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1994 Audi 100 CS 2.8L air bag VIN: WAUEK84A4R
HELP!! I HAD A OLD 94 AUDI 100CS COME IN FOR A STATE INSP. WITH A AIR BAG LAMP ON. I DON'T HAVE ANY INFO ON DIAG. THIS SYSTEM. I'M USING A SNAP ON BRICK TO PULL CODE 00588, HIGH RESISTANCE-DRIVER SIDE IGNITOR. I ASSUMED (YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS) THAT IT WAS A...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L coolant VIN: WAUBA24BXX
Vehicle came in overheating. Overflow was cracked. Replaced overflow. Vehicle got hot very quickly and started to boil over like there was a flow issue. Replaced t-stat and gasket. vehicle ran for approx. 2 hours in the bay. figured it was ok. put cap on overf...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L solenoid 6-N93 VIN: WAUEH24B7Y
This A6 will go into limp mode a couple times a week, when the car acts up we get a transmission code of "00268 solenoid valve 6-N93 short with power intermittent" we dropped the pan and inspected the wiring to the solenoids and replaced the solenoid also, rea...
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2006 Audi A3 2.0L ac compressor VIN: WAUNF78P66
Hi all techs! a3 presented w/ ses lite [po301]and complaint of intermittent cooling. hooked gauges and had 100 lbs on both sides w/ system set on max cool [lo].found good info from mitchell on square wave and amperage. my control and ground appear to be perfec...
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1991 BMW 325i 2.5L ABS dash light VIN: WBACB4319N
Hello Men, this car was brought into our shop with ABS light on. It will not pass safety inspection with ABS light on. The sensors are expensive, so no room for mistakes. Has anyone pinned out the sensors for a positive ID on sensor failure or know the steps o...
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1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster 3.2L airbag VIN: WBSCK9336W
Good morning BMW techs I have this Z3 M roadster with mouse damage.Customer has just pulled out car after winter storage to find that the power windows no longer work and the airbag light is on.I found all the wires under the shifter were chewed off.repaired t...
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L a/c blower, instrument cluster VIN: WBABN5340P
customer came in with complaint of a/c blower malfunction (surging/ cutting out). charging and oil lights were on on instrument cluster. we have replaced the final stage blower and conditions stay the same. did sweep on gauges (instrument cluster): fuel gauge ...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L compressor clutch VIN: 1H4HR53LXP
Vehicle came in about 2 months ago with flashing display, no clutch engagement. I didn't pull codes since I know ususally refrigerant codes cause flashing and no clutch engagement, I disconnected the battery, reconnected battery, compressor came back to life, ...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Starter VIN: 1G4GD2216S
Vehicle came to shop with upper steering column broken so bad that it was decided to replace with a used column. Used column did not have the radio tune buttons in steering wheel so ignition switch and all harness were transferred from one to the other includi...
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1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L automatic hvac VIN: 1G6DN5278P
i'm helping a disabled neighbor get his a/c working,with all kins of head aches.after mechanical repairs completed, i turned on the a/c the blower worked for about two minutes. i checked the blower motor for voltage zero.i replaced the power module i now have ...
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L engine VIN: 1G1YY23949
vehicle came in for overheating,after warmed up would blow out of the resevoir. checked for head gasket leaking found headgasket leaking compression, replaced head gasket and found heads warped had heads machined. after repair still does overheat, runs good an...
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2000 Chevrolet C6500 7.4L ebcm VIN: 1GDE6H1B1Y
No communication with scan tool. Found corroded and broken wires going into the ABS module under the vehicle, Repaired wiring to the ABS module. Codes: C0241, C0242, C0245, C0246, C0251, C0252, C0255, C0256, C0265, C0267, and C0281. Codes C0241 - C0252 are EBC...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K6Y
Ok so I need to repost this as customer droped this off again complaining of intermittant stall.I have only confirmed this condition three times last week but that was before crank sensor and ICM replacement.I have checked for codes in ALL modules none found (...
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2004 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Sensor VIN: 1G1YY22GX4
we put 4 new wheels (08 Corvette Chrome wheels) on this car. had to move all sensors to new wheels, we have done this many times, never a problem. after the job was complete signal appears on dash left rear tire flat. we took it apart, looked at the sensor (lo...
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1TD52674
thanks for any and all help on this one. orginially came in with po300 and po1781. changed plugs and wires. no help, can find no intermitten miss. tested po1781 tcm sending engine speed info to pcm false. test called for checking voltage on c.a.n system from p... Trouble codes: P0300, P0700, P700, P1781
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1C3EJ46X9Y
This Cirrus developed a clunk in the front end a couple months back. Sounds/feels like it's near feet of driver and sometimes passenger front. Happens very rarely, only after sitting for sometime, and will clunk (only once)driving ahead or backwards and turnin...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7GL23X1V
This vehicle came into the shop a few weeks ago with the MIL on. Replaced tcc solenoid due to it being open. Also replaced shift solenoid, pressure solenoid, pressure/temp. sensor. Truck drove fine after repairs. It came back last week shifting erratically, cu...
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1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H2W
good afternoon i have a 1998 stratus here, it came in on the hook customer stated it died while driving. i checked for spark on all cylinders [good] all injectors pulsing, timing marks are all lined up, fuel pressure is at 48psi , cam &crank sensor signal is p...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 2B7H11X5Y1
This vehicle has been towed in 3 times. Initially, we put plugs, wires, cap and rotor on. Engine started and ran fine. The customer complained of an occastional rough running condition after a cold start. It eventually got so bad, it wouldn't start in the morn...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Electronic VIN: 1B4HS28NOY
This truck came in stuck in one gear.The modis won't read any codes but we used a actron scaner and got codes p1968-manufacture controlled computor and auxillary outputs.and got code p1899-manufacture controlled transmission.Don't know much about these transmi...
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L steering system VIN: 1B4GP25332
The car came in for a power steering noise ... replaced the rack and pinion and the noise stopped. But as before the replacement i had a vibration or a shutter. when turning the steering wheel. The replacement of the rack and pinion did not solve that problem....
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3D7MU48C54
hey guys and gals, this came in with a low power problem. it set the code p2122 (apps circuit low)test drive over and over got it to act up once. customer then states that it will happen every time you load it up hill. so we load a bobcat skidsteer and trenc... Trouble codes: P2122
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1984 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCF15Y2E
hey all iatn members. i am having quite the difficult time with this truck, and it is the bosses shop truck. i am not a carb. guy plus there is not a pcm in this thing to retrieve any codes at all. here's the scoop. i have checked all the basic things: fuel, s...
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1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A2K
truck was running fine i replaced the timing belt as routine maintenance last winter and broke the crank sensor.. so about a month ago i got a new sensor and put it in. and now the truck runs extremely rough and will stall 95% of the time. backfires like craz... Trouble codes: 14 (Ignition pickup PIP was erratic), 18 (Loss Of Ignition Diagnostic Module Input), 28 (Loss Of Ignition Diagnostic Module RH Side), 48 (Loss Of Ignition Diagnostic Monitor LH Side), 88 (Loss Of Dual Plug Input Control)
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1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Condensor VIN: 1FACP57U1M
Thank you to everyone in advance for the help. The car came in from a Business neighbor. She clamed the belt broke. I found the A/C compressor had locked up causing belt to break. A/C was R12 and all the hoses were swollen and condenser leaking. Evap flushed a...
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1995 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FALP74W5S
Ok here is my problem. This car came in as a no start. I/P fuse number 7 is blown. This fuse runs the EEC relay, fuel pump relay, AC relay, ignition Coils, and injectors. Ok the coil pack that has 2 and 8 cylinders had a crack. I put an aftermarket coil pack o... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Miss Fire), P0308 (Cylinder 8 Miss Fire)
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Stall VIN: 1FASP11JXS
This vehicle stalls at idle hot. Runs great driving down the road. While at idle the O2 slowly goes to lean 20-30 MV. It will run like that for a few minutes then QUICKLY drops to 2-4 MV and stalls (like shutting the key off). Starts right back up. Previous t...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZF1721X
Towed in as cranks & won't start. Has no injector pulse, power to injectors is -ok- Fuel pump prime is only for split second when key turned on, not normal 2 seconds & no fuel presssure. Fuel pressure within spec. when pump commanded on through scan tool. Spar...
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1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F8X
hELLO, WE COULD USE A LITTLE ADVISE ON THIS ONE,THE TRUCK LOSES POWER WHEN UNDER LOAD AND STARTS TO BLOW BLUE SMOKE REAL BAD,IT HAD SEVERAL CODES IN MEMORY,P0603 KAM ERROR,PO340 CAM POSITION,P0470 EXHAUST PRESSURE,PO732 INCORRECT GEAR RATIO,P1209 INJ CONTROL P...
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2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out, loss of power VIN: 1FMZU64E0Y
Car came in with a problem of running bad when hot, and getting hot. First thought of intake problem, so I smoked the engine and found the EGR, incorrect IAC was installed and leaking, and installed a new thermostat (2nd one in 6 mos.). Turned the car loose, c...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FDWW36FOY
truck come in missing and smokeing ,retrieve dtc p0281 (#7cyl)on the cyl contribution test. the buzz test good.replaced injector with no luck,preform compresson test and found that #1 3 and 5 were about 425 to 450 lbs and #7 was at 150 lbs ouch!. now the truck...
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2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L gem module VIN: 1FAFP42X12
i have this one coming in tomorrow it has a code c1223 and abs light is on no brake light on as per the customer. i checked alldata diagnostic tree and for some reason it says check alternator never heard of such a thing. but when i look up code it says: brake...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L compressor VIN: 2FAFP74W43
Hello we had this car come in with a complate of no A/C and no seatbelt light on dash found bad fuse #5 under dash.started the car went to look at the compressor working fine then tapped on relay and fuse box under hood the comp.stopped when you wiggled the re...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L heater core VIN: 1FTNX21L63
vehicle has air in heater core, you can hear it when you accellerate either moving or stopped, more when accellerating down the road. i clamped off the coolant hose to the heater core and the noise stopped. i ran the engine at 2000 rpm for fifteen min. as per ...
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2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L air bag VIN: 1FMYU92Z26
ran codes have b2292 key on engine off air bag light flashes code ? 33 not sure where to go all data not real clear other notes is something on my scaner data {ops st} undetermine not sure what this means
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2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L unknow VIN: 1ZVHT82H97
2007 Shelby GT-350. We are in the Mountains. Dealer is 100 miles away. Customer wanted to see if there was an update for the pcm. Says it Feels "sluggish" Plugged in IDS and I cannot update this system. IDS always shows the Vin number. It always says federal o...
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1996 GMC G3500 Magnavan 5.7L a.c. VIN: 1GDHG31K1T
G.M. Techs your knowledge is needed.Bus came in with bad compressor.Replaced it along with new receiver drier and orfice tube,replaced rear expansion valve, flushed entire system even subletted big condensor for radiator shop to flush.At idle will not cool,spr...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8248W
Hello, I have this Civic that came in two weeks ago and had IAC codes and I followed the flow chart which led me to " substitute a known good computer " and I replaced the PCM. The car came back about 4 days later with the mil on and had reset the IAC code. I ...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG3140X
This car came in for a no start condition, owner had originally scheduled for a tune-up due to running problems. New tune up parts installed with no start condition still there. Checked all fuses and relays(main power relay replaced with new from Honda) Car ha... Trouble codes: 1456 (Evap Control System Leakage)
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2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L Reverse VIN: JHMBB614X1
Group, This is my personal vehicle. It has been maintained since new. The car never gets beat on at all. 65,000 original miles. Last week, out of the blue, I could no longer put the transmission into reverse. Car on, car off, forward gear first, it does not m...
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2004 Honda Element LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: FJ6YH285XL
So after finding the code we tryed to locate the "AF sensor" with no luck, we called and asked a dealer, they didnt even know what is was, all data had nothing on it either. We were just wondering if anyone had seen this code "P1157" and had any clue what woul... Trouble codes: P1157
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1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR05Y2V
looking for the nissan infiniti guys help here. we have a qx4 that had a knock sensor code and a p1447. replaced the knock sensor cleared codes. customer took car and returned a week later with the 1447 back. from the alldata i see that this is a evap flow cod... Trouble codes: P1447
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1993 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 5.2L overhead display, and drivers information center VIN: 1J4GZ88Y3P
There is nothing showing in the overhead display or the lower driver information center. Can not find any information on IATN or Alldata showing a power supply. Customer says the overhead display stopped working 1 year ago, but the driver info center just stop...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L air flow VIN: 1J4G24852Y
Thanks for any assistance in advance. 2000 jeep grand cherokee laredo. I have very low air flow from the passenger 2 vents, and also a difference of about 20 degrees with the a/c on. The driver side will blow 49 degrees and the passenger will be 69 or higher a...
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L right front wheel VIN: JT8BH28F9W
hi guys this car has me a little puzzled to say the least, this car was driven in with the traction control switch on the complain was brakes come on on their own .I test drove the car and sure enough at speed as low as 20mph the traction control light begins ...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L front interior lights VIN: JT6HF10V9X
Customer complained of front interior lamps inop. The overhead lamp only comes on with the switch on the lamp itself as it appears this is the only way to turn on the lamp. The lamps under the doors will not come on unless you leave the doors open for awhile. ...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L a/c? VIN: JT6HF10V1Y
this car came into the shop with a bad starter and a customer complaint of a loud clicking noise coming from under the dash. it's a very odd sound a very fast buzzing sound almost, kind of like the sound a speaker makes when the wiring is shorted out. it also ...
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1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FD3312P
Car failed a Emissions Pretest as a gross polluter. Really Gross. Check engine light not on. Manifold vacuum was low, consistant with a worn engine or dry apex seal as I saw on another post, however idle was about 1700 rpm when checked. Another shop checked th... Trouble codes: 13 (Pressure MAP Sensor), 16 (EGR Switch), 5 (Knock Sensor)
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3531X
Customer complant service engine soon light on pulled codes Found code 402 egr excessive flow detected. Check to see if egr was working valve was clicking cleared codes sent customer on there way. The customer called about and hour later too tell me the light ... Trouble codes: 402 (excessive egr flow detected)
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBBA45A6E
Having problems with this Mercedes. Very slow to respond to accl. petal. Cuts out, and falls on its face on any demand for fuel. If you apply slowly it isn't too bad. We replaced fuel pump and filter at the request of the customer as we did not know his compla...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBCA25D9L
I cannot get the A/C compressor to switch on. There is freon in the system, pressure switch is closed. I get no output from the MAS unit to the clutch. The clutch speed sensor puts out a signal, there is an ignition signal to the MAS. I don't seem to be gettin...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L asr VIN: WDBGA51E6R
car came in w/asr light on and in limp in mode. wiring from ea,cc,isc fried. replace unit with rebuilt. did not help, sent unit back to rebuilder who insisted that unit is working. replaced asr module w/known good module. same problem. dtc readout is 120, miss...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L compressor VIN: WDBRN47J52
Hello Friends: I need some advice with this vehicle, because it is my first time working with this kind of compressor. The compressor doesn't have magnetic clutch, it is extarnally control by a selenoid valve. The compressor is broke in its body so I have to r...
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 4M2ZU86E44
This car runs great, but if you drive it with the cruise control on, it will cut off, as if you turned the ignition off, put it in neutral and it starts right back up... Does not do it every time you have the cruise on, never cuts off if you don't have the cru...
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1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Oil Pressure VIN: JA3AN74K0V
the problem i am having is no oilpressure. this is the second time the engine is in the car, the first build blew the bottom end bearings and crankshaft. so now we have new crankshaft,oilpump, and all the gasket and seals needed. still no pressure. please help...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA21D8T
i have this maxima that the customer states it cuts out on him when he come to a stop. this vehicle does not do this all the time. Ive only got this vehicle to cut out once, had trouble restarting it, it would start then immediately die. It seemed like the iac...
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1N6BA06B36
Ok guys I have a tough one on my hands. I have been fighting this Titan for months. What is happening is that the customer is filling up his tank when it's empty or part full and it will only go to 3/4 full on the guage. Then after driving for a while 20-30 mi...
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2008 Nissan Frontier Nismo Off-Road 4.0L over low bottle VIN: 1N6AD06W08
i have a customer with a new nissan nismo truck, upon servicing this vehicle i noticed that the radiator was low on coolant,when checking the over flow bottle it is over full.the cap on the rad is only a cap not a pressure cap. the pressure cap is located on t...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T6V
I have a crank no start that was towed in from our detail department down the street, it suppossiably ran when it left. The ignition module and coils were replaced by another tech. The fuel pump and filter were replaced also by another tech. Vehical will crank...
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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Stall
Hello I have this 2000 Bonneville that stalls intermittently when coming to a stop like the key was turned of. It might stall 3 times one day and the next it will run fine. When it stalls it starts right back up and idles fine. It will do it cold or hot. Ther...
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJA84A1W
well we own this one. Owner just bought the car from the owner. And we still had to fix it. Want to thank all who responded. A lot of great info. We were off a little with the wrong engine info. THe veh is a Quatro but nothing matched with any info on All... Trouble codes: P1340, P1392.
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1998 BMW 323i 2.5L blowing oil VIN: WBABJ7333W
This one is fixed! It WAS the vapor separator. After finally getting it off the car, it appears the leak was coming from the round flange area where the tapered body snaps to the vertical round piece, of the vapor separator assembly. Several continued to menti...
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1998 BMW 323is 2.5L abs module? VIN: WBABF7329W
Thanks for all that replied. After replacing the speed sensors and clearing the codes, we drove it for approx. 100 miles with no problems. Returned to the customer and he drove it over 200 miles with no problems. Customer is happy and so are we! Im not sure wh...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2G4WB52KQX
As most replies suggested, an ignition switch cured this problem. How the left turn signal affected a cut out / no start through the ignition switch I will never know, but electricity can do some wierd things. God bless all who took the time to read & reply....
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2GCEK19K0S
Thank to Tom in St Paul suggesting checking air inlet which I did the first day and found nothing. He suggested unhook maf sensor to put in limp mood and doing so I drove the p/u with no air cleaner on and ran perfect. I stopped hooked up maf and it still ran ...
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16T6Y
Thank you for all of the great suggestions. First off, the problem with this troubled suburban was a faulty ECM. I was looking pretty hard at the ECM to begin with and posted this help request just to get some reassurance before I replaced the ECM. I got a wid...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K6Y
Thanks for all your input on this one however after replacing the crank sensor,icm,iac, trying a known good ign. switch and checking /pulling on all wiring harnesses customer is still complaining of an intermitant stall.the only thing I just noticed on scan to...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L 5th gear VIN: 1GCK33284F
I was waiting for the customer to have some time to drive this vehicle before I said it was fixed. He's had it for 2 weeks and when I called him this morning he said that it hadn't acted up once. There never really was a smoking gun on this thing. We did find ...
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1992 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L manual transmission VIN: JB3XD64B9N
We removed the right hand side cover and found the noise was coming from the mainshaft/countershaft end bearings. After removing the shift fork and collar for a better look we found we could change the noise by applying pressure to the case right at the bearin...
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3E546C5Y
turns out this car has a pre-cat that is part of the exhaust manifold.we were misslead by dealer. they told us it was just a manifold. further investigation shows this vehicle has california emissions.replaced pre-cat(manifold) and all is well. thank you all f... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH46R7Y
A special Thank You to Paul, Gary, Larry, Wade, and Lamont for offering advice. It turns out that the cam reluctor was bent in slightly between one set of two slots. I was able to catch it with a better scope. The Vetronix 5100 is truly a piece of art. What wo... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Signal Lost), P1391 (Ckp/Cmp Correlation Problem).
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L speedo VIN: 3D7LU38C33
Well, I chased all of the related harnesses looking for any corrosion, chaffing or other damage to no avail, sent the customer to another shop with an electrical specialist. I'm eager to know what they find and I'll post the fix when I find out, thanks for al...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL36J44
This vehicle has not returned. If it does and if we find the fix I'll post an update. The replys that we recieved suggested; #1"I don't know if you're aware of this but this application is using an airflow sensor to test the air pump. If the pump is work... Trouble codes: P0491 (Secondary Air Injection System Insufficent flow).
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2007 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L Starting VIN: 1B3HB28B47
I reset module and explained the problem to my customer, he stated he had some chiped/wireless entry cards on his key chain before this happened (he works for a security company) possible interference?? He has taken the vehicle back, if problem reoccurs he wi...
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1964 Ford Tbird 390CID guages VIN: 4Y85Z11740
Thanks for all the advise especially about the guaqes being adjustable. I had grounded the cluster with no help and this is something i should have learned in the last 30 years. I grounded to the body instead of the battery. I had used original ford parts with...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6631X
THe fuel pump on this thing was starting to get weak. Replaced with a new designed pump and everything is working fine now. Thanks to everyone for the help. Trouble codes: P0190 (Fuel Pressure sensor circuit).
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Oil Pressure Sender VIN: 1FTZR15V0X
Thanks to all who replied. As most indicated, the Oil Pressure Sender is, indeed, on the right rear of the engine. The Alldata diagram made it appear to be in the 'valley', so this is most helpful. A few respondents suggested that it was next to the oil filter...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5526Y
thanks to all that replied the fix was a new computer all is well thanks Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161, P1409, P0460.
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU72K53
Thanks to all who have replied. Spent a good week on this looking for anything that might have caused this issue. Still could not verify the concern so, I'm giving vehicle back to customer to see if the problem occurs again.
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L steerng VIN: NO
thanks to everybody who offer help ,the problem was power steering pump ,at idle speed it didnt had enough pressure once again thanks 2 u all
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Engine VIN: 1FTWW31P35
Thanks for the help all pulled the valve cover again and checked lifter and cam with newly aquired bore scope and found scaring on the cam lobe for #1cyl exhaust in process of doing a cam and lifters thanx again
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2008 Ford F450 6.4L piston rods VIN: 1FDXF4R18E
Thanks for the replies. Many replies said you can only use ULSD (ultra low sulfur diesel) in this engine (6.4 liter). According to the tech at the dealer who looked at this truck, the higher concentrations of bio diesel cause the DPF (diesel particulate filter...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1HGCB7674N
CTS was bad replaced it and auto runs great thanks for the help fellas
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1997 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L No Start VIN: JACDJ58VOV
Well I had another friend of mine bring his scope over and look at the cam and crank sensors with the same result as I had.We ordered a new crank sensor and all is fixed.Thanks,Mike.
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX174XT
THANKS MEMBERS THAT RESPONDED. I REPLACED CRANK SENSOR AND THE RELAY THAT POWERED THE O2 HEATER CIRCUIT. THE CAR STARTED AND THE STRANGE BEHAVOR OF THE CHECK ENGINE LAMP WERE TAKEN CARE OF. THANKS AGAIN!
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L abs module VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9V
Thanks for all the help gang. I assumed that from the cost (850.00) & the alldata repair description that the CAB unit & HCU would come together, obviously I was mistaken. It worked just like you all said, raise it up for access & remove the cab from the hcu, ...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L gaiter joint VIN: SALNY22202
thank you for the replies.apparently this joint is only replaceable with the front section of the shaft.thanks again for the re-assurance.
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L mirrors,seats VIN: 1LNHM97VOY
after further testing found that we could not communicate with the driver seat module (dsm) with our ngs tester, dsm was not touched during removal of dash for evaporator repair but had gone bad,possible that upon removing & reattaching battery negative dsm su...
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L abs VIN: JM1BJ22611
Thanks to all who replied. I have let the customer drive this vehicle for a week now and She has not come back yet. So I am going to say the problem is fixed. I went back to the right rear sensor and saw that the sensor was angled away from the sensor ring too...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L radio VIN: WDBHA23G1W
Thank you for great support like always, mercedez gave me the code.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Starting VIN: WDBRF61J41
Thank you to all who replied. We found that the connector for the ME was lose (after putting in an EIS) and all was well Thanks again guys and ladies if there were any out there! Steven R. [...]
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51A71
Hello again. Well the Sentra’s on the road again thanks to the help, it was the MAF sensor as most had suggested. And yes it was an aftermarket sensor. A couple folks recommended I should check fuel quality, which I never thought to do. I did draw off a pin... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0172 (Lean bank 2).
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2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L starter, Blown fuse VIN: 1NL4BL11D3
The wireing harness that runs through the wiper transmission was the problem. The factory zip tie broke,when the wipers were turned on the trans would rub the harness.
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E55
Car is running Czeisek was right on with coil/ecm combo mine was #1cly coil[always has to be hard side] tried just coil ng tried to open ecm to look could'nt get open didn't smell burnt new parts started right up told customer need dealer trip for vin Thanks...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L temp guage VIN: 1G3WH52H1Y
Thanks to all! The TSB Thermostat did the trick! would be nice to think the aftermarket should know that, we replaced it 2x's before! Looks like a lesson learned, oem from now on!
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T6V
Thanks to everyone for taking the time to reply to my request.When I replaced the coil housing I noticed it had one aftermarket coil.Thinking back,once I had a 3.8 that wouldn't start and only had spark on one coil.Replacing the coil that had spark was the fix... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Shaft Position Sensor Circuit).
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWCC21COX
THanks for all the help guys. It turned out to be a MAF sensor. It looked fine on the scanner but when it was replaced the car ran fine. Once again thanks for all the help. NATE
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29MXY
thanks everyone out there for helping me out.after installing the glow plug wiring harness the check engine light for the glow plug circuit got fixed. this is the common problem with these vehicles. Trouble codes: P0380.
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LW5514S
I had gone through and tested the battery cable and it had tested good.Also tested the fuel relay it seems to working fine at this time.Thanks for all the help,I'll keep plugging away.
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