5294P
Thanks to all that replied. After driving the car more and check the transaxle input sensor wave form at the pcm another code come up P029 shift solenoid 'B' which is also pretty common on these cadies. I pulled lower pan and saw the shift solenoid Broken I re...
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1989 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCDC14Z1K
thanks to all that replied, all the info received was of great assistance but phillip hit this one. i know i checked the grounds at the timming control module earlier but may have bummed the harness and got a pretty good reading.however g107 at tstat had up t...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L stalls at high rpm VIN: 1GCHG39R8Y
Thanks to all who answered my cry for help. As time went on and the test drives continued, the fuel pressure started dropping down to 50 psi at 50 mph. It was a noisy ride with the engine cover off but many of you suggested I make sure the fuel pump could ke...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16Z94
Thank you to all who replied. As I stated the customer picked up the vehicle. It is a flex fuel vehicle and this was only the second tank which had been used of E-85. After 200 miles the customer added regular fuel and the vehicle started to run and start bett...
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56HXY
The Pump Appears to have been the problem Still do not know why the pump could be heard running in the tank with very little amperage draw and then as the vehicle warmed up we could hear the pump load up and work fine. Replacment Pump from Airtex appears to...
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Stall VIN: 3C4FY48B64
i gamble on a new pump and it pays off...new pump amperage is around 6.5 amp which leave me a few more margin for the 20 amp ASD fuse to spare while the coil is rigging around 6 amp and about 1.2 amp for each injectors ...1 way out the other I can't be sure ...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Low/Reverse Shifting VIN: 2B3HD46R71
Replaced Valve Body, seemed to correct problem for now. Thanks for everyone's help.
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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX25G6L
thanks all for the info. dealer did not know anything about this until i provided part numbers. if it wasnt for you good people i never would have been able to find these add on check valves and fix the vehicle. there is no switching valve as some suggested on...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14YXT
for starters this truck is not fixed,due to time limits on post i have to close this at this time,what has happened so far,i monitored amp load on pin 91 with amp probe,the reading was .990 while code sets,the scantool at that time shows .o2amps.i then figured... Trouble codes: P0141.
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FAFP52U6W
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED WENT AHEAD AND CHANGED PCM. VEHICLE SEEMS TO BE OPERATING CORRECTLY THUS FAR. DETERMINED PCM WAS PROBLEM AFTER READING REPLIES AGAIN THANKS
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L lifters VIN: 1FTZR45E72
got it fixed. thanks to Shannon, James and Dave for their time. replies siad look for restriction in oil galley. problem was lack of restriction to tensioner not allowing lifters to pump up. with intake removed there's a little plug next to tensioner. got hard...
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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Air bag light VIN: 1FAFP34P03
Well I think this one is going to the dealer. I hate to even say that. I also forgot to mention that at this point there are no codes when I scan the computer with my motis. It seems like there is a problem with the control module and it might need to be repla...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L pats, crank no start VIN: 1FMU16W33L
HI: New ecm repaired the truck, have to send it to dealer to flash VID. On old control unit where connector 175b plugs in ecm there is internal problem with pins, pushing on connector will disable theft light from blinking with ignition off. I got four repli...
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RTS 3.5L popping noise VIN: 2HJYK16496
Picked vehicle up from dealer. Right away started making clunking noise coming from right front and a loose change noise coming from left front. Brought back to Dealer. They said the end links were loose and had to have been like that from the factory...Uh,...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L RF Dash VIN: 5GRGN23U53
Thanks for all the information. I tried all the suggestions but could not locate the noise. The owner did not want to persue the noise any farther. If I get the vehicle back in and find the problem I will edit this fix. Thanks again.
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S0Y
This one was very rewarding to fix, and I am glad it's done. I got alot of replies that made me think about my problem. I find that looking at a problem from a different point of view helps. I almost took the cylinder head off, BUT the missfire counter showe... Trouble codes: 300 (301 -), 301 (302 -), 302 (303 -), 303 (304 -), 304 (305 -), 305.
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UZ30C5N
Thanks to all that have responded. As suggested, I tested for air leaks and MAF problems. Eveything looked good, so I tried to sell an ECU. The customer declined repair, they had been trying to decide on a new car anyway, so this may be the last straw. T... Trouble codes: 21 (Left Main Oxygen Sensor Circuit), 28 (Right Main Oxygen Sensor Circuit).
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1996 Mazda B2300 2.3L monitors do not rese VIN: 4F4CR12A3T
I have not got the car back in my shop yet. I did not get chance to even try anything yet. As soon as I will find out the solution of the problem.I will share with every one.In the mean time if any one has a solution other than the one I received please advis... Trouble codes: P1000 (monitors are not set).
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2002 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Mechanical VIN: JM1TA22292
I recieved 3 replies that said there was no way to idetify the difference between the left and right head gaskets and to order gaskets from Mazda which I did. The Mazda gaskets were clearly marked R and L for right and left. However you can identify visually t...
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2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.4L Transmission VIN: JA3AJ66FD4
well I finally fix this thing I ended up replacing the input shaft bearings lube up the rel fork pivot point. ran car 15 miles and no noise thanks for all your help thanks Randy for the info I didn't think to look there untill you said to. and the customer rep...
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1995 Nissan 240SX 2.4L t chain rattle?? VIN: 1AS1A5DWDW
This one remains a mystery and the customer wont stop driving the car long enough to let us check it out any farther.I will keep trying to get him to leave it with us for a while and post any fix here.
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2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 2P4GP2439Y
first of all thanks to all the great techs that replied to my request, and i'm sorry for not closing this earlier. i tried everything on the book plus other things, finally the customer decided not to spend more money as she is going to get rid of it. what i l...
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1995 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L clutch pedal VIN: YS3CD65U7S
This one is down the road. After replacement of pressure hose and feed hose, problem remained. A call to the shop who did the original job revealed that they had used a Scan-Tech slave cylinder (twice). A new OE unit has been installed by them and everything i...
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2003 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L test connector VIN: JF1GD29673
We found the connector. It took awhile to get the car back here ...seems like the snow needs plowing every other day! Many thanks to Roch [...] who referred us to Endwrench.com, the Subaru tech website. Bo...
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L Heater VIN: 4S4BP61C35
Thank you for all that replied. So the Fix is to do mulitable heater core flushes. The coolant always looked clean but the flushing seems to has cured the problem. Customer has called back to say all is A-OK.
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2002 Toyota Echo 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDAT12342
Well, I never fixed this vehicle, because I was never able to duplicate the condition. After 2 weeks and about 100 starts, the concern never reared it's head. I received a number of replies, which included answers to my questions such as the importance of oi...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T1BF30K93
First of all a huge thank you to all who replied. The description given by Geoffrey, Dave, Stanley and Philip helped tremendously. Speed sensor signal from compressor must be seen or the system shuts down the compressor to save the drive belt, makses sense. Wh...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 3VWSP29M81
we sent the vehicle out to get it de carboned and that helped alittle with the lack of power them we also installd a mass air flow sensor and that took care of the rest of the power as for the no tach and oil light we installed a rpm sensor that didnt seem to ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L valve train VIN: 3V3SP69M93
thank you to all that responded.i r&r'ed the head got the correct timing tools,and so far al is well.thanks again David
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L mil light on VIN: 3VWSE69M14
the oem thermostat fixed it! so much for aftermarket... many thanks [...] believe that something so simple can cause such a problem. i guess factory is the best...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L transmission VIN: YVILZ56D8Y
Thanks to all who replied to this post. I chose to remove the subframe which make it easier to work around. I also removed the battery tray, air cleaner, intake hose from the lower part of the radiator to the duct that goes over the head. Using the 3 post engi...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L cam timing VIN: YV1VS2553Y
THANK YOU ALL FOR RESPONDING TO ME, I WAS FORTUNATE THAT A LOCAL INDEPANDENT VOLVO RESPONDED TO OUR SHOP, HE ALLOWED US TO USE HIS [...] TOOLS, THE ONLY THING I WAS OFF WAS LOCKING THE CRANK, WHERE I WAS SET AT , I WAS 1 TOOTH OFF, ONCE AGAIN THANK YOU ALL.IATN...
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