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1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3647W
Hey guys i have a code 1491 EGR position problem after replacing valve and sensor light comes on after driving about 35 miles.The egr is working plenty lift when accel could the computer be bad please help
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28D0X
Complaint on the car was it wouldn't start intermittently when it was hot. It always has started for me. checked for codes came up with all codes shown,but no check eng light. Check for bulb check, doesn't come on. I assume the bulb is blown, but haven't pulle... Trouble codes: P0113, P0103, P0118, P1141, P1129, P1127
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED54B6Y
audi tech, please help. car came in with 11 trouble codes, left side coils (cylinder 4,5 &6)all contanimed by oil. replace valve cover gasket, coils, spark plug connector, plugs. now only cylinder #4 misfire. vagcom misfire counts about 45 on block value 16 on... Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire detected)
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L slipping. trans code VIN: WAUJC68E85
customer will be driving along and the shift selector on the dash will blink then the trans will start to shift badly. (limp mode?) got a shift selector switch from the dealer and replaced it. dont see any other switch on the trans. is it just a bad trans?
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L tcs VIN: WBACC0325W
aloha, i have a tcs light coming on with codes 101,102 throttle value actuator (min or max value exceeded). launch scan tool shows choke seting at 71%, can anyone tell me specs and procedure for setting this
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1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCH9337X
This is for all you BMW guys out there. This car is kicking my butt. It came in with p1397 cam sensor b failure checked signal found bad sensor. replaced both sensor (as i always do) car was fine for 1 day then came back with same code. check signal agian foun... Trouble codes: P1397
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33581
Hello all Sorry if this is a little long winded, but here goes. This vehicle came to us from a use car lot. They purchased it at an auction so there is no repair history. The complaint was the check engine light is on and runs poor. It was at another shop bef... Trouble codes: 33 (A camshaft position actuator circuit bank 1)
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT63412
I suspect a mechanical cam timing issue but am not familiar with this two cam sensor setup. The exhaust cam sensor code & check engine light come on (after clearing) usually after 2-3 drive cycles, sometimes the light will turn it self back off (for a while). ... Trouble codes: P1397 (Exhaust Cam Sensor BMW/Manufacturer Code 18)
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L battery power\starting VIN: 3G5DA03E52
Hello everyone, This is my sisters fine automobile. She has said that, once, last winter, she turned the key, no start, and the radio reset to 12:00. Started fine just after that with no problems. Now with our warmer weather...same issue...only every day. The...
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L heads VIN: 1G6KY5498W
can't find torque specs for cylinder heads for this car on alldata if anyone could e-mail me them would be appecated thanks e-mail address is [[...]]
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start VIN: 2GCFK2957R
Hello Everyone, I'm trying to help a good customer. He has this Chevy diesel that wont't start at times. Cranks ok (new batteries) glow plugs and controller all good. I don't work on diesels so I am asking for some advice. Is the something that is common probl...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNCT18W4S
Hello all and thanks for reading this. I have 1 that i should be able to fix and for some reason i must be overlookin something it will start and stall sometime and sometimes it won't start. Sometimes it will run for 5 min then it will die here's the funny thi...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban LS 5.7L high line pressure VIN: 1GNEC16R9T
Cannot get freeze frame code and data to clear using Modus or battery disconnect. Appears remaining code 1860 is causing high line pressure.Code does not show up when scanned,except in freeze frame only.
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1JC5249T
vehicle came in as a no start/stall. we have had this vehicle for over 2 weeks without any problems. customer came to pick up vehicle and can you believe it, the thing would not start. pushed this thing into the shop, checked for spark: none. noticed that with...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Engine VIN: 3GNEK18R8T
Hello everyone, I just got this truck handed to me. It has been to 3 other shops. So far from what the customer told me he was driving when it bucked and lost power. He pulled over and it idled fine, but when he stepped on the gas it would start to die. Now it...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L ipc,doorlocks VIN: 1GCHC23104
hello to all you gm techs out there, this truck has a wild problem.on the prndl indicator.there is a line under what ever gear you are in. on this truck it doesn,t show up in the park,second,or nuetral position.when this happens the doors will not automaticall...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L pedal feel VIN: 1GCEC14X45
vehicle came in with to sensitive brakes test drove peeled self off of windshield and found front calipers locked started at master cyl breaking lines open to relieve pressure no change replaced calipers test drove vehicle appeared ok customer took for approx ...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on, dlc connection VIN: 3GCEC14X86
Brought this pickup in due to no 3rd or 4th gears. Connected scanner and cannot get any communication with the scanner. I am using a new genysis with the latest software update. I have battery voltage at the dlc and all of the fuses are good. Have tried commun...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L coolant VIN: 1C3EL55U31
We replaced a water pump due to a leak, and replaced thermostat for preventitave maintenance. Car continues to overheat, we are not sure if it overheated before, because of the leak, it could not be tested. Performed block test, did not find anything conclusiv...
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1993 Dodge Caravan 3.0L check guages lite VIN: 3B4GH5432P
HI DODGE TECH'S We have this caravan that the check gauges lite flashes, mostly at idle, the oil pressure was checked, about 25 psi, alternator checks good. Is there any way to find out what system is causing the lite to come on? Thanks for any help George
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1993 Dodge Dakota 5.2L lower control arm VIN: 1B7GG23YXP
We cannot find the FRONT Lower Control Arm Bushings for this truck. It is a 4 Wheel Drive 5.2 V-8. The Chrysler OE part number is 4322549. The rears we got but no one we deal with has the fronts. TRW, MOOG & NAPA have no listings. Called a dozen internet suspe...
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1993 Dodge W250 5.9L weight VIN: 1D3AT6401M
Hi all you Dodge guys. This may well be the most peculiar post you have seen: sorry to use a bogus VIN, vehicle is long gone. Here's the deal: I sold this 91 Dodge 3/4ton Diesel truck to the scrap metal guy, because the body was gone, tranny bad, and engine la...
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1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Multiple Fuel Pumps VIN: 1B7GG23X3P
This truck has been haunting me for a while. I want it to go away! It has had 4 fuel pumps replaced- 3 aftermarket and the last one from Dodge. Every time, I check for power to the pump with a test light and it is fine (checking at the harness before the tank)...
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1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ56H9S
this car has a misfire somewhere that i cant find hopefully someone can help me.vehical came in after customer did his own tune up he said it ran fine for a few days then started misfiring.ive checked all tune up items and they are ok.so i then checked for vac...
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1B3ES46C4Y
Hey everyone. This Neon will keep running with the key off and pulled out. Another shop installed a ignition switch that didnt solve the problem. Coustomer states its been happening the past several months intermitantly. The car has NO remote start or alarm. I...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7HF13Z41
this truck will only die when you put it in reverse.if you start it then put it in drive,no problem.and if you start it then put it in drive then go to reverse,no problem.only dies when you start engine then go directly into reverse.set all tests up to see wha...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Misfire VIN: 2B6HB11XX2
i have a misfire on #3 and #4-compression good-injectors good all ignition parts good-replaced intake gasket and still misfires on 3 and 4 Trouble codes: 0303 (misfire), 0304 (misfire)
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46R22
came in with complant, feels like runing out of fuel under load, check eng lamp on. just started acting up yesterday, died once. test drove good at first with minior surg at higher rpms, but steadly got worse. hooked up fuel pressure tester, drove again, ran... Trouble codes: P0126
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTCR15X1R
This is my personal vehicle. When I purchased it the A/C was inoperative and no freon in the system. I had it charged to diagnose it and 2 days later the freon was gone from the system. I looked the system over with a UV light and did not find ANY source of th...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L ABS module VIN: 1FTZX17W8W
This truck was towed into our shop after the customer who is on vacation had a problem where the front calipers locked down and would not release overheating the front brakes so bad that the plastic lug covers melted off the truck. because of the heat it melte...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Defroster door vacuum control VIN: 1FAFP53S9X
Vacuum control will not hold vacuum to close door and then direct air flow to vents. Used vacuum pump to apply to yellow line to vacuum motor/actuator. Can this vacuum (motor/actuator)control be replaced without removing the instrument panel to gain access? Th...
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L Brake shoe VIN: 1FAFP3436Y
Stupid question; Which side does the thicker shoe go on for these Focus's? We did rear brakes on one not too long ago and then it was somewhere else for something else and some guy told her they were on backwards. Im looking at this, and the first thing tha...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10TB5
the vehicle had a 1401 dpfe sensor code my tech repaired the wires and backprobed one of them with 12v (don't ask why)and now the car will not start, no spark , no pulse , no communication. i think its the ecm and would like any suggestions before i spend 390....
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5526Y
hello all, our taurus has 02 heater circuit codes on all 4 o2s yes all o2s very wierd so we checked all power and grounds at ecm connector also checked continuity on all o2 wires no problems found we have batt voltage at o2s and at e.v.r. solenoid. replaced al... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161, P1409, P0460
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F42
Hello all. This Power stroke is coming in soon. I have been talking to the customer alot about this problem but haven't been able to down truck yet. At first he broke down while pulling a hill. The engine died instantly without a spit or a sputter. Cranked goo... Trouble codes: P1000
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2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, engine performance VIN: 3FAFP37303
This 2003 Ford Focus came in originally with a hesitation and stumble. Original technician tore down the cylinder head and sent to a machine shop. There is no reason left by the previous technician on why the head came off the car. Recieved the cylinder head b... Trouble codes: P0750 (Shift Solenoid A Circuit Failure)
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73K04
An explorer came in for a check engine light running rough. Installed plugs and wires, but it didn't fix the problem. Looking deeper in IATN found similar cases of misfire where plugs and wires wasn't a fix. Broken valve springs are also common. Got and ok to ... Trouble codes: P0306, P0316
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L epc solenoid VIN: 1FAFP53U36
this taurus has a code po962 pressure control solenoid a control circuit low.i have followed diagnostic tree in mitchell.all test show good.but,in the morning it will set the code.then it will drive fine the rest of the day.has anyone seen this code before? i ...
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Rear brake locking up, wheel speed sensors VIN: 1GDHG31R62
Rear brakes locking up, rear brakes have been checked and adusted multible times, no ABS codes stored. Brake system uses dynamic rear brake perssure control, useing abs module for perssure control, as well as a comination valve. Problem is most noticeable whe...
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, lack power VIN: 1GTHK23D76
freeze frame data for vehicle is as follows engine rpm 2709 vss 64mph app 1 95% app 2 95% actual fuel rail psi 18188.8 psi baro pressure 13psi des egr position 0% ect sensor 187degF egr position varance -100% run time 00:08:12 iat 2 109 degF ign Volts 13.61 ma... Trouble codes: P0087
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCG1653W
Thanks in advance for any help. I have a Honda Accord 3.0 V-6 engine that doesn't want to cooperate with us. Per customer at times while driving engine will lose power to the point of having to pull off the road and engine stalling. Customer can wait a minute ...
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1990 Honda Civic 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGED6446L
When i drive this car some times it lack power and engine light comes on and missfire on Accel on the surface road the pcm light blinks 16 injection and 7 TPS. I soldered the Main Relay contacts it was bad, check all ground wires for the engine they all seam o... Trouble codes: 16 (Fuel injection), 7 (TPS throttle position sensor)
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHD6046X
This Jag would go into limp mode with transmission fault light on once every few months. Now it will do it once every week or so. If you shut vehicle off and wait a short minute, you can start it and drive off like nothing was ever wrong. That info comes from ... Trouble codes: P1111 (systems check complete)
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1993 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L No Start, gas fouled plugs VIN: 1J4FY29S7P
This Jeep was towed in with a no start condition, with the spark plugs fouling out immediatly w/ heavy fuel. At the customers request the distributor was replaced and the engine tuned. He also requested replacing the crank sensor.(he is in the industry & knows...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L fuel pressure-spark-noid VIN: 1J4GZ78Y7R
Hello again- have here a jeep that will not cooperate- installed a water pump - now will not start.first test found no spark-noid-fuel pressure.also heard asd and fuel pump relays clicking franticly- while relays clicking my fuel pump is priming-noid is flashi...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY29P2V
Thanks in advance for helping, While the jeep is cold nothing happens. After a short warm up while driving over bumps the rpms drop ses light flashes and engine loses power. After bumps are driven over and Jeep is on smooth road everything is fine. PCM has no...
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L Steering VIN: JT8BH68X9X
This vehicle is equipped with variable assist p/s and at highway speeds where you should lose youre assist it feels as if you dont because the steering is very sloppy. All suspension is tight and the vehicle alignment is perfect. Mitchel gives very little daig...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10V5Y
we had a 2000 lexus rx300 come in for a check engine light scanned and code p0440 was present. tested the system for leaks did not find any.we changed the gas cap and the vsv.now vehicle is back again with the same code.i went to the mode 6 data on my scanner ... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap system fault)
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L compressor VIN: 1LNHM81W93
thanks all for taking time reading this post. I have a 2003 town car came in with no freon.. so I just recharged the system to specification and then start the car. The compressor work for about 2 sec then shut off. I checked and see that there is no ground si...
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L chassis vibration VIN: 1YVGF22D1X
thanks in advance for any and all help. vehicle has a vibration that is felt in steering wheel and seat when making a left turn and accelerating. the harder the accel the worse the vibration. inspected for obvious worn steering or chassis parts, all look good....
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L oil in air cleaner VIN: 1YVHP82D34
Car came in with complaint of oil leak at left front of vehicle and smoke out tail pipe on start-up. Customer said they had added 1 1/2 quarts of oil before the short drive to our shop, still 1 quart low today. Coolant full & clean, no overheating. Found oil i...
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Belt VIN: 115.117-12
This car eats alternator belts. Original complaint was a squeel when starting. The belt was quite loose and it didn't seem to fit down into the pulleys as far as it should. Like it was riding more on top of the pulleys. The owner said he had just had that belt...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L won't shut off VIN: WDBCB25D2G
Hello. I got this diesel in for a trans shifting problem. Originally I checked the vacuum going to the vacuum modulator and found it pretty low. 8 inches. I figured it must have a small leak causing it to shift hard into 2nd. After checking some lines the vehi...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L vario top,interior,wipers VIN: WDBKK65F31
CCM N10-3 is fried. This control unit is for the vario top, interior lights, wipers etc. From what it looks like pin 75, 30 from fuse 9 and pin 58, 15 from fuse 7 I think, took the most of the damage. Both pins are burnt and melted out of the pc board. Started...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Service required VIN: 4JGBB86E87
This 2007 ML350 shows a Service B due. But B just tells you how much time is involved, not the specific procedures required. Alldata shows a procedure using the multifunction button and arrows to get the "SERVICE B" to come up. Then it says to push the reset b...
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1988 Nissan Stanza XE 2.0L Charging VIN: JN1HM05S1J
Did a quick diag but I must have missed something. Replaced alt but still no charge. I checked all fuses and fusable links, all were ok. Charge lamp does not ever come on. Battery voltage present at Bat. terminal. Also battery voltage on white reg. terminal. 2...
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1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1JN1CA21D8
Customer states it will not start sometimes after hot soak. I have been unable to duplicate the no start, however what does occur consistently after warm up and hot restart is that it cranks as though ignition timing is too advanced so it starts hard, sometime...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28Y5Y
Hello all - I normally have better sense than to get involved in vehicles outside my usual makes, but this Nissan S.U.V. belongs to an old friend and well, you know. It started running poorly the other day, felt like it was dropping cylinders, tachometer needl... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor circuit malfunction)
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L abs communication VIN: 1G2WP52K72
Customer stated abs light on intermintly and abs activation light braking. The abs activation maybe a dirty sensor, feels just like that. My main concern is the light, I cant get my scanner to communicate and cant get any codes.(scanner does communicate with p...
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1985 Renault WINNABAGO 2.2L Stall VIN: 1WWBB15M5F
kind of lost here. tried looking up diagnostics for renault, but have ecm with different plug configuration than anything in alldata. we do have the diagnostic ports descibed in renault diagnostics, but attaching test light to terminals d2-2 and d2-4 give me n...
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1995 Audi 90 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUBA88C7S
THIS ONE IS FIXED. THE TECH WORKING ON IT HAS ALWAYS SAID THAT IF THERE IS A BAD PART ON THE SHELF THEN HE WILL GET IT.WE REPLACED THE IGNITION MODULE AND THE CAR ACTED THE SAME AND AFTER CHECKING TIMING AND ALL THE SENSORS WE WERE ABOUT TO GIVE UP UNTILL I CA...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L airbag VIN: WAUCB28D2X
Sorry but have ran out of time on this one, did get to the module to check connection, and even opened up the module to see if anything was burnt, no problem found. Did trace wire back as far as possiable from module. Next thing I will do is check the wires th...
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2000 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUDC28YA0
Sorry it took so long to post the fix.The customer wanted to put in a used ECM. Thanks for all who helped. There were two problems with the A4, one: the ABS controller was what caused the communaction problem, Two: The stalling and no start was caused by the ...
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2001 BMW M3 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBR934X1
sorry it's taken so long. The vehicle is on hold as the customer is out of the country. I got some replies 1. a coil harness ressistor. I questioned the repier and recieved no further reply. 2. one bad coil causeing others to send misfire codes? - again no ... 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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1960 Cadillac SEVILLE 5.0L Mechanical
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT REPLIED. YOU WERE ALL RIGHT. THE BEST PLACE FOR ENGINE PARTS SEEMED TO BE WWW.EGGE.COM. STEVE AT EGGE HAS BEEN VERY HELPFUL.THANKS AGAIN ANDREW
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban LS 6.5L Charging VIN: 1GNGC26F3V
Hey All,Sorry for the bad info..I let my fustrations get the best of Me when I saw that truck on the back of the flat bed.The alt was charging one of the batteries and not the other.It ended up being an bad battery.I just assumed the alt assy took a poo-poo.Th...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L abs module-no communication VIN: 1G1JF52T0W
i replaced the motor pack and the problem was corrected. this repair was complicated from the beginning because i missed the TSB which had the proper diagnostic procedure for condeming the motor pack and the no communication situation between the EBCM and the ...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L A/C compressor VIN: 2GTEK13T56
Thanks for everyones input. One in particular led me to the broken clutch power wire in the loom above the idler arm near the oil pan. Green wire was broken. Thanks a million!
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1983 Dodge 400 2.2L brakes VIN: 1B3BV55C9D
HI guys, First let me say that I really appreciate everyones input. I was making a mountain out of a molehill. For those who suggested that I clamp off each soft hose to determine if one of any of individual brake would be the problem, you all deserve a tip...
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1994 Dodge Spirit 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3AA46K4R
THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR THE GREAT RESPONSES.IT WAS IN FACT THE DISTRIBUTOR ASSEMBLY I DID NOT REALLY TEST IT FOR LOSE OF GROUND BUT I REPLACED IT AND HAD SPARK.ENDED UP I ALSO HAD THE FUEL PUMP FAIL AT THE SAME TIME HAD SPARK AND THEN NO FUEL PRESSURE SO ENDED ...
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1998 Dodge B2500 5.2L No Start, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4JB25Y2W
I would like to start by thanking everyone that took the time to try and help us. the fix was to reset the distributor sync to "0". We did do this the 1st time through but I guess I did not tighten the bolt tight enough how ever it was not set correctly.We wen... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermittent Loss of CMP or CKP), P0505 (IAC Motor), P0320 (No Crank Reference at PCM).
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L a/c control head VIN: 2B4GP44G3X
First, I wan't to take the time to thank the IATN family for your talent and support. As all the responces began to pour in, it became apperent that the problem layed within the controlhead. After removing the controlhead assy and performing some simple voltag...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L heated seats VIN: 1D3KU28D93
Unfortunately, zero replies to this one. We decided to apply a fused 12v jumper to red/green wire in question with IP harness disconnected. With this, the switches now power up and all seat heater functions are now working. Make permament by tapping into fu...
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WD0PD44465
This Sprinter is finally fixed,I replaced all 5 injectors,flushed the fuel tank and it runs just like new,very costly but the customer took off with a smile.that was a hard nut to crack.
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Clutch VIN: ABC1056845
I want to thank everyone for the replies.I dont do many clutches but for the price it is just as cheap to replace it with a new fly wheel.Thanks again to every one.
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X7S
THANX TO ALL WHO REPLIED, AFTER NUMEROUS MORE TEST WE FOUND THE INJECTORS NOT FIRING, APPARENTLY SOMETHING WAS PROBABLY PUT IN THE GAS AND CAUSED ALL THE INJECTORS TO GO BAD, REPLACING ALL THE INJECTORS AND CLEANING THE FUEL SYSTEM FIXED THE PROBLEM
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L cooling system VIN: 2FTDX1769V
FIXED! thanks to all who took the time to respond. the leak on this engine oil to coolant was the adaptor that repositions the filter to the back of the engine. The adaptor also attaches to the lower rad hose. the gasket was bad and leaked oil (higher presure)...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
Well, I am going to go ahead and call this vehicle fixed. We released it to our customer nearly two weeks ago and so far, everything is going good. As I stated before in my preliminary summary, the powertrain control module seems to have fixed the problem. ... Trouble codes: P0443 (EVAP control system canister purge valve circuit malfunction), P0455 (EVAP control system leak detected...no purge flow or large leak).
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21S8X
Well, now I get more information. Seems the previous owner put his own timing chain in it or at least started to about a year ago. The new owner finished putting the front together when he picked it up. After getting into this further I ran a comparison compre...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1137Y
Frist Thanks for all that e-mail's. We cover everything (at least twice) except the flywheel being broken. Customer didn't what to pull the engine to find out for sure. One thing for sure these little cars have a lot of reasons why, and problems that can go wi... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L 1-2-3-n VIN: 1FMRU1667Y
Patrick from Colorado hit it on the head, OD servo pin missed the OD band. Oops. Just the sheer coincidence that the symptoms were the same as my original symptoms made me assume I missed something, instead of just an assembly goof. Turns out it *IS* p...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U82
Thanks for all the responses. You all had great ideas . The main ones were head gasket, ignition coil, broken valve springs, and injectors. Here is what I did. First I eliminated the valve springs since the problem would come and go and not reappear for da... Trouble codes: P0301, P0316 (misfire detected at start up).
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1993 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W8P
Replaced cpi unit with a used one [inj regulator and lines with the fuel sprayers] fuel trim 124 and o2 switches. Not sure what is wrong with old unit, could not see any signs of leakage.Fuel pressure still the same. Just very happy its fixed. Thank to all tha... Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust).
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L lights VIN: 1GCHK23183
I installed a flasher from Napa and fixed everything.I don't Know what was wrong with the GM ones that was installed in the truck before we started working on it.Thank for the help.
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Cuts out VIN: KMHWF25S95
I would like to thank everyone for there input greatly appreciated. I replaced the fuel temperature sensor and that fixed the code that kept showing up but not the stalling condition. I removed the timing belt cover and noticed the belt was missing some rows u... Trouble codes: P0183.
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1986 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.3L batt lamp,brake lamp,gauges.
went threw this truck with a fine comb came up with nothing in the circuits for the alt, or dash. stumped, truck is waiting for further diag
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51D12
I am happy to report that the vehicle has been successfully repaired. As Thomas stated in his initial response the vacuum hose from the PCV Valve to the Intake Manfold did indeed have a slight vacuum leak, which was evident. I didn't believe that this was go...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Harmonic Balancer VIN: 1J4FX58S1S
All right-ie, then... Thanks for all the great input. I think I've answered each one individually. The general consensus (except for one) is to either use an aftermarket balancer or put it together with the updated OE replacement, leaving the slinger in there,...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Thanks to Walter, Tim and Paul for your time. When we replaced the harness , that fixed some of the clients concerns. When the trans case was replaced that took care of the limp in problem. The wife was only seeing the check engine lamp and no other info, we w... Trouble codes: P1763 (governor pressure sensor volts to high).
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Misfire VIN: KNDJA72301
After numerous removals of the intake plenum it finally came down to a bad PCM intermittently dropping #3 injector. Due to location of ignition components and injectors it was very difficult to nail down. Dealer has repalced Both coils,plugs and wires twice a...
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1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF3148L
ALLDATA library has a procedure how to diagnote a distributor : 90 B2600. Either distributor or computer are . bad .My case a computer Thanks ALL HELP.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBHA29G0X
Thaks to Danny from California for his help he put me in the right direction. It turned out to be a bad throttle valve.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Starting VIN: WDBKK49F62
We opted to send this one back to the dealer-we didn't have the special tool to remove the cylinder and we probably would have had to send the cylinder back to the dealer to be coded-seemed to be the easiest solution for the customer
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L code VIN: WDBJF70J12
It turns out that this radio was not the one that was factory installed. It is a Becker radio, it does say Mercedes on it, but the VIN number of the vehicle was of no help. Many said to give Mercedes the serial number of the radio and that worked. To get th...
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L no o2 or cat moniter VIN: JN1CA31061
After clearing KAM, we drove car about 30 miles and got all monitors EXCEPT cat to run. This was enough for testing and customer is now happy. I ask him to return in a month to see if the cat monitor ever runs. Thank Guys Scott
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06B04
FOUND 1 WIRE TO HAVE 5 VOLTS. I FOUND BROKEN WIRES TO THE REAR HARNESS CONNECTING THE EVAP PRESSURE SENSOR. REPAIRED THE HARNESS, AND THAT FIXED ALL THE REFERENCE VOLTS TO ALL SENSORS. I STILL HAD A SMALL SHORT TO GROUND IN THE EVAP SENSOR, BUT IT DIDN'T SEEM... Trouble codes: P0452, P0550, P1229, P2122, P2138.
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2005 Other Ford Caterpillar 7.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FVACXDC65
I replaced all fuel filters, also drained and inspected diesel for contamination. All the parameters in Data stream were within spec, SO because I had no Warning lamp On in Cluster and have no OEM diag equip for further testing , I decided to send this truck t... Trouble codes: 34 (Flash code no description).
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2002 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L all guages VIN: 3G7DB03E92
I FOUND THE CONNECTOR IN BACK OF THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER TO HAVE A BAD CONNECTION. I REPAIRED IT AND THAT FIXED THE CAR. THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED.
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Instrument Cluster VIN: WP0CA2984X
Thanks to everyone that took the time to respond to my help request. I am happy to report that the vehicle has been repaired. After reviewing the wiring diagrams in detail I checked all the power feeds & ground supplies coming to the instrument cluster. A...
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Steering Wheel VIN: 5GZCZ63B63
Thanks to all the great tips, you've provided plenty of information for the repair of this vehicle. The problem was the BCM sure enough after having it repogrammed by the deale car no longer has a hard steering wheel and gauges dont go crazy.
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