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2000 Audi TT 1.8L window glass VIN: TRUTC28N8Y
Hello Audi Techs This vehicle came with a broken window regulator on the driver's side window, we replaced the window regulator and motor, but now the window glass does not drop a little when you open the door, please advise what we should check or reset. Than...
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2004 Audi TT Quattro 3.2L Lighting VIN: TRUUF28N24
Hi techs, got this 04 TT from the State and would like to register in Canada. Due to the regulation, we have to make the Daytime Running light working in order to proceed the goverment inspection. Is there any special way to do so, like using the VAG Laptop or...
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L radio VIN: 5UXFA13564
Got a noise in the speakers. Radio Works but no sound from the speakers and got bad noise from speakers. Volume Control Works fine. Checked Radio No codes present in the memory for the radio. Any help is greatly appreciated. thanks
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52LOR
hi everyone, I have a good one here, this car has an intermitten no start. The cam and crank sensors have been replaced along with the icm and pcm. Still having a no start condition once in a blue moon. It is not consistant, have checked all related wiring an... Trouble codes: P0341, P0342
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L power falls off VIN: 1GC6CD5382
HI Guys, This Cadillac has never been worked on by anyone else but us since it was new. The owner passed away and his wife now drives it. She brings it in having a loss of power after driven over thiry or forty miles. Pull the car over and shut off the engi...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L brake lights VIN: 1G6DM57774
only has middle brake light, no r-h or l-h brake light. have checked fuses under hood and under rear seat. also emg. flasher only works lower amber lights.i think maybe brake singal wire goes through turn singal switch. brake lihgt switch is working, thanks fo...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22SXS
Dear chevy techs, I have this 95 chevy camaro that came in for misfire problem. During diagnosis, checked spark plugs and wires(ok), this has the OBD II connector, but does not give misfire codes. Ran cylinder power balance through scan tool, and when deactiva...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNCS13W8S
Hi guys, This truck had a GM long block installed, about 5000 miles ago. My customer bought the car with this problem. He was told that it ran good after the engine was replaced, and quit driving it when it started running bad. It sat for about 2 years. When i...
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1995 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1LD55M9S
Customer states that he tried starting the car after sitting a while and it would crank but not start. During cranking the belt tensioner broke and the belt fell off. At that point he had it towed. Testing revieled good spark but no inj pulse. Tested crank and...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCCS144XT
results from diagnostic tests showed code for high map voltage, checked map with vantage and vac pump- all checked good. Did smoke test for vac leaks but didn't find any. Checked fuel pressure at idle it was in the low 40's. The truck will not take fuel past 1... Trouble codes: P0108
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1HGCHG35R4
van towed in , no starting. van started for about 2,minutes. and ran good with no misfire or hesitation. then died, no start again. fuel press. at 55psi. found dist. cap had white corosion, replaced hole distributor with ac delco, cap and rotor. good spark and...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L MIL Lamp on
Sorry about the lack of certan info this is a over the phone problem. This van came in failing I/M with a P0160 no activeity on bank 2 sensor 2. The funny thing is that it has no bank 2 sensor 2! 2 o2 sensors at the exhast manifolds and one after the cat (B1S2... Trouble codes: P0160
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GBHG39U43
van will intermittently sart running poorly. missfire counters show 2,4,6,8 all miss fire. problem will come and go. looked at injetor amp ramp and no problems there. also amp ramped coils still no problems found. Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss fire)
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1998 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45X7W
hello tecs, 98 sebring came to us as as a no start,codes for p0340,cam sensor signal,p1388 asd relay at pcm not sensed,and p1389 asd relay circut fault.car will run with cam sensor unpluged but runs poor.no injector pulse,or spark but had rpm.we replaced timi... Trouble codes: P0340, P1388, P1389
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3AL46U21
i need some help 2001 chry sebring was towed to us with no start car will not crank and a message on the cluster says no bus we cannot communicate with the ecm we can through generic obd 2 only and no codes there we can communicate with all other system the on...
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1995 Dodge Caravan 3.3L a/c VIN: 1B7GHI4R2S
ok here goes this is a cargo van used to transport tv's and other electrcal componets so there is only the two front seats and no glass other then the rear window and the two front windos.the compressor started to cycle real fast and then after about 45 min to...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Starting VIN: 2B3HD5651W
i have a 98 intrepid the car came in for a no start. found #14 cluster fuse blown. replaced fuse car started right up. customer said car had been to another shop, easy to tell 10 amp fuse was replaced with a 30 amp fuse. this has occured more that 1 time for t...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG26X9X
This vehicle has us stumped. Regular customer that foes all needed repairs and maint. Brought in at 91,000 for poor running, P0300 and P0306, due for ignition service and recommended fuel service as well. Vehicle has been back 3 times always with P0306. Compre... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
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2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL36X93
Vehicle is setting a code p0016, will not start unless going clear flood. I have checked cam timing along with 2 other techs, keyways and dowels as well as trigger magnet, all appear ok. Replaced cam and crank sensors, both appear good on the lab scope. Accord... Trouble codes: P0016 (cam/crank out of synch)
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7LS38CX5
builds no boost ck all hoses/connections,turbo wheel,intake.on road test can here turbo but will not accell.runs up to 24 on map under load with 2psi boost.ck air filer,fuel pressure as well.problem occurs for sometimes usual a day then goes back to normal run... Trouble codes: P0299, P0107, P0643
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE37S9W
First post so bear with me please. Another Garage put an engine in this cube truck last year and it has never run since... Now I get in my bay and start from scratch. It only runs on 5 cylinders numbers 8 9 5 2 and 1 no matter what I do I cant get the other 5 ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L drive belt VIN: 1FTZR15V0X
Truck came in with squeaky belt. Put conditioner on belt and squeak was gone, so replaced belt. Still squeaking. So replaced idler pulley & tensionor pulley (they had movement in the bearing). Squeak gone at idle, but as sone as you give it throttle it squeaks...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNX20P64
Ok here we go, I really need some help here as I don't have much experience with these engines. This engine runs great for around 15 minutes then dies and won't re-start for around 20 to 30 minutes. The scanner pids are as the engine begins to die and stalls... Trouble codes: P2290
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1990 Geo Prizm 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1Y1SK7169L
OK I am puuling my hair out on this one!! The car starts fine, sometimes when it is cold it will stall one ot two times right away, but starts right back up. As you start to drive it (with no warm up period) the car runs GREAT, but then after about 3 to 4 city... Trouble codes: 12 (No RPM signal for 2 seconds)
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1997 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 7.4L starting system VIN: 1GDKC34J1V
This truck has a long crank time, 5 to 10 seconds on cold or hot starts. Truck will idle and run great after starting and all sensors are within range while idling and road testing. Origional platinum spark plugs still looks great, spark plug wires checked out...
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2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1GKEK63U15
Good Evening everyone. I have an interesting one tonight. We had an 05 Denali towed in after being severely overheated. The customer drove the truck very hot for a while and shut it down too late. The truck got towed off the parkway. It was then towed to the d...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCB7653N
Hi Everyone: This car came to our shop because it failed timing. Timing was at 6 deg. before TDC. and nox passed at 474 ppm and 568 ppm. I adjusted the timing to 15 deg. before TDC. Now NOx jump to 1,000 PPM. at tail pipe. We checked EGR valve by opening it an...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ8643X
car came in with no check engine light or trouble code but customer saying it starts a little hard start, it was 30,000 mile since it had a tune-up. so we did a tune-up, customer pick up car and drove it home and called the next day with check engine light on,... Trouble codes: P0420
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L noise in steering or suspension VIN: 1HGEM2195L
there is a small thump when car goes over a bump at slow speeds.have rechecked rack bolts & they are tight. Am I looking in the wrong places? any ideals are appreciated
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78804
Hello to all you techs out there. I have this CRV, followed the whole procedure on MOD. Everything checks out good. Sent over to the dealer to have software updated. Light is back on after getting back from dealer. Called back dealer and was notified that the ... Trouble codes: P1077 (IMRC-Intake Manifold Runner Control System Malfunction)
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2004 Honda Element EX 2.4L odometer VIN: 5J6YH28574
help honda techs...i have a black digital odometer (cant be read)...i am assuming that the odometer is defetive and needs replacing. my question is can it be replaced without programming etc. the dealer wasn't to helpfull (we never had that problem before lol)...
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KM8JN2D05U
About a month and half ago i replaced the timing belt on this 2.7l. No problems until today. Customer was driving and said it sounded like a bottle rocket going off and then the engine stalled. Would not restart. I cranked it over and could tell low compressio...
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2005 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU4JE05
Vehicle came in for typical Inspection with an engine light on. Scanned ecm to retrieve p2422 Evap vent value stuck. Have very little info on this vehicle and of course the customer has very little time to leave it. Did a basic test of the evap valve. The valv... Trouble codes: P2422
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L guages,windows,locks VIN: 1J4GZ58S0W
I have a problem for the Chrysler guys. Customer came in stating that he went to unlock the car with the key fob and the drivers door didn't unlock. However all the other doors did. Upon entering the vehicle he noted that the D/S door lock switch only locked/u...
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2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Low side port VIN: 1J4FA49S5Y
I can't locate the low side charging port on this car. It has two different size ports on the high side line. I don't get it. Can someone please shed some light. Thank you.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Head lights and wiper blades VIN: 1J4GL48K52
I am lost. This vehicle came with no wiper blades customer complaint. Vehicle has no lights interior or exterior, flash to pass high beams and brakes lights are the only lights that work. No front or rear wiper function, washer pumps work. No power door lock o...
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2002 Kia Rio 1.5L compressor VIN: KNADC12392
Car came in with complaint of a/c blowing warm.Recharged system and compressor not engaging.Provide power to compressor and system works.check for power at relay,able to jumper relay and get a/c to work.Followed mitchell&kia diag point to a/con def switch.Repl...
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1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L Pump
Hello Toyota and Lexus Techs, the problem here is the power Steering pump is noisy when turning steering wheel. Found fluid is foaming. I'm a Honda Technician, if this were a Honda I would suspect a leaking shaft seal. Where do these typically pick up air? Th...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Surge VIN: JM1TA22111
Help!! This car is giving us fits!! It originally came in as a no start- no spark. No signal from ignitor to fire coil. We installed a used distributor and got it to run well. Spark was good and hot. Customer came back 2 weeks later with an intermittent surge ... Trouble codes: P1522 (VRIS solenoid valve intake runner- test OK didnt return)
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L manual tap shift VIN: JM1BK14334
Hello Mazda techs,I'm a GM fuel/electric guy.I've got a good customer with this Mazda that has a intermittently will not down shift only when using the manual tap shift system.I've scan for codes with modis,there were none.Trans data showed up switch and down ...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBDA29D1L
this little jewel has me thinking, the check engine light comes on and stays on after driving for a period of time. code #18 keeps reocuring. i have not been able to find a good descriptions or trouble tree for this code, i refered the customer to the dealer b... Trouble codes: 18 (testing and results)
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Surge VIN: WDBDA29DLF
first id like to start by thanking all the iatn members for there advice in past problems ive had with my car. ok well the costomer brought the car form another repair shop and they had gotten a major tune up.. each time i stop at the stop sign after each shor...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Reverse and low VIN: WDB1400322
TRANS IS 722.371 Vehicle came into shop for a complaint of slipping in reverse gear, once vehicle had been driven for 20-30 minutes. We removed the transmission and torque converter and had both rebuilt. Upon dissasembly we found the B3 frictions to have wo...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBGA57E7T
Okay, Mercedes Techs, I'm at a loss. First posting, please bear with me. Vehicle came in on the hook as a no start after having the fuel pump replaced at another shop. Of course, as soon as it was off the truck, I was able to start the car and drive it in. The...
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L brake pull VIN: 1MELMG245T
When ever the brakes are applied the steering wheel pulls to the left. After the brakes are released the steering wheel immidiately moves to right.The car drives fine all the time until the brakes are pressed. This only occurs when the brake pedal is depressed...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L diff lock light flashing
Hi every one, i am having a problem with a flashing difflock light which starts after the vehicle is driven say 25 miles down the road(owner said it starts flashing in the middle of long runs. I previously changed all transfer box switches along with vacuum so...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D02
Hi Guys, I'm new to asian veh. This is my 1st post. cust. said veh. hard to start and runs rough some times, dealer could not duplicate, I added a ground to MAF sensor ground circuit, and replaced crank sensor. Veh. hard to start after test driving and it sit... Trouble codes: P0300 (multi cyl. misfire)
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L Starting VIN: 1G3GR64H91
Vehicle came in on hook after sitting for approx 2 yrs. Cust stated batt would not hold chrg. Customer had wrong battery installed in car. We HAD car running told customer he needed correct vented battery for car. Batt goes under seat. Got go-ahead, installed ...
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1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L no spark VIN: 1G2HX53L8N
Hello, this 1992 bonneville was towed in. good fuel, good injector pulse but no spark. we replaced the module and coil. this is the magnavox design ( one coil with 6 towers) and spark plugs. the car does now start but runs poorly after this. we replaced the cr...
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Warning light stays on VIN: WPOAA2993Y
Hello Porsche Techs: The pad warning light stays on! We have new brakes (all factory parts), new pad sensors and we tried even replacing each pad sensor one at a time a second time around with no luck. We ran codes with our Porsche Tester 2 and found no codes...
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2003 Saturn Ion-3 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G8AK52FX3
Good evening and thanks. This Saturn had MIL light on several weeks ago and local Cheveron station scanned and found code P0300, replaced origninal spark plugs with new NGK Platiniums. Returned car to customer and several days later MIL returned. Dropped into ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss fire)
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L icing on low side line and evap VIN: JF1GD29672
We replaced the expansion valve due to having vacuum on the low side. After repair the low side line from compressor to the evap is icing up, as well as the core itself. Pressures after repair are 25 and 135 high side. Compressor runs for a bit then stops
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Sound VIN: JF1GD29672
HI! Im trying to see if anyone has any type of feedback on this situation. This WRX Impreza makes a whining noise on accel, during turbo boost. This to me has always been normal on all turbo charged cars that i've been familiar with. THis one, on the other han...
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1998 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2S3TD03V9W
This vehicle came into the shop running very rich with the MIL illuminated. According to the Mitchell wiring drawings we traced the common element between the ambient air temp and cts to be the tps. Checked tps and found that we had no reference voltage going ...
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1992 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JT2EL4384N
Vehicle has beehn sitting for a few months. Customer said they had to spray starting fluid in the intake in the mornings to get it started. So first thing to do was to check for codes. Found ect code 22. Checked ect and found it to be ok . Cleared the code and...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K1X
this car has been in three times I think I'm going to give the owner a key first time in was multipal codes P0171 lean bank 1,P0420 cat low efficience,P0446 Vacuum switching valve, P1130 B1S1 performance malfunction, P1133 circut responce malfunction, I replac... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalytic converter efficience low)
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JT36P10V0Y
This RAV 4 was towed in. Apparently this lady was driving down the road and swerved to avoid a deer. She ran into the ditch and pushed the front into the condensor and radiator. Both are bad. That is not the weird part. The truck will not start. When we first ... Trouble codes: P0115 (Engine coolant temp sensor)
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E2Y
Car came in for large oil consumption problem. Performed leak down test confirmed ring problem. Engine was replace with reman. unit from ATK. After replacement P1349 would continually set. We energized the oil control valve with our Mastertech and got no chang... Trouble codes: P1349 (VVT System malfunction)
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2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Air bag system VIN: 5TDZA23C16
Vehicle came from a body shop. It is obvious this vehicle was in an accident but it doesn't look like any air bags went off. It has a code B1150 Occupant classification ECU problem. After doing all the tests and all wiring is good. We have narrowed the problem...
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2007 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TENX22N77
p1613 secondary air injection driver malfunction.16 pages of testing.did it 3 times.no prob found.replaced air injection control driver.replaced air switching valve.air pump runs when jumped.tested all wires many times.code pops consistantly after cold start.d... Trouble codes: P1613 (secondary air injection driver malfunction)
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG8327T
Well this was a fun one. I checked all wires from connector to computer. Check for sensor ground at computer pin #71 and check continunity from pic # 70 at ecm to knock sensors 1&2 front sensor. checked coninunity from pin 40 at ecm to knock sensor 3& 4 all we... Trouble codes: 211 (Knock sensor 2), 108 (continuous voltage).
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1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster 3.2L airbag VIN: WBSCK9336W
This car is finally gone. The airbag code 9 is the passenger door airbag code,NOT the dash airbag code.The way I found this out was by inducing codes myself.The dash airbag code is code 8,This is why I couldn't find anything wrong with the wiring.Once I found ...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L no compressor engagement VIN: 1G6KY5498X
WELL IVE DONE EVERYTHING EVERYBODY SUGGESTED FROM DISCONNECTING BATTERY TO REPLACEING BOTH SWITCHES AND EVEN REPLACED IPM AND STILL CHECKING.DID FIND RECIRC.DOOR BROKEN AND ACTUATOR BAD BUT THAT SHOULD NOT KEEP A/CFROM WORKING.THANKS FOR ALL THE SUGGESTIONS WI...
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1987 Chevrolet V30 Silverado 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHV34K7H
Hi Guys, Well, it turned out to be a combination of things as it usually does. The egr was sticking intermittently. The spark plugs were gapped too big by customer but I think the major problem is a timing chain that needs replaced but the customer declined... Trouble codes: 33 (MAP sensor).
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1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1GNHG35R6W
Well thanks to all that replied. We got the van fixed. I Drilled holes in the exhaust to make sure the converters are not pluged, it made no difference. Ended up puting in a new MAF and it runs alot better. The engine load is still low but we have a converte... Trouble codes: P1153 (bank 2 sesnor1 not switching).
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52T8X
Replaced ignition lock cylinder and IAC, it has now been a week and a half, customer got emmission test done, and the light is not on. Thankyou very much for all of your posts, they were instrumental in my diagnosis of this vehicle. Trouble codes: P2965, P0507.
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 1GCHK241X1
Thanks to everyones replies.We installed a new gm reman.We lost line pressue all together after further diagnosis.After speaking to reputable trans shop we found that the pumps do disintegrate & torque convertors on these,especially the first year they came ou...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF52E43
The problem was the after market radio when we unplugged it would let the programing work also we had a bad BCM (dealer)
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35U55
Thanks to all who replied did not want to post fix until vehicle went for a few weeks with no problems. Seems that the dealer may have been in the right area but wrong fix. They first replace injector 6 and problem was gone for a week or so then they replaced ... Trouble codes: P0103, P0174, P0300, P0356.
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GDJC39256
well it runs again, I would like to thank all the replies, John and Brian for the extra help and Larry for assuring me the pump will come out of there with some wiggling. We found out that the duramax hates water, the pump would not pump above 458psi, replaced...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL55H7X
We perfomed the testing you guys suggested. Unpluging and testing each module did not help. We did however test the asd relay circuit and it was ok.All the power and grounds are ok to the PCM and itstill wont communicate. WE sent the customer to the dealer to ...
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2003 Chrysler Voyager LX 2.4L No Bus Comm. VIN: 1C4GJ25B13
Thank all of you that took the time to reply. I ended up taking the van to the dealer,They put in a body computer and every thing was solved.I had disconnected all the modules ( air bag, radio,a/c control,IP,) and still all I could read was the engine side of ... Trouble codes: P1681 (No fuel level bus message).
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7GL23X1V
Thank You to everybody who replied, there were a lot of posible explainations. What fixed the problem was replacement of the Governor pressure solenoid and the pressure sensor. After these were replaced the shifts were correct and at the right speeds. Thanks a...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L security system VIN: 2D4GP44L33
well again, thanks to those of you'se who replied to this one, as most of your suspected, it was the transponder, I sent it to the dealer as my scanner would'nt show any readings other then the two codes listed, and after they had it for a a few days they fina...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
There were no airleaks or EGR issues evident, after removing the tank I found a large amount of water and sludge, the customer now states that it did just happen the day they filled the fuel tank. Ended up replacing fuel pump, fuel filter, flushed & cleaned th...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP58S72
Hello all and thank you for all your help. The salt water test worked great. we found that the coil pack was arcing, it had a small crack the was very hard to see. so we replaced it and all is good now.. Thank you very much. Trouble codes: P0302 (missfire on cylinder 2).
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L abs module VIN: 1FAFP38322
thanks everyone for all of your help. especially brian from indianna. I did not realize that datastream stops during an abs event. after learning that I reinspected the sensors and found that the customer had damaged the right rear tone ring during his backyar...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F42
sorry all this guy just bought another truck (must be nice!). Thanks to all, very good info. I was leaning towards battery alternator issues because the alternator was smokin hot when the valve covers were barely even warmed. Plus this would explain the recu... Trouble codes: P1000.
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out
It is finally fixed,thanks for all the suggestions.After replacing the fuel regulator,checking voltage to pump when problem was happening(13 volts),and checking all lines for blockages.I pulled the pump out again and looked in the tank(looking for something ge...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L tailgate door lock VIN: 1FMZU72EX2
Hello everyone. Sorry it took a little too long to respond but I wanted to make sure that the car was fixed. Well... it turned out to be the infamous GEM, which Ford had it in stock, interestingly enough, when I disconnected one of the actuators from the la...
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2004 Ford Focus SE 2.3L shuts off AC Compressor VIN: 1FAHP36Z24
Thank you all for your input, I decided to BG flush the system, remove, inspect & replace the thermostat & water pump, no visual damage, checked radiator flow w/ hoses off; good, found a small leak (crack) in the expansion tank during the BG(20psi)flush, repla...
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2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WF0FAKEVIN
Well this morning I swapped a known good PCM into this veichle and the symptoms were exactly the same. Having had two cars in at work on the same day that had a bad fuel, I took a sample from this veichle found water also in the sample. Upon removing the tank ... Trouble codes: P0301 (missfire cyl 1), P0304 (missfire cyl 4).
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG3140X
Replaced the distributor after deciding the spark was not "hot" enough. Car started first try. Just goes to show you can have all the ingredients and still not make a cake if you don't have enough. Thanks for all the great input Trouble codes: 1456 (Evap Control System Leakage).
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG3156X
The ONLY way to reprogram the immobilizer to the vehicle computer is with the factory scan tool. I have MANY hours chasing and researching this to try to do it myself IN-HOUSE but don't waste your valuable time. Just tow car to the dealer and get it done. Make...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L door locks VIN: 2HKRL18692
thanks for all the replies, i have ofcourse checked the wiring between the door and body at the beggining after i replaced the actuator also i did all the steps described in the Mitchel diagnostic charts, i even took the chance and replaced the passenger multi...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L remote VIN: SAJHX1741T
Ok, this one is fixed. Sorry for the delay I went on vacation. I want to thank Robert,Dallas and Helmut for their help on the sunroof, it made that part of the job alot easier.I had two different problems that appeared to be related. The first one, the door lo...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: CAJEA51C22
Jason from Texas hit the nail on the head!. We found that the ground he was talking about was slightly dirty. We cleaned it and made sure it was properly tightened. Presto-the misfire went away! Thanks to all of you who replied to the help request. Everyone h... Trouble codes: P1313, P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305.
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6S
Hopefully got this one fixed. Shorted 02s=Wiring splice by fuel injector/sensor also slow to respond+ engine actually running rich. Rough running/stalling/driveability=carbon!!! 2 fuel induction cleanings+ clean T-body & IAC. All good to go lets hope! Tha... Trouble codes: 21 (Oxygen sensor shorted high).
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L l\r brake VIN: 1J4GW5857X
REPLACED L\R CALIPER AND FLEX LINE TO CALIPER . WILL SEE OVER NEXT SEVERAL WEEKS IF OK NOW. THERE ARE STILL 3 OTHER REAR FLEX LINES
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S9Y
The jeep is fixed. It was the ignition coil that was faulty. I guess my "known" good ignition coil was in fact defective. Thanks to all that have responded! Trouble codes: P0353.
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L light knock VIN: JT6GF1OU5Y
We have had several suggestions from faulty exhaust mainfolds to sludged up engines. Both exhaust manifolds were changed and the noise still was there. The oil pan was removed and rod bearing were looked at and all were fine. The engine has been de-sludged ...
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W1Y
Thanks for the replies. This one needed a pcm. I hooked up my labscope to both vpwr and control on the purge valve. During the road test I saw the pcm attempt to pull the control to ground but the best it could achieve was a 3 volt drop. Vpwr stayed steady at ... Trouble codes: P0443 (Purge control).
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L vents VIN: 1LNHM82W51
replace a new blower with another new blower from a different manufature and solved problem. thanks for the tips.
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1EJO1F2P
found out injector pig tail had a broken wire inside sheathing. repaired wire and problem solved, thanks for all the input guys.
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1994 Nissan D21 2.4L No Start VIN: IN6SD11Y7R
turns out i had a bad computer i want to thank all who gave me a responce
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2002 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L atp t-case VIN: 5YN234T56T
Thanks to John from Michigan, Alldata has the diagrams and there are 2 switches on the transfer case and they are wired in series after a relay grounds them.
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Power windows, power seat, Sunroof, power lock not VIN: 1N4AL11D83
According to wiring diagranm: the BCM (Body Control Module) will control Power windows,lock, sunroof, driver's seat. When I disconnect power for the seat switch, everything begins working. Problem found: driver's seat short out inside. It's weird because there...
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1988 Other European Silver Spur 4.0L Inop VIN: SCAZS02A7J
The fix was the control board bellow the radio/heater core area. I removed it and notice that the relay contact to the board was overheated, re solder it and everything is good now. Thanks again. Regards Rick
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1995 Plymouth Neon Sport 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1P3ES62C8S
A Very Big Thanks to all that replied. Please note: this car would not have been fixed if it were not for the iATN network. As posted before, I tried to make sense of the erroneous TPS minimum that would not represent what we knew to be a perfect .8vdc. After ...
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1998 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L evap core VIN: 2G2FS22K5W
THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT INFO , WHAT I FOUND WAS THE EVAP. CORE WAS PRODUCING BOTH COLD AND WARM AIR . ONCE I REMOVED THE HEATER CORE TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE EVAP, THE LOWER CORNER WAS ACTULLY BLOWING WARM TO HOT AIR . I GUESS THERE MUST BE A BLOCKAGE IN THE EVA...
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