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2002 Audi A6 3.0L shifting? VIN: WAUJT64B92
Hi everyone. Thanks in advance for your help. We have a strange problem on this Audi. Under light to moderate acceleration, it has a slight slip (for lack of a better description, I'll call it a slip) at faily regular intervals. It feels like the engine has a...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L Unknown VIN: WAULT68E63
i need a spec on the parristic draw on this ayatem i cant seem to find the spec any where thanks in advance
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGH8345Y
Help all BMW techs! We just replaced abs conrol unit for this car. Customer called afew days later saying a/c was inop. We scanned for faults with gt1- none. a/c charge is correct.Compressor clutch not energized. we found no signal was being recieved from high...
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1989 Buick Reatta 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4EC11C5K
I have a strange one here. At times (intermittently) the coolant sensor will go to 306 degrees, IAT will go to 299 degrees, EGR will stars clicking, Many relays will start clicking, IAC motor will start moving. When problem goes away everything starts working ...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L volt light
according to shop key the alt. is controlled by the pcm. i have power to the pcm from the volt light but no power coming from pcm to alt. "l" terminal. checked wire resistance--ok. should i replace the pcm or is there something in my schematic missing. thanks ...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L blower VIN: 1G6CD5333L
vehicle has no ac information, or fuel info. no lites. cant access trouble codes from ac controls. all fuses are good. power to ac module at red wire . no power at purple, has good ground on black to module. when calling ask for michael please. thank you.,
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L abs & traction lights VIN: 1G6KD54Y61
Hey guys got a real stumper here. Another facility diagnosed this as a bad ECBM, customer brought this vehicle here with the paper work from a Cadillac dealer. We replaced the ECBM & flashed the ECBM. Now after all the programming we have codes C1248 EBCM Turn...
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1977 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L water valve VIN: 1Z37L7S407
This vehicle came in with no change in direction of air flow. The vacuum portion of the heater, a/c control was not functioning. This I replaced and now have switching of direction, but when switched to off there is a flow of hot air. I found that there is no ...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19K8P
truck was towed in.found fuel pump dead.raised truck bed to replace fuel pump and strainer.also replaced fuel filter.took on 20min test drive,drove great.called customer told him truck was ready.customer picks up at closing time,calls 10min after picking up an...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G1FP22PXS
Customer drive rpm will rise and fall then engine will stall. Or customer will drive for awhile and shut off and try to restart will not start. let set for awhile and starts up. Trouble codes: 16 (Low res. pulse circuit), 33 (MAP sensor circuit high), 36 (High res. pulse circuit)
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 1G1JF5246S
customer complained of misfire and stalling. Found that fuel pressure was at 19 psi (recommended spec, 41-47psi) no codes found replaced fuel filter with no change in pressure. Replaced fuel pump assembley fuel pressure now normal misfire is gone and vehicle d...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L vent tempature VIN: 3GNEC16R6X
I need some advice here.When I checked the A/C out on this suburban It had no freon in the system due to a leaking compressor.I replaced the compressor with a brand new Delphi unit,drier and orphis tube.I added 8 0z of pag oil pulled a vacuum for 45 min and ch...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L cluster VIN: 1GNDT13W9X
This 99 will display the prndl and odometer only when the key is in unlock and crank. when turned to run from unlock the displays go out. Then if you hold the key in the right spot during crank it will come on again. Vehicle is from used car lot so other histo...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L dash lights and abs VIN: 2G1WH55KXY
Hi IATN.this car came in with intermittent turn signals,the flasher in hazard switch contains the flasher unit,and buzzes when the turn signal is turned on,no turn signal operation,and the dash warning lights come on.And although I have not felt it,the custome...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L cyl #2 VIN: 2G1WH52K73
this car is cracking the number 2 spark plug after about 100 miles of replacment... i think the problem is high comprssion in that cyl... at 180lbs... but i wanted to see if anyone else has seen this and had any luck with a somewhat simple fix?? thanks in adva...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Light VIN: 1GCHK23214
Truck Came in with multiple sysptoms ( rear windows not working, Instument cluster illumination not working, Servoce 4wd light on, Service ABS, Front Power windows only work when Truck is running - not working With KOEO ) Had no Comunication with BCM. This tru...
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT13626
Hello folks - I have a strange chevy with an intermittant misfire on cyl #5. I have changed coils and plugs between cyls and no change. Compression is 130psi on all cyls. The misfire monitor is going nuts on #5 and cannot find why. There is apparantly no vavum...
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1994 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, When closed loop VIN: 1B6MC3656R
Came to me as an intermittent mil is on, runs rough when hot, burns alot of fuel when hot. Runs rough when hot. Monitor O2's bank one is lean, while bank 2 vdc indicates rich, and emissions verify 02 readings. O2's look new. Air, and fuel test good. Good frien... Trouble codes: 52 (bank two indicates rich)
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP34312
hello group. this caravan came in with a no start complaint. it would actually crank and run if you cranked on it long enough. it would start after fuel pressure would build to about 25 psi. spec is 53-63 psi. i put a pump in it and it would start no problem. ... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel trim rich bank 1)
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2003 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Stall VIN: 1D4GR38N83
Hello fellow techs, have this durango giving me the blues. Dies out when put in gear and/or when coming to stop. Typical iac problem. Have new iac on and we have cleaned the throttle body out. Fuel pressure and volume are perfect. Pressure stays good when dies...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L No thottle response VIN: 1D7HU18D65
I am looking for the procedure to do an ETC relearn. Another shop requested we reflash a new PCM (truck would not run with new PCM installed)- so they drove truck to our shop with old PCM installed - we reflashed using the i-Flash Truck starts and runs OK with...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Compressor VIN: 3D7MX48C06
The AC compressor clutch on this truck will not activate. I have checked archives for a similiar problem, but have not found any helpful information. The indicator light on control panel is on when you try to turn AC on. The clutch will work if unplugged and j...
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1985 Ford Ranger XL 2.8L Ignition key lock VIN: 1FTCR10S0F
OK, I hope someone out there knows a "trick" to help me out. I have a Ranger with a lost ignition key. To replace the lock cylinder I need to rotate the cylinder to the run position to be able to push in the pin that locks the cylinder to the housing. Without ...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L radius rod bushing VIN: 1FTEF14YGT
replacement procedure says to more or less remove the radius rod from the axle to replace the bushings, but if the frame bracket is worn, replace it. why not remove and rebolt the bracket to replace the bushings? looks like it would be much easier. thanks for ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L MIL Lamp on, Lean
Other master tech in shop has been fighting codes for 5 weeks, now I'm taking a look at it for him what I've seen for the last 3 day's is that the fuel trim (long) is at B1 24-26% B2 is at 14-17% at idle baro is at 133-138mhz spec in denver is 144mhz baro is r... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (Sys Bank 2 Lean)
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Surge VIN: 1FTRE1424W
morning everyone this ford has been to several shops with no luck , and it's starting to bother me . po301 has been corrected ( old and worn out ignition ) but the driveability issue is interesting. a light surge @ idle , with a rhythmic " drum beat " sound d... Trouble codes: P1171, P0301
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 2FMZA5144W
we replaced the master and took it to dealer to have it pressure bled by there special bleeder and when it came backl all seemed ok. then customer broght it back as the peddle went to floor again. rechecked all brake componets and fluid and where is no leaks o...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L tcc VIN: 1FTRX17W8Y
Truck will stall when put in drive or reverse, feels just like so many others I've done before.If I hold the rpm around 2500, the truck will bog some but then will idle normal. changed tcc solenoid but still does same thing. I can command tcc on my scanner and...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: 3FTNF21S5Y
Hi all in IATN land. This Ford F250 came in from another shop after all the coils and plugs were replaced. The test drive was interesting. Idle quality is good, you leave a stop sign in 2nd gear as 1st is low low. Accelerates smooth until you hit 1600 rpm. At ...
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FDXE45FX3
This vehicle is a total dog on take off for the first few feet. Then when the turbo kicks in it will take off and run just like normal. The computer shows no codes. I have a few scanner reading I will post at the bottom of this page. You step on the pedal and ...
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1995 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE 6.5L turbo boost VIN: 1GDKC34F1S
Hello diesel guys. This customer (concrete mason) has a number of vehicles that we service. Two are diesels and we don't do much diesel engine work. The symptoms were multiple. First, there was a serious exhaust leak at the left side manifold. this was repai...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L brakes VIN: 1GTEK19RXW
Customer complained of poor brakes and pedal going to floor pedal pulsing when coming to stop,repaired front wheel speed sensors first to stop pulsing at stops.rear shoes were into rivets,both rear cylinders leaking,right e-brake cable stuck right front calipe...
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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1GTEK19T31
Vehicle hangs up in 2nd, This is the part that has me baffled, On a test drive at about 1/4 throttle vehicle does not shift into 3rd, RPMs go up and there is nothing there basically, but if you manually select 2nd and get the vehicle above about 50 MPH and the...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L tcc VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9T
this jeep runs good, change gears good.you come to a stop , keep it in drive and in a few sensons it s like tcc kicks in and motor dies.feels like stright drive and not using clutch at a stop.it feels like clutch locks up.
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY19SXW
Customer brought in his newly bought wrangler 4.0 L. with a MIL on and codes P0304, P0305 and P0306. no complaints of poor performance. We tuned this complete with wires and also a motor vac. Light came back on after highway drive. After research we found a TS... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire), P0306 (cylinder 6 missfire)
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Regulator VIN: SALTY12401
Good Morning Land Rover Tech's! I have this Discovery in here and after replacing the original drivers side window and regulator with a new part from World-Pac, I am having cronic regulator failures. The reason for the original glass and regulator replaceme...
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1BC1413V
Hope some of you Mazda techs have seen this one before. The car runs great & idles great until you turn the AC on. The engine idles normal at about 800 rpm's. If you turn AC on, it drops to about 250-300 rpm's and acts like it wants to die. Cleaning fuel injec...
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2003 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Wheel Studs
I need information on what all is involved to replace rear wheel studs on this vehicle.It is equipped with rear drum brakes and when looking it up in AllData it says to remove wheel hub.Can someone please let me know what is involved,if any special tools are n...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Temp Gauge VIN: WDBCA25DMA
I have this mercedes with an intermittently fluctuating temp gauge. I've narrowed it down to connector on back of cluster or cluster. What I need is a schematic for the the cluster specifically, which pin does what and what color wires connect to it. My fax # ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WDBJF65J61
the car will stall on decel under 10 mph.and it will not start for at least 5 mins.(cranks ok), but it also sometimes will not start when is being parked for a while. but it will only do it sometimes, customer states it has done it 5 to 6 times each time it ha... Trouble codes: P2034
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L belt tensioner VIN: WDBRF40J05
This vehicle came to us after customer was told by another shop they "could do no more" to repair it. The symptom is at idle in gear, a/c on or off at just the right rpm the belt tensioner starts slapping back and forth about 3/4 of an inch and making a knocki...
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1RZ24A2L
thanks in advance for all help. about a week ago this car came in of a missfire. tested and replaced all injectors. every thing was great customer was very happy, then a couple days later he brings the car back complaining that the car surges at idle then also...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Cuts out VIN: 1N6AA07B04
HELP!!! vehicle came in shop w/converter below threshhold bank 2. replaced w/factory unit. customer calls and says "by the way, it had a miss also." installed new spark plugs-still cuts out. customer calls back "oh, didn't do this until I drove across a creek ...
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L radio VIN: 1G3GR62C9V
i am having problems with the radio when i get out of this car and shut the door the radio shuts off and interior lights come on and when the interior lights go off the radio comes on and the antenna goes up and doesnt shut off till i open the door. no matter ...
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1997 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Surge VIN: 2P4FP2530V
Runs fine until engine gets warm. No codes. Surges bad and stalls. Unpluged coolant temp sensor, O2 sensor, Map sensor still surges and stalls. Checked timing ok no adjustment on dist. Checked all grounds ok.
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1998 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3EJ46C4W
their was a short in cam sensor connecter and crank.repaired wiring.before their was no 5-volt 0r 8 volt supply to sensors and asd relay was not activating.replaced pcm with 1998 stratus from known good vehicle.still no spark but injector only pulses once then...
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1972 Porsche 914 1.7L Poor Idle Quality
hey guys a buddy of mine bought the heap.it has mecanical injectors and pionts.the issue is that I can not find and info on this vehicle also when coming to a stop after awarm it will idle at 1500 and if you give it a shot of gas it will come down and almost s...
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2004 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L clutch hydraulics VIN: 1G8AF52F64
this one is driving us crazy, the clutch wont bleed out but were having a problem finding the bleed port according to the dealer theres a 9mm bleeder screw some where on the slave/hydrualic line. we see a nipple with a rubber cap on the slave cyl but it doesnt...
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1999 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L engine VIN: JF1GM6752X
Hello everyone. I need some Subaru tec. help. I have a good customer who needs an engine for their Impreza RS. It seems to be an uncommon engine to find ( used ) around here. My customer has a friend with another Garage, and they have an engine out of a 1999 F...
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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD62V5X
Hello, Thanks ahead for all the brain busters help. Customer does not seem to be getting satisfactory help from closest Suzuki dealer. We told them that Suzuki offered an updated computer to correct for this false misfire codes. So they took it to dealer 3 ti... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire Detected), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire)
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1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT3DJ81W0R
Thank you to the techs who have pointed me in the right direction on this repair so far. I have a Landcruiser that for the past 2 years has had a weird problem with a hesitation and lack of power. When the problem first came up, it was very intermittant and ha...
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1994 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1GK13E2R
Customer states lost power while driving @ 55 mph. Coasted to side - vehicle was idling but completely unresponsive to accelerator pedal,in fact would kill engine. Immediate restart. Towed in. Confirmed same symptoms. Could hear fuel pump growling continuously...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L ex leak noise VIN: 5TBBT4414Y
vehicle came in with exhaust noise left side under mid to full throttle check complete system for leaks and found none all looks very good toyota replaced rightside manifold couple of years ago we replace left side manifold and noise is still there does anybod...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Communication VIN: 3VWSE29M9Y
Came in with Traction control, ABS & SRS lights on. When Ross-Tech Vag-Com hooked up I can't get the unit to communicate to any modules. (works fine on other cars) Looked at the aftermarket radio scenario, DLC pin #7 is NOT geting Battery voltage from afterm...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSG29M71
A customer bought this car on E-Bay as is and had it towed here because it would crank but wouldn’t start. First off, we were unable to communicate with any modules and there’s no damage to the DLC or any of the wiring. Because it wouldn’t even fire, I tried a...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWYH63B92
This vehicle has a mild shake at idle but no other driveabilty issues. We've changed the plugs, wires and valve cover gaskets (leaking oil onto spark plug boots). Everything scans well, but we noticed on a compression test that the left bank took 7 turn overs ... Trouble codes: P0300 (RANDOM MISFIRE - intermittently and CEL has never come on)
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21CO3
well this is what happening with this bug had codes listed on cold start this unit fires up missing on 1 and 2 in about 60 seconds it runns fair quits missing any how i swaped coils 1234 to 4321 and no change fine no coil problem so did same with injectors and... Trouble codes: 16716 (knock b /2), 17519 (o2 bank1 lean), 17560 (o2 bank lean), P0300, P0301, P0302
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2000 Volvo C70 2.3L closing VIN: YV1NC53D6Y
Hi Volvo tech's,. we have this top that retracts OK but on closing it stops about 3 inches from closing. The codes are CCU-311 C/Top closing circuit to high and CCU-312 C/Top opening circuit too high. Was wondering if anyone has seen this problem before? Thank...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Electronic VIN: WAUED64B21
Thanks for the responses. Mark was right pulled up the carpet and found the TCM under water. In the process of drying the carpet right now and fixing the water leak.
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L front cover VIN: WBAGL63482
So the coolant tube seal behind the front cover was leaking, and yes it was a pain to repair, but did not have to pull the cylinder heads to do it. Thanks for all of the tip's on how to perform the repair without having to "go by the book"!
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L wiper VIN: 3G5DA03E22
Change the wiper motor and wiper switch. every thing works.thank for for your help Christ,Michal,David.all other help from IATN members.
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1993 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2GCEG25K7P
Thanks a bunch to everyone who responded! I wasnt able to check this over the weekend and one of the other guys stayed late friday to work on it. He did figure it out and Matt [...] you were right! Throttle body was all gunked up. Thanks again!!
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L fuel gage VIN: 3GNFK16R8X
well still not fixed im out of ideas i would like to try a ecu but thats a lot of money if it dont work like i said befor its the 2 fuel pump assy and the consern didnt change
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ13C1Y
Thankyou for all replies recieved. We were finally able to locate a used Pcm with matching #s. Installed and vehicle ran well. The customer has been on the road for two weeks- no problems. Thankyou again.
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Starter VIN: 2G1WF55K41
Thanks to all who replied. Several of you said that a starter would fix the problem. So far it has. I have had a new one on it for three days now and so far so good. Usaully I could get it to act up by now. I think this one is finished finally. Thanks again to...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Engine VIN: 1GCEK19T54
Okay, Finally got back to her. At first I thought their was a lack of oil, turns out I just needed it to run longer. Oil was where it needed to be. But I still have the tick, rattle, knock. Removed valve covers again and did the old hold the rocker arm whi...
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2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L TPMS& remote VIN: 3HN567UQWG
the latest software for TIS 2000 was the answer to this problem getting everything up to date seems more important that ever to day.after programing the RCDLR off it went
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2C3HD56T9T
Truns out that a few of you hit it right on the nose. Found lower intake manifold gasket leaking on right bank. Replaced gasket and all is well. Thanks again to all who replyed.
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1971 Dodge b3500 360CID engine block/heads VIN: G235LKJ335
thanx so much for all the replies, the customer is going to live with the problem for now since he only drives it a few miles weekly. im sure it willneed major repairs eventually thanx again for all the info
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L power locks VIN: 1B4HS48N12
thanks for the replies--tom and jay hit it right on--it was the central timer module--no water intrusion as suggested-but if module was heated with trouble lite it would go nuts around 100 degrees--cool it off and it would be normal--thanks again
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Clutch pedal VIN: 2FTHF26H8S
The vehicle never returned to us to look at again, they said it would be ok. No one came up with a spec for the flywheel but nearly everyone felt that was not the cause. Many people suggested looking at the firewall for a crack around the master cylinder and o...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Valves VIN: 1FTEF14N6T
After hereing from all of you and checking valve height, cam, rockers, valve springs and push rods we were unable to find anything out of the normal. We are unable to check oil pressure at this time engine has been taken apart down to the cam. After customer w...
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1995 Geo Prizm LSi 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1Y1SK5286S
Many of you replied and confirmed my suspision about a weak coil. I replaced the Distributor with an OE part (coil is inside), and fixed the car! Much thanx for all replies. Have a good week all. Adam [...] (Longs Garage, Urbana, Illinois)
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2000 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT 6.5L Fuel filter. VIN: 1GTHK33F7Y
Thanks to all who responded to our help request. Special thanks to Brent [...] for you detailed response. We replaced the MFI Pump, Injectors, Lift Pump and the Injectors. We also dropped the fuel tank and cleaned the entire fuel system. Seems to be good to ...
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1993 Honda Accord 10th Anniversary 2.2L latch VIN: 1HGCB7694P
Thanks to all who replied. Those who recommended to drill the latch werre on the money. drilled two holes thru latch from inside the door.The effective hole drilled was placed dead center side to side and about 1 1/2 to 2 inches from the bottom. as I drilled a...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L axles VIN: JHLRD78803
Gentlemen, thank you for all your input, customer has to decided to let his relatives in ontario inherit his problems and buy a new car rather than try any more diagnostics. Found out after the fact that it had been in 2 accidents on the l/f corner. 1 major. T...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KM8SB12B23
Many thanks to the 4 techs who offered help, Boris,Paul,Ty, and Tim. I had 3 votes for the crank sensor and one mention of TSB #04-36-006 for EGR issues w/no codes. Due to high miles & the evident popularity of crank sensor problems we got an O.E. sensor & ton...
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2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L brake pedal VIN: JA1B4B14X2
THANKS FOR THE ADVICE PEOPLE. WE DID AS INSTRUCTED WE PINCHED OFF THE REAR BRAKE LINES, AND STILL NO PEDAL IMPROVMENT. WE ADJUSTED THE REAR BRAKE SHOES, STILL NO IMPROVMENT. WE REPLACED FRONT BRAKE PADS STILL NO IMPROVMENT. WE INSTALLED A FACTORY NEW BRAKE MAS...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJDAD1N81
It seems that most are in agreement that adding oil stabilizer is masking the problem. A master Jag tech feels that there is no need to add a stabilizer to the oil if engine is in good condition. I have advised customer to that and he has added stabilzer on hi...
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1974 Lancia INIEZIONE 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 8204170062
SORRY GUY'S, FORGOT TO REPLY. WELL I RECIEVED 2 REPLIES AND THEY WERE BOTH DIFFERENT. IT LOOKS LIKE THE MANUAL PUBLISHERS HAVE DIFFERENT OPINION. BEING ITALIAN I EMAILED SOME WORKSHOPS IN ITALY AND THE ACTUAL MEASUREMENT WAS .008" ON THE INLET & .010" ON THE E...
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1987 Mazda B2000 LX 2.0L engine VIN: JMZUF3115H
Thanks for the information. This is my own truck and I will be removing the engine soon. At this time I'm still driving it though. I did find out that it will work to install the 2.2 in place of th 2.0 with very minor mods. If any further info becomes availabl...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L lock up torq. VIN: WDBHA23G2W
reset adaptation ran adaptation procedure.seems to be ok know
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1MEFM59SX1
Thanks to Steve who called to tell me that code is for a short in the blend door motor. Replaced and all is well. Thanks to everyone who replied with help!!
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1983 Nissan 720 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN6ND01S1D
Hi and thanks, the MC solenoid fixed the idle Co but I still have problem with the higher RPM. Have a new 02 coming , it does not read right, hope this helps and I may need to redo the carb again. I just did not want to leave this post open to long. Thanks aga...
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1985 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ14S7F
thanks for the tip on puswhing the pedal before code check---code 23 gone-but still had problem--went to pin point tests and found that the MAF sensor was dead---voltage exceeded 12 volts-replaced and all is good again-why it didn't set a code is a mystery Trouble codes: 23 (idle switch).
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L lower intake manifold VIN: 1N1R726A8L
Good day guys, Good info from all, except for one yahoo caveman,(Marvin [...], Technician, Tire Kingdom, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida), who's VERY helpful, professional reply was "yep". This job is no fun, as stated, due to age and design, most of the electrical ...
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1997 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4B431D0V
ok fellows thanks to each and every one of you for your help. i have found the problem with this vehicle. as test came and went i tried a running compression test on cyl 4. i left the shrader valve in my gage started vehicle let it run about every 2-4 sec i b... Trouble codes: P0304.
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2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 3N1AB51D63
this was a used car dealer car and the cust and the dealer are argueing whose going to pay for it. i tried to reprogram with alldata and it didn't work. so i took alot of your advice and shipped it to the dealer thank you all. Trouble codes: P0507.
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2002 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FS22K52
After telling the customer about the OEM converter that all of you talked about he has decided to carry to the dealer for a reprogram first Alldata suggested that before installing new OEM converter. Thank you for all your help. Trouble codes: P0420 (cat ineffeincy).
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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Surge, VIN: 2G2WSF4225
THE SECOND PCM WE ABLE TO PROGRAM. THE ONLY THING I THICK OF IS THE BATTARY VOLTAGE WAS DROPING TO LOW AND LOCKING THE PCM UP. THE SECOND PCM WAS CONNECTED STRAT TO THE PC AT THE DEALSHIP. ALL IS GOOD. NOW CAR WILL START AND RUN. AFTER ALL OF THIS THE CAR STIL...
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2002 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L clutch hydraulics VIN: WP0AB29972
Replaced the slave cylinder and the accumulator and the clutch now works properly. Thanks to all for the input as it helped to correct the issue.
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Stall, HARD START WHEN HOT VIN: YS3DF58K22
thanks for all the replies from iatn techs,i went back in and check crank sensor under real hot condition and found fault in sensor, replace with new oem sensor and problem is gone thanks again everyone who help.
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1992 Toyota MR2 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2SW21N4N
hello ,than you for all your help to david of georgia i found the problem was a bad circuit opening relay i spend ,jump power to the black and yellow wire and i have engine light on in the dashboard also injector pulse and spark thank you very much for all...
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T3ZF13C0Y
After replacing the a/c relay and still having the blinking problem, Rolando from Guatemala led me to the answer. The a/c amplifer was bad. I disconnected the plug going to it and it looked like water had gone into it. So I open the amplifer box and sure en...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L key code VIN: 3VWCM31Y54
i could not get the skc.so i bought a tool to read the skc in the cluster,worked great,i programmed the key and key fob.thanks any way
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