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1985 BMW 735i 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAFH8401F
ok i would rather burn this beater but customer says to pull all the stops. when the car warms up the idle is low and choppy. it will run ok but just idle poorly. i replaced the maf and nothing the throttle is clean and it has new champion plugs. the fuel pres...
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1995 BMW 540i 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAHE6324S
1995 BMW 540i, Has a rough idle intermittently. Feels like a cylinder imbalance or a slight misfire. Vehicle also will cut out for less than a second at cruise. The cut out happens about once every 30 miles. The transmission also will switch gears erratically ...
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L starting system
New customer, had car towed in. Customer bought and installed a Nav system from a 01 740 BMW himself. After install he reattached neg side of battery, Nav screen went to code and asked him to enter code. He entered 0000 and hit deactivate.Clock started to coun...
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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L remote door locks VIN: WBADN63481
This one is kicking my tail. The key fobs are inop. the signal is being recieved according to live data. So thinking that if the signal was bing recieved then the general module must not be ding it's job. Repl. the module with no change in condition. Repl. the...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, DTC P0011 VIN: WBADT43411
I have cleared the codes several times. P0011 comes back immediately, eventually the P0012 will show up after a few drive cycles. In addition, several of the readiness codes will not come on after 250 miles and 8-10 drive cycles, preventing the car from passi... Trouble codes: P0011 (Intake Cam Over Advanced), P0012 (Intake Cam Over Retarded), P0455 (Emmissions Leak Detected)
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L front cover VIN: WBAGL63482
Small hole right of the water pump on the front cover is leaking coolant. There is no TSB on this concern. I can not find any info on this. Does anyone have some insight on this concern? Thanks
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W3S
Guys, This '95 Blazer has developed an intermittent dieing and surge at times. Last week as I decribed in repair history I replaced the computer and harness to injector and vehicle ran great.Done,fixed. Very surprised when customer called;went out right away a...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L ignition switch VIN: 1GT1ND52J2
if you play with the shifter on the floor sometimes you will get the key to turn and car will start.as long as you dont put the car back into park the igntion switch will not get stuck.Is that a cable problem?
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Speedometer, Fuel level VIN: 1G1JC52F64
This car has a fuel gauge and spedo. that most of the time are not working proper, Spedo. reads 20MPH sitting still and fuel reads way above full. All the rest of the gauges read fine. Thats why I don't think it's a power or ground supply? Does anyone have a t...
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2005 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDV23EX5
Hello to all, again; Today's nightmare would be a motor change on a 2005 Chevy Venture. Snap throttle at idle, or under load, pulling a way from a stop light and lightly feathering the pedal produces a nice hesitation before everything kicks in and maybe once ...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L drivers side windows inop VIN: 2C8GM684X4
Pacifica drivers side windows inop at times, interior(door) lights flicker when acting up. Replaced door module and handle(static problem) still acting up. Body code is DDM messages not received. HELP PLEASE, I'm on vacation, boss is on the phone...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L unknown VIN: 1C3AL46J94
Hello techs, we have 2004 sebring which ONLY after driving 15 plus miles on the freeway and only until you get off the freeway and reach surface streets then it will make a loud knocking sound (not engine knock) like a hammer hitting the frame so we replaced f...
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1986 Dodge Aries SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, FLOODING BAD VIN: 1B3BD39KFG
1986 dodge aries running rich enough to foul plugs, obvious items did not cure. injector on-time seems high, 3-5 ms at idle in closed loop. help & thanks in advance.
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1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9L rear main seal
Hello,trying to replace leaking rear main seal. Replacement is two piece rubber and oe is rope. Question is anyone got any tricks for removing upper rope.Fought it at quiting time,loosened all main caps. Poked and probed enough to have to remove this now. Look...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L No Start, Hard Start VIN: 2B3HD56J2W
Car will sometimes( seems more frequent lately )Start hard like it is getting no fuel .It will start and misfire a bit and after 10-15 seconds will run & go down the road fine. The Last time it happened ,I could here the fuel pump kick in .But It would not st...
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L trans gears VIN: 3B7MF3665X
My customer has owned this truck since it was brand new. At 120000 He broke a gear, we pulled it and sent it to a rebuilder and had it completly rebuilt,also new clutch ass. 2500 miles later same thing broken gears, pulled again and took back to rebuilders and...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18N85
I had customer bring in vehicle with check engine light on. Scanned vehicle retrieved trouble codes PO404-EGR Position Sensor Performance & PO405 EGR Position Sensor Circuit Low. Customer had complained of a stalling issue also. I had explained to customer tha... Trouble codes: P0404, P0405
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Harmonic Balancer VIN: 1FTCR10AXT
I am in the process of swapping engines in this Ranger. The replacement (supplied by customer) is an older one that has a hall switch for the crank sensor. The original engine uses a reluctor wheel behind the harmonic balancer. I am hoping I can swap enough pa...
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2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Glow plug and intake heater circuits VIN: 1FDXE45F7Y
Intake heater and glowplug circuits, along with fast idle are inoperative, We have done all pinpoint tests in Ford shop manual and it indicated faulty ecm, we replaced ecm problem still exsists. It is throwing one code P0540 intake heater circuit a, data strea...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW33S3Y
Need help Ford Techs. This F-350 stalls intermittently ater a few minutes running. Loss of communication with scan tool. No spark, no fuel injector pulse. Have replaced crank sensor and pcm (pcm reman Ford). Still have V power, 5 volt reference. Shut it off fo...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L drivetrain vibration VIN: 1FTRX17L51
PLEASE HELP! Vehicle has become a wart that won't go away and I'm on the verge of losing a really good customer over this! Vehicle came in for a "hesitating" between 45-60 mph, especially when decelerating. Concluded vehicle had more like a driveline vibration...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA514X1
After 5 min. of warm up this van has top end tap, worse with revs. It sounds like its all over but with stethescope sounds like either chain or back valve cover area. Local ford tech. scratched his head and told me happy hunting he never heard a 3.8 with this ...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L abs VIN: 1FMYU03152
have intermittent abs activation at around 30 mph on dry roads. monitored speed sensors all were reading evenly. then when braking the scan tool would show no data and the abs would activate. data would reapear again and then would be fine again. check wiring ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
We do not have much experience on diesels so I guess what I am asking for is a little education. This one came in with a no start, no ipc pressure. The customer stated that it ran fine when he parked it on a very steep incline over night. (Front of the... Trouble codes: P1212
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L SRS system VIN: 2FAFP74W84
Any input would be a help, at this time I have not used a scan tool to diagnois this proplem just the LFC or the air bag light flashing code 33. I have replaced the drivers side seat belt assembly and this code is still coming on, I know its a hard fault, will...
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2001 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JHLRD18781
SORRY, see above.
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2006 Hummer H2 6.0L fuel filter
We have not been able to locate the fuel filter on this vehicle. The parts house supplied a filter with 2 plastic snap on fittings. By the looks of the filter I don't think it belongs inside the fuel tank, but we can't find the original one under the vehicle. ...
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2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L oil pump VIN: SAJJA42C3Y
I have yet to find out why this car has no oil pressure while cranking. Vehicles gauge shows no oil pressure and when the sending unit is removed while cranking, no oil is pressent. I have replaced the oil pump with the old engines which ran, same outcome. I h...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEA51C02
Hello Jaguar Techs. I will be replacing the auto trans. on this lovely beast, and was curious if anyone has any good advice on the r&r. Does the engine have to be removed to get the trans out? Does the entire engine/trans assy have to be removed together? Al...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGAQ3V63
Hello This supercharged S type R is setting lean codes for both banks. Car is very clean. LTFT 1s about 17 to 19%. STFT is always near 0%. It is easy to see that under high load fuel supply is ok. Both O2 sensors above 900mV. Very nice performance. Probl... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean - bank 1), P0174 (lean - bank 2)
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Parking brake light and chime
Customer stated, "Once in a while the chime for the parking brake warning will chime, daughter saw a light on the dash flash but didn't know which one. I checked the fluid resivior(topped it off) and parking brake pedal. Nothing obvious. Customer called today ...
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1987 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JMIFC3515J
ok guys this is my turn...ive been helping other people for a couple of years and now iiiii nnnneeeeeddd it...im loking for the procedure to pull code for this year in specific...mitchell says one thing and all data another..ive looked in some books and they s...
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1991 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L No Start VIN: JHFGR56789
I have a problem that i have not seen in a long time! I have all the ingredients for a start condition but vehicle will not start when cold; We have good fuel pressure,45psi and spark 10kv and compression. If we spray a little fuel down the intake it will star...
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JM1NB353X1
Thanks ahead of time for any help! We have a 2001 Mazda Miata that has been brought in for 2nd time with an intermittent loss of power, cutting off problem, and naturally the problem is not showing up now, but as soon as the customer picks it up, a few days la...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L sway bar VIN: WDBCA39D9H
does anyone out there know where i can buy a repair kit for a broken sway bar. the end has snapped off, i remember seeing and ad somewhere for a weld on sway bar end , but i cannot find the ad now that i need the part. chris [...]
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L timing chain VIN: WDBLM44302
This is not the real vin. I don't have the car in front of me right now. Car wouldn't start and made clacking noise when turning over. Ran compression test. First time cyl 3 and 4 had no compression. Put oil in and checked again and pressure was up to 140. Pul...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBGA51GX5
help Trouble codes: 1743 (dont know)
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2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L cooling fan VIN: MITSECLIPS
Hi, all members: The 2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor was equipped with variable speed cooling fan. The cooling fan speed is regulated by FCM(fan control module) via PWM signal sent from ECM(engine control module). Is there anyone know what the fixed frequency (He...
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D8T
Looking for a supplier of pigtail connectors for the distributors on a 1993 Nissan Altima. We have a few that have now deteriorated badly enough to cause connection (thus stalling) issues. Nissan only sells the entire harness. NAPA & CQ show nothing. Any speci...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Electronic VIN: 5N1ED28T7Y
about 2 weeks ago i replaced a ac hose and charged the system, and everything was doing fine. it came in today and would not work at all. iy was half a pound low so i put it in but still will not turn on. the relay will not get ground from ecm. all fuses are o...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR075Y1
Greetings Nissan master techs. I have been humbled by several recurring misfire codes and now a cat efficiency code. Initially the customer noticed severe hesitation on acceleration that became worse after warm up. The plugs were original so were replaced, as ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0430, P1320
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D42
pleaaaaase help. we replaces fuel unit, check wiring and adjusted the connector. any help will be apreciated. Trouble codes: P0462 (circuit a fuel level sensor)
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH52HXY
i have a 2000 oldsmobile with a 3.5 in it for some reason it has a misfire on cylinders 2 and 4 and it does it most of the time, although sometimes it will be fine.if your watching it on the scanner sometimes other cylinders will misfire once or twice but most... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L vent controls VIN: 1GNTT66SYN
let me say thanks first !! This car was bought at an auction by a wholesaler. It came in without any ac at all. I found it had an open in the ac comp clutch so I relaced with a known good used one (at wholesalers request) The ac comp comes on and I filled with...
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1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Cuts out VIN: SCAZN02A9K
Car run's great upon normal driving and normal accaleration,however when acc pedal is pasted to the floor board,as if to pass abruptly ,the car take's off like a bat out of hell but after 4 to 8 second's it cut's out then reaccelerate's,then cut's out, then ac...
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2001 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES46C21
I checked DTC's and found the P0601, Internal PCM Failure, Per the test I saw in Mitchell. I Cleared the code and it immediately came back. I figured this was a easy fix. My local supplier could not get this PCM. I purchased it from a ECM rebuilder from our tr... Trouble codes: P0601 (Internal Controller Failure.)
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L temp up and down VIN: 1G2NW55M6S
Customer complaint is temp going up and down and no heat as it goes up. I road tested to confirm. No coolant loss visable. Once warm, Temp goes from 180 to 215 in about 2 minutes,then drops back to 180 in about 15 seconds. I confirmed the guage readings with m...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Hesitation VIN: 1G2NE52M8V
I have this grand prix that starts perfect idles fine but when you drive and it shifts to second or third it bogs down really badly. This is happening when you drive normaly.If you put your foot to the floor it seems to run fine With the scanner hooked up i no...
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: WPOAA0929H
has spark has ground at vboth fuel injector terminals no power at injectors where is my power coming from how do i test further
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2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Mechanical VIN: WPOAA29981
car was towed in, customer was driving car to work. car starts but runs poorly. check codes. found code for left camshaft position sensor. implausible signal. check sensor. sensor appears ok. checked engine compression. zero compression on left bank. right ban...
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Crank Sensor Shutter Wheel VIN: YS3ED58E4X
Hello all - This 4-cyl 9-5 automatic was towed in after the engine quit on the road. Testing showed that the crank sensor signal was absent. New crank sensor, no change. I took the crank sensor out and found that I could twirl the crank sensor's shutter wheel ...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L starting system VIN: YS3DF78K92
Customers comlpaint of a intermitten no start condition , self diagnosed a starter ,new starter installed same problem,tested staretr relays nuetral saftey switch all fuses ignition switch all test fine can jump starter at the starter relay and car will start ...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3VN39W9P
Hello everyone, This 4Runner came to me after an emissions test failure. It failed the test for very high NOX (1400/1700) during both the 15mph and 25mph tests. Someone had stolen the Catalytic Converter out of it three months ago so this one is brand new. I ...
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2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Rear Wiper/Washer
This is my first help request on iATN so please bear with me. Iíd also like to say I work Technical Support, so Iím actually trying to get information to assist some of my techs in the field. Iíve got a store that did some damage while installing a remote sta...
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1981 Triumph TR8 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SATPV4586B
Car runs extremly rich. Fuel pressure at specs. 34 psi. Tested air and coolant temp sensors found them to be in specs. Adjustment on air flow meter does nothing. I now that these vehicles had ECU problems removed ecu and looks to me like some one has resoldier...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWBK21C83
hi this is michael from stewarts automotive in sacramento i have a quick question about a 03 vw beetle. car came in with a p2181 perf.malfuction in cooling system so did a bit of research and replaced the thermostat and coolant temp sensor. cleared codes test ...
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1993 Acura Integra RS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4DA9347P
Thank you all very much for the replies. The valve lash was the problem. found out the cams definitly had too much overlap got valve adjust specs from the the place we got the cams. went to .008I-.010E everything seemed to smooth out!!! Thanks agian everyon...
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1997 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DC4456V
afterfuel pressure test, exhaust test and cylindet compression test, i decided replace spark plugs which i replced 10,[...] ago. yes it fixed the problem but old plugs was look ok. thank all fellow techs for support and iatn.
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2001 Audi A6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH64BO1
Well, if you can believe it, it was the new factory wire set, I checked the basics 3-4 times and knew it has to be the wires, come to find out that the boot at the plug were too thin and bleeding threw and you could see grey dots, then you pulled and there wer... Trouble codes: 16684 (p0300 randon missfire), 16688 (p0304 4 cyl missfire), 16689 (p0305 5 cyl missfire).
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Starting VIN: WBAEV33483
had 12 replies and thank you all. Sarah [...] had the best reply saying that the final stage for the blower motor (blower resistor) is the most common problem that is intermittant and hard to find. The final stage will turn the blower motor on slightly afte...
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1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G6DW5276P
We can no longer duplicate the problem with this vehicle so it has been returned to the customer. I replaced the pcm and prom at our expense but due to the warmer weather now the vehicle always starts. I still see the intake air temperature jump around on the ...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KY5298V
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was a bad ground connection on lower right of engine area. Also, a relearn of both modules was needed.
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1993 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Electronic VIN: 1GCHK39N8P
I located a factory service manual as suggested but it really wasnt much help but the schematic was easier to read. After a few hours of digging I found the diode module on the RIGHT side of the truck on the inside of the firewall.Down where the passengers fee...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23214
This vehicle is not yet fixed. there are no loose exciter rings on the cam or crank. the engine is a late build with low millage. the GM code tree deals only with cam problems but I am now concerned the crank sensor may be at fault. I will update if I am a... Trouble codes: P0016 (CKP/CMP corelation).
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L vibration VIN: 1G1JH12FX4
I got a lot of good replies on this. Possible bad motor mounts, exhaust grounding, check with a sirometer, cooling fan out of balance. I found out this morning that when turning the a/c on, the cooling fan was coming on & causing the vibration. Thats why I som...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L2V
appreciate the replies it turned out to be flywheel problem thanks again you saved me alot of time Trouble codes: P1391, P0352.
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1990 Dodge Shadow 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B3XP48K5L
This car is back on the road and running much better. So I will have to call this a qualified fix. I had a tip from a member saying he thought idle vacuum was low so I checked exhaust back pressure which was OK. The initial check of the EGR showed good. It wou... Trouble codes: 23 (Throttle Body Temp Sensor high voltage).
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L low power VIN: 3B7KF26Z7Y
First of all thanks for all the help from everyone. The problem ended up being a bad new o2 sensor. Readings were fine in the shop but driving it the o2 went to 0 and stayed. I could not prove a vacuum leak or a fuel supply problem so I tried a nother sensor. ... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L convertor clutch VIN: 3B7KF236X2
Hey guys, this one is gone! I tried many of the suggestions that were given to me. I had a lot of good suggestions from you and magazines and web sites. What I started with was cleaning the grounds and testing the batteries. All looked good, but cleaned anyway...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L engine VIN: 1D7HU16N93
We removed The heads And sent then To machine Shop the Valves were sticking . Shop said heavy carbon buildup on valves making them not close Easy. We put heads back on And All Is Well. thanks Again To everybody Joe
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Engine VIN: 2B3HD46R84
Thanks to all the several replies! At this time the customer didn't want to put any money into the vehicle, so I did not perform enough disassembly to pinpoint the problem. The vehicle is on it's way for now until it gets worse or it's traded off.
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1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FABP45E8K
Thanks for the help guys. Some one tipped me off to check the intake track for leaks. I used our smoke machine to find a massive leak at the EGR valve diaphram. It was very obvious once found. We didn't think about putting a one-way check valve in the vacu... Trouble codes: 66 (MAF/VAF low circuit ground).
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1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, long crank VIN: 1M4ZV53X9Z
My boss pulled the rug out from under me. Customer took car. She was going to call me to tell me what the dealer did to fix it but she never did. I suspect it was the distributor. I wish that I could have put one in and ran with it but alas...it was not to...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L KOER Gets stuck VIN: 1FTCR10A0T
I didn't mention it earlier but I had checked all fuses and KAM circuit and all was good. I did the drive cycle and the P1000 disapeared, all systems ready. I took it to the local inspection station and it passed which was our goal in the first place. I also d... Trouble codes: P1000 (System checks incompleet).
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
I can't thank everyone enough for ALL the replies. The fix was the computer to the original problem. The fix for pulling out my hair for 5 days was to get another crank sensor. The car came in with a CMP sensor code. I changed that and still no start. The Vant...
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2003 Ford E-150 4.6L engine VIN: 1FBNE31163
Thanks guys.I ended buying the tool from maco tools.Not a fun job to do in a van.Anyways thanks to all for the help.
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18601
The fix was simply to fill the tank with known good fuel. We think the fuel WAS filled with an e85 blend or similar and as soon as the customer filled it with new fuel, no more MIL. We have not encountered this previously, and were not thinking of something a... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Radio VIN: KMHWF35V71
We are pretty sure the radio is bad, The customer has not yet brought the vehicle back in for further testing. I did some research and this radio is a failure prone part. If our customer brings the vehicle back in we are going to recommend a radio, and then I ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No drive when hot VIN: SAJEA51C52
This No drive gear when hot on this X-type was a strange one indeed, It still does not really make sense. As Larry suggested, first we disconnected the electrical connector. This did not remedy the no Drive when hot issue. This symptom was still the same...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4FF48S6Y
well even though avantage and ohm meter showed crank sensor to be good i installed a new one with success the jeep has yet to die. Thank you for your help and responses Trouble codes: P0123, P0122.
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2003 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: SALNM22203
With help from IATN members, this one is fixed. The adaptation reset function on my Autologic does not have an option for selective adaptation reset. All the adaptives reset at once. I am not aware if the manufacturers dedicated scan tool does or not. I hope t... Trouble codes: P1639 (Throttle position adaptation), P1569 (cruise control signal line).
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Crankshaft position sensor VIN: SALTY16443
Thanks to those who tried to help me out. Robert and Manny came up with the same not matching wire colors that we did. I tried going up a year or back a year , as Micheal suggested. None to any avail. The wire colors that were called for in AllData, Mitchell a...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB57EX3
THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP IT ENDED UP BEING THE BOOSTER TRAVEL SWITCH THANKS AGAIN
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L starter VIN: 1N4BU31D1V
Thank you all for your help and sugestions. Unfortunately the customer decided that the car wasn't worth spending money on and the problem was intermittent it wasn't that much of an inconvienience. If the vehicle does return for this service issue, I will upda...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L speedo/odo VIN: 5N1ED28Y61
FIXED! I should have listened to Eric the first time. Ran wires between cluster and sensor, speedo works. I backtracked the circuit until I found where the signal is lost. The brown/white wire was open between connector F43 (top of engine) and M58 (next to glv...
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1989 Pontiac Bonneville LE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX54C1K
Thanks guys for all the help, check all wiring behind power steering & alternator, replaced cam magnent, code has not returned. Trouble codes: 41 (cam signal).
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1992 Saturn SL 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1SATURNLS2
Unresolved as of this moment, customer had surgery and road work in front of home and can't get vehicle to me for at least another 2 weeks. I did get some useful information and a majority says the CTS sensors on these vehicles crack on the tip and get corrosi...
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1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L blown efi fuse VIN: JT3GP10V3V
much MAHALO to everyone that responded to this problem, I double checked the the harness , paying close attention to o2 sensors, as steve, mike and george suggested, all ok there, checked dist. , ok. (Bud, Andrew) vehicle has not blown another fuse, ??? h...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCT21C81
Hi and sorry this took so long, the customer took the car after cleaning the injection system and reinstalling original MAF and says the car runs 100 percent better and the lite has stayed off for now. But I still think this may not be the end of this one, if ... Trouble codes: 17536 (Long term fuel trim lean).
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1992 Volvo 960 2.9L relay VIN: YV1KW9509N
Thanks to peter "On the early 960 the ABS module and relay is located behind the r.f. kickpanel. If you remove the little cover on the kickpanel I vagely remember the relay and fuse being right there without having to remove the whole panel."
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS27543
THANK YOU MARK FOR YOUR HELP From: Mark from Michigan code 91 -the signal cable for the dsa is missing shorted or open. during antispin control the dsa control module transmit signal to the engine module which request torque limiting dsa=dynamic stability a... Trouble codes: 91 (torque reduction).
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