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2000 Audi A6 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WAVED54BOY
Oil leaking from left front Cam Adjuster Solenoid area. I have not re-sealed one of these before, is it necessary to R+R cams, is there special tools necessary to get the job done. If so what- i will buy them first. Labor time? THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP & Time!!
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L a/c system
greetings iatn members,working on 01 audi a/c not blowing cold so found system lo on freon charged system with proper weight,forgot to mention on this system it has 2 seperate controls,so its only blowing cold from passenger side,there's about 20 degrees diff,...
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1999 BMW 318ti 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG7337X
The first 2 pumps that were replaced were seemingly damaged by water entering the pump via the valve. When the 3rd pump was installed, a new valve and seals were installed with it. The mill light is back on with a secondary air system fault. The air pump will ... Trouble codes: 080 (Secondary air system)
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB335X1
vehicle came in with a no start condition. The battery was dead. Replaced alternator and charged battery. vehicle is fixed...upsold valve cover gaskets and power steering pressure hose...i test drove 46 miles and all of the sudden vehicle lost all power and mi... Trouble codes: 33 (misfire 5), 35 (misfire 8), 36 (misfire 6), 37 (misfire 3), 38 (misfire 7)
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2001 BMW M3 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBR934X1
Hopefuly one of you BMW techs can chime in and help an Audi guy. My dealer took in this used car "as is" runs very ruff, cuts out, many misfire codes, the fuel cap code I think has been taken care of, and the mystery BMW# 139 code - "Interruption, tempomat op... Trouble codes: 139 (Interruption tempomat operation), 181 (Fuel cap open missing), 199 (12 total misfire codes w w/o cutout), 198 (204 -), 204 (197 -), 197
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L coolant leak VIN: 5UXFB335X3
My question is has anyone ever had to fix a coolant leak on a x-5 4.4 L that was leaking out of the bell housing?? The back of the heads and and Intake look dry but are real hard to see up in there. Is there any thing that can leak coolant in the back of the b...
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2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1L abs module VIN: 2G4WY55J32
performed diagnostics tests for abs code c1214;powerand ground and resistance tests all show good . troubleshooting chart led to replacing abs module.abs light remains on and now there is no communication under abs with genesis scan tool
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1993 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KY5293P
I have this 1993 caddy seville sts with a 4.6 northstar engine towed in for a no-start. Since this thing was flooded I decided to check the fuel pressure regulator. When I took the top off there was about a gallon of fuel in the engine, but upon checking, it w...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29RXT
Hello all, thanks in advance for any help I may recieve. This vehicle cam in with the mil light on and a surge while cruising. Performed complete tune-up along with a distributor. The distributor is lined up correctly. The cam retard is a bit unusual though, m... Trouble codes: 1345 (distributor/crank sensor correlation problem)
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGK27R22
Replaced the engine on this truck due to rod knock + blown head gasket. Engine cranks fine; no start. Thinking bad distributor teeth. It's killing me because I have everything I should need to run. Made sure passlock system not being triggered. I have EVERYTHI...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1NE52J5X
After replacing intake manifold gaskets to stop water leak engine would backfire and barely run. Can keep engine running only with open throttle, but it backfires randomly. We checked that pushrods are installed correctly, checked all connections and vacuum li...
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L transmission VIN: 1G1JF12T01
This car belongs to the wife of one of our techs and he needs help! lol The transmission suddenly stopped going into reverse. The fluid level and condition is perfect. There are no codes. The linkage works fine. It shifts perfectly in all forward gears. It mak...
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2002 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22G92
This vehicle came in with a check engine light on, and I found two codes. PO300 random misfire and PO420 catalyst efficiency bank 1. I found and repaired the vacuum leak on the pcv harness. I also found a dirty MAF sensor (K&N), I cleaned the sensing elements.... Trouble codes: P0420
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L reduced power light VIN: 1GNDT13S94
This trail blazer has a "reduced engine power" light on, and very limited accelerator function, I can only accelerate to 30 MPH. A code P1680 is also set, Alldata flow chart says to replace the PCM, no tests, just replace and program. I am not sure what the "d... Trouble codes: P1680 (Driver 5)
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L abs module VIN: 1GBJG31U95
now what happens which may not be related is after drive only over a very rough road, all dash gauges peg and fluctuate, abs light and brake light comes on and warning chimes sounds about six times, than bcm codes b1420,b1440,b2961 and abs coo55 are set, we ch...
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L shift indicator ,radio,odometer light VIN: 2C3HD46R7Y
hi techs I had this oo concord here with shift indicator light,radio light, odometer light,over head console light blinking when head light on sometime . the dash and guage light seem to be ok.there is no body code the dash light volt seem ok .I suspecting hea...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L Poor Idle Quality, No Power VIN: 3B7MC33W1S
Hey team, No exact match in the archives that I have found. Not sure if my scanner is leading me off in bad directions. A visual of the injectors found no debris. This truck runs like the cat is plugged. A prior shop cut the exhaust loose to check for rest...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation VIN: 3B7HF13Y8W
hi techs,this one is pulling my hair out!truck came in with a ruff idle,stall.had a idle air problem.fixed that,but ended up needing a motor also.after installing a used 2001 5.2L engine i have a new problem.while test driving about 2 miles the truck started t...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF2367Y
This truck was towed in. The engine stalled as if shutting of the ignition. It has not started since. It cranks fine and the transfer pump runs as it should, but it doesn't try to start. Codes P1687 & 1693 were stored. Thanks for any help. I'm not a diesel tec... Trouble codes: P1687 (No cluster bus message.), P1693 (DTC detected in PCM / DTC in companion module.)
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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7L unknown VIN: 1D7HE48K65
customer has complained that after a 30 mile or so drive the a/c will start blowing warm, and then vent flow will stop. he seems sure that the evap. is freezing up. as when he runs the vent he will get no air flow. we cannot duplicate the problem. we have test...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L turn signal
bulb goes out after 50 miles or so of driving only the right side has this issue
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L No Start, No ECM communication
This truck was a recent victim of sabotage. The customer had his brake line cut, and drove this truck into a ditch. Light front end damage was done (cracked grille). The truck will not start. There is no spark. There is fuel. When hooking up the scanner there...
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L lap belts VIN: 1FASP14J9S
i have just bought a 95 escort for my 17 year old son, and i am looking for a escort expert. the seat belts and shoulder belt do not seem to lock when you try to engage the inertia mechanism. when we sit in the car with the belts attached, we canot get them to...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FALP5218V
This 1997 Taurus runs and drives well, except when taking off from a stop. Without touching the accelerator pedal or brake, it will begin to move off, and then quickly shifts into second. The idle speed regulation bumps up(I think to keep the engine running), ...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, NO POWER VIN: 1FTRE1422W
I have a basket case on my hands this van was towed in for a no start (had not run in a very long time). After installing a battery to restore power we discovered no fuel pressure ,tested the fuel pump and replaced it. The van then started but ran poorly. Ther...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L overdrive VIN: 1FIIT08633
hi all, this is a friends van that i will be looking at tomorrow. he said it stopped going into overdrive and the overdrive light on the shifter will flash. i knew it would have a code so i had him come over late in the day and pulled them so i could put them ...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU32E1X
this is a used car lot vehicle their inhouse garage replaced the front brakes and calipers and rear speed sensor for reasons i do not know the explorer will activate the anti-lock brakes when almost stopped has no codes once while driving my scanner showed no ...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.6L coolant covered spark plug VIN: 1FTRW08W51
Customer complained of rough running, MIL on. Originally misfire under light load, then hard miss at all times. Spark plug #7 coated with coolant, coil spring in coil assy. rusted,evidence of erosion at tip of coil boot. Signs of aluminum corrosion in spark pl...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21L62
I have this truck here that also happens to be a company vehicle so unfortunatly i have no time to work on it but it also needs to be done yesterday. It came in idleing rough with a cel on for cyl 5 misfore and bank 2 lean. Test drove vehicle and noticed it ha... Trouble codes: P0175 (System rich bank 2), P0305 (Misfire cyl 5)
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L oil leak VIN: 1FAHP60A02
This car actually has 3.9 V-8, but wasn't offered in choices. Mid-life crisis car bought used and brought in for evaluation after purchase. Noticed large amount of oil around oil pan perimeter and especially soaking AC compressor on left side of engine. Cleane...
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Chuggin back intake VIN: 1FDAF57P84
Hello! Having a problem when accelerating and turbo kicks in and I release the gas, i hear a strange popping type noise coming out of intake air box. At first i thought it was a driveshaft 4 wheel drive hub actuator, because of how it sounds, engaging and dise...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF31516
P0340 comes on after two or three days. This has happened 3 times according to other shop where this fleet is serviced. I get to tackle their challenging problems. Mil was on when it came in. I have scoped both sensors (@ the sensor) and there is some noise ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Bank 1 CMP sensor CKT Fault)
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1996 Geo Tracker 1.6L lack of power VIN: 2CNBJ1866T
Hi guys, This vehichle starts and runs, but has a severe loss of power. It will rev up in park, but not real well. Put in gear and it barely is driveable. Thought for sure the exhaust was plugged, but I dropped the pipe and no difference. Checked timing belt a...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L wipers\power windows\radio only VIN: 1GKEK13R8X
GM Techs we need your expertise on this strange electrical malfunction- the wipers\power windows & radio stop working and no power to affected fuses for these circuits.Checked wiring diagrams for these circuits & see no common denominator.May be reading the ch...
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2000 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 7.4L back fire on start VIN: 1GTGK23J2Y
hello, well this truck has plagued me for a year now.i repair veh. for a living but cant seem to figure out my own,this is my truck.with in the last 6 years this thing has eaten injectors on a regular bases.a full set every 15 to 20k.they have all been gm.but ...
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2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Steering VIN: 1GKEK63U75
Alignment shop said alignment was good and suspension was good, pull was likely from tires.. i rotated front to back thn left to right and still have same pull "to left" any problems with gear boxes seen on these...tires are 265/70r17 bridgestone dueller AT .....
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire
found #2 misfire at 1800 rpm. disconnected egr and misfire went away. attempted to induce more fuel with no change. replced parts noted with no change. computer turns on egr solenoid at 1800 rpm when in gear. not able to find problem.
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L brake pedal VIN: 5J6YH28543
This vehical came to us after previous repairs. the customer bought this vehicle, drove it 25 miles had a brake problem. cracked a rotor in the rear. he had all 4 rotors replaced he got it back drove it for a few days rear brakes heated up they replaced the re...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Temperature control VIN: JNKCV54E73
Dual air climate control functions are all normal except when commanding any temperature above 60 degrees farenheit. In other words, the air is cold when commanding 60 degrees but gets warm/hot at 61 degrees or higher. This is the same on the left side, right ...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4FF28S3Y
Thanks in advance. I'm a ford man, but i've got this Jeep that makes a scrubbing noise when the brakes are applied. When I put the chassis ears on it I can tell it is coming from the left front. I've replaced the wheel bearing hub assembly, rotors, and brake p...
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JT8BD68S5W
VEHICLE WAS RUNNING AND STALLING,NO POWER OR ACCEL INTERMITTENTLY, WAS ORIGINALLY TOWED IN FOR THIS. WOULD NOT MOVE OR CUTS OUT WHEN ACCELERATING.WE ADDRESSED THE OIL LEAKS THE CUSTOMER COMPLAINED ABOUT FIRST WE REPAIRED THE OIL LEAKS AND TIMING BELT. (REPLACI... Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter circuit malfunction), P1120 (accelerator pedal position malfunction), P1121 (accel pedal position sensor out of range)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDERG54G6V
Attention Benz Masters, I need some help on this crusty S320... It seems to be stuck in 3rd or 4th gear and naturally takes forever to accelerate. The only code stored is a P0763 relating to 3rd and 4th gear... Is there a solenoid that goes faulty in the valve...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L charging VIN: 4M2ZU86W42
Vehicle was towed into the shop for no start. With a jump start it will run and has no lights on the dash. With a volt meter it shows between 12.4 - 13.1 volts. There is voltage at the alternator to battery wire, battery voltage at the orange wire, and it was ...
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AJ56GXV
hello friends, ive been working on this 1997 mitsubishi galant with an electronic transmission. the mil is on for a code P1600 - serial communications problem. i checked mitchell for diagnosing and end up replacing both the tcm and the pcm but the mil is still... Trouble codes: P1600 (serial communications problem)
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2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: IN4BL11DO5
HELLO I'm a lexus/toyota tech and i'm not fimiler with nissan it has p1402 egr system flow detected and i think the e.g.r. might be stuck open but nissan says they never had to replace the e.g.r. valve they just cleaned the e.g.r. passages and this fixed the p... Trouble codes: P1402 (e.g.r. flow detected)
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1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: IG3AG55MOR
Greetings fellow techs, Got this 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass with a 3.1 V6 in today running rough and MIL light on. Checking codes I came up with a PO321-Ignition Control 24X Signal Circuit. After taking a look, I noticed that one of the wires leading to the crank... Trouble codes: P0321
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52EX3
This problem has been very difficult to diagnose as it occurs very intermittently. Today it did it twice which was the first time in 4 days. When the problem occurs the green/white wire from the pcm to the fuel pump relay goes dead, no fuel pump. At first I th... Trouble codes: B1001 (Air Bag code - communication problem), B2585 (BCM code), B2752 (BCM communication code), U1000 (BCM communication problem), U1255 (IPC communication problem), B1365 (circuit problem)
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1997 Ferrari F355 Spider 3.5L Soft Top VIN: ZFFXR48A9V
Hey Guys, Soft top will not completely open, reservoir is low and I can see no way of topping it off. Anyone know how to do this or is it a closed system? Does not beep when stopping so I assume there is no fault in system. No obvious leaks that can be seen. T...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Climate Control, door locks VIN: 1P4GD44G8W
I fixed a headlight problem (they were non-op) in this vehicle by replacing the BCM. Everything worked for almost a week until the vehicle's battery was drained because of a door being left open. The customer had the vehicle jump started and now, almost all th...
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1999 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L steering VIN: 1P3ES46C6Y
1999 dodge neon. automatic, 2.0 sohc. 14" wheels. (considering trying rack for 15" wheels.) the vehicle has a severe steering problem it came to the shop with a "pull" in the steering, with a vibration and tire wear. (most of these following symptoms were rep...
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1990 Pontiac 6000 LE 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2AF51T9L
Read previous history first. Came back in today (done 175km since in last), understandably customer is not thrilled... Same codes came back up (refer list), we do not have a gas sniffer or an ignition scope, so here goes. Engine runs rough at idle, same when c... Trouble codes: 35 (Idle air control IAC problem), 45 (Rich exhaust), 44 (Lean exhaust)
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G2HX52K6V
Ok this is my first session getting on here. I need HELP. This vehicle is having problem with security light coming on and vehicle not starting intermitant. This problem has been happening for a couple of years know. Firts thing i did was bypass lock cylinder ...
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1999 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G2FS32K4X
hi this is michael from stewarts automotive in sacramento. we have gotten a 1999 pontiac firebird with a misfire issue. scanned for codes got a p0300 random misfire, thats it no cylinder number or any other info. drove the car on the freeway 60mph or so it wou...
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2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L headlights VIN: WPOCA29992
working on 2002 porsche 911 carrera 4. neither low or high beam headlights work. drl lights work and high beams will work in the flash position.have checked power and ground curcuits at headlight switch and combination switch. have power at term. #30 at all ti...
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2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L engine VIN: JS3TX92V23
Suzuki techs, Customer has owned vehiclem for about a year with no prioblems. Recently, it started using oil and smoking. ( about one quart per 100 miles ). Thinking the engine may still be under warranty, she took it to the dealer. They changed the PCV valve ...
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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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1991 Volvo 240 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV1AA8845M
Gentlemen A new customer brought this car to us for a no start. History given to us was they had a complete tune up, plugs, wires all filters,etc. They had most of the exhaust system done. Car had set for some time before they bought it and had the above work... Trouble codes: 231 (lambda adjustment / chech intake manifold check fuel pressure), 232 (same as above)
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64B01
Thanks to all who replied! Mark from Connecticut had the best answer..(Audi tsb 26/05-04 is a reflash that "loosens" the o2 storage requirement and,if the car is under this tsb,should buy you time before the code comes back. Mark) Our local Audi Dealer is no... Trouble codes: P0421.
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB3359Y
Thanks to everyone that replied to my help request.I checked for sludge in vanos system and checked cam timing since I had to do valve cover gaskets anyway .Both checked out ok.I then scoped all three sensors the cam sensors had a good clear signal but the c... Trouble codes: P1522 (A camshaft position actuator bank 2).
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1977 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Custom Deluxe 6.6L rings VIN: TKR187FJ13
Thanks to all who replied to my request. Many said the rings were probably good since the cylinder walls were clean with no scratches or gouges. One interesting reply said to buy a 4 inch rubber inside pipe plug and drill a hole through it and put a fitting ...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 1G1JF5246S
The fuel pump was bad but the timing chain tensioner guide allowed the timing to jump one tooth. All though the customer declined the rapair I take my hat off to the helpful information from the ATN group. Thank you
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1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP32P1V
This is one of those situations that is going to require more time to know for sure whether the problem is indeed fixed. I ended up removing the fuel tank and pump. The vapor line leaving the tank does have a check valve built into the pump: It is a float i...
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Steering and Brakes VIN: 1GCHK33J5W
Thanks for all of the responses, the problem was internal to the power steering pump. I made an educated guess since both the steering and the brakes had the vibration sensation I assumed it was internal to the pump, indeed a new pump fixed the problem. Than...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Light VIN: 1GCHK23214
We ended up taking this to the local dealer. They said they have never heard of this problem. They did the same thing we did they tried the 10 minute relearn, the 30 minute relearn, also tried flashing the PCM, IPC, Reflashing the BCM And running the 10 & 30 m...
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1994 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L engine VIN: 2B4GH4531R
I am posting this as a fix even though I did not actually repair the van. The majority of you said I needed to replace the computer and wiring harness along with the engine and trans because of the different ignition systems. Since we had the wrecked van we ...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2B4GP44R32
Hi all, thanks for your responses. One consistent thing that happened with the vehicle was, that although the problem was intermittent, when it did occur it was almost always when the vehicle was placed in reverse. We proceeded on the assumption that we were l... Trouble codes: P0725 (Engine speed sensor), P1684 (Battery power to module disconnected).
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L check engine light VIN: 2B3HD46R52
Thanks to all that replied. I hope my fix helps anybody else that might have this problem in the future. We stuck to our guns on this one and requested another valve body/solenoid pack from the dealer. We replaced with another valve body/solenoid pack assem...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L low reverse solenoid VIN: 2B3HD46R34
we ended up buying an original chrysler solenoid pack, problem solved. thanx guys for your help.
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L No thottle response VIN: 1D7HU18D65
Thanks for the responses Truck was taken back to the dealer - unclear if they reflashed PCM again or just ran the ETC procedure - either way, it now works We had done the following after posting. Per e-mail replies, we borrowed a Modus with the latest software...
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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTCF15N1G
Sorruy it has taken so long to close this post. No excuse but our internet network has been down and has taken the network guys forever to find the problem. Anyway, David and Chris hit it on the head. Why I did not check the map sensor earlier I can't say, ... Trouble codes: 41 (idle speed control low flow of unmetered air), 34 (egr vent sol control sol signal failure), 25 (knock sensor signal not recieved).
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1987 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Runs Rich VIN: 1FABP60F2H
Well, tried everything I knew, and some things that were sent to me, to no avail. Everything, I mean EVERYTHING checked out, but it still ran rich and the injector ms was 5-7 at idle. Even had an old ECM sitting around that was put in (same cal #)---no change.... Trouble codes: 42 (Rich Exhaust Sensor).
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1989 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FABP41A4K
Several of you suggested things we already covered in our description/documentary. Some of you were very helpful. We replaced the distributor because the old one felt loose in the hole and had to be grounded at times with a jumper. We replaced the magnetic pic...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14H6P
Thanks once again to those of you who spent your time to help us out, Its much appreciated. After all was said and done. The crucial parts to cure the problem included Ignition module and pick-up coil to correct spark issues. A MAP sensor intermitantly made th... Trouble codes: 634 (Man. lever position sensor out of range.).
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L radius rod bushing VIN: 1FTEF14YGT
Thanks to all 33 respondents. Really surprised at that number. Most said they routinely replace these bushings by removing the rivets and bolting the bracket back on with grade 8 bolts. Easy job this way. That's the way i fixed this problem. Thank's again for ...
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1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4041W
Thanks to all who replied! Still have not figured this one out! We tried all suggested tips, from new updated DPFE's, OE Cam sensors, Checking Alternators. Cam Sensor synchronizer checks fine, even tried replacing it, didnt help! All scope patterns are rite o... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, wont accerate VIN: 1FTSW31F0X
well what the fix ended up being was the ipc sensor. what would hapen is the truck would run good cold if left for a few day not started. but the longer and warmer it got the oil would leak to the other side of the sensor and give out wrong information at an ... Trouble codes: P0470.
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4040X
we rechecked the connections the column. no loose connections. there was no codes for circut faults for the secondary air system. the pump was running every time we restarted the vehicle. the piping from the pump to the control valve was in good condtion. the ... Trouble codes: P0411.
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hard Start Cold VIN: FTWW33F8YE
Haven't gotten this truck back in as of yet to try some of the great suggestions that I've receieved. I'm leaning towards a glow plug relay or glow plug problem as the solution but now that the weather has finally warmed up here in Minnesota, I'm guessing the ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L steering to easy VIN: 1FDSF35P23
Thanks for the help on this one iATN! Thanks to Pete from Illinois for recomending I read TSB 07-11-10, I did replace Hydra Boost unit which did Eliminate the "Bucking Brake Pedal" but this did not solve the easy steer issue. The Fix: Thanks to Alan ...
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L rear air VIN: 2FMZA51403
The repair was a clogged screen in the rear HP line as a couple of you said. The van had had a replacement compressor from another shop last season so I expect that to be where the debris came from. Many thanks to all that helped, Raymond
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FDXE45FX3
I HAVE SENT THIS TRUCK OUT TO THE FORD DEALER TO SEE WHAT I IM OVER LOOKING. WE CHECKED EVERYTHING EVERONE POSTED. BUT THE TRUCK STILL SITTING IN MY SHOP BROKE SO LEWTS SEE WHAT THE DEALER SAYS . THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP
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1984 GMC 7000 4.9L engine brake VIN: J8DM7AIN2E
after trying to find adiagram dealer told me no diagram available had customer bring truck back followed harness all the way back repaired open thanks again
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1986 GMC C7000 C7D042 7.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GDL7D1E6G
hey its fixed,sorry it has taken so long to get back to this. had to have the throttle plate bushings replaced again. tech at carb shop said to be sure not let the base idle screw close the plates all the way, they will stick for sure if the plates close. so a...
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1987 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: SAJAV1347H
Thanks for all of the helpful replies. Our relative lack of experience on these vehicles makes IATN and invaluable tool. What we found... We had narrowed our symptoms to the VAF meter, so with information that you guys shared and some tests we found in Mitchel...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GW68N4X
It was decided that since it so seldom failed to wait until it got worse before continuing on it. Several people thought it was probably the crank sensor. It was suggested that there could be a problem with the ignition switch and one person suggested a shorte... Trouble codes: PP010.
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L 2nd & 5th VIN: 1LNHM87A74
I received 6 replies, ED, RAY, TOM, BRIAN, PATRICK and another BRIAN. All 6 were right on the money with their diagnosis of a broken O/D servo piston. It was in 2 pieces. Ford had the servo in stock, I did also check the bore where the servo pin rides and ther...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L shifting VIN: JM1NA3517L
allright you guys bailed me out again.80% of replies stated to replace clutch master and slave as a pair,well i replaced master and rebleed the system and was great.i have held on to the car for an extra week to put some serious miles on it with no further pro...
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1996 Mazda B2300 SE 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13S83
Sorry about the late reply. I did fix the problem it was in a coil pack. I dont know the detail problem but I was checking my spark on each cyl. then I found one cylider with a very weak spark so I switched my coil packs an the problem never came back so mor... Trouble codes: P0320.
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L charge light VIN: JM3LW28G3Y
THANKS 4 ALL THE HELP GUYS. I TESTED EVERYTHING OVER AND OVER AD COULD NOT FINE ANY THING WRONG. AFTER YOUR SUGESTIONS I FOUND A .8 VOLT DROP FROM THE BATTERY TO THE ENGINE I CLEANED BOTH ENDS AND RECONNECTED AND THIS FIX MY WHOLE PROBLEM THANK AGAIN!!
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2003 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Wheel Studs
Thanks to everyone that replied.I cannot believe AllData says to remove the rear wheel hub to replace the rear studs.I simply knocked them out and found a spot they would go back in and then pulled them in.I would especially like to thank Dennis from Massachus...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L 6thgear VIN: JM1FE17301
FOUND THAT I HAD TURNED 6TH GEAD CLUTCH HUB ARROUND THAT FIXED IT THANKS FOR IDEAS CHUCK
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1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L clutch VIN: JN1MS36P7P
THANKS ESPECIALLY TO MICHAEL AND SHO... IT TURNED OUT THAT THE PROPORTION VALVE HAD TO BLED.. ALL IS WELL AND NO COMPLAINTS FROM CUSTOMER. THANKS FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP AND REPLIES
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2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N6SD11SD9
whew finally fixed what a job I really feel for you nissan techs. Thanks to Marion [...], your right it was blown out on cyl 4 port. also thaks to Michael [...] for the detailed teardown it really helps to have nice folks like you guys thanks again to all that ...
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1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Headlamps VIN: 1G2HZ52K4T
This vehicle is fixed! Glen was right on the money, I started by unplugging each of the components and when I got to the headlamp control module, the lights went out. The module was on the firewall in the middle right on the floor, a bit tight but not to bad t...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HZ5412Y
Thanks to everyone for helping. I received good information from you all. I found the Fuel Pump Control Module on this car to be bad. The Unit is located in the trunk on the right side behind the trim panel. The unit from this car was physically damaged. It lo...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L 2-3 VIN: YS3FB49S63
Well first of all thank you to all of those that attempted to help. I finally started to dig deeper into the individual control modules and found that the infotainment control module (ICM)was reporting the vin incorrectly. I then reprogrammed the ICM. Furthe...
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1997 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L wobble VIN: JF1GF4853V
Thanks for all the replies. I sent this customer to the alignment shop, before attempting any other diagnosis. I have not heard back from him yet, as far as the outcome is concerned. If I have more to add at a later date I will. Thanks again for all the help.
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